55 Dalai Lama Quotes On Worry, Compassion And Kindness

Dalai Lama was a builder of bridges and campaigner of Tibetan independence which makes him a moral leader with countless support in the world. He is regarded as a spiritual leader in the Chinese province, and he devoted his life towards global peace, humanitarianism, environmental causes and making dialogues with religions and other people in the community. Dalai Lama has written the best inspirational books which has spread across the globe and won the Nobel Peace Prize.

One of many things which Dalai Lama taught us was the essence of kindness. His quotes teaches us the importance of being in peace, and how to live a happy life. Happiness comes when there is peace in the mind, Dalai Lama taught us the importance of happiness and living a peaceful life. When he was on this earth, he inspired everyone, he was a man who many looked up to, a very wise man who has left us appreciating his amazing saying till this day. His love and worry for people made him the greatest man to live in the era he was born in. His quotes highlight the importance of worry, compassion, kindness, happiness, peace, religion, relationship, and success.

TOP 5 Rated Dalai Lama Quotes
1.“An eye for an eye….we are all blind” – Dalai Lama
2.“Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” – Dalai Lama
3.“Compassion is the radicalism of our time.” – Dalai Lama
4.“Consider carefully: what prevents you from living the way you want to live your life?” – Dalai Lama
5.“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama


  1. Time passes unhindered. When we make mistakes, we cannot turn the clock back and try again. All we can do is use the present well.” – Dalai Lama
  2. “Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” – Dalai Lama
  3. “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” – Dalai Lama
  4. “People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.” – Dalai Lama

  5. “Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others; to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. I am going to have kind thoughts towards others, I am not going to get angry or think badly about others. I am going to benefit others as much as I can.” ― Dalai Lama
  6. “The Chinese government wants me to say that for many centuries Tibet has been part of China. Even if I make that statement, many people would just laugh. And my statement will not change past history. History is history.” – Dalai Lama

  7. “When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.” – Dalai Lama
  8. “Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.” – Dalai Lama
  9. Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” – Dalai Lama
  10. “Love and compassion are the true religions to me. But to develop this, we do not need to believe in any religion.” – Dalai Lama
  11. “Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.” – Dalai Lama
  12. “Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways.” – Dalai Lama
  13. “Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn’t anyone who doesn’t appreciate kindness and compassion.” – Dalai Lama
  14. “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama

  15. “I think the self-burning itself on practice of non-violence. These people, you see, they easily use bomb explosive, more casualty people. But they didn’t do that. Only sacrifice their own life. So this also is part of practice of non-violence.” – Dalai Lama
  16. “No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.” ― Dalai Lama
  17. “You have to start giving first and expect absolutely nothing.” – Dalai Lama
  18. “An open heart is an open mind.” – Dalai Lama
  19. “As you breathe in, cherish yourself. As you breathe out, cherish all beings.” – Dalai Lama

  20. “Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day.” – Dalai Lama

  21. “Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek.” – Dalai Lama
  22. “Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.” – Dalai Lama
  23. “If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry. If it’s not fixable, then there is no help in worrying. There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever.” – Dalai Lama
  24. “A spoon cannot taste of the food it carries. Likewise, a foolish man cannot understand the wise man´s wisdom even if he associates with a sage.” – Dalai Lama
  25. “If you don’t love yourself, you cannot love others. You will not be able to love others. If you have no compassion for yourself then you are not able of developing compassion for others.” – Dalai Lama

  26. “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” – Dalai Lama
  27. “Compassion naturally creates a positive atmosphere, and as a result you feel peaceful and content.” – Dalai Lama
  28. “Pain can change you, but that doesn’t mean it has to be a bad change. Take that pain and turn it into wisdom.” – Dalai Lama
  29. “Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.” – Dalai Lama
  30. “We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves” – Dalai Lama

  31. “The ultimate source of my mental happiness is my peace of mind. Nothing can destroy this except my own anger.” – Dalai Lama
  32. “Love is the absence of judgement.” – Dalai Lama
  33. “Never give up. No matter what is happening, no matter what is going on around you, never give up.” – Dalai Lama
  34. “Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.” ― Dalai Lama
  35. “Silence is sometimes the best answer” – Dalai Lama

  36. “Some mischievous people always there. Last several thousand years, always there. In future, also.” – Dalai Lama
  37. “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” – Dalai Lama
  38. “Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.” – Dalai Lama
  39. “The Dalai Lama is just a temporal leader of Tibet.” – Dalai Lama
  40. “The goal is not to be better than the other man, but your previous self.” – Dalai Lama

  41. “The ultimate source of happiness is not money and power, but warm-heartedness.” – Dalai Lama
  42. “The whole purpose of religion is to facilitate love and compassion, patience, tolerance, humility, and forgiveness.” – Dalai Lama
  43. “There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.’ “In order to become prosperous, a person must initially work very hard, so he or she has to sacrifice a lot of leisure time.” – Dalai Lama
  44. “There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.” – Dalai Lama

  45. “This is my simple religion. No need for temples. No need for complicated philosophy. Your own mind, your own heart is the temple. Your philosophy is simple kindness.” – Dalai Lama
  46. “Through difficult experiences, life sometimes becomes more meaningful.” – Dalai Lama
  47. “Every day, think as you wake up: Today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it.” – Dalai Lama
  48. “Follow the three R’s: – Respect for self. – Respect for others. – Responsibility for all your actions.” – Dalai Lama
  49. “Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.” – Dalai Lama
  50. “If your heart has peace, nothing can disturb you.” – Dalai Lama

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