Dalai Lama Quotes

Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.

- Dalai Lama

The whole purpose of religion is to facilitate love and compassion, patience, tolerance, humility, and forgiveness.

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Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.

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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.

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Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.

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This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.

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I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness.

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I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.

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