• We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us, and make us kinder. We always have the choice.
    We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us, and make us kinder. We always have the choice.
    ~ Dalai Lama
  • Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek.
    ~ Dalai Lama
  • We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
    ~ Dalai Lama
  • The planet does not need more 'successful people'. The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers of all kinds.
    ~ Dalai Lama
  • Changing the world is up to us. If each of us tries, the next generation may see a happier, more peaceful world emerge.
    ~ Dalai Lama
  • Compassion is what makes our lives meaningful.
    ~ Dalai Lama
  • One of the secrets of inner peace is the practice of compassion.
    One of the secrets of inner peace is the practice of compassion.
    ~ Dalai Lama
  • Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions.
    Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions.
    ~ Dalai Lama
  • The real troublemaker is within us. Our true enemies are our own destructive tendencies.
    The real troublemaker is within us. Our true enemies are our own destructive tendencies.
    ~ Dalai Lama
  • A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.
    A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.
    ~ Dalai Lama