16 Best Dalai Lama Quotes That Will Help You Lead A Peaceful Life

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If you want to make peace with the world around you, you must first make peace with yourself.

Here are 16 amazing quotes from Dalai Lama that will help you lead a peaceful life:

“It is not possible to find peace with anger, hatred, jealousy or greed.”- Dalai Lama

The key to a happier and more peaceful and successful world is the growth of compassion.”- Dalai Lama

“Transformation depends upon meditation. In order to meditate correctly, you have knowledge.”-

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“The more we care for the happiness of others the greater our own sense of each other becomes.”- Dalai Lama

“True peace with oneself and with the world around us can only be achieved through the development of mental peace.”- Dalai Lama

“True happiness comes from a sense of inner peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved through the cultivation of altruism, or love and compassion and elimination of ignorance, selfishness and greed.”– Dalai Lama

“The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion.”- Dalai Lama

“The reason why love and compassion bring the greatness happiness is simply that our nature cherishes them above all else.”- Dalai Lama

“It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible.”- Dalai Lama

“It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.”-

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“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”– Dalai Lama

“Human happiness and human satisfaction must ultimately come from within oneself.”- Dalai Lama

“It is wise to take a close look into the world of your mind and to make the distinction beneficial and harmful states of mind. Once you can recognize the value of good states of mind, you can increase or foster them.”– Dalai Lama

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.”- Dalai Lama

“One has to try to develop one’s inner feelings, which can be done simply by training one’s mind.”- Dalai Lama

“The actions of each of us, human or nonhuman, have contributed to the world in which we live. We all have a common responsibility for our world and are connected with everything in it.”- Dalai Lama

The Power Of Inner Peace

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We want inner peace, but we don’t know how to get there. Inner peace has the power to change our lives. It is what we need to live a better life. If we can’t live a peaceful life, what do we do?

We can make peace with ourselves. How? You can make peace with your life by living your own life. Don’t focus on what is not making you happy. It is what we have to have if we are to live a peaceful life. No matter how great your life is materially, if you are not at peace with yourself, you will not be happy with your outside world.

“Inner peace is the key: if you have inner peace, the external problems do not affect your deep sense of peace and tranquility.”- Dalai Lama

To make yourself really happy, to make peace with yourself, you must do the right things. For example, if you see someone who is hurting, if you see someone who needs help, do what is within your power. Help people with love.

According to Dalai Lama, “Without this inner peace, no matter how comfortable your life is materially, you may still be worried, disturbed or unhappy because of circumstances.” He is right. Money can’t buy you inner peace. Money can’t buy you happiness. Money cannot buy you health. But it does make people comfortable.

It is good to have money, but it can’t buy you inner peace. If you want inner peace, it is your responsibility to live your own life. If you can live your own life, peace will follow you.