Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Dalai Lama Quotes. Portrait by Travis Simpkins

"Man surprised me most about humanity. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived." -Dalai Lama

"Man surprised me most about humanity. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived." -Dalai Lama


"When you talk you are only repeating something you already know. But, if you listen you may learn something new." -Dalai Lama

"When you talk you are only repeating something you already know. But, if you listen you may learn something new." -Dalai Lama


"Everyday, 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

"Everyday, 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


"The planet does not need more successful people. The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers, and lovers of all kinds." -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


"Developing inner values is much like physical exercise. The more we train our abilities, the stronger they become. The difference is that, unlike the body, when it comes to training the mind, there is no limit to how far we can go." -Dalai Lama

"Developing inner values is much like physical exercise. The more we train our abilities, the stronger they become. The difference is that, unlike the body, when it comes to training the mind, there is no limit to how far we can go." -Dalai Lama


"I have found that the greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. Cultivating a close, warmhearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease. It is the ultimate source of success in life." -Dalai Lama

"I have found that the greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. Cultivating a close, warmhearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease. It is the ultimate source of success in life." -Dalai Lama


"Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace." -Dalai Lama

"Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace." -Dalai Lama


"If it can be solved, there's no need to worry, and if it can't be solved, worry is of no use." -Dalai Lama

"If it can be solved, there's no need to worry, and if it can't be solved, worry is of no use." -Dalai Lama