Quotes by The Dalai Lama

The important thing is that men should have a purpose in life. It should be something useful, something good.
– The Dalai Lama
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.
– The Dalai Lama
The best way to resolve any problem in the human world is for all sides to sit down and talk.
– The Dalai Lama
Some mischievous people always there. Last several thousand years, always there. In future, also.
– The Dalai Lama
My faith helps me overcome such negative emotions and find my equilibrium.
– The Dalai Lama
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
– The Dalai Lama
In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.
– The Dalai Lama
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
– The Dalai Lama
If some people have the belief or view that the Dalai Lama has some miracle power, that's totally nonsense.
– The Dalai Lama
I totally disagree with the view that the Tibet struggle will die, and there will be no hope for Tibet, after the Dalai Lama passes away.
– The Dalai Lama
I think really, China, Chinese, I think they really have a long history of civilization, rich culture.
– The Dalai Lama
I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted.
– The Dalai Lama
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
– The Dalai Lama
Home is where you feel at home and are treated well.
– The Dalai Lama
Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something's wrong. He's not right in the brain.
– The Dalai Lama
Even when a person has all of life's comforts - good food, good shelter, a companion - he or she can still become unhappy when encountering a tragic situation.
– The Dalai Lama
Conversion is not my intention. Changing religion is not easy. You may develop some kind of confusion or difficulties.
– The Dalai Lama
Computers make me totally blank out.
– The Dalai Lama
Chinese people themselves, they really want change.
– The Dalai Lama
China has to go along with world trends. That's democracy, liberty, individual freedom. China sooner or later has to go that way. It cannot go backward.
– The Dalai Lama