The controversial 14th Dalai Lama aka Tenzin Gyatso is very popular all over the world.
The 14th Dalai Lama received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989.
He has traveled the world and has spoken about the welfare of Tibetans, environment, economics, women’s rights, non-violence, interfaith dialogue, Buddhism and science, and even sexuality.
Here I selected my personal all-time the best five Dalai Lama quotes.
“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.”
(Dalai Lama: A Policy of Kindness By Sidney Piburn)
“The root of happiness is altruism — the wish to be of service to others.”
(The Dalai Lama at Harvard: Lectures on the Buddhist Path to Peace (1988) by Jeffrey Hopkins.)
“I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance.”
(Nobel acceptance speech; 1989)
“It is anger that is a sign of weakness, whereas patience is a sign of strength.”
(For the Benefit of All Beings: A Commentary on the Way of the Bodhisattva)
“If one’s life is simple, contentment has to come.”
(Path To Tranquility, p.77)
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