Dalai Lama Xiv Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Dalai Lama Xiv quotes, Dalai Lama Xiv sayings, and Dalai Lama Xiv proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

There is a saying in Tibetan, 'Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.' No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real disaster. Dalai Lama XIV
It is not enough to be compassionate. You must act. Dalai Lama XIV
Do not confuse peace of mind with spaced-out insensitivity. A truly peaceful mind is very sensitive, very aware. Dalai Lama XIV
Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek. Dalai Lama XIV
Every human being has the same potential. Whatever makes you feel I am worthless is wrong. Absolutely wrong. You are deceiving yourself. We all have the power of thought, so what could you possibly be lacking? If you have the willpower, then you can do anything. Dalai Lama XIV
Do not try to use what you learn from Buddhism to be a Buddhist; use it to be a better whatever-you-already-are. Dalai Lama XIV