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Disciplined or undisciplined
Whether our action is wholesome or unwholesome depends on whether that action or deed arises from a disciplined or undisciplined state of mind. It is felt that a disciplined mind leads to happiness and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering, and in fact it is said that bringing about discipline within one's mind is the essence of the Buddha's teaching.
Dalai Lama | discipline

Faith or religion
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Dalai Lama | religion

How to be happy
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Dalai Lama | happiness

How to obtain peace
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Dalai Lama | war and peace

I do not judge the universe
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Dalai Lama | hope

Ignorance and peace
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
Dalai Lama | war and peace

It is not ready made
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Dalai Lama | happiness

My simple religion
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 | religion

Not right in the brain
Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something is wrong. He's not right in the brain.
Dalai Lama | anger

Politics and religion
I always tell people that religious institutions and political institutions should be separate. So while I'm telling people this, I myself continue with them combined. Hypocrisy!
Dalai Lama | religion

Practice compassion
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Dalai Lama | happiness

The practice of tolerance
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Dalai Lama | relationships

The purpose of life
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Dalai Lama | happiness

The same message
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
Dalai Lama | religion

They are necessities
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
Dalai Lama | love

What is generosity?
Generosity is the most natural outward expression of an inner attitude of compassion and loving-kindness.
Dalai Lama | generosity

With awareness of consequences
Whether you call it Buddhism or another religion, self-discipline, that's important. Self-discipline with awareness of consequences.
Dalai Lama | discipline

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