Quotes about Dalai Lama by Dalai Lama, Monique Roffey, Jesse Ventura, Ricky Martin, Joe Nichols, Evan Osnos and many others.
I felt we must separate political responsibility. The Dalai Lama should not carry that burden. So that is my selfish reason – to protect the old Dalai Lama tradition. It is safer without political involvement.
The person I love most is the Dalai Lama. China destroyed his country, yet he says that it’s imperative we show love for the Chinese.
I became the Dalai Lama not on a volunteer basis.
I asked Dalai Lama the most important question that I think you could ask – if he had ever seen Caddyshack.
Buddha’s teaching are very simple, you don’t have to break your head to understand the message. The part that I like the most from Buddha’s teachings and from His Holiness, The Dalai Lama, is that the most powerful weapon is to not attack, to be able to have self-control.
Performing for the Dalai Lama – those are words I never imagined coming out of my mouth.
If some people have the belief or view that the Dalai Lama has some miracle power, that’s totally nonsense.
At the age of eighty, the Dalai Lama has begun to discuss a range of prospects for the future disposition of his soul. Traditionally, after he dies, a search party of senior monks would set out to locate his new incarnation, who is most often a boy toddler, who goes on to be trained as a monk and a leader.
If some people have the belief or view that the Dalai Lama has some miracle power, that’s totally nonsense. I am just one human being.
What the Dalai Lama had to resolve was whether to stay in Tibet or leave. He wanted to stay, but staying would have meant the total destruction of Tibet, because he would have died and that would have ripped the heart out of his people.
Hundreds of political prisoners still suffer in Tibetan prisons. Freedom of speech is not allowed in any sense. It is illegal to possess a photo of the Dalai Lama.
People are surprised at how down-to-earth I am. I like to stay home on Friday nights and listen to ‘The Art of Happiness’ by the Dalai Lama.
Since 2009, 140 Tibetans have immolated themselves to protest Chinese policies that limit their freedom of movement, speech and religion, especially their right to venerate the Dalai Lama.
The Tibetan people will need to determine who the next reincarnation of the Dalai Lama is.
Spiritual practice should not be confused with grim duty. It is the laughter of the Dalai Lama and the wonder born with every child.
You don’t have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life’s about change.
I also saw the Dalai Lama a few times.