Dalai Lama is a world leader known for promoting tolerance, peace, forgiveness, contentment, self-discipline and other important values that will help make the world a better place.

Below are 20 Dalai Lama quotes that will enrich your life

1. “The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation.” – Dalai Lama

2. “Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.” – Dalai Lama

3. “When you realise you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.” – Dalai Lama

4. “When you talk, you are repeating what you already know; but when you listen, you may learn something new.” – Dalai Lama

5. “People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.” – Dalai Lama

6. “If you cultivate the right attitude, your enemies are your best spiritual teachers because their presence provides you with the opportunity to enhance and develop tolerance, patience and understanding.” – Dalai Lama

7. “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” – Dalai Lama

8. “Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” – Dalai Lama

9. “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” – Dalai Lama

10. “The ultimate source of happiness is not money and power but warm-heartedness.” – Dalai Lama

11. “Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.” – Dalai Lama

12. “Time passes unhindered. When we make mistakes, we cannot turn the clock back and try again. All we can do is use the present well.” – Dalai Lama

13. “Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.” – Dalai Lama

14. “Silence is sometimes the best answer.” – Dalai Lama

15. “The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred.” – Dalai Lama

16. “The goal is not to be better than the other man but your previous self.” – Dalai Lama

17. “We can never obtain peace in the outer word until we make peace with ourselves.” – Dalai Lama

18. “The spoon cannot taste of the food it carries. Likewise, a foolish man cannot understand the wise man’s wisdom even if he associates with a sage.” – Dalai Lama

19. “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxury. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” – Dalai Lama

20. “Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” – Dalai Lama