Compassion is one of the main tenets of HH Dalai Lama’s preachings. Here’s a list of 14 quotes by him on how to live a compassionate life!

1. By learning to be more warm-hearted we can create a more compassionate world.
By learning to be more warm-hearted we can create a more compassionate world.
2. No matter how strong we may feel, our survival depends on others.
No matter how strong we may feel, our survival depends on others.
3. Compassion brings peace of mind. It brings a smile to the face.
Compassion brings peace of mind. It brings a smile to the face.
4. If we remember that others too are human beings like us, we can extend a sense of kindness even towards those we think of as enemies.
If we remember that others too are human beings like us, we can extend a sense of kindness even towards those we think of as enemies.
5. Education needs not only to develop our intelligence, but also to support the basic human values of warm-heartedness and compassion.
Education needs not only to develop our intelligence, but also to support the basic human values of warm-heartedness and compassion.
6. Compassion brings self-confidence and an ability to act transparently. It strengthens trust which is the ground for friendship.
Compassion brings self-confidence and an ability to act transparently. It strengthens trust which is the ground for friendship.
7. Compassion enhances our inner strength, reduces fear and causes friends to gather round us.
8. Compassion brings inner peace and whatever else is going on, that peace of mind allows us to see the whole picture more clearly.
Compassion brings inner peace and whatever else is going on, that peace of mind allows us to see the whole picture more clearly.
9. Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
10. If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
11. Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.
12.  Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.
Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.
13. Love and compassion and a sense of universal responsibilityAre the sources of peace and happiness.
14. Warm-heartedness and concern for others are a part of human nature and are at the core of positive human values.
Warm-heartedness and concern for others are a part of human nature and are at the core of positive human values.