HH Dalai Lama preaches humans to be happy. Here’s a list of 14 quotes by him on how to live a happy life!

1.The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
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2. Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your actions.
3. To be contented human beings we need trust and friendship, which tends to develop much better once we realise that all beings have a right to happiness, just as we do.
To be contented human beings we need trust and friendship, which tends to develop much better once we realise that all beings have a right to happiness, just as we do.
4. We need to learn to distinguish emotions like anger and attachment that are destructive from positive ones like compassion that are a source of happiness.
We need to learn to distinguish emotions like anger and attachment that are destructive from positive ones like compassion that are a source of happiness.
5. The very purpose of our life is happiness, which is sustained by hope. We have no guarantee about the future, but we exist in the hope of something better.
The very purpose of our life is happiness, which is sustained by hope. We have no guarantee about the future, but we exist in the hope of something better.
6. True happiness comes from having a sense of inner peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved by cultivating altruism, love, and compassion, and by eliminating anger, selfishness, and greed.
True happiness comes from having a sense of inner peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved by cultivating altruism, love and compassion, and by eliminating anger, selfishness and greed.
7. Genuine happiness requires peace of mind or a degree of mental composure. When this is present, hardship counts for nothing. With inner strength or mental stability, we can endure all kinds of adversity.
Genuine happiness requires peace of mind or a degree of mental composure. When this is present, hardship counts for nothing. With inner strength or mental stability, we can endure all kinds of adversity.
8. Happiness depends on inner peace, which depends on warm-heartedness. There's no room for anger, jealousy or insecurity.
Happiness depends on inner peace, which depends on warm-heartedness. There's no room for anger, jealousy or insecurity.
9. There are two kinds of happiness - the temporary pleasure derived primarily from material comfort alone and another more enduring comfort that results from the thorough transformation and development of the mind.
There are two kinds of happiness - the temporary pleasure derived primarily from material comfort alone and another more enduring comfort that results from the thorough transformation and development of the mind.
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. Happiness doesn’t always come from a pursuit. Sometimes it comes when we least expect it.
Happiness doesn’t always come from a pursuit. Sometimes it comes when we least expect it.
12. Happiness comes through taming the mind. Without taming the mind there is no way to be happy.
Happiness comes through taming the mind. Without taming the mind there is no way to be happy.
13. Happiness mainly comes from our own attitude, rather than from external factors.
Happiness mainly comes from our own attitude, rather than from external factors.
14. We humans who live on this earth face the task of making a happy life for ourselves. Therefore, it is important to discover what will bring about the greatest degree of happiness.
We humans who live on this earth face the task of making a happy life for ourselves. Therefore, it is important to discover what will bring about the greatest degree of happiness.