14 quotes by His Holiness Dalai Lama on Humanity.

1. No matter how strong we may feel, our survival depends on others.
No matter how strong we may feel, our survival depends on others.
2. As social animals we need friends and what attracts them is trust. And trust grows when we show real concern for others' well-being.
As social animals we need friends and what attracts them is trust. And trust grows when we show real concern for others' well-being.
3. Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.
4. We all have a responsibility to ensure the welfare of humanity, to try to make this a happier more peaceful world.
We all have a responsibility to ensure the welfare of humanity, to try to make this a happier more peaceful world.
5. I sometimes wish that grown human beings were more like children, who are naturally open and accepting of others. Instead, as we grow up, we fail to nurture our natural potential and our sense of fundamental human values.
I sometimes wish that grown human beings were more like children, who are naturally open and accepting of others. Instead, as we grow up, we fail to nurture our natural potential and our sense of fundamental human values.
6. World peace must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just mere absence of violence. Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion.
World peace must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just mere absence of violence. Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion,
7. The creatures that inhabit this earth-be they human beings or animals-are here to contribute, each in its own particular way, to the beauty and prosperity of the world.
The creatures that inhabit this earth-be they human beings or animals-are here to contribute, each in its own particular way, to the beauty and prosperity of the world.
8. The topic of compassion is not at all religious business; it is important to know it is human business, it is a question of human survival
9. We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
10. Our ancient experience confirms at every point that everything is linked together, everything is inseparable.
Our ancient experience confirms at every point that everything is linked together, everything is inseparable.
11. What surprises me most is “Man”, because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he doesn’t enjoy the present; The result being he doesn’t live in the present or the future; He lives as if he’s never going to die, and then he dies having never really lived.
What surprises me most is “Man”, because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he doesn’t enjoy the present; The result being he doesn’t live in the present or the future; He lives as if he’s never going to die, and then he dies having never really lived.
12. As you breathe in, cherish yourself. As you breathe out, cherish all Beings.
As you breathe in, cherish yourself. As you breathe out, cherish all Beings.
13. None of us wants to face problems, and yet we create them by stressing our differences. If we see each other just as fellow human beings, there'll be no basis for fighting or conflict between us.
14. I believe that thinking only of our own comfort and peace to the neglect of other troubles in the world is immoral.
I believe that thinking only of our own comfort and peace to the neglect of other troubles in the world is immoral.