14 inspirational quotes by His Holiness Dalai Lama.

1. Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.
Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.
2. If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.
3. 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.
4. No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.
No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.
5. Human potential is the same for all. Your feeling, “I am of no value”, is wrong. Absolutely wrong.
Human potential is the same for all. Your feeling, “I am of no value”, is wrong. Absolutely wrong.
6. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
7. There is only one important point you must keep in your mind and let it be your guide. No matter what people call you, you are just who you are. Keep to this truth.
There is only one important point you must keep in your mind and let it be your guide. No matter what people call you, you are just who you are. Keep to this truth.
8. Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
9. When we wake up we can remind ourselves - ‘I need to be happy, I need to have warm feelings towards others.' This builds self-confidence, honesty, transparency, which leads to trust.
When we wake up we can remind ourselves - ‘I need to be happy, I need to have warm feelings towards others.' This builds self-confidence, honesty, transparency, which leads to trust.
10. Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.
Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.
11. Hardship, in forcing us to exercise greater patience and forbearance in daily life, actually makes us stronger and more robust.
Hardship, in forcing us to exercise greater patience and forbearance in daily life, actually makes us stronger and more robust.
12. A mind committed to compassion is like an overflowing reservoir - a constant source of energy, determination and kindness.
A mind committed to compassion is like an overflowing reservoir - a constant source of energy, determination and kindness.
13. This mind can also be likened to a seed; when cultivated, it gives rise to many other qualities, such as forgiveness, tolerance, inner strength, and the confidence to overcome fear and insecurity.
This mind can also be likened to a seed; when cultivated, it gives rise to many other qualities, such as forgiveness, tolerance, inner strength, and the confidence to overcome fear and insecurity.
14. True change is within. Leave the outside as it is.
True change is within. Leave the outside as it is.