14 quotes on peace by His Holiness Dalai Lama.

1. A more peaceful world and a more peaceful century require that we rely not on weapons but on developing a widespread inner peace.
A more peaceful world and a more peaceful century require that we rely not on weapons but on developing a widespread inner peace.
2. The impulse to try to solve problems by use of force is out of date and old-fashioned.
The impulse to try to solve problems by use of force is out of date and old-fashioned.
3. An outbreak of fire will not be quenched by prayer alone, it’s far more important to prevent its breaking out in the first place.
An outbreak of fire will not be quenched by prayer alone, it’s far more important to prevent its breaking out in the first place.
4. We will only make the 21st century an era of peace on the basis of inner peace.
We will only make the 21st century an era of peace on the basis of inner peace.
5. 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.
6. In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.
In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.
7. Love and compassion are the pillars of world peace.
Love and compassion are the pillars of world peace.
8. We have to cultivate a vision of a happier, more peaceful future and make the effort now to bring it about. This is no time for complacency, hope lies in the action we take.
We have to cultivate a vision of a happier, more peaceful future and make the effort now to bring it about. This is no time for complacency, hope lies in the action we take.
9. Although I am a Buddhist monk, I am sceptical that prayers alone will achieve world peace. We need instead to be enthusiastic and self-confident in taking action.
Although I am a Buddhist monk, I am sceptical that prayers alone will achieve world peace. We need instead to be enthusiastic and self-confident in taking action.
10. 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.
11. Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways.
Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways.
12. Anger is the ultimate destroyer of your own peace of mind.
Anger is the ultimate destroyer of your own peace of mind.
13. Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
14. Through violence, you may ‘solve’ one problem, but you sow the seeds for another.
Through violence, you may ‘solve’ one problem, but you sow the seeds for another.