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A collection of phrases of the famous order of tibetan buddhists. Enlightened men, recognized for their peaceful temper and their wisdom, their holiness is beyond question. Enjoy!
Dalai Lama > happiness
"Don´t search happiness in the horizon, search happiness where you stand."
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."
"Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared."
"Ultimately, the reason why love and compassion bring the greatest happiness is simply that our nature cherishes them above all else. The need for love lies at the very foundation of human existence. It results from the profound interdependence we all share with one another. However capable and skillful an individual may be, left alone, he or she will not survive. However vigorous and independent one may feel during the most prosperous periods of life, when one is sick or very young or very old, one must depend on the support of others."
“I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness…”
“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”