"China has to go along with world trends. That's democracy, liberty, individual freedom. China sooner or later has to go that way. It cannot go backward."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Dalai Lama on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Dalai Lama on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Dalai Lama on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Dalai Lama on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Dalai Lama on Mahatma Gandhi
"Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something's wrong. He's not right in the brain."
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."
"Sleep is the best meditation."
"The best way to resolve any problem in the human world is for all sides to sit down and talk."