Notable Quotes from HHDL

Here are just a few morsels that we heard today as the dialogue moved to a consideration of issues of emotion and its relation to attention and emotion on day 4.

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“I describe myself as a messenger of Ancient Indian thought.”

HH Dalai Lama

“Many of the problems we are facing today in the world are of our own making due to greed, fear and so on. Therefore, we cannot neglect our inner mind – it is a key factor in both personal happiness and the well-being of the world.”

HH Dalai Lama

“How can the inner life be introduced into the education of young people? One view is morals come from religious training. Another view is that there is a fundamental and universal level of ethics that can be taught to all – things like affection, respect for others and a sense of interconnection. Modern education can teach these things.”

HH Dalai Lama