Though many view the Dalai Lama as a spiritual man, he has many words of wisdom that would help anyone in their daily life.
In honor of his birthday, here are 10 quotable tweets from the Dalai Lama, who is actually pretty prolific on Twitter. Check them out, and feel enlightened.
We are all social animals and compassion, care and concern for others bring us together.
Having a calm and compassionate mind enables us to use our natural intelligence more effectively.
The moment you think of others, your mind widens.
Although bringing about inner change is difficult, it is absolutely worthwhile to try. What is important is to try our best.
The future can be different if we choose to make it so. There is no time for complacency, hope lies in what action we take.
We know that everyone who is born has to die, but the important thing is that while we are alive we should make our lives meaningful.
We may sometimes feel that we can't do much as individuals, but humanity is made up of individuals; we can make a difference.
We need friendship, which depends on trust. And that depends on concern for others, defending their rights, and not doing them harm.
We will only create a more peaceful and harmonious world if we adopt a peaceful approach and engage openly in dialogue.
Love and affection are important if we are to live a happy life.
Amy Cooper is the type of journalist that when asked "What do you bring to the table," she replies "I am the table.