When you are discontent, you always want more, more, more. Your desire can never be satisfied. But when you practice contentment, you can say to yourself, 'Oh yes - I already have everything that I really need.'
Dalai Lama

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I became the Dalai Lama not on a volunteer basis.

I describe myself as a simple Buddhist monk. No more, no less.

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.

The important thing is that men should have a purpose in life. It should be something useful, something good.

Even when we have physical hardships, we can be very happy.

About Dalai Lama

Profession: Leader
Nationality: Tibetan
Born: July 6, 1935

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