Dalai Lama Quote on What Surprised Him About Humanity

by Alex

in Buddhism, Spiritual Thinkers

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Dalai Lama on HumanityCan’t say I’m the biggest Dalai Lama fan, but I just read this and it hit me like a lightning bolt.

The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, he said:

Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money.
Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.
And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present;
the result being that he does not live in the present or the future;
he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.”

Powerful stuff.

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Posted on Sunday, March 18th, 2012

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Paulo August 17, 2017 at 3:10 pm

Thanks for the post. The Dalai Lama is great!

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yeah much about him they write and I’ll write more, the points of view are different for everyone, one thing is for sure that it’s a great person

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