Tibetan Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old tibetan quotes, tibetan sayings, and tibetan proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Tibetans are great with meritorious practices.     

Tenzin Palmo

The Tibetan Buddhist realization is that mind does not have any particular qualities or attributes of its own. It's clear – clear light.     

Frederick Lenz

The Tibetans have many teachings on how to die, consciously, and how to remain in the clear light, and it works. You can see it working, and they can stay in that state for hours, days, or weeks.     

Tenzin Palmo

For Tibetans, the real strength of our struggle is truth - not size, money, or expertise.     

Dalai Lama

In Tibetan, we say people who have good windhorse have the sense they can accomplish what they want to do.     

Sakyong Mipham

The Tibetans are good at learning many skillful ways to show that everything we do becomes dharma practice, depending on which kind of approach we use.     

Tenzin Palmo

Tibetans - at least traditionally - are so totally permeated with the dharma that they don't see any difference between dharma and everyday life, really. And therefore they enjoy it because they don't make a separation.     

Tenzin Palmo