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35 Tibetan Proverbs on Success

Tibet is a region in East Asia, covering much of the Tibetan Plateau and spanning about 2,500,000 km2 (970,000 sq mi). It is the traditional homeland of the Tibetan people as well as some other ethnic groups such as Monpa, Tamang, Qiang, Sherpa and Lhoba peoples and is now also home to considerable numbers of Han Chinese and Hui people settlers. Tibet developed a distinct culture due to its geographic and climatic conditions. While influenced by neighboring cultures from China, India, and Nepal, the Himalayan region’s remoteness and inaccessibility have preserved distinct local influences, and stimulated the development of its distinct culture. Tibet has a rich collection of proverbs, much of these reflects their beliefs and everyday life. May these Tibetan Proverbs On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “One good punch on your enemy’s nose, gives more pleasure than hearing well-meaning advice from your elders.” Tibetan Proverb

2. “When he took time to help the man up the mountain, lo, he scaled it himself.” Tibetan Proverb

3. Goodness speaks in a whisper, evil shouts.” Tibetan Proverb

4. “Wherever you have friends, that’s your country. Wherever you receive love, that’s your home.” Tibetan Proverb

5. “Eat according to the limits of your provisions; work according to the length of your step.” Tibetan Proverb

Eat according to the limits of your provisions; work according to the length of your step. Tibetan Proverb

6. “A child without education is like a bird without wings.” Tibetan Proverb

7. “The goal is not to be better than the other man, but your previous self.” Tibetan Proverb

8. “Credulity breeds credulity and ends in hypocrisy.” Tibetan Proverb

9. “It is better to live for one day as a tiger than to live for a thousand years as a sheep.” Tibetan Proverb

10. “The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.” Tibetan Proverb

The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure. Tibetan Proverb

11. “There are no incurable diseases but only incurable people.” Tibetan Proverb

12. “Words are mere bubbles of water; deeds are drops of gold.” Tibetan Proverb

13. “When a king is about to lose his power his orders burn more intensely than fire.” Tibetan Proverb

14. “With a resolute heart, a mouse can lift an elephant. Spreading the news is also multiplying it.” Tibetan Proverb

15. “Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.” Dalai Lama

Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively. Dalai Lama

16. “You are only master of food you haven’t eaten yet.” Tibetan Proverb

17. Silence is sometimes the best answer” Dalai Lama

18. “Medicine that heals is not always sweet and caring words are not always pleasant.” Tibetan Proverb

19. “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” Tibetan Proverb

20. “If I know I will die tomorrow, I can still learn something tonight.” Tibetan Proverb

If I know I will die tomorrow, I can still learn something tonight. Tibetan Proverb

21. “If I tell you my dream, you might forget it. If I act on my dream, perhaps you will remember it, but if I involve you, it becomes your dream too.” Tibetan Proverb

22. “Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.” Dalai Lama

23. “True happiness comes from having a sense of inner peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved by cultivating altruism, love and compassion, and by eliminating anger, selfishness and greed.” Dalai Lama

24. “In Tibetan, authentic presence is wangthang, which literally means, ‘field of power’… The cause or the virtue that brings about authentic presence is emptying out and letting go. You have to be without clinging.” Chogyam Trungpa

25. “The person who gets stuck on trivial prosperity will not attain great prosperity.” Tibetan Proverb

The person who gets stuck on trivial prosperity will not attain great prosperity. Tibetan Proverb

26. “If you want to do your best for future generations of humanity, for your friends and family, you must begin by taking good care of yourself.” Tarthang Tulku

27. “If you take care of the minutes, the years will take care of themselves.” Tibetan Proverb

28. “The highest art is the art of living an ordinary life in an extraordinary manner.” Tibetan Proverb

29. “The unfortunate would be bitten by toothless dogs.” Tibetan Proverb

30. “Do not make too many commitments as it will affect your reputation.” Tibetan Proverb

Do not make too many commitments as it will affect your reputation. Tibetan Proverb

31. “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others and if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” Dalai Lama

32. “In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.” Buddha

33. “If you wish to be gentle with others, first be gentle with yourself.” Buddha

34. “Who can say with certainty that one will live to see the morrow?” Tibetan Proverb

35. “There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.’ No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.” Dalai Lama

There is a saying in Tibetan, 'Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.' No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real disaster. Dalai Lama

I hope you enjoyed these Tibetan Proverbs On Success. Do let us know which one was your favorite in the comments section below.

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Being a mischievous youth in my early days, I often cause misunderstanding among my classmates and friends. This also lead to numerous failed social relationships among my peers. The pandemic led me to reassess my life and through a series of unplanned events, I am now the one giving people advice through the power of words.

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