We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. – Dalai Lama

We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. - Dalai Lama

Meaning of this Quote

Our inner peace doesn’t lie with our external pleasures. Our materialistic achievements and recognitions can give us temporary happiness and satisfaction, it is important to maintain our inner peace for that is the only way to make us happy from within!

Therefore, you should evaluate your reasons for happiness at first, and once you are sure about what makes you happy, you should follow that path to gain peace.

Until and unless we are able to figure out something, we will not be able to make peace within ourselves. Therefore, you should understand that peace doesn’t lie in the outer world rather it is something that’s within us.

You should analyze yourself and try obtaining peace. Do something that truly makes you happy! You may think that once you get a promotion or fetch recognitions at your workplace, you will be happy. However, don’t you think that following your passion will make you happier than that!

Life gives us plenty of choices. There will be times when we may need to decide which one to pick among the choices that are given to us.

You should understand that the outer world can be your reason for happiness and give you peace on a short term basis, but if you want to attain your inner peace, you should think on a long term priority.