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Tibet Quotes

We’ve collected the best Tibet Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Rosemary Mahoney, Kenneth Rexroth, Alex Chiu, Richard Gere, Peter Sis. Use them as an inspiration.

A majority of my blind students at the International Institute for Social Entrepreneurs in Trivandrum, India, a branch of Braille Without Borders, came from the developing world: Madagascar, Colombia, Tibet, Liberia, Ghana, Kenya, Nepal and India.
You don’t become a saint until you lead a good life whether in Tibet or Italy or America.
Kenneth Rexroth
In fact, Tibet is one of the most popular European tourist attraction of asia.
Alex Chiu
In saving Tibet, you save the possibility that we are all brothers, sisters.
My father documented on film for the last time what Tibet looked like before the world got there.
Peter Sis
From being in Tibet and being around Tibetans, I feel like I’ve learned so much more about what brings a person happiness, about what actually brings myself happiness.
No house was so poor as not to have its ‘family altar,’ its shelf of wooden gods, and table of offerings. A religious atmosphere pervades Tibet and gives it a singular sense of novelty.
The lowest budget U.S. films are ten times times better than shooting in Tibet.
Joan Chen
The question is not whether Tibet should be independent but the extent of the autonomy that it is allowed. Tibet has been firmly ensconced as part of the Chinese empire since the Qing dynasty‘s military intervention in Tibet in the early 18th century.
I totally disagree with the view that the Tibet struggle will die, and there will be no hope for Tibet, after the Dalai Lama passes away.
China invaded Tibet. It invaded it. So all this nonsense about them being the same country is absurd. It’s called Tibet. If it was part of China, it would be called China, wouldn’t it?
If I were a child of Tibet or of Arabia, I suspect the path I’d walk would be the Buddhist path or the Muslim path. And I don’t mind saying that I don’t invalidate any of those paths.
The traveller who aspires to reach the highlands of Tibet from Kashmir cannot be borne along in a carriage or hill-cart. For much of the way, he is limited to a foot pace, and if he has regard to his horse, he walks down all rugged and steep descents, which are many, and dismounts at most bridges.
It is time for the government of China to stop holding innocent religious figures in captivity merely for peacefully protesting China’s occupation of Tibet.
I love to travel, anywhere in the world. Wherever it is… India… Tibet… wherever. I’ll go anywhere.
A republic has been established, and our compatriots in Mongolia, Tibet, Qinghai and Xinjiang, who have always been a part of China, are all now Chinese citizens who are masters of their country.
The Dalai Lama is just a temporal leader of Tibet.
My father gave me a copy of ‘Seven Years in Tibet,’ and that’s what turned me on to Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism.
In ‘Seven Years In Tibet,’ I played a Buddhist. But I’m not religious at all, really.
Already 2008 has proved a tumultuous year in terms of global perceptions of China, and there are still 59 days to go until the Beijing Olympics. The tragedy of the Sichuan earthquake followed hard on the heels of the riots in Tibet and the demonstrations surrounding the Olympic torch relay.
I grew up in Shanghai ’til I was 10 or 11, with one year in Tibet. When I was 5 or 6 years old, the American radio station came to Shanghai, and I used to love bebop and jazz, but I didn’t know where it came from.
I am confident I will set foot again in Tibet in my lifetime.