Swami Vivekananda Quotes


32 Swami Vivekananda quotes:



"Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth."
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"Do not stand on a high pedestal and take 5 cents in your hand and say, here, my poor man, but be grateful that the poor man is there, so by making a gift to him you are able to help yourself.It is not the reciever that is blessed, but it is the giver.Be thankful that you are allowed to exercise your power of benevolence and mercy in the world, and thus become pure and perfect."
"Infinite power of the spirit, brought to bear upon matter evolves material development, made to act upon thought evolves intellectuality, and made to act upon itself makes of man a God. First, let us be Gods, and then help other to be GOds. Be and Make. Let this be our motto."
"Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true."
Author: Vivekananda Quotes Category: Truth Quotes
"The Vedanta recognizes no sin it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the Vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that."
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"The moment I have realized God sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see God in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free."
"All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark."
"If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better."
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"We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far."
"GOD is the ever-active providence, by whose power systems after systems are being evolved out of chaos, made to run for a time and again destroyed."
Author: Vivekananda Quotes Category: Chaos Quotes
"We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in future can be produced by our present actions; so we have to know how to act."
Author: Vivekananda Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Purity,patience, and preserverance are the three essentials to success, and above all: love."
"GOD is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life."
"YOU know, I may have to be born again, you see, I have fallen in love with mankind."
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"You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul."
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"Do not stand on a high pedestal and take 5 cents in your hand and say, "here, my poor man", but be grateful that the poor man is there, so by making a gift to him you are able to help yourself.It is not the reciever that is blessed, but it is the giver.Be thankful that you are allowed to exercise your power of benevolence and mercy in the world, and thus become pure and perfect."
Author: Vivekananda Quotes Category: Giving Quotes
"External nature is only internal nature writ large."
"When an idea exclusively occupies the mind, it is transformed into an actual physical or mental state."
Author: Vivekananda Quotes Category: Ideas Quotes
"The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong."
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"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success, that is way great spiritual giants are produced."
Author: Vivekananda Quotes Category: Ability Quotes Focus Quotes



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