This world is not for cowards. Do not try to fly. Look not for success or failure. Join yourself to the perfectly unselfish will and work on.
Man in his true nature is substance, soul, spirit.
True religion comes not front the teaching of men or the reading of books; it is the awakening of the spirit within us, consequent upon pure and heroic action.
It is a retarding element creating hatred and anger, and causing people to fight each other, and making them unsympathetic.
Change of the unchangeable would be a contradiction.
Astrology and all these mystical things are generally signs of a weak mind; therefore as soon as they are becoming prominent in our minds, we should see a physician, take good food, and rest.
Every action that helps us manifest our divine nature more and more is good; every action that retards it is evil.
The great lesson is, that unity is behind all. Call it God, Love, Spirit. Allah, Jehovah -- it is the same unity that animates all life from the lowest animal to the noblest man.
Had I lived in Palestine, in the days of Jesus of Nazareth, I would have washed his feet, not with my tears, but with my heart's blood!
So long as there is desire or want, it is a sure sign that there is imperfection. A perfect, free being cannot have any desire.
This universe is the wreckage of the infinite on the shores of the finite.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Bless people when they revile you. Think how much good they are doing by helping to stamp out the false ego.
Bless people when they revile you. Think how much good they are doing by helping to stamp out the false ego. Hold fast to the real Self. Think only pure thoughts, and you will accomplish more than a regiment of mere preachers. Out of purity and silence comes the word of power.
The world is ready to give up its secrets if we only know how to knock, how to give it the necessary blow. The strength and force of the blow come through concentration.
Blessed are they whose bodies get destroyed in the service of others.
Are you unselfish? That is the question. If you are, you will be perfect without reading a single religious book, without going into a single church or temple.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.
Are great things ever done smoothly? Time, patience, and indomitable will must show.
They alone live, who live for others.
Each work has to pass through these stages: ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.
You can not believe in God until you believe in yourself.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Books are infinite in number and time is short. The secret of knowledge is to take what is essential. Take that and try to live up to it.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Education is the manifestation of perfection already existing in man.
The trouble with the nations of the West is that they are young, fickle, foolish and wealthy.
Stand up, be bold, be strong.
Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders,
and know that you are the creator of your own destiny.
You are the creator of your own destiny.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Christ, Buddha, and Krishna are but waves in the Ocean of Infinite Consciousness that I am!
Shri Krishna says: Better die in your own path than attempt the path of another.
Society does not go down because of the activities of criminals,
But because of the inactivities of the good people.
Even the greatest fool can accomplish a task if it were after his or her heart. But the intelligent ones are those who can convert every work into one that suits their taste.
Meditation is a sort of prayer and prayer is meditation. The highest meditation is to think of nothing. If you can remain one moment without thought, great power will come.
I am responsible for my fate, I am the bringer of good unto myself, I am the bringer of evil. I am the Pure and Blessed One. We must reject all thoughts that assert to the contrary.
The organs are the horses, the mind is the rein, the intellect is the charioteer, the soul is the rider, and the body is the chariot.
You must worship the Self in Krishna, not Krishna as Krishna.
Charity is great, but the moment you say it is all, you run the risk of running into materialism.
All these ideas such as astrology, although there may be a grain of truth in them, should be avoided.
When a man is perfect, he sees perfection in others. When he sees imperfection, it is his own mind projecting itself.
Let new India arise out of peasants' cottage, grasping the plough, out of huts, cobbler and sweeper.
Don't look back--forward, infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience--then alone can great deeds be accomplished.
Die in obeying commands like a soldier, and go to Nirvana, but no cowardice.
Take Risks in Your Life If u Win, U Can Lead! If u Lose, U Can Guide!
Know full well that patience is the best means of succeeds.
If you have infinite patience and perseverance, success is bound to come. No mistake in that.
Infinite patience, infinite purity, and infinite perseverance are the secret of success in a good cause.
Purity, perseverance, and energy- these three I want.
Purity, patience and perseverance overcome all obstacles. All great things must of necessity be slow.
Every work has got to pass through hundreds of difficulties before succeeding. Those that persevere will see the light, sooner or later.
You must have an iron will, if you would cross the ocean. You must be strong enough to pierce mountains.
Stand up and be strong! No fear. No superstition. Face the truth as it is!
Freedom can never be reached by the weak. Throw away all weakness. Tell your body that it is strong, tell your mind that it is strong, and have unbounded faith and hope in yourself.
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.
Anything that makes weak -- physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
I know that truth alone gives life, and nothing but going towards reality will make us strong, and none will reach truth until he is strong.
Dare to seek Truth even through hell.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Let there be as little materialism as possible, with the maximum of spirituality.
Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life. All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.
The whole point is to discipline the mind.
Have patience, perseverance, and purity.
Arise, awake, and stop not till the goal is reached.