Swami Vivekananda was an Indian Hindu monk, a Chief Disciple of the 19th-century Indian Mystic Ramakrishna. He was a key figure in the Introduction of the Indian Philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the Western world and is Credited with Raising Interfaith Awareness.
Throw Away all Weakness, Tell your Body that it is Strong. Tell your Mind that it is Strong and have Unbound Faith and Hope in Yourself.
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 i Love Myself Despite my Infinite Faults, How can i Hate Anyone at the Glimpse of a Few Faults
Both Attachment and Detachment perfectly developed make a man Great and Happy.
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.
The Cheerful Mind Perseveres and the Strong mind Hews its way Through a thousand Difficulties
If Faith in ourselves had been more Extensively Taught and Practiced, I am sure a very Large portion of the Evils and Miseries that we have would have Vanished.
Truth does not Pay homage to any Society, Ancient or Modern. Society has to pay homage to Truth or Die.
Man is to become Divine by Realizing the Divine. Idols or temples or churches or books, are only the Supports, the Help of his Spiritual Childhood.
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.
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.
Impurity is a mere Superimposition under which your Real nature has become Hidden but the Real you is already Perfect, already Strong.
Blows are what Awaken us & Help to Break the Dream. They show us the Insufficiency of this World and make us long to Escape, to have Freedom.
If there is one Word that you find coming out like a Bomb from the Upanishads, Bursting like a Bombshell upon Masses of Ignorance. It is the word of “Fearlessness”.
We are allowed to Worship him. Stand in that Reverent Attitude to the whole Universe and then will come perfect Non-attachment.
What is now wanted is a Combination of the greatest Heart with the highest Intellectuality, of infinite Love with infinite Knowledge.
Every Action that helps us Manifest our Divine Nature more and more is Good. Every Action that Retards it is Evil.
All the Negative Thoughts and Ideas that are in the world have Proceeded from this Evil Spirit of Fear.
A Man is not Poor without a Rupee but a Man is really Poor without a Dream and Ambition.
Purity, Patience and Perseverance are the Three essentials to Success and above all, Love.
Strength, Strength it is that we want so much in this Life, for what we call Sin and Sorrow have all one Cause, and that is our Weakness. With Weakness comes Ignorance and with Ignorance comes Misery.
So Long as the Millions live in Hunger and Ignorance, I hold every man a Traitor who, having been Educated at their Expense, Pays not the least Heed to them.
Strength is the sign of Vigor, the sign of Life, the sign of Hope, the sign of Health and the sign of Everything that is Good. As long as the Body Lives, there must be Strength in the Body, Strength in the Mind, Strength in the Hand.
The Varieties of Religious Belief are an Advantage, since all Faiths are Good, so far as they Encourage us to lead a Religious life. The more Sects there are, the more Opportunities there are for making a Successful appeal to the Divine Instinct in all of us.
In a Day, when you Don’t come across any Problems – you can be Sure that you are Traveling in a Wrong Path.
Perfection does not come from Belief or Faith. Talk does not count for Anything. Parrots can do that. Perfection comes through Selfless Work.
Fear is Death, Fear is Sin, Fear is Hell, Fear is Unrighteousness, Fear is Wrong life. All the Negative Thoughts and Ideas that are in the world have Proceeded from this Evil Spirit of Fear.
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