Swami Vivekananda Quotes

Swami Vivekananda Quotes – Indian Monk

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Swami Vivekananda

Indian monk

Quotation “Arise, awake, and stop not till the goal is reached” Swami Vivekananda, born Narendranath Datta, was an Indian Hindu monk, a chief disciple of the 19th-century Indian mystic Ramakrishna.
Born 12 January 1863, Kolkata
Died 4 July 1902, Belur
Parents Vishwanath Datta, Bhuvaneswari Devi
Education
  • Scottish Church College 1884
  • Vidyasagar College 1871–1877
  • Presidency University, Kolkata
  • University of Calcutta

Swami Vivekananda Quotes List

You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself. – Swami Vivekananda

Arise! Awake! and stop not until the goal is reached. – Swami Vivekananda

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. – Swami Vivekananda

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. – Swami Vivekananda

The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong. – Swami Vivekananda

Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true. – Swami Vivekananda

Where can we go to find God if we cannot see Him in our own hearts and in every living being. – Swami Vivekananda

We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far. – Swami Vivekananda

That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material. – Swami Vivekananda

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. – Swami Vivekananda

External nature is only internal nature writ large. – Swami Vivekananda

God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life. – Swami Vivekananda

The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and God will be in them. – Swami Vivekananda

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed. – Swami Vivekananda

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. – Swami Vivekananda

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. – Swami Vivekananda

May He who is the Brahman of the Hindus, the Ahura-Mazda of the Zoroastrians, the Buddha of the Buddhists, the Jehovah of the Jews, the Father in Heaven of the Christians give strength to you to carry out your noble idea. – Swami Vivekananda

Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way. – Swami Vivekananda

In one word, this ideal is that you are divine. – Swami Vivekananda

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. – Swami Vivekananda

All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything. – Swami Vivekananda

When an idea exclusively occupies the mind, it is transformed into an actual physical or mental state. – Swami Vivekananda

The will is not free – it is a phenomenon bound by cause and effect – but there is something behind the will which is free. – Swami Vivekananda

Never think there is anything impossible for the soul. It is the greatest heresy to think so. If there is sin, this is the only sin; to say that you are weak, or others are weak. – Swami Vivekananda

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to God. – Swami Vivekananda

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. – Swami Vivekananda

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. – Swami Vivekananda

“Religion is not in books, nor in theories, nor in dogmas, nor in talking, not even in reasoning. It is being and becoming.” – Swami Vivekananda

“Infinite power and existence and blessedness are ours, and we have not to acquire them; they are our own, and we have only to manifest them.” – Swami Vivekananda

“Be an atheist if you want, but do not believe in anything unquestioningly.” – Swami Vivekananda

“I do not believe in a God or religion which cannot wipe the widow’s tears or bring a piece of bread to the orphan’s mouth.” – Swami Vivekananda

“In judging others we always judge them by our own ideals. That is not as it should be. Everyone must be judged according to his own ideal, and not by that of anyone else.” – Swami Vivekananda

“He who has no faith in himself can never have faith in God.” – Swami Vivekananda

“The first sign that you are becoming religious is that you are becoming cheerful. When a man is gloomy, that may be dyspepsia, but it is not religion.” – Swami Vivekananda

“The living God is within you.” – Swami Vivekananda

“Manifest the divinity within you and everything will be harmoniously arranged around it.” – Swami Vivekananda

“He alone is worshiping God who serves all beings.” – Swami Vivekananda