Swami Vivekananda Quotes

Swami Vivekananda Quotes

All love is expansion, all selfishness is contraction. Love is therefore the only law of life. He who loves lives, he who is selfish is dying. Therefore love for love's sake, because it is the only law of life, just as you breathe to live.

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.

Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.

They alone live, who live for others.

arise,awake,stop not until your goal is achieved.

Strength is Life, Weakness is Death.
Expansion is Life, Contraction is Death.
Love is Life, Hatred is Death.

Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.

The knowing ones must have pity on the ignorant.
One who knows is willing to give up his body even for an ant,
because he knows that the body is nothing.

Was there ever a more horrible blasphemy than the statement that all the knowledge of God is confined to this or that book? How dare men call God infinite, and yet try to compress Him within the covers of a little book!

Education is the manifestation of perfection already existing in man.

A fool may buy all the books in the world, and they will be in his library; but he will be able to read only those that he deserves to.

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to God, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done.' We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

A few heart-whole, sincere, and energetic men and women can do more in a year than a mob in a century.

Dont stop till
the goal
is reached

The natural ambition of woman is through marriage to climb up, leaning upon a man; but those days are gone. You shall be great without the help of any man, just as you are.

Animals cannot have any high thoughts; nor can the Angels or Devas attain to direct freedom without human birth.

Things do not grow better; they remain as they are. It is we who grow better, by the changes we make in ourselves.

Arise,awake and donot stop until the goal is reached.

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 free.

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