Inspiring and Motivational Quotes by Swami Vivekananda

Quotes by Swami Vivekananda, Here you can read all the quotations (more than 250 quotes) by Swami Vivekananda. Swami Vivekananda (12 January 1863 – 4 July 1902), born Narendra Nath Datta , was an Indian Hindu monk and chief disciple of the 19th-century saint 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, bringing Hinduism to the status of a major world religion during the late 19th century.

Inspirational Motivational Quotes by Swami Vivekananda
Inspirational Motivational Quotes by Swami Vivekananda

Quotes by Swami Vivekananda

01
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life; dream of it; think of it; live on that idea. Let the brain, the body, 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, and this is the way great spiritual giants are produced.

Swami Vivekananda

02
When I Asked God for Strength
He Gave Me Difficult Situations to Face

When I Asked God for Brain & Brawn
He Gave Me Puzzles in Life to Solve

When I Asked God for Happiness
He Showed Me Some Unhappy People

When I Asked God for Wealth
He Showed Me How to Work Hard

When I Asked God for Favors
He Showed Me Opportunities to Work Hard

When I Asked God for Peace
He Showed Me How to Help Others

God Gave Me Nothing I Wanted
He Gave Me Everything I Needed.

Swami Vivekananda

03
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.

Swami Vivekananda

04
In a day, when you don’t come across any problems – you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path

Swami Vivekananda

05
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.

Swami Vivekananda

06
All power is within you; you can do anything and everything. Believe in that, do not believe that you are weak; do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. You can do any thing and everything, without even the guidance of any one. Stand up and express the divinity within you.

Swami Vivekananda

07
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.

Swami Vivekananda

08
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.

Swami Vivekananda

09
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak

Swami Vivekananda

10
Be not Afraid of anything. You will do Marvelous work. it is Fearlessness that brings Heaven even in a moment.

Swami Vivekananda

11
Anything that makes weak – physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.

Swami Vivekananda

12
They alone live, who live for others.

Swami Vivekananda

13
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.

Swami Vivekananda

14
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

15
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.

Swami Vivekananda

16
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.

Swami Vivekananda

17
arise,awake,stop not until your goal is achieved.

Swami Vivekananda

18
Strength is Life, Weakness is Death.
Expansion is Life, Contraction is Death.
Love is Life, Hatred is Death.

Swami Vivekananda

19
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.

Swami Vivekananda

20
Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.

Swami Vivekananda

21
Ask nothing; want nothing in return. Give what you have to give; it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.

Swami Vivekananda

22
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 the future can be produced by our present actions; so we have to know how to act.

Swami Vivekananda

23
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!

Swami Vivekananda

24
Learn Everything that is Good from Others, but bring it in, and in your own way absorb it; do not become others.

Swami Vivekananda

25
whatever you think that you will be.
if you think yourself weak,weak you will be;
if you think yourself strong,you will be

Swami Vivekananda

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