Swami vivekananda quotes from conscious living foundation


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Swami vivekananda quotes from conscious living foundation

  1. 1. Quotes FromSwami Vivekananda 1
  2. 2. “Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on yourown shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny” 2
  3. 3. “They alone live who live for others, the rest are more dead than alive.” 3
  4. 4. “Arise! Awake! And stop not till the goal is reached.” 4
  5. 5. “To be good and to dogood - that is the whole of religion.” 5
  6. 6. “Strength is life,Weakness is death.” 6
  7. 7. “All the power is withinyou; you can do anythingand everything. Believe in that; don’t believe that you are weak. Stand up and express the divinity within you.” 7
  8. 8. “What ever you think,that you will be. If you think yourself weak,weak you will be; if you think yourself strong; strong you will be.” 8
  9. 9. “Stand and die in your own strength; if there isany sin in the world, it is weakness; avoid allweakness, for weakness is sin, weakness is death.” 9
  10. 10. “Neither money pays, norname pays, nor fame, nor learning; it is CHARACTER that cleave through adamantine walls of difference.” 10
  11. 11. “He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. Theold religion said that he was an atheist who does not believe in God. The new religion says that he is anatheist who does not believe in himself.” 11
  12. 12. “The greatest sin is tothink yourself weak.” 12
  13. 13. “Help if you can; if youcannot, fold your hands and stand by and see things go on. Do not injure, if you cannot render help.” 13
  14. 14. Three things are necessary tomake every man great, everynation great:1. Conviction of the powers of goodness,2. Absence of jealousy and suspicion,3. Helping all who are trying to be and do good. 14
  15. 15. “Are you unselfish? Thatis the question. If you are, you will be perfect without reading a single religious book, withoutgoing into a single church or a temple.” 15
  16. 16. “Misery comes through attachment, not through work. As soon as we identify ourselves with work we do, we feel miserable; but if we don’tidentify ourselves with it, we do not feel that misery.” 16
  17. 17. “Nature wants us to react, to return blow for blow,cheating for cheating, lie for lie, to hit back with all our might, then it requires asuper divine power not to hit back, to keep control, to be unattached.” 17
  18. 18. “Always first learn to bea servant, and then youwill be fit to be a master.Avoid jealousy, and youwill do great works that are yet to be done.” 18
  19. 19. “You must have an iron will if you would crossthe ocean. You must bestrong enough to pierce the mountains.” 19
  20. 20. “Take up one idea, make that oneidea your life, think of it, dream of it, live of it, let the brain, muscle,nerves, every part of your body be full of that idea and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way great spiritual giants areproduced, others are mere talking machines.” 20
  21. 21. “Your country requires heroes; be heroes; yourduty is to go on working,and then everything will follow of itself.” 21
  22. 22. Replay 22