Quotes From
Swami Vivekananda


                    1
“Stand up, be bold, be
  strong. Take the whole
   responsibility on your
own shoulders, and know
 that you are the creato...
“They alone live who live
 for others, the rest are
 more dead than alive.”

                            3
“Arise! Awake! And stop
   not till the goal is
        reached.”


                          4
“To be good and to do
good - that is the whole of
        religion.”


                          5
“Strength is life,
Weakness is death.”


                      6
“All the power is within
you; you can do anything
and everything. Believe in
 that; don’t believe that
 you are weak. Stan...
“What ever you think,
that you will be. If you
  think yourself weak,
weak you will be; if you
 think yourself strong;
   ...
“Stand and die in your
 own strength; if there is
any sin in the world, it is
   weakness; avoid all
weakness, for weaknes...
“Neither money pays, nor
name pays, nor fame, nor
      learning; it is
  CHARACTER that
     cleave through
  adamantine ...
“He is an atheist who does
 not believe in himself. The
old religion said that he was
  an atheist who does not
  believe ...
“The greatest sin is to
think yourself weak.”


                          12
“Help if you can; if you
cannot, fold your hands
 and stand by and see
  things go on. Do not
  injure, if you cannot
    ...
Three things are necessary to
make every man great, every
nation great:
1. Conviction of the powers of
   goodness,
2. Abs...
“Are you unselfish? That
is the question. If you are,
     you will be perfect
 without reading a single
  religious book,...
“Misery comes through
 attachment, not through work.
      As soon as we identify
 ourselves with work we do, we
 feel mis...
“Nature wants us to react, to
    return blow for blow,
cheating for cheating, lie for
 lie, to hit back with all our
   m...
“Always first learn to be
a servant, and then you
will be fit to be a master.
Avoid jealousy, and you
will do great works ...
“You must have an iron
 will if you would cross
the ocean. You must be
strong enough to pierce
    the mountains.”

      ...
“Take up one idea, make that one
idea your life, think of it, dream of
 it, live of it, let the brain, muscle,
nerves, eve...
“Your country requires
 heroes; be heroes; your
duty is to go on working,
and then everything will
    follow of itself.”
...
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  1. 1. Quotes From Swami Vivekananda 1
  2. 2. “Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own 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 do good - that is the whole of religion.” 5
  6. 6. “Strength is life, Weakness is death.” 6
  7. 7. “All the power is within you; you can do anything and 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 is any sin in the world, it is weakness; avoid all weakness, for weakness is sin, weakness is death.” 9
  10. 10. “Neither money pays, nor name 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. The old religion said that he was an atheist who does not believe in God. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.” 11
  12. 12. “The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.” 12
  13. 13. “Help if you can; if you cannot, 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 to make every man great, every nation 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? That is the question. If you are, you will be perfect without reading a single religious book, without going 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’t identify 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 a super divine power not to hit back, to keep control, to be unattached.” 17
  18. 18. “Always first learn to be a servant, and then you will be fit to be a master. Avoid jealousy, and you will do great works that are yet to be done.” 18
  19. 19. “You must have an iron will if you would cross the ocean. You must be strong enough to pierce the mountains.” 19
  20. 20. “Take up one idea, make that one idea 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 are produced, others are mere talking machines.” 20
  21. 21. “Your country requires heroes; be heroes; your duty is to go on working, and then everything will follow of itself.” 21
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