Amazing Quotes By Swami Vivekananda You Should Follow

Amazing Quotes By Swami Vivekananda You Should Follow

Swami Vivekananda is an old Indian thought leader who represented Indian culture in front of the western world. He is one of the best, well-read people to talk about religion.

  1. The cheerful mind perseveres and the strong mind hews its way through a thousand difficulties.

  2. Always try to represent yourself as happy. Initially, it becomes your look, gradually it becomes your habit and finally, it becomes your personality.

  3. Education is not filling the mind with a lot of facts. Perfecting the instrument and getting complete mastery of my own mind is the ideal education.

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

  5. 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.

  6. The only way to bring about the leveling of caste is to appropriate the culture, the education which is the strength of the higher castes.

  7. Educate and raise the masses, and thus alone a nation is possible.

  8. A man is not poor without a rupee but a man is really poor without a dream and ambition.

  9. I look upon religion as the innermost core of education.

  10. Each work has to pass through these stages – ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.

  11. Do not wait for anybody or anything. Do whatever you can, build your hope on none.

  12. Have faith in yourselves, great convictions are the mothers of great deeds.

  13. When you are doing any work.. do it as worship, as the highest worship, and devote your whole life to it for the time being.

  14. All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cried that it is dark.

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

  16. Arise, awake, and stop not until the goal is achieved.

  17. Don’t look back forward to infinite energy, infinite enthusiasm, infinite daring, and infinite patience – then alone can great deeds be accomplished.

  18. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.

  19. Take up one idea, make that one idea your life, think of it, dream of it, let the brain, muscles, nerves, and every part of your body be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

  20. If the mountain does not come to Mohammed, Mohammed must go to the mountain. If the poor cannot come to education, education must reach them at the plow, in the factory, everywhere.

  21. Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man.

  22. Learn everything that is good from others but bring it in, and in your own way absorb it; do not become others.

  23. The education that you are getting now has some good points, but it has a tremendous disadvantage which is so great that the good things are all weighed down.

  24. Education has yet to be in the world, and civilization – civilization has begun nowhere yet.

  25. We want that education by which character is formed, the strength of mind is increased, the intellect is expanded, and by which one can stand on one’s own feet.

  26. Talk to yourself once a day, otherwise, you may miss meeting an excellent person in this world.

  27. If education is identical to information, the libraries are the greatest sages in the world, and encyclopedias are the Rishis.

  28. Be a hero. Always say, I have no fear.

  29. Take risks in your life. If you win, you can lead, if you lose, you can guide.

  30. Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.


Boating Dock for Swami Vivekananda Rock, Kanyakumari, India