swami vivekananda quotes

Swami Vivekananda short biography: “Swami Vivekananda” was born at his ancestral home at 3 Gourmohan Mukherjee Street in Calcutta.Son of Vishwanath Dutta, who was an attorney at the Calcutta High Court and a devout housewife Bhubaneswari Devi. He was the only student to have received first division marks in Presidency College entrance examination. Swami Vivekananda attained Mahasamadhi on July 4, 1902.

swami vivekananda quotes

Top 10 Famous Swami Vivekananda quotes

  1. Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
  2. religion is not in books, nor in theories, nor in dogmas, nor in talking, not even in reasoning. It is being and becoming.
  3. Be a hero. Always say, ‘I have no fear.
  4. He alone is worshipping God who serves all beings.
  5. Be not Afraid of anything. You will do Marvelous work. it is Fearlessness that brings Heaven even in a moment.
  6. The living God is within you.
  7. All love is an expansion, all selfishness is a contraction. Love is, therefore, the only law of life.
  8. I do not believe in a God or religion which cannot wipe the widow’s tears or bring a piece of bread to the orphan’s mouth.
  9. Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
  10. Be an atheist if you want, but do not believe in anything unquestioningly.

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vivekananda quotes

  • First, let us become gods and then help others to become gods. ‘Be and make.’ Let this be our motto.
  • Face the brute, which is a lesson for all life? face the terrible, face it boldly. The hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them.
  • Fill the brain with high thoughts, highest ideals, place them day and night before you, and out of that will come great work.
  • The first sign that you are becoming religious is that you are becoming cheerful. When a man is gloomy, that may be dyspepsia, but it is not religion.
  • All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes & cry that it is dark. (Swami Vivekananda quotes)
  • This life is a hard fact; work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine; no matter, the soul is stronger.
  • Infinite power and existence and blessedness are ours, and we have not to acquire them; they are our own, and we have only to manifest them.
  • Strength is Life, Weakness is Death.
    The expansion is Life, Contraction is Death.
    Love is Life, Hatred is Death.
  • God is merciful to those whom He sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that His grace will never come.
  • As long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from God, fear remains with us; but when we know ourselves to be the One, fear goes; of what can we be afraid?
  • This life is a hard fact; work your way through it boldly, though it may be adamantine; no matter, the soul is stronger.
  • So long as millions live in hunger and ignorance, I hold every person a traitor who, having been educated at their expense, pays not the least heed to them.