Swami Vivekananda - Quotes

Swami Vivekananda, born Narendranath Datta, was an Indian Hindu monk. He was a chief disciple of the 19th-century Indian mystic Ramakrishna.

Arise,awake and donot stop until the goal is reached.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
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.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
The will is not free - it is a phenomenon bound by cause and effect - but there is something behind the will which is free.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
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.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart. 
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.

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