Top 10 Quotes by Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda

Just as the law of gravitation existed before its discovery and would exist if all humanity forgets it, so it is with the laws that govern the spiritual world. The moral, ethical and spiritual relations between soul and soul and between individual spirits and the Father of all spirits were there before their discovery and would remain even if we forget them.

Swami Vivekananda
You must all pay attention to your health first.
Swami Vivekananda

"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God." Can we see God? Of course not. Can we know God? Of course not. If God can be known, He will be God no longer. Knowledge is limitation. But I and my Father are one: I find the reality in my soul. These ideas are expressed in some religions, and in others only hinted. In some they were expatriated. Christ's teachings are now very little understood in this country. If you will excuse me, I will say that they have never been very well understood.

Swami Vivekananda
Even now, when you get love, you see Radha. Become Radha and be saved. There is no other way, Christians do not understand Solomon's song. They call it prophecy symbolising Christ's love for the Church. They think it nonsense and father some story upon it.
Swami Vivekananda

Whenever power is used for evil, it becomes diabolical; it must be used for good only.

Swami Vivekananda
Each nation has a theme: everything else is secondary. India's theme is religion.
Swami Vivekananda

Every idea that strengthens you must be taken up and every thought that weakens you must be rejected.

Swami Vivekananda
The subtle are the causes, the gross the effects.
Swami Vivekananda

May the Lord ordain that your son becomes a man, and never a coward!

Swami Vivekananda
For one thing we may be grateful: this life is not eternal.