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InspirationalQuotations "Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.

" Inspirational Quotations by Swami Vivekananda Do not believe in a thing because you have read about it in a book. Do not believe in a thing because another man has said it was true. Do not believe in words because they are hallowed by tradition. Find out the truth for yourself. Reason it out. That is realization. From Issue 86  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.

We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far. From Issue 140  We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in future can be produced by our present actions; so we have to know how to act. From Issue 145  Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life think of it, dream of it, live on idea. Let the brain, 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. From Issue 207  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. From Issue 226

But the intelligent ones are those who can convert every work into one that suits their taste. and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. the Soul is there and is never injured. selfless. From Issue 256  Be a hero. and however knocked about we may be. be bold. From Issue 232  We reap what we sow. face it boldly." Tell this to everyone — "Have no fear. ever free. "I have no fear. From Issue 261  Stand up. none has the praise." From Issue 259  Even the greatest fool can accomplish a task if it were after his or her heart. Perfection comes through selfless work. You are the soul. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders. which is a lesson for all life—face the terrible. None else has the blame.  . From Issue 250  We are ever free if we would only believe it. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute. ever blessed.Perfection does not come from belief or faith. From Issue 261  However we may receive blows. Talk does not count for anything. free and eternal. But the intelligent ones are those who can convert every work into one that suits their taste. We are the makers of our own fate. Parrots can do that. From Issue 246  Even the greatest fool can accomplish a task if it were after his or her heart. That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt. only have faith enough. The hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them. From Issue 230  Face the brute. Always say. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love. From Issue 228  What the world wants is character. be strong. We are that Infinite.

I hold every person a traitor who. fear is hell. From Issue 279  This I have seen in life—those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step. we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us. of what can we be afraid? From Issue 289 . always lose. From Issue 262  So long as millions live in hunger and ignorance. the sign of hope. The gulf between God and me is thus bridged. the sign of life. pays not the least heed to them. strength in the hand. fear is wrong life. As long as the body lives. fear is sin. fear remains with us. no matter. Therefore.All the strength and succor you want is within yourselves. strength in the mind. work your way through it boldly. We are the makers of our own fate. fear is unrighteousness. From Issue 286  As long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from God. those who are afraid of losing honor and respect. and out of that will come great work. From Issue 282  All that is real in me is God. all that is real in God is I. the sign of health. None else has the blame. none has the praise. From Issue 283  Strength is the sign of vigor. and the sign of everything that is good. and those who are always afraid of loss. the soul is stronger. From Issue 265  Fill the brain with high thoughts. get only disgrace. having been educated at their expense. there must be strength in the body. make your own future. From Issue 262  We reap what we sow. but when we know ourselves to be the One. highest ideals. Thus by knowing God. From Issue 274  This life is a hard fact. though it may be adamantine. All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. From Issue 275  Fear is death. place them day and night before you. fear goes.

Weakness is Death.Look upon every man. From Issue 302  Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. Throw away all weakness. the vitality. From Issue 308  The more you think of yourself as shining immortal spirit. woman. you can only serve: serve the children of the Lord. We came to rule. From Issue 333  Feel like Christ and you will be a Christ. and to the wicked we must be indifferent. Hatred is Death.Only the moment you reject all help are you free. Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles. we ought to be happy. we are being worked. we are being ruled. the strength. Expansion is Life. Never fear what will become of you. From Issue 298  We must have friendship for all. depend on no one. when people are happy. It is feeling that is the life. Contraction is Death. without which no amount of intellectual activity can reach God. Tell your body that it is strong. From Issue 305  We came to enjoy. we are being enjoyed. From Issue 299  The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. This is the intense desire to be free. awake and stop not till the goal is reached. we find that. You cannot help anyone. All the time. and senses. and everyone as God. if you have the privilege. From Issue 309  Arise. and have unbounded faith and hope in yourself. body. And this comes into every detail of our life. the more eager you will be to be absolutely free of matter. tell your mind that it is strong. We came to work. feel like Buddha and you will be a Buddha. serve the Lord Himself. From Issue 329  Strength is Life.  . From Issue 332  Freedom can never be reached by the weak. we must be merciful toward those that are in misery. Love is Life. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful.

dream of it. Do not believe in words because they are hallowed by tradition. Topic: Mindfulness From Issue 128  We are what our thoughts have made us. Thoughts live. From Issue 86  All the powers in the universe are already ours. live on idea. so we have to know how to act. it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in future can be produced by our present actions. Make that one idea your life think of it. so take care about what you think. Reason it out. they travel far. Our thoughts make things beautiful. muscles. The whole world is in our own minds. Do not believe in a thing because another man has said it was true. From Issue 459  Do not believe in a thing because you have read about it in a book. Find out the truth for yourself. From Issue 450  Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man. Words are secondary. every part of your body. our thoughts make things ugly. for how can the infinite soul rest content to live and die in small ruts? From Issue 434  Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand. bless your brothers. If you cannot. nerves. That is realization. From Issue 421  Come out into the broad light of day. and whatever we wish ourselves to be. we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions. fold your hands. From Issue 140  We are responsible for what we are. do so. and character is the test of that manifestation. From Issue 145  Take up one idea. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes & cry that it is dark. Let the brain. . come out from the little narrow paths.From Issue 340  It is our mental attitude which makes the world what it is for us. and let them go their own way.

That love will make every word tell like a thunderbolt. But remain idle. free and eternal. The hardships of life fall back when we cease to flee before them. From Issue 232  We reap what we sow. We are the makers of our own fate. Parrots can do that. ever free. This is the way to success. and just leave every other idea alone. The world is in need of those whose life is one burning love." From Issue 259  Even the greatest fool can accomplish a task if it were after his or her heart. and you will see that His grace will never come. only have faith enough. From Issue 207  God is merciful to those whom He sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But the intelligent ones are those who can convert every work into one that suits their taste. ever blessed. Always say. selfless." Tell this to everyone — "Have no fear. From Issue 250  We are ever free if we would only believe it. From Issue 256  Be a hero. "I have no fear. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute. From Issue 261  However we may receive blows. without any struggle. From Issue 226  Perfection does not come from belief or faith. . which is a lesson for all life—face the terrible. From Issue 246  Even the greatest fool can accomplish a task if it were after his or her heart. You are the soul.be full of that idea. From Issue 230  Face the brute. None else has the blame. From Issue 228  What the world wants is character. But the intelligent ones are those who can convert every work into one that suits their taste. Perfection comes through selfless work. Talk does not count for anything. none has the praise. and however knocked about we may be. face it boldly.

and out of that will come great work. the sign of health. fear is wrong life. All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear. We are the makers of our own fate. fear is sin. all that is real in God is I. From Issue 279  This I have seen in life—those who are overcautious about themselves fall into dangers at every step. those who are afraid of losing honor and respect. From Issue 262  We reap what we sow. pays not the least heed to them. From Issue 265  Fill the brain with high thoughts. work your way through it boldly. get only disgrace. All the strength and succor you want is within yourselves. make your own future. having been educated at their expense. the soul is stronger. highest ideals. be bold. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders. the sign of hope. no matter. be strong. and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. As long . From Issue 275  Fear is death. From Issue 262  So long as millions live in hunger and ignorance. From Issue 282  All that is real in me is God. and the sign of everything that is good. The gulf between God and me is thus bridged. and those who are always afraid of loss. From Issue 261  Stand up. fear is hell. the sign of life.the Soul is there and is never injured. I hold every person a traitor who. we find that the kingdom of heaven is within us. fear is unrighteousness. none has the praise. From Issue 274  This life is a hard fact. Therefore. always lose. though it may be adamantine. From Issue 283  Strength is the sign of vigor. place them day and night before you. We are that Infinite. Thus by knowing God. None else has the blame.

Only the moment you reject all help are you free. We came to work. body. Expansion is Life. This is the intense desire to be free. we are being enjoyed. From Issue 332 .as the body lives. strength in the mind. strength in the hand. Weakness is Death. we are being ruled. the more eager you will be to be absolutely free of matter. Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles. fear remains with us. we are being worked. From Issue 309  Arise. and everyone as God. Contraction is Death. and senses. These attitudes will make the mind peaceful. we ought to be happy. Love is Life. From Issue 298  We must have friendship for all. From Issue 308  The more you think of yourself as shining immortal spirit. We came to rule. fear goes. From Issue 286  As long as we believe ourselves to be even the least different from God. if you have the privilege. depend on no one. Hatred is Death. we must be merciful toward those that are in misery. serve the Lord Himself. You cannot help anyone. you can only serve: serve the children of the Lord. From Issue 329  Strength is Life. when people are happy. From Issue 305  We came to enjoy. woman. we find that. All the time. And this comes into every detail of our life. and to the wicked we must be indifferent. From Issue 299  The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you. there must be strength in the body. From Issue 302  Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. awake and stop not till the goal is reached. of what can we be afraid? From Issue 289  Look upon every man. but when we know ourselves to be the One.

Tell your body that it is strong. tell your mind that it is strong. Our thoughts make things beautiful. our thoughts make things ugly. From Issue 459 A design by Nagesh Belludi • 24-Feb-2013 • Protected under a Creative Commons License  . the strength. The whole world is in our own minds. From Issue 450  Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man. From Issue 421  Come out into the broad light of day. fold your hands. From Issue 340  It is our mental attitude which makes the world what it is for us. If you cannot. feel like Buddha and you will be a Buddha. and let them go their own way. It is feeling that is the life. do so. bless your brothers. and have unbounded faith and hope in yourself. come out from the little narrow paths. the vitality. without which no amount of intellectual activity can reach God. for how can the infinite soul rest content to live and die in small ruts? From Issue 434  Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand. Throw away all weakness. and character is the test of that manifestation. From Issue 333  Feel like Christ and you will be a Christ.Freedom can never be reached by the weak.