25 Best Inspirational and Motivational Quotes by Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekanand ( 1863–1902) : A disciple of Rama-Krishna Paramhansa be championed the greatness of the Vedantic philosophy. His famous talk at the Chicago Conference of World Religions in 1893 made the Westerners realize the greatness of India for the first time. He established the Ramakrishna Mission, in memory of his guru.

In so many competitive examinations, the quotes related  questions of great persons are being asked frequently. Having this in the mind, here the collection of 25 quotes from the quotations of Swami Vivekananda is given below.

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

2. Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
3. This universe is the wreckage of the infinite on the shores of the finite.
4. Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
5. When an idea exclusively occupies the mind, it is transformed into an actual physical or mental state.
6. You must worship the Self in Krishna, not Krishna as Krishna.
7. Ask nothing; want nothing in return. Give what you have to give; it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.

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8. Blessed are they whose bodies get destroyed in the service of others.
9. External nature is only internal nature writ large.
10. God is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.
11. In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
12. The cheerful mind perseveres and the strong mind hews its way through a thousand difficulties.
13. The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
14. Why should a Man be Moral? Because this strengthens his will.
15. You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
16. Do one thing at a Time, and while doing it put your whole Soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
17. Education is the manifestation of perfection already existing in man.
18. The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
19. The greatest truths are the simplest things in the world, simple as your own existence.
20. Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
21. Devotion to duty is the highest form of worship of God.
22. The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
23. All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
24. The powers of the mind are like the rays of the sun when they are concentrated they illumine.
25. Where can we go to find God if we cannot see Him in our own hearts and in every living being.