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The 15 inspirational quotes by Swami Vivekananda

Vivekananda is considered to be a major force in the revival of Hinduism in modern India. He became very popular after he gave speeches in England and America. He brought Hinduism to the status of a major world religion during the end of the 19th century. He introduced Hindu philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga in Europe and America. Well his works have been exceptional and here are few of his quotes. Please feel free to add on to the list

5

You are the creator

You are the creator

"you are the creator of your own destiny."

1

Be a hero

Be a hero

Be a hero. Always say, 'I have no fear'.

2

Everything that binds vanishes, and I am free

Everything that binds vanishes, and I am free

"The moment I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him- that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free."

3

Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far

Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far

"We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far."

4

Power within you

Power within you

"All power is within you; you can do anything and everything."

6

Do one thing at a time

Do one thing at a time

"Do one thing at a time, while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else."

7

Talk to yourself

Talk to yourself

"Talk to yourself once in a day. Otherwise you may miss meeting an excellent person in this world."

8

Have faith in yourself

Have faith in yourself

"If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished."

9

Reach the highest

Reach the highest

"See for the highest, aim at that highest, and you shall reach the highest."

10

There is no other teacher but your own soul

There is no other teacher but your own soul

"We 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."

11

True guidance

True guidance

"True guidance is like a small torch in a dark forest. It doesn't show everything once. But gives enough light for the next step to be safe."

12

Arise, awake

Arise, awake

"Arise, awake, and stop not till the goal is reached."

13

Mental attitude

Mental attitude

"It is our mental attitude which makes the world what it is for us. Our thought make things beautiful, our thoughts make things ugly. The whole world is in our own mind. learn to see things in the proper light."

14

Take risk

Take risk

"Take risks in your life
If you win, you can lead
If you lose, you can guide"

15

Faults

Faults

"If I love myself despite my infinite faults, how can I hate anyone at the glimpse of a few faults"..!