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Famous Swami Vivekananda Quotes

Listed in: Inspirational Quotes

On Love:

PRAYER is divine love alone. When this highest ideal of love is reached, philosophy is thrown away. Who will then care of it Freedom, salvation, nirvana- all are thrown away. Who cares to become free while in the enjoyment of divine love

On Knowledge:

The goal of mankind is knowledge … Now this knowledge is inherent in man. No knowledge comes from outside it is all inside. What we say a man ‘knows’, should, in strict psychological language, be what he ‘discovers’ or ‘unveils’ what man ‘learns’ is really what he discovers by taking the cover off his own soul, which is a mine of infinite knowledge.

On God:

GOD is to be worshipped as the one beloved, dearer than everything in this and next life.

The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and God will be in them.

GOD is the ever-active providence, by whose power systems after systems are being evolved out of chaos, made to run for a time and again destroyed.

On Religion:

Hindu religion does not consist in struggles and attempts to believe a certain doctrine or dogma, but in realizing not in believing, but in being and becoming.

The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves

Religion is the manifestation of the Divinity already in man.