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In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart. – Swami Vivekananda

When an idea exclusively occupies the mind, it is transformed into an actual physical or mental state. – Swami Vivekananda

All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark. – Swami Vivekananda

A good practice carried to an extreme and worked in accordance with the letter of the law becomes a positive evil. – Swami Vivekananda

The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong. – Swami Vivekananda

This universe is the wreckage of the infinite on the shores of the finite. – Swami Vivekananda

Beleive in yourself and the world will be at your feet. – Swami Vivekananda

Do good because it is good to do good. Ask no more. – Swami Vivekananda

Books are infinite in number and time is short. The secret of knowledge is to take what is essential. Take that and try to live up to it. – Swami Vivekananda

He who struggles is better than he who never attempts. – Swami Vivekananda

Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way. – Swami Vivekananda

By doing well the duty which is nearest to us, the duty which is in our hands, we make ourselves stronger. – Swami Vivekananda

A fool may buy all the books in the world, and they will be in his library; but he will be able to read only those that he deserves to. – Swami Vivekananda

Why should a Man be Moral? Because this strengthens his will. – Swami Vivekananda

All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything. – Swami Vivekananda

Man is to become divine by realizing the divine. Idols or temples, or churches or books, are only the supports, the help of his spiritual childhood. – Swami Vivekananda

Do one thing at a Time, and while doing it put your whole Soul into it to the exclusion of all else. – Swami Vivekananda

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

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. – Swami Vivekananda

God did not give me everything that i wanted. But, He gave me everything that i needed! – Swami Vivekananda

Learn Everything that is Good from Others, but bring it in, and in your own way absorb it; do not become others. – Swami Vivekananda

The Tapas and the other hard Yogas that were practiced in other Yugas do not work now. What is needed in this Yuga is giving, helping others. – Swami Vivekananda

The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire. – Swami Vivekananda

Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true. – Swami Vivekananda

Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable. – Swami Vivekananda

The earth is enjoyed by heroes”—this is the unfailing truth. Be a hero. Always say, “I have no fear. – Swami Vivekananda

Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes. – Swami Vivekananda

Bless people when they revile you. Think how much good they are doing by helping to stamp out the false ego. – Swami Vivekananda

You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself. – Swami Vivekananda

Blessed are they whose bodies get destroyed in the service of others. – Swami Vivekananda

Arise, awake, stop not till the goal is reached. – Swami Vivekananda

The powers of the mind are like the rays of the sun when they are concentrated they illumine. – Swami Vivekananda

They alone live, who live for others. – Swami Vivekananda

Devotion to duty is the highest form of worship of God. – Swami Vivekananda

Be not Afraid of anything. You will do Marvelous work. it is Fearlessness that brings Heaven even in a moment. – Swami Vivekananda

Are you unselfish? That is the question. If you are, you will be perfect without reading a single religious book, without going into a single church or temple. – Swami Vivekananda

Anything that makes weak – physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison. – Swami Vivekananda

The very reason for nature’s existence is for the education of the soul. – Swami Vivekananda

Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life. – Swami Vivekananda

There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point. – Swami Vivekananda

The greatest sin is to think yourself weak. – Swami Vivekananda

Take Risks in Your Life If u Win, U Can Lead! If u Lose, U Can Guide! – Swami Vivekananda

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

The whole life is a succession of dreams. My ambition is to be a conscious dreamer, that is all. – Swami Vivekananda

In a day, when you don’t come across any problems – you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path. – Swami Vivekananda

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