Ten life lessons by Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary

Best remembered for his inspiring words, he continues to live on in his quotes.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: January 12, 2017 10:51:01 am
Swami Vivekananda was instrumental in introducing the Indian philosophies of Vedanta to the western world (Source: Wikipedia) Swami Vivekananda was instrumental in introducing the Indian philosophies of Vedanta to the western world (Source: Wikipedia)

Swami Vivekananda was instrumental in introducing the Indian philosophies of Vedanta to the western world. Best remembered for his inspiring words, he continues to live on in his quotes. On his birth anniversary, here’s listing 10 of his best motivational quotes. Which one of your favourite? Tell us and share it with your friends.

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

Swami Vivekananda Quotes You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself

2. Arise! Awake! and stop not until the goal is reached.

– Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda Quotes Arise! Awake! and stop not until the goal is reached.

3. You 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.
– Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda Quotes You 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.

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

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

5. “They alone live, who live for others.”
– Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda Quotes “They alone live, who live for others.”

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

Swami Vivekananda Quotes “Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.”

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

Swami Vivekananda Quotes “Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.”

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

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

9. “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

Swami Vivekananda Quotes “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.”

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

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

(Compiled and designed by Parmita Uniyal)

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