Swami Vivekananda Inspirational Quotes & Thoughts

Swami Vivekananda Inspirational Quotes & Thoughts

Swami Vivekananda also called “The Great Indian Monk” was a philosopher, an orator, an artist, and a widely-traveled monk. He was born on 12 January, which is also celebrated as National Youth Day in India. It was decided by the Government of India to inspire the youth of India towards the philosophy of Swami Vivekananda and his ideals.

We are sharing some popular ideas and ideals of Swami Vivekananda to inspire you.

Swami Vivekananda quote

  • “Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.”

  • Controlling mind is not a one day’s job but it needs a regular and systematic practice. It comes under control when there is a feeling of oneness with God.

  • “That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.”

  • “Learn everything that is good from others but bring it in, and in your own way absorb it; do not become others.”

  • We have to seize this unstable mind and drag it from its wanderings and fix it on one idea. Over and over again this must be done. By power of will we must get hold of the mind and make it stop and reflect upon the glory of God.

Swami Vivekananda quote

  • “Have faith in yourselves, great convictions are the mothers of great deeds.”

  • “All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear.”

  • “Neither money pays, not name, nor fame, nor learning; it is CHARACTER that an cleave through adamantine walls of difficulties.”

  • “In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.”

  • “The greatest sin is to think that you are weak.”

Swami Vivekananda quote

  • Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

  • Let the mind be cheerful but calm. Never let it run into excesses, because every excess will be followed by a reaction.

  • “The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.”

  • “See for the highest, aim at the highest, and you shall reach the highest.”

  • “Talk to yourself once in a day, otherwise, you may miss meeting an excellent person in this world.”

Swami Vivekananda quote

  • Dare to be free, Dare to go as far as your thoughts leads,
    and Dare to carry that out in your life.

  • “All power is within you; you can do anything.”

  • Always try to represent yourself happy because initially, it becomes your look. Gradually it becomes your habit and finally, it becomes your personality.

  • “We are what our thought have made us; So take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; They travel far.”

Swami Vivekananda quote

  • The power of concentration is the only key to the treasure-house of knowledge.

  • Meditation means the mind is turned back upon itself. The mind stops all the thought-waves and the world stops. Your consciousness expands. Every time you meditate you will keep your growth.

  • “Do not hate anybody, because that hatred which comes out from you must, in the long run, come back to you, if you love, that love will come back to you, completing the circle.”

  • “3 Golden rules!! Who is helping you, don’t forget them. Who is loving you, don’t hate them. Who is trusting you, don’t cheat them.”

  • “Meditation can turn fools into sages but unfortunately fools never meditate.”

National Youth Day
National Youth Day
  • Arise awake and stop not until the goal is achieved.

  • Where can we go to find God if we cannot see Him in our own hearts and in every living being.

  • Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.

  • 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.

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Simmi Kamboj is the Founder and Administrator of Ritiriwaz, your one-stop guide to Indian Culture and Tradition. She had a passion for writing about India's lifestyle, culture, tradition, travel, and is trying to cover all Indian Cultural aspects of Daily Life.