Top 53 Best Swami Vivekananda Quotes

Top 53 Best Swami Vivekananda Quotes

Best Swami Vivekananda Quotes

Best Vivekananda Quotes: Swami Vivekananda (Bengali: bibekananda) was born in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency on January-12, 1863. He died young at the age of 39. His original name was Narendranath Datta. He was called an “Indian Monk“. He was a disciple of Indian mystic Sri Ramakrishna.

Swami Vivekananda was one of the influential and key figures to spread the Indian philosophies of Yoga, Hinduism, and Vedanta to the Western world during the late 19th century.

One of the famous speeches of Swami Vivekananda was in the Parliament of World’s religions in 1893 where he represented India on Hinduism. While all the speakers at the conference began their lectures with the words “Ladies and Gentlemen…“.

However, only Swami Vivekananda began his speech the famous words “Sisters and Brothers of America…” which received critical acclaim and appreciation from everyone.

Here is the full-speech video of Swami Vivekananda with closed-captions.

The fundamental principle of Swami Vivekananda was that all living beings were an embodiment of the divine self and service to God could be rendered by service to humanity.

Swami Vivekananda is honored as a nationalistic saint and his birth anniversary (Jan-12) is observed as ‘National Youth Day‘ in India.

Here are the top 53 best Swami Vivekananda Quotes on various aspects of life and categorized into various groups.

Best Vivekananda Quotes

Swami Vivekananda Inspirational Quotes

Arise, Awake, and do not stop until the goal is reached.

Vivekananda Quotes

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

Vivekananda Swami Quotes

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

Swami Vivekananda Quotes on Love

Pure love has no motive. It has nothing to gain.

Small Quotes of Swami Vivekananda

The greatest name man ever gave to God is Truth.

Swami Vivekananda Birthday Quotes

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

Swami Vivekananda Inspirational Quotes

Vivekananda Inspirational Quotes

Stand firm like a rock. Truth always triumphs.

Swami Vivekananda Quotes on Life

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 on their own way.

Important Quotes of Swami Vivekananda

A man is not poor without a rupee, but a man is really poor without a dream and ambition.

Swami Vivekananda Quotations

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

Swami Vivekananda Quotations in English

Come out into the universe of light. Everything in the universe is yours. Stretch out your arms and embrace it with love. If you ever felt you wanted to do that, you have felt God.

Vivekananda Inspirational Quotes

Strength is the sign of vigor, the sign of life, the sign of hope, the sign of health, and the sign of everything that is good. As long as the body lives, there must be strength in the body, strength in the mind, strength in the hand.

Swami Vivekananda Motivational Quotes

The greatest sin is to think that you are weak.

Vivekananda Motivational Quotes

You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.

Swami Bibekananda Quotes

Good Motive, Sincerity and Infinite love can conquer the world. One single soul possessed of these virtues can destroy the dark designs of millions of hypocrites and

Vivekananda Motivational Quotes in English

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.

Focus Quotes Swami Vivekananda

Talk to yourself at least once in a Day‚Ķ Otherwise, you may miss a meeting with an EXCELLENT person in this World…

Swami Vivekananda Quotes on Life

Vivekananda Swami Quotes

Stand up, be bold, and take the blame on your own shoulders. Do not go about throwing mud at other; for all the faults you suffer from, you are the sole and only cause.

Beautiful Quotes of Swami Vivekananda

Anything that makes you weak, physically, intellectually, and spiritually, reject as a poison.

Vivekananda Quotes on Life

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.

Swami Bibekananda Quotes

Each work has to pass through these stages – ridicule, opposition, and then acceptance. Those who think ahead of their time are sure to be misunderstood.

Swami Vivekananda Morning Quotes

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

Best Vivekananda Quotes

In criticising another, we always foolishly take one especially brilliant point as the whole of our life and compare that with the dark ones in the life of another. Thus we make mistakes in judging individuals.

Top Vivekananda Quotes

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

Swamy Vivekananda Quotes

The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.

Small Quotes of Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda Short Quotes

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

Swami Vivekananda Spiritual Quotes

Swami Vivekanand Quotation

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.

Vivekananda Spiritual Quotes

No man is born to any religion; he has a religion in his own soul.

Swami Bibekananda Quotes

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

Vivekananda Quotes in English

A few heart-whole, sincere, and energetic men and women can do more in a year than a mob in a century.

Swami Vivekananda Spiritual Quotes

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

Bibekananda Quotes

Doing good to others is the one great universal religion.

Swami Vivekananda Spiritual Quotes

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

Swami Vivekanand Quotation

Can you see your own eyes? God is like that. He is as close as your own eyes. He is your own, even though you can’t see Him.

Swamy Vivekananda Quotes

The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in God. The new religion says that he is the atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda Quotes for Students

Great Quotes of Swami Vivekananda

Crave for a thing; you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.

Swami Vivekananda Quotes for Students

You are the creator of your own destiny.

Swami Vivekananda Quotes for Students

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

Vivekananda Quotes for Students

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

Vivekananda Quotations

Fill the brain with high thoughts; highest ideals place them day and night before you and out of that will come great work.

Swami Vivekananda Quotes on Education

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 Meditation Quotes

Swami Vivekananda Quotes

All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in your own mind.

Swami Vivekananda Best Quotes

If the mind is intensely eager, everything can be accomplished-mountains can be crumbled into atoms.

Swami Vivekananda Meditation Quotes

My child, what I want is muscles of iron and nerves of steel, inside which dwells a mind of the same material as that of which the thunderbolt is made.

Swami Vivekananda Death Quotes

Swami Vivekananda Death Quotes

Death is better than a vegetating ignorant life; it is better to die on the battle-field than to live a life of defeat.

Swami Vivekananda Death Quotes

Fear is death; fear is a sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, fear is wrong life. All the negative thoughts and ideas that are in the world have proceeded from this evil spirit of fear.

Swami Vivekananda Positive Quotes

Vivekananda Best Quotes

Conquer yourself, and the whole universe is yours.

Inspirational Quotes by Swami Vivekananda in English

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.

Swami Vivekananda Positive Quotes

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

Best Quotes of Swami Vivekananda in English

We are what our thoughts have made us; So take care of what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; They travel far.

Swami Vivekananda Quotes on Success

Swami Vivekananda Quotes on Success

Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and above all, love.

Swami Vivekananda Quotes on Success

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.

Swami Vivekananda Quote on Yogi

Swami Vivekananda Quotes in English

A mongoose is generally kept in a glass case with a long chain attached to it, so that it may go about freely. When it scents danger as it wanders about, with one jump it goes into the glass case. So is a Yogi in this world.

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  1. thank you for putting together amazing insights and spiritual truths about human-divine reality by Swami Vivekanadan, quite appealing to reasons and spirit.


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