Inspiring quotes by Swami Vivekanand

  • 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.
  • "Arise, awake, sleep no more; within each of you there is the power to remove all wants and all miseries. Believe this, and that power will be manifested.
  • Be free; hope for nothing. I am sure if u look back upon ur lives you will find that you were always vainly trying to get help from others which you never get.
  • Be not in despair, the way is very difficult, like walking on the edge of a razor; yet despair not, arise, awake, and find the ideal, the goal.
  • Be strong, my young friends; that is my advice to you. You will be nearer to Heaven through football than through the study of the Gita.
  • Cowards only sin, brave men never, no, not even in mind.
  • Do not figure out big plans at first, but, begin slowly, feel your ground and proceed up and up.
  • Do not wait for anybody or anything. Do whatever you can. Build your hope on none.
  • Go on bravely. Do not expect success in a day or a year. Always hold on to the highest. Be steady. Avoid jealousy and selfishness.
  • Have faith in yourselves, and stand up on that faith and be strong; that is what we need.
  • I hate cowardice; I will have nothing to do with cowards or political nonsense. I do not believe in any politics. God & truth are the only politics in the world
  • I want each one of my children to be a hundred times greater than I could ever be. Everyone of you must be a giant— must, that is my word.
  • If you can think that infinite power, infinite knowledge and indomitable energy lie within you, and if you can bring out that power, you also can become like me

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