"If you desire to be pure, have firm faith, and slowly go on with your devotional practices without wasting your energy in useless scriptural discussions and arguments. Your little brain will otherwise be muddled."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Ramakrishna on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Ramakrishna on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Ramakrishna on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Ramakrishna on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Ramakrishna on Mahatma Gandhi
"Work, apart from devotion or love of God, is helpless and cannot stand alone."
"To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next. Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end."
"Bondage is of the mind freedom too is of the mind. If you say 'I am a free soul. I am a son of God who can bind me' free you shall be."
"If you must be mad, be it not for the things of the world. Be mad with the love of God."
"One must be very particular about telling the truth. Through truth one can realize God."