"If you first fortify yourself with the true knowledge of the Universal Self, and then live in the midst of wealth and worldliness, surely they will in no way affect you."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Ramakrishna on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Ramakrishna on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Ramakrishna on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Ramakrishna on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Ramakrishna on William Shakespeare
"Work, apart from devotion or love of God, is helpless and cannot stand alone."
"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."
"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."