"Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Swami Vivekananda on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Swami Vivekananda on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Swami Vivekananda on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Swami Vivekananda on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Swami Vivekananda on Winston Churchill
"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."
"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."
"The moment I have realized God sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see God in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free."
"You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself."
"The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and God will be in them."