"The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Swami Vivekananda on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Swami Vivekananda on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Swami Vivekananda on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Swami Vivekananda on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."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."