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"The greatest error of a man is to think that he is weak by nature, evil by nature. Every man is divine and strong in his real nature." - Ramana Maharshi


"What is essential in any religion is the seeking of the truth, the seeking of God. Truth can be reached by many paths. You must choose your own." - Ramana Maharshi


"The mind is everything. What you think, you become." - Ramana Maharshi


"Silence is eternal speech, and speech is an ephemeral noise." - Ramana Maharshi


"Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside." - Ramana Maharshi


"The ego is only an illusion, but a very influential one. Letting the ego-illusion become your identity can prevent you from knowing your true self." - Ramana Maharshi


"There is no need to search for the truth. If you are true, it will find you." - Ramana Maharshi


"The Self is the core of your being. It is already perfect, whole, and complete. Your true nature is infinite peace and joy." - Ramana Maharshi


"All bad qualities center round the ego. When the ego is gone, Realization results by itself. There are neither good nor bad qualities in the Self. The Self is free from all qualities. Qualities pertain to the mind only." - Ramana Maharshi


"Your own Self-realization is the greatest service you can render the world." - Ramana Maharshi


"Love is the strongest force the world possesses, and yet it is the humblest imaginable." - Ramana Maharshi


"The only true freedom for an individual is to discover their own true nature." - Ramana Maharshi


"The mind turned inwards is the Self; turned outwards, it becomes the ego and all the world." - Ramana Maharshi


"One must meditate on the Self unceasingly. Remembrance of the Self is like the infusion of fresh life into a withering flower." - Ramana Maharshi


"Whatever is destined not to happen will not happen, try as you may. Whatever is destined to happen will happen, do what you may to prevent it. This is certain. The best course, therefore, is to remain silent." - Ramana Maharshi


"The world is illusory; Brahman alone is real; Brahman is the world." - Ramana Maharshi


"The state we call realization is simply being oneself, not knowing anything or becoming anything." - Ramana Maharshi


"The experience of unity is not a product of the intellect. It cannot be grasped by the intellect. It is an experience beyond all limitations." - Ramana Maharshi

"If you want to know your past life, look into your present condition. If you want to know your future life, look at your present actions." - Ramana Maharshi


"The world is full of people who are trying to find themselves, trying to find their own individuality. This is the most difficult thing in the world—to be nobody but yourself." - Ramana Maharshi


"The goal of all spiritual practices is to experience the truth of who we are." - Ramana Maharshi


"The ultimate truth is so simple. It is nothing more than being in the pristine state of one's own awareness." - Ramana Maharshi


"The heart is the hub of all sacred places. Go there and roam." - Ramana Maharshi "The mind is a great power which can make or mar one's life." - Ramana Maharshi


"You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop." - Ramana Maharshi


"Be still. Just be. And all will come to you." - Ramana Maharshi "The only way to deal with fear is to face it head-on." - Ramana Maharshi


"The seeker is the sought." - Ramana Maharshi


"Your duty is to be and not to be this or that. 'I am that I am' sums up the whole truth. The method is summed up in the words 'Be still'." - Ramana Maharshi


"The world is like a shadow; it is unreal. It is not permanent, but only temporary." - Ramana Maharshi


"Happiness and misery are only states of mind." - Ramana Maharshi


"Desirelessness is the highest bliss." - Ramana Maharshi


"You are already free. You are the Self, the supreme consciousness. You are infinite awareness, infinite love, infinite peace." - Ramana Maharshi


"The mind is everything. It is the source of happiness and the source of suffering. Change the mind and the world changes." - Ramana Maharshi


"Realization is not acquisition of anything new nor is it a new faculty. It is only removal of all camouflage." - Ramana Maharshi


"The self is not something that one can look for, find, or possess. It is the one who is doing the looking, finding, and possessing." - Ramana Maharshi

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