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"The winds of grace are always blowing, but it is you who must raise your sails." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"God is one, but He has innumerable forms. He is the creator of all and He himself takes the human form." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming it." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"If you want to go east, don't go west." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"Man is like a machine. As long as he is functioning properly, he doesn't realize he is a machine." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The more you know, the more you realize how little you know." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"There are two types of people in the world: those who run after the world and those who run after God." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The root cause of all suffering is ignorance." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa "As long as there is desire, it is a sure sign that there is imperfection." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"God is everywhere but He is most manifest in man. So serve man as God." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"Just as a bird cannot fly without wings, so a human being cannot rise without faith." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"All religions are true. God can be reached by different paths." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"As long as I live, so long do I learn." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"You cannot teach a child to take its first step by lecturing to it." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The world is indeed a mixture of truth and make-believe. Discard the make-believe and take the truth." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The fabled musk deer searches the world over for the source of the scent which comes from itself." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The less said about life's sores the better." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"It is necessary to pray to God with a longing heart. Only then can one see Him and feel His presence." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

"The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The mind is everything. What you think you become." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa "Work, apart from devotion or love of God, is helpless and cannot stand alone." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"One must perform work. It is only through work that the bondage of karma is destroyed." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"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." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

 

"True renunciation is giving up the desire to possess anything." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The world is full of joy and happiness. If you can't find it in yourself, look for it in others." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The mind of a child is like a clean slate. What is written on it becomes its truth." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The soul loves to meditate, for in contact with the Spirit lies its greatest joy." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The pure mind is itself Brahman." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa "Whatever you do, do it with all your might." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The goal of human life is the realization of the ultimate Reality, which alone can give man supreme satisfaction." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"Truth is one; sages call it by different names." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"As a lamp in a windless place does not flicker, so the disciplined mind of a yogi remains steady in meditation on the Self." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The mind can be compared to a lake, and the ripples on the surface to the waves of thought. Just as the ripples are not separate from the lake, so thoughts are not separate from the mind." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

"As long as you have faith and love, you will have God." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The bee of the heart must extract the nectar of divine love from each flower of God's creation." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The world is illusory; Brahman alone is real." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"God is everywhere, but He is most manifest in man. So, serve man as God." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The world is a mud puddle, and I am a lotus flower that has grown up in it." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"If you want to go east, don't go west." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The best way to control the mind is to surrender it to God." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The mind is like a restless monkey, jumping from thought to thought, desire to desire. Only through intense concentration can it be tamed." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"Faith and love are like two wings of a bird. Without them, you cannot fly." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The world is like a canvas; you can paint it with your own colors." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The mind is the instrument through which we experience the world. Train it well, and you will experience the world in a beautiful way." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The sun shines equally on all things. God's love is like that." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The mind is the cause of both bondage and liberation. Master the mind, and you will be free." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The ocean of life is full of waves of joy and sorrow. Dive deep, and you will find the pearls of wisdom." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"The spiritual path is like climbing a mountain. The higher you go, the more beautiful the view becomes." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"God is like the ocean, and all religions are like rivers that flow into it." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

 

"All religions are true. God can be reached by different paths." - Ramakrishna Paramhansa

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