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"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life; dream of it; think 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." - From the book "The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda"

"Strength is Life; Weakness is Death." - From the book "Inspired Talks"

"The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and God will be in them." - From the book "The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda"

"Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison." - From the book "The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda"

"The greatest sin is to think that you are weak." - From the book "The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda"

"All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark." - From the book "The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda"

"Be a hero. Always say, 'I have no fear'." - From the book "The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda"

"The goal of mankind is knowledge... now this knowledge is inherent in man. No knowledge comes from outside; it is all inside. What we say a man 'knows', should, in strict psychological language, be what he 'discovers' or 'unveils'; what man 'learns' is really what he discovers by taking the cover off his own soul, which is a mine of infinite knowledge." - From the book "The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda"

"The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong." - From the book "The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda"

"Arise, awake, and stop not till the goal is reached." - From the book "The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda"

"The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves." - From the book "The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda"

"Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way." - From the book "The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda"

"In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart." - From the book "The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda"

"We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far." - From the book "The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda"

"The only way to come out of misery is to cultivate the habit of being grateful." - From the book "The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda"

"You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself." - From the book "The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda"

"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." - From the book "The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda"

"Arise, awake and stop not until the goal is achieved." - Speech at Parliament of Religions, Chicago, 1893

"The greatest sin is to think yourself weak." - Inspired Talks, 1901

"In a day, when you don't come across any problems – you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path." - Lecture at Detroit, 1894

"Anything that makes you weak physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject as poison." - Complete Works, Vol. 1

"All power is within you; you can do anything and everything. Believe in that, do not believe that you are weak; do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you." - The Complete Works, Vol. 1

"It is love and love alone that I preach, and I base my teaching on the great Vedantic truth of the sameness and omnipresence of the Soul of the Universe." - Inspired Talks, 1901

"Be a hero. Always say, "I have no fear."" - Complete Works, Vol. 1

"The more we come out and do good to others, the more our hearts will be purified, and God will be in them." - Complete Works, Vol. 6

"The goal of mankind is knowledge. Now this knowledge is inherent in man. No knowledge comes from outside: it is all inside. What we say a man 'knows', should, in strict psychological language, be what he 'discovers' or 'unveils'; what man 'learns' is really what he discovers by taking the cover off his own soul, which is a mine of infinite knowledge." - The Complete Works, Vol. 2

"The only way to come out of ignorance is to question everything. The person who keeps asking questions always remains insightful." - Complete Works, Vol. 6

"Education is not the amount of information that is put into your brain and runs riot there, undigested all your life. We must have life-building, man-making, character-making assimilation of ideas." - The Complete Works, Vol. 8

"We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far." - The Complete Works, Vol. 1

"Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way." - The Complete Works, Vol. 1

"The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves." - The Complete Works, Vol. 1

"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." - The Complete Works, Vol. 5

"The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong." - The Complete Works, Vol. 1

"In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart." - Complete Works, Vol. 8

"The very reason for nature's existence is for the education of the soul." - The Complete Works, Vol. 3

"The only test of good things is that they make us strong." - The Complete Works

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