"Have faith in yourselves, great convictions are the mother of great deeds"
- Swami Vivekananda (January 12, 1863 -
July 4, 1902) His birth day is celebrated as a National Youth day.
-----Quotes by Swami Vivekananda
1. Choose the highest ideal and live your life upto that. Look
at the "ocean" and not at the wave.
2. That which tends to increase the divinity in you is virtue,
and that which tends to increase brutality in you is vice.
3. He who sees Shiva in the poor, in the weak, and in the
diseased, really worships Shiva.
4. Purity in thought, speech, and act is absolutely necessary
for anyone to be religious. Purity is strength. Spiritual truth is
5. The ideal of the man is to see God in everything. The real
evil is idleness which is the principal cause of our poverty.
6. Everyone should know that there is no salvation except
through the conquering of desires.