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Ramakrishna Quotes

Quotes by Ramakrishna - (23 quotes)

Ramakrishna - From the Books category:

Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Education category:

As long as I live, so long do I learn. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Ego category:

The waves belong to the water. Does the water belong to the waves? (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Faith category:

It's enough to have faith in one aspect of God. But never get into your head that your faith alone is true and every other is false. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Fire category:

Do not seek illumination unless you seek it as a man whose hair is on fire seeks a pond. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Fire category:

As a piece of rope, when burnt, retains its form, but cannot serve to bind, so is the ego which is burnt by the fire of supreme Knowledge. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Freedom category:

Bondage and Liberation are of the mind alone. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Grace category:

The winds of God's grace are always blowing; it is for us to raise our sails. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Greatness category:

Great men have the nature of a child. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Importance category:

The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by wooden stairs or by bamboo steps or by a rope. You can also climb up by a bamboo pole. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Journey category:

Infinite are the paths and infinite the opinions. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Knowledge category:

Knowledge leads to unity, but ignorance to diversity. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Life category:

Live in the world like a waterfowl. The water clings to the bird, but the bird shakes it off. Live in the world like a mudfish. The fish lives in the mud, but its skin is always bright and shiny. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Meditation category:

When you meditate, go into the solitude of a forest, or a quiet corner, and enter into the chamber of your heart. And always keep your power of discrimination awake. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Peace category:

Finish the few duties you have at hand, and then you will have peace. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Recognition category:

When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Religion category:

Common men talk bagfuls of religion but do not practise even a grain of it. The wise man speaks a little, even though his whole life is religion expressed in action. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Religion category:

With sincerity and earnestness one can realize God through all religions. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Searching category:

The fabled musk deer searches the world over for the source of the scent which comes from itself. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Taste category:

You must know that there are different tastes. There are also different powers of digestion... different temperaments... differences in the capacity to comprehend. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Travel category:

Travel in all the four quarters of the earth, yet you will find nothing anywhere. Whatever there is, is only here. (Ramakrishna)

Ramakrishna - From the Truth category:

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

Ramakrishna - From the Work category:

To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward... (Ramakrishna)