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Paramanhansa Yogananda Quotes



Quotes by Paramanhansa Yogananda - (28 quotes)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Attitude category:

Many people excuse their own faults but judge other persons harshly. We should reverse this attitude by excusing others' shortcomings and by harshly examining our own. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Beauty category:

Subtle astral colors... are hidden in everything around you. Could you but see, you would be amazed at their beauty. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Change category:

Thinkers do not accept the inevitable; they turn their efforts toward changing it. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Complaining category:

Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Creativity category:

An artist doesn't really create anything - he just rearranges what is already there. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Envy category:

Analyze yourself. All emotions are reflected in the body and mind. Envy and fear cause the face to pale, love makes it glow. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Failure category:

The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Freedom category:

The man form is higher than the angel form; of all forms it is the highest. Man is the highest being in creation, because he aspires to freedom. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Friendship category:

There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Goodness category:

Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Habit category:

Habits of thought are mental magnets that draw to you certain things, people, and conditions. Weaken a bad habit by avoiding everything that occasioned it or stimulated it, without concentrating upon it in your zeal to avoid it. Then divert your mind to some good habit and steadily cultivate it until it becomes a dependable part of you. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Happiness category:

Learn to be calm and you will always be happy. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Happiness category:

The happiness of one's own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul; one must try to include, as necessary to one's own happiness, the happiness of others. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Health category:

Most of the world is like a mental hospital. Some persons are sick with jealousy, others with anger, hatred, passion. They are victims of their habits and emotions. But you can make your home a place of peace. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Integrity category:

Never do anything that taints your mind... Engage in those actions and thoughts that nurture the good qualities you want to have. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Love category:

Love is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families and nations. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Meditation category:

The soul loves to meditate, for in contact with the Spirit lies its greatest joy. If, then, you experience mental resistance during meditation, remember that reluctance to meditate comes from the ego; it doesn't belong to the soul. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Mysteries category:

The scenery of mountains painted on the ever-changing azure canvas of the sky, the mysterious mechanism of the human body, the rose, the green grass carpet, the magnanimity of souls, the loftiness of minds, the depth of love – all these things remind us of a God who is beautiful and noble. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Obsession category:

Be careful what you choose to do consciously, for unless your will is very strong, that is what you may have to do repeatedly and compulsively through the habit-influencing power of the subconscious mind. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Perception category:

Those persons who have perceptive eyes enjoy beauty everywhere. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Prayer category:

Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable. They little know what radical changes are possible through prayer. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Religion category:

We should bathe our spirits in the deep, pure feeling that stirs within us when we gaze on the glories of His creation. This is the way to know God as beauty. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Routine category:

Faithfulness in the performance of small duties gives us strength to adhere to difficult determinations that life will someday force us to make. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Sadness category:

Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Silence category:

Remain quiet. Don't feel you have to talk all the time. Go within and you will see the Loveliness behind all beauty. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Sincerity category:

Smiling away your troubles requires a clear conscience that harbors no insincerity. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Struggle category:

There are always two forces warring against each other within us. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

Paramahansa Yogananda - From the Truth category:

Truth is exact correspondence with reality. (Paramahansa Yogananda)