In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
– Swami Vivekananda

Spiritual Quotes

The river that flows in you also flows in me.
– Kabir

You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you; none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
– Swami Vivekananda

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.
– Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Different creeds are but different paths to reach the same God.
– Ramakrishna Paramahamsa

Just as the fire is the direct cause for cooking, so without Knowledge no emancipation can be had. Compared with all other forms of discipline knowledge of the Self is the one direct means for liberation.
– Adi Shankara

Bondage and Liberation are of the mind alone.
– Ramakrishna Paramahamsa

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
– Buddha

One man may read the Bhagavata by the light of a lamp, and another may commit a forgery by that very light; but the lamp is unaffected. The sun sheds its light on the wicked as well as on the virtuous.
– Ramakrishna Paramahamsa

Many have died; you also will die. The drum of death is being beaten. The world has fallen in love with a dream. Only sayings of the wise will remain.
– Kabir

God is not present in idols. Your feelings are your god. The soul is your temple.
– Chanakya

Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of dignity. The measure of your maturity is how spiritual you become during the midst of your frustrations.
– Samuel Ullman

Those who worship don’t know, and those who know don’t worship.
– Bodhidharma

In a day, when you don’t come across any problems – you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
– Swami Vivekananda

To seek is to suffer. To seek nothing is bliss.
– Bodhidharma

The Soul appears to be finite because of ignorance. When ignorance is destroyed the Self which does not admit of any multiplicity truly reveals itself by itself: like the Sun when the clouds pass away.
– Adi Shankara

When your last breath arrives, Grammar can do nothing.
– Adi Shankara

I think a spiritual journey is not so much a journey of discovery. It’s a journey of recovery. It’s a journey of uncovering your own inner nature. It’s already there.
– Billy Corgan

As long as I live, so long do I learn.
– Ramakrishna Paramahamsa