Quotations from Gurudev’s Writings


Success or achievement is not the final goal.  It is the ‘spirit’ in which you act that puts the seal of beauty upon your life.
To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness.
Do the best and leave the rest.
Efficiency is the capacity to bring proficiency into expression.
Brood less, smile more and serve all.
The tragedy of human history is decreasing happiness in the midst of increasing comforts.
The highest form of grace is silence.
Out of purity and silence come the words of power.
The cultured give happiness wherever they go. The uncultured whenever they go.
Faults become thick when love is thin.
Introspect daily, detect diligently, negate ruthlessly.
Substitute wisely, grow steadily and be free.
Every body dies, nobody dies.
Comfort – Comes as Guest, Lingers to become Host and stays to ENSLAVE us.
Disappointment can come only to those Who make Appointment with the future.
Temper takes you to Trouble, Pride keeps you there.
He who depends on chances and situations to be happy, is a Sansari
Mind alone is maya at play.
Remember, `Even This Will Pass Away’.
It is sure to be dark if you close your eyes.
Not to do what you feel like doing is Freedom.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.
He who submits to discipline is a DISCIPLE.