31 December 2013

Swami Vivekananda's Quotes On Power

What we call powers, secrets of nature,
and force, are all within.
In the external world are only a series of changes.
—Swami Vivekananda
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This article is on Swami Vivekananda's quotes and comments on power. Related articles are listed at the bottom of this page.
  • Accumulate power in silence and become a dynamo of spirituality.[Source]
  • Accumulation of power is as necessary as its diffusion, or rather more so.[Source]
  • All power is His and within His command.[Source]
  • All want power, but few will wait to gain it for themselves.[Source]
  • Brave, bold men, these are what we want. What we want is vigour in the blood, strength in the nerves, iron muscles and nerves of steel, not softening namby-pamby ideas.[Source]
  • Even the least work done for others awakens the power within.[Source]
  • From the highest god to the meanest grass, the same power is present in all — whether manifested or not. We shall have to call forth that power by going from door to door.[Source]
  • Good and evil thoughts are each a potent power, and they fill the universe.[Source]
  • If one has got power, one must manifest it in action.[Source]
  • It is the greatest manifestation of power to be calm.[Source]
  • Know for certain that there is no power in the universe to injure us unless we first injure ourselves.[Source]
  • Prana is the driving power of the world, and can be seen in every manifestation of life.[Source]
  • Superhuman power is not strong enough.[Source]
  • The finer the instrument, the greater the power. The mind is much finer and more powerful than the body.[Source]
  • The more power there is, the more bondage, the more fear.[Source]
  • The same power is in every man, the one manifesting more, the other less; the same potentiality is in everyone.[Source]
  • There is no power on earth which can be kept long confined within a narrow limit. It cannot be kept compressed too long to allow of expansion at a subsequent period.[Source]
  • This is the one great idea to understand that our power is already ours.[Source]
  • Thought is like a bubble rising to the surface. When thought is joined to will, we call it power. That which strikes the sick person whom you are trying to help is not thought, but power.[Source]
  • To see God is the one goal. Power is not the goal.[Source]
  • What power is higher than the power of purity?[Source]
  • What we call powers, secrets of nature, and force, are all within. In the external world are only a series of changes.[Source]
  • Whenever power is used for evil, it becomes diabolical; it must be used for good only.[Source]

Related articles

  1. Swami Vivekananda's quotes on strength

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