05 February 2014

Swami Vivekananda's Quotes On Attempt

Shri Krishna says: "Better die in your own path
than attempt the path of another."
—Swami Vivekananda
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In this article you'll find a collection of Swami Vivekananda's quotes on attempt (Hindi: प्रचेष्टा, Bengali: প্রচেষ্টা)
  • Any time you attempt to make a God beyond Christ, you murder the whole thing. God alone can worship God.[Source]
  • Compared to the coward that never made the attempt, he is a hero.[Source]
  • Do not fret because the world looks with suspicion at every new attempt, even though it be in the path of spirituality.[Source]
  • Even if our every attempt is a failure, and we bleed and are torn asunder, yet, through all this, we have to preserve our heart — we must assert our Godhead in the midst of all these difficulties.[Source]
  • Even our smallest attempts are not in vain. We know that nothing is lost.[Source]
  • Every attempt to solve the laws of causation, time, and space would be futile, because the very attempt would have to be made by taking for granted the existence of these three.[Source]
  • If in the attempt to carry morsels of food to starving mouths, name and possession and all be doomed even — अहो भाग्यमहो भाग्यम् —thrice blessed art thou![Source]
  • "If you die, you get to heaven; and if you win, you enjoy the earth" (Gita). Even if you die in this attempt, well and good, many will take up the work, following your example. And if you succeed, you will live a life of great opulence.[Source]
  • In every attempt there are many obstacles to cope with, but gradually the path becomes smooth.[Source]
  • In every attempt there will be one set of men who will applaud, and another who will pick holes. Go on doing your own work, what need have you to reply to any party?[Source]
  • Life in this world is an attempt to see God.[Source]
  • Never even attempt to disturb anyone's tendencies.[Source]
  • Never mind these failures, these little backslidings; hold the ideal a thousand times, and if you fail a thousand times, make the attempt once more.[Source]
  • Shri Krishna says: "Better die in your own path than attempt the path of another."[Source]
  • The attempt is to kill the false "I", so that the real "I", the Lord, will reign. "I the Lord thy God am a jealous God. Thou shalt have no other gods before me," say the Hebrew scriptures.[Source]
  • The attempt to remove evil from the world by killing a thousand evil - doers, only adds to the evil in the world.[Source]
  • "[The seers call him wise] whose every attempt is free, without any desire for gain, without any selfishness."[Source]
  • Until higher institutions have been evolved, any attempt to break the old ones will be disastrous.[Source]

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