Paramahansa Yogananda Quotes

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Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Stillness is the altar of spirit. Stillness is the altar of spirit.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Brotherhood is an ideal better understood by example than precept! Brotherhood is an ideal better understood by example than precept!
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Do not do what you want, and then you may do what you like. Do not do what you want, and then you may do what you like.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: From joy I came, for joy I live, in sacred joy I melt. From joy I came, for joy I live, in sacred joy I melt.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Peace is the altar of God, the condition in which happiness exists. Peace is the altar of God, the condition in which happiness exists.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Is a diamond less valuable because it is covered with mud? God sees the changeless beauty of our souls. He knows we are not our mistakes. Is a diamond less valuable because it is covered with mud? God sees the changeless beauty of our souls. He knows we are not our mistakes.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Dharma (cosmic law) aims at the happiness of all creatures. Dharma (cosmic law) aims at the happiness of all creatures.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations. Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Continual intellectual study results in vanity and the false satisfaction of an undigested knowledge. Continual intellectual study results in vanity and the false satisfaction of an undigested knowledge.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Through the portals of silence the healing sun of wisdom and peace will shine upon you. Through the portals of silence the healing sun of wisdom and peace will shine upon you.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: If one marries out of necessity, he will have to reincarnate to reach the point where he wants to live only for God. If one marries out of necessity, he will have to reincarnate to reach the point where he wants to live only for God.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Roam in the world as a lion of self-control; see that the frogs of weakness don't kick you around. Roam in the world as a lion of self-control; see that the frogs of weakness don't kick you around.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: The seeker of God is the real lover of vidya, unchangeable truth; all else is avidya, relative knowledge. The seeker of God is the real lover of vidya, unchangeable truth; all else is avidya, relative knowledge.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Some form of self-discipline is necessary to transmute material desires into spiritual aspirations. Some form of self-discipline is necessary to transmute material desires into spiritual aspirations.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: 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. 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 quotes: If you have a strong mind and plant in it a firm resolve, you can change your destiny. If you have a strong mind and plant in it a firm resolve, you can change your destiny.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Feel body as luxury as a bird feels when shooting through the air, and as a child does always is health Feel body as luxury
as a bird feels when shooting through the air, and as a child does always
is health
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Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Attachment is blinding; it lends an imaginary halo of attractiveness to the object of desire. Attachment is blinding; it lends an imaginary halo of attractiveness to the object of desire.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: There are always two forces warring against each other within us. There are always two forces warring against each other within us.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: People are running, running, but there is no place in the world to which they can flee to escape themselves. Ultimately, each one must face himself. People are running, running, but there is no place in the world to which they can flee to escape themselves. Ultimately, each one must face himself.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Be as simple as you can be; you will be astonished to see how uncomplicated and happy your life can become. Be as simple as you can be; you will be astonished to see how uncomplicated and happy your life can become.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Intuition is soul guidance, appearing naturally in man during those instants when his mind is calm. Intuition is soul guidance, appearing naturally in man during those instants when his mind is calm.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Have only love in your heart for others. The more you see the good in them, the more you will establish good in yourself. Have only love in your heart for others. The more you see the good in them, the more you will establish good in yourself.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Every tomorrow is determined by every today. Every tomorrow is determined by every today.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Faithfulness in the performance of small duties gives us strength to adhere to difficult determinations that life will someday force us to make. 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 quotes: Truth is exact correspondence with reality. Truth is exact correspondence with reality.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: If you permit your thoughts to dwell on evil you yourself will become ugly. Look only for the good in everything so you absorb the quality of beauty. If you permit your thoughts to dwell on evil you yourself will become ugly. Look only for the good in everything so you absorb the quality of beauty.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: To work with God's happiness bubbling in the soul is to carry a portable paradise within you wherever you go. To work with God's happiness bubbling in the soul is to carry a portable paradise within you wherever you go.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Success should be measured by the yardstick of happiness; by your ability to remain in peaceful harmony with cosmic laws. Success should be measured by the yardstick of happiness; by your ability to remain in peaceful harmony with cosmic laws.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Through love and sincerity continuously beautify your inner life in every way, by daily looking into the mirror of introspection. Through love and sincerity continuously beautify your inner life in every way, by daily looking into the mirror of introspection.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Seclusion is the price of greatness. Seclusion is the price of greatness.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: In the state of love, no matter what you do, it's going to be good. In the state of love, no matter what you do, it's going to be good.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: The greatest romance is with the Infinite. The greatest romance is with the Infinite.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Smiling away your troubles requires a clear conscience that harbors no insincerity. Smiling away your troubles requires a clear conscience that harbors no insincerity.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: A smooth life is not a victorious life. A smooth life is not a victorious life.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: he who discards his worldly duties can justify himself only by assuming some kind of responsibility toward a much larger family." The he who discards his worldly duties can justify himself only by assuming some kind of responsibility toward a much larger family." The
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Know that this universe is nothing but a dream bluff of nature to test your consciousness of immortality. Know that this universe is nothing but a dream bluff of nature to test your consciousness of immortality.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Success is not rightly measured by wealth, prestige and power. Success is measured by the yardstick of happiness. Success is not rightly measured by wealth, prestige and power. Success is measured by the yardstick of happiness.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: If you are in a dark room, don't beat at the darkness with a stick, but rather try to turn on the light If you are in a dark room, don't beat at the darkness with a stick, but rather try to turn on the light
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Spirit is the vast stillness which is behind all created things. Spirit is the vast stillness which is behind all created things.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Just as oil is present in every part of the olive, so love permeates every part of creation. Just as oil is present in every part of the olive, so love permeates every part of creation.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Nothing is impossible unless you think it is. Nothing is impossible unless you think it is.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: 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. 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 quotes: Death is only an experience through which you are meant to learn a great lesson: you cannot die. Death is only an experience through which you are meant to learn a great lesson: you cannot die.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: People are so skillful in their ignorance! People are so skillful in their ignorance!
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: The reality of my life cannot die for I am indestructible consciousness. The reality of my life cannot die for I am indestructible consciousness.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Minor-are the only ones which Occidental music employs, Minor-are the only ones which Occidental music employs,
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: The best methods are those which help the life energy to resume its inner work of healing The best methods are those which help the life energy to
resume its inner work of healing
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Everything, at first, is an idea, a special creation. Everything, at first, is an idea, a special creation.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Warriors like Alexander the Great seek sovereignty over the soil; masters like Sri Yukteswar win a farther dominion - in men's souls. It Warriors like Alexander the Great seek sovereignty over the soil; masters like Sri Yukteswar win a farther dominion - in men's souls. It
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Subtle astral colors ... are hidden in everything around you. Could you but see, you would be amazed at their beauty. Subtle astral colors ... are hidden in everything around you. Could you but see, you would be amazed at their beauty.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable. They little know what radical changes are possible through prayer. Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable. They little know what radical changes are possible through prayer.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: When you exercise your will power you release the power of life energy - not when you merely wish passively to be able to obtain an objective. When you exercise your will power you release the power of life energy - not when you merely wish passively to be able to obtain an objective.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: I will be calmly active, actively calm. I am a prince of peace, sitting on the throne of poise, directing the kingdom of my activity. I will be calmly active, actively calm. I am a prince of peace, sitting on the throne of poise, directing the kingdom of my activity.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Persistence guarantees that results are inevitable. Persistence guarantees that results are inevitable.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Devote your entire will power to mastering one thing at a time; do not scatter your energies, nor leave something half done to begin a new venture. Devote your entire will power to mastering one thing at a time; do not scatter your energies, nor leave something half done to begin a new venture.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Fear was given to man as a cautionary device to spare him pain; it is not mean to be cultivated and abused. Fear was given to man as a cautionary device to spare him pain; it is not mean to be cultivated and abused.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: You have come to earth to entertain and to be entertained. You have come to earth to entertain and to be entertained.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Divisions are imaginary lines drawn by small minds. Divisions are imaginary lines drawn by small minds.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Play your part in life, but never forget it is only a role. Play your part in life, but never forget it is only a role.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Truths are more than imagination; they are real. Yet their origin is a thought in the mind of God. Truths are more than imagination; they are real. Yet their origin is a thought in the mind of God.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Come into the silence of solitude, and the vibration there will talk to you through the voice of God. Come into the silence of solitude, and the vibration there will talk to you through the voice of God.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Environment is stronger than will. Environment is stronger than will.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: We do not always see the things that are nearest to us. We pass by riches that lie close at hand and chase after rainbows. We do not always see the things that are nearest to us. We pass by riches that lie close at hand and chase after rainbows.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: Loyalty is the first law of God. Loyalty is the first law of God.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: As often as you fail, get up and try again. God will never let you down, so long as you don't let Him down, and so long as you make As often as you fail, get up and try again. God will never let you down, so long as you don't let Him down, and so long as you make the effort.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: The ancient rishi Patanjali defines "yoga" as "control of the fluctuations of the mind-stuff. The ancient rishi Patanjali defines "yoga" as "control of the fluctuations of the mind-stuff.
Paramahansa Yogananda quotes: The body is literally manufactured and sustained by mind. The body is literally manufactured and sustained by mind.