Quotes from: Ramakrishna


When the flower blooms, the bees come uninvited


The winds of God’s grace are always blowing, it is for us to raise our sails


God is in all men, but all men are not in God; that is why we suffer


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


Only two kinds of people can attain self-knowledge: those who are not encumbered at all with learning, that is to say, whose minds are not over-crowded with thoughts borrowed from others; and those who, after studying all the scriptures and sciences, have come to realize that they know nothing