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But for my faith in God, I should have been a raving maniac.

— Mahatma Gandhi

Let me draw your attention to one thing which unfortunately we always forget: that is – O man, have faith in yourself.

— Swami Vivekananda

So long as you have faith in your Guru, nothing will be able to obstruct your way.

— Swami Vivekananda

Know that every time you feel weak, you not only hurt yourself but also the cause. Infinite faith and strength are the only conditions of success.

— Swami Vivekananda

Let a man go down as low as possible; there must come a time when out of sheer desperation he will take an upward curve and will learn to have faith in himself.

— Swami Vivekananda

Have faith in yourselves, great convictions are the mother of great deeds.

— Swami Vivekananda

Salvation means knowing the truth. We do not become anything; we are what we are. Salvation [comes] by faith and not by work. It is a question of knowledge! You must know what you are, and it is done. The dream vanishes. This you [and others] are dreaming here. When they die, they go to [the] heaven [of their dream]. They live in that dream, and [when it ends], they take a nice body [here], and they are good people….

— Swami Vivekananda

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

— Mahatma Gandhi

Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.

— Mahatma Gandhi

My faith is in the younger generation, the modern generation. Out of them will come my workers. They will work out the whole problem like lions

— Swami Vivekananda

The Vedanta teaches men to have faith in themselves first. As certain religions of the world say that a man who does not believe in a Personal God outside of himself is an atheist, so the Vedanta says, a man who does not believe in himself is an atheist. Not believing in the glory of our own soul is what the Vedanta calls atheism.

— Swami Vivekananda

Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.

— Mahatma Gandhi

Faith, faith, faith in ourselves, faith, faith in God, this is the secret of greatness.If you have faith in all the three hundred and thirty millions of your mythological Gods, and in all the Gods which foreigners have now and again introduced into your midst, and still have no faith in yourselves, there is no salvation for you.

— Swami Vivekananda

Faith is the that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark.

— Rabindranath Tagore

Do not disturb the faith of any. . . Our duty is not to disturb the faith of others.

— Swami Vivekananda

It is faith that makes a lion of a man.

— Swami Vivekananda

Our first duty is not to hate ourselves, because to advance we must have faith in ourselves first and then in God. Those who have no faith in themselves can never have faith in God.

— Swami Vivekananda

Have faith in yourselves, be proud of your ancestors, instead of being ashamed of them.

— Swami Vivekananda

We have not faith, we have not patience to see this. We trust the man in the street; but there is one being in the universe we never trust and that is God. We trust Him when He works just our way. But the time will come when, getting blow after blow, the self – sufficient mind will die. In everything we do, the serpent ego is rising up. We are glad that there are so many thorns on the path. They strike the hood of the cobra

— Swami Vivekananda

We are ever free if we would only believe it, only have faith enough. You are the soul, free and eternal, ever free, ever blessed. Have faith enough and you will be free in a minute.

— Swami Vivekananda
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