Paramahansa Yogananda quotes

Paramahansa Yogananda

Indian yogi and guru who introduced millions of westerners to the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga through his book, Autobiography of a Yogi.
Every day try to help uplift physically, mentally, or spiritually suffering people, as you would help yourself or your family.
If, instead of living in the misery-making selfish way, you live according to the laws of God, then, no matter what small part you may be playing on the stage of life, you will know that you have been playing your part correctly, as directed by the Stage Manager of all our destinies. Your part, however small, is just as important as the biggest parts in contributing to the success of the Drama of Souls on the Stage of Life.
Make a little money and be satisfied with it by living a simple life and expressing your ideals, rather than make lots of money and have worries without end.
The greatest sin is to call yourself a sinner.
You are a child of God.
Though gold be covered with mud for centuries, it remains gold. So the pure "gold" of the soul can be covered over with the mud of delusion for aeons, but in its true nature it remains forever undefiled.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. Newton's Law of Motion is a law of maya: "To every action there is always an equal and contrary reaction; the mutual actions of any two bodies are always equal and oppositely directed." Action and reaction are thus exactly equal. "To have a single force is impossible. There must be, and always is, a pair of forces equal and opposite." Retire to the center of your being, which is calmness.