Inspirational Quotes & Positive Life Messages

Powerful and Inspiring Quotes from Autobiography of a Yogi

Inspiring collection of quotes from Autobiography of a Yogi, which presents a fascinating portrait of Paramhansa Yogananda, one of the great spiritual figures of our time.
  • You must not let your life run in the ordinary way; do something that nobody else has done, something that will dazzle the world. Show that God's creative principle works in you.

    ~ Autobiography of a Yogi
  • Attachment is blinding; it lends an imaginary halo of attractiveness to the object of desire.

    ~ Autobiography of a Yogi
  • To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.

    ~ Autobiography of a Yogi
  • Seeds of past karma cannot germinate if they are roasted in the fires of divine wisdom.

    ~ Autobiography of a Yogi
  • The more deeply we perceive, the more striking becomes the evidence that a uniform plan links every form in manifold nature.

    ~ Autobiography of a Yogi
  • A man will be beloved if, possessed with great power, he still does not make himself feared.

    ~ Autobiography of a Yogi
  • The power of unfulfilled desires is the root of all man’s slavery.

    ~ Autobiography of a Yogi
  • Yoga is, as I can readily believe, the perfect and appropriate method of fusing body and mind together so that they form a unity which is scarcely to be questioned. This unity creates a psychological disposition which makes possible intuitions that transcend consciousness.

    ~ Autobiography of a Yogi
  • The deeper the Self-realization of a man, the more he influences the whole universe by his subtle spiritual vibrations, and the less he himself is affected by the phenomenal flux.

    ~ Autobiography of a Yogi
  • Continual intellectual study results in vanity and the false satisfaction of an undigested knowledge.

    ~ Autobiography of a Yogi