Inspirational Quotes & Positive Life Messages

Selected Quotes from Paramahansa Yogananda

An inspiring collection of quotes from Paramahansa Yogananda, an Indian yogi, and guru who introduced millions to the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga.
  • Live quietly in the moment and see the beauty of all before you. The future will take care of itself.

    ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  • There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.

    ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  • Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along.

    ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  • Read a little. Meditate more. Think of God all the time.

    ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  • 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
  • Forget the past, for it is gone from your domain! forget the future, for it is beyond your reach! control the present! Live supremely well now! This is the way of the wise.

    ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  • The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.

    ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  • Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.

    ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  • Persistence guarantees that results are inevitable.

    ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  • You do not have to struggle to reach God, but you do have to struggle to tear away the self-created veil that hides him from you.

    ~ Paramahansa Yogananda