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Bhagavad-Gita As It Is
A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

1 "We are constitutionally parts and parcels of the Supreme."

2 "Everything in the material world has a certain flavor or fragrance, like the flavor and fragrance in a flower, or in the earth, water, fire or air. The uncontaminated flavor, the original flavor which permeates everything, is Krsna [Krishna]....Krsna consciousness is active in every sphere."

3 "One who takes shelter of the Supreme Lord has nothing to fear, even in the midst of the greatest calamity."

4 "The mind should be devoid of duplicity and should think of the welfare of all."

5 "Every living entity is part and parcel of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, and as such every living entity is intended to serve the Supreme Lord by his own constitution."

6 "The Supreme Lord is represented throughout the entire material universe by His entering into all things as the Supersoul."

7 "Human life is meant for cultivation of spiritual knowledge, in eternal relationship with the Supreme Personality of Godhead."

8 "Fear is due to one's absorption in illusory energy, but when one is free from illusory energy...then he has nothing to fear."

9 "Living entities are fragmental parts and parcels of the Supreme Lord - eternally."

10 "The Supreme Lord is the Soul of all souls."

11 "This is the secret of Krsna [Krishna] consciousness - realization that there is no other existence besides Krsna is the platform of peace and fearlessness."

12 "No one is able to destroy the imperishable soul." Bhagavad Gita, ch. 2, v. 17

13 "Vishnu is one, and yet He is certainly all-pervading. By His inconceivable potency, in spite of His one form, He is present everywhere." The Vedas

14 "Everyone has some relationship with the Lord....Each of the millions upon millions of living beings has its particular relationship. By the process of service one can revive one's original status with the Lord."

15 "Although You are one, You are spread throughout the sky and the planets and in all space between, O great one." Bhagavad Gita, ch. 11, v. 20

16 "One who sees the Supersoul in every living being and equal everywhere does not degrade himself by his mind. Thus he approaches the transcendental destination." Bhagavad Gita, ch. 13, v. 29

17 "The Supreme Lord is situated in everyone's heart, O Arjuna, and is directing the wanderings of all living entities."

18 "The Lord..is omnipresent. We should know Him always, twenty-four hours a day."

19 "One can understand the nature of the Supreme by thorough study of oneself, the difference between oneself and the Supreme Being understood as the relationship between the part and the whole."

20 "The knowledge of one who sees in every living entity one undivided spiritual nature, which is divided into innumerable forms, should be understood to be in the mode of goodness." Bhagavad Gita, ch. 18, v. 20

21 "There is no exception to service in the society of living beings....In fact, no living being is exempted from rendering service to others. Service is a constant companion of the living being, and so we may conclude that rendering service is the eternal religion of the eternal living entity."

22 "The Lord lives in the heart of every being. Therefore, He has the consciousness of all living entities."

23 "All the manifold manifestations of wonderful things are going on by the simple supreme will of God, and all of them are subordinate to that supreme will."

24 "Devotional service is a process of spiritual understanding....Devotional service to the Lord and the Lord Himself are one and the same because they are...manifesting the internal energy of the Supreme Lord."

25 "By nature's law, this human form of life is specifically meant for self-realization."

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite