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

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

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

3 "That Supreme Personality of Godhead is, by His plenary portions, alive in the heart of every living entity."

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

5 "All the manifestations we see, and everything that exists in both this material world and in the spiritual world, are resting on the energy of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. The creation takes place by the diffusion of His different energies, and as stated in Bhagavad-gita, He is everywhere present."

6 "Our consciousness seeks happiness because we are part and parcel of the Lord."

7 "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."

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

9 "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

10 "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."

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

12 "He [the Supersoul] is situated in everyone's heart."

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

14 "The universe is the cosmic form of the Supreme Lord." Bhagavad Gita, ch. 8, v. 4

15 "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."

16 "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."

17 "Although the Supersoul appears to be divided, He is never divided. He is situated as one." Bhagavad Gita, ch. 13, v. 17

18 "Not a blade of grass moves without the will of the Supreme Personality of Godhead."

19 "The ultimate goal of life is self-realization."

20 "Every living being is Brahman."

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

22 "The Lord Himself has entered into these worlds and is maintaining them."

23 "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."

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

25 "To pray to God when he is in difficulty is a natural instinct in every living being because he is eternally related with God."

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite