Sri Sathya Sai Baba

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1 Keep your tongue under control. The manner in which your tongue is employed determines your fame or ignominy.
2 A disciplined life is the mark of intelligent living.
3 Compassion is the hallmark of devotion.
4 Sadhana is essential because the effects of Karma must be removed by Karma alone, just as a thorn (sharp instrument) is needed to remove another thorn.
5 Tender hearts, holy thoughts, loving speech – these invoke Divinity at all times.
6 Pure Love will never submit itself to the forces of envy or hatred, however powerful they may be.
7 Be good, serviceable, useful, kind and God-fearing – the confidence of the people will be yours.
8 Forgiveness is a very important quality. It is Truth, it is Dharma, it is non-violence, it is Veda, it is happiness; indeed it is heaven itself.
9 Habits mould character and character decides one's destiny.
10 Our deeds reveal our motives, our motives design our habits, our habits decide our character, and our character determines our destination.
11 Develop love, scatter love, reap love, there is no religion higher than that. That is the noblest service.
12 Education is the means of unfolding the moral and spiritual potentialities of man.
13 Rough diamond acquires value as it is cut and polished. In the same way, turn abuses on you into ornaments with your good conduct.
14 Do not get swelled up when people praise you and do not get dejected when people blame you.
15 When the mind is filled with good thoughts, such as truth, love, forbearance and compassion, one
16 Keep the name of the Lord always radiant on your tongue and mind, which will keep the antics of the mind under control.
17 True adherence to your conscience is righteousness proper.
18 To the persons who have completely surrendered, everything they experience (good or bad) is a gift from God.
19 Love All and Serve All. Help Ever and Hurt Never.
20 Your duty from today onwards is to cultivate true and unsullied love. With love of God you can secure anything.
21 The best way to love God is to Love All and Serve All.
22 Your endeavor must be to bend the body, mend the senses and end the mind.
23 A true devotee is ever conscious that the universe is a manifestation of the Lord and is fully permeated by Him.
24 Your journey of life will be safe and secure when you carry the light of love with you.
25 Only when morality is upheld, can there be equality, fraternity and freedom in the society.
26 Service must spring out of Love and scatter Love in profusion.
27 The Lord bestows a favour when He decides to test you, for He is impressed by your achievement and wants to put upon it the seal of His approval.
28 Just as fire is needed until rice is cooked, so also spiritual practices are needed until you realize your innate Divinity.
29 You can see the manifestation of God anywhere, only when you use your senses in a sacred way.
30 Control of the senses and observing the code of discipline is the hallmark of a cultured person.
31 Whatever the trouble, however great the sorrow, persist and win by recollecting the LORD.
32 When the spiritual disciplines (samskaras) lead to inner refinement, you will experience union with the Divine.
33 Silence is the speech of an earnest spiritual seeker.
34 When the mind and intellect unites, humanness attains a state of freedom, which is referred to as liberation (Moksha).
35 Every being in this Universe is on a spiritual journey, knowingly or unknowingly.
36 Life 'here' is for the sake of reaching 'there'!
37 A person can be called truly human, if they possess the qualities of calmness, forbearance and compassion.
38 Both men and women should have good character.
39 Pleasure is an interval between two sorrows.
40 Surrendering the fruit of action to the Lord is real sacrifice.
41 Of what use is to celebrate festivals, if you do not change your old ways of thinking and behaving?
42 Embodiments of love! An ounce of practice is worth more than a ton of preaching.
43 The ornaments you should adorn are truthfulness in speech, charity for the hands and listening to the Divine through the ears.
44 Be good, do good, see good - this is the way to Sai.
45 Love sees all as one divine family.
46 Whoever loves and serves all, that person the Lord loves and honours.
47 Start the day with Love, Spend the Day with Love, End the Day will Love - This is the way to God.
48 True service springs out of selfless love and it must scatter love in profusion.
49 The grace of God is the best insurance you can get. It will help you in your time of need without any limit.
50 To assume that God responds to one Name only and can be adored in one Form only, is a sacrilege.

Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba:
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