Sri Sathya Sai Baba

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# Saying
1 To experience the proximity of the Divine, Namasmarana (continuous repetition of the Lord
2 Control of the senses and observing the accepted code of discipline are the hallmarks of a cultured individual.
3 There is no nobler quality in the world than love. It is wisdom. It is righteousness. It is wealth. It is Truth.
4 True sacrifice consists in sharing with others one’s wealth, strength and qualities, which are derived from society.
5 Keep the name of the Lord always radiant on your tongue and mind, which will keep the antics of the mind under control.
6 You must surrender your judgment to the Lord, and then Lord will assume full responsibility.
7 Education is the means of unfolding the moral and spiritual potentialities of man.
8 Doing your duty selflessly is the highest spiritual endeavour.
9 Repetition of the Lord's Name (namasmarana) is the best spiritual discipline; it is the most beneficial good action you can do forever.
10 Love is the key to open the doors locked by egoism and greed!
11 True sacrifice is sharing with others one's wealth, strength and qualities, which are derived from society.
12 Reining in your senses is the sign of growing in wisdom.
13 The first enemy you must win over is an uncontrolled mind.
14 There is no more dreadful disease in the world than insatiable desire!
15 Dedicate your life to serve others, for the 'others' are only visible representatives of the Lord who resides in you.
16 Master the mind and become a mastermind.
17 The heart is like a musical chair in which there is room for only one. Give in your heart place only for God.
18 If you really want God's Grace, repeat His name with faith like Prahlada did. Sing God's glories like Radha and Meera.
19 God is the nearest, dearest, the most loving, the most eager companion, comrade and kinsman of every being.
20 True service is participating in society's well-being after ridding yourself of egoism, possessiveness and manifesting divine qualities of compassion and kindness.
21 What is the sign of your being good? You are joyful at another’s happiness; you grieve when the other grieves!
22 Prayer does not mean merely appealing to God for favour. Through prayer, you should try to control the evil qualities in you.
23 Practice the vocabulary of love - unlearn the language of hate and contempt.
24 Have the name and form of God as your Companion, Guide and Guardian throughout the toils of the working hours.
25 It is only when you recognize your own faults that you begin to understand the ways of the Divine.
26 If you honor your father, the father of all beings will guard you.
27 Avoid hating, envying or even disliking anyone for any reason. Put love into practice through selfless service.
28 An air conditioner may cool your body. But only the grace of God can cool the heated brain and troubled heart.
29 It is foolish to try to shape the world. Shape yourself as the embodiment of Peace, Love and Reverence. Then you will see all as Love, Compassion and Humility.
30 Devotion requires you to utilize your mind, speech and body to worship the Lord.
31 Offer your virtues as flowers. Virtues spread beauty and fragrance.
32 Earn the sword of wisdom (Jnana) to cut asunder the veil of ignorance and illusion (Maya).
33 Love for God will dispel the ignorance and conceit of man like the sunlight dispels darkness.
34 A true human being is one, who is filled with pure, unselfish love!
35 It is a sign of indolence to think that you won’t suffer from grief or loss; they are inevitable. Earn the Grace of the Lord every minute; then, even mountains of sin can be reduced to dust.
36 God is nameless, but He responds when the seeker takes any one of His many names.
37 LOVE is the scarcest article today.
38 Habits mould character and character decides one's destiny.
39 Ego is very dangerous and powerful. It ruins your character.
40 There is no God higher than your mother.
41 Education is the root and Virtue is the fruit. Awake, arise and stop not till the goal is reached.
42 Spiritual progress will be rapid through right living, good conduct and moral behaviour.
43 There is only one caste, the caste of humanity. There is only one God, He is omnipresent.
44 Resolve to carry on the quest of your own Reality. Resolve to live in the inspiration and constant remembrance of God.
45 Quality is more important than quantity.
46 Prayer must come from the depths of feeling; the Lord looks for the sincerity in your feeling (bhava), not outward pomp and grandeur (bahya).
47 Have constructive thoughts; consoling words; compassionate acts.
48 The quintessence of the teachings of the Upanishads, the Gita and Vedanta is control of the mind.
49 For spiritual transformation, the qualities that are needed are kindness, love, forbearance and compassion.
50 There is no temple dearer to God than the human heart.

Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba:
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