Ramana Maharshi Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Ramana Maharshi quotes, Ramana Maharshi sayings, and Ramana Maharshi proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

To realise the Self is to be still. Ramana Maharshi
To the extent we behave with humility, to that extent good will result. Ramana Maharshi
No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance. Ramana Maharshi
No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance. Ramana Maharshi
Mind is consciousness which has put on limitations. You are originally unlimited and perfect. Later you take on limitations and become the mind. Ramana Maharshi
When there are thoughts, it is distraction: when there are no thoughts, it is meditation. Ramana Maharshi
All unhappiness is due to the ego. With it comes all your trouble. If you would deny the ego and scorch it by ignoring it you would be free. Ramana Maharshi
Concentration of the mind is in a way common to both Knowledge and Yoga. Yoga aims at union of the individual with the universal, the Reality. This Reality cannot be new. It must exist even now, and it does exist. Ramana Maharshi
Silence is ever speaking; it is the perennial flow of language. Ramana Maharshi
The degree of freedom from unwanted thoughts and the degree of concentration on a single thought are the measures to gauge spiritual progress. Ramana Maharshi
What message is needed when heart speaks to heart? Ramana Maharshi
Your own Self-realization is the greatest service you can render the world. Ramana Maharshi
The state we call realization is simply being oneself, not knowing anything or becoming anything. Ramana Maharshi
If you go the way of your thoughts you will be carried away by them and you will find yourself in an endless maze. Ramana Maharshi
There are no impediments to meditation. The very thought of such obstacles is the greatest impediment. Ramana Maharshi
You need not aspire for or get any new state. Get rid of your present thoughts, that is all. Ramana Maharshi
The Sage has no thinking mind and therefore there are no ‘others’ for him. Ramana Maharshi
Your own self-realization is the greatest service you can render the world. Ramana Maharshi
I have never said that there is no need for a guru. All depends on what you call guru. He need not be in a human form. Ramana Maharshi
Every moment there is creation, every moment destruction. There is no absolute creation, no absolute destruction. Both are movements, and that is eternal. Ramana Maharshi
Forgetfulness of your real nature is true death remembrance of it is rebirth. Ramana Maharshi