Sri Aurobindo Sayings and Quotes

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

The supreme state of human love is...the unity of one soul in two bodies. Sri Aurobindo
The supreme state of human love is...the unity of one soul in two bodies. Sri Aurobindo
Spirituality is indeed the master key of the Indian mind; the sense of the infinitive is native to it. Sri Aurobindo
Life is life--whether in a cat, or dog or man. There is no difference there between a cat or a man. The idea of difference is a human conception for man's own advantage. Sri Aurobindo
The great are strongest when they stand alone, A God-given might of being is their force. Sri Aurobindo
India is the meeting place of the religions and among these Hinduism alone is by itself a vast and complex thing, not so much a religion as a great diversified and yet subtly unified mass of spiritual thought, realization and aspiration. Sri Aurobindo
Detachment is the beginning of mastery. Sri Aurobindo
Metaphysical thinking will always no doubt be a strong element in her mentality, and it is to be hoped that she will never lose her great, her sovereign powers in that direction. Sri Aurobindo
The mind of an ordinary man is truly near the heart. Sri Aurobindo
There are two ways of avoiding the snare of woman; one is to shun all women and the other to love all beings. Sri Aurobindo
Escape brings not the victory and the crown. Sri Aurobindo
Material things are not to be despised-without them there can be no manifestation in the material world. Sri Aurobindo
Very usually, altruism is only the sublimest form of selfishness. Sri Aurobindo
The cup has to be left clean and empty for the divine liquor to be poured into it. Sri Aurobindo
The first principle of true teaching is that nothing can be taught. Sri Aurobindo
The Atheist is God playing at hide and seek with Himself. Sri Aurobindo
One must have first of all a solid foundation. Sri Aurobindo
That which we call the Hindu religion is really the Eternal religion because it embraces all others. Sri Aurobindo
The Yoga we practice is not for ourselves alone, but for the Divine; its aim is to work out the will of the Divine in the world, to effect a spiritual transformation and to bring down a divine nature and a divine into the mental, vital, and physical nature and life of humanity. Sri Aurobindo