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30+ Krishna Quotes From The Hindu God Of Compassion

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Lord Krishna is the eighth avatar of the God Vishnu.

Lord Krishna played an important role in the Hindu epic 'The Mahabharata'. He sided with the Pandavas and helped them win the war.

The 'Bhagavad Gita' has 700 verses and is the holy scripture of the Hindus. It is a portion of 'The Mahabharata' where lord Krishna advises Arjuna about his self duty and his rightful actions. Lord Krishna quotes will motivate us to do good work without doubting ourselves.

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Best Lord Krishna Quotes

Supreme Krishna quotes can bring changes in your life.

Here are some of the best quotes by Lord Krishna. You will also find 'Bhagavad Gita' quotes and quotes by Krishna which represent love, wisdom, intellect, and will appeal to humankind even today. Here you will find a good quote on controlling the mind and emotions.

1."Whenever and wherever there is a decline in virtue / religious practice, O Arjuna, and a predominant rise of irreligion—at that time I descend Myself, i.e. I manifest Myself as an embodied being."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

2. "The only way you can conquer me is through love and there I am gladly conquered."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

3. "Calmness, gentleness, silence, self-restraint, and purity: these are the disciplines of the mind."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

4. "Arjuna, I am the taste of pure water and the radiance of the sun and moon. I am the sacred word and the sound heard in air, and the courage of human beings. I am the sweet fragrance in the earth and the radiance of fire; I am the life in every creature and the striving of the spiritual aspirant."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

5. "Happiness is a state of mind and has nothing to do with the external world."

– Lord Krishna.

6. "Those who worship other gods with faith and devotion also worship me, Arjuna, even if they do not observe the usual forms. I am the object of all worship, its enjoyer and Lord."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

7. "Arjuna: I cannot do this. This cannot be dharma!

Krishna : Don’t be such a weakling, Arjuna. Face the situation like a man!

Arjuna: I cannot.

Krishna: It is your duty as a Kshatriya."

– Devdutt Pattnaik, 'Jaya - An Illustrated Retelling Of The Mahabharata'.

8. "When a person responds to the joys and sorrows of others as if they were his own, he has attained the highest state of spiritual union."

– Shree Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

9. "The Key to happiness is the reduction of desires."

– Shree Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

10. "When you move amidst the world of sense; free from the attachments and aversions alike, there comes the peace in which the sorrow ends, and you live in the wisdom of the self."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

11. "I am death, which overcomes all, and the source of all beings still to be born."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

Lord Krishna Quotes On Karma And Love

Quotes by Lord Krishna can show the direction of life.

One right action can change everything in a person's life. And without love a person cannot see things through. Enlisted below are some supreme Lord Krishna quotes on love that stand even today.  There are also a few Bhagavad Gita quotes on love.

12. "I regard as great even the smallest gift offered by my devotees in pure love, but even great offerings presented by non devotees do not please me."

– Lord Krishna.

13. "Fill your mind with me, love me, serve me, worship me always. Seeking me in your heart, you will at last be united with me."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

14. "He who has no attachments can really Love others, for his love is pure and divine."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

15. "As the blazing fire reduces wood to ashes, similarly the fire of self-knowledge reduces Karma to ash."

– Shree Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

16. "Perform your obligatory duty, because actions is indeed better than inaction."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

17. "Work not for a reward, but never cease to do thy work . When thy work is worship, result is bound to come."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

Lord Krishna Quotes On Life

Every Lord Krishna quote is relevant even in today's world. As we know, Lord Krishna had a vast sea of knowledge and Lord Krishna quotes are worth reading. Here are some of the finest 'Bhagavad Gita' quotes on life.

18. "Do everything you have to do, but not with ego, not with lust, not with envy but with love, compassion, humility, and devotion."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

19. "It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly but happily than to live an imitation of somebody’s life with perfection and sorrow."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

20. "They live in wisdom who see themselves in all and all in them, who have renounced every selfish desire and sense-craving tormenting the heart."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

21. "For one who has conquered his mind, a mind is best of friends, but for one who has failed to do so, a mind is the greatest enemy."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

22. "Reshape yourself through the power of your will; never let yourself be degraded by self-will."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

23. "A man is made by his beliefs. As he believes. So he becomes."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

24. "Delusion arises from anger. The mind is bewildered by delusion."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

25. "The pleasure from the senses seems like nectar at first, but it is bitter as a poison in the end."

– Shree Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

Lord Krishna Quotes On Spirituality

Spirituality was an aspect of 'The Mahabharata' and here are some of the best quotes.

26. "Even if you were the most sinful of sinners, Arjuna, you could cross beyond all sin by the raft of spiritual wisdom."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

27. "You came here empty-handed and so will you leave. What is yours today belonged to someone else yesterday. And Tomorrow someone else will call it his."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

28. "When meditation is mastered, the mind is unwavering like the flame of a lamp in a windless place."

– Shree Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

29. "Happiness is of the soul. The soul can never be cut to pieces. Nor burned by fire, nor moistened by water or withered by wind."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

30. "There are three gates to self-destruction and hell: Lust, Anger & Greed."

– Lord Krishna, 'Bhagavad Gita'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Krishna quotes then why not take a look at transcendentalism quotes, or [Yogi quotes].

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