A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Quotes (1 quote)
“Actually, it doesn't matter – Krishna or Christ – the name is the same. The main point is to follow the injunctions of the Vedic scriptures that recommend chanting the name of God in this age.”
―A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Bhaktivedanta Vedabase. Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, 2003.
“Oysters open completely when the moon is full; and when the crab sees one it throws a piece of stone or seaweed into it and the oyster cannot close again so that it serves the crab for meat. Such is the fate of him who opens his mouth too much and thereby puts himself at the mercy of the listener.”
―Leonardo da Vinci
The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, translated by Jean Paul Richter (1888), Volume 2, "XX. Humorous Writings"
“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.”
―Robert Louis Stevenson
“Obscenity is a moral concept in the verbal arsenal of the establishment, which abuses the term by applying it, not to expressions of its own morality but to those of another.”
An Essay on Liberation, Beacon Press, 1971 - ISBN: 9780807096871
“The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.”
―Thomas B. Macaulay
Earliest attribution found: The Western Honey Bee, Volumes 14-15, State Bee-keepers' Association., 1926, p. 31
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A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Born: September 1, 1896
Died: November 14, 1977 (aged 81)
Bio: Abhay Charanaravinda Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada was a Gaudiya Vaishnava teacher and the founder-acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, commonly known as the Hare Krishna Movement. His mission was to propagate Gaudiya Vaishnavism, a form of Hinduism that had been taught to him by his guru, Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati, throughout the world.
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“Most critical writing is drivel and half of it is dishonest. It is a short cut to oblivion, anyway. Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think in terms of emotions and sensations.”