Krishna Sayings and Quotes

Krishna is a beloved Hindu deity. Worshipped as an incarnation of the god Vishnu, his adventures can be found in the Bhagavad GIta and Mahabharata. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about Krishna.


Krishna exalts those who are humble and humbles those who exalt themselves.     

Radhanath Swami

Krishna is God, the source of all that exists, the cause of all that is, was, or ever will be.     

George Harrison

The Krishna of the Gita is perfection and right knowledge personified, but the picture is imaginary.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Spiritual life is absolute reality. Krishna is real but we have lost the ability to realize him.     

Bhakti Charu Swami

The more we are happy in Krishna Consciousness, the more we become purified.     

Radhanath Swami

The holy name of Krishna has extraordinary spiritual potency because the name of God is nondifferent from God Himself.      

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

There are three gates leading to the hell of self-destruction for the soul—lust, anger, and greed. Therefore, all should abandon these three.     

Lord Krishna

By only becoming aware of Krishna's greatness we can become aware of our minuteness. That's the way to become Humble.     

Bhakti Charu Swami

Krishna is present fully in His holy name and this is realized by the humility and sincerity in our chanting.      

Radhanath Swami

A man is made by his belief. As he believes, so as he becomes.     

Lord Krishna

With a drop of my energy I enter the earth and support all creatures. Through the moon, the vessel of life-giving fluid, I nourish all plants. I enter breathing creatures and dwell within as the life-giving breath. I am the fire in the stomach which digests all food.     

Lord Krishna