Hinduism Sayings and Quotes

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

Hinduism insists on the brotherhood of not only all mankind but of all that lives.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Hinduism has become a conservative religion and, therefore, a mighty force because of the swadeshi spirit underlying it.     

Mahatma Gandhi

The essence of Hinduism is the same essence of all true religions: Bhakti or pure love for God and genuine compassion for all beings.     

Radhanath Swami

Hinduism is wholly free from the strange obsession of some faiths that the acceptance of a particular religious metaphysics is necessary for salvation, and non-acceptance thereof is a heinous sin meriting eternal punishment in hell.     

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

No religion makes more use of color than Hinduism, with its blue-skinned gods and peony-lipped goddesses, and even the spring festival of Holi is focused on color: Boys squirt arcs of dyed water on passersby or dump powder, all violently hued, on their marks.     

Hanya Yanagihara

Hinduism is a relentless pursuit of Truth. Truth is God and if today it has become moribund, inactive, irresponsive to growth, it is because we are fatigued; and as soon as the fatigue is over, Hinduism will burst upon the world with a brilliance perhaps unknown before.     

Mahatma Gandhi

A spirtually illumined soul lives in the world, yet is never contaminated by it.     


Hinduism at its best has spoken the only relevant truth about the way to self-realization in the full sense of the word.     

Count Hermann Keyserling

Hinduism is not just a faith. It is the union of reason and intuition that can not be defined but is only to be experienced. Evil and error are not ultimate. There is no Hell, for that means there is a place where God is not, and there are sins which exceed his love.     

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Hinduism's basic tenet is that many roads exist by which men have pursued and still pursue their quest for the truth and that none has universal validity.     

Kenneth Scott Latourette

Hinduism is synonymous with humanism. That is its essence and its great liberating quality.     

H. G. Wells

Hinduism, we inherited from our ancestors and its protection is our ultimate religion.     

Tanmaya Guru

Hinduism dies if untouchability lives, and untouchability has to die if Hinduism is to live.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Hinduism has sinned in giving sanction to untouchability.     

Mahatma Gandhi

The essence of Hinduism is that the path may be different, but the goal is the same.     

Manmohan Singh

You are what you believe in. You become that which you believe you can become.     

Bhagavad Gita

Hinduism loses its right to make a universal appeal if it closes its temples to Harijans.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Affirm divine calmness and peace, and send out only thoughts of love and goodwill if you want to live in peace and harmony. Never get angry, for anger poisons your system.     

Paramahansa Yogananda

Hinduism with its message of ahimsa is to me the most glorious religion in the world.     

Mahatma Gandhi

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

The greatest contentment comes from devotion alone and not from it's rewards, therefore one who has this devotion seeks nothing else.     

Lord Krishna

The three essentials of Hinduism are belief in God, in the Vedas as revelation, in the doctrine of Karma and transmigration.     

Swami Vivekananda

The awakened sages call a person wise when all his undertakings are free from anxiety about results.     

Lord Krishna

Hinduism has an enormous capacity to absorb from outside influences and accept it in a peaceful and steady manner without perturbing the system.     

N. R. Narayana Murthy

Here an attempt is made to explain suffering: the outcaste of traditional Hinduism is held to deserve his fetched fate; it is a punishment for the wrongs he did in a previous life.     

Walter Kaufmann

He alone sees truly who sees the Lord the same in every creature...seeing the same Lord everywhere, he does not harm himself or others.     

Lord Krishna

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to God, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done.' We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.     

Swami Vivekananda

In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.     

B. R. Ambedkar

Our soul intuition is a faculty of God. He has no mouth, yet.     


The ultimate goal of human life is to transcend culture and personality to the unconditioned pure being. But the means to do this is through our culture and way of life.     

David Frawley

The central fact of Hinduism is cow protection.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Every day you should sit quietly and affirm, with deep conviction.     


The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.     

Swami Vivekananda

Having faith in God and Surrendering to him is the way to be free.