Paramhamsa Yoganand Quotes for Life and Business - Part 2
The great man doesn’t think he is great. Those who say they are great are not. And those who are great are too busy being great to think about their greatness.
As certain training is needed for engaging in the art of war, so does our engagement in battling with active life. Untrained warriors are soon killed on the battlefield; so also persons untrained in the art of preserving their inner peace are quickly riddled by the bullets of worry and restlessness in active life.
Learn to be very active in this world, doing constructive work; but when you are through with your duties, turn off your nervous motor. Retire to the center of your being which is calmness… If you have a calm nervous system, you will have success in everything you undertake…
Good selfishness should be practiced by the businessman, who, by sincere, honest, wholesome, constructive actions and labours, enables himself to look after his own and his family’s needs and provides a useful service to others. Such a businessman is far superior to one who thinks and acts only for himself, with no regard for those he serves or those dependent on him for support.
Simple living does not mean poverty or poverty consciousness.