Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Quotes - Sayings and Speeches by Second President of India

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Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Quotes
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Quotes
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (September 5, 1888 - April 17, 1975) was an Indian philosopher and statesman who became the first Vice President and the second President of Republic India. His Birthday is being celebrated as Indian National Teacher's Day. If you are here searching for Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan quotes, now you don't need to search for them anymore. As here I have compiled down some of the popular Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan quotes and sayings. Just hope you will like the quote compilation and learn something inspiring from the words of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

Human nature is fundamentally good, and the spread of enlightenment will abolish all wrong.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Nations, like individuals, are made, not only by what" they acquire, but by what they resign.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

When we think we know we cease to learn
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Human life as we have it is only the raw material for Human life as it might be.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Hinduism is not just a faith. It is the union of reason and intuition that cannot 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.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Death is never an end or obstacle but at most the beginning of new steps.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Tolerance is the homage which the finite mind pays to the inexhaustibility of the Infinite.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Love thy neighbor as thyself because you are your neighbor. It is illusion that makes you think that your neighbor is someone other than yourself.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Democracy is a faith in the spiritual possibilities of not a privileged few but of every human being.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

The prophets of spirit make history just by standing outside history.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

The truth affirmed by the Advaitins happens to be beyond the comprehension of the ordinary mind, but the mind of man is not the measure of reality.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Books are the means by which we build bridges between cultures.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Spiritual life is the genius of India.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

It is said that a man without religion is like a horse without bridle.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Faith in conceptual reason is the logical counterpart of the egoism which makes the selfish ego the deadliest ego of the soul.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Religion is the conquest of fear ; the antidote to failure and death.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

No one Who holds himself aloof from the activi-iies of the world and who is insensitive to its woes can be really wise.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Only the man of serene mind can realize the spiritual meaning of life. Honesty with oneself is the condition of spiritual integrity.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

All our world organizations will prove ineffective if the truth that love is stronger than hate does not inspire them.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Wealth, power and efficiency are the appurtenances of life and not life itself.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

To look upon life as an evil and treat the world as delusion is sheer ingratitude.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

It is not God that is worshiped but the group or authority that claims to speak in His name. Sin becomes disobedience to authority not violation of integrity.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

A life of joy and happiness is possible only on the basis of knowledge and science.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Religion is essentially an initiation into inwardness, a cleansing of internal life. When once the individual becomes inwardly single, he lives for humanity. He stands out for truth and fears none even when isolated and subdued. You may deride him, persecute him but he will not retaliate.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Reading a book gives us the habit of solitary reflection and true enjoyment.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

The end-product of education should be a free creative man, who can battle against historical circumstances and adversities of nature.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

We must recall humanity to those moral roots from which both order and freedom spring.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

The poet's religion has no place for any fixed doctrine. Religion is an endless adventure of man's entire being towards a truth which is revealed in this very quest.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Hinduism has come to be a tapestry of the most variegated tissues and almost endless diversity of hues.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

A literary genius, it is said, resembles all, though no one resembles him.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Arts reveal to us the deeper layers of the human soul. Arts, therefore, reveal the transcendental force underlying all existence which we are much to feeble to endure when it is completely unveiled. Art is possible only when heaven touches earth.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

The truth suggested in the Vedas are developed in the Upanishads. We find in the seers of the Upanishads, an utter fidelity to every layer and shade of truth as they saw it. They affirm that there is a central reality, the one without a second, who is all that is and beyond all that is.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Man is a paradoxical being-the constant glory and scandal of this world.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Age or youth is not a matter of chronology. We are as young or as old as we teel. What we think about ourselves is what matters.
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
 
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