45 Lord Krishna Quotes From Bhagavad Gita

Bhagavad Gita quotes by Lord Krishna


Lord Krishna, the epitome of love and a major deity in Hinduism, is known as the God of protection, compassion, tenderness, and love. If you want to know his words of wisdom through quotes, then do read this article till the end.

In Mahabharata, Krishna becomes the charioteer of Arjuna for the Kurukshetra War and with his divine intellect and guidance, the Pandavas came out victorious. 

But before the war, Arjuna requested Krishna to take the chariot between the battlefield so that he could see the enemies. 

But after seeing that the enemies with which he is going to fight with are his family, teacher, cousins, and his loved ones he tells Krishna that he cannot fight with them and he would rather renounce the kingdom than kill his loved ones.

Hearing these words from Brave Arjuna Krishna gives his divine knowledge and that's known as the Bhagavad Gita.

So in this article, I will share Krishna's quotes from Bhagavad Gita on karma, dharma, love, success, and more.

Bhagavad Gita Quotes: Sri Krishna's Quotes


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1. “The wise work for the welfare of the world, without thought for themselves.” -  Bhagavad Gita

2. “You have the right to work, but never to the fruit of work, You should never engage in action for the sake of reward, nor should you long for inaction.” - Bhagavad Gita

3.  “ Neither in this world nor elsewhere is there any happiness in store for him who always doubts.” - Bhagavad Gita

4. “The wise man lets go of all results, whether good or bad, and is focused on the action alone.” - Bhagavad Gita

5. “No one should abandon duties because he sees defects in them. Every action, every activity, is surrounded by defects as a fire is surrounded by smoke.” - Bhagavad Gita

6. “You have the right to work, but never to the fruit of the work. You should never engage in action for the sake of Reward, nor should you long for Inaction.” - Krishna on Karma 

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7. “An intelligent person does not take part in the sources of misery, which are due to contact with the material senses. Such materialistic pleasures have a beginning and an end, and so the wise man does not take delight in them.” - Bhagavad Gita

8. “He who has no attachments can really love others, for his love is pure and divine.” - Lord Krishna on love

9. “A gift is pure when it is given from the heart to the right person at the right time and at the right place, and when we expect nothing in return” - Bhagavad Gita

10. “By serving me with steadfast Love, a man or woman goes beyond the gunas. Such a one is fit for union with Brahman.” - Krishna on love

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11. “When a man dwells on the pleasure of sense, the attraction for them arises in him, From attraction arises desire, the lust of possession, and this leads to passion, to anger.” - Bhagavad Gita

12. “ But of all I could name, verily love is the highest. Love & devotion that make one forgetful of everything else, Love that unites the lover with me” -  Bhagavad Gita

13. “Seek refuge in the attitude of detachment and you will amass the wealth of spiritual awareness. The one who is motivated only by the desire for the fruits of their action, and anxious about the results, is miserable indeed.” - Bhagavad Gita

14. “When he sees me in all and sees all in me, then I never leave him and he never leaves me. And he, who in this oneness of Love loves me in whatever he sees, Wherever this man may live, in truth, he lives in me.” - Bhagavad Gita

15. “Why do you worry unnecessarily? Whom do you fear? Who can kill you? The soul is neither born nor dies.” - Bhagavad Gita

16. “The power of God is with you at all times; through the activities of mind, senses, breathing, and emotions; and is constantly doing all the work using you as a mere instrument.” - Bhagavad Gita

17. “Whenever and wherever there is a decline in virtue/religious practice, O Arjuna, and a predominant rise of irreligion—at that time I descend Myself, i.e. I manifest Myself as an embodied being.” -  Bhagavad Gita

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18. “It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else’s life with perfection.” -  Lord Krishna On Karma

19. “No one who does good work will ever come to a bad end, either here or in the world to come” - Krishna On Karma

20. “The happiness which comes from long practice, which leads to the end of suffering, which at first is like poison, but at last like nectar – this kind of happiness arises from the serenity of one’s own mind.” - Bhagavad Gita

21. “Whatever happened, happened for the good, Whatever is happening, is happening for the good. Whatever will happen, will also happen for the good.” - Lord Krishna on karma

22. “The peace of God is with them whose mind and soul are in harmony, who are free from desire and wrath, who know their own soul.” - Krishna on desire

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23. “If you want to see the brave, look at those who can forgive. If you want to see the heroic, look at those who can love in return for hatred.” -  Krishna on dharma

24. “Over-attachment for one’s close relatives is simply born of ignorance. Every creature in the world is born alone and dies alone. He experiences the results of his own good and evil deeds and in the end leaves the present body to accept another. The belief that one person is the relation of another is nothing more than an illusion.” -  Krishna on attachment

25. “Better than mechanical practice is knowledge. Better than knowledge is meditation.” - Krishna on meditation

26. “Perform all thy actions with mind concentrated on the Divine, renouncing attachment and looking upon success and failure with an equal eye. Spirituality implies equanimity.” - Bhagavad Gita

27. “He who has let go of hatred who treats all beings with kindness and compassion, who is always serene, unmoved by pain or pleasure, free of the “I” and “mine,” self-controlled, firm and patient, his whole mind focused on me — that is the man I love best.” - Lord Krishna

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28. “The embodied soul is eternal in existence, indestructible, and infinite, only the material body is factually perishable, therefore fight O Arjuna.” - Lord Krishna 

29. “Feelings of heat and cold, pleasure and pain, are caused by the contact of the senses with their objects. They come and they go, never lasting long. You must accept them.” - Lord Krishna

30. “O Arjuna, there is no truth superior to Me. All this Universe, Every living being & Everything rests upon Me, as pearls are strung on a thread.” - Lord Krishna

31. “Change is the law of the world. In a Moment you become the owner of millions, In the other you become penniless.” - Bhagavad Gita

32. “But one who controls the mind, and is free from attachment and aversion, even while using the objects of the senses, attains the Grace of God.” - Bhagavad Gita

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33.  “O Parth, such is the state of an enlightened soul that having attained it, one is never again deluded. Being established in this consciousness even at the hour of death, one is liberated from the cycle of life and death and reaches the Supreme Abode of God.” - Bhagavad Gita 

34. “The wise should not create discord in the intellects of ignorant people, who are attached to fruitive actions, by inducing them to stop work. Rather, by performing their duties in an enlightened manner, they should inspire the ignorant also to do their prescribed duties.” - Bhagavad Gita on duty

35. “For those who are completely absorbed in God-consciousness, the oblation is Brahman, the ladle with which it is offered is Brahman, the act of offering is Brahman, and the sacrificial fire is also Brahman. Such persons, who view everything as God, easily attain him.” - Bhagavad Gita

36. “O Arjun, actions do not bind those who have renounced karm in the fire of Yog, whose doubts have been dispelled by knowledge, and who are situated in knowledge of the self.” - Bhagavad Gita on Karma

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37. “If one offers to Me with devotion a leaf, a flower, a fruit, or even water, I delightfully partake of that article offered with love by My devotee in pure consciousness.” - Bhagavad Gita

38. “Offering the results of all activities to God, the karm yogis attain everlasting peace. Whereas those who, being impelled by their desires, work with a selfish motive become entangled because they are attached to the fruits of their actions.” - Lord Krishna

39. “The pleasures that arise from contact with the sense objects, though appearing as enjoyable to worldly-minded people, are verily a source of misery. O son of Kunti, such pleasures have a beginning and an end, and so the wise do not delight in them.” - Bhagavad Gita 

40. “The unsuccessful yogis, upon death, go to the abodes of the virtuous. After dwelling there for many ages, they are again reborn in the earth plane, into a family of pious and prosperous people. Else, if they had developed dispassion due to long practice of Yog, they are born into a family endowed with divine wisdom. Such a birth is very difficult to attain in this world.” - Bhagavad Gita

41. “Of all yogis, those whose minds are always absorbed in me, and who engage in devotion to me with great faith, them I consider to be the highest of all.” - Bhagavad Gita

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42. “If you are unable to even work for Me in devotion, then try to renounce the fruits of your actions and be situated in the self.” - Lord Krishna

43. “Those, who are alike to friend and foe, equipoised in honor and dishonor, cold and heat, joy and sorrow, and are free from all unfavorable association; those who take praise and reproach alike, who are given to silent contemplation, content with what comes their way, without attachment to the place of residence, whose intellect is firmly fixed in Me, and who are full of devotion to Me, such persons are very dear to Me.” - Bhagavad Gita

44. “Humbleness; freedom from hypocrisy; non-violence; forgiveness; simplicity; service of the Guru; cleanliness of body and mind; steadfastness; and self-control; dispassion toward the objects of the senses; absence of egotism; keeping in mind the evils of birth, disease, old age, and death; non-attachment; absence of clinging to spouse, children, home, and so on; even-mindedness amidst desired and undesired events in life; constant and exclusive devotion toward Me; an inclination for solitary places and an aversion for mundane society; constancy in spiritual knowledge; and philosophical pursuit of the Absolute Truth—all these I declare to be knowledge, and what is contrary to it, I call ignorance.” -  Lord Krishna on knowledge and ignorance

45. “Those who neither avoid disagreeable work nor seek work because it is agreeable are persons of true renunciation. They are endowed with the quality of the mode of goodness and have no doubts (about the nature of work).” - Lord Krishna

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