Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Quotes

Every year September 5 is celebrated as Teachers’ Day in the country. September 5 is dedicated to teachers and their contributions in shaping one’s life, it commemorates the birth anniversary of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, a Bharat Ratna recipient and the first Vice President and second President of independent India.

Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Inspirational Quotes

Scholar, teacher, philosopher and statesman, Sarvepalli Radhakrishanan was greatest thinkers of 20th century’s.

“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. ” ― Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

“It is not God that is worshipped but the authority that claims to speak in His name. Sin becomes disobedience to authority not violation of integrity.” ― Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

“A literary genius, it is said, resembles all, though no one resembles him” ― Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

“It is the intense spirituality of India, and not any great political structure or social organisation that it has developed, that has enabled it to resist the ravages of time and the accidents of history.” ― Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

“The main function of a university is not to grant degrees and diplomas, but to develop the university spirit and advance learning. The former is impossible without corporate life, the latter without honours and post-graduate” ― Dr. S Radhakrishnan

“It is not God that is worshipped but the authority that claims to speak in His name. Sin becomes disobedience to authority not violation of integrity.” ― Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

“The idea of Plato that philosophers must be the rulers and directors of society is practiced in India.”
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

“It is said that a man without religion is like a horse without bridle” ― Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

“The idea of Plato that philosophers must be the rulers and directors of society is practiced in India.” ― Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

“The complete use of pure reason brings us finally from physical to metaphysical knowledge. But the concepts of metaphysical knowledge do not in themselves fully satisfy the demand of our integral being. They are indeed entirely satisfactory to the pure reason itself, because they are the very stuff of its own existence. But our nature sees things through two eyes always, for it views them doubly as idea and as fact and therefore every concept is incomplete for us and to a part of our nature almost unreal until it becomes an experience.” ― Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

“Human life as we have it is only the raw material for Human life as it might be” ― Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

“In the nature of things a priesthood is always demoralizing.” ― S. Radhakrishnan

“anubhavāvasānameva vidyā phalam. The fruit of knowledge, the fruit of vidyā is anubhava.” ― Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

“Books are the means by which we build bridges between cultures” ― Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

“Discontent with the actual is the necessary precondition of every moral change and spiritual rebirth.”
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

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