Swami Sivananda — Indian Philosopher born on September 08, 1887, died on July 14, 1963

Sivananda Saraswati was a Hindu spiritual teacher and a proponent of Yoga and Vedanta. Sivananda was born Kuppuswami in Pattamadai, in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. He studied medicine and served in British Malaya as a physician for several years before taking up monasticism. He lived most part of his life near Muni Ki Reti, Rishikesh... (wikipedia)

Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.
Moral values, and a culture and a religion, maintaining these values are far better than laws and regulations.
Meditation is painful in the beginning but it bestows immortal Bliss and supreme joy in the end.
There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient.