In the sun there is great heat and light, and by reflecting the greatness of the sun's light, the moon in night also appears great. Actually the moon is by nature dark ans cold, but in association with sun it has become accepted as great. Hence by association of the Great, one appears great.
The more one is addicted to material pleasures, the more he is entangled in the material world.
Get yourself drowned in ocean of Chanting of Mahamantra, instead of money & wealth.
Distribution of books and magazine is our most important activity. Without books, our preaching has no solid basis.
Always engage in devotional service with determination.
This is the first time in history that so many religious books are sold so popularly. Keep distributing as many as possible in huge quantities. This is my pleasure.
The Lord is so kind that He has spread the river Ganges throughout the universe so that by taking bath in that holy river everyone can get released from the reactions of sins, which occur at every step.
Srimad Bhagavatam 3.5.41,
When pride comes we are already fallen, what comes after that is a detail.
Birth and other transformations are undergone by the body but never by the self, just as change occurs for the moon's phases but never for the moon, though the new-moon day may be called the moon's "death."