Persons who smell the aroma of Lord Krishna's lotus feet, carried by the air of Vedic sound through the holes of the ears, accepts Krishna's devotional service. The Lord is never separated from them.
People are so stupid that they can't even understand that they are defeated.
Lecture on "Understanding Krishna through Bhagavad Gita" – Salem – 8th Nov'06
People are smiling outside but screaming inside.
Lecture on "Memories of my youth" – 27th OCT'06 – DXB
A sober person who can tolerate the urge to speak, the mind's demands, the actions of anger and the urges of the tongue, belly and genitals is qualified to make disciples all over the world.
Saintly persons, who are friends to all living entities, have a peaceful consciousness. They have controlled their senses and minds and they easily attain the path of liberation, the path back to Godhead. Being unfortunate and attached to the miserable material condition, a materialistic person cannot associate with them.
People with different mentalities have strong inclinations (according to their mentality). If we try to make a brahmana into a sudra, or a person of sudra mentality into a brahmana, it won't work.
Lecture on SB 3.6.32 – About the Four Varnas – Vyasa Puja 2008 – 5th Jan'08 – Tirupati