Sayings of Sri Ramakrishna
Put God first and only then, will all the rest, have value.
And here is some simple arithmetic that all of us will know. If I have "one," and go on adding zeros in front of it, like this: 0 + 0 + 0 + 001, does it become more than one? It does not.
But if I put the "one" first and the zeros after it: 1 + 0 + 0 + 0, the number goes on expanding to infinity.
In the same way, the universe is like the first "1"; there is something there, and you keep adding "things", but you don't get much; while God is like the second "1": put him first and only then will all the rest have value.
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