101+ Best Guru Nanak Dev Ji Quotes & Sayings

Here are some best collections of Guru Nanak Dev Ji quotes. The founder and first Guru of Sikhism were born in the year 1469.

He who has no faith in himself can never have faith in God.

Through shallow intellect, the mind becomes shallow, and one eats the fly, along with the sweets.

Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God.

Let no man in the world live in delusion. Without a Guru, none can cross over to the other shore.

I am neither male nor female, nor am I sexless. I am the Peaceful One, whose form is self-effulgent, powerful radiance.

Let God’s grace be the mosque, and devotion the prayer mat. Let the Quran be good to conduct.

One cannot comprehend Him through reason, even if one reasoned for ages.


Nanak, the whole world is in distress. He, who believes in the Name, becomes victorious.

I am neither a child, a young man, nor an ancient; nor am I of any caste.

Without full knowledge of the rules, prescribed by the sacred law for the acceptance of presents, a wise man should not take anything, even though he may pine with hunger.

The realization of Truth is higher than all else. Higher still is truthful living.

For each part is particularly qualified for, the accomplishment of certain objects, and thus each is declared to be the most important for that particular purpose which is effected by its means.

Falsehood shall come to an end O Nanak and truth shall ultimately prevail.

Thou has a thousand eyes and yet not one eye; Thou host a thousand forms and yet not one form.”

Guru Nanak Dev Ji Quotes and Saying

Guru Nanak Dev Ji Quotes and Saying

There is only one air, earth, and only one light of God in each being.

Evil is greatly increasing in this world of skepticism, without the Name, one’s honor is lost.

For the sake of wealth, the mortals become servants and thieves. But it goes not with them and remains behind for another.

The excellence and defects of commodities, the advantages, and disadvantages of, different countries, the probable profit and loss on merchandise, and the means of properly rearing cattle.

He is alone is a wise man, Who gains spiritual knowledge, Through meditation upon the divine virtues.

Deep within, she is attuned to His Love, intoxicated with delight, her enemies and sufferings are all taken away.

Everyone says that the Lord is one, but each one is engrossed in ego and pride.

Alone let him constantly meditate in solitude on that which is salutary for his soul, for he who meditates in solitude attains supreme bliss.

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Sing the songs of joy to the Lord, serve the Name of the Lord, and become the servant of His servants.

The production of children, the nurture of those born, and the daily life of men, of these matters woman, is visibly the cause.

Death would not be called bad, O people, if one knew how to truly die.

One must worship by, gifts of food sacred to gods and manes, but one must avoid those who are different.

Those who have loved are those that have found god.

I will fully declare what result the giver obtains after death if he gives food, destined for the gods or manes, to a man who is unworthy to sit in the company.

On failure of each better, son, each next inferior, one is worthy of the inheritance, but if there be many, of equal, rank, they shall all share the estate.

Whatever be the qualities of the man with whom a woman is united according to the law, such qualities even she assumes, like a river, united with the ocean.

You give Support to all beings. You have made the Creation as Your Throne.

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