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by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja
The whole world is eternally indebted to Śrī Kṛṣṇadvaipāyana Vyāsa. He divided the Vedas... to help general people who are trying to study them. He compiled Vedānta... in order to reconcile apparent contradictions... He composed the different Purāṇas and the Mahābhārata and finally, in order to make Vedānta-sūtra easily understandable, he himself manifested the spotless mahā-purāṇa, Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, as the commentary on Vedānta-sūtra...
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by Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Vāmana Gosvāmī Mahārāja
In the mornings, once you have completed your morning functions, bathed, and completed your ahnika, it fosters auspiciousness to read and recite devotional songs and hymns or prayers. When that is finished, it is imperative to chant śrī-nāma on your beads...
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by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda
Always apply your mind to the service of Bhagavan and no one will be able to harm you. If you become restless, or if you express dissatisfaction with anyone during your sojourn on this Earth, your mind will not gravitate to the subject of how to serve Bhagavan...