Srila Prabhupada Bhaktisiddhanta always used to say, that we Gaudiyas have some kind of specialty, what kind of specialty? Specialty regarding seva and specialty regarding Siddhanta. Because seva and Siddhanta are almost same. When you can find Siddhanta in applied form than it is called seva, and when you find seva in the form of a words, then it becomes Siddhanta. It is same, it’s a compensating factor, and if you have many mistakes in Siddhanta then actual seva cannot be done.
Edited Books & Articles of Srila Maharaja
"Nowadays even brand new devotees are reading Kṛṣṇa-karṇāmṛtam and saying, 'Oh, very good'. They also reading Govinda-līlāmṛta and thinking that—“The Gauḍīya Maṭha Devotees they know nothing about rasa-tattva. Oh, we are always in excellent rasa.” We should not...
Upadesha by Gaudiya Acharyas
It is just nonsense if someone rattles off the Names of Krishna without knowing who Krishna really is. Only an avatara can bestow shakti upon a jiva to get immediate realization, i.e. to immediately understand the nature and the mutual relations between God, jiva and maya [sambandha-jnanam] and to repeat His Names without misunderstanding.
Quote by Shyam Das Baba
Because knowingly or unknowingly they all are running in search of Supreme happiness. But they have no idea about how to get it or where to get it. Due to strong Maya they are going to misidentify themselves as material body (together with material mind). So naturally...