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Sleep no more!
We lop away that bearing boughs may live.
Truth makes all things plain.
We, ignorant of ourselves, beg often our own harms, which the wise powers deny us for our own good; so find we profit by losing of our prayers.
Fear not… there is no danger for you. There is a way to cross over the ocean of the world, and by this way the wise men have reached the shore. This same way I point out to you, for it is the way to destroy the world’s fear. Crossing the ocean of the world by this way, you will win perfect peace.
Who is more deluded than he who is careless of his own welfare?
Knowledge alone disperses ignorance,
As sunlight scatters darkness.
Not so acts,
For ignorance originates in works.
Chief among the causes of liberty is devotion, the watchfulness of the spirit towards its own nature.
The Wise One instills the truth in whoever comes to Him yearning for freedom, who follows the true path, calming the tumult of his mind and bringing restfulness.
Sickness is not cured by saying “Medicine,” but by drinking it. So a man is not free by the name of the Eternal without discerning the Eternal.
The realization of Truth is brought about by perception, and not in the least by ten millions of acts.
Our thinking machine possesses the capacity to be convinced of anything you like, provided it is repeatedly and persistently influenced in the required direction. A thing that may appear absurd to start with will in the end become rationalized, provided it is repeated sufficiently often and with sufficient conviction.
The intentness of the soul on the pure Eternal — that is right meditation. It is not the indulgence in fanciful thinking.
The wish to untie, through understanding of their true nature, the chains of selfishness and sensuality — this is the yearning for freedom.
Eagles fly alone… they are but sheep which always herd together.
It is a misfortune to have to maneuver one’s heart as a general has to maneuver his army.
I pray thee, O God, that I may be beautiful within.
The truth is always the strongest argument.
Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control: these three alone lead life to sovereign power.