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The first principle of true teaching is that nothing can be taught.


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When mind is still, then truth gets her chance to be heard in the purity of the silence.



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The whole world yearns after freedom, yet each creature is in love with his chains; this is the first paradox and inextricable knot of our nature.



Each victory gained over oneself means new strength to gain more victories.

Each victory gained over oneself means new strength to gain more victories.



Our actual enemy is not any force exterior to ourselves, but our own crying weaknesses, our cowardice, our selfishness, our hypocrisy, our purblind sentimentalism.

Our actual enemy is not any force exterior to ourselves, but our own crying weaknesses, our cowardice, our selfishness, our hypocrisy, our purblind sentimentalism.



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In order to see, you have to stop being in the middle of the picture



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The supreme state of human love is...the unity of one soul in two bodies.



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The Divine Truth is greater than any religion or creed or scripture or idea or philosophy.



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One who loves God finds the object of his love everywhere.



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If a religion is not universal, it cannot be eternal. A narrow religion, a sectarian religion, an exclusive religion can live only for a limited time and a limited purpose.



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True knowledge is not attained by thinking. It is what you are; it is what you become.





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