Although the act of nurturing another's spiritual growth has the effect of nurturing one's own, a major characteristic of genuine love is that the distinction between oneself and the other is always maintained and preserved.

The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself.

The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.

Our business is to stand strongly for principles, but never to attack persons, about whose lives we can know but little.

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Great things are possible only to strong souls and it’s from the trivial events of daily life that strength is won.

The most damaging phrase in the language is: 'It's always been done that way.'

And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy.

Following the course of least resistance makes for crooked rivers and crooked men.

All we have to decide is what to do with the time we are given.

Happy are those who find fault with themselves instead of finding fault with others.

When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger.

To be wise is to live in an inner harmony that eventually overcomes all outer discords.

IF words come out of the heart, they will enter the heart, but if they come from the tongue, they will not pass beyond the ears.

To know the not-Self in one's nature is the pathway to knowledge of the Self.

If a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it.
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