“There is truth, my boy. But the doctrine you desire, absolute, perfect dogma that alone provides wisdom, does not exist. Nor should you long for a perfect doctrine, my friend. Rather, you should long for the perfection of yourself. The deity is within you, not in ideas and books. Truth is lived, not taught.” ― […]Read more "Towards Transformation: Considering Our Condition"
What is Danger? It arises when one is satisfied with his security and neglects danger. What is to Perish? It arises when one is satisfied with his survival and neglects death. What is Disorder? It arises when one is satisfied with things in order and neglects disorder. Therefore the superior person does not forget danger […]Read more "Forget not! Forget not!"
However men may differ in disposition and in education, the foundations of human nature are the same in everyone. And every human being can draw in the course of his education from the inexhaustible wellspring of the divine in man’s nature. But here likewise two dangers threaten: a man may fail in his education to […]Read more "Fear; Fixed in Convention"