All this talk and turmoil and noise and movement and desire is outside of the veil; within the veil is silence and calm and rest.
— Bayazid AlBistami
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I desire not to desire, for my will is without value, since I am ignorant in any case. Therefore choose Thou for me what thou knowest to be best and do not put my perdition in what my autonomy and free choice prefer.