1. 10

    Learn to see it in thyself and thou wilt understand the infinite essence, hidden in all illusory forms. Understand that the world which thou knowest is only one of the aspects of the infinite world, and things and phenomena are merely hierolgyphics of deeper ideas.

  2. 9

    Most people can accept the truth only in the form of a lie.

  3. 8

    Art is the communication of ecstasy.

  4. 7

    Ideas by themselves cannot produce change of being; your effort must go in the right direction, and one must correspond to the other.

  5. 6

    The number of laws is constantly growing in all countries and, owing to this, what is called crime is very often not a crime at all, for it contains no element of violence or harm.

  6. 5

    The strangest and most fantastic fact about negative emotions is that people actually worship them.

  7. 4

    Love is the eternally burning fire in which humanity & all the world are being purified.

  8. 3

    The greatest barrier to consciousness is the belief that one is already conscious.

  9. 2

    It is only when we realize that life is taking us nowhere that it begins to have meaning.

  10. 1

    When one realises one is asleep, at that moment one is already half-awake.

  11. Last Update: 28 January 2023

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