Oh God, we go through life so lonely, needing what other people can give us, yet ashamed to show that need. And other people go through life so lonely, hungering for what it would be such a joy for us to give. Dear God, please bring us together, the people who need each other, who can help each other, and would so enjoy each other.
There is a guiding hand above all things. Often when things happen, it’s not by accident. One day, when we look back at the seeming coincidences of our lives, we will realize that perhaps they weren’t so coincidental after all.
Great works are performed, not by strength but by perserverance.
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
The real tragedy is the tragedy of a man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort, who never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature. To lie down and moan and whine about limited opportunities is the part of weaklings. To grasp the opportunities at hand and walk forward is the way of the strong.
The subtle layers of matter that first cover you - such as the mind, intelligence, and false ego - are like underclothes.
On a practical level, it's a lot easier to deny the existence of other selves than it is to deny your own - you have the direct, irrefutable experience of your own existence.