“Choose wisdom over wrath. Heal any rifts within yourself, your armies, your people. The Walled City will continue to stand, only to fall at a time of your choosing.”
“There is no coming to consciousness without pain.”
“Only a dream can kill a dream, and the evil dream will be the one that’s overcome.”
“Nothing worth knowing can be understood by the mind.”
“The wise live in harmony with the divine Reason (also identified with Fate and Providence) that governs nature, and are indifferent to the vicissitudes of fortune and to pleasure and pain.”
“No one attains who unlawfully contends”
-The Club Dumas
“Pride is not the opposite of shame but its source.
True humility is the only antidote to shame.”
“The Soul of the World is nourished by people’s happiness. And also by unhappiness, envy, jealousy. To realize one’s Personal Legend is a person’s only real obligation. All things are one, and there is no separation.”
“Whoever you are, or whatever it is that you do, when you really want something, it’s because that desire originated in the soul of the universe. It’s your mission here on earth.”
“People learn, early in their lives, what is their reason for being,”
said the old man, with a certain bitterness.
“Maybe that’s why they give up on it so early, too. But that’s the way it is.”
“Dwell amongst Beauty’s confusion, and the seekers prize will find you.”