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Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If read more

Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength.

by Aldous Huxley Found in: Hunger Quotes,
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Pure Spirit, one hundred degrees proof -- that's a drink that only the most hardened contemplation- guzzlers indulge in. Bodhisattvas read more

Pure Spirit, one hundred degrees proof -- that's a drink that only the most hardened contemplation- guzzlers indulge in. Bodhisattvas dilute their Nirvana with equal parts of love and work.

by Aldous Huxley Found in: Spirituality Quotes,
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A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it.

A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it.

by Aldous Huxley Found in: Pessimism Quotes,
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Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. read more

Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.

by Aldous Huxley Found in: Travel Quotes,
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Official dignity tends to increase in inverse ratio to the importance of the country in which the office is held.

Official dignity tends to increase in inverse ratio to the importance of the country in which the office is held.

by Aldous Huxley Found in: Country Quotes,
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