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Waking State

Your thinking that you have to make an effort to get rid of this dream of the waking state, and your making efforts to attain jnana (realization of Self) or real awakening, are all parts of the dream.– Ramana Maharshi

Might Be

There are three things in life… not worrying what they are, not caring what others may think they are, and enjoying the wonder of what they might be. – Tom Althouse

Self Image

All of your actions, feelings, behaviors – even your abilities, are consistent with the self-image. The self-image can be changed. – Psychocybernetics

Open to Truth

But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be. – Alan Watts

Return to Source

When everything is seen as One, we return to the Source and stay where we have always been… – Seng-t’san

Divine Sound

Divine sound is the cause of all manifestation. The knower of the mystery of sound knows the mystery of the whole universe. -Hazrat Inayat Khan

Change the Dream

Don’t try to change the dream, because trying to change it is just another movement in the dream. – Adyashanti

Without Words

Music without words means leaving behind the mind. And leaving behind the mind is meditation. Meditation returns you to the source. And the source of all is sound. – Kabir

Transform Yourself

The device is different, but the purpose is the same. Take a jump! Move! Transform yourself! Whatsoever you are, transform yourself from it. – Osho

To Live

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. – Oscar Wilde

Now is the Time

Now is the time to unite the soul and the world. Now is the time to see the sunlight dancing as one with the shadows. – Rumi

Pattern Integrity

Each individual is a pattern integrity. The pattern integrity of the human individual is evolutionary and not static. – Buckminster Fuller

Limitless

Life is infinite energy coupled with limitless creative imagination. It is the invisible essence and substance of every visible form. Its nature is goodness, truth, wisdom and beauty, as well as energy and imagination. Our highest satisfaction comes from a sense of conscious union with this invisible Life. All human endeavor is an attempt to get back to first principles, to find such an inward wholeness that all sense of fear, doubt and uncertainty vanishes. – Ernest Holmes

Sky

Always try to keep a patch of sky above your life. – Marcel Proust

Aware

Be aware of wonder. – Robert Fulghum

Knowing the Truth

MAN, BY THINKING, CAN BRING INTO HIS EXPERIENCE WHATSOEVER HE DESIRES, IF HE THINKS CORRECTLY AND BECOMES A LIVING EMBODIMENT OF HIS THOUGHTS. This is not done by holding thoughts but by KNOWING THE TRUTH. – Ernest Holmes

Third Way

There’s an alternative. There’s always a third way, and it’s not a combination of the other two ways. It’s a different way. – David Carradine

Completely

It is within the power of every man to completely change his environment and completely heal his body. Whether or not he will do this depends entirely upon his own conviction and his own determination. Nature attends him on the way and is always ready to serve; but he is an individual and nothing will ever be forced upon him. Let any one follow the Law, comply with Its nature, and consistently apply himself to right thinking and living, and he will prove to himself that life holds all and more than he has ever imagined. – Ernest Holmes

Genuine

To be a warrior is to learn to be genuine in every moment of your life. – Chogyam Trungpa

Through the Shadows

You can only come to the morning through the shadows. – J.R.R. Tolkien

The Beauty

The image is a dream. The beauty is real. – Richard Bach, Illusions

Become Real

The more real you become inside, the more unreal becomes the surrounding world. The reality becomes “I”, and the world becomes unreal. The world is real or the “I” is real – both cannot be real. You are feeling that you are just a dream now; then the world is real. Change the emphasis. Become real, and the world will become unreal. -Osho

Active Principle

There is the Power, the way that It works, and the result of Its operation; the Word, the law, and the effect; Intelligence, substance, and form; the Active Principle, the passive receptivity, and the relative condition. The Spirit of the Universe cannot change; the Soul of the Universe cannot change; the Body of the Universe cannot help changing. – Ernest Holmes

Beyond the Dream

The very idea of going beyond the dream is illusory. Why go anywhere? Just realize that you are dreaming a dream you call the world, and stop looking for ways out. The dream is not your problem. Your problem is that you like one part of your dream and not another. Love all, or none of it, and stop complaining. When you have seen the dream as a dream, you have done all that need be done. – Nisargadatta Maharaj

You Are The Light

Don’t you know it yet? You are the Light that lights the world. – Rumi

Sacred Waves

Whether the waves are high or low, it is just as sacred, and, as nobody, you are not harmed by it. Within this awakeness is the peace that surpasses understanding, and your life doesn’t need to be doing better. It can do just what life does; it just flows. You don’t care. – Adyashanti

Be Light

If there be light, then there is darkness; if cold, heat; if height, depth; if solid, fluid; if hard, soft; if rough, smooth; if calm, tempest; if prosperity, adversity; if life, death. – Pythagoras

Madness

Be silent and listen: have you recognized your madness and do you admit it? Have you noticed that all your foundations are completely mired in madness? Do you not want to recognize your madness and welcome it in a friendly manner? You wanted to accept everything. So accept madness too. Let the light of your madness shine, and it will suddenly dawn on you. Madness is not to be despised and not to be feared, but instead you should give it life… If you want to find paths, you should also not spurn madness, since it makes up such a great part of your nature… Be glad that you can recognize it, for you will thus avoid becoming its victim. Madness is a special form of the spirit and clings to all teachings and philosophies, but even more to daily life, since life itself is full of craziness and at bottom utterly illogical. Man strives toward reason only so that he can make rules for himself. Life itself has no rules. That is its mystery and its unknown law. What you call knowledge is an attempt to impose something comprehensible on life. – C.G. Jung

Source & Heart

You need not get at it, for you are it. It will get at you, if you give it a chance. Let go your attachment to the unreal and the real will swiftly and smoothly step into its own. Stop imagining yourself being or doing this or that and the realization that you are the source and heart of all will dawn upon you. With this will come great love which is not choice or predilection, nor attachment, but a power which makes all things love-worthy and lovable. – Nisargadatta Maharaj

Seek Freedom

To seek freedom is the only driving force I know. Freedom to fly off into that infinity out there. Freedom to dissolve; to lift off; to be like the flame of a candle, which, in spite of being up against the light of a billion stars, remains intact, because it never pretended to be more than what it is: a mere candle. – Carlos Castaneda, Don Juan: the Sorcerer