Famous Quotes

THEOSOPHICAL

SOCIETY SOUTHERN AFRICA

Self Realisation

Progress, is by decisive choices made from time to time, forced by the development of a situation which as it mounts up, calls for its own resolution. Life in matter is a series of crises and resolutions                                                                                   N. Sri Ram

No one can gain a true knowledge of himself without facing adversity and overcoming difficulties. But in developing the dynamism to overcome, there must be naught of the spirit of aggression or aggrandisement                                                          N. Sri Ram

He who becomes the master of himself can become master over all that is related to himself. Self-mastery implies self-knowledge and that self-sufficiency which is inly in love.                                                                                                             N. Sri Ram

The moment we are aware of an hindrance in our nature to that fulfilment which all life unconsciously seeks, aware of it as a fetter upon ourselves, that moment we are on the way to its abolition                                                                                       N. Sri Ram

Nilakanta Sri Ram

Our World

The world we have made, as a result of the level of thinking we have done thus far, creates problems we cannot solve at the same level of thinking at which we created them                                                                                                      Albert Einstein

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results                                                                                      Albert Einstein

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid                                                         Albert Einstein

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle”.                                              Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

Enlightenment

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail 

                                                                                                       Ralph Waldo Emerson

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you                                                                                  Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.                     -                                                                                                   Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every particular in nature, a leaf, a drop, a crystal, a moment of time is related to the whole, and partakes of the perfection of the whole.                         Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Awareness

For many people who are so lost in their minds, so much involved in their thought processes, the only moments they have when they are not trapped in that is when they are relating to their animal, their pet.                                                           Eckhart Tolle

Realise deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. Make the Now the primary focus of your life.                                                                                       Eckhart Tolle

In the egoic state, your sense of self, your identity, is derived from your thinking mind - in other words, what your mind tells you about yourself: the storyline of you, the memories, the expectations, all the thoughts that go through your head continuously and the emotions that reflect those thoughts. All those things make up your sense of self.                     -                                                                                                                 Eckhart Tolle

To know yourself as the Being underneath the thinker, the stillness underneath the mental noise, the love and joy underneath the pain, is freedom, salvation, enlightenment                        .                                                                   Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Taolle