As long as you seek for something, you will get the shadow of reality and not reality itself.
quoted in the book Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing
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Further quotes from the book Wisdom for the Soul:
- Nothing to fear
- Peace from within
- A ridiculous comedy
- Unencumbered by ideas
- The root of all heartache
- Genuine love
- Finding your teacher
- The best way to find yourself
- Content is the wealth of nature
- Truth has no special time