"True consciousness…embraces all divisions in its own unity. For it is based in an unconditioned Knower who reconciles the Field of Knowing with Himself, since there is nothing which is not a form of His Consciousness."
"Within one's own mind is Mind Itself, the native resting-place of everything that is."
"The aim of all religions is essentially the same. It is the reunion of the self-conscious with that supreme Principle of consciousness and being which is known metaphysically as the One."
"Brahman is the changeless Absolute of Being and of Knowing. But It is, also, without any conflict or contradiction, a Self of power and action present in all that lives and moves."
"The awakening of faith is neither an emotional conversion nor an intellectual assent to doctrine, but an awakening to Mind Itself."
"By tranquillity is meant Oneness and Oneness gives birth to the highest Samadhi [Enlightenment] which is gained by entering into the realm of Noble Wisdom that is realizable only within one's inmost consciousness." Lankavatara Sutra
"We cannot know what is to our real benefit until we have discovered what we truly are and have begun consciously to live in and by that knowledge."
"In the inmost heart of our being knowledge is love and love knowledge, while our true will is the creative power which springs from their union and which makes them one in action."
"We cannot win enlightenment for ourselves unless we are seeking it for all. Equally, however, we cannot be loving and kind to others, unless we are the same to ourselves."
"Rouse your self by Self, examine your self by Self. Thus Self-guided and mindful you will live happily." Dhammapada
"In every form of life an organizing, self-regulating process resides, an inborn purpose to be a whole in a whole….This organic impulse, which in plant and animal is an unconscious instinct, becomes in man an urge to complete the mystery of Being in the harmony of Knowing."
"The inherent nature of man, despite all the differences of race, tradition, or spiritual development, is the same in us all."
"Real awareness, as it develops inwardly, creates a correspondingly finer awareness of outer things and a genius for cooperating with them fruitfully."
"In all of us…the choice upon which all depends is between committing ourselves to the Light Which shines in darkness or turning away from it."
"When the soul is fully conscious of its eternal essence, it needs no proof of immortality and no explanation of what will or will not survive the death of self or of the body to which the self clings. That it lives in the deathless by dying to separate existence is as Self-evident a truth of experience as that it lives and dies in each mutable moment."
"Universal compassion, which at the same time reaches down to all particulars, can only manifest in the truly wise who see in all sentient beings their own Self."
"In your innermost being the Divine IS and you ARE by virtue of Its presence."
"If a man sees the Atman, the Self that is divine, the Lord of all that is and will be, he fears no more."
"Through the steadfast practice of Mindfulness we may centre ourselves in this Oneness in which the light of insight scatters the shadows of external discrimination, and differences no longer divide, but enrich and unite."
"Whether it is Blake losing himself in a knot in a piece of wood, Wordsworth in lines of curling mist or the figures of a shepherd and his dog, Shelley in the west wind, or Rilke in the bird flying through him and the tree growing within him – each and all of them were engaged in the task of reconciling the Knower and the Field, so that the perceiver and the perception might be one."
"Man longs at heart to tread the path by which the flame of life in him is progressively transmuted into the Light of divine Consciousness."
"To love is truly to know."
"The self and the not-self are centred in a Reality which makes them one. They are one in..the primordial Spirit of Which the whole universe is the Self-expression."
"By the mind this truth must be seen: there are not many, but only One." Brihadaranyaka Upanishad
"The various journeys and testings of myth and legend image the initiations by which the soul fits herself to conceive and bear the divine child, the spiritual consciousness."