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"The resting place of the mind is the heart. The only thing the mind hears all day is clanging bells and noise and argument, and all it wants is quietude. The only place the mind will ever find peace is inside the silence of the heart. That's where you need to go."

- Elizabeth Gilbert

from the book 'Eat, Pray, Love'

spiritual , Elizabeth Gilbert , empty-mind , heart , inner-peace , rest , silence

"If you speak to those people who have really become enlightened, you will find that they hardly ever read at all. May be a couple of books but what they did, was the sadhana, the spiritual practices required. They worked on themselves consistently, constantly."

- Robert Adams

spiritual , Robert Adams , enlightenment , jnani , sadhana , within-yourself

"Inquire 'Where does the mind come from? Who thinks these thoughts?' Watch the thoughts, watch what they're doing to you, observe them, do not react to them, but ask, "To whom do they come," and realize they come to you. 'Who are you? Who am I?' and as you follow the I thread to its source, there will be perfect peace in your life."

- Robert Adams

spiritual , Robert Adams , advaita-vedanta , ego , inner-peace , sadhana , self-inquiry

"We're all just wandering through the tundra of our existence, assigning value to worthlessness, when all that we love and hate, all we believe in and fight for and kill for and die for is as meaningless as images projected onto Plexiglas."

- Blake Crouch

'Dark Matter'

spiritual , Blake Crouch , emptiness , fiction-novels , illusion , non-duality

"Spiritual knowledge is the only thing that can destroy our miseries for ever; any other knowledge satisfies wants only for a time. It is only with the knowledge of the spirit that the faculty of want is annihilated for ever; so helping man spiritually is the highest help that can be given to him."

- Swami Vivekananda

spiritual , Swami Vivekananda , helping-others , knowledge

"The biggest ego trip is getting rid of your ego, and of course the joke of it all is that your ego does not exist."

- Alan Watts

spiritual , Alan Watts , ego