What should we “do” with the mind in meditation?
Nothing. Just leave it, simply, as it is.

Sogyal Rinpoche


If a man’s mind is concentrated and calm, and if he’s abandoned both good and evil, there is no fear for him.

The Dhammapada


The eye by which I see God is the same eye by which God sees me.
My eye and God’s eye are one and the same;
One in seeing, one in knowing and one in loving.

Meister Eckhart


It’s good to have an end to journey toward;
but it’s the journey that matters, in the end.

Ursula K. Le Guin


If a man wishes to be sure of the road

If a man wishes to be sure of the road he treads on,
he must close his eyes and walk in the dark.

St. John of the cross


Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself.

– Erich Fromm


The world is its own magic


The prayer of the monk

The prayer of the monk is not perfect until he no longer recognizes himself or the fact that he is praying.

St. Anthony


The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware;
joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.

Henry Miller


Whoever knows himself knows God.