"Even those who have much learning, Faith and willing perseverance Will become defiled by a (moral) fall Due to the mistake of lacking alertness."
"When you become aware of silence, immediately there is that state of inner still alertness. You are present. You have stepped out of thousands of years of collective human conditioning."
"Human beings, each one, right through the world, go through great agonies, the more sensitive, the more alert, the more observant, the greater the suffering, the anxiety, the extraordinary sense of insoluble problems."