"It is important to understand what this self-knowing is, just to be aware, without any choice, of the 'me' which has its source in a bundle of memories - just to be conscious of it without interpretation, merely to observe the movement of the mind."
"Be the witness of your thoughts. You are what observes, not what you observe."
"The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be; and if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them."
"The observer is the observed."
"In literature, science, art, philosophy, religion, in individual and above all in social and political life, we can observe how the line of the development of forces deviates from its original direction and goes, after a certain time, in a diametrically opposite...