"Suffering cracks open the shell of ego, and then comes a point when it has served its purpose. Suffering is necessary until you realize it is unnecessary." … [Read more...] about Suffering cracks open the shell of Ego
"Is suffering really necessary? Yes and no. If you had not suffered as you have, there would be no depth to you, no humility, no compassion." … [Read more...] about Is suffering really necessary?
"The Work consists in subjecting oneself voluntarily to temporary suffering in order to be free from eternal suffering. But people are afraid of suffering. They want pleasure now, at once, and for forever. They do not want to understand that pleasure is an attribute of paradise and that it must be earned. This is necessary not by reason of any arbitrary or inner moral law but … [Read more...] about Eternal Suffering
"If I cannot live with myself, there must be two of me." … [Read more...] about Two of Me
"All the suffering in the world comes from seeking pleasure for oneself. All the happiness in the world comes from seeking pleasure for others." … [Read more...] about Seeking Pleasure