Man has two aspects—essence and personality. Essence is formless, ageless, impersonal and free; personality is conditioned, private, fixed and temporary. If all we know is our personality, we don’t know very much.
I cannot help anyone. That’s just the fact of the matter. The best and most I can do is to establish a set of conditions whereby a man is enabled to help himself.
All of Life, every jot and tittle, is this moment. Now is God.
“You must have an aim, a serious aim,” said Gurdjieff. And of course that is true. Without an aim, we are loose cannons. We live eccentrically, inadvertently.