Where the appearance of a self stands in for the Self, there is a ceaseless striving for significance.
Not to indulge in pettifoggery but I AM is ageless. In other words, never born, never died. And the body? Well, that’s another story. A bit of a blip, really. Rounded upward, it’s 100.
If I do not know who I am, I’ll be exploited by rascals.
The first loyalty—loyalty to one’s innermost self—obviates all other loyalties.
We need to follow our enthusiasms, our in-god-ness. Whether it’s an enthusiasm for sex, travel, music or magic, follow that as far as it takes you. Eventually, every road returns us to ourselves.