There is an arrogance within the hearts of men. There is a belief that causes men to behold themselves in a false light. This false light is really a false perception that they are above others. No I do not mean as in race or class. (I’ll get into that later)
I speak of virtue. We think that we are good when we are really not. We think we are benevolent. We think we are compassionate. We think we are self less. This is the reason why man looks down on others because he thinks that he is virtuous. This is false because one cannot be virtuous if he looks down on others. The truth is that all men are equals. We all need each other. If a man is arrogant he perceives that he has no need of anyone or anything because arrogance causes men to be foolish, conceited and selfish.
Can you see this is what dwells in the hearts of men? Can you see that you look down on others because you exalt yourself?”
– Miss Allgood
“It is the nature of man to desire his own self worth. Man searches for the value of himself in the world of people, places and things. Yet man runs and turns away from his emptiness. This emptiness is really his lack of self. The self is to be developed. If man would stop trying to find love and worth outside of himself he would discover that all his heart desires is already within him. Your heart is not cold because of a man or a woman. Your heart is cold because you do not have the sun. The SUN is the warmth of your soul and the light of your life. It is a lack of spirituality that is cause of your coldness. Forget about men! If you would desire the Spirit you would discover the value of your own heart. Did he not say?? ” Seek ye FIRST the kingdom of thy God and all shall be added unto ye?” Seek yourself. For thy Self is thy God.”
– Miss Allgood
"This is no magnificent deed, because I do not want followers, and I mean this. The moment you follow someone you cease to follow Truth. I am not concerned whether you pay attention to what I say or not. I want to do a certain thing in the world and I am going to do it with unwavering concentration. I am concerning myself with only one essential thing: to set man free. I desire to free him from all cages, from all fears, and not to found religions, new sects, nor to establish new theories and new philosophies."
- J. Krishnamurti
“The capacity to be alone is the capacity to love. It may look paradoxical to you, but it is not. It is an existential truth: only those people who are capable of being alone are capable of love, of sharing, of going into the deepest core of the other person—without possessing the other, without becoming dependent on the other, without reducing the other to a thing, and without becoming addicted to the other.”
You are what your deepest desire is. As your desire is, so is your intention.
As your intention is, so is your will.
As your will is, so is your deed.
As your deed is, so is your destiny.”
"From the dust of the hollow Earth came the hollow man and to dust he shall return."
The only real “test” of life is of the heart. Time and time again man compromises his own heart for the pursuit of so called happiness. So called love. So called fame. So called wealth. So called friendship and so called honor from fellow men.
If man would question his true need he would see that he has no real identity. This is why man is always looking and searching in desperation for the above.
Man really doesn’t have to look outside of himself. Man spends all his life running from his ” not self” and chasing falsehoods and vanities. Man lives in illusions never knowing his ” not self” because he fails to develop this self. Man cannot exist within people, places or things. Therefore he must stop chasing the world in order to discover who he is.”
– Miss Allgood