From Note Book 3 of ‘In Woods of God-Realization’

All such suggestions that do not arouse antagonism are immediately received. Any suggestion that is antagonistic is not received. You will at once be hypnotised into love or hatred if you are not bitterly on your guard against sensuous attractions.

We receive all suggestions that are in the line of our faith. Apparent sympathisers and advocates of our faith instil their ideas into us.

We receive all suggestions that are in the line of our fear. In the name of friendship of India, O people, unlock your heart.

Persistent suggestion can accomplish anything and everything.

(The) Hindus have always depreciated “……..” and the Westerns have attached too much importance to those outward beauties. They are children’s toys and dolls. A grown-up man shuns them.

Aspire and you will be inspired.

Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch! Nay, you may kick it about all day, like a foot-ball, and it will be round and sound at evening.

Death asks not ” What have you?” but “Who are you?” Life’s question is not “What have I?” but “What am I?”

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No one ever found the walking fern who did not have the walking fern in his mind. A person whose eye is full of Indian relies picks them up in every field (which) he walks through.

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You make the world more serious than God. Light shines through you despite yourself.

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“We are punished by our sins, not for them.” Every thought of evil has for its ultimate goal the heart of him who sends it. Around the world it goes, and soon or late, in this or another form, and perhaps long after it has been forgotten, its sender receives it back again.

True religion is not belief in a God, but is a complete trust in the Good in man.

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Ruskin portrays the unrest of mankind thus: “Our two objects in life are, whatever we have, to get more and wherever we are, to go somewhere else.”

Reason (are the) Sources of Knowledge.

Instinct and Intuition represent the same certainty of Knowledge as Reason, but with less or no possibility of erring.