In my 20s I was such a serious, boring-looking person. I would never do my nails. I never even danced. But I was taught by the women. They had gone through hell, but they would dance and sing. I came to realise I can’t argue for a happy world if I am not happy myself.
Ours is a divine journey; therefore, this journey has neither a beginning nor an end… This journey has a goal, but it does not stop at any goal, for it has come to realise that today’s goal is only the starting point of tomorrow’s journey.
When you are young you don’t always realise how full of doubts everybody is.
I do not know at what moment in life, if ever, we realise that we are neither George Sands nor Juliets. Of course, if we are not beautiful, we recognise early that beauty is nothing.
Heaven and God are not high above us, far away; they are deep within us. Heaven is not a distant country where there are trees and houses and other objects; it is a plane of consciousness within us. Seekers of the eternal Truth will realise their eternal Heaven within their aspiring hearts.
Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.
It is up to God to reveal a religion, but up to us to understand and realise it.
One must realise his Self in order to open the store of unalloyed happiness.
Every once in a while, something happens to you that makes you realise that the human race is not quite as bad as it so often seems to be.
Independence is the only way Scotland can realise its full political and cultural potential in the 21st century.