The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.
There is a sacred horror about everything grand. It is easy to admire mediocrity and hills; but whatever is too lofty, a genius as well as a mountain, an assembly as well as a masterpiece, seen too near, is appalling.
You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself do right in spite of your feelings.
Be good and all will leave you. And I am good only when I am One with my Self. And in that goodness all my negative emotions leave me. I don’t leave them.
Your hand opens and closes, opens and closes. If it were always a fist or always stretched open, you would be paralysed. Your deepest presence is in every small contracting and expanding, the two as beautifully balanced and coordinated as birds’ wings.
Your emotions are your inner guidance system. They alone will let you know whether you are living in an environment of biochemical health or of biochemical distress.
The servant-leader is servant first. It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first.