Who realises all the happiness he desires? Everything is in the hands of God. Therefore, one should learn contentment.
Longing is like the rosy dawn. After the dawn, out comes the sun. Longing is followed by the vision of God.
If your kingdom exists for the doctrine and not for fame or desire, then it will be extremely fruitful. If not, its fruit will be misfortune.
The fundamental desire of life is the desire to exist.
Of all longings and desires, there is none stronger than sex. Sex as a desire has no equal. Rely on the Oneness. No one under heaven is able to become a follower of the Way if he accepts dualism.
Whatever we are doing, believing, thinking, desiring, understanding, feeling – if we are not aware of them while aware of ourselves in the present – we are asleep, and all are but embers of a dream.