Acting

The more an actor acts, the more the work of centers becomes separated in him. In order to act, one must first of all be an artist. We have spoken about the spectrum producing white light. A man can be called an actor only if he is able, so to speak, to produce a...

To Self-Remember

The following is Ouspensky’s description of self-remembering and its possible impact: … at the same time as self-observing, we try to be aware of ourselves by holding the sensation of ‘I am here’—nothing more. And this is the fact that all...

As We Are…

We pass through certain phases, come to certain problems, that can only be solved by ourselves. The only help that is possible is when other people are friendly and open-hearted and patient, even though we may make it very difficult for them to be so. I doubt whether...

Study House Aphorisms #3

If you have not by nature a critical mind your staying here is useless. He who has freed himself of the disease of “tomorrow” has a chance to attain what he came here for. Blessed is he who has a soul, blessed is he who has none, but woe and grief to him who has it in...

Study House Aphorisms #2

I love him who loves work. We can only strive to be able to be Christians. Don’t judge a man by the tales of others. Consider what people think of you—not what they say. Take the understanding of the East and the knowledge of the West—and then seek. Only he who...