The path of the master requires self-discipline and will power to make headway through life. He conquers himself.
And the sign of mastery is to conquer everything that revolts one. And that is tolerance.
He who does not direct his own mind lacks mastery. All this shows that the very first lesson that the mystic learns in life is the training of mind.
Resignation is really the expression of mastery over one’s self.
We should never allow that spirit of mastery which is in us to become blunted by a feeling of inability, for the essence of life is hope, and when we hope for the better, we shall be better.
In the path of mastery, as in the path of renunciation, patience plays the greatest part.
Will power is the keynote of mastery, and asceticism is the development of will power.
Mastery lies not merely in stilling the mind, but in directing it towards whatever point you desire.
Man! Though art the master of life, here and in the hereafter.
No man should allow his mind to be a vehicle for others to use; he who does not direct his own mind lacks mastery.
Mastery lies not merely in stilling the mind, but in directing it what ever point you desire.
The sea of life is in constant motion, no one can stop its ever-moving waves. The Master walks over the waves, the wise man swims in the water, but the ignorant man is drowned in his effort to cross.