G.I. Gurdjieff Quotes

G.I. Gurdjieff Quotes

Only super-efforts count.

Knowledge can be acquired by a suitable and complete study, no matter what the starting point is. Only one must know how to 'learn.' What is nearest to us is man; and you are the nearest of all men to yourself. Begin with the study of yourself; remember the saying 'Know thyself.

The greatest untold story is the evolution of God.

Man must use what he has, not hope for what is not.

Conscious faith is freedom. Emotional faith is slavery. Mechanical faith is foolishness.

The only type of sexual relations possible are those with someone who is as advanced and capable as oneself.

With thorns in the inner world there will always be roses in the outer world, in law-able compensation.

You are in prison. If you wish to get out of prison, the first thing you must do is realize that you are in prison. If you think you are free, you can't escape.

I will tell you one thing that will make you rich for life. There are two struggles: an Inner-world struggle and an Outer-world struggle...you must make an intentional contact between these two worlds; then you can crystallize data for the Third World, the World of the Soul.

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