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Know Thyself (Quote)

“Through our eyes, the universe is perceiving itself. Through our ears, the universe is listening to its harmonies. We are the witnesses through which the universe becomes conscious of its glory, of its magnificence.” ~ Alan Watts

This meeting with oneself is, at first, the meeting with one’s own shadow. The shadow is a tight passage, a narrow door, whose painful constriction no one is spared who goes down to the deep well. But one must learn to know oneself in order to know who one is.

Carl Jung: " The purified and nourished serpent in Alchemy is the Mercurial serpent, the Ouroboros........."

“The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” — Bertrand Russell

It may be that I am becoming a tripe-hound, an academic variant of the Victor Meldrew TV character, who screeched, 'I simply can't believe it', ...

As a rule I am all for walking in two worlds at once since we are gifted with two legs, remembering that spirit is pneuma which means "moving air." ~Carl Jung, Letters Vol. II, Pages 459-460