Gurdjieff

A Quote by G. I. Gurdjieff on gnosis, self-knowledge, know thyself, knowledge, wisdom, awaken, and gurdjieff

To know all, it is necessary to know very little; but to know that very little, one must first know pretty much.

G. I. Gurdjieff

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A Quote by P.D. Ouspensky on ouspensky, gurdjieff, and fourth way

Two things can get people to make efforts: if people want to get something, or if they want to get rid of something. Only, in ordinary conditions, without knowledge, people do not know what they can get rid of or what they can gain.

P.D. Ouspensky

Source: The Fourth Way (Vintage), Pages: 318

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A Quote by George Gurdjieff on gurdjieff, measure, conditions, reality, and being

  Listen, you have now found the conditions in which the desire of your heart can become the reality of your being.  Stay here, until you acquire a force in you that nothing can destroy. Then you'll need to go back into life, and there you will measure yourself constantly with forces which will show you your place.

George Gurdjieff (1873 - 1949)

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A Quote by P.D. Ouspensky on horror, knowing, becoming, one ouspensky, and gurdjieff

When a man begins to know himself a little he will see in himself many things that are bound to horrify him. So long as a man is not horrified at himself he knows nothing about himself.

P.D. Ouspensky

Source: In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching (Harvest Book)

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