self importance

A Quote by Carlos Castaneda on energy, self importance, illusions, and awareness

In the Art of Dreaming Don Juan tells Carlos, "… most of our energy goes into upholding our importance… if we were capable of losing some of that importance, two extraordinary things would happen to us.  One, we would free our energy from trying to maintain the illusory idea of our grandeur; and two we would provide ourselves with enough energy to ... catch a glimpse of the actual grandeur of the universe."

Carlos Castaneda (1931 -)

Source: The Art of Dreaming

Contributed by: HeyOK

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