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 George Gurdjieff - “A man is never the same for long. He is continually changing. He seldom remains the same even for half an hour.”
 Gurdjieff - “A man will renounce any pleasures you like but he will not give up his suffering.”
 George Gurdjieff - “Without struggle, no progress and no result. Every breaking of habit produces a change in the machine.”
 George Gurdjieff - “A ''sin'' is something which is not necessary.”
 Gurdjieff - “In properly organized groups no faith is required what is required is simply a little trust and even that only for a little while, for the sooner a man begins to verify all he hears the better it is for him.”
 Gurdjieff - “Patience is the mother of will”
 George Gurdjieff - “We must strive for freedom if we strive for self-knowledge. The task of self-knowledge and of further self-development is of such importance and seriousness, it demands such intensity of effort, that to attempt it any old way and amongst other things is impossible. The person who undertakes this task must put it first in his life, which is not so long that he can afford to squander it on trifles.”
 George Gurdjieff - “A considerable percentage of the people we meet on the street are people who are empty inside, that is, they are actually already dead. It is fortunate for us that we do not see and do not know it. If we knew what a number of people are actually dead and what a number of these dead people govern our lives, we should go mad with horror.”
 George Gurdjieff - “Every ceremony or rite has a value if it is performed without alteration. A ceremony is a book in which a great deal is written. Anyone who understands can read it. One rite often contains more than a hundred books.”
 Gurdjieff - “A man can only attain knowledge with the help of those who possess it. This must be understood from the very beginning. One must learn from him who knows.”
 George Gurdjieff - “Laughter relieves us of superfluous energy, which, if it remained unused, might become negative, that is, poison. Laughter is the antidote.”
 George Gurdjieff - “A man is never the same for long. He is continually changing. He seldom remains the same even for half an hour.”
 George Gurdjieff - “Humanity is moving in a circle. The progress in mechanical things of the past hundred years has proceeded at the cost of losing many other things which perhaps were much more important for it.”
 George Gurdjieff - “Personality in man is what is not his own . . . what come from outside, what he has learned, or reflects, all traces of exterior impressions left in the memory.”
 George Gurdjieff - “Humanity is moving in a circle. The progress in mechanical things of the past hundred years has proceeded at the cost of losing many other things which perhaps were much more important for it.”
 George Gurdjieff - “If a sufficient number of people who wanted to stop war really did gather together, they would first of all begin by making war upon thosewho disagreed with them. And it is still more certain that they would make war on people who also want to stop wars but in another way.”
 George Gurdjieff - “Without self-knowledge, without understand the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave ....”
 George Gurdjieff - “Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave.”
 George Gurdjieff - “Self-observation brings man to the realization of the necessity of self-change. And in observing himself a man notices that self-observation itself brings about certain changes in his inner processes. He begins to understand that self-observation is an instrument of self-change, a means of awakening.”
 George Gurdjieff - “A man may be born, but in order to be born he must first die, and in order to die he must first awake.”
 Gurdjieff - “According to real, exact knowledge, one force, or two forces, can never produce a phenomenon. The presence of a third force is necessary, for it is only with the help of a third force that the first two can produce”
 Gurdjieff - “Consciousness is a state in which a man knows all at once everything that he in general knows and in which he can see how little he does know and how many contradictions there are in what he knows.”
 Gurdjieff - “It is the greatest mistake to think that man is always one And the same. A man is never the same for long. He is continually changing. He seldom remains the same even for half an hour.”
 Gurdjieff - “Man has the possibility of existence after death. But possibility is one thing and the realization of the possibility is quite a different thing.”
 Gurdjieff - “The fewer laws there are in a given world, the nearer it is to the will of the Absolute the more laws there are in a given world, the greater the mechanicalness, the further it is from the will of the Absolute.”

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