"For two or three days I have been thinking of how I can say this to the devotees: I am trying as possible, and they must also try as possible; but the cheṣṭā, the trying attitude, must be perfect, otherwise we will cheat our own selves."
"All the ideals, high ideals we have ever accumulated or come in association to will all be given up. Not only our physical acquisition but our mental acquisition, all our mental prospects ever acquired—all given up. Dissolution of the whole mind, body, and only soul, naked soul will be taken to that land, with the help of so many saints of that calibre."
“The mallika plant is a small plant, and when the sun rises he thinks, “Oh, if my flower will come like that in a bigger form then I shall be very happy. When will my flower be like the sun?’ That kind of hankering is good ... but if you do not get it then no enviousness will come.”