The Root of Understanding

To comprehend the whole we must first understand ourselves. The root of understanding lies in oneself, and without the understanding of oneself, there is no comprehension of the world; for the world is oneself. The other – the friend, the relation, the enemy, the neighbor, near or far – is yourself. Self-knowledge is the beginning of right thinking, and in the process of self-knowledge, the infinite is discovered.

Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895-1986)

Krishnamurti Foundation of America

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