"There is no teacher, living or past, who can give us the actual understanding of Truth. A teacher can only put our feet upon the path and point the way. That is all. It is wholly dependent on the individual to make his way to Truth."
"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."Paul Twitchell on Khalil Gibran
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."Paul Twitchell on Albert Einstein
"If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself."Paul Twitchell on Confucius
"You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul."Paul Twitchell on Swami Vivekananda
"I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit."Paul Twitchell on John Steinbeck
"Our spiritual attitude is determined by our conception of our relation to infinite spirit."
"Y'know, the real reason why I was such a failure in the sense of being unable to make any sort of a living was because I was really not motivated. I had no motivation."
"The higher one climbs on the spiritual ladder, the more they will grant others their own freedom, and give less interference to another's state of consciousness."