Quotations by George Gurdjieff
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Born: Saturday, January 13, 1872
Died: Saturday, October 29, 1949 (77 years old)
A "sin" is something which is not necessary.
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.
(Keywords: Knowledge, Beginning, Help, Man)
A man is never the same for long. He is continually changing. He seldom remains the same even for half an hour.
Laughter relieves us of superfluous energy, which, if it remained unused, might become negative, that is, poison. Laughter is the antidote.
(Keywords: Negative, Energy, Laughter, Poison)
Religion is doing; a man does not merely think his religion or feel it, he lives his religion as much as he is able, otherwise it is not religion but fantasy or philosophy.
(Keywords: Religion, Fantasy, Man, Philosophy)
Without struggle, no progress and no result. Every breaking of habit produces a change in the machine.
(Keywords: Change, Progress, Habit, Machine, Result, Struggle)