Choose a master, for without him this journey is full of tribulations, fears, and dangers. With no escort, you would be lost on a road you would have already taken. Do not travel alone on the Path.
Still in the dark womb how could he imagine the indescribable majesty of this world? In the same way, when the mystics speak of worlds beyond scent and color, the common man deafened by greed and blinded by self-interest cannot grasp their reality.
The Súfí said, They all were saying (it) merrily, (so) I also took delight in saying it. Blind imitation of them has brought me to ruin: two hundred curses be on that imitation! Especially (on) imitation of such good-for-nothing rascals— the wrath of Abraham be on them that sink!
The seeker of truth is a mirror for their neighbors.
Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.
Go find yourself first so you can also find me.