Carlos Castaneda: Renderings on Non-Ordinary Reality

  • “The aim is to balance the terror of being alive with the wonder of being alive.”
  • “We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.”
  • “In a world where death is the hunter, my friend, there is no time for regrets or doubts. There is only time for decisions.”
  • “To seek freedom is the only driving force I know. Freedom to fly off into that infinity out there. Freedom to dissolve; to lift off; to be like the flame of a candle, which, in spite of being up against the light of a billion stars, remains intact, because it never pretended to be more than what it is: a mere candle.”
  • “Nobody knows who I am or what I do. Not even I.