Paul Brunton Philosophic Foundation homepage > Notebooks of Paul Brunton

Other things being equal, choose your teacher from among those approaching the end of life, or at least well into middle life. For they have the mature experience which younger people lack; they can give the tranquil counsel which comes from the acceptance of life, the adjustment to its situations, and the waning of physical desires.

-- Notebooks Category 1: Overview of the Quest > Chapter 6: Student-Teacher > # 236

The Notebooks are copyright © 1984-1989, The Paul Brunton Philosophic Foundation.