The promptings that come from this inner being are so faintly heard at first, however strong on their own plane, that we tend to disregard them as trivial. This is the tragedy of man. The voices that so often mislead him into pain-bringing courses--his passion, his ego, and blind intellect--are loud and clamant. The whisper that guides him aright and to God is timid and soft.
-- Notebooks Category 22: Inspiration and the Overself > Chapter 1: Intuition the Beginning > # 201
-- Perspectives > Chapter 22: Inspiration and the Overself > # 33