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For a sensitive person, living in the world is difficult: he is tempted to renounce, desert, or hide from it and go his own way. But if he gains this inward peace and is practised enough to stay in his centre, then worldly life turns into a sacrament, is known for the passing spiritual drama that it is, and is borne philosophically.

-- Notebooks Category 24: The Peace within You > Chapter 3: Practise Detachment > # 28

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