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Do not imagine that because the mystic frequently seeks seclusion he does this because he is bored with life and hence disdains the drawing rooms of society; rather is it that he is intensely interested in life and is therefore short of time, for drawing rooms are usually places where people go to kill time, because they are bored.

-- Notebooks Category 2: Overview of Practices Involved > Chapter 8: The Quest and Social Responsibility > # 2

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