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Young people are naturally outgoing and are consequently less inclined to take up meditation practice, but this is counterbalanced by their greater openness of mind and readiness to follow ideals. Older people are reluctant to include meditation in their daily program because, they complain, the rush and pressures of modern living fatigue them and make them less inclined to take on a self-imposed duty of such difficulty for beginners.

-- Notebooks Category 4: Elementary Meditation > Chapter 1: Preparatory > # 70

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