The present day needs not only a synthesis of Oriental and Occidental ideas, but also a new creative universal outlook that will transcend both. A world civilization will one day come into being through inward propulsion and outward compulsion. And it will be integral; it will engage all sides of human development, not merely one side as hitherto.
-- Notebooks Category 15: The Orient > Chapter 1: Meetings of East and West > # 345
-- Perspectives > Chapter 15: The Orient > # 1