The more he examines himself the more he is discouraged or horrified at what he finds just below the surface. This mood will continue only as long as he remains on the Long Path. For by going deeper still he will find his best self. To make this discovery he must cross over to the Short Path, itself a paradox of passivity and non-effort, a movement of sight to insight, of faith and identification.
-- Notebooks Category 2: Overview of Practices Involved > Chapter 1: Ant's Long Path > # 197