Where is the man who is free of the ego? To him we must bow in deep reverence, in wondering admiration, in enforced humility. Here is one who has found his true self, his personal independence, his own being. Here at last is a free man, someone who has found his real worth in a world of false values. Here at last is a truly great man and truly sincere man.
-- Notebooks Category 25: World-Mind in Individual Mind > Chapter 3: The Sage > # 145
-- Perspectives > Chapter 25: World-Mind in Individual Mind > # 34