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Sri Aurobindo Thoughts and Quotes

A selection of Quotes and Thoughts of Sri Aurobindo from his literary works.
The energy must be spent before it can be renewed. The human body is not a closed jar that gets emptied by spending. The human body is a channel that receives only when it spends. It is only effort, in whatever domain it be – material effort, moral effort, intellectual effort – which creates in the being certain vibrations which enable you to get connected with universal vibrations; and it is this which gives joy. It is effort which pulls you out of inertia; it is effort which makes you receptive to the universal forces. When one is in the countryside, when one walks under the trees and feels so close to Nature, to the trees, the sky, all the leaves, all the branches, all the herbs, when on feels a great friendship with these things and breathes that air which is good, perfumed will the plants, then one opens oneself, and by opening oneself communes with the universal forces.First of all, there is undoubtedly a…