If you vanquish ego-clinging today, tonight you will be enlightened. If you vanquish it tomorow, you will be enlightened tomorow night. But if you never vanquish it, you will never be enlightened. Yet ” I ” is just a thought. Thoughts and feelings have no intrinsic solidity, form, shape, or color.
Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
quoted in the book In the Presence of Masters: Wisdom from 30 Contemporary Tibetan Buddhist Teachers
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