In the end a man must come to himself, his diviner self, his essential being. And where shall he look for it if not there where Jesus pointed, within? --not outside, not to some other man, however high his repute as guru, not to some book, however sacrosanct its scriptural authority. Both man and book must, if loyal to the highest, also direct him inward.
-- Notebooks Category 1: Overview of the Quest > Chapter 3: Independent Path > # 83