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It has not been easy to revive these memories, some from a very remote past. Any mind which has become deeply mystical and habitually metaphysical tends to value timelessness more than time, to discard what has gone before as mere pictures vanishing from the world-illusion, and to cling to what is eternal.

-- Notebooks Category 12: Reflections > Chapter 6: The Profane and The Profound > # 258

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