To a distressed person who came to
him for help the Master said, "Do
you really want a cure?"
"If I did not, would I bother to come
"Oh yes. Most people do."
"Not for a cure. That's painful.
To his disciples the Master said,
"People who want a cure, provided
they can have it without pain, are
like those who favor progress,
provided they can have it without
-- Anthony de Mello