Georgi Ivanovitch Gurdjieff
January 13, 1872 – October 29, 1949
Any prayer may be heard by the Higher Powers
and a corresponding answer obtained only if uttered thrice:
Firstly—for the welfare or the peace of the souls of one’s parents.
Secondly—for the welfare of one’s neighbor.
And only thirdly—for oneself personally.
—Georgi Ivanovitch Gurdjieff