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Remove the dark cloud of negative thought, and the guiding star of understanding brightly appears.
Be teachable. That is the whole secret.
It is wise to seek immortality for time defeats all other ambitions.
It is your own assent to yourself, and the constant voice of your own reason, and not of others, that should make you believe.
Argument may be overcome by stronger argument, and force by greater force, but truth and force have no relation — nothing in common by which the one can act upon the other. They dwell apart, and will continue to do so.
If we subject everything to reason, our religion will have nothing mysterious or supernatural. If we violate the principles of reason, our religion will be absurd and ridiculous.
A mere trifle consoles us, for a mere trifle distresses us.
Each has his own fancies, opposed to his true good.
Why do we follow the majority? Is it because they have more reason? No, because they have more power.
Are you less a slave by being loved and favored by your master?… Your master favors you; he will soon beat you.
There is no need of words; believe in facts.
Your humiliation is your salvation.
You possess a real and permanent nature. It is within you, awaiting your development of it. This authentic nature has total power to banish worry, loneliness, confusion and all other pains. It is the right door to pleasant human relations at home and in your love life. It always knows what to do for you. So seek this true self — it also seeks you. It is like discovering a secret map to a lost treasure. New inner riches will be yours to keep and enjoy. Just find out who you really are. The rest is done for you.
The Kingdom of Heaven lies in the space between two thoughts.
We run carelessly to the cliff, after we have put something before us to prevent us seeing it.
The knowledge of God without that of man’s misery causes pride. The knowledge of man’s misery without that of God causes despair.
There are people in the world, who, having renounced all the laws of God and nature, have made laws for themselves which they strictly obey.
We are foolish to depend on the society of our fellow-men… they will not aid us… We should seek the truth without hesitation, and, if we refuse it, we show that we value the esteem of men more than the search for truth.
Notwithstanding the sight of all those miseries which wring us, and threaten our destruction, we have still an instinct that we cannot repress, which elevates us above our sorrows.