Our eagerness for worldly activity kills in us the sense of spiritual awe.
It has been said that the continuation of the species is due to man’s being forgiving. Forgiveness is holiness; by forgiveness the universe is held together.
Small yearnings are openings in the reservoir of your inner peace, permitting healing waters to be wasted in the desert soil of materialism.
To seek happiness outside ourselves is like trying to lasso a cloud. Happiness is not a thing. It is a state of mind. It must be lived.
A common stone locks within itself the secret of stupendous atomic energy; even so, a mortal is yet a powerhouse of divinity.
God is Eternal Silence. To those who love Him purely He speaks through the voice of silent intuition.
The only worthwhile accomplishments are not those we achieve outwardly, but the victories we win over ourselves.
Let our thoughts be fragrant and beautiful, not rank and ugly, that the memory we leave behind us be felt as a blessing on the earth.
How foolish the worldly man, to identify his immortal soul with something that, at death, becomes mere clay, barren of any vestige of beauty.
The end result of emotional extremes is extreme dissatisfaction. Perfect happiness lies not at any of the extremities of outer experiences, but at a point of calmness midway between them all.
As you travel steadfastly along the path of inner peace, avoid exciting yourself over outward events in your life. Do not take things too seriously: They will be what they will be. Life pursues its own tortuous paths, forever unpredictably.