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If we take science as our sole guide, if we accept and hold fast that alone which is verifiable, the old theology must go.
Selfishness is the only real atheism; aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion.
Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men’s imperfections, and conceal your own.
There is a silence, the child of love, which expresses everything, and proclaims more loudly than the tongue is able to do.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better, Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.
By all means use some time to be alone.
All souls must undergo transmigration and the souls of men revolve like a stone which is thrown from a sling, so many turns before the final release…Only those who have not completed their perfection must suffer the wheel of rebirth by being reborn into another human body.
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
Alas! while the body stands so broad and brawny, must the soul lie blinded, dwarfed, stupefied, almost annihilated? Alas! this was, too, a breath of God, bestowed in heaven, but on earth never to be unfolded!
There is no such thing as a self-made man. We are made up of thousands of others. Everyone who has ever done a kind deed for us, or spoken one word of encouragement to us, has entered into the makeup of our character and our thoughts, as well as our success.
Too low they build who build below the skies.
In Fame’s temple there is always a niche to be found for rich dunces, importunate scoundrels or successful butchers of the human race.
The success of any venture will be helped by prayer, even in the wrong denomination.
Success can be insured only by devising a defense against the contingency plan.
Why be a man when you can be a success?
At some time in the life cycle of virtually every organization, its ability to succeed in spite of itself runs out.
If at first you don’t succeed you’re running about average.
First must give place to last, because last must have his time to come; but last gives place to nothing, for there is not another to succeed.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below.
The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves.