Rise above sectional interests and private ambitions... Pass from matter to spirit. Matter is diversity; spirit is light, life and unity.
Why should I ask the wise men: Whence is my beginning? I am busy with the thought: Where will be my end?
Thou art not for the earth, nor for the Heaven the world is for thee, thou art not for the world.
Ends and purposes, whether they exist as conscious or subconscious tendencies, form the wrap and woof of our conscious experience.
In the first period religious life appears as a form of discipline which the individual or a whole people must accept as an unconditional command without any rational understanding of the ultimate meaning and purpose of that command.
Physiologically less violent and psychologically more suitable to a concrete type of mind.