Kings may be judges of the earth, but wise men are the judges of kings.
Man is the individualised expression or reflection of God imaged forth and made manifest in bodily form. How is it, then, I hear it asked, that man has the limitations that he has, that he is subject to fears and forebodings, that he is liable to sin and error, that he is the victim of disease and suffering? There is but one reason. He is not living, except in rare cases here and there, in the conscious realisation of his own true Being, and hence of his own true Self.http://website.lineone.net/~ralphtrine/gtekinx.htm
Great use they have, when in the hands Of one like me, who understands, Who understands the time and place,The person, manner, and the grace,Which fools neglect; so that we find,If all the requisites are join'd,From whence a perfect joke must spring,A joke's a very serious thing.
If I accept the fact that a god is absolute and beyond all human experiences, he leaves me cold. I do not affect him, nor does he affect me. But if I know that a god is a powerful impulse in my soul, at once I must concern myself with him, for then he can become important