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Letter "A" » Albert Pike Quotes
«What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.»
«That which causes us trials shall yield us triumph: and that which make our hearts ache shall fill us with gladness. The only true happiness is to learn, to advance, and to improve: which could not happen unless we had commence with error, ignorance, and imperfection. We must pass through the darkness, to reach the light.»
Author: Albert Pike
, on trial
, pass through
, the darkness
, The Light
, The Trial
, trial and error
, yield up
«Faith begins where Reason sinks exhausted.»
«True thoughts have duration in themselves. If the thoughts endure, the seed is enduring; if the seed endures, the energy endures; if the energy endures, then will the spirit endure. The spirit is thought; thought is the heart; the heart is the fire; the fire is the Elixir.»
«The sovereignty of one's self over one's self is called Liberty.»
«A Human Thought is an actual EXISTENCE, and a Force and Power, capable of acting upon and controlling matter as well as mind.»
«The Word of God is the universal and invisible Light, cognizable by the senses, that emits its blaze in the Sun, Moon, Planets, and other Stars.»
«Almost all the noblest things that have been achieved in the world, have been achieved by poor men; poor scholars, poor professional men, poor artisans and artists, poor philosophers, poets, and men of genius.»
Author: Albert Pike
«One man is equivalent to all Creation. One man is a World in miniature.»
«A war for a great principle ennobles a nation.»