The Theosophist, Volume 12

Theosophical Publishing House, 1891

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Page 415 - I believe that the experiences of utility organized and consolidated through all past generations of the human race, have been producing corresponding nervous modifications, which, by continued transmission and accumulation, have become in us certain faculties of moral intuition — certain emotions responding to right and wrong conduct, which have no apparent basis in the individual experiences of utility.
Page 511 - ... the inquiry of truth, which is the love-making or wooing of it, the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, and the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it, is the sovereign good of human nature.
Page 326 - Ye are the salt of the earth, but if the salt hath lost its savour, wherewith shall it be salted ? It is henceforth good for nothing but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.
Page 16 - But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.
Page 551 - Now I re-examine philosophies and religions, They may prove well in lecture-rooms, yet not prove at all under the spacious clouds and along the landscape and flowing currents.
Page 408 - Besides that definite consciousness of which Logic formulates the laws, there is also an indefinite consciousness which cannot be formulated. Besides complete thoughts, and besides the thoughts which though incomplete admit of completion, there are thoughts which it is impossible to complete; and yet which are still real, in the sense that they are normal affections of the intellect.
Page 372 - This is delicious,' she said, rubbing her chin thoughtfully along the fur. 'Well? Why am I wrong in trying to get a little success? ' 'Just because you try. Don't you understand, darling? Good work has nothing to do with — doesn't belong to — the person who does it. It's put into him or her from outside.
Page 170 - ... means, as we hinted above, the most terrible fate for it—its utter and entire extinction. Remember, the poles of our globe have more attributes than being merely higher and lower, or outer and inner. The great the all-important difference consists in that the one is eternal and everlasting, and the other mortal and impermanent. Therefore, we see but too plainly how that soul which has cultivated none but grossly material affinities during life will find itself overpoweringly drawn down into...
Page 58 - The present industrial system proves itself wrong by the immense wrongs it produces; it proves itself absurd by the immense waste of energy and material which is admitted to be its concomitant. Against this system we raise our protest; for the abolition of the slavery it has wrought and would perpetuate we pledge our best efforts.
Page 58 - The combinations, trusts, and syndicates of which the people at present complain demonstrate the practicability of our basic principle of association. We merely seek to push this principle a little further, and have all industries operated in the interest of all by the nation, — the people organized, — the organic unity of the whole people.

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