Albert Pike Quotes
A dim consciousness of infinite mystery and grandeur lies beneath all the commonplace of life. There is an awfulness and a majesty around us, in all our little worldliness.
All the great and beneficent operations of Nature are produced by slow and often imperceptible degrees.
All hypotheses scientifically probable are the last gleams of the twilight of knowledge, or its last shadows. Faith begins where Reason sinks exhausted.
Life is what we make it, and the world is what we make it. The eyes of the cheerful and of the melancholy man are fixed upon the same creation; but very different are the aspects which it bears to them.
Man is not to be comprehended as a starting-point, or progress as a goal, without those two great forces, Faith and Love.
Something of sublimity and sanctity has thus flashed down from heaven into the heart of every one that lives.
A man should live with his superiors as he does with his fire: not too near, lest he burn; nor too far off, lest he freeze.
Philosophy is a kind of journey, ever learning yet never arriving at the ideal perfection of truth.
The sovereignty of one's self over one's self is called Liberty.
We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice.
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.