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Confucius

Do and Live (Poem)

If thou wilt enter into life keep the commandments.—Matt. XIX 17. Keep the commandments: it is less than naughtTo know and to approve them with thy mind,If to obedience thou giv'st no thought.So if thou would'st life's richest treasure find,Live thy belief: clothe thou each new-born truthWill garments of thy…
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Mental Influences

The outer is always the shadow and form of the inner; the present is the fullness of the past, and the herald of the future.—Protap Chunder Mozoomdar Every right action and true thought sets the seal of its beauty on person and face.—Ruskin Exercise the mind with contemplation and the…
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Impressions of Thought

We receive impressions from conditions—the variability of these is responsible for the multitudinous thoughts that are ours. They are conveyed to the brain to be rejected or accepted—to be cast away or pondered upon—pregnant with possibilities good or bad. Through the mind they come like dirty water or pure clear…
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One Life, One Law (Poem)

What do we know—what need we knowOf the great world to which we go?We peer into the tomb, and hark:Its walls are dim, its doors are dark.Be still, O mourning heart, nor seekTo make the tongueless silence speak,Be still, be strong, nor wish to findTheir way who leave the world…
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