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Chapter 9

1763-1769 His religious Conversation with a Company met to see the Tricks of a JugglerHis Account of John Smith's Advice, and of the Proceedings of a Committee, at the Yearly-meeting in 1764Contemplations on the Nature of true Wisdom, occasioned by hearing of the Cruelty of the Indians to their CaptivesHis…
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In Tune With the Infinite

You can listen to Ralph Waldo Trine's book In Tune With the Infinite using the player below. Click on the play button to listen online or you can download the files to your computer using the links in the download column for use on your iPod or other MP3 player.…
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The Unfailing Wisdom

A man should be superior to his possessions, his body, his circumstances and surroundings, and the opinions of others, and their attitude towards him. Until he is this, he is not strong and steadfast. He should also rise superior to his own desires and opinions; and until he is this,…
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Wisdom

A great many people are attracted to the New Thought of the day, by its declaration of our right to material wealth, and by its claim that the mind of man can create, command, and control conditions which produce wealth. There is no question concerning the truth of this claim. But woe unto…
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Light on the Way of Wisdom

The path of wisdom is the highest way, the way in which all doubt and uncertainty are dispelled and knowledge and surety are realized. Amid the excitements and pleasures of the world and the surging whirlpools of human passions, Wisdom—so calm, so silent and so beautiful—is indeed difficult to find,…
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Wisdom in Faith

O World, thou choosest not the better part!It is not wisdom to be only wise,And on the inward vision close the eyes,But it is wisdom to believe the heart.Columbus found a world, and had no chart,Save one that faith deciphered in the skies;To trust the soul's invincible surmiseWas all his…
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The Heavenly Life

You can listen to James Allen's book The Heavenly Life (part of All These Things Added) using the player below. Click on the play button to listen online or you can download the files to your computer using the links in the download column for use on your iPod or…
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Words and Wisdom

I would findWhere Wisdom is, where Peace abides, where Truth,Majestic, changeless, and eternal, standsUntouched by the illusions of the world;For surely there is Knowledge, Truth, and PeaceFor him who seeks. Thoughts, words, acts—these combine to make up the entire life of every individual. Words and acts are thoughts expressed. We…
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The Finding of Wisdom (Poem)

I sought the world, but peace was not there;I courted learning, but Truth was not revealed;I sojourned with philosophy, but my heart was sore with vanity.And I cried, "Where is Peace to be found?And where is the hiding-place of Truth?"In Humility I found Peace,In the practice of Righteousness Truth was…
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Wisdom and Wisdom

The human mind works by system. It is at infinite pains to construct an immense cabinet with innumerable pigeon-holes and drawers and shelves; it labels all signs and forms and forces of life, and files them away with complacency, as though eternally disposed of. We stand uncovered before that wisdom…
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Wisdom and Interior Illumination

This is the Spirit of Infinite Wisdom, and in the degree that we open ourselves to it does the highest wisdom manifest itself to and through us. We can in this way go to the very heart of the universe itself and find the mysteries hidden to the majority of…
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Wisdom, Knowledge, and Truth (Poem)

Why seekest thou under the orient skies,From the Sage's mysterious lore,The wisdom long hidden from time-serving men,The truth God awaits to restore,While right at thy hand is the temple of Truth,That structure so grand and complete,While knowledge the world is far-seeking todayLies all unperceived at thy feet? Why seekest thou…
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Star of Wisdom

Star that of the birth of Vishnu,Birth of Krishna, Buddha, Jesus,Told the wise ones, Heavenward looking,Waiting, watching for thy gleaming.In the darkness of the night-time.In the starless gloom of midnight;Shining Herald of the comingOf the kingdom of the righteous:Teller of the mystic storyOf the lowly birth of GodheadIn the stable…
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