Wisdom of the Ages

Here are some of the verities of life which are eternally true. Let us take one for cogitation each day and try to reflect the Truth of it in our life. We have, of course, to guard against making an alloy of it by a subtle admixture, traducing it to suit our own commonplace convenience.


  1. If you don’t get tasks you like, like the tasks you get.

  2. Blessed are they who know and whose knowledge is free from delusion and superstition.

  3. No man is completely born until he is dead.

  4. Purity is best pilgrimage and the best prayer is the healing of a broken heart.

  5. Blessed are they who speak what they know in a kindly, open and truthful manner.

  6. Love Truth and Truth will love thee.

  7. Practice silence, and the Spark Divine that dwells in your heart will grow into a flame of Light and shine on, leading you nearer to God – the Light Supreme!

  8. One can neither buy contentment with all riches of the world, nor reach Him with all mental ingenuity.

  9. Procrastination is thief of time.

  10. Serenity of mind, gentleness. silence, self-control and purity of heart – these constitute the austerity of mind.

  11. The purpose of this mortal life is to reach the shore of immortality by conquering both life and death.

  12. Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.

  13. No man, having put his hand to the plough and looking back, is fit for the Kingdom of God.

  14. If any one pretends to know the Lord through his unaided investigations, he does not deserve to be called spiritually advanced.

  15. Blessed are ye when ye direct your best efforts to self-training and self-control.

  16. The wise man keeps earnestness as his best jewel.

  17. It is in self-surrender that we fortify ourselves.

  18. All living things die but out of death comes life.

  19. Each one requires to be renewed.

  20. The True Guide of our conduct is no outward authority, but the Voice of God.

  21. Love is the only Reality.

  22. Man is nature’s supreme masterpiece.

  23. The impulse to perfection is innate in man.

  24. Knowledge should lead to realisation.

  25. There is none good but One, that is God.

  26. The self is not a set of perceptions, emotions and thoughts.

  27. Greater is He that is in you than he that is in the world.

  28. Religion is the direct apprehension of the Supreme. It is the attaining of a state of illumination.

  29. We must wake up to the Reality of the Kingdom of Spirit.

  30. The hidden treasure of the self is life in Eternity which knows no bondage, decay or sorrow.

  31. We are all micro-gods.