Albert Pike Quotes

18 Albert Pike quotes:

"True thoughts have duration in themselves. If the thoughts endure, the seed is enduring; if the seed endures, the energy endures; if the energy endures, then will the spirit endure. The spirit is thought; thought is the heart; the heart is the fire; the fire is the Elixir."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Energy Quotes
"The double law of attraction and radiation or of sympathy and antipathy, of fixedness and movement, which is the principle of Creation, and the perpetual cause of life."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Law Quotes
"Philosophy is a kind of journey, ever learning yet never arriving at the ideal perfection of truth."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Journey Quotes American Lawyer Quotes
"Almost all the noblest things that have been achieved in the world, have been achieved by poor men; poor scholars, poor professional men, poor artisans and artists, poor philosophers, poets, and men of genius."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Genius Quotes American Lawyer Quotes
"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."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Fire Quotes American Lawyer Quotes
"The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice; for the mind, mathematical and practical Truth; for the body, the Quintessence, a combination of light and gold."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Justice Quotes American Lawyer Quotes
"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."
"Faith begins where Reason sinks exhausted."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Faith Quotes American Lawyer Quotes
"The sovereignty of one's self over one's self is called Liberty."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Liberty Quotes American Lawyer Quotes
"To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities, to do that which lies before us to do, is more honorable than rank and title."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Lies And Lying Quotes American Lawyer Quotes
"He who endeavors to serve, to benefit, and improve the world, is like a swimmer, who struggles against a rapid current, in a river lashed into angry waves by the wind. Often they roar over his head, often they beat him back and baffle him. Most men yield to the stress of the current. Only here and there the stout, strong heart and vigorous arms struggle on towards ultimate success."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Service Quotes
"Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Discovery Quotes American Lawyer Quotes
"What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal."
"That which causes us trials shall yield us triumph: and that which make our hearts ache shall fill us with gladness. The only true happiness is to learn, to advance, and to improve: which could not happen unless we had commence with error, ignorance, and imperfection. We must pass through the darkness, to reach the light."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes Causes Quotes
"The Universe should be deemed an immense Being, always living, always moved and always moving in an eternal activity inherent in itself, and which, subordinate to no foreign cause, is communicated to all its parts, connects them together, and makes the world of things a complete and perfect whole."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Living Quotes
"One man is equivalent to all Creation. One man is a World in miniature."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Creation Quotes American Lawyer Quotes
"We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Practice Quotes American Lawyer Quotes
"Will is the dynamic soul-force."
Author: Pike Quotes Category: Force Quotes American Lawyer Quotes

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