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The eyes of the cheerful and of the melancholy man
by Albert Pike

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.
- Albert Pike

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What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us;
what we have done for others and the world
remains and is immortal.
- Albert Pike

War is a series of catastrophes which result in victory.
- Albert Pike

A war for a great principle ennobles a nation.
- Albert Pike

 

Faith begins where Reason sinks exhausted.
- Albert Pike

Above all things let us never forget that mankind constitutes one great brotherhood;
all born to encounter suffering and sorrow,
and therefore bound to sympathize with each other.
- Albert Pike

Philosophy is a kind of journey, ever learning yet
never arriving at the ideal perfection of truth.
- Albert Pike

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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.
- Albert Pike

One man is equivalent to all Creation.
One man is a World in miniature.
- Albert Pike

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.
- Albert Pike

We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice.
- Albert Pike

Will is the dynamic soul-force.
- Albert Pike

The sovereignty of one's self over one's self is called Liberty.
- Albert Pike

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.
- Albert Pike

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.
- Albert Pike

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.
- Albert Pike

But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers
shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth:
for the Father seeketh such to worship him.
God is a spirit: and they that worship him must worship
him in spirit and in truth.
- Albert Pike

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A flower is a weed seen through joyful eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

There is beauty and adventure in the commonplace
for those with eyes to see beyond.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

Men in general judge more from
appearances than from reality. All
men have eyes, but few have
the gift of penetration.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes
but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Know that a flower is a weed seen through joyful eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your eyes must not determine what you see. pay attention.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Obstacles are those frightful things
you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
- Henry Ford

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

A Happy Day is a day I see all of life
with the eyes of compassion.
- Rory J. Corsiglia

I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We live in a wonderful world that is
full of beauty, charm and adventure.
There is no end to the adventures that we can have
if only we seek them with our eyes open.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

Today, I choose to create joy in my life.
Whatever my external circumstances,
I choose to see all of life through joyful eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is our family?
We touch our full hearts and see ourselves
reflected whole in each other's eyes.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people
is that they trigger confusion in us
that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves,
we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
- Pema Chodron

Be avid.
Create apart from perfection.
Risk failure.
Cover your words with sweat.
Run a little
Touch excruciatingly.
Laugh until you cry.
Dance with your eyes closed.
Care.
Understand you die a little in every moment.
Be Enlivened
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Let my soul smile through my heart
and my heart smile through my eyes,
that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Our opportunity is always to make the choice for Joy.
To see the world with new eyes - open eyes - loving eyes.
To choose compassion and understanding -
for ourselves, our family, our friends,
our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let today be a day to trust your own inner guidance,
a day to have faith that your steps are carrying you
in the direction you desire,
a day to keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A mentality of scarcity - of lack -
is the natural consequence of
viewing the world through eyes of fear.
In contrast, when the world is viewed
through eyes of love,
the future becomes unlimited.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Move to your heart, Breathe.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply - slowly -
fill your lungs with love and gratitude -
exhale each and every trouble -
again and again - gratitude in, troubles out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Few are those who see with their own eyes
and feel with their own hearts.
- Albert Einstein

We were given:
Two hands to hold.
Two legs to walk.
Two eyes to see.
Two ears to listen.
But why only one heart?
Because the other was given to someone else.
For us to find.
- Anonymous

The soul would have no rainbow,
Had the eyes no tears.
- John Vance Cheney

Falling out of love is very enlightening.
For a short while you see the world with new eyes.
- Iris Murdoch

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
It is the source of all true art and all science.
He to whom this emotion is a stranger,
who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Beginner Mind" is a Zen Buddhist term
that describes moving past our assumptions
of the nature of our life,
and really SEEING our surroundings -
especially the people we interact with -
with new eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Where there is an observatory and a telescope,
we expect that any eyes will see new worlds at once.
- Henry David Thoreau

Look closely... See with new eyes...
Don't just pass by what is familiar without a thought.
Pay attention and look closely.
There is beauty - there is discovery -
there in a whole new world hiding
beneath the face of the familiar.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Bold Light of Spirit:
Out of the darkness and into the light,
Open our eyes and behold such a sight.
Brilliance of day takes the place of the night,
Boldness and courage are swords of His Might.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
- Cato

TV is chewing gum for the eyes.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say.
A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep
to dream my dreams of you.
- Roy Orbison

Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.
- Jim Carrey

Men trust their ears less than their eyes.
- Herodotus

The self-assured believer is a greater sinner
in the eyes of God than the troubled disbeliever
- Soren Kierkegaard

It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose,
and the eyes will take care of themselves.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

And now, this is the sweetest and most glorious day
that ever my eyes did see.
- Donald Cargill

Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
- William Hazlitt

To read a poem is to hear it with our eyes;
to hear it is to see it with our ears.
- Octavio Paz

A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears.
- Gertrude Stein

Tradition is like a second-hand store.
It is best to sort carefully
between the treasures and the trash.
See everything with new eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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