Library of World History: Containing a Record of the Human Race from the Earliest Historical Period to the Present Time; Embracing a General Survey of the Progress of Mankind in National and Social Life, Civil Government, Religion, Literature, Science and Art, Volum 2

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Western Press Assoc., 1914
 

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Pàgina 689 - What I do not wish men to do to me, I also wish not to do to men.
Pàgina 631 - Let her emaciate her body by living voluntarily on pure flowers, roots, and fruit ; but let her not, when her lord is deceased, even pronounce the name of another man. " Let her continue till death forgiving all injuries, performing harsh duties, avoiding every sensual pleasure, and cheerfully practising the incomparable rules of virtue, which have been followed by such women as...
Pàgina 632 - O friend to virtue ! that supreme Spirit, which thou believest one and the same with thyself, resides in thy bosom perpetually, and is an all-knowing inspector of thy goodness or of thy wickedness.
Pàgina 663 - Let no man think lightly of evil, saying in his heart, It will not come nigh unto me. Even by the falling of water-drops a waterpot is filled; the fool becomes full of evil, even if he gather it little by little. Let no man think lightly of good, saying in his heart, It will not come nigh unto me.
Pàgina 663 - Not to commit any sin, to do good, and to purify one's mind, that is the teaching of all the Awakened.
Pàgina 629 - He, whom the mind alone can perceive, whose essence eludes the external organs, who has no visible parts, who exists from eternity, even he, the soul of all beings, whom no being can comprehend, shone forth in person. He, having willed to produce various beings from his own divine substance, first with a thought created the waters, and placed in them a productive seed...
Pàgina 688 - When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it;—this is knowledge.
Pàgina 627 - Vaivasvata reigns, where the secret place of heaven is, where these mighty waters are, there make me immortal ! ' Where life is free, in the third heaven of heavens, where the worlds are radiant, there make me immortal...
Pàgina 688 - For a man to sacrifice to a spirit which does not belong to him is flattery." 2. "To see what is right and not to do it, is want of courage.
Pàgina 663 - As many kinds of wreaths can be made from a heap of flowers, so many good things may be achieved by a mortal when once he is born.

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