It does not seem that the contradiction which exists between the aristocratic function of art and the democratic structure of modern society can ever be resolved.
There is a serious tendency toward capitalism among the well-to-do peasants.
The characteristic political attitude of today is not one of positive belief, but of despair.
That is why I believe that art is so much more significant than either economics or philosophy. It is the direct measure of man’s spiritual vision.
Cosmic energy enters the body through the medulla and then passes to the cerebrum, in which it is stored or concentrated.
Art is pattern informed by sensibility.
This life is not man’s own show; if he becomes personally and emotionally involved in the very complicated cosmic drama, he reaps inevitable suffering for having distorted the divine ‘plot.’
The yogi should meditate on a firm seat, one that is clean – untainted by dirt or unspiritual vibrations of others. The thought or life force emanating from an individual saturates the objects he uses and his dwelling.
My own early experiences in war led me to suspect the value of discipline, even in that sphere where it is so often regarded as the first essential for success.
Learn from the masses, and then teach them.