Classes struggle, some classes triumph, others are eliminated. Such is history; such is the history of civilization for thousands of years.
The physical ego serves as its own worst enemy when, by delusive material behavior, it eclipses its true nature as the ever blessed soul.
The Western day is indeed nearing when the inner science of self-control will be found as necessary as the outer conquest of nature. This new Atomic Age will see men’s minds sobered and broadened by the now scientifically indisputable truth that matter is in reality a concentrate of energy.
Man is important in one sense only. He was made in the image of God: That is his importance. He is not important for his body, ego, or personality. His constant affirmation of ego-consciousness is the source of all his problems.
Genuine equality between the sexes can only be realized in the process of the socialist transformation of society as a whole.
An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.
Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along.
There are a few people, but a diminishing number, who still believe that Marxism, as an economic system, off era a coherent alternative to capitalism, and socialism has, indeed, triumphed in one country.
There is in fact no such thing as art for art’s sake, art that stands above classes, art that is detached from or independent of politics. Proletarian literature and art are part of the whole proletarian revolutionary cause.
The sense of being a separate, egoic self begins with the astral, not with the physical, body. The soul is individualized spirit.