To me in my childhood, elves and fairies of all sorts were very real things, and my dolls were as really children as I was myself a child.
There is a charm in making a stew, to the unaccustomed cook, from the excitement of wondering what the result will be, and whether any flavour save that of onions will survive the competition in the mixture.
Islam believes in many prophets, and Al Quran is nothing but a confirmation of the old Scriptures.
The essence of religion is the knowledge of God which is eternal life. That and nothing less than that is religion. Everything else is on the surface, is superfluous save for the needs of men.
Refusal to believe until proof is given is a rational position; denial of all outside of our own limited experience is absurd.
You should always take a religion at its best and not at its worst, from its highest teachings and not from the lowest practices of some of its adherents.
The true basis of morality is utility; that is, the adaptation of our actions to the promotion of the general welfare and happiness; the endeavour so to rule our lives that we may serve and bless mankind.
Liberty is a great celestial Goddess, strong, beneficent, and austere, and she can never descend upon a nation by the shouting of crowds, nor by arguments of unbridled passion, nor by the hatred of class against class.
India is a country in which every great religion finds a home.
In morals, theosophy builds its teachings on the unity, seeing in each form the expression of a common life, and therefore the fact that what injures one injures all. To do evil i.e., to throw poison into the life-blood of humanity, is a crime against the unity.