We must plan for freedom, and not only for security, if for no other reason than that only freedom can make security secure.
Language is a part of our organism and no less complicated than it.
It’s the misfortune of German authors that not a single one of them dares to expose his true character. Everyone thinks that he has to be better than he is.
You must always be open to new experiences; by this means, your physical and etheric bodies will be brought into a condition which may be compared with the contented mood of a brooding hen.
It has been true in Western societies and it seems to be true elsewhere that you do not find democratic systems apart from capitalism, or apart from a market economy, if you prefer that term.
Esoteric or inner knowledge is no different from other kinds of human knowledge and ability. It is a mystery for the average person only to the extent that writing is a mystery for those who have not yet learned to write.
Poetry, it is often said and loudly so, is life’s true mirror. But a monkey looking into a work of literature looks in vain for Socrates.
I look around me and nowhere do I see a stamp of disapproval with which nature marked a woman’s candid brow.
Only a person who has passed through the gate of humility can ascend to the heights of the spirit.
The combination of hatred and technology is the greatest danger threatening mankind.