War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it.
Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender.
Culture, which makes talent shine, is not completely ours either, nor can we place it solely at our disposal. Rather, it belongs mainly to our country, which gave it to us, and to humanity, from which we receive it as a birthright.
At the very beginning of my creative life I loved humanity. I wanted to do something good for mankind. Soon I understood that it isn’t possible to save mankind.
I am not yet born; O fill me with strength against those who would freeze my humanity.
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.
To make me believe that those men who have regulated education in our country have humanity in their hearts is to make me believe a lie.
A realistic view of humanity will stop the proliferation of impossible injunctions.
My service to humanity is my real opportunity to prove my genuine love for God and God alone.
Nor shall derision prove powerful against those who listen to humanity or those who follow in the footsteps of divinity, for they shall live forever. Forever.