Mystic

The mystic does not wait until the hereafter, but does all he can to progress now.

The mystic begins by marvelling at life, and to him it is a phenomenon at every moment.

The domain of the mystic is himself; over it he rules as king.

While everybody asks, ‘Why?" of his neighbour, the mystic asks this question of himself.

The mystic retains something of childhood all through his life.

The mystic does not possess knowledge, for he is knowledge himself.

The mystic does not observe the law; he himself is the law.

Recognize a mystic, not from what he does, but from what he is.

The mystic perfects himself by making himself empty of himself.

To every question that arises in the heart of the mystic, he finds the answer in the life before him.

The mystic contemplates the Being of God, and so raises his consciousness above the limitations of time and space and liberates his soul by lifting it to the divine spheres.

The mystic seeks God both within and without; he recognizes God both in unity and in variety.

The only power for the mystic is the power of love.

Mysticism to the mystic is both science and religion.

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