The World's Living Religions: An Historical Sketch with Special Reference to Their Sacred Scriptures and in Comparison with Christianity

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Page 112 - Is there one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life?" The Master said, "Is not RECIPROCITY such a word? What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
Page 119 - The commander of the forces of a large State may be carried off, but the will of even a common man cannot be taken from him.-
Page 114 - Without recognizing the ordinances of Heaven, it is impossible to be a superior man. 2. "Without an acquaintance with the rules of Propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established. 3. " Without knowing the force of words, it. is impossible to know men...
Page 180 - They clave to their brethren, their nobles, and entered into a curse, and into an oath, to walk in God's law, which was given by Moses the servant of God, and to observe and do all the commandments of the LORD our Lord, and his judgments and his statutes...
Page 234 - And he led them out as far as to Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them. And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven. And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy: and were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God.
Page 134 - There is no guilt greater than to sanction ambition; no calamity greater than to be discontented with one's lot; no fault greater than the wish to be getting. Therefore, the sufficiency of contentment is an enduring and unchanging sufficiency.
Page 118 - Virtue is more to man than either water or fire. I have seen men die from treading on water and fire, but I have never seen a man die from treading the course of virtue.
Page 221 - And fruits such as they deem the best; And flesh of fowl as they desire; And bright and large-eyed maids like hidden pearls; A reward for that which they have done! They shall hear no folly there and no...
Page 272 - The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the ' love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit, be with you all.
Page 62 - A man does not become a Brahmana by his plaited hair, by his family, or by birth; in whom there is truth and righteousness, he is blessed, he is a Brahmana.

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