41 Total Quotes

Albert Pike Quotes

Above all things let us never forget that mankind constitutes one great brotherhood; all born to encounter suffering and sorrow, and therefore bound to sympathize with each other
Albert Pike
#Brotherhood

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
Albert Pike
#American Lawyer #Altruism

That which causes us trials shall yield us triumph: and that which make our hearts ache shall fill us with gladness. The only true happiness is to learn, to advance, and to improve: which could not happen unless we had commence with error, ignorance, and imperfection. We must pass through the darkness, to reach the light.
Albert Pike
#Adversity #Causes

True thoughts have duration in themselves. If the thoughts endure, the seed is enduring; if the seed endures, the energy endures; if the energy endures, then will the spirit endure. The spirit is thought; thought is the heart; the heart is the fire; the fire is the Elixir.
Albert Pike
#Energy

The sovereignty of one's self over one's self is called Liberty.
Albert Pike
#American Lawyer #Liberty

A Human Thought is an actual EXISTENCE, and a Force and Power, capable of acting upon and controlling matter as well as mind.
Albert Pike
#Acting And Actors

The Word of God is the universal and invisible Light, cognizable by the senses, that emits its blaze in the Sun, Moon, Planets, and other Stars.
Albert Pike
#God

Almost all the noblest things that have been achieved in the world, have been achieved by poor men; poor scholars, poor professional men, poor artisans and artists, poor philosophers, poets, and men of genius.
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#American Lawyer #Genius

One man is equivalent to all Creation. One man is a World in miniature.
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#American Lawyer #Creation

A war for a great principle ennobles a nation.
Albert Pike
#War #American Lawyer

A man should live with his superiors as he does with his fire: not too near, lest he burn; nor too far off, lest he freeze.
Albert Pike
#American Lawyer #Fire

Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason.
Albert Pike
#American Lawyer #Discovery

The double law of attraction and radiation or of sympathy and antipathy, of fixedness and movement, which is the principle of Creation, and the perpetual cause of life.
Albert Pike
#Law

The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice; for the mind, mathematical and practical Truth; for the body, the Quintessence, a combination of light and gold.
Albert Pike
#American Lawyer #Justice

We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice.
Albert Pike
#American Lawyer #Practice

To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities, to do that which lies before us to do, is more honorable than rank and title.
Albert Pike
#American Lawyer #Lies And Lying

Will is the dynamic soul-force.
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#American Lawyer #Force

The eyes of the cheerful and of the melancholy man are fixed upon the same creation; but very different are the aspects which it bears to them.
Albert Pike
#American Lawyer