To the goalless reality, the Liberty Torch grants an ever-illumining and ever-transcending goal.
Equality is America's reality-fulfilling dream.
America's equality is America's inner progress.
Today America enjoys the sacred light of equality.Tomorrow America shall enjoy the sacred sun of divinity.
America's present is God's soulful cry.America's future will be God's fruitful smile.
America discovered fastest speed and surest success.
America is still riding.The world is openly watching and secretly admiring.
He was the son of peace and the brother of self-giving.
The divine in some American souls heard the Bell ringing and valued the soul and the goal of the Bell.
enjoys an untiring struggle for world-acceptance and world-understanding.
Divinity wanted the soul of the Declaration of Independence.
God said to spirituality, "Take it and live for it." God said to Divinity, "Take it and live with it. "
Therefore America unreservedly devoured England's tribulation.
America is now supremely thirsty.Therefore America is trying to drink breathlessly the world's Union-Illumination.
Believe it or not, once upon a time England was stronger than America.
Believe it or not, England was once upon a time faster than America.
Now, America's head is too tall for the world, not to speak of England, to measure.
America's arms are too strong for the world, not to speak of England, to bind.
America's legs are too fast for the world, not to speak of England, to watch.
" America said to England, "Thank you for your self-styled wisdom."
The world said to America, "America, yours is not revolution but evolution — not only your evolution but the evolution of the world, too." America said to the world, "I love you for your God-ordained encouragement and inspiration. "
America acquired it.America needs self-mastery.
America will, before long, acquire it.
Fortune they amassed.Inside fortune they wanted to see the face of happiness.
Alas, the face of happiness was not to be found there.Where is happiness?
Happiness is in the relinquishment of expectation.
It does not like individualism either.America not only likes but loves the oneness of collectivism.
Watergate has told us that sincerity-heart ultimately triumphs, insincerity-mind eventually, plus helplessly, fails.
What is sincerity?Oneness-satisfaction.
What is insincerity?Division-glorification.
— Thomas Paine
Behold, a universal heart is crying and a transcendental soul is smiling.
— Thomas Paine
A sublime experience of the illumining heart!Who is man's enemy?
How many enemies are there?Only one, and that enemy is man's own unlit lower self.
— Benjamin Franklin
Insecurity is the immediate neighbour of safety.Bondage is the immediate neighbour of liberty.
Perfection is the immediate neighbour of deathless satisfaction.
— Thomas Jefferson
Who is that God?That God is man's forgotten Reality, his only real Reality.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
God gave opportunity to America.America gave freedom to America.
Heaven's smile and earth's cry gave power to America.
— Woodrow Wilson
Why?Because somebody wants it.
Who is that somebody?God the ever-transcending dream, God the ever-increasing speed.
— John F.Kennedy
First of all, let us try to be sure what equal rights and equal opportunities mean.According to my inner feeling, equal rights means freedom from outer helplessness and equal opportunities means freedom from self-imposed physical, vital and mental obscurities.
— Helen Keller
We shall learn that we are related to one another, that we are all members of one body, only when we take constant advice from the family's eldest and wisest member, the soul.
The American spirit is America's eagerness to know what the world needs.
America's aspiration was really soulful.
America inspires.America's inspiration is really fruitful.
America's mission is to become universally good.
America proceeds because America has a new teacher, the heart.
America proceeds because America consciously and devotedly invokes God's Compassion-Eye to precede.
Endeavour: this is America's promise to God in the outer world.
America likes to eat with the world because America has a big heart.
But America is afraid of the world's tear-power.
America's heart has challenged and put up a brave fight against America's arms.
" The United Nations says to America, "Please be soulful before you offer."
America needs the United Nations because the United Nations is a perfect stranger to aggression and submission.
" The United States says, "Today's practice is tomorrow's reality." God says, "My children, reality is at once a theory-seed and a practice-fruit.
No inner seed, no outer fruit; no outer fruit, no inner seed."
If so, then everything will eventually and effectively be all right."
The United States says to a seeker, "Do you have faith in justice?If so, everything will momentarily and surprisingly be all right. "
That is good.America is confidence in the inner world.
That is even better.America is self-transcendence in God's special Vision-Reality-World.
That is, indeed, by far the best.
I say that America enjoys commitment.
They say that America is apt to boast.I say that there is nothing wrong in it since America's boat plies most speedily between the cosmic Dream-coast and the cosmic Reality-coast.
America does not claim illumination, as far as I know.Now, does America claim anything?
Yes, America does.What does America claim?
A colossal preparation: not only for its own illumination and perfection but for the illumination and perfection of the entire world.
America's heart believes in the theory of give, just give; therefore America is good.
America's leadership tells the world: work first and then eat.This is quite natural.
America's friendship tells the world: eat first and then work; and if you have nothing to eat, I am coming immediately with a large supply of food for you.This is quite unusual.
America flies because America wants to do something more than mere climbing.America dives because America wants to do something more than mere swimming.
From:Sri Chinmoy,The Liberty Torch, Agni Press, 1976
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