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(eBook - Martinismo - EnG) - Saint-Martin, Louis-Claude de - The Red Book

(eBook - Martinismo - EnG) - Saint-Martin, Louis-Claude de - The Red Book

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Saint-Martin, Louis-Claude De - The Red Book
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The Red Book
by Louis-Claude de Saint-Martin.
 
1. Science is man's shame, because it let him feel all he has lost.
 
2.
Speech is the sword of man.
 
3.
All the tears of a man would not suffice to wash him.
 
4.
My life in this body is my penance.
 
5.
I shall pray Thee while I am healthy, so that Thou will not forgetme when I shall be sick.
 
6.
Nothing makes the soul indifferent as material prosperity.
 
7.
If you do good, you will gain all the knowledge.
 
8.
Thy Will be done, not mine.
 
9. It is true that women may be virgins, and that is the torment of the fivefold point.
 
10.
When has a man prayed enough?
 
11. 3 is to 4 as 7 is to 8. ::8::10::10:1::1:1, etc.
 
12. It is much simpler to deny His principle, than to follow it: somany ungodly men just do that.
 
13.
All men are prophets without knowing it.
 
14.
All the human gatherings are useless, because they don't have apresident.
 
15.
Trying to catch material things is like chewing nothing.
 
16. It is because of the two V that we have 5 fingers on each hand.
 
17.
The hope for death is the comfort of my days.
 
 
18.
Never say: the other life, because there is only one life.
 
19.
Do not complain, o man, that the ways of Wisdom are slow, thisis your sentence, and you cannot accomplish anything but with thetime.
 
22. There are only 4 operations in mathematics, from which onlythree figures may be derived.
 
23.
What are men stupid when they believe to be alive!
 
24.
Among the created things, nothing is born but by its opposite,this is the evidence of the unreal, where every thing is a copy.
 
25.
He doesn't want to be known, so we should let Him alone; this isthe safest way, and what pleases Him the most.
 
26. Begin the study of your lesson by the Moon.
 
27.
If reproduction was only a process, all forms in each specieswould be the same.
 
29.
The minor tone doesn't exist in nature: it is the result of five, ahuman invention.
 
30.
Purification is accomplished by getting closer to our being. Thosewho feel nothing cannot make reparation for any thing; they canonly further stain themselves.
 
33.
We are all widowers, our task is to get married again.
 
34. The sevenfold is a state of tension, rest is achieved only in thenumber 8.
 
37.
The father has three children, and that demonstrates thesuperiority of one above three.
 
38.
There is nothing worse than a bad prayer.
 
39.
Death is action, who can it give the idea of nothingness?
 
40.
What is, is further from us than what is not.
 
43.
A man should watch the desires of his soul, because they arepowerful and their strength may allow him to acquire.
 
 
44. Men use the real to worship the unreal, but the unreal was givento them to worship the real.
 
44.
Men use the real to worship the unreal, but the unreal was givento them to worship truth.
 
45.
One must be virtuous to love, and must love to pray.
 
46.
We should not search for him, we should wait for him in peace,in obedience, and with confidence.
 
47.
He that always follows the games of his spirit, claims in vain tobe happy.
 
49. The intellect is the telescope of the spirit.
 
51.
The Scriptures will never be justified by the letter.
 
52. The square is only the emblem of the children of the father, itderives all its properties only from them.
 
53.
Try, in all the circumstances of your life, to be greater than whatyou are doing.
 
54. In natural geometry, the whole is smaller than the sum of itsparts: 4 and 9 are smaller than 4.
 
55. Men make of their eyes the limit of their spirit, when they shouldonly give him guidance and a sign.
 
56.
It is a blessing for men that God couldn't create a world eternalas He is.
 
57.
A man shouldn't take another man for his best friend.
 
58.
There is no joy equal to the joy of Wisdom.
 
61.
Live only the life of your spiritual soul.
 
6
. The sins that man can forgive are dull sermons, at the best.
 
6
. As man cannot know death, death cannot know life.
 
65.
As life cannot know death, 59, death cannot know life, 60.
 

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