Those who talk or write truth, but do not live it because they cannot, have glimpsed its meaning but not realized its power. They have not the dynamic balance which follows when the will is raised to the level of the intellect and the feelings. It is this balance which spontaneously ignites mystic forces within us, and produces the state called born again. This is the second birth, which takes place in our consciousness as our first took place in our flesh.
Source: The Notebooks of Paul Brunton