Let it not be forgotten that goodwill towards mankind does not exclude goodwill towards oneself. The way of martyrdom, of dying uselessly for others, is the way of emotional mysticism. The way of service, of living usefully for others, is the way of rational philosophy.
- From The Notebooks of Paul Brunton, volume 3
- Category 2: Overview of Practices Involved
- Chapter 8: The Quest and Social Responsibility
- Number: 149