If you really think about it, everything is wonderful in this world, everything except for our thoughts and deeds when we forget about the loftier goals of existence, about our human dignity.
If it is permitted to the enlightened but baffled Statesman, when deserted and fallen from his place, to appeal from the voices of the moment to the judgment of more impartial times, with what right can we call in question the loftier form of the same prophetic trust which looks to a present God rather than to future men?james martineau
Yagna Bhavana ( Desire to perform Yagna) – The Vedics had loftier ideals behind performing of yagna. They were performed to acquire wealth , progeny , health and glory . Apart from these, yagnas were also performed for social causes like social health, harvesting of bumper crop, optimum rainfall , progress , social wealth, well managed and strong government as well as for world peace.