To him [the Sage], what seemeth the bright things of day to the mass, are known to be the things of darkness and ignorance and what seemeth dark as night to the many, he seeth suffused with the light of noonday.
There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
By Silence, the discretion of a man is known:;: and a fool, keeping Silence, seemeth to be wise.
God deemeth us upon our Nature-Substance, which is ever kept one in Him, whole and safe without end: and this doom is of His rightfulness. And man judgeth upon our changeable Sense-soul, which seemeth now one, now other, according as it taketh of the parts, and showeth outward. And this wisdom is mingled .