‘Abdu’l-Baha (on human greatness and happiness)

“[T]he happiness and greatness, the rank and station, the pleasure and peace of an individual have never consisted in his personal wealth, but rather in his excellent character, his high resolve, the breadth of his learning, and his ability to solve difficult problems.”

                                                ‘Abdu’l-Baha Abbas, The Secret of Divine Civilization, an indispensable and criminally little-known 19th-century guide to the building of enlightened, progressive and sustainable societies. 

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