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Categories: Chapter I - The Twin-Verses
Books: Mastery of Self

A point has neither length, breadth, nor thickness Move it in

thought any distance in one direction, and you have the line Move

the line FROM its direction any distance, you have the surface

Move the surface OUT of its plane any distance, you have the

solid Thus you have obtained length, breadth, thickness, line,

surface, solid, motion, space, time, number, structure, body, and,

in the attention, mind,--and
scores of other factors (study out a

long list),--by means of that which has no length, no breadth, no


The real YOU is that point YOU move and describe a line of life

This line, repeated, becomes habit, which moved through time,

makes conduct, and right conduct, projected through life, yields


If you live only on surface I, you are mere animal If you

project, that surface through to III, you are a fine moral person

If you project surface II through to surface IV, you are magnetic

If you combine these solids, YOU are the Ideal Pyramid, "_I_ AM