“The Poet utters; the Thinker meditates; the Righteous acts; but they who stand upon the borders of the Divine World prays; and that prayer is word, thought, action, all in one!
Yes, prayer includes all, contains all… The universe belongs to those who will, who know, who pray; but they must will, must know, must pray; in a word, they must possess strength, wisdom, and faith…
Fruit of the laborious, progressive, continued development of natural
properties and faculties vitalized anew by the Divine Breath of the Word,
Prayer has occult activity; it is the final worship not the material worship of images, nor the spiritual worship of formulas but the worship of the Divine World.”
~Honoré de Balzac