At last, the tree of his longing yielded the fruit of despair, and the fire of his hope fell to ashes.
The Seven Valleys, p. 13
A lover feareth nothing and no harm can come nigh him: Thou seest him chill in the fire and dry in the sea.
The Seven Valleys, p. 9
Blessed are the steadfastly enduring, they that are patient under ills and hardships, who lament not over anything that befalleth them, and who tread the path of resignation....
Gleanings from the Writings of Baha'u'llah, p. 129
THE essence of these words is this: they that tread the path of faith, they that thirst for the wine of certitude, must cleanse themselves of all that is earthly -- their ears from idle talk, their minds from vain imaginings, their hearts from worldly affections, their eyes from that which perisheth.
Baha'u'llah, The Kitab-i-Iqan, p. 3