Bahaullah; Husayn Ali Nuri

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Be reconciled among yourselves, that ye may need armaments no more save in a measure to safeguard your territories and dominions…. Should any one among you take up arms against another, rise ye all against him, for this is naught but manifest justice. Justice & Injustice
Do not concern yourself with politics and the world; your job is to connect the hearts to God. Religion & God
How vast the number of people who are well versed in every science, yet it is their adherence to the holy Word of God which will determine their faith, inasmuch as the fruit of every science is none other than the knowledge of divine precepts Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
If in the first group of people who have gathered, unanimity is not achieved, new people shall be added, after which a group equal in number to the Greatest Name or fewer or greater shall be chosen from their midst by lots; whereupon the consultation shall be renewed; whatever is the result shall be obeyed. If the second time opinions again differ, repeat the process a third time. This time obey the majority vote. Democracies & Republics
In our religion women are as men. Religion & God
In this Day the secrets of the earth are laid bare before the eyes of men. The pages of swiftly-appearing newspapers are indeed the mirror of the world. They reflect the deeds and the pursuits of diverse peoples and kindreds. They both reflect them and make them known. They are a mirror endowed with hearing, sight and speech. This is an amazing and potent phenomenon. However, it behooveth the writers thereof to be purged from the promptings of evil passions and desires and to be attired with the raiment of justice and equity. They should enquire into situations as much as possible and ascertain the facts, then set them down in writing. Media, Journalism & The Press
Knowledge is as wings to man's life, and a ladder for his ascent. Its acquisition is incumbent upon everyone. The knowledge of such sciences, however, should be acquired as can profit the peoples of the earth… Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
Knowledge is one of the wondrous gifts of God. It is incumbent upon everyone to acquire it. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
O kings of the earth! We see you increasing every year your expenditures, and laying the burden thereof on your subjects. This, verily, is wholly and grossly unjust . . . do not rob them to rear palaces for yourselves. Management & Managing Government
O Ye Rich Ones on Earth! The poor in your midst are My trust; guard ye My trust, and be not intent only on your own ease Economics, The Economy & Fiscal Affairs
Our purpose is to abolish war and bloodshed from the face of the earth War & Peace
Thou hast entrusted the reins of counsel into the hands of the representatives of the people. Thou, indeed, hast done well, for thereby the foundations of the edifice of thine affairs will be strengthened, and the hearts of all that are beneath thy shadow, whether high or low, will be tranquilized. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
We have been informed that thou hast forbidden the trading in slaves... This, verily, is what God hath enjoined in this wondrous Revelation. God hath, truly, destined a reward for thee, because of this. He, verily, will pay the doer of good, whether man or woman, his due recompense Religion & God ;Slaves, Slavery & The Slave Trade
We shall now cease using the eloquent language (Arabic) …. We would fain speak in the Persian tongue that perchance the people of Persia, one and all, may become aware of the utterances of the merciful Lord, and come forth to discover the Truth. Religion & God
What did it profit thee, and such as are like thee, to slay, year after year, so many of the oppressed, and to inflict upon them manifold afflictions, when they have increased a hundredfold . . . His [God's] Cause transcends any and every plan ye devise …. Know this much: Were all the governments on earth to unite and take My life and the lives of all who bear this Name [Bahai], this Divine Fire would never be quenched. Religion & God
Whenever any one of them [world leaders] hath striven to improve its country’s condition, his motive hath been his own gain Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising

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