"As Rosicrucian students we are not out to conquer the world. We are here to conquer ourselves. As we conquer ourselves and strengthen our weaknesses we are helping to strengthen the links in the chain of life. We all know that we do help or hinder those about us by the attitude we take toward them and life. Let us strive to develop our inner faculties and spiritual natures that through Right Thought, Right Speech, Right Feeling and Right Action we may help not only those immediately about us but stimulate and create harmonious mutual understanding, friendly feeling and constructive co-operation among all our associates."
- From A Way of Life for the Rosicrucian Student (1955) by One of the Brethren