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16. Common Cold
November 28, 1930
For the child’s cold, give it a sun-bath. This will act a hot fomentation, harden the skin and cure the cold.
When once you have acquired the habit of keeping a full and proper account of your money, you do not find it in at all burdensome. On the other hand you realize its utility as you go on gathering experience. This has nothing to do with a quiet or not so quiet life. We should persist in the acquisition of the habit of doing how turbulent an atmosphere.
Message sent to Shri Duncan Greenlees, Head Master of the Theosophical High School, Madanapalle, on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of the school circa March 8, 1938]
Education is of no value which does not develop the character of boys and girls, and which does not evoke in them a passion for service, for without that passion all talk of freedom is moonshine.