You are the master of your own earthly destiny just as surely as you have the power to control your own thoughts. You may influence, direct, and eventually control your own environment, making your life what you want it to be.
While his heart still beats, while his flesh still moves, I cannot accept that a being endowed with will-power can give in to despair.
Where love reigns, there is no will to power; and where the will to power is paramount, love is lacking. The one is but the shadow of the other.
When a man has special knowledge and special powers like my own, it rather encourages him to seek a complex explanation when a simpler one is at hand.
What, then, do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot of yourselves, without revelation, admit the existence within you of anything but a power unknown to you of feeling and thinking.