"As fond as I was of hunting on earth
I now feel almost disgusted at the idea of taking the lives
of innocent little birds."
"We can have a long walk in the country,
and meet a friend whom we have not seen for a long time. We
all smell the same aroma of the flowers and the fields as
you do. We gather the flowers as you do."
"In some communities a group of men have
created replicas of particular models of automobiles, and
they ride them around and about for sport and pleasure. In
other communities there are lakes, and there are boats on
the lakes, and the many get in the boats and sail around in
the same manner as if they were right back here on the earth
"I wish it could be realised that
there will be this opportunity for visiting and studying. It
is far superior to the hurried and often wearying sight-seeing
of earth. Those who wish to travel, but are bound by duty to
their homes, will be able, on arrival here, to visit all variety
of interesting places and to enjoy them fully. The inability
to travel, which so many on earth lament, would take a brighter
aspect if it were understood that the opportunity does not end
with bodily death, and that the pleasure is merely postponed."
"I go boating and golfing, but one
must not take life in any form, so I no longer fish."
"Floating upon this superb sea, some
close at hand-others standing a little way out, were the most
"It must be ever remembered that fun
and humor are not, and never will be, the sole prerogative of
inhabitants of the earth-plane, however much they may like to
claim a monopoly of them, and however much they may like to
deny us our lighthearted merriment. We shall continue to laugh
in spite of their possible disapproval!"
"I wished that I had cultivated the
acquaintance of some of those ladies who crochet and gossip
in this world as they crocheted and gossiped in yours. Do not
be shocked. Did you fancy that a lifelong habit could be laid
aside in a moment?"