Not our logical faculty, but our imaginative one is king over us.
I might say, priest and prophet to lead us to heaven-ward, or magician and wizard to lead us hellward.
Knowledge is power. Rather, knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -- broad, deep knowledge -- is to know true ends from false, and lofty things from low. To know the thoughts and deeds that have marked man's progress is to feel the great heartthrobs of humanity through the centuries; and if one does not feel in these pulsations a heavenward striving, one must indeed be deaf to the harmonies of life.
A homely face and no figure have aided many women heavenward.