Amongst all the teeming masses of the earth, only this community of the Most Great Name is free and clear of human schemes and hath no selfish purpose to promote.
(‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Selections from the Writings of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, p. 70)
God, verily, is the best of schemers.
(Bahá’u’lláh, The Summons of the Lord of Hosts, p. 124)
Immersed in their selfish schemes, they are oblivious of the Divine decree.
(Bahá’u’lláh, Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh, p. 181)
They that have turned away from Me have schemed many a time, and acted deceitfully in divers ways.
(Bahá’u’lláh, Epistle to the Son of the Wolf, p. 161)
Your schemings cover you with shame.
(Bahá’u’lláh, Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh, p. 147-148)