We were dismayed by his [Mírzá Yahyá ] deceitfulness -- nay, bewildered were all things visible and invisible.

Bahá’u’lláh, The Summons of the Lord of Hosts, p. 16

The Truth is easy to understand although the outward forms in which it is expressed bewilder the intelligence. As men grow they see the futility of man-made forms and despise them. Therefore many leave the churches, because the latter often emphasize the external only.

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in London, p. 57