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Encyclopedia of Ancient and Forbidden Knowledge
A collection of esoteric spirituality and folklore.

1 "The Alchemists…knew long ago that the whole Universe is one homogeneous whole and that we, being members of the whole, serve our ends best by living for others."

2 "The insufficiency of temporary channels does not lessen the fullness of the eternal fountain. The shortness of our sight and the narrowness of our horizon leave untouched the limitlessness of the Divine Wisdom."

3 "Love is a vivifying spirit which permeates all the world. It is a bond uniting the entire universe."

4 "Thoughts are free and are subject to no rule. On them rests the freedom of Man."

5 "The writers on Alchemy speak of a mysterious substance to which no name is given. It is said to be the cheapest thing in the world and costs nothing, yet it cannot be bought, but is actually given 'for nothing' to all….It is Grace."

6 "The Universe is boundless and unlimited, a circle whose circumference is everywhere."

7 "Man's wisdom is in no way subjugated, and is no one's slave; it has not renounced or surrendered its freedom." Paracelsus, 'Astronomia Magna' (1537)

8 "Spirit and Matter, as we know them, are but the duality of expression of the one great Deific principle."

9 "Ever onward, ever upward, forever and ever more! Eternal progression is the anthem of evolution."

10 "All our true, unselfish love for our fellow creatures will spring up like flowers at our feet, and help to aid and brighten our path."

11 "God permeates everything."

12 "As a Deific being, man possesses the attributes of eternal progression and immortal life."

13 "God is the matter and form of the universe. Everything exists in Him." Sefer Yetzirah

14 "Hope and faith are of the nature of love and expand the Soul."

15 "The whole Universe is filled with the pure, motionless, formless spirit of creative and pure Divinity."

16 "The grand spiral of evolutionary life is carried forward slowly, imperceptibly, but always progressively."

17 "The universe is one mighty, inconceivable medium."

18 "Man has the privilege and possesses the possibilities of choosing the good."

19 "Love, the motive power of all that lives and breathes, must be the guiding star of every disciple who has entered and is making progress upon the Path. It is not only his safety valve at every step of the way, but serves also to fathom the depths of the water surrounding him during his voyage."

20 "The sphere of undeveloped good in man's constitution must be developed."

21 "Nature emits a light, and by its radiance She can be known."

22 "The world Soul-Spirit animates all bodies."

23 "The holy spirit reveals itself in nature."

24 "Nothing depends upon chance; everything is regulated and guided in a world built on order."

25 "Life is the direct reflection of the transcendent Supreme."

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite