Aleister Crowley

1875 - 1947

A Quote by Aleister Crowley on truth and aspirations

Tell the truth, but lead so improbable a life that the truth will never be believed.

Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)

Source: Konx Om Pax

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A Quote by Aleister Crowley on morality and people

Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people.

Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)

Source: The Confessions of Aleister Crowley (1929)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Aleister Crowley on facts and life

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Paganism is wholesome because it faces the facts of life.

Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)

Source: The Confessions of Aleister Crowley (1929)

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A Quote by Aleister Crowley on lust, purity, and purpose

For pure will, unassuaged of purpose, delivered from the lust of result, is every way perfect.

Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)

Source: The Book of the Law, I:44 (1904)

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A Quote by Aleister Crowley on cleverness, magic, science, and wisdom

Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness.

Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)

Source: On Freudian theories, The Confessions of Aleister Crowley (1929)

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A Quote by Aleister Crowley on children, falsehood, and fear

Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another.

Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)

Source: The Confessions of Aleister Crowley (1929)

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A Quote by Aleister Crowley on change, death, eternity, exercise, experience, growth, idealism, joy, life, mankind, and mistakes

The joy of life consists in the exercise of one's energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal.

Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)

Source: The Confessions of Aleister Crowley (1929)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Aleister Crowley on difficulty, errors, judgment, opportunity, physics, and practice

Indubitably, Magick is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgment and practice than in any other branch of physics.

Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)

Source: The Confessions of Aleister Crowley (1929)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Aleister Crowley on angels, god, language, and magic

There is a single main definition of the object of all magical Ritual. It is the uniting of the Microcosm with the Macrocosm. The Supreme and Complete Ritual is therefore the Invocation of the Holy Guardian Angel; or, in the language of Mysticism, Union with God.

Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)

Source: Magick in Theory and Practice, chapter 1 (1929)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Aleister Crowley on facts, fighting, manners, morality, nature, and people

Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.

Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)

Source: The Confessions of Aleister Crowley (1929)

Contributed by: Zaady

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