What could you do with all the time you've been throwing away?
What could you do with all the time you've been throwing away?
Aleister Crowley was born in 1875 in Leamington, Warwickshire. His father was a wealthy brewer and his mother, an artist. He had three brothers and one sister.
He grew up with a great appreciation for art but he also loved adventure which is what led him to study theology at Cambridge University from the age of 17.
Crowley became interested in exploring mysticism while studying religion because he wanted to understand how it could help people reach enlightenment.
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ALEISTER CROWLEY QUOTES ON SCIENCE
Practically, Science is true; and Faith is foolish. — Aleister Crowley
We place no reliance On virgin or pigeon; Our Method is Science, Our Aim is Religion. — Aleister Crowley
The old spelling MAGICK has been adopted throughout in order to distinguish the Science of the Magi from all its counterfeits. — Aleister Crowley
Indubitably, magic 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
Magick is the Science of understanding oneself and one’s conditions. It is the Art of applying that understanding in action. — Aleister Crowley
Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness. — Aleister Crowley
Magick is the science and art of causing change to occur in conformity with the Will. — Aleister Crowley
Your kiss is bitter with cocaine. — Aleister Crowley
ALEISTER CROWLEY QUOTES ON LIFE
The man who denounces life merely defines himself as the man who is unequal to it. — Aleister Crowley
Tell the truth, but lead so improbable a life that the truth will never be believed. — Aleister Crowley
Magick is the Art of Life itself. — Aleister Crowley
We must conquer life by living it to the full, and then we can go to meet death with a certain prestige. — Aleister Crowley
Paganism is wholesome because it faces the facts of life. — Aleister Crowley
The average man cannot believe that an artist may be as serious and highminded an observer of life as the professed man of science. — Aleister Crowley
You can only accomplish your object in life by complete disregard of the opinions of other people. — Aleister Crowley
I do not think we were afraid of death; life had become such an infinitely boring alternation between a period of stimulation which failed to stimulate and of depression which hardly even depressed. — Aleister Crowley
Alas the Master; so he sinks in death. But whoso knows the mystery of man Sees life and death as curves of the same plan — Aleister Crowley
I am inclined to agree with the Head Master of Eton that pæderastic passions among schoolboys ‘do no harm’; further, I think them the only redeeming feature of sexual life at public schools. — Aleister Crowley
The people who have really made history are the martyrs. — Aleister Crowley
ALEISTER CROWLEY QUOTES ON LIGHT
Anything which throws light upon the Universe, anything which reveals us to ourselves, should be welcome in this world of riddles. — Aleister Crowley
Astrology has no more useful function than this, to discover the inmost nature of a man and to bring it out into his consciousness, that he may fulfil it according to the law of light. — Aleister Crowley
I believe in one Gnostic and Catholic Church of Light, Life, Love and Liberty, the Word of whose Law is THELEMA . — Aleister Crowley
Light, Life and Love are like three glow–worms at thy feet: the whole universe of stars, the dewdrops on the grass whereon thou walkest! — Aleister Crowley
Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people. — Aleister Crowley
Invoke often! Inflame thyself with prayer! — Aleister Crowley
There is a splendour in my name hidden and glorious, as the sun of midnight is ever the son. — Aleister Crowley
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ALEISTER CROWLEY QUOTES ON THE SOUL
The Holy Guardian Angel is the spiritual Sun of the Soul of the Adept. — Aleister Crowley
Sex is the sacred song of the soul; Sex is the sanctuary of Self. — Aleister Crowley
I was in the death struggle with self: God and Satan fought for my soul those three long hours. God conquered–now I have only one doubt left–which of the twain was God? — Aleister Crowley
Toronto as a city carries out the idea of Canada as a country. It is a calculated crime against the aspirations of the soul and the affection of the heart. — Aleister Crowley
Like clouds in rain, like seas Exultant as they roll, We mix in ecstasies, And, as breeze melts in breeze, Thy soul becomes my soul. — Aleister Crowley
This Universe is a wild revel of atoms, men, and stars, each one a Soul of Light and Mirth, horsed on Eternity. — Aleister Crowley
Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another. — Aleister Crowley
ALEISTER CROWLEY QUOTES ON TRUTH
Truth! Truth! Truth! crieth the Lord of the Abyss of Hallucinations — Aleister Crowley
The sin which is unpardonable is knowingly and wilfully to reject truth, to fear knowledge lest that knowledge pander not to thy prejudices. — Aleister Crowley
What is the meaning of Initiation? It is the Path to the realisation of your Self as the sole, the supreme, the absolute of all Truth, Beauty, Purity, Perfection! — Aleister Crowley
It is the mark of the mind untrained to take its own processes as valid for all men, and its own judgments for absolute truth. — Aleister Crowley
ALEISTER CROWLEY QUOTES ON NECESSARY
The more necessary anything appears to my mind, the most certain it is that I only assert a limitation. — Aleister Crowley
What is necessary is not to seek after some fantastic ideal, utterly unsuited to our real needs, but to discover the true nature of those needs, to fulfill them, and rejoice therein. — Aleister Crowley
It is necessary, in this world, to be made of harder stuff than one’s environment. — Aleister Crowley
Morality can muddle mystical understanding and virtue is only necessary in so far as it favours success. All wisdom must be encompassed in order to achieve enlightenment. — Aleister Crowley
It is only necessary to destroy in oneself the roots of those motives which determine a man’s course, in order to enjoy the omnipotence and immunity of a god. — Aleister Crowley
It is necessary that we stop, once for all, this ignorant meddling with other people’s business. Each individual must be left free to follow his own path. — Aleister Crowley