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Aleister Crowley – 8 Quotes

 

8 Quotes by Aleister Crowley

 

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


To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.

– Aleister Crowley


I slept with faith and found a corpse in my arms on awakening I drank and danced all night with doubt and found her a virgin in the morning.

– Aleister Crowley


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

– Aleister Crowley


The people who have really made history are the martyrs.

– Aleister Crowley


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


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

– Aleister Crowley


The conscience of the world is so guilty that it always assumes that people who investigate heresies must be heretics just as if a doctor who studies leprosy must be a leper. Indeed, it is only recently that science has been allowed to study anything without reproach.

– Aleister Crowley