"True magic is the art of influencing over our own interior nature"- Novalis
"Just like the Masters try to help us in everything possible, so the essence of the animals, (the elementals as known in Gnosis) can help us in many of our activities. Gnomes, elves, fairies, undine, nereids, from times long gone, are closer to us than we believe. We find them in every plant, every animal, every mineral that surrounds us"
"The Earthsea quartet "
- Ursula Le Guin
"There is no safety. There is no end. The word must be heard in silence. There must be
darkness to see the stars. The dance is always danced above the hollow place, above the
"For ony that is ours which we are willing to lose. That selfhood, our torment and glory, our
humanity, does not endure. It changes and it goes, a wave on the sea. Would you have the sea grow still and the tides cease to save one wave, to save yourself? Would you give up the craft of your hands, and the passion of your heart, and the hunger of your mind, to buy safety?"
"Real power, real freedom, would lie in trust, not force"