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The Secret Doctrine
Helena P. Blavatsky

1 "There is a harmony of numbers in all nature; in the force of gravity, in the planetary movements, in the laws of heat, light, electricity, and chemical affinity, in the forms of animals and plants, in the perception of the mind." 'Medical Review', July 1844

2 "That which in modern phraseology is referred to as Spirit and Matter, is ONE in eternity as the perpetual cause, and it is…all that is, was, or will be, all that the imagination of man is capable of conceiving."

3 "As a spider throws out and retracts its web, as herbs spring up in the ground….so is the Universe derived from the undecaying One." Mandukya Upanishad

4 "Brahma IS this universe itself."

5 "This world is Brahma in Brahma, from Brahma….nothing further to be known." Vishnu Purana

6 "The one Universal Light is ever existent." Chaldean Book of Numbers

7 "The manifested Universe reflects itself in each of its Monads, as Leibnitz put it."

8 "In the manifold unity of universal life, the innumerable individualities distinguished by their variations, are, nevertheless, united in such a manner that the whole is one, and everything proceeds from Unity."

9 "The Past time is the Present time, as also the Future, which, though it has not come into existence, still is." 'Book of the 10,000 Precepts'

10 "Every one is a living mirror of the universe, every monad reflecting every other."

11 "The radical unity of the ultimate essence of each constituent part of compounds in Nature – from Star to mineral to Atom, from the highest to the smallest, in the fullest acceptation of the term, and whether applied to the spiritual, intellectual, or physical worlds – this is the one fundamental law."

12 "There is but One Universal Element, which is infinite, unborn, and undying, and all the rest – as in the world of phenomena – are but so many various differentiated aspects and transformations of that One, from cosmical down to microcosmical effects, from super-human to human and sub-human beings, the totality, in short, of objective existence."

13 "One is the One and All."

14 "The Law for the birth, growth, and decay of everything in Cosmos, from the sun to the glow-worm in the grass, is One."

15 "The whole Cosmos must necessarily exist in the One Source of energy from which this light emanates."

16 "Every monad reflects every other. Every monad is a living mirror of the Universe within its own sphere."

17 "From the One Life formless and uncreate, proceeds the Universe of lives."

18 "From the remotest times the Universal Soul or 'anima mundi', the material reflection of the Immateral Ideal, was the Source of Life of all beings."

19 "From one Soul, that of All, spring all the Souls, which spread themselves as if purposely distributed through the world." Stobaeus (ca. 5th century), Greek compiler of ancient fragments, 'Eclogae Physicae et Ethicae'

20 "Being is an endless cycle within the one absolute eternity, wherein move numberless inner cycles."

21 "Every speck and atom are in harmony with their fellow atoms, and these with the whole."

22 "The one divine Principle, the nameless That of the Vedas, is the universal Total."

23 "Brahma and the universe form one Being, each particle of which is in its essence Brahma himself, who proceeded out of himself."

24 "The whole world has been pervaded by the energy of the deity." Vishnu Purana

25 "Wise is he who holds to the golden mid-point, who believes in the eternal justice of things."

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite