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Isis Unveiled
Helena P. Blavatsky

1 "A person's idea of God is that image of blinding light that he sees reflected in the concave mirror of his own soul."

2 "The soul, which is immortal, has an arithmetical, as the body has a geometrical, beginning. This beginning, as the reflection of the great universal Archaeus, is self-moving, and from the centre diffuses itself over the whole body of the microcosm."

3 "You have in yourself something similar to God, and therefore use yourself as the temple of God."

4 "The unity of God, the immortality of the spirit, belief in salvation only through our works, merit and demerit; such are the principal articles of faith of the Wisdom-religion."

5 "One is the Spirit of the living God, blessed be His Name, who lives forever!" 'Sepher Jezireh', the kabalistic Book of Creation

6 "God blesses equally every beast of the field and every living creature, in the water as in the air, and He endows them all with life, which is a breath of His own Spirit."

7 "Every particle contains God within itself."

8 "He (Christ) termed himself the son of God, but took care to assert repeatedly that they were all the children of God….in preaching this, he repeated a doctrine taught ages earlier by Hermes, Plato, and other philosophers."

9 "Harmony in the physical and mathematical world of sense, is justice in the spiritual one."

10 "Space is not an empty void, but a reservoir filled with the models of all things that ever were, that are, and that will be."

11 "The love of truth is inherently the love of good; and so predominating over every desire of the soul, purifying it and assimilating it to the divine, thus governing every act of the individual, it raises humanity to a participation and communion with Divinity."

12 "The human spirit is so great a thing that no one can express it; as God is eternal and unchangeable, so also is the spirit of humanity." Paracelsus

13 "God is in all things, as the ancients have observed it with a worthy correctness."

14 "Matter is nothing more than the.. effect of the emanative energy of the Deity."

15 "Deity is the central and immortal germ of all that exists in the universe."

16 "There is a Supreme God who produced in his own mind a 'paradeigma' of all things."

17 "There is an intelligence or mind, the first principle of all principles, the Supreme Idea on which all other ideas are grounded; the Monarch and Lawgiver of the universe; the ultimate substance from which all things derive their being and essence, the first and efficient Cause of all the order, and harmony, and beauty, and excellency, and goodness, which pervades the universe."

18 "There never was nor ever will be a truly philosophical mind, whether of Pagan, Jew or Christian, but has followed the same path of thought. Gautama-Buddha is mirrored in the precepts of Christ; Paul and Philo Judaeus are faithful echoes of Plato, and Ammonius Saccas and Plotinus won their immortal fame by combining the teachings of all these grand masters of true philosophy. 'Prove all things; hold fast that which is good,' ought to be the motto of all brothers on earth."

19 "There is but one Magnet in the universe, and from it proceeds the magnetization of everything existing."

20 "Simple common sense precludes the possibility that the universe is the result of mere chance."

21 "There is a canon of interpretation, which should guide us in our examinations of every philosophical opinion: The human mind has, under the necessary operation of its own laws, been compelled to entertain the same fundamental ideas, and the human heart to cherish the same feelings in all ages."

22 "The myth is the undisclosed thought of the soul. The characteristic trait of the myth is to convert reflection into history."

23 "The human mind has, under the necessary operation of its own laws, been compelled to entertain the same fundamental ideas, and the human heart to cherish the same feelings in all ages."

24 "The magnetism of pure love is the originator of every created thing."

25 "Every imagination of humanity comes through the heart, for this is the sun of the microcosm, and out of the microcosm proceeds the imagination into the great world….the imagination of humanity is a seed."

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite