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Lamps of Western Mysticism
Arthur Edward Waite

1 "Our true self is a mirror which contains all things."

2 "We are dwelling already in that love which is wedded to its source in God."

3 "The centre of grace is everywhere and the circumference nowhere."

4 "Consciousness in eternal love is the state in which God is All in all."

5 "That One is the beginning and end of all."

6 "The driving power of the mind is love."

7 "The only excellent way is that of love in its activity towards all in God and God in all."

8 "Knowledge is an inward state of our own essential being."

9 "If it be asked what is the test of knowledge concerning Divine Will, there is one answer only, namely, that it becomes known in love."

10 "We are mind, desire and will, corresponding to the Great Mind, the Great Purpose and the all-embracing Love."

11 "God [is] All in all for all that lives and has its being in Him."

12 "Goodwill abides at the centre. This centre... is everywhere, and is hence, in a certain sense, to be found in all."

13 "Humanity ends where it began also, in the Divinity which is its home."

14 "Every urge of our activity is a mode of love and every dedication has love as the root thereof."

15 "The years of spiritual life on earth are as certain moons following conception, during which the form of divine desire is developed within us; and in due season we shall issue forth to see with our own eyes that which all things now foreshadow, all faiths make evident."

16 "The secret law which underlies manifested being is that of the Presence of God."

17 "The first realisable truth concerning the soul of man is the native nobility of that which can dream of union with God, can also attain it,…and by the experience of such attainment discovers that in the soul itself…is God realised and known in the sacred nature of things."

18 "The science of the soul is a science of active love."

19 "God is immanent in the soul, and we conceive Him also as abiding in the universe, or that cosmic order to which we belong and of which we form a part."

20 "Let us think…of the oneness to which all our nature testifies."

21 "The sign of life is in the symbolism; the life itself is in the grace behind the symbolism."

22 "The grace behind Nature is Divine Immanence, and we know that it flows in through all channels; it stands at the door and knocks; it is with us all days."

23 "He Who is everywhere, without change or shadow of vicissitude, is never absent."

24 "Goodness communicates its lights to men and remakes them to the likeness of His Sovereign Perfection."

25 "The Cosmic Christ…dwells within us. The realisation of His presence is by love."

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite