"Whether it is through intellectual insight, mystical illumination or merely the inexorable process of evolution, we will all ultimately attain the 'Great Work' of which the alchemists wrote – the perfection of spirit and union with our source."
"All parts of the world communicate with one another and form one whole." Agrippa Von Nettesheim
"The apparently opposing elements of the physical world in reality are interdependent and make up an integrated whole."
"The worse things appear to be, the more we must fervently embrace the hope of the light which will follow." Sir George Trevelyan (b. 1906)
"Life is not a riddle to be solved, it is a mystery to be lived. It is a deep mystery, so trust and allow yourself to enter it." Osho (1931-1990)
"To be free, we have only to discover our true nature."
"The consciousness of mankind is being prepared for great leaps and discoveries – in a gentle way wherever possible…God is giving man a great change…..Now man must choose." Mother Meera (b. 1960)
"A bunch of flowers shining with their own inner light – Those folds – what a labyrinth of endlessly significant complexity! … I was seeing what Adam had seen on the morning of his own creation – the miracle, moment by moment, of naked existence." Aldous Huxley
"Stay at the centre of the circle and let all things take their course." Lao-Tzu
"Behind the veil of all mystical allegories of ancient doctrines [teachings], behind the darkness and strange ordeals of all initiations, under the seal of all sacred writings…in the cryptic emblems of our old books on alchemy, in the ceremonies practised at reception by all secret societies, there are found indications of a doctrine which is everywhere the same." Eliphas Levi (1810-1875)
"One is not alone, one is the entire history of mankind – if one knows how to read that history which is enshrined in one." Krishnamurti
"We believe that the future will be largely concerned with rediscovering and building our connectedness to each other, to nature and to the unseen spiritual realms, so that we become whole as individuals, as a species, even as a planet." Alex Walker, former Trustee, Findhorn Foundation
"Truth is not to be investigated as a thing external to us, and so only imperfectly known. It is within us." Plotinus, letter to Flaccus (260 ce)
"Love in all its aspects is the symbol of the Logos as One….Whosoever expresses Love, brings spirit, which is One, into manifestation." Dion Fortune
"Cultivate this attitude of Oneness between men of all creeds, all countries and all continents. That is the message of love that I bring." Sai Baba
"The essence of evolution is unification, and the manifestation of the unificatory principle is Love." Dion Fortune
"The Holy One, blessed be He, made Man by printing the image of the kingdom of heaven within him, which is the image of the All." The Zohar
"The source of all life is accessible to each of us at all times….there is an active intelligence in nature and in the planet itself."
"In the Kabbalah the Soul of Man is the mirror of God."
"Nature is God made manifest." Dion Fortune
"When all things are perceived as infinite and holy, what motive can we have for covetousness or self-assertion, for the pursuit of power or the drearier forms of pleasure." Aldous Huxley
"Within man there are great powers – powers of love, of healing, of clarity, that can lead man to liberation." Thucksey Rinpoche, Buddhist spiritual leader
"This planet of ours is a vital living thing. Mother Earth is literally a living, conscious being, a great living organism." Walter Ernest Butler (1898-1978)