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Revelations: The Wisdom of the Ages
Paul Roland
Prophetic visions and wisdom to guide us through the 21st century

1 "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)

2 "Nature is God made manifest." Dion Fortune

3 "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)

4 "To be free, we have only to discover our true nature."

5 "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)

6 "All parts of the world communicate with one another and form one whole." Agrippa Von Nettesheim

7 "Stay at the centre of the circle and let all things take their course." Lao-Tzu

8 "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)

9 "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."

10 "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

11 "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

12 "In the Kabbalah the Soul of Man is the mirror of God."

13 "The apparently opposing elements of the physical world in reality are interdependent and make up an integrated whole."

14 "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."

15 "Within man there are great powers – powers of love, of healing, of clarity, that can lead man to liberation." Thucksey Rinpoche, Buddhist spiritual leader

16 "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

17 "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

18 "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

19 "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

20 "The essence of evolution is unification, and the manifestation of the unificatory principle is Love." Dion Fortune

21 "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)

22 "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

23 "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)

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite