"The occultists of the ancient world had a most remarkable understanding of the principle of evolution. They recognized all life as being in various stages of becoming."

Manly P. HallThe Secret Teachings of All Ages (via hierarchical-aestheticism)

(Source: hyperboreanvoyager)

"My altars are the mountains and the ocean."

Lord Byron (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

"How do I stop being afraid? ‘Know that there is no safety anywhere. There never was and there never will be. Stop looking for it. Live with a fierce intent to waste nothing of yourself or life.’ There was one final message. ‘Turn fear around. Its other face is excitement."

Ann Shulgin ‘PiHKAL’

"There are poisons that blind you, and poisons that open your eyes."

August Strindberg (via begfordaddy)