Top 35 Gnostic Quotes

#1. Supposedly, going to war initiates you into this gnostic priesthood of people who've had a liminal experience forever separating them from civilians. Except ... you go there, and it is what it is. A form of human activity as varied as any other.

Phil Klay

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#2. I'm a Thelemite. I believe in Thelema, which is Crowley's so-called religion. There are some practitioners here who do something called the Gnostic Mass. I've been to that a few times, but basically, I'm a loner. I don't really need other people.

Kenneth Anger

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#3. The Gnostic Anthropology addresses the magnificence of the Being, your inner being.

Samael Aun Weor

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#4. Defeatist thoughts handicap persons from elevating their mechanistic life to superior states. The majority of persons consider themselves defeated even before beginning the struggle or the Gnostic esoteric work.

Samael Aun Weor

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#5. Gnostic politics is self-defeating in so far as its disregard for the structure of reality leads to continuous warfare.

Eric Voegelin

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#6. I believe in one Gnostic and Catholic Church of Light, Life, Love and Liberty, the Word of whose Law is THELEMA .

Aleister Crowley

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#7. Gnostic tales tell of the homesickness of the soul, its yearning for its own milieu ...

Thomas Moore

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#8. The idea that we are to be absorbed into the Deity is Gnostic in its origins and is quite antithetical to Christianity."

~R. Alan Woods [2006]

R. Alan Woods

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#9. The Gnostic needs a lot of patience because any act of impatience leads him to failure.

Samael Aun Weor

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#10. Have you by any chance an edition of St. Ignatius's treatise against the Gnostics?" he asked in a low clear voice.
The young assistant looked gravely back. "Not for sale, I'm afraid," he said. "Nor, if it comes to that, the Gnostic treatises against St. Ignatius."
"Quite," Anthony answered.

Charles Williams

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#11. I have ... had a disturbing dream in which I break through a cave wall near Nag Hammadi and discover urns full of ancient Coptic scrolls. As I unfurl the first scroll, a subscription card to some Gnostic exercise magazine flutters out.

Colin McEnroe

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#12. If we can believe in the Gnostic gospel of Thomas, old Uncle Jesus said, If you bring forth what is inside you, what you bring forth will save you. If you don't bring forth what is inside you, what you bring forth can destroy you.

Anne Lamott

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#13. Nestorian Christians argued that Jesus had two completely distinct natures - one human, the other divine - while Gnostic Christians, especially those called Docetists, claimed that Jesus only appeared to be human but was in fact fully God.

Reza Aslan

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#14. Thanks to the acuteness of his mind, he saw through the poverty of philosophical and Gnostic knowledge, and contemptuously rejected it.

Carl Jung

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#15. Dearest friend, do you not see All that we perceive Only reflects and shadows forth What our eyes cannot see. Dearest friend, do you not hear In the clamor of everyday life Only the unstrung echoing fall of Jubilant harmonies. Vladimir Soloviev, Russian Gnostic and philosopher, 1892

J. Lincoln Fenn

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#16. As Jung says more clearly of Christ: This Gnostic Christ ... symbolizes man's original unity and exalts it as the saving goal of his development. By composing

C. G. Jung

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#17. If you bring forth that which is within you, Then that which is within you Will be your salvation. If you do not bring forth that which is within you, Then that which is within you Will destroy you. - THE GNOSTIC GOSPELS

Peter A. Levine

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#18. Man was not put on this planet to toil in the mud. Or the god who put us on this planet to toil in the mud is no god I want to have any part of. It's some kind of gnostic demon. It's some kind of cannibalistic demiurge that should be thoroughly renounced and rejected.

Terence McKenna

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#19. Gnostic teachings speak of the reality and power of evil and its fundamental presence throughout manifest existence. They declare that while we may not be able to rid the world or ourselves of evil, we may, and indeed will, rise above it through gnosis.

Stephan A. Hoeller

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#20. The Gnostic only can wake up to the true state of Illumination by understanding and disintegrating dreams.

Samael Aun Weor

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#21. Perhaps because alchemy combines the ancient, Gnostic focus on the immaterial and transcendent soul, or spark, with the modern, scientific-like focus on the transformation of worldly matter, it serves to connect the two. Despite his professed closer kinship to alchemy,

C. G. Jung

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#22. The Gnostic (Knowing) Christians understood these principles being taught by Jesus that were hidden away in so many ingenious ways. The ruling classes at the time feared the true teachings of Jesus. These teachings had been relayed to the disciples and they performed many miracles with them.

Lee Vickers

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#23. Those with a low view of the Bible should not attempt listening prayer, for it can lead into dangerous gnostic listening.

Leanne Payne

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#24. I would call myself a Gnostic. Which means, I'm interested in pursuing and understanding the spiritual nature of things. A Gnostic is somebody seeking knowledge of that aspect of reality.

Robert Crumb

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#25. Patience is the Gnostic's scale and the humble the garden's door.

Samael Aun Weor

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#26. I guess, in a very real sense, I'm a Gnostic. I had been looking all my life for some great mystery ... I think somewhere deep in my mind is the notion that if I could learn just the right thing, I would be saved.

Whitfield Diffie

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#27. Some people, including some who wanted to think of themselves as followers of Jesus, took exactly that line. We can watch the process taking place in the so-called Gnostic gospels (books like the Gospel of Thomas).

N. T. Wright

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#28. The French Revolution has been the highest wave of the Gnostic tide.

Nicolas Gomez Davila

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#29. According to Gnostic teaching, the world is a mixture of the seeds of light and of darkness. Though it is impossible to distinguish between them now, in the fullness of time they will separate naturally, as ordained.

Stephan A. Hoeller

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#30. About the gnostic writers themselves and the setting in which they lived we know little, although gnostic Christians were influential enough to be denounced at length.

Elaine Pagels

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#31. I forgot that I was the son of kings, and served their king


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#32. 64. I am the blue-lidded daughter of Sunset; I am the naked brilliance of the voluptuous night-sky.

Aleister Crowley

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#33. If we fail to understand the biblical story of Jesus, we will compromise our prophetic interpretations of the end-times. And that's exactly what we've done.

Eli Of Kittim

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#34. The question concerning Jesus: do you want to know the real story, or just the allegory?

Eli Of Kittim

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#35. Love is an involuntary gift that manifests unplanned.

Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi

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