Aleister Crowley Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old aleister crowley quotes, aleister crowley sayings, and aleister crowley proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Indubitably, magic is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgment and practice than in any other branch of physics.     

Aleister Crowley

May the New Year bring you courage to break your resolutions early. My own plan is to swear off every kind of virtue, so that I triumph even when I fall.     

Aleister Crowley

Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another.     

Aleister Crowley

May the New Year bring you courage to break your resolutions early! My own plan is to swear off every kind of virtue, so that I triumph even when I fall!     

Aleister Crowley

May the New Year bring you courage to break your resolutions early. My own plan is to swear off every kind of virtue, so that I triumph even when I fall.     

Aleister Crowley

The supreme satisfaction is to be able to despise one's neighbor and this fact goes far to account for religious intolerance. It is evidently consoling to reflect that the people next door are headed for hell.     

Aleister Crowley

In the absence of willpower the most complete collection of virtues and talents is wholly worthless.     

Aleister Crowley

Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people.     

Aleister Crowley

In the absence of willpower the most complete collection of virtues and talents is wholly worthless.     

Aleister Crowley

The people who have really made history are the martyrs.     

Aleister Crowley

Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people.     

Aleister Crowley

What is it in absinthe that makes it a separate cult? The effects of its abuse are totally distinct from those of other stimulants. Even in ruin and in degradation it remains a thing apart: its victims wear a ghastly aureole all their own, and in their peculiar hell yet gloat with a sinister perversion of pride that they are not as other men.      

Aleister Crowley

It is as if the first diviner of absinthe had been indeed a magician intent upon a combination of sacred drugs which should cleanse, fortify and perfume the human soul.     

Aleister Crowley

Astrology has no more useful function than this, to discover the inmost nature of a man and to bring it out into his consciousness, that he may fulfill it according to the law of light.     

Aleister Crowley

Love is the only principle which makes life tolerable.     

Aleister Crowley

Intolerance is evidence of impotence.     

Aleister Crowley

Intolerance is evidence of impotence.     

Aleister Crowley

Black magic is not a myth. It is a totally unscientific and emotional form of magic, but it does get results — of an extremely temporary nature.     

Aleister Crowley

The pious pretense that evil does not exist only makes it vague, enormous and menacing.     

Aleister Crowley

Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people.     

Aleister Crowley