Esoteric Sayings and Quotes

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


The blunt large questions become connected to smaller, apparently esoteric ones.     

Alain De Botton

It is an esoteric doctrine of society, that a little wickedness is good to make muscle; as if conscience were not good for hands and legs.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Abstraction is an esoteric language.     

Eric Fischl

When you write about esoteric things, it can be way out there.     

James Van Praagh

Ideas do not need to be esoteric to be original or exciting.     

Paul Rand

Esoteric philosophy teaches that the physical form, the body, of the individual is made new at birth; but the soul is ancient, the stuff of stars.     

Normandi Ellis

All of the exoteric teachings are only designed to give you the type of life that will allow you to practice the esoteric teachings.     

Frederick Lenz

Philosophy is by its nature something esoteric, neither made for the mob nor capable of being prepared for the mob.     

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

When we become expert in something, our tastes grow more esoteric and complex.     

Malcolm Gladwell

We try more to profit from always remembering the obvious than from grasping the esoteric.     

Charlie Munger