Occult Sayings and Quotes

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


Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness.     

Aleister Crowley

I've often thought that there isn't any 'I' at all; that we are simply the means of expression of something else; that when we think we are ourselves, we are simply the victims of a delusion.     

Aleister Crowley

Black Magick is the process of self-transformation through an antinomian initiatory structure, Black meaning the hidden wisdom, power of darkness, dreams and staging the reality you wish and Magic being the process to ascend, become immortal in spirit     

Michael W. Ford

Remember that the Tarot is a great and sacred arcanum - its abuse is an obscenity in the inner and a folly in the outer. It is intended for quite other purposes than to determine when the tall dark man will meet the fair rich widow.     

Jack Parsons

The mystery religions were instituted in order to protect the marvels of the commonplace from those who would devalue them.     

Peter Redgrove

A Witch is a person who has honestly explored their light and has evolved to celebrate their darkness     

Dacha Avelin

Witches do not need to fix problems. Witches fix the energy around problems. Then the problems fix themselves.     

Dacha Avelin

Magic is an art; using reality and the world as its canvas.     

Dacha Avelin

You are the most powerful tool in your life. Use your energy, your thoughts and your magic wisely!     

Dacha Avelin

But sometimes change can be good! For instance, most occult scholars don't know this, but if you're bitten by a demon, and you live, you just might absorb some of the demon's abilities...     

Diablo Cody

Occult. The word in its original translation means 'hidden.' Therefore, the study of the occult.. Uh, therefore the study of the occult is the study of hidden knowledge. Today we're going to discuss it as it relates to.. resurrection.     

Julie Plec

This is black magic. This is hardcore. Don't mess with the occult.     

Julian Barratt

Parapsychology is the study of occult phenomena: happenings for which there's no rational explanation.     

Glen A. Larson

Yes, but the occult will always be with us, Chief Inspector. It reflects a part of our nature.     

Daniel Boyle

A little knowledge of the occult is dangerous. Unless it's used for good, disaster will follow its wake. That is Cosmic Law!     

Clarence Upson Young

There is no more foul or relentless enemy of man in the occult world, than this dead-alive creature spewed up from the grave.     

Guy Endore

In the very old days in Japan, there prevailed a belief that a betrayed woman could become possessed with an occult power, strong enough to curse her deceiver to death...     

Toru Mihara

There is a gap between what we know and what we feel. Many feel the occult can bridge that gap. It can take us beyond ourselves, to the infinite.     

Nevill Drury

They are malefic, negative and destructive. Their knowledge of the art of the occult gives them tremendous powers. They can change the course of events and people's lives, through harm.     

Dario Argento

There's no point wondering. I'm gonna find her. When I was a teenager, I started reading every book I could find on the occult. I taught myself spells, rituals, curses. I learned to conjure all kinds of dead things. Just not her. Not yet.     

Daniel Cerone

The occult, demonology, exorcisms. Just before my sister was committed, she became deeply paranoid. She started talking about demons, angels.      

Jamie Delano

In the early '30s, Adolf Hitler and his inner circle became obsessed with the occult, believing that the black arts were key to their plan for world domination.     

David Kajganich

I'm tired of travelling or fighting superstition and its many manifestations. Even though it was me who chose to debunk folklore and mysticism. Little did I know I'd end up being labelled as Patrick Galloway, the man with endless occult knowledge.     

Clive Barker

There is an occult explosion taking place in the western world / Girl on a mind trip, lost on the Midway / Sacrificed to the beat of bright boots / Taboos cut her star lust ways     

Buzz Mc Coy

Our youth and our beliefs in the occult / Your eyes glowed one last time in the dark / We’ll never really know who was at fault.     

Groulx Martine

A rare and most mysterious spring / (This most occult thing) / Is buried deep in the soul / (It's story never has been told)     

Clifford Brown

Oh when we see too recon the art occult that nothing can keep us down. / It's a dizzying feeling that's keeping us flying / Some glittering gauntlet, without even trying.     

Martin Gore

In the center of the earth a fire in the sky / The almighty nation is going down to die / Enter the gate to the ancient world / Lead by the occult science of the past and the mysterious Volk     

Alexander Krull

Come one, come all, and witness magic! / I introduce to you an occult sorcerer / Of the ancient craft of Necromancy / A caster of mind-bending illusion      

Joseph Bruce

Witness the keeper of arcane, wicked voodoo magic / A beguiler of spells, hexes, and curses / With the / help of potions, talismans, and ancient relics / From the forbidden realms of the Dark Carnival     

Joseph Bruce