Pagan Quotes

Inspirational Pagan Quotes

Pagan Quotes includes famous witches, poets, authors, scientists, philosophers, and indigenous people. See also: Pagan Definition and Goddess Quotes.

Pagan Quotes

Pagan Quotes

There is something pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything.

— George Gordon Byron

If we pursue a spiritual path in depth, then it changes who and what we are. There is no turning back. We can only move forward.

— Vivianne Crowley

No matter how important everything else is to magical success, belief is the most crucial.

— Dorothy Morrison

There is something pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything.

— Lord Byron

Truth, in matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived.

— Oscar Wilde

A room without books is like a body without a soul.

— Cicero

This planet is our home.
Our life and hers are interdependent.

— Doreen Valiente

Mythology is what we call someone else’s religion.

— Joseph Campbell

The majority of dysfunctions that arise and entrench themselves in our lives are caused because of preconditioned expectations and assumptions.

— Ly De Angeles

Give the Goddess her due, even when her due is grief.

— Darkovan proverb

Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.

— Ovid

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.

— Khalil Gibran

Man’s heart away from nature becomes hard.

— Standing Bear

There is no place for grief in a house which serves the Muse.

— Sapphos

The good part of Christmas is not always Christian — it is generally Pagan; that is to say, human, natural.

— Robert G. Ingersoll

A wee child toddling in a wonder world, I prefer to their dogma my excursions into the natural gardens where the voice of the Great Spirit is heard in the twittering of birds, the rippling of mighty waters, and the sweet breathing of flowers. If this is Paganism, then at present, at least, I am a Pagan.

— Zitkala-Sa

In Witchcraft, each of us must reveal our own truth.

— Starhawk

Myths are things that never happened but always are.

— Sallustius, 4th-century writer of Hellenic paganism

God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.

— Voltaire

Magickal experiences are intuitive experiences felt at the spiritual level.

— Ellen Dugan

Make no mistake about it, magick is an art form, and every true magician is an artist.

— Lon Milo DuQuette

Carpe Diem!

— Horace

There are some situations even a half-Sidhe grand wizard can’t fix.

— Ellen Cannon Reed

So many people throughout my life have told me who I am, what I must do, what I can’t do, what I have to complete, and what I will never be able to accomplish…and then I met the Goddess.

— Amythyst Raine Hatayama

The gods too are fond of a joke.

— Aristotle

The fewer our wants the more we resemble the Gods.

— Socrates

We are the possibilities and the unshattered dream, we are what gives life magick.

— Raven Grimassi

A religion without a goddess is halfway to atheism.

— Dion Fortune

The authentic pagan has no need of religion because, whatever religion can provide, he already has it.

— Osho

Let My worship be in the heart that rejoices, for behold — all acts of love and pleasure are My rituals.

— Doreen Valiente, Charge of the Goddess

No day shall erase you from the memory of time.

— Virgil

Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!

— William Butler Yeats

Religion is about creation, and for that reason religion should be about the earth.

— Laurie Cabot

The witches are firm believers in reincarnation, and they say that ‘once a witch always a witch.

— Gerald Gardner

Time is artificial.

— Sybil Leek

Salt is born of the purest of parents: the sun and the sea.

— Pythagorus

The happiest man is he who learns from nature the lesson of worship.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sleep is the best meditation.

— Dalai Lama

The first time I called myself a ‘Witch’ was the most magical moment of my life.

— Margot Adler, Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America

Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself.

— Henry David Thoreau

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.

— Frank Lloyd Wright

The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.

— Zeno

Magic is not a practice. It is a living, breathing web of energy that, with our permission, can encase our every action.

— Dorothy Morrison

Human beings are co-partners with deity in the project of being. This is the basis of all magic.

— Terence McKenna

Soon all of you immortals will be as dead as we are!
Come on then, what are you waiting for?
Have you run out of thunderbolts?

— Euripides, The Trojan Women

A green Yule makes a fat churchyard.

— Olde English proverb

The gods conceal from men the happiness of death, that they may endure life.

— Lucan

Smile at the Fates and you will feel less their Slave.

— Denise Sevier Fries, Parca’s Forsaken

Everything is the product of one universal creative effort. There is nothing dead in nature.

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Witchcraft … is a spiritual path. You walk it for nourishment of the soul, to commune with the life force of the universe,
and to thereby better know your own life.

— Christopher Penczak

A person should tend to the oak if they want to live under it.

— Egils’ Saga

The earth does not belong to us. We belong to the earth.

— Chief Sealth

Regard Heaven as your Father, Earth as your Mother, and All That Lives as your Brother and Sister.

— Native Wisdom

The poetry of the earth is never dead.

— John Keats

You are the spell the universe has cast.

— Phyllis Curott

Vocatus atque non vocatus deus aderit. – Called or not called, the god will be there.

— ancient Roman saying

The Supernatural is only the Natural disclosed.

— Emily Dickinson

The essence of independence has been to think and act according to standards from within, not without.

— Aleister Crowley

Never Again the Burning.

— Isaac Bonewits

Zeus does not bring all men’s plans to fulfillment.

— Homer

Paganism is the worship of life itself in its supreme mysteries of ecstasy and love.

— Jane Ellen Harrison

Neo-Paganism “is in its essence the worship of the powers of this world. Beautiful or terrible, but all in a circle under the turning sky above, which is One.

— C.A. Burland, Echoes of Magic (1972)

All over the sky a sacred voice is calling your name.

— Black Elk

We are not on this planet to ask forgiveness of our deities.

— Scott Cunningham

When we let go of believing we are superior, we open ourselves to the experience of living in the community of Nature.

— Philip and Stephanie Carr-Gomm

The Great Spirit is in all things, he is in the air we breathe. The Great Spirit is our Father, but the Earth is our Mother. She nourishes us, that which we put into the ground she returns to us….

— Big Thunder (Bedagi) Wabanaki Algonquin
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