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A.I.N. Quotes Ov Intent:

These are random quotes compiled by Coyote 402 for inspiration and thought provokation... enjoy...

“Hidden in the labyrinth of the Alphabet is my sacred name, the SIGIL of all things unknown.
On Earth my kingdom is Eternity of DESIRE. My wish incarnates in the belief and becomes flesh, for, I AM THE LIVING TRUTH.”

- Austin Osman Spare, Anathema of Zos: The Sermon To The Hypocrites

“In fact, the ultimate speculation we can make about the nature of Divinity is that Divinity is NO-THING which we can know. In Hebrew, the word for no-thing (nothing) is AIN.”

-Donald Michael Kraig, Modern Magick

“Art is never decoration, embellishment; instead, it is a work of enlightenment. Art, in other words, is a technique for acquiring liberty.”

-Bruce Lee

“It is to be remembered that all art is magical in origin – music sculpture writing painting – and by magical I mean intended to produce very definite results.”

-William S. Burroughs, Essay on Brion Gysin in Contemporary Artists

“Recognition of the root meanings inherent in artistic endeavors can lead an individual to a source of great understanding and power.”

-R. Kirk Packwood, Memetic Magic

“If you’re going to do something, do it well, and leave something witchy. Leave a sign and let the world know that you were there.”

-Charles Manson

“Magical obsession is that state when the mind is illuminated by sub-conscious activity evoked voluntarily by formula at our own time, etc., for inspiration. It is the condition of Genius.”

-Austin Osman Spare, The Book of Pleasure

“I bring back the wizards and sorcerers the necromancers the magicians. I

practice witchcraft. I set up idols. With a sharp-edged sword I cut through the

crowded streets. Comets follow in my wake. Stars make obeisance to me. The moon uncovers her nakedness to me.”

-Harry Crosby, Assassin

“Practice is not concerned with metaphysical interpretations of reality, but rather with the tasks and the realizations that one can accomplish only by going “countercurrent” and by transforming oneself.”

-Julius Evola, The Yoga of Power

“I mistrust all systematizers and I avoid them. The will to a system is a lack of integrity.”

-Fredrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

“I do not seek redemption from the consequences of my sin. I seek to be redeemed from sin itself, or rather from the very thought of sin. Until I have attained that end, I shall be content to be restless.”

-Mohandas K. Gandhi, The Story of My Experiments with Truth

“Now a curse on Because and his kin!”

-Aiwass (Crowley), The Book of the Law

“Reality designing is a team sport.”

-Timothy Leary, Chaos & Cyberculture

“Sorcery: the systematic cultivation of enhanced consciousness or non-ordinary awareness & its deployment in the world of deeds & objects to bring about desired results.”

-Hakim Bey, Chaos: The Broadsheets of Ontological Anarchism

“Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the self-hood of every one of its members. The virtue in most request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.”

-Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature [italics added]

“When ya gotta go…Now we know what we are here for. We are not here to love fear and serve any old bearded but invisible thunder god. We are here to go.”

-Brion Gysin, Here To Go: Planet R-101

“For now is the time to construct the tools,

Their secrets hidden to blinded fools.

To curse, conjure, to chant and be free,

As a sorcerer born who holds the key.

It is time to visualize my own reality.”

-Nicholas Hall, Chaos & Sorcery

“Genuine love comes from knowledge, not from a sense of duty or guilt.”

-Alan Watts, The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are

“A seed is a unit of consciousness that has body, charge and intelligence and tends to develop from potential into the actual under proper conditions. Seeds are created, transmitted and earthed in order to achieve change – change in one’s world, life, or identity.”

-Jan Fries, Visual Magick

“Invoke often; enflame thyself with prayer.”

-Aleister Crowley

“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make our world.”

-The Buddha

“Chaos Magick can be understood as the discovery and application of effective techniques and scripts to maximize human design for living.”

-Phil Hine, Prime Chaos

“If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.”

-Thomas A. Edison

“And flags unfurled

She and the Sun

Are not of this world.”

-Harry Crosby, Ritual

“I stamp upon the floor. I whirl like dervishes. Colors revolve dressing and

undressing. I lash them with fury stark white with iron black harsh red with

blue marble green with bright orange and only gold remains naked. I roar with


-Harry Crosby, Assassin

“….THAT WONDERFUL first glance at anything which is fleeting but, if caught, suspires into great Art.”

--Austin Osman Spare, The Logomachy of Zos

“Fill now my soul with symbols of delight:

Soft voices and soft fingers and soft charms

And the perfume of the lotus in the night.”

-Harry Crosby, Water-Lillies

“The last possible deed is that which defines perception itself, an invisible golden chord that connects us: illegal dancing in the courthouse corridors.”

-Hakim Bey, Chaos: The Broadsheets of Ontological Anarchism

“Life is a cut-up.”

-William S. Burroughs

“Set patterns, incapable of adaptability, of pliability, only offer a better cage. Truth is outside of all patterns.”

-Bruce Lee

“Agents of chaos cast burning glances at anything or anyone capable of bearing witness to their condition, their fever of lux et voluptas.”

-Hakim Bey, Chaos: The Broadsheets of Ontological Anarchism

“Give me the death of my soul. Intoxicate me with self-love.”

-Austin Osman Spare, Anathema of Zos: The Sermon To The Hypocrites

“Throughout the ages, intelligent, affluent, ambitious, and just plain horny human beings have continually sought the alchemical grail – the true aphrodisiac.”

-Timothy Leary, Chaos & Cyberculture

“Sex means cheerfully giving up control to receive pleasure. The less sex, the more compulsion to control.”

-Timothy Leary, Chaos & Cyberculture

“Sexual arousal is all in the mind.”

-Timothy Leary, Chaos & Cyberculture


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