Inspirational Pagan Quotes, Sayings & Pictures
Inspirational Pagan Quotes
Throughout my years of reading and study, there have been certain quotes that have truly stuck with me and weave a web of inspiration and hope inside of my mind and soul. In this hub, I am simply going to share my list of the most inspirational Pagan quotes and sayings, accompanied by some of my favorite Pagan music and beautiful Pagan pictures.
Keep in mind that not all of the originators of these quotes are solely Pagan in religious nature; however, I have found these quotes to have purely Pagan undertones and purpose, and so I have included them in my list of inspirational Pagan quotes. For your reference, I will note next to each quote the originator's name and association with the Pagan community (if any).
Blessings to you all. May the Goddess and God smile upon you always.
"Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake." - Henry David Thoreau
"Good energy was never meant to be waisted on idiocy." - Silver RavenWolf (author of To Ride a Silver Broomstick and also a well-known PowWow Magician)
"Believe in the fairies that make dreams come true, believe in the wonder of the stars and the moon. Believe in the magic from the fairies above, they dance on the flowers and sing the songs of love. And if you just believe and always stay true, the fairies will be there to watch over you!" - Unknown
"Time Flies. Suns rise and shadows fall. Let time go by. Love is forever over all." - Chinese Fortune Cookie
"I will move in harmony with the seasons." - Unknown
"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 (Dakota Sioux Native)
"Time is artificial." - Sybil Leek (when alive she was England's Most Famous Witch, author of Life of a Witch)
"There is no death. Only a change in worlds." - Seattle Suquamish Chief
"Angels transcend every religion, every philosophy, every creed. In fact, angels have no religion as we know it...their existence precedes every religious system that has ever existed on earth." - St. Thomas Aquinas
"He who desires the soul, who plays with the soul, who makes love with the soul, who attains ecstasy in the soul, becomes his own master and wanders at will through the worlds." - Chandogya Upanishad
"The sound is fading away. It is of the five sounds...Freedom. The sound is fading away..." - Chippewa Song
"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 Tribe)
"I shall not be killed. I shall not be harried, I shall not be put in cell, I shall not be wounded, Neither shall Christ leave me in forgetfulness. No fire, no sun, no moon shall burn me, no water, no loch, no sea shall drown me. No arrow of fairy or dart of fay shall wound me, And I under the protection of Holy Mary, And my gentle foster mother, my beloved Bride." - from the Carmina Gadelica (a collection of Scottish songs, prayers, and verses in which Christian & Pagan elements mingle)
"I am the roar of the ocean. I am a powerful ox. I am a hawk on a cliff. I am a salmon in pools. I am a lake in a plain." - from the Song of Amergin (a Celtic poem)
"If you are to absorb with the trees, you may never find your way out of the forest." - Unknown
"To dwellers in a wood, almost every species has its voice, as well as its feature." - Thomas Hardy (author of Under the Greenwood Tree)
"I am not afraid. I was born to do this." - Joan of Arc (female French warrior who was burned at the stake - accused of heresy, though she did nothing but serve the church and her country).
"With nature's help, humankind can set into creation all that is necessary and life sustaining." - Hildegard of Bingen (Abbess, mystic, author, composer)
"If you weigh well the strength of the armies, and the causes of the war, you will see that in this battle you must conquer or die. This is a woman's resolve; as for men, they may live and be slaves." - Boudicca (Celtic Warrior Queen who fought the Romans)
"Within the heart of God is the heart of a mother." - Old Scottish Highland Saying
"Sometimes we have to travel to the edge of ourselves to find the center." - Buck Ghosthorse (Lakota Medicine Man)
"Trees have from time immemorial been closely associated with magic. These stout members of the vegetable kingdom may stand for as long as a thousand years, and tower far above our mortal heads. As such they are symbols and keepers of unlimited power, longevity, and timelessness. An untouched forest, studded with trees of all ages, sizes and types, is more than a mysterious, magical place - it is one of the energy reservoirs of nature. Within its boundaries stand ancient and new sentinels, guardians of the universal force which has manifested on the the Earth." - Scott Cunningham (revered author of many Pagan books)
"Books can lift our spirits, heal our wounds, steel our courage and strengthen our religious resolve." - Scott Cunningham
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