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    Often the remedy is deemed the highest good because it helps so many.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: help 
     
    All arts lie in man, though not all are apparent. Awakening brings them out. To be taught is nothing; everything is in man waiting to be awakened.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: men  lies  awakening 
     
    Fasting is the greatest remedy- the physician within.
    — Paracelsus
    What we should be after death, we have to attain in life, i.e. holiness and bliss. Here on earth the Kingdom of God begins.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: death  earth  god 
     
    The highest degree of a medicine is Love.
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    tags: medicine 
     
    However, anyone to whom this happens should not leave his room upon awakening, should speak to no-one, but remain alone and sober until everything comes back to him, and he recalls the dream.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: alone  awakening  dreams 
     
    In every human being there is a special heaven, whole and unbroken.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: human  heaven 
     
    The human body is vapor materialized by sunshine mixed with the life of the stars.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: human  star  body 
     
    All things are poisons, for there is nothing without poisonous qualities. It is only the dose which makes a thing poison.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: quality 
     
    Men who are devoid of the power of spiritual perception are unable to recognize anything that cannot be seen externally.
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    Truly it has been said that there is nothing new under the sun, for knowledge is revealed and is submerged again, even as a nation rises and falls. Here is a system, tested throughout the ages, but lost again and again by ignorance or prejudice, in the same way that great nations have risen and fallen and been lost to history beneath the desert sands and in the ocean depths.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: age  lost  ocean  prejudice  ignorance 
     
    It should be forbidden and severely punished to remove cancer by cutting, burning, cautery, and other fiendish tortures. It is from nature that the disease comes, and from nature comes the cure, not from physicians.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: nature  forbidden 
     
    The beginning of wisdom is the beginning of supernatural power.
    — Paracelsus
    Dreams must be heeded and accepted. For a great many of them come true.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: true  dreams 
     
    Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plasters; it deals with the very processes of life, which must be understood before they may be guided.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: process  medicine 
     
    All that man needs for health and healing has been provided by God in nature, the Challenge of science is to find it.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: health  nature  men  challenge  god  healing 
     
    We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: time  real 
     
    It is said that a wise man rules over the stars, but this does not mean that he rules over the influences which come from the stars in the sky. It means that he rules over the powers which exist in his own constitution.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: men  power  star  influence  sky  rules  wise 
     
    Every physician must be rich in knowledge, and not only of that which is written in books; his patients should be his book, they will never mislead him.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: book 
     
    The universities do not teach all things ... so a doctor must seek out old wives, gypsies, sorcerers, wandering tribes, old robbers, and such outlaws and take lessons from them. A doctor must be a traveller . . . Knowledge is experience.
    — Paracelsus
    Man is a microcosm, or a little world, because he is an extract from all the stars and planets of the whole firmament, from the earth and the elements; and so he is their quintessence.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: men  world  earth  star 
     
    Poison is in everything, and no thing is without poison. The dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy.
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    The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: nature  healing  mind 
     
    Could we but rightly comprehend the mind of man, nothing would be impossible to us upon the earth.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: men  earth  impossible  mind 
     
    Every body consists of three ingredients. The names of these are Sulphur, Mercury, and Salt.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: body 
     
    The art of medicine has its roots in the heart.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: heart  medicine 
     
    The main reason for healing is love.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: healing 
     
    The spirit is the master; imagination the tool, and the body the plastic material ...The power of the imagination is a great factor in medicine. It may produce diseases in man and in animals, and it may cure them ..Ills of the body may be cured by physical remedies or by the power of the spirit acting through the soul.
    — Paracelsus
    From time immemorial artistic insights have been revealed to artists in their sleep and in dreams, so that at all times they ardently desired them.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: time  sleep  insight  dreams  artist 
     
    When a man undertakes to create something, he establishes a new heaven, as it were, and from it the work that he desires to create flows into him... For such is the immensity of man that he is greater than heaven and earth.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: desires  men  work  earth  heaven 
     
    Man is ill because he is never still.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: men 
     
    What the eyes perceive in herbs or stones or trees is not yet a remedy; the eyes see only the dross.
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    tags: eyes 
     
    Anyone who imagines that all fruits ripen at the same time as the strawberries knows nothing about grapes.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: time  imagine 
     
    All numbers are multiples of one, all sciences converge to a common point, all wisdom comes out of one center, and the number of wisdom is one.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: wisdom 
     
    For it is we who must pray for our daily bread, and if He grants it to us, it is only through our labour, our skill and preparation.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: pray 
     
    Medicine is not merely a science but an art. The character of the physician may act more powerfully upon the patient than the drugs employed.
    — Paracelsus
    Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: rules  music  instinct 
     
    Magic has power to experience and fathom things which are inaccessible to human reason. For magic is a great secret wisdom, just as reason is a great public folly.
    — Paracelsus
    A little bit of beer is divine medicine.
    — Paracelsus
    tags: divine  medicine 
     
    All things are poisons. It is simply the dose that distinguishes between a poison and a remedy.
    — Paracelsus
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    paracelsus
    Birth    : December 17, 1493
    Death  : September 24, 1541
    Occupation  : Physician