paracelsus Quotes

Often the remedy is deemed the highest good because it helps so many.
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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.
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Fasting is the greatest remedy- the physician within.
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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.
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The highest degree of a medicine is Love.
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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.
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In every human being there is a special heaven, whole and unbroken.
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The human body is vapor materialized by sunshine mixed with the life of the stars.
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All things are poisons, for there is nothing without poisonous qualities. It is only the dose which makes a thing poison.
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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.
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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.
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The beginning of wisdom is the beginning of supernatural power.
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Dreams must be heeded and accepted. For a great many of them come true.
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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.
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All that man needs for health and healing has been provided by God in nature, the Challenge of science is to find it.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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— Paracelsus
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.
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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.
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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.
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Could we but rightly comprehend the mind of man, nothing would be impossible to us upon the earth.
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Every body consists of three ingredients. The names of these are Sulphur, Mercury, and Salt.
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The art of medicine has its roots in the heart.
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The main reason for healing is love.
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— Paracelsus
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.
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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.
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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.
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Man is ill because he is never still.
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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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Anyone who imagines that all fruits ripen at the same time as the strawberries knows nothing about grapes.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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A little bit of beer is divine medicine.
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— Paracelsus
All things are poisons. It is simply the dose that distinguishes between a poison and a remedy.
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