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Poison is in everything, and no thing is without poison. The dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy.
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.
The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind.
All that man needs for health and healing has been provided by God in nature, the Challenge of science is to find it.
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.
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.
The human body is vapor materialized by sunshine mixed with the life of the stars.
The highest degree of a medicine is Love.
Dreams must be heeded and accepted. For a great many of them come true.
Fasting is the greatest remedy-- the physician within.
If we want to make a statement about a man's nature on the basis of his physiognomy, we must take everything into account; it is in his distress that a man is tested, for then his nature is revealed.
All things are poisons, for there is nothing without poisonous qualities. It is only the dose which makes a thing poison.
The beginning of wisdom is the beginning of supernatural power.
The ultimate cause of human disease is the consequence of our transgression of the universal laws of life.
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.
The art of medicine cannot be inherited, nor can it be copied from books
Men who are devoid of the power of spiritual perception are unable to recognize anything that cannot be seen externally.
Man is ill because he is never still.
This process is alchemy: its founder is the smith Vulcan.
I am different. Let this not upset you
In every human being there is a special heaven, whole and unbroken.
Thoughts create a new heaven, a new firmament, a new source of energy, from which new arts flow.
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.
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.
Anyone who imagines that all fruits ripen at the same time as the strawberries knows nothing about grapes.
Since nothing is so secret or hidden that it cannot be revealed, everything depends on the discovery of those things that manifest the hidden.
Whether wine is a nourishment, medicine or poison is a matter of dosage
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.
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.
Nothing is hidden so much that it wouldn't be revealed through its fruit.
The book of Nature is that which the physician must read; and to do so he must walk over the leaves.
Time is a brisk wind, for each hour it brings something new... but who can understand and measure its sharp breath, its mystery and its design?
All things are poisons. It is simply the dose that distinguishes between a poison and a remedy.
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.
Medicine rests upon four pillars - philosophy, astronomy, alchemy, and ethics.
A little bit of beer is divine medicine.
Every body consists of three ingredients. The names of these are Sulphur, Mercury, and Salt.
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.
This is alchemy, and this is the office of Vulcan; he is the apothecary and chemist of the medicine.
Women's regular bleeding engenders phantoms.
What the eyes perceive in herbs or stones or trees is not yet a remedy; the eyes see only the dross.
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.
The right dose differentiates a poison from a remedy
The main reason for healing is love.
Many have said of Alchemy, that it is for the making of gold and silver. For me such is not the aim, but to consider only what virtue and power may lie in medicines.
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.
Nature also forges man, now a gold man, now a silver man, now a fig man, now a bean man.
He who knows nothing, loves nothing. He who can do nothing understands nothing. He who understands nothing is worthless.
But is not He who created it for the sake of the sick body more than the remedy? And is not He who cures the soul, which is more than the body, greater?
Time is a brisk wind, for each hour it brings something new.