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About Aleister Crowley
Aleister Crowley was an English magician, writer and occultist.
He is the founder of the religion of Thelema. Its law is "Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Love is the law, love under will". He also wrote novels, poems and occult literature.
His Personal Life
He was a drug experimenter and a bisexual, while he is regarded as the wickedest man in the world and a satanist in pop culture.
He was married twice and he had 5 children.
He was ranked 73rd in a list with the "100 Greatest Britons" of all time!
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Famous quotes by Aleister Crowley
Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another.Aleister Crowley
I slept with faith and found a corpse in my arms on awakening I drank and danced all night with doubt and found her a virgin in the morning.Aleister Crowley
Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.Aleister Crowley
Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness.Aleister Crowley
The conscience of the world is so guilty that it always assumes that people who investigate heresies must be heretics just as if a doctor who studies leprosy must be a leper. Indeed, it is only recently that science has been allowed to study anything without reproach.Aleister Crowley
The joy of life consists in the exercise of one's energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal.Aleister Crowley
The people who have really made history are the martyrs.Aleister Crowley
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.Aleister Crowley
Aleister Crowley's Popularity
Aleister Crowley was a famous English magician, writer and occultist, who was born on October 12, 1875. As a person born on this date, Aleister Crowley is listed in our database as the 4th most popular celebrity for the day (October 12) and the 1st most popular for the year (1875).
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