Grail Quotes

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Erik Pevernagie
“We can always hope, but we must not live on hope. Let us step beyond expectations, and remain resilient. Let us breathe consciously without fright, striving to take over our grail of freedom. ("Expectations")”
Erik Pevernagie

Stephen King
“There was murder, there was rape, there were unspeakable practices, and all of them were for the good, the bloody good, the bloody myth, for the grail, for the Tower.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

John Matthews
“There is a common language, a mode of consciousness, almost a secret sign which can be read and recognized by all who are similarly engaged. Such realizations help fend off the feeling of isolation which can dog the steps of those who seek the Grail.”
John Matthews, At The Table Of The Grail: Magic And The Use Of The Imagination

Adriana Koulias
“Is it not by learning to read the book of nature with the eyes of faith that we come to recognize the drop of divinity that resides in our own souls though hidden, master? In the end is this not faith; to seek the light that takes us further, the light of Christ that brings that to which reason and knowledge alone can never raise itself? This is truth!”
Adriana Koulias, Temple of the Grail

Charles  Williams
“[...] the war between good and evil existed no longer, for the thing beneath the Graal was not fighting but vomiting.”
Charles Williams, War in Heaven
tags: grail

Georges Bataille
“Intimacy is never separated from external elements, without which it could not be signified. Where we think we have caught hold of the Grail, we have only grasped a thing, and what is left in our hands is only a cooking pot.”
Georges Bataille, The Accursed Share: An Essay on General Economy, Volume I: Consumption

Bernard Cornwell
“— Mas o que é que você faria com o Graal?

— Eu iria usá-lo.

— Para quê?

— Para livrar o mundo do pecado.

— Seria um trabalho notável, mas nem Cristo conseguiu realizá-lo.

— Você pára de eliminar ervas daninhas entre os vinhedos só porque elas sempre voltam a nascer?”
Bernard Cornwell, Heretic
tags: grail, sin

Bernard Cornwell
“-"I have kept the faith, Planchard."
-"Then you are the only man who has" Planchard said, "and it is an heretical faith."
-"They crucified Christ for heresy" Vexille said, "so to be named a heretic is to be one with Him.”
Bernard Cornwell, Heretic

Carl William Brown
“Life and art are nothing but associations of ideas and sorrows that nourish our illusory quest for the Holy Grail of human existence. It’s a mystery!”
Carl William Brown, Aforismi geniali di William Shakespeare.

John Cowper Powys
“I know now what the Grail is. It is the desire of the generations mingling like water with the Blood of Christ, and caught in a fragment of Substance that is beyond Matter! It is a little nucleus of Eternity, dropped somehow from the outer spaces upon one particular spot!”
John Cowper Powys, A Glastonbury Romance

“...I set down my lance, symbol of duty. I spurn those whom I love.
I relinquish all, and take up the tools of my quest.
No obstacle will stand before me. No plea for help shall find me wanting. No moon will look upon me twice lest I be judged idle.
I give my body, heart and soul to the Lady whom I seek...”
Anthony Reynolds, Bretonnia

“...That which is sacrosanct I shall preserve.
That which is sublime I will protect.
That which threatens, I will destroy.
For my holy wrath will know no bounds...”
Anthony Reynolds, Bretonnia