Wicca Quotes

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Margot Adler
“The first time I called myself a 'Witch' was the most magical moment of my life.”
Margot Adler, Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America

Scott Cunningham
“We are not on this planet to ask forgiveness of our deities”
Scott Cunningham, Living Wicca: A Further Guide for the Solitary Practitioner

Margot Adler
“We are not evil. We don't harm or seduce people. We are not dangerous. We are ordinary people like you. We have families, jobs, hopes, and dreams. We are not a cult. This religion is not a joke. We are not what you think we are from looking at T.V. We are real. We laugh, we cry. We are serious. We have a sense of humor. You don't have to be afraid of us. We don't want to convert you. And please don't try to convert us. Just give us the same right we give you--to live in peace. We are much more similar to you than you think.”
Margot Adler

Madelyn Alt
“Lady of the silver moon
Enchantress of the night
Protect me and mine within this circle fairly cast.
Earth Mother, mother of the sleeping earth,
Keep safe all who gather here
Within the protective shelter of your arms.

By the earth that is Her body,
By the air that is Her breath,
By the fire that is Her bright spirit,
And by the living waters of Her womb,
Our circle is cast,
None shall come to harm here,
From any forces,
On any level.

As we will,
So shall it be done.
As we will,
So mote it be.”
Madelyn Alt, A Charmed Death

Dianne Sylvan
“At heart we are all powerful, beautiful, and capable of changing the world with our bare hands.”
Dianne Sylvan, The Body Sacred

Doreen Valiente
“Therefore, let there be beauty and strength, power and compassion, honor and humility, mirth and reverence within you.”
Doreen Valiente, Charge of the Goddess: The Mother of Modern Witchcraft

Dianne Sylvan
“...But we also believe that part of our mission in life is to find our bliss and follow it. Life is a precious and delicate gift. How much of that gift do we squander out of fear?”
Dianne Sylvan, The Body Sacred

Joyce Lavene
“Death is but a doorway to another path.”
Joyce Lavene, Looking for Mr. Good Witch

Betsy Cornwell
“Where once I prayed for forgiveness from a father God who held up huge palms and said “Thou shalt not,” now I find peace with a sister god who takes my open hands in hers and says, “You will.”
Betsy Cornwell

“A witch is someone who has dedicated her life to learning about the connections between things. She studies the different cycles and her place in them. She learns how to use the energy in herself and in the world to make changes. And most of all, she tries to make the world a better place for herself and other people.”
Isobel Bird, The Challenge Box

Scott Cunningham
“Wicca's temples are flowered-splashed meadows, forest, beaches, and deserts.”
Scott Cunningham, Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner

Morgana Sythove
“I remember writing the series with great enthusiasm, and I hope this enthusiasm continues to inspire newcomers to see the truly life-changing possibilities Wicca can offer. As a 'religion of self expression' I wish everyone an inspiring quest on this path called Wicca.”
Morgana Sythove, Beyond the Broomstick: Thoughts on the Philosophy of Wicca

Thomm Quackenbush
“The witch who claims to forbear her magick for fear of causing the next Indian tsunami is really saying that she is powerful enough to kill thousands of innocent strangers when all she meant to do was water her mugwort. She can't be challenged to produce evidence of this, because doing could provoke earthquakes and Africanized bee attacks.”
Thomm Quackenbush, Pagan Standard Times: Essays on the Craft

Chérie De Sues
“WEST SALEM ~ October 2011
A sudden vision, fraught with malevolence and darkness, obscured her sight. The face of a menacing figure turned from the shadows of his grisly handiwork and stared at Sorcha.
Her muscles tensed. By the Goddess, could he see her?
Please! No!
She wanted to scream, to run, but the vision ensnared her into the horrific moment like a fly in a spider's web.”
Chérie De Sues

Margot Adler
“When a person assumes that his or her revelation is the only true one, it only says that this person has had very few religious revelations and hasn't realized how many there are.”
Margot Adler, Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America

Thomm Quackenbush
“Salem has become this... Mecca for Wiccans, but no witches died here. Aside from Tituba, no one practiced anything like witchcraft near here in colonial times. It was a bunch of bored Puritans who thought killing their neighbors at the behest of teenage girls was a fine, Christian form of entertainment and land acquisition.”
Thomm Quackenbush, Pagan Standard Times: Essays on the Craft

Thomm Quackenbush
“It is difficult to process the sacred masculine when your closest example has been a man smacking you around, verbally degrading you, lording over you, or otherwise proving a poor demonstration of the use of strength.”
Thomm Quackenbush, Pagan Standard Times: Essays on the Craft

“there isn't shame in having shadows - we all have them to varying degrees. it's simply a part of being human”
Timothy Roderick, Wicca: A Year and a Day: 366 Days of Spiritual Practice in the Craft of the Wise

Thomm Quackenbush
“Having ascended to some spiritual strength by focusing on the power of the feminine, it is no doubt tempting to wield this strength against that which triggers memories of having once been weaker.”
Thomm Quackenbush, Pagan Standard Times: Essays on the Craft

“Not everything has to be done with herbs and oils. In fact, when it comes to any kind of business-related magic, I much prefer a consecrated metal talisman or paper seal hidden away, rather than a bulky bag that smells like a hippie is hiding in my pocket.”
Jason G. Miller, Financial Sorcery: Magical Strategies to Create Real and Lasting Wealth

Cate Tiernan
“But that's how Wicca was: ancient and gently permeating many facets of people's lives without their being aware of it.”
Cate Tiernan
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Kelly Proudfoot
“He closed the pages and stuffed them back into his jacket. Keeping his eyes cast downwards as he sipped his wine, he pulled out and lit a cigarette – almost a post-coital gesture.

from The Willow Lake Group by Kelly Proudfoot”
Kelly Proudfoot, The Willow Lake Group

“...I have followed one line only of anthropological enquiry, the survival of an indigenous European cult and the interaction between it and the exotic religion which finally overwhelmed it. I have traced the worship of the Horned God onwards through the centuries from the Palaeolithic prototypes,...”
Margatet Alice Murray

“to judge darkness as bad or wrong is akin to judging whether up is better than down, or whether blue is better than red”
Timothy Roderick, Wicca: A Year and a Day: 366 Days of Spiritual Practice in the Craft of the Wise

“He could find humor in anything. He taught me that the Craft can be light hearted as well and that if something funny happens you are allowed to laugh. So many people take themselves so seriously. There are so many Craft people who never smile. I don't understand it. The Craft is supposed to be joyful. Galetea pauses and then says quietly, 'But magical work was never a joke -Alex taught me that when you do it, you do it seriously.”

John Michael Greer
“There are two common and complementary mistakes, which have been made over and over again concerning spirits by people in the Western world. The first of these is the orthodox Christian habit of assuming that all spirits are malevolent, dishonest and evil; the second is the corresponding habit, common in many New Age circles nowadays, of assuming that all spirits are loving, wise and good. Both of these attitudes are as foolish when applied to spirits as they would be if applied to human beings.”
John Michael Greer, Paths of Wisdom: Cabala in the Golden Dawn Tradition

Caspar Vega
“Two middle-aged yuppies got bored of their chosen careers, looked into Wicca and now fancy themselves to be witches. They're going to initiate their young daughter into it now. The broomstick family. How charming.”
Caspar Vega, Southern Dust

“Using my kind of logic if God and Jesus are one in the same I wonder if God and Goddess are also one and the same?”
Stanley Victor Paskavich

“Wicca if God and Jesus are both Father and Son couldn't your God and your Goddess be the same one?”
Stanley Victor Paskavich

“The goddess will always smile,
For those in her light,
For she will show them love,
On many a given night.
Bathing in her beauty,
Seeing her heavenly glow,
As she surrounds her brethren,
On the land called Earth below.
Her brethren will rejoice,
When they feel her light,
As it travels through their body,
On those given nights.
So say,
Blessed Be!
And welcome her to thee,
For she will be with you always,
Our goddess,
Blessed Be!”
Anthony T. Hincks

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