Aleister Crowley Quote
“Cleanliness is next to Godliness, and had better come first. Purity means singleness. God is one. The Wand is not a Wand if it has something sticking to it which is not an essential part of itself. If you wish to invoke Venus, you do not succeed if there are traces of Saturn mixed up with it.”
Ch. 13 : Of the Banishings and of the Purifications - Magick Book IV : Liber ABA
The Confessions of Aleister Crowley (1929)
Magical Diaries of Aleister Crowley: Tunisia 1923 (1996 edition), Weiser Books - ISBN: 9780877288565
Born: October 12, 1875
Died: December 1, 1947 (age 72)
Occupation: Critic, occultist, poet, novelist.
Bio: Aleister Crowley, born Edward Alexander Crowley, and also known as both Frater Perdurabo and The Great Beast 666, was an English occultist, mystic, ceremonial magician, poet and mountaineer, who was responsible for founding the religious philosophy of Thelema.