Best Pagan Quotes 2021

Paganism stands for the religion that preceded Christianity, where one worships nature, essentially.

The term ‘paganism’ was extensively used in the fourth century to denote people who believed in polytheism. Though the word ‘paganism’ is seen in a bad light, the Pagan way of life still dominates the Earth through old and new religions.

When we come to modern-day paganism, it usually stands for a religious order that believes in magic and witchcraft. In truth, the core of paganism is about getting attuned with nature. Pagans believe in the power of nature and draw wisdom from the gods that surround them. Pagan inspirational quotes can show you a path towards spirituality.

Inspirational Pagan Quotes

Pagan blessings quotes are heartwarming.

Pagan quotes can open a path that leads to love and wisdom for the world, self, as well as for others. Pagans believe in getting in touch with mother Earth and cherishing the soil. So, here are some quotes that will help you to get connected to the goddess.

1. “Paganism is that view of life which finds the highest goal of human existence in the healthy and harmonious, and joyous development of existing human faculties.”

‒ John Gresham Machen.

2. “Paganism is the worship of life itself in its supreme mysteries of ecstasy and love.”

‒ Jane Ellen Harrison.

3. “Magic, indeed, is all around us, in stones, flowers, stars, the dawn wind and the sunset cloud; all we need is the ability to see and understand.”

‒ Doreen Valiente, ‘Natural Magic’.

4. “The feminine is more powerful than the masculine, the soft is more powerful than the hard, the water is more powerful than the rock.”

‒ Rajneesh.

5. “There is something pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything.”

‒ George Gordon Byron.

6. “The birth and rebirth of all nature,

The passing of winter and spring,

We share with the life universal,

Rejoice in the magical ring.”

‒ Doreen Valiente.

7. “The virtue of paganism was strength.”

‒ Augustus Hare.

8. “Come fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!”

‒ W. B. Yeats.

9. “Nature has her proper interest; and he will know

what it is, who believes and feels, that every Thing

has a Life of its own, and that we are all one Life.”

‒ Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

10. “Through the Goddess, we can discover our strength, enlighten our minds, own our bodies, and celebrate our emotions.”

‒ Starhawk.

11. “Call upon the Goddess and God to protect you and teach you the secrets of magic.

Ask stones and plants to reveal their powers – and listen.”

‒ Scott Cunningham.

12. “The Gods and Goddesses of myth, legend and fairy tale represent archetypes, real potencies and potentialities deep within the psyche, which, when allowed to flower permit us to be more fully human.”

‒ Margot Adler.

13. “An it harm none, do what ye will.”

‒ Doreen Valiente.

14. “Magic is not always serious or solemn.

It is a joyous celebration and merging with the life-force.”

‒ Scott Cunningham.

15. “Beware of organizations that proclaim their devotion to the light without embracing, bowing to the dark; for when they idealize half the world they must devalue the rest.”

‒ Starhawk.

Stirring Witchcraft Quotes

Magic surrounds us and practicing as a witch may not be as hard as it seems. In the oldest of the religions, being a witch connects a person to earth and the nature that makes it. So, here are some Pagan quotes about witches that you are going to love.

16. “Being a witch means living in this world consciously, powerfully, and unapologetically.”

‒ Gabriela Herstik, ‘Inner Witch’.

17. “Magic, in essence, is the ability to communicate to the universe what you want in an effective way, so that the universe can then respond and create what you desire.”

‒ Christopher Penczak, ‘The Witch’s Coin’.

18. “To me, a witch is a woman that is capable of letting her intuition take hold of her actions, that communes with her environment, that isn’t afraid of facing challenges.”

‒ Paulo Coleho.

19. “A witch does not need to fix problems. She fixes the energy around problems.”

‒ Dacha Avelin.

20. “Witches exist throughout space and time. Witchcraft brings together the magical people throughout the world for the shared goals of justice, liberation, and celebration of the life force of the earth.”

‒ Amanda Yates Garcia.

21. “A witch is a person who has honestly explored their light and has evolved to celebrate their darkness.”

‒ Dacha Avelin.

22. “Witches were a bit like cats. They didn’t much like one another’s company, but they did like to know where all the other witches were, just in case they needed them.”

‒ Terry Pratchett.

23. “If you learn centredness, confidence, and compassion, magic will amplify those qualities, rather than your fears.”

‒ Christopher Penczak.

24. “Witches are the original activists. Any time you have something that has to do with empowerment and being free and being wild and being who you are, there’s definitely going to be some opposition to that.”

‒ Bri Luna.

25. “It was about finding the sacred within myself, my center, my peaceful core. We each have a sacred space within us, a part of us.”

‒ Christopher Penczak.

26. “I think that all women are witches, in the sense that a witch is a magical being.”

‒ Yoko Ono.

27. “Witchcraft is never cookie-cutter. Like recipes from a book, the recipes are often tailored to individual tastes as long as the general formula and steps are understood.”

‒ Mat Auryn, ‘Psychic Witch’.

28. “She ate the stars and swallowed the earth

She is the girl with all the power.”

‒ Zoraida Córdova, ‘Labyrinth Lost’.

29. “Black magic, the magic of the primeval chaos, blots out or transmogrifies the true form of things.”

‒ Loren Eiseley.

30. “I feel the nights stretching away

thousands long behind the days

till they reach the darkness where

all of me is ancestor.”

‒ Annie Finch, ‘Spells’.

Revealing Wiccan Quotes

Pagan quotes are about finding yourself.

Wicca is a form of modern Pagan religion primarily led by women. Wiccans do believe in witchcraft that is done for the good of people. Gerald Brousseau Gardner is said to be the proponent of this nature-based religious path. So, here are some great Pagan quotes from the tradition of Wicca.

31. “We’re not naked, we’re skyclad!”

‒ Kelley Armstrong, ‘Dime Store Magic’.

32. “We are not on this planet to ask forgiveness of our deities.”

‒ Scott Cunningham, ‘Living Wicca’.

33. “The witches are firm believers in reincarnation, and they say that once a witch always a witch.”

‒ Gerald Gardner.

34. “Among the many aspects of Wicca that distinguish it from other, more widely recognized religions is its emphasis on the feminine, as symbolized by nature, the Earth, the Moon, and feminine deities (or goddesses).”

‒ Lisa Chamberlain, ‘Wicca For Beginners’.

35. “This planet is our home. Our life and hers are interdependent.”

‒ Doreen Valiente.

36. “An experienced witch takes magical action based on inspiration, not desperation.”

‒ Dacha Avelin, ‘Old World Witchcraft’.

37. “Magic is love. All magic should be performed out of love.”

‒ Scott Cunningham.

38. “She changes everything she touches. And everything she touches changes.”

‒ Starhawk.

39. “Magic is our birthright…and should be available to all who wish to utilize it as a tool of personal transformation.”

‒ Scott Cunningham.

40. “‘Magic’ is a word used for the phenomena that occur when people consciously participate in the co-creative forces of the Universe.”

‒ Lisa Chamberlain, ‘Wicca For Beginners’.

41. “Trees have from time immemorial been closely associated with magic.”

‒ Scott Cunnigham.

42. “As the Moon grows, we work magic for increase; as it wanes, we work magic for decrease.”

‒ Lisa Chamberlain, ‘Wicca Moon Magic’.

  • And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.

    Khalil Gibran
  • If you submit to the ocean, you drown. If you try to control the ocean, then you’re deluded. You learn how to live with the ocean. You learn how to float, to swim, to be a part of it, to be with it. That is the nature of the Pagan’s relationship with nature.

    Emma Restall Orr

    Carl Jung
  • Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!

    William Butler Yeats
  • There is something pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything.

    Lord Byron
  • The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.

    Zeno of Elea
  • She seemed to belong to that pagan, primitive kingdom of birds and forests where everything was infinitely abundant, wild, blooming, and royal in its perpetual decay, death, and rebirth; illicit and clashing with the human world.

    Jerzy Kosinski
  • The voice of the Great Spirit is heard in the twittering of birds, the rippling of mighty waters, and the sweet breathing of flowers.

  • A religion without a goddess is halfway to atheism.

    Dion Fortune
  • We are not on this planet to ask forgiveness of our deities.

    Scott Cunningham
  • The Goddess is Alive. Magic is afoot.

    Zsuzsanna Budapest
  • A wee child toddling in a wonder world, I prefer to their dogma my excursions into the natural gardens where the voice of the Great Spirit is heard in the twittering of birds, the rippling of mighty waters, and the sweet breathing of flowers. If this is Paganism, then at present, at least, I am a Pagan.

  • Religion is about creation, and for that reason religion should be about the earth.

    Laurie Cabot
  • Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself.

    Henry David Thoreau
  • The witches are firm believers in reincarnation, and they say that ‘once a witch always a witch.’

    Gerald Gardner
  • When a pagan race comes in contact with a Christian race, they are converted, absorbed, or exterminated.

    Joseph R. Bartlett
  • The Christian fear of the pagan outlook has damaged the whole consciousness of man.

    D. H. Lawrence
  • The Supernatural is only the Natural disclosed.

    Emily Dickinson
  • Even of death Christianity has made a terror which was unknown to the gay calmness of the Pagan and the stoical repose of the Indian.

  • It makes no difference who or what you are, old or young, black or white, pagan, Jew, or Christian, I want to love you all and be loved by you all, and I mean to have your love.

    Victoria Woodhull
  • Today, on our own turf, we face pagan ignorance about God every bit as deep as that which the early church faced in the Roman Empire.

    J. I. Packer
  • In paganism light is mixed with darkness, and religion and truth are blended with superstition and error.

    Lindley Murray
  • In the Bible, God uses brothel owners, pagan kings, murderers and mercenaries as instruments of good; at one point God even speaks to a guy named Balaam through his donkey.

    Shane Claiborne
  • You see, no matter how important everything else is to magical success,
    belief is the most crucial.

    Dorothy Morrison

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