Facts about Paracelsus

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Summary

Paracelsus was a famous Scientist from Switzerland, who lived between November 11, 1493 and September 24, 1541.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 26 quotes who is written / told by Paracelsus.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Michel de Montaigne, Elizabeth I, John Calvin, Michael Servetus, Saint Teresa of Avila, John Jewel, Jane Grey, Saint Teresa, Giorgio Vasari, Konrad von Gesner

Famous quotes by Paracelsus (26)


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"We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself"
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"Many have said of Alchemy, that it is for the making of gold and silver. For me such is not the aim, but to consider only what virtue and power may lie in medicines"
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"However, anyone to whom this happens should not leave his room upon awakening, should speak to no-one, but remain alone and sober until everything comes back to him, and he recalls the dream"
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"From time immemorial artistic insights have been revealed to artists in their sleep and in dreams, so that at all times they ardently desired them"
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"But is not He who created it for the sake of the sick body more than the remedy? And is not He who cures the soul, which is more than the body, greater?"
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"Poison is in everything, and no thing is without poison. The dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy"
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"Once a disease has entered the body, all parts which are healthy must fight it: not one alone, but all. Because a disease might mean their common death. Nature knows this; and Nature attacks the disease with whatever help she can muster"
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"If we want to make a statement about a man's nature on the basis of his physiognomy, we must take everything into account; it is in his distress that a man is tested, for then his nature is revealed"
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"What sense would it make or what would it benfit a physician if he discovered the origin of the diseases but could not cure or alleviate them?"
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"Thoughts create a new heaven, a new firmament, a new source of energy, from which new arts flow"
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"The interpretation of dreams is a great art"
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"For it is we who must pray for our daily bread, and if He grants it to us, it is only through our labour, our skill and preparation"
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"Dreams must be heeded and accepted. For a great many of them come true"
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"This is alchemy, and this is the office of Vulcan; he is the apothecary and chemist of the medicine"
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"Nature also forges man, now a gold man, now a silver man, now a fig man, now a bean man"
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"Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plasters; it deals with the very processes of life, which must be understood before they may be guided"
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"For one country is different from another; its earth is different, as are its stones, wines, bread, meat, and everything that grows and thrives in a specific region"
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"The dose makes the poison"
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"Dreams are not without meaning wherever thay may come from-from fantasy, from the elements, or from other inspiration"
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"The physician must give heed to the region in which the patient lives, that is to say, to its type and peculiarities"
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"Often the remedy is deemed the highest good because it helps so many"
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"Medicine rests upon four pillars - philosophy, astronomy, alchemy, and ethics"
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"Although Alchemy has now fallen into contempt, and is even considered a thing of the past, the physicain should not be influenced by such judgements"
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"What the eyes perceive in herbs or stones or trees is not yet a remedy; the eyes see only the dross"
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"This process is alchemy: its founder is the smith Vulcan"
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"The dreams which reveal the supernatural are promises and messages that God sends us directly: they are nothing but His angels, His ministering spirits , who usually appear to us when we are in a great predicament"


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