"…Nature praises me. Of her I am born; her I follow. She knows me, and I know her. The light which is in her I have beheld in her; outside, too, I have proved the same in the figure of the microcosm, and found it in that universe."
—Paracelsus, The Treasure of Treasures for Alchemists
(Source: demoniality, via occultlucidity)