36 quotes from Diary of a Drug Fiend: ‘Having to talk destroys the symphony of silence.’. It’s not quite as much fun to write a review when it seems everyone is basically in agreement. Crowley was not as evil as folklore suggests, and he was a lot more. Diary of a Drug Fiend and Other Works by Aleister Crowley [Aleister Crowley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. If you are interested in the.

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For a second the agony was indescribable. She whispered something in my ear. He shared my feeling and was the first to discover the source. You remember Frank Harris’s story of the Ugly Duckling?

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We dizry driving in the chariot of the Sun through the circus of the Universe. Not a great flyer, am I? I recognised, for one swift second, the meaning of my previous depression. Feccles talked easily and lightly about various matters of no importance. There was nothing else to be done.

I had gone to sleep inside. I felt a kind of forlorn sense of being lost in a world of incredibly stupid and malicious dwarfs. Gretel had got our psychology, we had got her psychology, everything was going as well as green peas go with a duck.

Diary of a Drug Fiend by Aleister Crowley

He’s over a hundred years old, in 23 Over the Top! It sounds absurd, diart she reminded me of a light overcoat. Back when Coke still put coke in the Coke and added just a bit of cola, prior to folks trying to legalize pot becuse it was legal at the time. It deadens any feeling which might arouse what physiologists call inhibition.


But the chorus always came back crowlfy the same thing. But nature is full of devices for eliminating anything that cannot master its environment. The whole of the woman’s vitality was directed to some secret interior shrine of her own soul.

I guess back in the 20’s they were known as Drug Fiends, today they would be the folks that worked in the cubicle next to yours. The protagonist repeatedly wines to the teacher, “I thought Jesus oc supposed to make my life perfect!

However, and this is important, this book feels very dangerous particularly to impressionable people because ultimately it IS a recruiting tool and it not only advocates the possibility of controlled use of hardcore drugs, it offers Crowley’s cosmology as a means by which one CAN use hardcore drugs in a controlled way. A little devil laughed in my heart: When I looked up the girl had disappeared. In case you couldn’t tell from all the snark, Ffiend found it difficult to take this novel seriously.

To worship me take wine and strange drugs whereof I will tell my prophet, and be drunk thereof! She was apparentlv listening to what Feccles was saying ; but she made no remark, and preserved crowlfy total detachment The whole scene had not taken three minutes.

I always picked you for a winner. My memory is an absolute blank. It is of course inevitable that the present morbid interest in narcotics will result in the publication of drug fiction, and the present volume is no doubt the beginning of an avalanche.

Her hands were aa thin. We took little sips of very old Armagnac; it pulled us together. I have very little imagination, my brain runs entirely to analysis ; but I revel in playing a part that is devised for me. Crowley invites anyone interested in the system of training he describes to communicate with him.


We understood perfectly ; we expressed the fact in every subtle harmony of glance and gesture. Cocaine is a hell of a drug Rick James. No one has yet invented a language from fkend point of view.

They experimented with heroin and found that its effect was quite different, but very agreeable. She meant nothing A Heroin Heroine 67 whatever to me. All I need do is to remind you of what he says: But he never went to Oxford.

Diary of a Drug Fiend Quotes

I think we were both reluctant to part; and one night I was inspired to try him with a third artificial minnow. I was able to show how the application of the principles increases efficiency as the profane deem impossible. There was nothing but the unison of two rich racing rhythms. Instead of beating passionately up the sky with flaming wings, we were poised aloft in the illimitable ether.

That’s no reason for suspicion. By this they pledged themselves to pay me an advance equivalent to the subscription sales of The Drug Fiend.

Diary of a Drug Fiend

It’s certainly better than anything Ayn Rand ever wrote, but that’s a very low bar to clear. Well, you know, when you see it, you’ve got to sniff it. The Diary of a Drug Fiend. When, in fact, I saw nothing but the cover. Teresa, Miguel de Molinos, and several crowlfy celebrated in that line.

Her strange hair fascinated me. This is the Best Faith ant the Best Life you can have. Tahuti standeth in his splendour at the prow.