Paracelsus Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Paracelsus quotes, Paracelsus sayings, and Paracelsus proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

That which the dream shows is the shadow of such wisdom as exists in man, even if during his waking state he may know nothing about it.... 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. Paracelsus
Time is a brisk wind, for each hour it brings something new... but who can understand and measure its sharp breath, its mystery and its design? Paracelsus
Time is a brisk wind, for each hour it brings something new... but who can understand and measure its sharp breath, its mystery and its design? Paracelsus
The main reason for healing is love. Paracelsus
A little bit of beer is divine medicine. Paracelsus
Women's regular bleeding engenders phantoms. Paracelsus
All things are poisons, for there is nothing without poisonous qualities. It is only the dose which makes a thing poison. Paracelsus
Poison is in everything, and no thing is without poison. The dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy. Paracelsus
Poison is in everything, and no thing is without poison. The dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy. Paracelsus
All things are poisons, for there is nothing without poisonous qualities. It is only the dose which makes a thing poison. Paracelsus
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. Paracelsus
The interpretation of dreams is a great art. Paracelsus
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. Paracelsus
Every physician must be rich in knowledge, and not only of that which is written in books; his patients should be his book, they will never mislead him. Paracelsus
Dreams must be heeded and accepted. For a great many of them come true. Paracelsus
The interpretation of dreams is a great art. Paracelsus
True medicine only arises from the creative knowledge of the last and deeper powers of the whole universe; only he who grasps the innermost nature of man can cure him in earnest. Paracelsus
True medicine only arises from the creative knowledge of the last and deepest powers of the whole universe; only he who grasps the innermost nature of man can cure him in earnest. Paracelsus
Medicine rests upon four pillars philosophy, astronomy, alchemy, and ethics. Paracelsus
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. Paracelsus
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. Paracelsus
This process is alchemy its founder is the smith Vulcan. Paracelsus