quote by Nikola Tesla

My brain is only a receiver, in the Universe there is a core from which we obtain knowledge, strength and inspiration. I have not penetrated into the secrets of this core, but I know that it exists.

— Nikola Tesla

Provocative Psychedelic quotations

To get really high is to forget yourself.

And to forget yourself is to see everything else. And to see everything else is to become an understanding molecule in evolution, a conscious tool of the universe.

Evolution of mankind is paralleled by the increase and expansion of consciousness.

Go to the meadows, go to the garden, go to the woods. Open your eyes!

Everyone carries a piece of the puzzle.

Nobody comes into your life by mere coincidence. Trust your instincts. Do the unexpected. Find the others.


Through my LSD experience and my new picture of reality, I became aware of the wonder of creation, the magnificence of nature and of the animal and plant kingdom. I became very sensitive to what will happen to all this and all of us.

Psychedelics are illegal not because a loving government is concerned that you may jump out of a third story window. Psychedelics are illegal because they dissolve opinion structures and culturally laid down models of behaviour and information processing. They open you up to the possibility that everything you know is wrong.

LSD wanted to tell me something. It gave me an inner joy, an open mindedness, a gratefulness, open eyes and an internal sensitivity for the miracles of creation.

You are a divine being. You matter, you count. You come from realms of unimaginable power and light, and you will return to those realms.

You are an explorer, and you represent our species, and the greatest good you can do is to bring back a new idea, because our world is endangered by the absence of good ideas. Our world is in crisis because of the absence of consciousness.


When you study natural science and the miracles of creation, if you don't turn into a mystic you are not a natural scientist.

If you don't have a plan, you become part of somebody else's plan.

I think it's obvious that the psychedelics are demonized and illegalized by our society because somewhere in our society are controlling minds that realize that these substances have the potential, have the power to unpick the controlling hierarchy.

It's very, very dangerous to lose contact with living nature.

A drug is not bad. A drug is a chemical compound. The problem comes in when people who take drugs treat them like a license to behave like an asshole.


The danger of psychedelic drugs, the danger of mind-opening, the danger of consciousness expansion, the danger of inner discovery is a danger to the establishment.

Whenever in doubt, turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream.

Psychedelic drugs cause paranoia, confusion, and total loss of reality in politicians that have never taken them.

Life lived in the absence of the psychedelic experience upon which primordial shamanism is based is life trivialized, life denied, life enslaved to the ego.

I see light at the end of the tunnel.


You can't blame the President for the state of the country, it's always the poets' fault. You can't expect politicians to come up with a vision, they don't have it in them. Poets have to come up with the vision and they have to turn it on so it sparks and catches hold.

We were like psychedelic folk combined with Sonic Youth's noise.

We were like psychedelic folk combined with Sonic Youth's noise.

The dullard finds even wine tasteless, while the sorcerer is intoxicated by the mere sight of water.

The world amazed me, in that I saw it as I had when I was a child.

I had forgotten the beauty and the magic and the knowingness of it and me.


Many of the Huichols and North American peyotists claim that when one eats peyote, one is "tasting oneself: if the user is pure, this cactus is "sweet." Barbara Myerhoff, accompanying the Huichols during their 1965 and 1966 hunts, recorded that they urge new participants to "Chew it well. It is sweet, like tortillas.

The brain is not a blind, reactive machine, but a complex, sensitive biocomputer that we can program. And if we don't take the responsibility for programming it, then it will be programmed unwittingly by accident or by the social environnement.

The first narcotics bust in history is Jehovah busting Adam and Eve for eating of the fruit of the tree of knowledge.

You are one with the same force that provides the spiral arms of the galaxy.

That universal creativity. It's also what you are as well. And when the mystic eye is open and sees that, a person is forever changed !

The Mandrake is the "Tree of Knowledge" and the burning love ignited by its pleasure is the origin of the human race


I'm a former hippie; I did drugs back when they were healthy. The only time I ever did LSD was at Disney World. I didn't go there - it came to me. I was Snow White.

How he could be a good user of LSD," I asked, "And know about the spiritual dimension - all that sort of thing - and still be a crook? I don't understand." "Then it's time you did. Psychedelic drugs don't change you - they don't change you character - unless you want to be changed. They enable change; they can't impose it.

Psychedelic drugs don't change you - they don't change your character - unless you want to be changed. They enable change; they can't impose it.

LSD, wisely used by professionals, could reprogram enough nervous systems to accelerate consciousness and intelligence before we laid ourselves and our planet waste."To use your head you have to go out of your mind" "You are a God, act like one"

It is essential that our present negative propaganda regarding psychedelic drugs be replaced with honesty and truthfulness about their effects, both good and bad.

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