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Magical Mottos of the Golden Dawn

This article was written by Chic Cicero and Sandra Tabatha Cicero on August 17, 2001
posted under Golden Dawn

Dr. W. W. Westcott: Sapere Aude — "Dare to be wise"

                                                Non Omnis Moriar — "I shall not wholly die"

S. L. MacGregor Mathers: 'S Rioghail Mo Dhream — "Royal is my tribe"

                                                Deo Duce Comite Ferro — "With God as my leader and the sword as my companion"

Dr. W. R. Woodman: Magna Est Veritas Et Praelavebit—"Great is the Truth and it shall prevail"

                                                Vincit Omnia Veritas—"Truth rules all"

Moina Mathers: Vestigia Nulla Retrorsum — "No traces Behind"

Israel Regardie: Ad Majorem Adonai Gloriam — "To the Greater Glory of Adonai"

Florence Farr: Sapientia Sapienti Dono Data — "Wisdom is a gift given unto the Wise"

Annie Horniman: Fortiter et Recte — "Bravely and Justly"

Allen Bennett: Yehi Aour — "Let there be Light"

Maud Gonne: Per Ignum Ad Lucem — "Through the Fire into the Light"

William Butler Yeats: Demon Est Deus Inversus — "The devil is the reverse of God"

Aleister Crowley: Perdurabo —"I will last through"

A. E. Waite: Sacramentum Regis — "The sacrament of the king"

Dion Fortune (Violet Firth): Dio Non Fortuna — "By God not by Chance"

Dr. R. W. Felkin: Finem Respice—"Have regard to the end"

F.L. Gardner: De Profundis Ad Lucem—"From the depths to the Light"

Percy Bullock: Levavi Oculos—"I will lift up mine eyes"

Dr. E. Berridge: Resurgam—"I shall rise again"

Rev. W. A. Ayton: Virtute Orta Occident Rarius—"Those that rise by virtue rarely fall"

J. W. Broddie-Innes: Sup Spe—"Under hope"

Helen Rand: Vigilate—"Be watchful"

Dr. H. Pullen Burry: Anima Pura Sit—"Let the soul be pure"


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