The ‘Worst Man in the World’ Tells the Astounding Story of His Life in Articles by Aleister Crowley.

“We magicians are men of science who, by the practice of our craft, keep just ahead of popular understanding. The result is that we are misunderstood and blackguarded all our lives.

After we are dead—sometimes centuries after—the world catches up, and discovers that we were benefactors and nor villains.” [via, also]