"With an open mind, seek and listen to all the highest ideals. Consider the most enlightened thoughts. Then choose your path." ~ Zoroaster.
The Crow my son, that which is born of the crow is the beginning of Art. ~ Hermes Trismegistus - Mercurius ter Maximus - Ἑρμῆς ὁ Τρισμέγιστος,
"Know that the Phoenix is the soul of the Iliaster (that is, the first chaos of the matter of all things). It is also the Iliastic soul in man. ~ Liber Azoth, S. V., Practica Lineae Vitae.