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Wizard's Oath

Diane Duane

In Life's name and for Life's sake, I say that I will use the Art for nothing but the service of that Life. I will guard growth and ease pain. I will fight to preserve what grows and lives well in its own way; and I will change no object or creature unless its growth and life, or that of the system of which it is part, are threatened. To these ends, in the practice of my Art, I will put aside fear for courage, and death for life, when it is right to do so -- till the Universe's end.

Duane, Diane. So You Want To Be A Wizard. San Diego: Magic Carpet Books / Harcourt, (c)1983, p. 34.

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