ALICE A. BAILEY: Cosmic Fire, page
8: “This Law of Correspondences or of Analogy is the interpretive law of the system, and ex-plains God to man.”
245: In Section Two, Introductory Questions, there is a whole paragraph dealing with the question: Is there a direct analogy between a system, a planet, a man and an atom? The par-agraph is therefore in effect a review of how the law of analogy is applied.
628: “The key to comprehension is always this law [the Law of Analogy]”
ALICE A. BAILEY: Rays and The Initiations, page
217: “It is by adhering to the ancient dictum that “as it is with the Macrocosm so will it be with the microcosm,” and by the application, therefore, of the Law of Analogy, that we shall eventu-ally arrive at understanding.”
661: “The world crises, which ever precede initiation on a planetary scale, are part of the pre-paratory work, tests and trials which make possible some cosmic initiation to which He has been and will eventually be subjected. With them we have no concern, nor would you understand if I were to be in any way explicit. The Law of Analogy and of Correspondences breaks down at a certain point upon the path of understanding, and something new and utterly different enters in. The Law of Analogy holds good when considering the microcosm within the life of the Mac-rocosm, but if you ventured outside that limited and manifested Life (if that were possible, which it is not) you would contact other Laws and other approaches to truth, existent on cosmic levels.”
ALICE A. BAILEY: White Magic, page
18: ”One of the main means whereby man arrives at an understanding of that great sum total we call the Macrocosm – God, functioning through a solar system – is by an understanding of himself, and the Delphic injunction “Man, know thyself” was an inspired utterance, intended to give man the clue to the mystery of deity. Through the Law of Analogy, or correspondences, the cosmic processes, and the nature of the cosmic principles are indicated in the functions, structure, and characteristics of a human being. They are indicated but not explained or elabo-rated. They serve simply as sign posts, directing man along the path whereon future sign posts may be found and more definite indications noted.
ALICE A. BAILEY: Initiation, Human and Solar, page
6 – 7: “We must resign ourselves to the fact that the only way in which we can find the clue to the mystery of the rays, systems, and hierarchies, lies in the study of the law of correspond-ences or analogy. …
In the study of this Law we need to remember that the correspondence lies in its essence, and not in the exoteric working out of detail as we think we see it from our present standpoint. The factor of time leads us astray for one thing; we err when we attempt to fix stated times or limits; all in evolution progresses through merging, with a constant process of overlapping and mingling. Only broad generalities and a recognition of fundamental points of analogy are possi-ble to the average student. The moment he attempts to reduce to chart form and to tabu-late in detail, he enters realms where he is bound to err, and staggers through a fog that will ultimately overwhelm him.
Nevertheless, in the scientific study of this law of analogy will come a gradual growth of knowledge, and in the slow accumulation of facts will gradually be built up an ever-expanding form, that will embody much of the truth.”