Quotes by enlightenment
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semi-legendary Buddhist monk
And as long as you're subject to birth and death, you'll never attain enlightenment.Source: The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma
Lithuanian-born American artist 1898-1969
Art almost always has its ingredient of impudence, its flouting of established authority, so that it may substitute its own authority and its own enlightenment.
American businessman 1954-
Enlightenment does not ask you to be perfect; it simply asks you to find perfection right where you stand.
American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
If I could define enlightenment briefly I would say it is ''the quiet acceptance of what is.''
American politician, author, and diplomat 1947-
Ignorance has always been the weapon of tyrants; enlightenment the salvation of the free.
St. John of the Cross
Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
In tribulation immediately draw near to God with confidence, and you will receive strength, enlightenment, and instruction.
English writer and actor 1908-1999
It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom; it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect. Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment, but of boredom.
American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
Many spiritual teachers - in Buddhism, in Islam - have talked about first-hand experience of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom, to enlightenment.
M. Scott Peck
American psychiatrist and author 1936-2005
Nirvana or lasting enlightenment or true spiritual growth can be achieved only through persistent exercise of real love.
New Zealand writer 1967-
Our world is limited by the machinery we carry. It's very different to the 18th and 19th century Enlightenment scientists who were mostly men of God and thought it was their quest to uncover God's great plan.
B. W. Powe
Canadian poet, novelist and teacher 1955-
Passion was animal flesh, raw desire gnawing and ripping at its early limitations. These passions were to be feared only if undirected by the conscience of the higher self. Mind was the key to the process of enlightenment. Hence reason was the first principle, light itself.Source: Mystic Trudeau - The Fire And the Rose Emanations, Destinies, p. 4
Mexican and American guitarist 1947-
Peace has never come from dropping bombs. Real peace comes from enlightenment and educating people to behave more in a divine manner.Source: Associated Press interview September 1, 2004
English novelist, short story writer 1930-2009
The Enlightenment view of mankind is a complete myth. It leads us into thinking we're sane and rational creatures most of the time, and we're not.
American tennis player 1929-2014
The moment of enlightenment is when a person's dreams of possibilities become images of probabilities.
The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness.
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