Adam Weishaupt

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    And of all illumination which human reason can give, none is comparable to the discovery of what we are, our nature, our obligations, what happiness we are capable of, and what are the means of attaining it.
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    But alas, they are all sadly deficient, because they leave us under the domination of political and religious prejudices; and they are as inefficient as the sleepy dose of an ordinary sermon.
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    But I would have executed much greater things, had not government always opposed my exertions, and placed others in situations which would have suited my talents.
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    G is Grace, the Flaming Star is the Torch of Reason. Those who possess this knowledge are indeed Illuminati.
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    I am proud to be known to the world as the founder of the Illuminati.
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    In another situation, and in an active station in life, I should have been keenly occupied, and the founding of an order would have never come into my head.
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    It was the full conviction of this, and of what could be done, if every man were placed in the office for which he was fitted by nature and a proper education, which first suggested to me the plan of Illumination.
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    Let this circumstance of our constitution therefore be directed to this noble purpose, and then all the objections urged against it by jealous tyranny and affrighted superstition will vanish.
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    Morality will perform all this; and Morality is the fruit of Illumination.
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    Nothing would be more profitable to us than a right history of mankind.
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    Of all the means I know to lead men, the most effectual is a concealed mystery.
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    Oh mortal man, is there anything you cannot be made to believe.
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    The first task of the association must therefore be to form the young members.
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    The hankering of the mind is irresistible.
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    The head of every family will be what Abraham was, the patriarch, the priest and the unlettered lord of his family, and Reason will be the code of laws to all mankind.
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