Enlightenment is always there. Small enlightenment will bring great enlightenment. If you breathe in and are aware that you are alive - that you can touch the miracle of being alive - then that is a kind of enlightenment.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
In my own life I know that my state of cheerfulness is a reliable gauge of my level of spiritual enlightenment at that moment. The more cheerful, happy, contented, and satisfied I am feeling, the more aware I am of my deep connection to Spirit.
The central ideas of Christianity, an angry God and vicarious atonement, are contrary to every fact in nature, as also to the better aspirations of the human heart; they are, in our present stage of enlightenment, absurd, preposterous, and blasphemous propositions.
One of the Age of Enlightenment's most hypnotic images is Ledoux's rendering of his neoclassical theater of 1775 - 1784 in Besancon, surreally reflected in the colossal eye of an unidentified cosmic being.
God is not anything human. God is a force, God is chaos, God is unknown. God is terror and enlightenment at the same time.
Sometimes I attract roles that are necessary either for personal growth or enlightenment.
Working with plants, trees, fences and walls, if they practice sincerely they will attain enlightenment.
Do not think you will necessarily be aware of your own enlightenment.
Three hundred years ago, during the Age of Enlightenment, the coffee house became the center of innovation.
While confronting the problems of the present, I often find myself thinking back to the world of books as it was experienced by the Founding Fathers and the philosophers of the Enlightenment.
Enlightenment is the key to everything, and it is the key to intimacy, because it is the goal of true authenticity.
Movies can be instruments of enlightenment.
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.
Libertarian socialism is properly to be regarded as the inheritor of the liberal ideals of the Enlightenment.
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