Quotation Explorer - 'Enlightenment'

Enlightenment is the ability to comprehend ourselves, it is the power to peer into our hearts and minds and reach that state of spiritual bliss, which may or may not lead us to salvation. - Balroop Singh
The pathway to enlightenment, transformation and liberation is the heart not the mind. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The first step towards true enlightenment is to lighten up on yourself. - Bashar
Sometimes ignorance is a bliss. If you reach enlightenment (in one way or another), you may see the reality of human nature. You may like it, or you may reject it. But certainly you won't regret it. Rise again! - MD. Muhtashimur Rahman
Ignorance is bliss, but Enlightenment is nirvana - Alejandro C. Estrada
Knowing others is Wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment - Lao Tzu
In enlightenment, the seer and the seen disappear. Or, more accurately, are seen through as illusions. In reality, they were never there, apart from being concept and misunderstanding. - Enza Vita
Peace has never come from dropping bombs. Real peace comes from enlightenment and educating people to behave more in a divine manner. - Carlos Santana
If you have been touched by the success fairy, people think you know why. People think success breeds enlightenment and you are duty-bound to spread around like manure. Fertilize those young minds! - Meryl Streep
Enlightenment does not mean getting rid of anything. It means changing one's frame of reference so that all things become enlightening. - Mark Epstein
Education is provide enlightenment for one's life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Enlightenment is: absolute cooperation with the inevitable. - Anthony de Mello
The main point of enlightenment is man's release from his self-caused immaturity, primarily in matters of religion. - Immanuel Kant
The fragrance of meditation is enlightenment. - Swami Dhyan Giten
Enlightenment is to replace your own self with the self of the universe! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Enlightenment is the key to empowerment. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Education provide enlightenment for one's life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I am seeking spiritual awaken and enlightenment from the Creator. - Lailah Gifty Akita
TYPE, n. Pestilent bits of metal suspected of destroying civilization and enlightenment, despite their obvious agency in this incomparable dictionary. - Ambrose Bierce
I don't admire the person who hides from the world and claims enlightenment. To be purified you have to be tested and there is no better test of strength than dealing with other people. - Donna Lynn Hope
Knowledge is a priceless gift of enlightenment - Lailah Gifty Akita
Follow both: the call of the mountain of enlightenment and the temptation of the valley of experience. No mountain without valley, no valley without mountain. - Stefan Emunds
Seeking enlightenment is a waste of your time. ..In reality there is no seeker, no search, and no words. - Bert McCoy
Looking forward to what you think enlightenment might be at some grand point in the future keeps you from seeing the truth of its presence right now. - Enza Vita
The reason for spiritual enlightenment is not to escape life, but to learn how to live it richly, to enjoy it.The Language of Soul - Harold Klemp
The instant you take the lead in the tug-of-war with your ego, enlightenment becomes your state of being. - Pooja Ruprell
Total Enlightenment is 'Vision without Purpose'. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Enlightenment, awakening or liberation can never be attained by seeking or desiring. It is realized only through experience. - Gian Kumar
There is a great difference between enlightenment and education. The former is a discerned vital knowledge without guidance while the latter is imparting any knowledge. - Uzoma Nnadi
The process of awakening or enlightenment is nothing but to empty yourself from inside, and make you encounter with the real being, where you absolutely relax yourself and feel rejuvenated to experience life again. - Roshan Sharma
Enlightenment doesn’t make us a better person if we seek it just for us. It doesn’t erase our desires or put an end to even our own suffering. In fact it is the suffering that ennobles us. - Balroop Singh
There is probably no more terrible instant of enlightenment than the one in which you discover your father is a man--with human flesh. - Frank Herbert
Enlightenment is not about attaining an ultimate level of intelligence or intellect. It is regained by shedding all the ideas, illusion and binds thrust on you and that you then so readily accrue. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
The path to enlightenment is when you allow presence, love and gratitude to overlap your ego. - Matthew Donnelly
The path to Enlightenment is simple: Forgiveness, Acceptance, and Love. - Walter E. Jacobson, M.D.
The Ego uses the mind as a means of spiritual search. It is through the mind that the Ego intends to understand what is beyond mind and forms. The mind in this way prepares the mental image of enlightenment, seeking, happiness etc. - Frank Wanderer
When humanity finally emerges from the Middle Ages altogether, when he stops connecting psychic behavior with"the work of the Devil" or with some unknown, unmentionable force, then he will emerge into the New Age of enlightenment. - Daniel Logan
Enlightenment lacks any form of judgment. - Kamand Kojouri
You may possibly become rich by just caring about yourself and what you want to gain from life but you cannot possibly enrich the lives of everyone you meet that way. The pathway to enlightenment and transformation and liberation is the heart not the mind. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Do not allow consumerism to dictate your spiritual practice. You need nothing more than your focused attention to gain enlightenment. - Gary Hopkins
When a man becomes a writer, I think he takes a sacred obligation to produce beauty and enlightenment and comfort at top speed. - Kurt Vonnegut
Sexual enlightenment is justified insofar as girls cannot learn too soon how children do not come into the world. - Karl Kraus
Enlightenment is the Goal - Love is the Game - Taking steps are the rules! - - Allan Rufus
Sometimes it's good to let people swim in ocean of ignorance and let them struggle to the shores of enlightenment. - Uzoma Nnadi
Enlightenment seems paradoxical but all it needs is compassion - Priyanka Deshmukh
True enlightenment is when you know that you’re nobody and that you are an interplay and display of perplexing energy. - Debasish Mridha
Those who are actively seeking enlightenment will not find it because the act of looking for it is the distraction from it. - Enza Vita
He who asserts belief with absolute certainty knows nothing of faith and makes himself into a fool. He who is wise, upon realizing they have done this, recants and searches themselves for further enlightenment. - Cristina Marrero
Enlightenment is the unfolding of the divinity within. - Michael Sharp.
In that nanosecond of enlightenment I knew that the human spirit survives the death of the physical body and I understood that my wandering soul needed to get back into its earthly habitat. - Janet Bettag
Enlightenment means taking full responsibility for your life. - William Blake
Suffering just means you’re having a bad dream. Happiness means you’re having a good dream. Enlightenment means getting out of the dream altogether. - Jed McKenna
So the paradox goes: No man who is really ignorant is ever aware that he is ignorant. That is its finest, most faulty manifestation; there can be no true ignorance without first some claim of intelligence or consciousness, or superiority or enlightenment. - Criss Jami
Enlightenment is when a laptop comes to know that it is a laptop. - Girish Kohli
Enlightenment is its own reward, its own punishment. You begin to see so much more. And so much more sees you. - Laird Barron
There's no point in knowing without enlightenment, yet edified insights arouse movement. - JT Sanz
Progressive. n. One who is unable to distinguish between novelty and enlightenment. - Ron Brackin
Enlightenment is not about cocooning one’s self, but about integrating more fully with both your self and life. - Jay Woodman
Enlightenment doesn't disconnect you from the world, rather it gives you a deep understanding of it. - Jiulio Consiglio
The idea of innovation is the idea of progress stripped of the aspirations of the Enlightenment, scrubbed clean of the horrors of the twentieth century, and relieved of its critics. - Jill Lepore
Enlightenment arrives like a thief in the middle of the dark night of the soul. - Stefan Emunds
A person who wants to know everything eventually comes to a stage where his/her curiosity of knowing everything comes to an end and that is the stage of Enlightenment. - Sangita Pareek
If you do not cultivate your life's environment, you will not captivate the worlds enlightenment. - Ricky Maye
SAUCE, n. The one infallible sign of civilization and enlightenment. A people with no sauces has one thousand vices; a people with one sauce has only nine hundred and ninety-nine. For every sauce invented and accepted a vice is renounced and forgiven. - Ambrose Bierce
Sex is the alpha and enlightenment is the omega. Sex is the first step of the spiritual journey, and enlightenment is the last step of the spiritual journey. - Swami Dhyan Giten
Enlightenment is not about attaining a ultimate level of intelligence or intellect. It is regained by shedding all the ideas, illusion and binds thrust on you and that you then so readily accrue. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Individuals who are focused on becoming better are individuals not easily offended. You can only offend those who are not on a path of constant growth and enlightenment. - C. JoyBell C.
Enlightenment is light. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Enlightenment must come little by little - otherwise it would overwhelm. - Idries Shah
When you have experienced the depth of your inner self, the idea of enlightenment is no longer a goal to strive towards, but rather an attitude to maintain. - Gary Hopkins
There is only one calamity: ignorance. And there is only one solution: enlightenment. - SadhguruJV
Enlightenment is ego's ultimate disappointment. - Chögyam Trungpa
If Enlightenment was the salad, Entanglement is the soup - Neri Oxman
For most of us enlightenment is not a destination or graduation into a permanent higher state of consciousness, but a moment-by-moment experience constantly fluctuating between degrees of wholeness and limited consciousness. I like to call this enlightening-ment. - Jennifer Howard
The you that you think of as you (and that thinks of you as you, and so on) is not you, it’s just the character that the underlying truth of you is dreaming into existence. Enlightenment isn’t in the character, it’s in the underlying truth. - Jed McKenna
Enlightenment is the AWARENESS that ALL is ONE and ONE is ALL. Ignorance is the illusion of separateness. - Manprit Kaur
Enlightenment is recognizing that we are all connected, then consciously living that realization—our thoughts, words, and actions an unshakable reflection of that understanding. - Laurie Buchanan, PhD
To attain to enlightenment is to attain to all. When you are not, you become the whole. - Swami Dhyan Giten
Worship is invoking the divinity within. Meditation is awareness of divinity within. Enlightenment is realization of divinity within. Nirvana is being the divinity - Rashmit Kalra
Life sucks. Enlightenment is getting over it. - Ari Delta
Enlightenment is nothing but to experience your own mind. The experience of the self too is experiencing the intrinsic nature of the mind. - Roshan Sharma
Enlightenment is not like a Big Bang - it is an ongoing process. - Sadghuru
We are all born to fly. Instead, we sit on the branches afraid of the leap into the unknown. But the unknown is where enlightenment lives. Our true nature is the unknown. - Enza Vita
At the moment of enlightenment, everything is dropped—body, mind, all states, all things—everything. At that moment, there is no separate entity that can become enlightened, because there is no I that can experience it. - Enza Vita
Enlightenment is the unprogrammed state. - Jed McKenna
Enlightenment isn’t when you go there; it’s when there comes here. - Jed McKenna
Helping yourself is common sense, helping others is virtue, helping yourself and others is enlightenment. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Your imagination is the vehicle to enlightenment. - Gary Hopkins
Enlightenment is nothing more than moments of self-awareness. Don’t let cultural spiritual hierarchy intimidate you into the mindset of unworthiness. You are divine already, you just need to realize and accept it - Gary Hopkins
Enlightenment will be now the beginning, not the end. Beginning of a non-ending process in all dimensions of richness. - Osho
Enlightenment is a destructive process. It has nothing to do with becoming better or being happier. Enlightenment is the crumbling away of untruth. It’s seeing through the facade of pretense. It’s the complete eradication of everything we imagined to be true. - Adyashanti
From the persistence of noise comes the insistence of rage. From the emergence of tone comes the divergence of thought. From the enlightenment of music comes the wisdom of... silence.
LOCK-AND-KEY, n. The distinguishing device of civilization and enlightenment. - Ambrose Bierce
Anyone who tries to sell some brand of wisdom or enlightenment is a charlatan. - Marty Rubin
Education is the greatest gift to enlightenment. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A compulsive external search only leads us to the interpretation of another’s path. True identity and sustained harmony can only be achieved by turning inward, and it is there that you will find every answer that you need to step into enlightenment - Gary Hopkins
Knowledge is the first step of enlightenment - Charles T. Faulkner
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