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Enlightenment Quotes on Life

“Love is indeed ultimate reality as it is our source, purpose and destiny, or, in other words, the eternal current that permeates, creates and upholds our universe. It exists in the eternal now. There is only One reality. It ultimately is us; Love.” – Wald Wassermann

“You can’t love your mother or father if you don’t also have the capacity to grieve their deaths and, perhaps even more so, grieve parts of their lives.” – Glenn Beck

“Everything is possible for a self-determined mind.” – Dan Desmarques

Enlightenment Quotes

“The only way to live in this life is to love this life.” – Bert McCoy

“The ultimate goal of human life is freedom of soul by attaining consciousness of God.” – Shiva Negi

“What is Enlightenment? Enlightenment is to be vigilant when everyone is sleeping; it is to see when everyone is blind; to hear when everyone is deaf!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

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“He who loves truly will impose conditions: those necessary to allow love to expand and hate to fade.” – Dan Desmarques

“Enlightenment is the complete flowering of body, mind and the soul.” – Amit Ray

“You are not alone because all the time there are numberless buddhas and bodhisattvas surrounding you, everywhere loving you, guiding you, that is what they do.” – Thubten Zopa

“For many people unable to see the light, only too much darkness can help them experience the need for enlightenment.” – Dan Desmarques

“Trust the Universe. It is Father and Mother for all Lightworkers. Your way is never darkness.” – Nara InneresGold

“One who is human, is holy – one who is human, is sanctimonious – one who is human, is chaste – one who is human, is pious.” – Abhijit Naskar

“Once you are spiritually awakened, wherever you are is the best spot from which to watch the Drama of Life; and what is happening is the best and most important scene.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“The jollity of life comes not from the cessation of suffering; rather, from its acceptance.” – J.W. Barlament

“Without a master you cannot possibly awaken to enlightenment, so follow a qualified master and accomplish whatever he commands.” – Padmasambhava

“There is strong shadow where there is much light.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“You are responsible for the energy you bring into this room.” – Brené Brown

Enlightenment Quotes Buddha life motivation

“The secret to happiness: resist nothing and allow everything. The secret to contentment: revere everything. The secret to enlightenment: there is no secret.” – Maximus Freeman

“The history of the islands is fleeting, but when one remembers, it’s the land of a thousand unknown tribes written out of history.” – Reno Ursal

“We are all CONNECTED and I genuinely believe we should never stop absorbing knowledge from those around us. Observe: Gain from another’s experience. We all have something unique to share, so go out and engage the world with compassion, patience and generosity.” – Rosalie Bardo

“Enlightenment, understood in the widest sense as the advance of thought, has always aimed at liberating human beings from fear and installing them as masters. Yet the wholly enlightened earth is radiant with triumphant calamity.” – Theodor W. Adorno

“The touchstone of everything that can be concluded as a law for a people lies in the question whether the people could have imposed such a law on itself.” – Immanuel Kant

“Let the Jesus of your Spirit ride the donkey; Don‘t make your Jesus carry the donkey.” – Kabir Edmund Helminski

“It is neither cowardice nor betrayal to insist that the Enlightenment’s main lesson is to be mindful of how much it has left its inheritors to figure out.” – Samuel Moyn

“A balanced inner calmness radiates from a peaceful centre. It neither craves others’ approval nor rejects others’ presence. It neither pulls towards nor pushes away. It has a reverent attitude towards life and all its inhabitants.” – Donna Goddard

“You are actually in search of nothing-and when you realize this you are free.” – Bert McCoy

“Doubt is all that is needed to undo anything.” – Dan Desmarques

Spiritual Enlightenment Quotes on Life

“Earthly reality solidifies a set of lines of communication where nothing is truly real but everything is necessary.” – Dan Desmarques

“Enlightenment is radiating peace and harmony from every cell, every gene and every DNA of our body.” – Amit Ray

“Curiosity, humility and compassion, these are the fundamental pillars of monkhood, if you have these in your life, then you are a monk, regardless of your financial status and relationship status.” – Abhijit Naskar

“Whenever bigotry and sectarianism overshadow human conscience, I will rise in one neuron cluster or another.” – Abhijit Naskar

“Everyone has the fire, but the champions know when to ignite the spark.” – Amit Ray

“Call it spirituality, scientific investigation, enlightenment or atheism, there exists an actual reality.” – Anand Damani

“The process of enlightenment is simply this: to reduce one’s concerns while increasing one’s happiness.” – Marty Rubin

“En-Light-en-Ment removes shadows of lies.” – Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel

“Whoever sees me sees the teaching, and whoever sees the teaching sees me.” – Siddhārtha Gautama

“The day you realize your emptiness, will be the day you realize your wholeness.” – Abhijit Naskar

“Enlightenment means taking full responsibility for your life.” – William Blake

“The true definition of mental illness is when the majority of your time is spent in the past or future, but rarely living in the realism of now.” – Shannon L. Alder

“quick. say something useful to this person” – Eckhart Tolle

“Life is interconnected, and each dimension overlaps the other in a holographic and interwoven way. Nothing exists in isolation. Everything interpenetrates everything else.” – Chris Hawke

“One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. The latter procedure, however, is disagreeable and therefore not popular.” – C.G. Jung

“God is visible in the smallest details of the creatures. She is visible in the darkest space of human heart. She is visible in the grandest art of cosmic space. God is everywhere. Witness the presence of God within every thing and every being.” – Amit Ray

“The truth about truth is that it cannot be taught or explained. Truth is that which is experienced by those it chooses to reveal itself to. One cannot learn of what is truth but one can ultimately become one with truth and live in truth.” – Kayambila Mpulamasaka

“Through words, no matter how much you may try, you cannot make a blind man understand light.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“Great thoughts create great character that determine the great future.” – Shiva Negi

“To become enlightened means, to know what you are, what you are not, and still be everything.” – Saroj Aryal

“Enlightenment delivers a man from his error.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“The less you know, the more you will be known The less you want, the more you will have The less you are, the more you will be” – Vivian Amis

“Buddhas are innocent beings, they can easily be judged. Yet, judging a Buddha is the worst thing humanity keeps on doing to itself.” – Saroj Aryal

“Real enlightenment is not at all free from all sorts of ignorance, but it is at all times aware of that ignorance as well as all the shortcomings of the self, whereas in the so-called enlightenment fueled by mysticism, the self gets consumed by the illusion of knowledge, which is worse than ignorance.” – Abhijit Naskar

“Blessed are the storms that favor the sons of Odin.” – Dan Desmarques

“Humanity first, nationality later – compassion first, religion later – acceptance first, formalities later.” – Abhijit Naskar

“He in whose heart the words of the master have entered, Sees the truth like a treasure in his own palm.” – Longchen Rabjam

“Divinity manifests through superlative awareness, devotion, and effort – a direct materialization of Spirit attained only when Self journeys beyond the confines of Self.” – Jason Cain

“A person whom lives in a deliberate and thoughtful manner can resist passively assimilating society’s deviant values and unwholesome cultural mores, and live in a courageous and generous manner while passionately pursuing a full life that transcends wastefulness, miserly accumulation, and exploitation of other people.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

“Our work is to cross a treshold into emptiness and stillness. It is like entering an empty room that proves to hold a great presence. The apparent emptiness of simple presence is richer than the crowded experience of ordinary personality. We can either be empty with Spirit or full of ourselves.” – Kabir Edmund Helminski

“Without ego we are divine” – Bert McCoy

“Without the mind there is no God.” – Abhijit Naskar
“The greater a person’s capacity for love, the more liberation, enlightenment, and happiness the person finds in their life.” – Joy Nur

“if your purpose is to find enlightenment, then seek it not outside, but inside, and if your purpose is helping others, then renounce nothing but your obsession for possessions and help those in need in whichever way you can.” – Abhijit Naskar

“Burying oneself in holy books and traditions, doesn’t bring holiness, what does is, losing oneself in the service of others.” – Abhijit Naskar

“The things that come to us easily, our propensities, are carried on a deep subconscious level into our next life. There are no coincidences.” – Raquel Cepeda

“Everything we dream, we can be, and everything we can imagine about who we are, we can become, or have been, or are on another plane of a parallel existence. The dream is as real as the illusion of the matter we touch.” – Dan Desmarques

“When we meditate, our heart, which is as hard as a stone, will flower and become as soft and sensitive as cotton, and we will feel the compassion towards others.” – His Divine Holiness Sri Nithyananda Paramashivam

“Love is the ultimate revelation of wisdom.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“Enlightenment is like quantum tunneling – when everyone sees walls and barriers, enlightened one sees infinite possibilities.” – Amit Ray

“All are special. Now it is discovered. Angels are among us. Love is uncovered.” – Wald Wassermann

“To see the light in your heart, you must first open all windows in your mind which were shut during your early years…” – Husam Wafaei

“Life is a dream. ‘Tis waking that kills us.” – Virginia Woolf

“Buddhahood is attained by recognizing one’s nature.” – Padmasambhava

“Everything is here and everything is now, within you.” – Chris Hawke

“The cost of scientific advance is the humbling recognition that reality was not constructed to be easily grasped by the human mind. This is the cardinal tenet of scientific understanding: Our species and its ways of thinking are a product of evolution, not the purpose of evolution.” – Edward O. Wilson

“He who has lost himself in his mental disorders has also lost the ability to distinguish between happiness and unhappiness, good and bad.” – Dan Desmarques

“Happiness does not come from achieving superficial objects, true happiness and satisfaction are already at a higher level of human consciousness.” – Shiva Negi

“In so many ways we are still in the dark ages, but there is light appearing over the horizon of choice and consciousness.” – Bryant McGill

“Saint or sage or the awakened being is not the one free from all desires and expectations, but the one who has an active conscience to see the real implications of those desires and expectations and then act accordingly for the best possible outcome for the self as well as the society.” – Abhijit Naskar

“Enlightenment is possible – for everyone.” – Miles Neale

Spiritual Enlightenment Quotes

“I believe from the bottom of my heart that what we call religion is the very most important matter for human beings. I cannot stress enough that the ultimate goal of religion, whether we call it satori or peace of mind, is for each individual to live in peace and tranquility, to live a full and satisfying life.” – Soko Morinaga

“Enlightenment… is the vivid, lively manifestation of the heart with which one is born – the heart that is no-form, no-mind, nonabiding, attached neither to form nor to thought, but in dynamic motion.” – Soko Morinaga

“Books do not make you holy, places do not make you holy, prayers do not make you holy, rituals do not make you holy, what does make you holy is your oneness with others.” – Abhijit Naskar

“It [enlightenment] has not come to you by means of teaching! And-thus is my thought, oh exalted one, nobody will obtain salvation by means of teachings!” – Hermann Hesse

“Unlike some who claim that a line in the sand was forever crossed on a particular date in time, no such final event has happened in Joan’s story. And, in fact, true enlightenment is not concerned at all with “me” being enlightened.” – Joan Tollifson

“Loving is thy nature that giveth birth to all. Blessed be all creatures no matter big or small.” – Wald Wassermann

“It’s not easy keeping track of all the voices in your head, but no one’s going to do it for you.” – Bert McCoy

“Any argument that is reinforced without allowing consciousness to rise is a struggle for the ego, not a search for the truth.” – Dan Desmarques

“In deep meditation, individual consciousness merged with the cosmic consciousness. In the absence of doer, the lotus blossoms.” – Amit Ray

“There were no more abysses, no more walls. There was no more exile. He had seen the foundations of the universe, and they were solid.” – Ursula K. Le Guin

“No blanks. The universe makes love to my mind and gives birth to poetry every single time.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones

“The opportunity to experience yourself differently is always available.” – Yongey Mingyur

“Enlightenment will be now the beginning, not the end. Beginning of a non-ending process in all dimensions of richness.” – Osho

“This thing I am feeling, I’m almost certain, is the closest I’ll ever come to standing somewhere in between truth and reconciliation.” – Raquel Cepeda

“By hurting someone you hurt yourself and by loving someone you love yourself.” – Abhijit Naskar

“A being forced to learn in a negative context learns about himself in a context of differentiation and comparison.” – Dan Desmarques

“I was wedded to all the stars of the sky.There was not a single star left, and I married every one of them with great spiritual pleasure. Then I married the moon.” – Ibn Arabi

“The divinity that you keep seeking in the mountains, in the jungles, in the deserts, lies dormant within yourself. So, it’s not the place that makes you enlightened, rather it’s your intention.” – Abhijit Naskar

“The only source of everlasting happiness, peace and satisfaction is enlightenment and Karma-yoga is the path to attain enlightenment.” – Shiva Negi

“Spiritual awakening is a stone realizing it was always the air.” – Saroj Aryal

“Enlightenment isn’t when you go there; it’s when there comes here.” – Jed McKenna

“… the past gives you an identity and the future holds the promise of salvation, of fulfillment in whatever form. Both are illusions.” – Eckhart Tolle

“Seeing clearly is seeing things through the eyes of another.” – Bert McCoy

“More than machines, we need mindfulness – more than likes, we need kindness – more than connections, we need commitment – more than advancement, we need enlightenment.” – Abhijit Naskar

“In this present life, you can experience your enlightened essence, and if you do that, you can, before passing away, attain the perfectly and fully awakened state of a buddha.” – Tulku Urgyen

“The Self, smaller than small, greater than great, is hidden in the heart of every creature. A man who has left all grief behind, sees the majesty, the Lord, the passionless, by the resting of the mind and senses.” – Upanishads

“PRAY without ceasing’ and take praise breaks all throughout your day!” – DeBorrah K. Ogans

“You’re eighteen years old and you graduated high school. You’re Filipino and American. But what if everything you know is predicated on assumptions about the world that are misleading and false?” – Reno Ursal

“Most people are just filler- like extras in the background of movies exist to make the scene appear fuller- they exist only to make earth appear fuller. But, really they are vapid, substanceless, in fact I avoid most people like the plague” – Mohadesa Najumi

“What can oppose the decline of the west is not a resurrected culture but the utopia that is silently contained in the image of its decline.” – Theodor W. Adorno

“For a beginner, mind is a tool; for an advanced, it’s a hindrance.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“An intelligent act is not limited to knowing a particular subject, but also knowing when and how to mobilize that knowledge.” – Dan Desmarques

“When you no longer care what the world thinks about you, then only you can rebel, and to rebel is the only way to born again.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.” – Joseph Smith Jr.

“And to accomplish the welfare of all living beings I will transform my body into an enlightened wish-fulfilling jewel.” – Shantideva Bodhisattva

“I don’t seek truth, for I am truth.” – Abhijit Naskar

“To live is not to breathe but to act. It is to make use of our organs, our senses, our faculties, of all the parts of ourselves which give us the sentiment of our existence. The man who has lived the most is not he who has counted the most years but he who has most felt life.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“Be a soul to attain enlightenment.” – Shiva Negi

“A happy mind can produce hope and faith. In that positive manifestation, reality, which is directly associated with the subject’s innermost self, will change to favor such feelings and beliefs.” – Dan Desmarques

“In his face there came to be a brooding peace that is seen most often in the faces of the very sorrowful or the very wise. But still he wandered through the streets of the town, always silent and alone.” – Carson McCullers

“I had deceived myself. I will not deceive myself again. I have worn many masks and will wear them no more.” – David Rae

“Although the wind blows terribly here, the moonlight also leaks between the roof planks of this ruined house.” – Izumi Shikibu

“The light of oneness is available to all of us, present in hidden aquifers where life’s waters continue to flow, waiting in a living silence for us to notice.” – Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

“Your character defines who you are, and the character you create will determine who you will be in the future.” – Shiva Negi

“Smile as it is the rainbow of your soul. So smile my love. Please smile. You are the magnificent rainbow of my unconditional soul.” – Wald Wassermann

“Only the Self is.” – Bert McCoy

“By failing to take note of the gifts of modernity, social critics poison voters against responsible custodians and incremental reformers who can consolidate the tremendous progress we have enjoyed and strengthen the conditions that will bring us more.” – Steven Pinker

“Enlightenment, and the death which comes before it, is the primary business of Varanasi.” – Tahir Shah

“Enlightenment is: absolute cooperation with the inevitable.” – Anthony de Mello

“Some people would rather be right than free.” – Vivian Amis

“You become who you inspire to be.” – Tarot Priest

“If one can remember that one is here for something more than fragile dreams then one will have passed the first, pivotal test.” – Donna Goddard

“A person whom refuses to grow will never attain bliss.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

“Enlightenment is its own reward, its own punishment. You begin to see so much more. And so much more sees you.” – Laird Barron

“The only way to reach enlightenment is by walking towards the brightest light you can find and keep walking until you reach it.” – Courtney Beck

“There is no creation unless you act. No action, no creation. Thinking of creating something is merely the beginning.” – Ilchi Lee

“When one comes to the essence of being, The shining wisdom of reality Illumines all like the cloudless sky.” – Milarepa

“I realized I had let my own incapacity to recover from my past shrink my world so that it was big enough for only me. It was hitting me now, really for the first time, how being fucked up can turn into a form of narcissism. So that I barely acknowledged that others might need something from me.” – Koethi Zan

“Humankind’s unilateral intent is peace as harmony is One’s true nature.” – Wald Wassermann

“Enlightenment starts with a question.” – Darwin Stephenson

“Identification is only possible when the exterior structure is so neutral that it can be easily assimilated.” – Dan Desmarques

“HELLO! Look at me. HELLO! I am so ZEN. This is BLOOD. This is NOTHING. Hello. Everything is nothing, and it’s so cool to be ENLIGHTENED. Like me.” – Chuck Palahniuk

“You are the eternal sunshine of the cosmic mind.” – Wald Wassermann

“I become what I see in myself. All that thought suggests to me, I can do; all that thought reveals in me, I can become. This should be man’s unshakable faith in himself, because God dwells in him.” – Sri Aurobindo

“You are not limited to this body, to this mind, or to this reality – you are a limitless ocean of Consciousness, imbued with infinite potential. You are existence itself.” – Joseph P. Kauffman

“We do not learn for the benefit of anyone, we learn to unlearn ignorance.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

“If you can see the little things and the small details around you as big things, you’re enlightened!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

“Everyone on Earth is on Death Row until they find a way out. It’s not so hard to find the way out. The problem is wanting to.” – Donna Goddard

“Not thinking about anything is Zen. Once you know this, walking, sitting, or lying down, everything you do is Zen.” – Bodhidharma

“I is not just I, I is also One, which is the very symbol of a united humanity, and that united humanity begins with I – that is, it begins with the individual.” – Abhijit Naskar

“People often associate complexity with deeper meaning, when often after precious time has been lost, it is realized that simplicity is the key to everything.” – Gary Hopkins

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” – Socrates

Enlightenment Quotes About Life

What is enlightenment? It is to give up the search and realize that life is an end in itself.” – Marty Rubin

“It is in moments of shadow that illumination happens.” – Cheyanne Ratnam

“God does not choose religions. Religions call themselves representatives of the Truth, but this representation is always self-entitled. One must discern entitlement from Truth if he hopes to understand God.” – Dan Desmarques

“All of us are star seeds predestined to wake up in love with one another. Love is our true purpose while on earth. All is alive. All is love. So love we must as it is love that creates all life.” – Wald Wassermann

“Enlightenment is transcending the three levels of consciousness protoself, core consciousness and extended consciousness.” – Amit Ray

“Nobody makes anybody enlightened. Just tell them what you want to say, then let them decide for themselves.” – Toba Beta

“A decision is as relevant as the irrelevance you place on your willingness to accept responsibility for its consequences.” – Dan Desmarques

“The degree to which your consciousness expands, is the degree to which you understand yourself and the universe.” – Gina Charles

“There are those who know and those who don’t know. And for every ten thousand who don’t know there’s only one who knows. That’s the miracle of all time – the fact that these millions know so much but don’t know this.” – Carson McCullers

“I know one day we will awake as one and all the differences of two will disappear.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“Only one book is worth reading: the heart.” – Ajahn Chah

“The only way the break free from the vicious cycle of birth and death is by becoming Enlightened.” – HDH Bhagavan Sri Nithyananda Paramashivoham

“You can feel Him but you cannot understand Him.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“Solitude is the source of happiness” – Padmasambhava

“It’s like a thousand ways to die with dark comedy and scenes that will make you blush. There also may be, cannibalism, dinosaurs, rat spiders, tar lizards and stone lions that hack up ice loogies. Welcome to Immortal Testing” – Kim Cormack

“All phenomena of samsara and nirvana are your own mind.” – Padmasambhava

“The Earth and sky fuse at the horizon, and each becomes the other, till there is no other.” – Meeta Ahluwalia

“Between our mind and an object there is nothing but self-developed conceptions.” – Dan Desmarques

“The truth is that it is impossible to bestow a right. Only duties can be placed on a man, and anyone pretending to offer you a right is trying to smuggle “the last of all oppressions” right under your nose. But this is how it has always gone, for Liberalism is a flatterer.” – Daniel Schwindt

“Bringing to light what had been hidden in darkness should not overwhelm you, but EDUCATE you.” – Solange nicole

“He who acts against the cosmic order also acts against himself, because he is within and affected by that same order.” – Dan Desmarques

“A glimmer of self realisation is all you need, that the answer is not somewhere else but it’s with in you. Deeply buried, awaiting for the moment of enlightenment” – Suhita Durga

“If you would listen, sir, in the sense of being aware of your conflicts and contradictions without forcing them into any particular pattern of thought, perhaps they might altogether cease.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

“Whatever passes through your mind, don’t focus on it and don’t try to suppress it. Just observe it as it comes and goes.” – Yongey Mingyur

“For the deceived mind, an illusion is always meaningful, until the pain of being wrong proves otherwise. And this may take a lifetime, or never come to pass.” – Dan Desmarques

“I’ve learned that opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you miss.” – Andy Rooney

“You are never alone. You are eternally connected with everyone.” – Amit Ray

“Explaining something to someone doesn’t mean controlling their thoughts in the process. It does mean giving her the opportunity to develop on her own in this learning context.” – Dan Desmarques

“Raise you awareness and share your uniqueness to the world.” – Amit Ray

“Do not shake up the water in my snow globe. You’ve been warned.” – Kim Cormack

“There is no light where I am. If any comes it is not enlightenment but lightning.” – Iris Murdoch

“Enlightenment is going beyond the normal thinking patterns of trigger-routine-and-reward habit loops.” – Amit Ray

“Enlightenment is gained through ignorance. Ignorance proceeds sorrow, pain and suffering.Refinement through pain come wisdom and knowledge which in turn becomes enlightenment and to know better is to do better.” – Jose R. Coronado

“Humans think with all their efforts to make them enlightened. What we often forget and don’t realize is that enlightenment is not the fruit of human effort. That might only come as a blessing. As a gift.” – Titon Rahmawan

“It is not that we love to be alone, but that we love to soar, and when we do soar, the company grows thinner and thinner until there is none at all. …We are not the less to aim at the summits though the multitude does not ascend them.” – Henry David Thoreau

“The Stone of Guilt in the River of the Mind, the block in the flow of intelligence.” – Paramahamsa Nithyananda

“Enlightenment is playing every ball of life with perfection, sincerity and love without perturb by the blame or praise of the world.” – Amit Ray

“Holiness that starts and ends in books, is no holiness.” – Abhijit Naskar

“When [God] is moving you toward a new consciousness, you need to recognize the winds of change at once, move with them instead of clinging to what is already gone.” – Stephen Cope

“The only thing that makes sense to do is strive for greater collective enlightenment.” – Elon Musk

“The body is not the Bodhi tree. The mind, no mirror bright. Since nothing is there, on what should dust alight?” – Joseph Campbell

“The process of creation and evolution is open to all those who are ready for this wonderful adventure of life and living up to their highest potential.” – Divneet Kaur Lall

“The end of the end is the beginning like the absence of the absence is the presence.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“Dance with the flowers of enlightenment – then watch as your mind and body blossom as you begin to harvest the fruits of self-progression and self-realization” – Natasha Potter

“What is life to Spirit, is death to the ego.” – Vivian Amis

“We all are nameless and formless within, therefore too, we all are one.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“The quicker a person forgives other people for mistakes the sooner a person moves forward to live their own life free of disabling anger, resentment, bitterness, and regret.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

“Creation is not just merely an act of love, it is an act from love.” – Wald Wassermann

“Knowing the Truth is not based on knowledge, but on being “it”.” – Vivian Amis

“I never lose hope, For hope is the road travelled between impossible to possible.” – Gillian Duce

“Even if you have not awakened, if you realize that your perceptions and activities are all like dreams and you view them with detachment, not giving rise to grasping and rejecting discrimination, then this is virtually tantamount to awakening from the dream.” – Muso Kokushi

“The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.” – John Berry

“The room was filled with Hundreds of devotees When Chow Ling asked: Why are you worshipping the teapot Instead of drinking the tea?” – Wu Hsin

“The most amazing and strange thing about awakening to the truth of oneness is that there is no such thing as oneness as an isolated phenomenon.” – Anam Thubten

“The messenger is not important. The message is. Love is the message. It really is Love.” – Wald Wassermann

“Question Everything until you find that common thread that unravels everything.” – Vivian Amis

“Wisdom comes alone through suffering.” – Aeschylus

“Character building is the creation of one’s own future.” – Shiva Negi

“Spirituality means simply to be in tune with your soul.” – Tarot Priest

“To desperately long for something or someone, not only powerfully repels it far away from you, but it sets you up for failure, for frustration, exploitation, depletion, exhaustion, and for even more longing for what it is that you desire to have.” – James J. Elleyby

“A person instinctively seeks a sense of oneness with other people and nature.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

Enlightenment Quotes Buddha

“That what cannot be expressed in words but is felt with the heart holds all in its warm embrace. This is our true nature as it unites us all. It is Love.” – Wald Wassermann

“Enlightenment in our time and age, is simply insight gained through rigorous analysis and creative observation of evidence.” – Abhijit Naskar

“She had never coveted the role of princess. She’d always wanted to be the hero.” – Kim Cormack

“First mountains are mountains and rivers are rivers. Than mountains are no longer mountains and rivers are no longer rivers. Finally mountains are mountains and rivers are rivers.” – Dan Millman

“But people of the deepest understanding look within, distracted by nothing. Since a clear mind is the Buddha, they attain the understanding of a Buddha without using the mind.” – Bodhidharma

“It is my sincere desire that my research and hard work will help create a world where we all learn to walk this Earth, safe, enlightened and free from the perils of cruelty, ignorance, and all the other dark and sinister forces, which make assholes possible.” – Alexei Maxim Russell

“Rewind and you will find One’s intent so pure so kind.” – Wald Wassermann

“Though we live in a world filled with strife, a person can resolve to live in a manner that promotes a tranquil mind while exhibiting charity for other people and reverence for nature.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

“If you do not believe that God can take you at this moment and make you one of His friends (Awliya) then you are ignorant of His power.” – Michael Sugich

“Be as you are that what it means Love.” – Wald Wassermann

“Don’t mistake mere words to be the meaning of the teachings. Mingle the practice with your own being and attain liberation from samsara right now.” – Padmasambhava

“Turning the other cheek, when properly understood, is not an expression of co-dependent doormat-hood. Nor is it a state of passive denial. Turning the other cheek, my friend, is badass.” – Carrie Triffet

“God always makes you accountable for your mistakes, especially, when they are related to egotistic decisions. Ignorance and sympathy are never excuses in the realm of the spirit.” – Dan Desmarques

“In order to be the master of your life, you must first recognize that you are the rightful master of your brain, its owner and operator.” – Ilchi Lee

“The more that a person immerses themselves into a body of work that calls upon them to draw their life sustaining sustenance from an internal well of compassion the closer a person comes to developing, maintaining, and displaying the wholesome glow radiating from a peaceful mind.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

“That what it means love is you my love. You my love, you are the true meaning. The meaning of true unconditional love.” – Wald Wassermann

“What should I do – how should I act now, this very day… What she would resolve to do that day did not yet seem quite clear, but something that she could achieve stirred her as with an approaching murmur which would soon gather distinctness.” – George Eliot

“I have said: “Blow out the lamp! Day is here!” And you keep saying: “Give me a lamp so I can find the day.” – Frank Herbert

“Earth’s love song is the universal mother tongue.” – Wald Wassermann

“Human beings only transform reality with their spiritual power in proportion to what they believe they can change. In this sense, spirituality is always proportional to the capacity to create postulates and make them reality.” – Dan Desmarques

“Do not give them a candle to light the way, teach them how to make fire instead. That is the meaning of enlightenment.” – Kamand Kojouri

“The Buddhist attitude is that it doesn’t matter how many delusions you have, how confused you are, how much sin or negativity you have created, it is possible, absolutely possible, to totally eradicate all of it.” – Thubten Yeshe

“Love foremost is the first and most noble of all truths as it underwrites all matters of the universe.” – Wald Wassermann

“What is it I am afraid of letting go, my secret self less but self absorbed habits? Or maybe the question is – What am I afraid of learning – to become a more enlightened human being?” – Helen Edwards

“Pardon me. We are not here to build the walls. We are here to break them all.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“When we zoom freely into the ‘now’ and surrender readily to a liberating emptiness, we can be instantly overwhelmed by creative surging strength and a flash of enlightenment, expelling the cloudy specters blurring our minds.” – Erik Pevernagie

“Being kind to the stranger, is far more religious than listening and preaching “love thy neighbor” – lending a hand to a person stuck in misery to deliver some peace in their life, is far more holy, than repeating a thousand times “peace be upon Mohammed”.” – Abhijit Naskar

“Within the seed of expectation lies the promise of creation.” – Wald Wassermann

“Enlightenment is at the source of everything. From it, flows our Intuition and our creative energy. It is the delta of the human spirit ~ what we innately seek to return to, as we find ourselves lost in this world.” – Kim Chestney

“Moonlight streamed through the uncovered bedroom window, reflecting off the glass and touching my legs. My skin emitted a caramel radiance. I absorbed the warmth and privately thanked Bathala and my ancestors for their guidance.” – Reno Ursal

“Each day includes one tone of creation that corresponds to one of the energetic forces and indicates the role and significance of our activity in the manifestation process.” – Ilze Mikelsone

“Due to their fetish of univocity, the men of the Enlightenment were largely unable to comprehend the idea of the common good. The atoms of Democritus and Newton’s particles of light / made philosophes think they could ground the common good in private right” – Coëmgenus

“Who are we, really? Essentially; Love. We are meant to love one another for it is Love that we are. Love, it truly is the illuminator of life” – Wald Wassermann

“Perhaps one day, all these conflicts will end, and it won’t be because of great statesmen or churches or organisations like this one. It’ll be because people have changed. They’ll be like you, Puffin. More a mixture. So why not become a mongrel? It’s healthy.” – Kazuo Ishiguro

“The adventure is to claim your authentic being which is not culturally given to you” – Terrence McKenna

“Faith allows us to look at the invisible and believe in our desires. For faith and persistence go together, and we cannot keep faith without the persistence that justifies it.” – Dan Desmarques

“Never allow your ego to diminish your ability to listen.” – Gary Hopkins

“To rid oneself of misery every human being needs to align thoughts, speech, and action and that alignment is music.” – Anand Damani

“It isn’t by getting out of the world that we become enlightened, but by getting into the world… by getting so tuned in that we can ride the waves of our existence and never get tossed because we become the waves.” – Ken Kesey

“Contentment and inner peace is a vibrational alignment with Universe and the ultimate key to unlock our conscious.” – Dr. Tony Beizaee

“The evolutionary algorithm of all life on earth is written in this universal language we call love.” – Wald Wassermann

“It’s ever been the way of the man of science or philosophy. Most folks stay in the dark and then complain they can’t see nothing.” – Ron Rash

“He who is receptive enough to assimilate the truth of life, does not need any meditation or spiritual practice to attain enlightenment.” – Shiva Negi

“Necromancers, like moths to a flame, destroyed by relentless curiosity! It’s such a beautiful thing to have such power, frightening, but beautiful! Through terror, we reach enlightenment!” – Rebecca McNutt

“A healer’s power stems not from any special ability, but from maintaining the courage and awareness to embody and express the universal healing power that every human being naturally possesses.” – Eric Micha’el Leventhal

“The best kind of happiness is a habit you’re passionate about.” – Shannon L. Alder

“Rest assured that all is good this godly good One brotherhood.” – Wald Wassermann

“There is only one path… and everyone is on it.” – Vivian Amis

“The secret of work is to work with obligation, regardless of its outcome.” – Shiva Negi

Short Enlightenment Quotes

“Vulnerability is the least celebrated emotion in our society” – Mohadesa Najumi

“When you are full of problems, there’s no room for anything new to enter, no room for a solution. So whenever you can, make some room, create some space, so that you find the life underneath your life situation.” – Eckhart Tolle

“While we encounter people and intuit their thoughts, and hear their words, we construe and interpret what we perceive. In that way, perception can become enlightenment and recognition.” – Erik Pevernagie

“Myth is already enlightenment, and enlightenment reverts to mythology.” – Theodor W. Adorno

“Enlightenment must come little by little – otherwise it would overwhelm.” – Idries Shah

“The Encyclopedia – the advance artillery of reason, the armada of philosophy, the siege engine of the enlightenment…” – Peter Prange

“Trust me, I have never seen Her yet, but I swear, forever I have felt Her all over.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“Within each of us is a light, awake, encoded in the fibers of our existence. Divine ecstasy is the totality of this marvelous creation experienced in the hearts of humanity” – Tony Samara

“She met his eyes, knowing a part of her would always miss who they were in that beautiful time before they disappeared.” – Kim Cormack

“When surrender happens, the universe itself becomes your Guru and starts walking you to your blissful home.” – Shunya

“I want to be better today than I was yesterday and better tomorrow than I am today” – Levon Peter Poe

“At a cosmic level, it doesn’t matter so much what we lose or gain, but rather what we learn.” – Dan Desmarques

“All coexists as one as it is one that creates existence; this one, it is ‘Love’.” – Wald Wassermann

“When the end is in sight, the journey has only just begun.” – Anthony T. Hincks

“I stopped living a long time ago, in order to simply exist. Now I am trying to leave existence, in order to step into nihility.” – Lionel Suggs

“Enlightenment is the realization that all is as it should be. Everything is perfect as it is. Enlightenment is not an effort to achieve. Enlightenment is a state of non-doing, of effortlessness. Enlightenment is the feeling that you are at home in existence. You are part of the whole. You don’t exist separately, all separation has disappeared. Enlightenment is the understanding that all is good and that all is an tremendous harmony.” – Swami Dhyan Giten

“Awareness increases every time we dream, because the dream allows the highest level of happiness that can be achieved.” – Dan Desmarques

“Go out in nature and you will find yourself in love with all of nature’s kind.” – Wald Wassermann

“We belong eternally to the darkness and further eternally to the light.” – Saroj Aryal

“Enlightenment is transcending the limits of the Selfish gene. It is mastering the pain, pleasure and reward circuits of the brain by radiating peace, love and harmony from every cell of the body.” – Amit Ray

“For an existential problem to be overcome, it must be experienced in the form of a projected and dramatized dilemma.” – Dan Desmarques

“Sooner or later on this journey, every traveller faces the same question: Are you a human intending to be a god, or a god pretending to be human?” – Eric Micha’el Leventhal

“Life is effervescent Consciousness!” – Unknown

“What drains your spirit drains your body. What fuels your spirit fuels your body.” – Carolyn Myss

“Your greatest awakening comes, when you are aware about your infinite nature.” – Amit Ray

“As in music, when we hear the crescendo building, suddenly if the music stops, we begin to hear the silence as part of the music.” – Chögyam Trungpa

“Two enemies try to destroy each other so that only one of them remains. Two lovers also want to become one unit. This whole circus is happening because we are trying to ‘create’ oneness instead of trying to realize that we are already one.” – Shunya

“If you look deep enough into anyone’s eyes you will see yourself.” – Bert McCoy

“Enlightenment is not something to achieve, Enlightenment is something to feel!” – Md. Ziaul Haque

“For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete destruction.” – Cynthia Occelli

“Enlightenment is blessing the world with one hand and touching the earth with the other hand.” – Amit Ray

“Fortified with the force of love only can we build a truly united world.” – Abhijit Naskar

“The purpose of existence is manifesting a higher frequency of consciousness.” – His Divine Holiness Sri Nithyananda Paramashivam

“Memories are of the ethereal, and not the material world, that is how I know I am forever.” – Michael Poeltl

“Only in the silence of our mind are we One.” – Vivian Amis

“Remember your connection with the cosmos. Remember your connection with the infinity and that remembrance will give you the freedom.” – Amit Ray

“The soul must first realize that something seems to be missing before it can, one day, know that nothing was missing at all.” – Donna Goddard

“The world demands I make good choices on no information, and then blames my maidenhood for my mistakes, as if my maidenhood were responsible for my ignorance. Ignorance is not stupidity, but it might as well be. And I do not like feeling stupid.” – Lois McMaster Bujold

“There is creative reading as well as creative writing.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Not till your thoughts cease all their branching here and there, not till you abandon all thoughts of seeking for something, not till your mind is motionless as wood or stone, will you be on the right road to the Gate.” – Huang Po

“We recognize animals as our teachers and wayshowers on the paths of Enlightenment, and we honor and respect their souls and unique knowledge of the Universe.” – Elizabeth Eiler

“From the heart comes the power of the soul, which connects with the spiritual consciousness associated with God.” – Dan Desmarques

“You are in a house of mirrors. People around you are your reflections. They look different because you look different from different angles. You are Paramatma (Supreme Soul). Don’t identify yourself with a reflection which says, ‘No, I am just a little human being.” – Shunya

“People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own souls. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.” – Carl Jung

“If you have realized your responsibility towards your society, then you are more enlightened that all the priests, imams and pundits combined.” – Abhijit Naskar

“Life is not the shit and complications and obligations that make up our day. That’s just the stuff we pile on top of Life to obscure it. Our existence itself is the miraculous thing we’re talking about here. Life is, essentially, another workable synonym for ‘God.” – Carrie Triffet

“Self-knowledge can only be attained by becoming a soul.” – Shiva Negi

“Don’t you just wish you could find your way through that Exit door and stay there if/whenever you wanted…or come back with that blissful new understanding that makes life worth living.” – Juliet Castle

“My soul is alight with your infinitude of stars. Your world has broken upon me like a flood. The flowers of your garden blossom in my body. The joy of life that is everywhere burns like an incense in my heart. And the breath of all things plays on my life as on a pipe of reeds.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“Never put yourself in a position to be made an example of.” – Gary Hopkins

“He suddenly understood the message of so many spiritual teachers that the only revolution that can work is the inner transformation of every human being.” – Stanislav Grof

“We slaves, we lords, we fools, we men and women, we mortals, we toys of the gods – all the same thing, Palli. They are all the same to me now.” – Lois McMaster Bujold

“All angels are not lovers, but all lovers are angels.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“Man is the sky turned inside out.” – Saroj Aryal

“Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.” – Vera Nazarian

“Once people start identifying themselves or others as “permanently enlightened people,” the bullshit begins.” – Joan Tollifson

Enlightenment Quotes About Government

“When true awareness is at play, the pedestrian becomes the path and the path becomes the pedestrian – the aware becomes the awareness and awareness becomes the aware.” – Abhijit Naskar

“Collaboration has no hierarchy. The Sun collaborates with soil to bring flowers on the earth.” – Amit Ray

“Enlightenment means “In Light In Mind” – it’s the manifestation of the light that’s already within you.” – Abhijit Naskar

“An enlightened man had but one duty – to seek the way to himself, to reach inner certainty, to grope his way forward, no matter where it led.” – Hermann Hesse

“All suffering always has a cause. By learning the causes we can know how to end suffering. We can find peace of mind and save ourselves.” – Osamu Tezukaezuka

“Be aware of being the awareness.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“The truth is the truth. Denying it doesn’t make it go away.” – Laurence Overmire

“I’m sorry. This is diary, not enlightenment.” – Maryse Holder

“Sit with the masters, drink in their baraka, for their mere presence radiates such light that whoever is with them is penetrated by it through and through.” – Mostafa al-Badawi

“The real quest begins when this not-knowing ceases to be an agnostic concept and becomes a living experience.” – Jean Klein

“Nothing matters in life except realizing oneself as a divine being.” – shiva negi

“As we learn from life, it successively presents us with more appropriate challenges.” – Dan Desmarques

“Each person has a peculiar life with good and bad things in it. Do not merely focus in the good things others achieve, because you’re not aware of the price they’re willing to pay and that you might not be able to bear in the same way they do.” – Dan Desmarques

“Not thinking is more enlightened than thinking and makes more sense.” – Marty Rubin

“I love you unconditionally which is why you are. You are therefore loved without condition. You are perfect as you are. So thank you for being exactly as you are. Thank you. I love you.” – Wald Wassermann

“Even though thoughts and emotions come and go, the mind’s natural clarity is never disturbed or interrupted.” – Yongey Mingyur

“Enlighten yourself and then enlighten the world” – Rashid Jorvee

“Last night I lost the world, and gained the universe.” – C. JoyBell C.

“People often ask me, what is enlightenment? I tell them, caring – that’s all there is to enlightenment” – Abhijit Naskar

“Enlightenment is simply the moment you realize how amazing it is to be alive.” – Marty Rubin

“Look at yourself. You came into this world, but what you have to realize is that you came from Him and you must return to Him. The light within you has to merge with that One Light. Then the dark show of life will disappear.” – M.R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen

“We think a wise person is someone who solves problems. Truth is, a wise person is someone who avoids problems.” – Prem Rawat

“Nothing matters as much as that what illuminates matter. Now, then, let that be our guiding principle for all decisive matters.” – Wald Wassermann

“A mind committed to compassion is like an overflowing reservoir – a constant source of energy, determination and kindness.” – Dalai Lama XIV

“Be aware of the temptations which are nothing but illusions that don’t upgrade your wisdom and spirit to higher truths but, instead, slowly consume your energy.” – Dan Desmarques

“Reading well, which means reading actively, is thus not only a good in itself, nor is it merely a means to advancement in our work or career. It also serves to keep our minds alive and growing.” – Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren

“Enlightenment does not mean making the most of bad situations. It means knowing that every situation is neither good nor bad.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to God, and say utterly, ‘Thy will be done.’ We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.” – Swami Vivekananda

“The flowers of your qualities will reveal your true nature. If you have the fragrance of God, you will have the fragrance of an insan kamil, a perfected man. There will be light in your face, beauty in your heart, and sweetness in your speech.” – M.R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen

“Unhinge your ego, open your arms to Love and let life’s spirit flow through your heart.” – Dr. Tony Beizaee

“God is beautiful and He loves beauty. When you are true in your relationship with God, you take on that beauty in you. You become virtuous, just and balanced. Everything you do is graceful and beautiful. Every thought you think, every word you say and every action you take. Anything you weave, make, carve or cook with your hands, it all becomes beautiful.” – Dr. Umar Faruq Abd Allah

“Enlightenment is when we allow ourselves to melt like a sugar cube into the hot tea of God.” – Maureen Muldoon

“A belief system always starts from mental structures formulated from the most significant experiences.” – Dan Desmarques

“Art is unquestionably one of the purest and highest elements in human happiness. It trains the mind through the eye, and the eye through the mind. As the sun colors flowers, so does art color life.” – John Lubbock

“In every one of us is a child who hopes myths, mysteries, and dreams can come true. They can, and they have.” – Miles Neale

“Practice kindness all day to everybody and you will realize you’re already in heaven now.” – Jack Kerouac

“Insight is the real enlightenment with limitless potential to do good in the world.” – Abhijit Naskar

“A person who seeks an enlightened existence must awaken to realize universal truths.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

“A being is contextually determined as much as he cannot self-determine himself.” – Dan Desmarques

“Love is the dream of the planet as it moves towards reality.” – Wald Wassermann

“Unselfishly loving other people and extending compassion to everyone is essential to live an honorable, happy, and self-fulfilling life. A person must fearlessly love in an uninhibited manner and express their love in an open manner without reservation or qualification.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

“Love Illuminates All.” – Wald Wassermann

“Apologizing for insulting after doing it is like regretting a murder after shooting a gun. Although appreciated, doesn’t deny the fact that whoever does that doesn’t deserve the one they insult.” – Dan Desmarques

“Being humble is not about having little and being proud of it, but having plenty and not being ashamed of it, or making the decisions that aren’t popular while being comfortable with one’s own path.” – Dan Desmarques

“Nothing changes everything.” – Jonathan Marcus

“Don’t condemn people for talking about their past. For some have found that when it brings you more joy than pain to write or talk about it, that’s when you have found the silver lining as well as the purpose of your struggle- you have overcome. Talk yourself through the storm.” – Niedria Dionne Kenny

“Total Enlightenment is ‘Vision without Purpose’.” – Stanley Victor Paskavich

“When the tides of realization rise, words scatter and fade away.” – Abhijit Naskar

“Enlightenment is not burdensome, for the nature of light is that it shines in naturally when the closed windows and doors that have been blocking it are opened.” – Jakeb Brock

“When you dig a well, there’s no sign of water until you reach it, only rocks and dirt to move out of the way. You have removed enough; soon the pure water will flow,” said Buddha.” – Deepak Chopra

“Just remember this, my girl, when you look up in the sky you can see the stars and still not see the light.” – Jack Tempchin

“The supreme knowledge is fatal. It kills your ego. Ego loves ancient books because it has developed immunity against them.” – Shunya

“All existential dilemmas function as illusions in that they make us believe that we have a decision-making power, when in fact our decisions always complement the imperatives of the universal order.” – Dan Desmarques

“Is it not knowledge that doth alone clear the mind of all perbutations?” – Francis Bacon

“All have senses, but not all have sensuality because sensuality is predicated on one’s soul journey to self awareness.” – Lebo Grand

“When some great teachers of the past reflected on the rarity of human existence, they did not even feel like sleeping; they could not bear to waste a single moment. They put all their energy into spiritual practice.” – Dilgo Khyentse

“Everybody is seeking to reach higher self but hardly anyone reaches.” – Santosh Kalwar

Enlightenment Quotes Voltaire

“The essence of life is coalescence as love is essentially All” – Wald Wassermann

“I surrender myself to love as it is in my nature. There is only one nature. It unites us all.” – Wald Wassermann

“I did not tell Fat this, but technically he had become a Buddha. It did not seem to me like a good idea to let him know. After all, if you are a Buddha you should be able to figure it out for yourself.” – Philip K. Dick

“The soul conforms to the mind and body that it inhabits.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

“A mental illness arises when present-time consciousness remains stagnant in memories of the past.” – Dan Desmarques

“The sea is only the embodiment of a supernatural and wonderful existence. It is nothing but love and emotion; it is the ‘Living Infinite…” – Jules Verne

“First you understand the Dhamma with your thoughts. If you begin to understand it, you will practice it. And if you practice it, you will begin to see it, you are the Dhamma and you have the joy of the Buddha.” – Ajahn Chah

“We cannot expect any ecstasy greater than right here, right now – our everyday lives.” – Kosho Uchiyama Roshi

“Spiritual poverty, even more than material poverty, exposes weakness in a person’s character.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

“Consciousness represents the intuitive ability to recognize the universal truths that govern existence, which lurk behind the veil of ignorance. But no one recognizes that he is ignorant until he exposes himself, internally or externally, to the questions that will lead to such recognition.” – Dan Desmarques

“And I envy you. You have the one thing that matters. You have all your discoveries before you.” – John Fowles

“A beautiful mind’s humble carriage shelters a flowering equanimity, which elegant bloom fluoresces from living in harmonization with everyday moments.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

“Life is about knowing yourself better” – Taufik Baswara

“In a moment of unusual clarity, we eliminate suffering by not wishing for a different life. When we affirm every manifold of our life, we begin to experience the first ray of personal illumination and commence trending on a road of living without regrets and remorse.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

“Day and night, look into your mind. If your stream of mind contains any nonvirtue, renounce it from the core of your heart and pursue virtue.” – Padmasambhava

“The way I must enter leads through darkness to darkness- O moon above the mountain’s rim, please shine a little further on my path,” – Izumi Shikibu

“Love guides the way. Love lights the way. Love is the way.” – Wald Wassermann

“To attain enlightenment one has to become a soul.” – Shiva Negi

“Meditation is like a lullaby to the mind. Like the body, the mind too needs rest.” – Shivanshu K. Srivastava

“You are not just the vessel that gets poured with enlightenment from the source of enlightenment, but you are the source as well.” – Abhijit Naskar

“A world of slaves will always see the one who is free as a prisoner of lunacy because they are unaware of the lunacy they’ve agreed upon when abdicating their own freedom.” – Dan Desmarques

“If you neglect to protect your mind, you can neither close the door to suffering nor open the door to happiness.– Lama Zopa Rinpoche” – Thubten Zopa

“Many people are so poor that the only thing they have is money. Cultivate your spiritual growth.” – Rodolfo Costa

“Truth is one; its interpretations are many.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“Don’t feel guilty about what you couldn’t do for a living person after that person dies, for the dead understand the living beyond what they can see about themselves. They will see what you can’t see and know what you can’t understand yet.” – Dan Desmarques

“Any action starts from emotions and it is in this principle that the key to change lies.” – Dan Desmarques

“Out of the fog of mental illness came enlightenment.” – Steven Magee

“If you do not have consciousness of God then you still do not know yourself.” – Shiva Negi

“With Master as my Guide, I don’t know my limitations and I blindly practice the Noble Way of Living to surprise myself at each step of the way.. THANKS MASTER.” – Nick Catricala

“Consciousness desires to evolve through the human form, and in the process, wants man to create new models and frameworks that are as evolved as the new consciousness.” – Divneet Kaur Lall

“Your own self-realization is the greatest service you can render the world.” – Ramana Maharshi

“Localization is pain. Non-localization is liberation and enlightenment.” – Amit Ray

“I feel that the essence of dance is the expression of man–the landscape of his soul. I hope that every dance I do reveals something of myself or some wonderful thing a human can be.” – Martha Graham

“Let me talk about love, In such a way, In so many ways, That eventually you will become one like me.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“Education leads to enlightenment. Enlightenment opens the way to empathy. Empathy foreshadows reform.” – Derrick A. Bell

“In emptiness lies wholeness.” – Abhijit Naskar

“Do not look for happiness outside yourself. The awakened seek happiness inside.” – Peter Deunov

“God is one, paths are many.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“The reality of life is love and only love as love creates reality.” – Wald Wassermann

“A Monk’s life has to do with simplicity, curiosity and compassion – contrary to the popular notion, it has no direct relation to poverty and seclusion.” – Abhijit Naskar

“A person must earn enlightenment, Eragon. It is not handed down to you by others, regardless of how revered they be.” – Christopher Paolini

“A selfless person is never bored because there is too much splendor in the world – the ceaseless inspiration proffered from the exquisite images of nature – constantly to invoke ecstasy.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

“With me, illusions are bound to be shattered. I am here to shatter all illusions. Yes, it will irritate you, it will annoy you – that’s my way of functioning and working. I will sabotage you from your very roots! Unless you are totally destroyed as a mind, there is no hope for you.” – Osho

“Personal happiness depends upon a person finding pleasance with the exterior world whereas bliss is an inward state.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

“Depending on what choices and designs you make right at this moment for today, your day will definitely change.” – Ilchi Lee

“Enlightenment is ego’s ultimate disappointment.” – Chögyam Trungpa

“Yeshe Tsogyal was a woman: there may be some people who believe that only men can attain enlightenment, but her life is proof of the opposite. In actual fact, the awakened state of mind is neither male nor female.” – Padmasambhava

“We seek to glean physical, emotional, and spiritual sustenance from our daily chores.” – Kilroy J. Oldster

“The chasm between French Jacobinism and British liberalism is not as wide as it seems: both are assimilatory modes of thought rooted in the Enlightenment.” – Simon Brooks

“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.” – Dr. Jennifer Howard

“As I started going deeper into meditation, I realised that its silence is more melodious than all the songs of the world.” – Shivanshu K. Srivastava

“All energy flows are positive or negative depending on our ability to control them, or the control, and type of control, that they may have over us.” – Dan Desmarques

“I thank you for your time. I can’t say that I wish you success – as we all have our turns with it, after all. However, I will wish you peace, happiness, and enlightenment – things that not everyone, even the most powerful, is successful at having.” – Cate East

“Read no scripture, but help those in need and you’d be divinity incarnate – study no intellectual publication, but help those in need and you’d be the wisest person alive.” – Abhijit Naskar

“Enlightenment is not a goal to be attained, it is a state-of-being to be regained.” – Kim Chestney

“Realization of timeless is not an event of time.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“Enlightenment is the moment you gaze up at the sun and stop thinking about your problems.” – Marty Rubin

“Actualization is not just the manifestation of your individual experience of the truth; it is your life interconnected with a tree’s life, a bird’s life, water’s life, spring’s life, autumn’s life, and the life of the whole universe.” – Dainin Katagiri

“It is not in our nature to judge each other but to love one another.” – Wald Wassermann

“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

“Evil manifested as confusion, fear, and disease, progressively regresses through an extensive work towards reforming thought in accordance with emotion. That is why art is the supreme therapy, capable of altering anyone.” – Dan Desmarques

“True refuge demands a complete and utter trust fall into the arms of reality.” – Miles Neale

Self Enlightenment Quotes

“The problem is not that you have problems; the problem is that you see having problems as a problem.” – Maurice Makalu

“Enlightenment is as neccesary as education.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“SHOHAKU OKUMURA ~ If we feel we’re becoming enlightened, that’s delusion.” – Kosho Uchiyama Roshi

“There are hundreds of paths to enlightenment out there. If we imagine that enlightenment is a mountain and the goal is to reach the top for the grandest viewpoint, we can also acknowledge that there are many routes up the mountain. While some routes might be more direct than others, every route experiences a different side or view of the mountain—or enlightenment.” – Natasha Potter

“Always try and be a better person than you were yesterday, cause we aren’t guaranteed tomorrow.” – Tina A. Morgan

“Benevolence is the true nature of mankind. There is only one nature. It is true to man.” – Wald Wassermann

“The enlightened mind is like a bird in flight that leaves no trace of its path. People will say, “A bird just flew by.” In their mind, there is a trace of the bird’s path. This is attachment. For the enlightened practitioner, that moment is already gone—the bird has left no trace of its flight. Like the bird, from moment to moment the enlightened practitioner’s actions do not leave any trace.” – Sheng Yen

“Worship thee Almighty & ye shall have all virtues, morals and success. He will increase your knowledge into the unseen, unknown but abides in all. Open thy conscience with intent. Ye shall harbor whatever fruits harbors thy.” – Jose R. Coronado

“Feel like Christ and you will be a Christ; feel like Buddha and you will be a Buddha. It is feeling that is the life, the strength, the vitality, without which no amount of intellectual activity can reach God.” – Swami Vivekananda

“The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.” – Albert Einstein

“Freedom is not found outside; Real freedom comes from the higher level of consciousness.” – Shiva Negi

“He who does not have self-knowledge knows nothing about life.” – Shiva Negi

“In seeking God, you discover she is now-here and everywhere – in every heart, in every breath, in every thought, and in every pulse of the Universe. You are neither the body nor the mind, and the love of the self in you is the love for the God in you – the supreme witnessing self.” – Amit Ray

“Death only exists for the personality and not for the spirit.” – Dan Desmarques

“Do we find ourself or does our self get demolished?” – Donna Goddard

“You don’t need to find an “enlightened one” to tell you what to think – you are an enlightened one. We all are.” – David Icke

“The road to enlightenment is long and difficult, and you should try not to forget snacks and magazines.” – Anne Lamott

“Wisdom of enlightenment, Many come asking for, But I wonder, how to convey, The sound that is of a rain, And the song that is of a river.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“Mastering Creation Using The Law Of Unification” came into existence to help man establish new and higher levels of consciousness on the planet and to make him the creator of new creations.” – Divneet Kaur Lall

“There is no need for you to formally promote certain doctrines: your very presence becomes a teaching example to others, a liberating art that opens their imagination to the potential freedom they also can experience.” – Robert A.F. Thurman

“Spiritual enlightenment is more about eyes and less about light.” – Saroj Aryal

“I wear a taint of rationing, that’s all. I have the thready, ashamed look of a reduced person who assumes there is a worse reduction to come.” – Morag Joss

“Only courageous hearts can endure the bitterness of truth.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

“Two days are the most important days of your life, first is the day when you were born and second is the day when you realized that you were never born.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“For those who consider life a walk of suffering, living with someone happy is simply depressing.” – Dan Desmarques

“Let yourself become that space that welcomes any experience without judgement.” – Tsoknyi Rinpoche

“You are not a Dharma practitioner if you don’t mingle your mind with the Dharma.” – Padmasambhava

“No one is you, it is your power; everyone is you, it is your love.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“Loving you, I enlightened myself.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“The silence is constant. The noise is temporary.” – Donna Goddard

“Stand back up and if you can’t stand… Rise up within yourself.” – Kim Cormack

“Darkness cannot be expelled with force, it can only be overwhelmed with light – ignorance and delusions cannot be expelled with force, they can only be overwhelmed with knowledge. And this process of overwhelming ignorance and delusions with knowledge is the practical enlightenment of a thinking society.” – Abhijit Naskar

“Enlightenment begins when you change your mindset – from a blaming mindset to blessing mindset, from a negative mindset to positive mindset, from fixed mindset to growth mind set, from linear mindset to exponential mindset.” – Amit Ray

“I hope to find lasting happiness and empower and inspire my fellow beings to also acquire and project their own happiness throughout the multiverse, enabling those ignorant, darkened souls to bloom and experience the blessings of true freedom.” – Aaron Kyle Andresen

“The sage is sick of being sick.” – Robert Baohm

“Upaniṣhads are the first, foremost, and final words, given to the Universe from the Universe, given to humanity from the Cosmos. Each Upanishad mantra is a Cosmic Cognition for you to live as Cosmos.” – His Divine Holiness Sri Nithyananda Paramashivam

“Live simply. Deepest joy is like a flower – beautiful in essence.” – Tony Samara

“Whoever does decide to awaken should put their whole effort, attention, and life into it, in order to make it succeed.” – Belsebuub

“For self realization you need to take a step, a step backwards.” – Sw. Chidananda Tirtha

“When you become the light of wisdom, darkness can never conceal you.” – M.R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen

“All descriptions of reality are temporary hypotheses.” – Siddhārtha Gautama

“Enlightenment and Orgasm are both personal affairs. Yet, both are treated poles apart by man. Former is a fantasized fact and latter the factual fantasy. One shouldn’t be burdened by either of them, but both are worth giving a try” – Soman Gouda

“Doing what the society wants, makes you a second hand human – wanting the society to do what you want, makes you a narcissistic bigot – but being an embodiment of humanhood without any expectation from others, is what makes you a sentient human.” – Abhijit Naskar

“Once you see yourself reflected on the face of others, that’s when you know that you have truly become enlightened.” – Abhijit Naskar

“Love first and foremost. Love first as it drives the universe while we are its foremost passengers.” – Wald Wassermann

“Knowing others is Wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment” – Lao Tzu

“A visionary’s ability is the result of a continuum in the dynamic logic of the universe to which he belongs and is independent of individual concepts of truth.” – Dan Desmarques

“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

“The only people that get mad at you for having boundaries are the people that benefit from you having none.” – Llewellyn Devereaux

“Dreams change the structures of thought. You can only achieve and work for what you can see first in your mind. Therefore, you shouldn’t be jealous or confused in regards the doing of others, or what you can’t do, but rather learn from everyone.” – Dan Desmarques

“My foundational message is that “Enlightenment is a piece of cake. But to be in “discipleship’ is all it takes to understand this foundational statement. Once you are in discipleship, you are in a boundless state.” – Raju Ramanathan

“How could they see anything but the shadows if they were never allowed to move their heads?” – Plato

178.“But oh! – this so queer sensation between my eyes, in my lower forehead – is it the third eye, of enlightenment? Opening, at last?” – Joyce Carol Oates

“Everything transitory is but an image.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“You yourself can be god. You really are that, in fact. You, yourself, are reality. You, yourself, are buddha.” – Robert A.F. Thurman

“Enlightenment cast out the error.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“Enlightenment is simple peace all the time.” – Sri Avinash Do

“The closer you come to knowing that you alone create the world of your experience, the more vital it becomes for you to discover just who is doing the creating.” – Eric Micha’el Leventhal

“The dark age is never without education but lacking enlightenment.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“A happy being has clearer and more objective thoughts. But the more we believe in our happiness, the easier it will be to see it.” – Dan Desmarques

“You will find yourself in Love. I guarantee You. For it is You. You are Love.” – Wald Wassermann

“Whoever falls into this water of divine knowledge will keep changing, until the taste of Allah is within him and he becomes the beauty of Allah.” – M.R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen

“Before words came into meaning there was One’s loving feeling. It whispered gently love a thousand stars above. A luminous sea below it set our hearts aglow. ~ titled ‘One Luminous Sea of Love” – Wald Wassermann

“Philosophy cannot be extinguished, though men will try… The spirit seeks the light, that is its nature. It wishes to return to its origin, and must forever try to reach enlightenment.” – Iain Pears

“My spirit is healthy, yes. But I tell you, my flesh is healthy too. I am enlightened and free, but I am also lustful and carnal.” – C. JoyBell C.

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