Yasser Arafat - The theories of the major philosophers of the 18th century secular enlightenment were biblical and theological in spite of themselves.
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Ian McDiarmid - Our society is the product of several great religious and philosophical traditions. The ideas of the Greeks and Romans, Christianity, Judaism, humanism and the Enlightenment have made us who we are.
[ Christianity Enlightenment Great Greeks Humanism Ideas Judaism Made Our Philosophical Product Religious Romans Several Society Traditions Us]
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- And as long as you're subject to birth and death, you'll never attain enlightenment.
[ Attain Birth Death Enlightenment Long Never Subject]
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- Not creating delusions is enlightenment.
[ Creating Delusions Enlightenment]
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- Our freedoms were born in the ideals of the Enlightenment and the musket fires of an historic revolution.
[ Born Enlightenment Fires Freedoms Historic Ideals Our Revolution Were]
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- Modernity, the child of the Enlightenment, failed when it became apparent that the good society cannot be achieved by unaided reason.
[ Achieved Apparent Became Cannot Child Enlightenment Failed Good Modernity Reason Society Unaided]
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- To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
[ Bring Come Control Discipline Enjoy Enlightenment Family Find First Good Happiness Health Him His Man Mind Must Naturally Own Peace True Virtue Way Will Wisdom]
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- You British plundered half the world for your own profit. Let's not pass it off as the Age of Enlightenment.
[ Age British Enlightenment Half Off Own Pass Plundered Profit World Your]
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- 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.
[ Boredom Constant Effect Enlightenment Facts Freedom Liberating Repetition Result Simple Statement Them Tolerance Ushers]
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- The sublimated idealism of the Enlightenment, the spirit of the League of Nations and of the United Nations Charter have not proved strong enough to control the aggressive dynamism of nationalism.
[ Aggressive Charter Control Dynamism Enlightenment Enough Idealism League Nationalism Nations Proved Spirit Strong United]
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- Do not think you will necessarily be aware of your own enlightenment.
[ Aware Enlightenment Necessarily Own Think Will Your]
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- Our sexual lives are maintained by the shadow side and the light side, so the more we can understand and embrace enlightenment, the less need there is for chemical enhancement.
[ Chemical Embrace Enhancement Enlightenment Less Light Lives Maintained More Need Our Sexual Shadow Side Understand]
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- Before anything else, we need a new age of Enlightenment. Our present political systems must relinquish their claims on truth, justice and freedom and have to replace them with the search for truth, justice, freedom and reason.
[ Age Anything Before Claims Else Enlightenment Freedom Justice Must Need New Our Political Present Reason Relinquish Replace Search Systems Their Them Truth]
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- There is no fundamental difference between the preparation for death and the practice of dying, and spiritual practice leading to enlightenment.
[ Between Death Difference Dying Enlightenment Fundamental Leading Practice Preparation Spiritual]
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- Borrowing knowledge of reality from all sources, taking the best from every study, Science of Mind brings together the highest enlightenment of the ages.
[ Ages Best Borrowing Brings Enlightenment Every Highest Knowledge Mind Reality Science Sources Study Taking Together]
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- Many spiritual teachers - in Buddhism, in Islam - have talked about first-hand experience of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom, to enlightenment.
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- The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness.
[ Darkness Enlightenment Eyes Gaze Meaning Real]
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- If we remove ourselves from the world, we are pretending that we can follow our own individual enlightenment and let the rest of the world go to hell, so to speak.
[ Enlightenment Follow Go Hell Individual Our Ourselves Own Pretending Remove Rest Speak World]
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- The left has come to regard common sense - the traditional wisdom and folkways of the community - as an obstacle to progress and enlightenment.
[ Come Common Community Enlightenment Left Obstacle Progress Regard Sense Traditional Wisdom]
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- But by reading them again and again finally I was able to grasp the essential part. What emotion, enthusiasm, enlightenment and confidence they communicated to me! I wept for joy.
[ Able Again Communicated Confidence Emotion Enlightenment Enthusiasm Essential Finally Grasp Joy Part Reading Them Wept]
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- If on the one side we do not harbor the illusion that the entire proletariat must be enlightened before it can be called into battle, so on the other we do not doubt that as much enlightenment as possible must be produced with oral and printed agitation.
[ Agitation Battle Before Called Doubt Enlightened Enlightenment Entire Harbor Illusion Into Much Must Oral Other Possible Printed Produced Proletariat Side]
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- The Bible and several other self help or enlightenment books cite the Seven Deadly Sins. They are: pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath, sloth, and gluttony. That pretty much covers everything that we do, that is sinful... or fun for that matter.
[ Bible Books Cite Covers Deadly Enlightenment Envy Everything Fun Gluttony Greed Help Lust Matter Much Other Pretty Pride Self Seven Several Sinful Sins Sloth Wrath]
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- The connections I draw between human nature and political systems in my new book, for example, were prefigured in the debates during the Enlightenment and during the framing of the American Constitution.
[ American Between Book Connections Constitution Debates Draw During Enlightenment Example Framing Human Nature New Political Systems Were]
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- The process of philosophic and scientific enlightenment has shaken the stability of beliefs held explicitly as articles of faith.
[ Articles Beliefs Enlightenment Explicitly Faith Held Philosophic Process Scientific Shaken Stability]
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- Ignorance has always been the weapon of tyrants; enlightenment the salvation of the free.
[ Always Been Enlightenment Free Ignorance Salvation Tyrants Weapon]
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- Enlightenment must come little by little - otherwise it would overwhelm.
[ Come Enlightenment Little Must Otherwise Overwhelm Would]
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- My Lords temporal, today is the day to rise up against the regiment of Lords spiritual and proclaim the values of enlightenment, compassion and common sense.
[ Against Common Compassion Day Enlightenment Lords Proclaim Regiment Rise Sense Spiritual Temporal Today Up Values]
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- Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.
[ Enlightenment Knowing Others Wisdom Yourself]
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- Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment.
[ Always Body Bright Clear Empty Enlightenment Fill Filled Great Heat Highest Keep Light Mind Ocean Peak Power Sky Thoughts Vast Wisdom Your Yourself]
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- Everyone has a spirit that can be refined, a body that can be trained in some manner, a suitable path to follow. You are here to realize your inner divinity and manifest your innate enlightenment.
[ Body Divinity Enlightenment Everyone Follow Here Innate Inner Manifest Manner Path Realize Refined Some Spirit Suitable Trained Your]
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- Emancipation came to the colored race in America as a war measure. It was an act of military necessity. Manifestly it would have come without war, in the slower process of humanitarian reform and social enlightenment.
[ Act America Came Colored Come Emancipation Enlightenment Humanitarian Manifestly Measure Military Necessity Process Race Reform Slower Social War Without Would]
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- History shows that our way of life is the stronger way. From it has come more wealth, more industry, more happiness, more human enlightenment than from any other way.
[ Any Come Enlightenment Happiness History Human Industry Life More Other Our Shows Stronger Than Way Wealth]
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- By any reasonable measure of achievement, the faith of the Enlightenment thinkers in science was justified.
[ Achievement Any Enlightenment Faith Justified Measure Reasonable Science Thinkers]
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- Working with plants, trees, fences and walls, if they practice sincerely they will attain enlightenment.
[ Attain Enlightenment Fences Plants Practice Sincerely Trees Walls Will Working]
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