Favorite Quotations ~  Enlightenment, 2 Enlightenment

"The person who says, 'I'm enlightened' probably isn't." ~ Ram Dass

Our Dog Clapton, 2013

We may receive so much light as not to see, and so much philosophy as to be worse than foolish. ~ Walter Savage Landor

Enlightenment is not about becoming divine. Instead it's about becoming more fully human... It is the end of ignorance. ~ Lama Surya Das, Awakening the Buddha Within

To the illumined man or woman, a clod of dirt, a stone, and gold are the same. ~ Bhagavad Gita

Enlightenment is "being," and it grows; it's end is serenity. ~ William Gibson

Enlightenment must come little by little, otherwise it would overwhelm. ~ Idries Shah

Words are a distraction to enlightenment. Getting rid of conceptual thinking means enlightenment. ~ Ramesh Balsekar

It's in the entrails of the earth, not on its surface, that you can find diamonds and gold. It's in going into the darkness that we find enlightenment. ~ Robert Scaer, Utne, July-Aug '06