Top 40 Most Enlightening Quotes Of All Time

Top 40 Most Enlightening Quotes Of All Time

Last Updated on March 5, 2024 by The Unbounded Thinker

Seekers of enlightenment and truth must read enlightening quotes that will brighten their minds and ignite their spark of understanding. I collected 40 enlightening quotes, with timeless truths, by spiritual leaders and influential individuals from books and podcasts, which I believe will make you think deeply about several aspects of life.

Enjoy the most enlightening quotes of all time

  1.  “Man’s character is his fate.”- Heralictus
  2. “Anyone who becomes seriously involved in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that there is a spirit manifest in the laws of the universe that is vastly superior to the spirit of man.” – Albert Einstein
  3. “The greatest discovery you can make is to be made aware that there is an infinite power and wisdom resident within you, enabling you to overcome all problems, to rise above all hurdles, and to handle life’s tasks. You were born to conquer, and you are equipped with all the necessary attributes, qualities, and potentials to make you a master of your fate and a captain of your soul.”- Joseph Murphy
  4. “If you do not know of your spiritual powers, you will be governed and controlled by events and conditions of the world; you will tend to disparage yourself and generally to hold a low estimate of yourself.” – Joseph Murphy
  5. “Every thought, emotion, word or action is on a vibrational frequency which attracts events, people and situations on the same waveband. Everything you send out, therefore, is brought back to you and ensures that outer circumstances in your life accurately reflect what is going on internally. It behoves us to look into the mirrors that are presented to us in life and change ourselves, not the reflections.” – Diana Cooper
  6. “He is detached who never forgets the ephemeral nature of what he possesses and who looks on these things as being lent to him, not as possessions.” – James Cutsinger
  7. “Never think there is anything impossible for the soul. It is the greatest heresy to think so. If there is sin, this is the only sin: to say that you are weak or others are weak.”-Swami Vivekananda
  8. “Time begins with the mind. Space also is in the mind.”- Swami Vivekananda
  9. “There never was a person who found happiness in the enjoyment of the senses. Happiness is only found in the spirit.”-Swami Vivekananda
  10. “True wisdom comes not from books and instruction but from observation and enquiry.”- The Kolbrin Bible
  11. “Any situation in life is neutral. We make it positive or negative according to the meaning we attach to it.”-Theun Mares
  12. “The only way a man can become fully awakened spiritually is to know his true nature and to strive for communication with the Spiritual Realm. This can best be achieved by meditation, or perhaps ‘mindfulness’ expresses it better.”-The Kolbrin Bible
  13. “All the problems and struggles, all the spiritual difficulties and obscurities, all the paradoxes, the experiences of joy and sorrow, pleasure and pain, simply serve to awaken the soul-spirit”-The Kolbrin Bible
  14. “Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good; and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig.”-Marcus Aurelius
  15. “To bear trials with a calm mind robs misfortune of its strength and burden.” – Seneca
  16. “Until one knows that the thought-energy is the cause which is the back of all things, and the product only the effect, then he is tied to the effect and limited to it.”-Walter Russel
  17. “Focus on the moment, not the monsters that may or may not be up ahead.”-Ryan Holiday
  18. “When we are experiencing positive emotions, such as joy or interest, we are more likely to be creative, to see more opportunities, to be open to relationships with others, to play, to be more flexible and open-minded.”- Ilona Boniwel
  19. “It’s not hard to see that being hopeful brings about many benefits. For example, we know that hope buffers against interfering, self-deprecatory thoughts and negative emotions, and is critical for psychological health.”- Ilona Boniwel
  20. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).”-Mark Twain
  21. “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”-Mark Twain
  22. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”-Mark Twain
  23. “Man was made a little lower than the angels, yet with that power to become one with God, while the angel remains the angel.”-Edgar Cayce
  24. “For man is flesh, as man is of Divine origin.”- Edgar Cayce
  25. “Your thoughts, studied, will let you see where you are going. They point clearly to the nature of physical events. What exists physically exists first in thought and feeling. There is no other rule.”-Jane Roberts
  26. “If you do not like your experience, then you must change the nature of your conscious thoughts and expectations.”-Jane Roberts
  27. “Your thoughts, feelings and mental pictures can be called incipient exterior events, for in one way or another each of these is materialized into physical reality.”-Jane Roberts
  28. “Your joy. vitality and accomplishment do not come from the outside to you as the result of events that “happen to you.” They spring from inner events that are the result of your beliefs.”-Jane Roberts
  29. “Consciousness is the one and only reality.” – Neville Goddard
  30. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates
  31. “Truth is a thing immortal and perpetual, and it gives to us a beauty that fades not away in time.” – Frank Norris
  32. “It is in your moments of decisions that your destiny is shaped.” – Tony Robbins
  33. “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson
  34. “Being honest might not get you a lot of friends but it will get you the right ones.” – John Lennon
  35. “So our future is in our own hands. What greater free will do we need?” – Dalai Lama
  36. “When your friends start to say you’ve changed it’s because they don’t know to say you’ve grown.”-Anonymous
  37. “If we believe that our view is indisputable, then we leave no room for other possibilities, and sooner or later confusion must reign supreme.”-Theun Mares
  38. “When the warrior encounters a problem in his life he puts his mind at rest by acknowledging it for the obstacle it is, but instead of getting caught up in rationalizations in an effort to understand the problem, he simply tackles it immediately. Problems in themselves have no value other than to make us emotionally stronger, mentally more agile and spiritually wiser.”-Theun Mares
  39. “So many of the debilitating effects of social conditioning can be eradicated if we ackowledge the fact that death is constantly stalking us. Man has somehow managed to convince himself that he is guaranteed a long life. Believing this, he naturallly has all the time in the world to indulge in all sorts of fears, doubts and pettiness.”-Theun Mares
  40. “Spirituality is who you are. Not what you do.”-Craig Hogan

I believe you’ve gained great knowledge from these enlightening quotes. Always ponder them and you’ll never be the same again. And remember, enlightenment is not a destination but a continuous journey. You cannot become suddenly enlightened by reading a few enlightening quotes. Always seek more knowledge and understanding.


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