If I could define enlightenment briefly I would say it is the quiet acceptance of what is.
— Wayne Dyer

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.
Satish Kumar enlighten quote

The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness.
— Nikos Kazantzakis

Ignorance has always been the weapon of tyrants; enlightenment the salvation of the free.
— Bill Richardson

This notion is more clearly understood by asking What do I know?.
— enlighten quotation by Michel de Montaigne