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But I would have executed much greater things,
by Adam Weishaupt

But I would have executed much greater things,
had not government always opposed my exertions,
and placed others in situations which would have suited my talents.
- Adam Weishaupt

In another situation, and in an active station in life,
I should have been keenly occupied, and the founding
of an order would have never come into my head.
- Adam Weishaupt

Nothing would be more profitable to us than a right history of mankind.
- Adam Weishaupt

Morality will perform all this; and Morality is the fruit of Illumination.
- Adam Weishaupt

 

The first task of the association must therefore be
to form the young members.
- Adam Weishaupt

The human race will then become one family,
and the world will be the dwelling of Rational Men.
- Adam Weishaupt

The hankering of the mind is irresistible.
- Adam Weishaupt

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The head of every family will be what Abraham was,
the patriarch, the priest and the unlettered lord of his family,
and Reason will be the code of laws to all mankind.
- Adam Weishaupt

My general plan is good, though in the detail there may be faults.
- Adam Weishaupt

G is Grace, the Flaming Star is the Torch of Reason.
Those who possess this knowledge are indeed Illuminati.
- Adam Weishaupt

Of all the means I know to lead men,
the most effectual is a concealed mystery.
- Adam Weishaupt

When man lives under government, he is fallen,
his worth is gone, and his nature tarnished.
- Adam Weishaupt

I did not bring Deism into Bavaria.
- Adam Weishaupt

Oh mortal man, is there anything you cannot be made to believe?
- Adam Weishaupt

I am proud to be known to the world as the founder of the Illuminati.
- Adam Weishaupt

But alas, they are all sadly deficient,
because they leave us under the domination of political
and religious prejudices;
and they are as inefficient as the sleepy dose of an ordinary sermon.
- Adam Weishaupt

Let this circumstance of our constitution therefore
be directed to this noble purpose,
and then all the objections urged against it by jealous
tyranny and affrighted superstition will vanish.
- Adam Weishaupt

This is the great object held out by this association;
and the means of attaining it is illumination,
enlightening the understanding by the sun of reason
which will dispell the clouds of superstition and of prejudice.
- Adam Weishaupt

And of all illumination which human reason can give,
none is comparable to the discovery of what we are,
our nature, our obligations, what happiness we are capable of,
and what are the means of attaining it.
- Adam Weishaupt

It was the full conviction of this, and of what could be done,
if every man were placed in the office for which he
was fitted by nature and a proper education,
which first suggested to me the plan of Illumination.
- Adam Weishaupt

What prudent merchant will hazard his fortunes in any
new branch of commerce when he knows not that his plans
may be rendered unlawful before they can be executed?
- James Madison

A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution;
and a government ill executed,
whatever may be its theory, must, in practice,
be a bad government.
- Joseph Story

I congratulate you, my brave countrymen and fellow soldiers,
on the spirit and success with which you have executed
this important part of our enterprise.
- James Wolfe

Michael Taylor is not being executed for homicide.
Michael Taylor is being executed for raping a white female.
- John Simon

Maimonides taught that it is better that 10 criminals
go free than let one innocent man be executed.
The Innocence Project represents that point of view.
- Norman Lamm

The mood in which my book was conceived and executed,
was in fact to some extent a passing one.
- F. H. Bradley

The works must be conceived with fire in the soul but
executed with clinical coolness.
- Joan Miro

This kind of prelude was succeeded by the concerto
itself which he executed with a degree of spirit and
firmness that no one has ever pretended to equal.
- John Hawkins

A good plan violently executed now is better than a
perfect plan executed next week.
- George S. Patton

This is appalling.
The idea that a person could be punished because of
their religious belief and the idea they might be executed is just beyond belief.
- John Howard

It is unhappily true that much insincere Literature and Art,
executed solely with a view to effect,
does succeed by deceiving the public.
- George Henry Lewes

I was held hostage and almost executed by a man who
was robbing us in the middle of the night.
- William Hurt

Where Joe was more vocal and emotional whereas Chuck was very reserved.
But, both of them executed great strategy and both
of them demanded a lot of their players.
- Franco Harris

And, if we have any evidence that the wisdom which
formed the plan is in the man,
we have the very same evidence, that the power which
executed it is in him also.
- Thomas Reid

Erotica is simply high-class pornography;
better produced,
better conceived, better executed, better packaged,
designed for a better class of consumer.
- Andrea Dworkin

It's bad poetry executed by people that can't sing.
That's my definition of Rap.
- Peter Steele

It was very important that it be done in such a way
that it be executed with complete conviction.
If I had done it both ways, if I was trying to cover
myself in case it didn't work,
then it would have been to no purpose.
- Atom Egoyan

My officers and men understood wishes so well that
this movement was executed under fire,
the right wing keeping up fire, without giving the
enemy any occasion to seize or even to suspect their advantage.
- Joshua Chamberlain

Open your newspaper - any day of the week -
and you will find a report from somewhere in the world
of someone being imprisoned,
tortured or executed because his opinions or religion
are unacceptable to his government.
- Peter Benenson

A movement that we will to execute is never more than a represented movement,
and appears in a different domain from that of the executed movement,
which always takes place when the image is vivid enough.
- Ernst Mach

In a few days an officer came to our camp,
under a flag of truce, and informed Hamilton,
then a captain of artillery, but afterwards the aid of General Washington,
that Captain Hale had been arrested within the British
lines condemned as a spy,
and executed that morning.
- William Hull

Pol Pot - he rounded up anybody he thought was intellectual and had them executed.
And how he told someone was intellectual or not was
whether they wore glasses.
If they're that clever, take them off when they see him coming!
- Ricky Gervais

I would say that the war correspondent gets more drinks,
more girls, better pay, and greater freedom than the soldier,
but at this stage of the game, having the freedom to
choose his spot and being allowed to be a coward and
not be executed for it is his torture.
- Robert Capa

Blair...
is accusing us of executing British soldiers.
We want to tell him that we have not executed anybody.
They are either killed in battle, most of them get
killed because they are cowards anyway,
the rest they just get captured.
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

My observation is that whenever one person is found
adequate to the discharge of a duty...
it is worse executed by two persons,
and scarcely done at all if three or more are employed therein.
- George Washington

And indeed, last week, the FBI executed a search warrant on my residence.
This happened one day after my attorneys had left a
message on the lead FBI investigator's voice mail confirming
my continued readiness to answer questions and otherwise cooperate.
- Steven Hatfill

I expected to die.
At no time before the trial did I expect to escape with my life.
Yet being executed in the gas chamber did not necessarily mean defeat.
It could be one more step to bring the community to
a higher level of consciousness.
- Huey Newton

The most dangerous area where our laws are not being
faithfully executed are the laws designed to protect
Americans against the millions of aliens who enter
our country illegally every year.
- Phyllis Schlafly

It didn't take long for the world to realize that the
Shah was an enlightened liberal next to the bloody
reactionary regime that followed,
and which executed more people in three months than
the Shah had done in 30 years.
- Alexander Haig

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

The hunger for love is
much more difficult to remove
than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

There is so much we can never know.
Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing.
There is much that we do not have to know
in order to live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

The years teach much which the days never know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

Embrace your uniqueness.
Time is much too short to be
living someone else's life.
- Kobi Yamada

Whether we allow external events to
shape our lives at a core level
is very much within our own control.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If thy brother wrongs thee,
remember not so much his wrong-doing,
but more than ever that he is thy brother.
- Epictetus

How much pain they have cost us,
the evils which have never happened.
- Thomas Jefferson

Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything.
- Win Borden

Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Success is to be measured not so much
by the position that one has reached in life
as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
- Booker T. Washington

He who would accomplish much must sacrifice much.
- James Allen

Constant kindness can accomplish much.
As the sun makes ice melt,
kindness causes misunderstanding,
mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
- Albert Schweitzer


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