Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

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

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

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

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

I am proud to be known to the world as the founder of the Illuminati.
- 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 human race will then become one family,
and the world will be the dwelling of Rational Men.
- Adam Weishaupt

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


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

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

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

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

I did not bring Deism into Bavaria.
- 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

The hankering of the mind is irresistible.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

Men in general judge more from
appearances than from reality. All
men have eyes, but few have
the gift of penetration.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Each man is afraid of his neighbor's disapproval -
a thing which, to the general run of the human race,
is more dreaded than wolves and death.
- Mark Twain

Contrary to general belief,
I do not believe that friends are necessarily
the people you like best,
they are merely the people who got there first.
- Peter Ustinov

Our prayers should be for blessings in general,
for God knows best what is good for us.
- Socrates

My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier,
you will become a general.
If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.'
Instead,
I was a painter, and became Picasso.
- Pablo Picasso

The instant formal government is abolished,
society begins to act.
A general association takes place, and common interest
produces common security.
- Thomas Paine

I believe in general in a dualism between facts and
the ideas of those facts in human heads.
- George Santayana

I hate facts.
I always say the chief end of man is to form general propositions -
adding that no general proposition is worth a damn.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared
and hated? This is because in part what they have to
say is new to the general public,
and the new is always alarming.
- Garrett Hardin

As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family,
she has a good right to them.
- Josh Billings

As a general rule, I don't plan to travel with my Oscars,
but we may have to make an exception.
- Paul Haggis

Marriage is distinctly and repeatedly excluded from heaven.
Is this because it is thought likely to mar the general felicity?
- Samuel Butler

Temptations come, as a general rule,
when they are sought.
- Margaret Oliphant

In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously,
will help train us in perseverance.
Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance.
- Mao Tse-Tung

A place is an area within an environment that has been
altered in such a way to make the general environment more conspicuous.
- Carl Andre

The General Strike has taught the working class more
in four days than years of talking could have done.
- Arthur Balfour

I thought Star Wars was too wacky for the general public.
- George Lucas

With acting, it was really more of a general kind of
experience of really just loving being in the theater.
- Marisa Tomei

General principles...
are to the facts as the root and sap of a tree are to its leaves.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I couldn't begin to name names...
in general I have found racers to be some of the most
competitive people on the planet...
and some of the nicest as well.
- John Oates

General Motors spends more on health care than steel.
- Kathleen Sebelius

Somehow, by just continually pestering the general
public by appearing on television,
they accepted me and wanted more.
- Chris Elliott

The more a general is accustomed to place heavy demands on his soldiers,
the more he can depend on their response.
- Karl Von Clausewitz

The cause of justice is the cause of humanity.
Its advocates should overflow with universal good will.
We should love this cause, for it conduces to the general happiness of mankind.
- William Godwin

General benevolence, but not general friendship,
made a man what he ought to be.
- Jane Austen

Infelicity is an ill to which all acts are heir which
have the general character of ritual or ceremonial,
all conventional acts.
- J. L. Austin

Right action tends to be defined in terms of general
individual rights and standards that have been critically
examined and agreed upon by the whole society.
- Lawrence Kohlberg

I'm sorry if the following sounds combative and excessively personal,
but that's my general style.
- Ian Jackson

Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted;
and therefore it is no wonder they are easily dissolved.
- Joseph Addison

I try to keep a low profile in general.
Not with my art, but just as a person.
- Alanis Morissette

What was past was past.
I suppose that was the general attitude.
- V. S. Naipaul

At the first general meeting of this Corporation in 1820,
his Lordship presided; a circumstance,
which may well be considered an era in the history
of the Church of Upper Canada.
- John Strachan

Our thinking behind these agreements is that we want
all jobs in General Motors to be good jobs.
- Charles E. Wilson

The general public has long been divided into two parts
those who think science can do anything,
and those who are afraid it will.
- Dixie Lee Ray

We have wasted our spirit in the regions of the abstract
and general just as the monks let it wither in the
world of prayer and contemplation.
- Alexander Herzen

What concerns me, is the general social tendency to enforce a level,
above which nothing rises and stands out.
- Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

The Empress has been connected with the ideas of universal
fecundity and in a general sense with activity.
- Arthur E. Waite

Whatever my recorded output is, it's a reflection of a general love of music.
- Pat Metheny

No, there's not much competition between puppeteers
in general because everybody's working their own style.
- Jim Henson

Soul travel can be a general expansion of awareness
and knowingness or conscious experience of the heavenly worlds.
- Bob Hayes

General Musharraf needs my participation to give credibility
to the electoral process,
as well as to respect the fundamental right of all
those who wish to vote for me.
- Benazir Bhutto

I've been on such a losing streak that if I had been
around I would have taken General Custer and given points.
- Joe E. Lewis

In general I love to eat anything.
I enjoy anything that is well prepared,
a good spaghetti, lasagna, taco, steak,
sushi, refried beans.
- Martin Yan

The Oscar nomination made me a recognizable name to
other actors and people in general.
- Carol Kane

Theology in general seems to me a substitution of human
ingenuity for divine wisdom.
- Julia Ward Howe

In reply, I can only plead that a discovery which seems
to contradict the general tenor of previous investigations
is naturally received with much hesitation.
- Charles Lyell

Teaching physics at the University, and more general
lecturing to wider audiences has been a major concern.
- Antony Hewish

The actual course is called fishery studies,
and you study general aquatics and fishery management.
- Tom Felton

On general principle, I boycott shows that don't employ actors.
- Aisha Tyler

We must be part of the general staff at the inception,
rather than the ambulance drivers at the bitter end.
- Lane Kirkland

The general interest of the masses might take the place
of the insight of genius if it were allowed freedom of action.
- Denis Diderot


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: My general plan is good, though in the detail there may be faults. ... by Adam Weishaupt.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.