Age Of Enlightenment Quotes

Age Of Enlightenment Quotes by Kenneth Rexroth, Clive Barker, John Locke, Friedrich Durrenmatt, Paddy Chayefsky, Immanuel Kant and many others.

Harvey , Galileo , Copernicus do not seem occult to us,

Harvey , Galileo , Copernicus do not seem occult to us, but they did so to their contemporaries, hierophants of the mysteries of Natural Law, revealers of the secrets of a New Order of the Ages. After all, the movement eventually came to be called the Age of Enlightenment.
Kenneth Rexroth
The world had seen so many Ages: the Age of Enlightenment; of Reformation; of Reason. Now, at last, the Age of Desire. And after this, an end to Ages; an end, perhaps, to everything.
Clive Barker
All mankind… being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.
John Locke
Before anything else, we need a new age of Enlightenment. Our present political systems must relinquish their claims on truth, justice and freedom and have to replace them with the search for truth, justice, freedom and reason.
Friedrich Durrenmatt
You British plundered half the world for your own profit. Let’s not pass it off as the Age of Enlightenment.
Paddy Chayefsky
Enlightenment is man’s emergence from his self-incurred immaturity.
Immanuel Kant