Book Of Quotes
Inspirational, Spiritual & Metaphysical Quotes From The Discourses Of JJ Dewey
1 People must have a say in deciding their destiny.
2 The good that comes from freedom far outweighs the bad.
3 There are two kinds of freedom: Freedom FROM and Freedom TO.
4 A lot of causes that unnecessarily restrict freedom sound very benevolent but the hidden result is always a good intention turned into a more negative result than if things were just left to educating the people of the ideal good and letting them make up their own minds.
5 In truth we will probably never talk about a more important principle than that of freedom. Nor will we find one that is more illusive to the understanding of seekers.
6 Many are tricked by illusion and do not see or understand the true principle and thus are unable to follow the path of freedom that that leads to understanding of pure truth.
7 Only by creating a sense of personal responsibility and a consciousness of freedom can we insure that our world will not slip back into slavery.
8 As the seeker progresses on the path adherence to freedom is always increasing and never decreasing.
9 Any decrease in the embracement of freedom signifies retrogression in progression.
10 Truth and freedom interplay and create understanding from the soul.
11 He who believes in the Principle of Freedom yet is against illegal drugs must allow the user his freedom of choice whether that choice be right or wrong.
12 The act of going forward with risk for a personal ideal and going to risk for the benefit of freedom for all mankind is vastly different.
13 The only benevolent rule is that which allows the maximum freedom of the individual and the various groups of which he is a member.
14 If the good and freedom loving people of the earth stand by and wait for God to change things, then God will stand by and allow the selfish people of the planet to set up rule until the lazy religious ones see the error of their ways and begin to forge their own destiny with the help of the Spirit of God.
15 Only through touching the Spirit of God through the soul can two become one in the understanding of freedom.
16 All steps toward the liberation of the soul are proceeded by a greater sense and power of freedom in the life of the disciple.
17 In an atmosphere of freedom that which is truly good and usable will manifest as a plant growing from a seed; but in an atmosphere of restriction even the most wonderful of all seeds cannot sprout and grow, but will suffocate and die.
18 Freedom is an essence at the core of our very being and evolution, and terrible karma awaits he who supports a reduction thereof which results in an overall diminishing of this greatest of the gifts of God.
19 The principle of freedom is not widely understood in the world today – and even if it is understood by some, it is not trusted.
20 When we choose freedom we always take a risk. But of course in not choosing freedom we are assured a bad ending, even though the few may benefit for a short time.
21 He who believes in the Principle of Freedom yet is against gays living together must allow them that freedom of choice whether that choice be right or wrong.
22 Many proclaim freedom and walk into slavery. Others, a very few others, proclaim and live the principle of freedom and walk into the very heart of God, drawing many behind them.
23 The important thing to remember is to keep the spirit of freedom burning within our breasts and allow those with whom we disagree to have their say.
24 Security is often offered by giving up freedoms.
25 After deciding on a choice and placing value upon it, one must see through the illusions that will trick him into freely giving up his freedom.
26 In the end, the only way freedom can be lost is by giving it to another through your own free will.
27 Once the true path of freedom is seen, this path must be followed. If it is not pursued and time passes, the night will come and the vision of the path will dim.
28 Where freedom is enhanced life is magnified and grows in power and purpose.
29 Where freedom is restricted there is a reduction in the force and quality of life.
30 Without freedom there is no life.
31 The problem with understanding the principle of freedom is each of us has our ring-pass-not at a different level. One person will get very upset at restrictions of freedom within his ring; but another, who does not see himself as affected, will not care. If we attempt to restrict freedom outside of our ring then the time will come that we ourselves will find our own freedoms restricted. If we attempt to restrict freedom within our ring, but in an area where we have no personal interest, the time will come that an area of interest for us will be affected.
32 Most natural restrictions can be overcome by the individual and made to disappear for life. Unnatural restrictions cannot be overcome by the individual and hang around to thwart him with no end in sight.
33 He who believes in the Principle of Freedom yet is against rules being laid down in a school, group or business must allow others freedom of choice within their own sphere of activity whether that choice be right or wrong – for the seeker retains the choice to work for another company, join another group or take another class.
34 The sad fact is that many who see themselves as representing Light are deceived into accepting and even promoting diminished freedom and thus become unwilling servants for the Dark Ones, until the truth makes them free.
35 He who believes in the Principle of Freedom yet is against abortion must allow the woman her freedom of choice whether that choice be right or wrong.
36 An essential part of practicing the Principle of Freedom – a dividing sword between the philosophies of light and dark brothers – is a tolerance for the freedom of others to pursue their dreams in areas where we ourselves have no interest – or perhaps even distaste for.
37 The real test of the application of this principle [of freedom] in the life of the seeker is when one is faced with the decision of tolerating the behavior of others that you would never yourself endorse – proving that behavior does not produce great risk to the whole of the group.
38 Freedom will be a concept espoused by all who seek the cause of Zion.
39 As it is the few are always eager to take away freedom from the many because of distrust. The few with influence always fear that the many will not use freedom wisely and therefore they do not deserve it and should not have it.
40 Let us encourage freedom among our brothers and sisters and give a little trust to the ultimate goodness of humankind.
41 It is impossible to take away the freedom of a person who finds the God within.
42 It has been said the price of freedom is eternal vigilance and this is indeed true, but we must be vigilant for all freedom, and not only for our own liberty in a limited area of interest.
43 We must be prepared to defend the principle of freedom for all lives within their “Ring Pass Not” and areas of interest, as long as that free expression does not take away more freedom than it gives.
44 The principle of freedom will generally be manifest if one consistently asks this question: Will my action increase the freedom of the whole or decrease the freedom of the whole?
45 An increase in benefits takes away from freedom if the reception of those benefits comes by way of force, or the taking away of the freedom of one to increase the freedom of another.
46 One of the main problems with the understanding of freedom is that the correct exercise of this principle is not black and white.
47 We can’t say that he who loves freedom will never use force because force is sometimes necessary to insure freedom for the whole.
48 You can’t say that he who loves freedom will live a life completely free from discipline, constraints and law.
49 In the name of goodness, protection, mom and apple pie almost every freedom we have is under attack from one source or another.
50 Discipline limits a person in certain areas, but has the advantage of expanding freedom in other desirable areas.
51 For the worker of light, every decision, every thought and every action should support that energy that moves in the direction of greater freedom for the whole of the group as well as for the individual.
52 A reasonable and logical degree of risk is accepted by the disciple in the quest for expansion of freedom.
53 The use of force and the application of the principle of freedom is the core dividing difference between the Brotherhood of Light and the Dark Brothers.
54 Freedom is more important than any marginal risk of accident or even death on the physical plane.
55 All of the leadership among the Dark Brothers seeks to maintain power within their sphere and fear their power is threatened whenever the principle of freedom abounds in the hearts of mankind. They, therefore, project their objectives as the “good” and seek to accomplish that good by force.
56 It is appropriate to restrain someone from disrupting the freedom and peace of others.
57 True freedom is increased only when the benefit, seen as increased freedom, extends to the whole and is supported by the whole.
58 Restrictions in freedom are made where the majority has little to say about it.
59 If we desire to live in a situation of maximum freedom we must all be willing to accept changes that affect ourselves as well as others.
60 There are many who claim to be advocates of freedom who are merely deceived. If their own benefits are enhanced at the expense of the many, they are deceived into thinking that freedom is enhanced.
61 Allow people the maximum freedom of choice possible and have faith in the divinity that is in us all.
62 Freedom of speech does not allow you to come into my house and force me to listen to you reading the dictionary.
63 The use of force is only justified when the force prevents the loss of freedom or life for an individual or group.
64 Even in an atmosphere of prosperity and freedom those who do not wish to lose their livelihood will fight tooth and nail to preserve the status quo.
65 He who understands freedom will not support a lower speed limit to save one life in a million. To him life is freedom and the freedom of 999,999 is worth more than a single life or even several lives.
66 The principle of freedom is always where the battleground is, my friends.
67 There are indeed many things allowed under the Principle of Freedom that would be distasteful to me but the loss of freedom of one who is opposite to me in point of view would eventually lead to a similar loss of freedom for myself and that would be much more distasteful still.
68 Disciples must always look to the side or cause where the greatest freedom for the highest number will be manifest and go in that direction without thought to party or dogma.
69 I would suggest that that when we take a stand on one side or the other on the principle of freedom that we take a look at people who have been a force for good or evil and see who we align ourselves with.
70 He who believes in the Principle of Freedom yet is against Neo-Nazis promoting their doctrines must allow them that freedom of choice whether that choice be right or wrong.
71 When freedom rings things often appear to get worse before they get better and the temptation is to go back to restricting freedom. If, on the other hand, people will let freedom play out in all cases except where great harm will occur, then a sure progress is made toward the ideal.
72 People still want to over-control because they see illusionary danger in guns, gays, free speech, free trade, freedom to buy or market herbs and vitamins, freedom of medical marijuana, freedom to state your belief that a disease can be cured, a free internet and many others.
73 The path of light is that which allows the greatest possible freedom of choice for the maximum number of people while allowing for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
74 Freedom always revolves around decision and not endowment of goods and services.
75 The Dark Brothers try and convince us that true freedom comes by receiving an endowment of goods or favors.
76 The Brotherhood of Light promotes the idea that freedom comes with the enhancement of the actual power of decision and the removal of obstructions thereof.
77 Without freedom there are no equal rights for as soon as you infringe on the freedom of one to enhance the rights of another then equality rights are destroyed. This makes freedom, not equality, the foundation principle.
78 The principle of freedom deals with an endless benefit that will resurface again and again until the seeker is finally one with it and will never lose it.
79 He who sees freedom as belonging to the power to possess will not see himself as being free in relation to money until he has possession of it.
80 He who comprehends and accepts the principle of freedom does not see the principle playing out in the temporary possession of money, but is happy to have the opportunity to decide in that direction if he wished.
81 The true principle of freedom lies in the idea that the soul energy is freely released so its life can flow through the ideas and thoughts of the pilgrim until all desires are fulfilled.
82 If freedom is allowed to flow through individual entities, corporate entities, and group entities then water will reach its own level and the end will be good even though there are problems in the middle.
83 Some of the most intelligent people demand freedom for themselves above financial security.
84 True peace comes from the Spirit of God, which is the Spirit of freedom or the soul.
85 Freedom is a principle that is worked out in practice rather than speech only.
86 The principle to look for is always maximum freedom, not a free-for-all.
87 The principle of freedom expands when man sees the Christ in his fellow man and develops a basic trust in the general goodness of people.
88 Because the right to bear arms helps the principle of freedom (as well as responsibility) more than it hurts I wholeheartedly endorse it.
89 I always support the principle of freedom unless that freedom turns into some type of boomerang that takes away more freedom than it gives.
90 The life of freedom should be allowed to flow in all directions and should only be restricted for the purpose of protecting or manifesting a greater freedom, or for freedom affecting a greater number of people.
91 Gun control is seen by some as a way to enhance freedom, but the truth is that gun control does not enhance freedom any more than the ownership of slaves brought freedom to the Old South. The mistake in vision is very much the same.
92 Gun control is a method of enslaving the desires of many law abiding citizens to bring an illusionary freedom for those with an opposing ideology.
93 The Principle of Freedom dictates that we must allow the freedom of opposing points of view, even if they are repulsive to us – if that point of view does not restrict or diminish the freedom of the whole.
94 Freedom can only triumph when there is complete openness to both sides of a question.
95 Before any freedom is restricted there should be ample proof that the problem is a major one and that the restriction of freedom is absolutely necessary for the freedom of the whole.
96 If mankind will learn to judge wisely, and use their power of decision, then unjust powers and authorities will no longer hold humanity imprisoned.
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