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The Christian fear of the pagan outlook has damaged the whole consciousness of man.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


The reason bin Laden staggered the planes going into the towers was so every camera would be focused on the second tower when the plane hit. It was not only the murder, but the perpetual image of the horror that permeated into people's consciousness.
~By John Cusack ~


The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the black man must reject all value systems that seek to make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and reduce his basic human dignity.
~By Steven Biko ~


It is ironic that the one thing that all religions recognize as separating us from our creator, our very self-consciousness, is also the one thing that divides us from our fellow creatures. It was a bitter birthday present from evolution.
~By Annie Dillard ~


I have a picture of an ideal consciousness.
~By Henry Flynt ~


If any human being is to reach full maturity both the masculine and feminine sides of the personality must be brought up into consciousness.
~By M. Esther Harding ~


The real history of consciousness starts with one's first lie.
~By Joseph Brodsky ~


When this sad war is over we will all return to our homes, and feel that we can ask no higher honor than the proud consciousness that we belonged to the Army of the Potomac.
~By George B. McClellan ~


A young man is stirred and stimulated by the consciousness of how much depends upon his own exertions: a young girl is oppressed by it.
~By Elizabeth Missing Sewell ~


But it has, in addition, an even more precious quality - a consciousness of the human intelligence, the human spirit and that man is a social creature.
~By Norman McLaren ~


Consciousness itself is an infinite regress. This explains coincidences.
~By Robert Anton Wilson ~


Women's propaganda must touch upon all those questions which are of great importance to the general proletarian movement. The main task is, indeed, to awaken the women's class consciousness and to incorporate them into the class struggle.
~By Clara Zetkin ~


Philosophical reflection could not leave the relation of mind and spirit in the obscurity which had satisfied the needs of the naive consciousness.
~By Wilhelm Wundt ~


Regression to the stage of early infancy is not a suitable method in and of itself. Such a regression can only be effective if it happens in the natural course of therapy and if the client is able to maintain adult consciousness at the same time.
~By Alice Miller ~


It felt like being in the center of the world, and I felt like I was a witness to history and I knew that the whole world was watching on television. So, I could feel the collective consciousness of the world focused on this little strip of land called Seattle.
~By Krist Novoselic ~


Mental states of every kind, - sensations, feelings, ideas, - which were at one time present in consciousness and then have disappeared from it, have not with their disappearance absolutely ceased to exist.
~By Hermann Ebbinghaus ~


Often, even after years, mental states once present in consciousness return to it with apparent spontaneity and without any act of the will; that is, they are reproduced involuntarily.
~By Hermann Ebbinghaus ~


In the consciousness of the truth he has perceived, man now sees everywhere only the awfulness or the absurdity of existence and loathing seizes him.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Because our entire universe is made up of consciousness, we never really experience the universe directly we just experience our consciousness of the universe, our perception of it, so right, our only universe is perception.
~By Alan Moore ~


I still find it hard to understand that anyone could argue that you can't have machines that exhibit consciousness.
~By Iain Banks ~


There are a great number of Republicans who are economically conservative but have hearts and a consciousness about their country.
~By Tim Robbins ~


Partly because the town is just finicky, there are strange Catch 22 clauses in the consciousness of this community and one of them was that you, I found out, you can't do a comedy unless you've just done a comedy.
~By Val Kilmer ~


Life is a state of consciousness.
~By Emmet Fox ~


Ego is the immediate dictate of human consciousness.
~By Max Planck ~


Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
~By Andrew Carnegie ~


Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


Malcolm X raised my consciousness about myself and my people and other people more than any person I know. I knew him before he became Malcolm X.
~By Lena Horne ~


Consciousness is a disease.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
~By Karl Marx ~


And if I can take part in it by transforming my own consciousness, then someone else's, I'm happy to do it.
~By Bill Hicks ~


All science is experiential; but all experience must be related back to and derives its its validity from the conditions and context of consciousness in which it arises, i.e., the totality of our nature.
~By Wilhelm Dilthey ~


This sunlight linked me through the ages to that past consciousness.
~By Henry Williamson ~


Consciousness is our only reprieve from Time.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Anyway, there is a lot of really interesting work going on in the neuroscience and psychology of consciousness, and I would love to see philosophers become more closely involved with this.
~By David Chalmers ~


The conclusion you can draw from these characteristics is that you have an uneven development of class activity and an uneven development of class consciousness in the working class.
~By Ernest Mandel ~


I think that consciousness has always been the most important topic in the philosophy of mind, and one of the most important topics in cognitive science as a whole, but it had been surprisingly neglected in recent years.
~By David Chalmers ~


Gender consciousness has become involved in almost every intellectual field: history, literature, science, anthropology. There's been an extraordinary advance.
~By Clifford Geertz ~


A rare experience of a moment at daybreak, when something in nature seems to reveal all consciousness, cannot be explained at noon. Yet it is part of the day's unity.
~By Charles Ives ~


A radical inner transformation and rise to a new level of consciousness might be the only real hope we have in the current global crisis brought on by the dominance of the Western mechanistic paradigm.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


The first task in teaching is to bring to consciousness what the students already believe by virtue of their personal experiences about themselves and society.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


A work of art is one through which the consciousness of the artist is able to give its emotions to anyone who is prepared to receive them. There is no such thing as bad art.
~By Muriel Rukeyser ~


I think people are isolated because of the nature of human consciousness, and they like it when they feel the connection between themselves and someone else.
~By James Taylor ~


We should be exploring consciousness at the neural level and higher, where the arrow of causal analysis points up toward such principles as emergence and self-organization.
~By Michael Shermer ~


There is an urgent need for a radical revision of our current concepts of the nature of consciousness and its relationship to matter and the brain.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


Conflict is the beginning of consciousness.
~By M. Esther Harding ~


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.
~By Huey Newton ~


Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.
~By Ayn Rand ~


Only those within whose own consciousness the sun rise and set, the leaves burgeon and wither, can be said to be aware of what living is.
~By Joseph Wood Krutch ~


It was under a solemn consciousness of the dangers from ecclesiastical ambition, the bigotry of spiritual pride, and the intolerance of sects... that is was deemed advisable to exclude from the national government all power to act upon the subject.
~By Joseph Story ~


If the war has faded into history, democracy's defeat in Vietnam has left deep marks in the consciousness of both nations.
~By Nguyen Cao Ky ~


The mode of consciousness of nonhuman species is quite different from human consciousness.
~By J. M. Coetzee ~


Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
~By Voltaire ~


Consciousness is the glory of creation.
~By James Broughton ~


Even as fog continues to lie in the valleys, so does ancient sin cling to the low places, the depressions in the world consciousness.
~By Dewitt Bodeen ~


Everyone has a right to change their consciousness, but ultimately the whole process is misleading.
~By Robyn Hitchcock ~


Thus in Christianity the alienation had become total, and it was this total alienation that was the biggest obstacle to the progress of self-consciousness.
~By Bruno Bauer ~


Even when I was studying mathematics, physics, and computer science, it always seemed that the problem of consciousness was about the most interesting problem out there for science to come to grips with.
~By David Chalmers ~


Chris Hemsworth is like Christopher Reeve in that he can do two things: he can wear a big red cape without a shred of self-consciousness. But he's also funny as hell, and he's so sweet. So with all the fish-out-of-water stuff, he's so funny. So he does almost two jobs in a way.
~By Tom Hiddleston ~


On The Practice, I get to do what I love to do, and I am making a contribution that will, in the end, help raise social consciousness, dispel some of the myths about being large, and change the way that people view and interact with large people.
~By Camryn Manheim ~


The history of the world is none other than the progress of the consciousness of freedom.
~By Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel ~


It was clear to me that the forms of consciousness of our inherited and acquired historical education - aesthetic consciousness and historical consciousness - presented alienated forms of our true historical being.
~By Hans-Georg Gadamer ~


I believe that the Framers of the Constitution made their intent clear when they wrote the First Amendment. I believe they wanted to keep the new government from endorsing one religion over another, not erase the public consciousness or common faith.
~By Nick Rahall ~


As for morality, well that's all tied up with the question of consciousness.
~By Roger Penrose ~


Inspiration may be a form of super-consciousness, or perhaps of subconsciousness I wouldn't know. But I am sure it is the antithesis of self-consciousness.
~By Aaron Copland ~


Without consciousness and intelligence, the universe would lack meaning.
~By Clifford D. Simak ~


As a result of the awareness and consciousness of decline, an awareness and consciousness of a national ethnicity or an Islamic identity also came into being.
~By Abdolkarim Soroush ~


But the first differentiation of its reflection in the manifested World is purely Spiritual, and the Beings generated in it are not endowed with a consciousness that has any relation to the one we conceive of.
~By H. P. Blavatsky ~


Whenever I heard the song of a bird and the answering call of its mate, I could visualize the notes in scale, all built up within my consciousness as a natural symphony.
~By William Christopher Handy ~


Consciousness is what makes the mind-body problem really intractable.
~By Thomas Nagel ~


Sam Walton instilled ownership of the products in the stores into the collective consciousness of every associate regardless of what job they did for the company.
~By Michael Bergdahl ~


Whether or not we believe in survival of consciousness after death, reincarnation, and karma, it has very serious implications for our behavior.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


We are like horses who hurt themselves as soon as they pull on their bits - and we bow our heads. We even lose consciousness of the situation, we just submit. Any re-awakening of thought is then painful.
~By Simone Weil ~


A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers.
~By Ernest Dimnet ~


If work and leisure are soon to be subordinated to this one utopian principle - absolute busyness - then utopia and melancholy will come to coincide: an age without conflict will dawn, perpetually busy - and without consciousness.
~By Gunther Grass ~


Consciousness after death demonstrates the possibility of consciousness operating independently of the body.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


I think because people are passing - people that we are aware of are passing at - I don't say a great pace, but it seems like people are dropping, and I think it's just making - there's a consciousness and there's sensitivity to it.
~By Shemar Moore ~


But there is another danger besetting your path. I mean the error of regarding your own capacities instead of your work, of putting self-consciousness in place of God.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


It's from our sufferings that we form our consciousness.
~By Lisa Bonet ~


But steel bars have never yet kept out a mob; it takes something a good deal stronger: human courage backed up by the consciousness of being right.
~By Ray Stannard Baker ~


There is no coming to consciousness without pain.
~By Carl Jung ~


Part of the lesbian consciousness is an absolute recognition of the erotic within our lives and, taking that a step further, dealing with the erotic not only in sexual terms.
~By Audre Lorde ~


Experience is never limited, and it is never complete; it is an immense sensibility, a kind of huge spider-web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness, and catching every air-borne particle in its tissue.
~By Henry James ~


Language comes first. It's not that language grows out of consciousness, if you haven't got language, you can't be conscious.
~By Alan Moore ~


On the whole, the psychological work of the last quarter of the nineteenth century emphasized the study of consciousness to the neglect of the total life of intellect and character.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


Physiology seeks to derive the processes in our own nervous system from general physical forces, without considering whether these processes are or are not accompanied by processes of consciousness.
~By Wilhelm Wundt ~


One of the surest signs of the estimated changes in the consciousness of the American proletariat is to be found in the character of the demands now being put forward by the leadership.
~By C. L. R. James ~


Today self-consciousness no longer means anything but reflection on the ego as embarrassment, as realization of impotence: knowing that one is nothing.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


I've always been interested in the relationship between total external surround, culture, the political matrix, technology, etc., and the internal human consciousness.
~By Norman Spinrad ~


Where you are in consciousness has everything to do with what you see in experience.
~By Eric Butterworth ~


The study of consciousness that can extend beyond the body is extremely important for the issue of survival, since it is this part of human personality that would be likely to survive death.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


On the one hand, life is made infinitely easy for the personality in that stimulations, interests, uses of time and consciousness are offered to it from all sides. They carry the person as if in a stream, and one needs hardly to swim for oneself.
~By Georg Simmel ~


Changing mass consciousness is an individual responsibility.
~By Dennis Weaver ~


Broad paths are open to every endeavour, and a sympathetic recognition is assured to every one who consecrates his art to the divine services of a conviction of a consciousness.
~By Franz Liszt ~


Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises in connection with the formation of new habits. When habit is formed, consciousness only interferes to spoil our performance.
~By William Ralph Inge ~


Everybody has a high point and a lot goes into that: timing, situation, general consciousness.
~By Alex Van Halen ~


Madison Avenue is a very powerful aggression against private consciousness. A demand that you yield your private consciousness to public manipulation.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


Nobody would take checks from Indians, nobody would give them any credit, and nobody would let them drink in the bars. There was a rudeness, a brusqueness, with which the Indians were treated constantly. At a very young age, that had entered my consciousness.
~By James Welch ~


We have to raise the consciousness; the only way poets can change the world is to raise the consciousness of the general populace.
~By Lawrence Ferlinghetti ~


The American grips himself, at the very sources of his consciousness, in a grip of care: and then, to so much of the rest of life, is indifferent. Whereas, the European hasn't got so much care in him, so he cares much more for life and living.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


I recall feeling an almost delicious terror when one day I found myself alone in the midst of tall June grasses that grew high as my head. But here the secret working of self consciousness is almost too entangled with the things of the past for me to explain it.
~By Pierre Loti ~

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