Consciousness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Consciousness

Read This: Adolescence Quotes And Sayings

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 ~


It is the prayer of my innermost being to realize my supreme identity in the liberated play of consciousness, the Vast Expanse. Now is the moment, Here is the place of Liberation.
~By Alex Grey ~


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 ~


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 ~


Some years ago, I wrote a book called the Emperor's New Mind and that book was describing a point of view I had about consciousness and why it was not something that comes about from complicated calculations.
~By Roger Penrose ~


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 ~


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 ~


What power can poverty have over a home where loving hearts are beating with a consciousness of untold riches of the head and heart?
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


There is no reality of consciousness independent of the effects of various vehicles of content on subsequent action (and hence, of course, on memory).
~By Daniel Clement Dennett ~


We hit a stride where all self-consciousness disappeared.
~By Joshua Leonard ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


And we're seeing a higher level of consciousness and many more opportunities for people to challenge their present ways of thinking and move into a grander and larger experience of who they really are.
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


The worst thing you can do is censor yourself as the pencil hits the paper. You must not edit until you get it all on paper. If you can put everything down, stream-of-consciousness, you'll do yourself a service.
~By Stephen Sondheim ~


Actually, I think my view is compatible with much of the work going on now in neuroscience and psychology, where people are studying the relationship of consciousness to neural and cognitive processes without really trying to reduce it to those processes.
~By David Chalmers ~


It's exhilarating to be alive in a time of awakening consciousness; it can also be confusing, disorienting, and painful.
~By Adrienne Rich ~


I never took hallucinogenic drugs because I never wanted my consciousness expanded one unnecessary iota.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


If all consciousness is subject to essential laws in a manner similar to that in which spatial reality is subject to mathematical laws, then these essential laws will be of most fertile significance in investigating facts of the conscious life of human and brute animals.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


You shall always find what you created in your mind, for instance, a benevolent God or an evil Devil. Between them are countless facets. Therefore, concentrate on the depth of your consciousness and on what you consider to be positive and good.
~By Hans Bender ~


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


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


I'm not a fast, stream-of-consciousness lyricist at all - I know some guys who are, and if there is one skill I wish I had, it's that.
~By Jonny Lang ~


There is a marvelous turn and trick to British arrogance; its apparent unconsciousness makes it twice as effectual.
~By Catherine Drinker Bowen ~


The higher one climbs on the spiritual ladder, the more they will grant others their own freedom, and give less interference to another's state of consciousness.
~By Paul Twitchell ~


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 ~


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


The only way to give finality to the world is to give it consciousness.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


And when they encounter works of art which show that using new media can lead to new experiences and to new consciousness, and expand our senses, our perception, our intelligence, our sensibility, then they will become interested in this music.
~By Karlheinz Stockhausen ~


What does it mean, exactly, for a given system to be a "neural correlate of consciousness"?
~By David Chalmers ~


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 ~


When I began writing science fiction in the middle '60s, it seemed very easy to find ideas that took decades to percolate into the cultural consciousness; now the lead time seems more like eighteen months.
~By Vernor Vinge ~


Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


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 ~


For myself, I do not now know in any concrete human terms wherein my individuality consists. In my present human form of consciousness I simply cannot tell.
~By Josiah Royce ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


As the ego cogito, subjectivity is the consciousness that represents something, relates this representation back to itself, and so gathers with itself.
~By Martin Heidegger ~


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


Sensation is not the conduction of a quality or state of external bodies to consciousness, but the conduction of a quality or state of our nerves to consciousness, excited by an external cause.
~By Johannes P. Muller ~


I think that the consciousness of passion makes you act very differently.
~By Pedro Almodovar ~


You can only paint through your experience and sub-consciousness.
~By Barbara Smith ~


Life is a series of sensations connected to different states of consciousness.
~By Remy de Gourmont ~


Many cultures have independently developed a belief system in reincarnation that includes return of the unit of consciousness to another physical lifetime on Earth.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


It just is nothing foreign to consciousness at all that could present itself to consciousness through the mediation of phenomena different from the liking itself; to like is intrinsically to be conscious.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


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 ~


A poem is learned by heart and then not again repeated. We will suppose that after a half year it has been forgotten: no effort of recollection is able to call it back again into consciousness.
~By Hermann Ebbinghaus ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Painting what I experience, translating what I feel, is like a great liberation. But it is also work, self-examination, consciousness, criticism, struggle.
~By Balthus ~


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


I think there's a great difference in consciousness in that same way in that when we're young we read books for the story, for the excitement of the story - and there comes a time when you realise that all stories are more or less the same story.
~By John McGahern ~


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 ~


The essential elements of giving are power and love - activity and affection - and the consciousness of the race testifies that in the high and appropriate exercise of these is a blessedness greater than any other.
~By Mark Hopkins ~


To begin with, we put the proposition: pure phenomenology is the science of pure consciousness.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


I do think the attempt to raise consciousness has succeeded. People are very aware of gender concerns now.
~By Clifford Geertz ~


Consciousness of myself, combined with complete ignorance of everything that does not fall within my sphere of thinking, is the most telling proof of my substantiality outside God, of my original existence.
~By Moses Mendelssohn ~


Not only does travel give us a new system of reckoning, it also brings to the fore unknown aspects of our own self. Our consciousness being broadened and enriched, we shall judge ourselves more correctly.
~By Ella Maillart ~


Internationalism on the other hand admits that spiritual achievements have their roots deep in national life; from this national consciousness art and literature derive their character and strength and on it even many of the humanistic sciences are firmly based.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


I don't believe there can be a poetic novel without political consciousness. I have a strong political conscience.
~By Marguerite Young ~


The ideal of a pure phenomenology will be perfected only by answering this question; pure phenomenology is to be separated sharply from psychology at large and, specifically, from the descriptive psychology of the phenomena of consciousness.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


If the heart stops for more than two minutes, you have massive brain death. There are only two minutes between our conscious world and zero. That's how fragile our consciousness is.
~By Robin Gibb ~


No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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


My unconscious knows more about the consciousness of the psychologist than his consciousness knows about my unconscious.
~By Karl Kraus ~


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 ~


If it is indeed impossible - or at least very difficult - to inhabit the consciousness of an animal, then in writing about animals there is a temptation to project upon them feelings and thoughts that may belong only to our own human mind and heart.
~By J. M. Coetzee ~


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 ~


Consciousness is an end in itself. We torture ourselves getting somewhere, and when we get there it is nowhere, for there is nowhere to get to.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Without needing to be theoretically instructed, consciousness quickly realizes that it is the site of variously contending discourses.
~By Seamus Heaney ~


There is a frustration too, that at moments when there's not a coup, when there are not people in the streets, that the country disappears from people's consciousness.
~By Edwidge Danticat ~


Instinct is intelligence incapable of self-consciousness.
~By John Sterling ~


Porno is the unconsciousness of culture, the libido of humanity.
~By Masami Akita ~


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


In this electronic age we see ourselves being translated more and more into the form of information, moving toward the technological extension of consciousness.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


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


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


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 ~


Psychologically experienced consciousness is therefore no longer pure consciousness; construed Objectively in this way, consciousness itself becomes something transcendent, becomes an event in that spatial world which appears, by virtue of consciousness, to be transcendent.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


I will not leave a corner of my consciousness covered up, but saturate myself with the strange and extraordinary new conditions of this life, and it will all refine itself into poetry later on.
~By Isaac Rosenberg ~


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 ~


Black Consciousness is an attitude of the mind and a way of life, the most positive call to emanate from the black world for a long time.
~By Steven Biko ~


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 ~


The evolution of humans can not only be seen as the grand total of their wars; it is also defined by the evolution of the human mind and the development of the human consciousness.
~By Friedrich Durrenmatt ~


It is not sex by itself that interests me, but its particular role in American consciousness, and in my own life.
~By Jerzy Kosinski ~


All historical experience demonstrates the following: Our earth cannot be changed unless in the not too distant future an alteration in the consciousness of individuals is achieved.
~By Hans Kung ~


It is only the consciousness of a nonexistence which allows us to realize for moments that we are living.
~By Max Frisch ~


In Socrates' thought the two marks of individual self-consciousness appear; it is practical and it is social.
~By James M. Baldwin ~


The only conclusion you can draw from the real historical movement is that by and large, in day-to-day life, what Lenin called trade union consciousness dominates the working class. I would call it elementary class consciousness of the working class.
~By Ernest Mandel ~


What I am going to write is the last of what I have to say. I will say that literature is the only consciousness we possess and that its role as consciousness must inform us of our ability to comprehend the hideous danger of nuclear power.
~By John Cheever ~


Within psychology and neuroscience, some new and rigorous experimental paradigms for studying consciousness have helped it begin to overcome the stigma that has been attached to the topic for most of this century.
~By David Chalmers ~


This fear of the Lord is indeed the beginning of wisdom. This consciousness of sin is the straight pathway to heaven.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


I don't write for any group. I write to bring about a change in consciousness.
~By Jeanette Winterson ~


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 ~


The Internet has usurped the collective unconscious and access to cosmic consciousness has become difficult and almost primitive.
~By Marc Maron ~


You must rouse into people's consciousness their own prudence and strength, if you want to raise their character.
~By Marquis De Vauvenargues ~

Read This: Survival Quotes And Sayings
February 4 ,2023
All content on this page is copyright protected by ispace1. No part of the content on this page should be copied or republished in any manner without obtaining our prior necessary written permission.
Related Articles
Cinema Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Cinema
Adventure Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Adventure
Contradiction Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Contradiction
Miracles Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Miracles
Parting Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Parting