Consciousness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Consciousness

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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 ~


If you didn't have any conscious beings in the world, there really wouldn't be morality but with consciousness that you have it.
~By Roger Penrose ~


Only when inspired to go beyond consciousness by some extraordinary insight does beauty manifest unexpectedly.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


I don't think the British carry a historical consciousness either.
~By Tom Paulin ~


Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people, religion must be able to alter its forms in relation to the consciousness of modern man.
~By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ~


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 ~


When we learn new behaviors and break through to higher levels of consciousness and love, we can fulfill the deeper spiritual hunger within.
~By Judith Wright ~


You can have relatively high levels of class consciousness with a lower level of class militancy than one would have expected.
~By Ernest Mandel ~


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


I was born with a serious spiritual consciousness and for many years studied different paths.
~By Steven Seagal ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The eye is the most refined of our senses, the one which communicates most directly with our mind, our consciousness.
~By Robert Delaunay ~


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 ~


A very intimate sense of the expressiveness of outward things, which ponders, listens, penetrates, where the earlier, less developed consciousness passed lightly by, is an important element in the general temper of our modern poetry.
~By Walter Pater ~


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


Ideology has very little to do with 'consciousness' - it is profoundly unconscious.
~By Louis Althusser ~


Do not try to approach God with your thinking mind. It may only stimulate your intellectual ideas, activities, and beliefs. Try to approach God with your crying heart. It will awaken your soulful, spiritual consciousness.
~By Sri Chinmoy ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


With Shakespeare and poetry, a new world was born. New dreams, new desires, a self consciousness was born. I desired to know to know myself in terms of the new standards set by these books.
~By Peter Abrahams ~


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 ~


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 ~


Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas.
~By James M. Baldwin ~


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


In terms of having high hopes that the level of consciousness will get higher and higher, yeah.
~By Anthony Kiedis ~


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 ~


Mind is consciousness which has put on limitations. You are originally unlimited and perfect. Later you take on limitations and become the mind.
~By Ramana Maharshi ~


Everything in the Universe, throughout all its kingdoms, is conscious: i.e., endowed with a consciousness of its own kind and on its own plane of perception.
~By H. P. Blavatsky ~


The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.
~By Lao Tzu ~


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 ~


Everything depends therefore on encountering thought at its source. Such thought is the reality of man's being, which achieved consciousness and understanding of itself through it.
~By Karl Jaspers ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


The brain's calculations do not require our conscious effort, only our attention and our openness to let the information through. Although the brain absorbs universes of information, little is admitted into normal consciousness.
~By Marilyn Ferguson ~


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 ~


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 ~


There's a constant drip and trickle of life that goes into one's awareness really and consciousness of things.
~By Mike Leigh ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


One needs but to say that, in the case of an unfamiliar sequence of syllables, only about seven can be grasped in one act, but that with frequent repetition and gradually increasing familiarity with the series this capacity of consciousness may be increased.
~By Hermann Ebbinghaus ~


When you go out onto the stage, all the preparation has to be forced into your subconscious. For the moment of the performance, we all have to return to a new level of unconsciousness. All the reflection and all the doubts have to be laid aside before you start.
~By Dietrich Fischer Dieskau ~


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


Each of us can manifest the properties of a field of consciousness that transcends space, time, and linear causality.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


This is part of human nature, the desire to change consciousness.
~By Michael Pollan ~


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 ~


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


The mind can assert anything and pretend it has proved it. My beliefs I test on my body, on my intuitional consciousness, and when I get a response there, then I accept.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The consciousness of the falsity of present pleasures, and the ignorance of the vanity of absent pleasures, cause inconstancy.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


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 ~


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 ~


A man's thinking goes on within his consciousness in a seclusion in comparison with which any physical seclusion is an exhibition to public view.
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


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 ~


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


There have been a number of us working very, very hard to bring myth and fairy tales into public consciousness, through fantasy literature and other media. I hope we're succeeding in some small way.
~By Terri Windling ~


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


Life is not a series of gig lamps symmetrically arranged; life is a luminous halo, a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the beginning of consciousness to the end.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


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 ~


The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it contains.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


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 ~


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


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


The ill effects of thought come about when we forget that thought is a function of our consciousness... an ability that we as human beings have. We are the producers of our own thinking.
~By Richard Carlson ~


Actors cannot choose the manner in which they are born. Consequently, it is the one gesture in their lives completely devoid of self-consciousness.
~By Helen Hayes ~


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 ~


There is no man, however wise, who has not at some period of his youth said things, or lived in a way the consciousness of which is so unpleasant to him in later life that he would gladly, if he could, expunge it from his memory.
~By Marcel Proust ~


The human consciousness is really homogeneous. There is no complete forgetting, even in death.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


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 ~


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


Expelled from individual consciousness by the rush of change, history finds its revenge by stamping the collective unconsciousness with habits and values.
~By Arthur M. Schlesinger ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.
~By Iris Murdoch ~


But the true feminist deals out of a lesbian consciousness whether or not she ever sleeps with women.
~By Audre Lorde ~


When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
~By Joseph Campbell ~

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