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Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC+3
Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
Austrian - English philosopher 1889-19510
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.
French writer and essayist 1913-19600
A sub-clerk in the post-office is the equal of a conqueror if consciousness is common to them.
American writer 1891-19800
Analysis brings no curative powers in its train; it merely makes us conscious of the existence of an evil, which, oddly enough, is consciousness.
American author 1876-19470
Art, it seems to me, should simplify finding what conventions of form and what detail one can do without and yet preserve the spirit of the whole - so that all that one has suppressed and cut away is there to the reader's consciousness as much as if it were in type on the page.
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.
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.
Hindu scripture in Sanskrit0
But they for whom I am the supreme goal, who do all work renouncing self for me and meditate on me with single-hearted devotion, these I will swiftly rescue from death's vast sea, for their consciousness has entered into me.
French Essayist, Philosopher 1926-19840
Chance does not speak essentially through words nor can it be seen in their convolution. It is the eruption of language, its sudden appearance. It's not a night twinkle with stars, an illuminated sleep, nor a drowsy vigil. It is the very edge of consciousness.
Louisa May Alcott
American Author 1832-18880
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.
Dean William R. Inge
Dean of St Paul's, London 1860-19540
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.
Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 19520
Consciousness is a very superficial thing.
Source: Letters of G. Santayana
E. M. Cioran
French philosopher 1911-0
Consciousness is much more than the thorn, it is the dagger in the flesh.
English writer 1894-19630
Consciousness is only possible through change; change is only possible through movement.
American industrialist 1835-19190
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.