Quotes: consciousness

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  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
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    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.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    A sub-clerk in the post-office is the equal of a conqueror if consciousness is common to them.
  • Bob Marley
    Bob Marley
    Jamaican singer-songwriter 1945-1981
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    Alcohol make you drunk, man. It don't make you meditate, it just make you drunk. Herb is more a consciousness.
    Source: As recorded in filmed interview (1979)
  • B. W. Powe
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    Alienation and loneliness plant the seeds for rebellion and consciousness.
    Source: Towards A Canada of Light Third Meditation, p. 157
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    An inflated consciousness is always egocentric and conscious of nothing but its own existence. It is incapable of learning from the past, incapable of understanding contemporary events, and incapable of drawing right conclusions about the future. It is hypnotized by itself and therefore cannot be argued with. It inevitably dooms itself to calamities that must strike it dead.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    Analysis brings no curative powers in its train; it merely makes us conscious of the existence of an evil, which, oddly enough, is consciousness.
  • Bill Hicks
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    And if I can take part in it by transforming my own consciousness, then someone else's, I'm happy to do it.
  • Willa Cather
    Willa Cather
    American author 1876-1947
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    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.
  • At no point do I wish to be in conflict with any man or masculine thought. It doesn't enter my consciousness. Art is anonymous. It's not competitive with men. It's a complementary contribution.
  • Alan Moore
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    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.
  • Audre Lorde
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    But the true feminist deals out of a lesbian consciousness whether or not she ever sleeps with women.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    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.
  • Michel Foucault
    Michel Foucault
    French Essayist, Philosopher 1926-1984
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    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.
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