Quotes: consciousness

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  • John McGahern
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    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.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
    Marshall Mcluhan
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    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.
  • Boris Sidis
    Boris Sidis
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    If society is to progress on a truly humanistic basis, without being subject to mental epidemics and virulent social diseases to which the subconscious falls an easy victim, the personal consciousness of every individual should be cultivated to the highest degree possible.
    Source: The Source and Aim of Human Progress (1919)
  • Günther Grass
    Günther Grass
    German writer 1927-2015
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    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.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
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    If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
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    If you view all the things that happen to you, both good and bad, as opportunities, then you operate out of a higher level of consciousness.
  • Babe Paley
    Babe Paley
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    In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of thine own uprightness will alleviate the toil of business, soften the hardness of ill-success and disappointments, and give thee an humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of man, or the iniquity of the times may rob thee of other rewards.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    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.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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    It is on the whole probably that we continually dream, but that consciousness makes such a noise that we do not hear it.
  • Alex Grey
    Alex Grey
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    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.
  • Benito Mussolini
    Benito Mussolini
    Italian politician and journalist 1883-1945
    Benito Mussolini
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    It is the State which educates its citizens in civic virtue, gives them a consciousness of their mission and welds them into unity.
  • Adrienne Rich
    Adrienne Rich
    American Poet 1929-
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    It's exhilarating to be alive in a time of awakening consciousness; it can also be confusing, disorienting, and painful.
  • Alan Moore
    Alan Moore
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    Language comes first. It's not that language grows out of consciousness, if you haven't got language, you can't be conscious.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    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.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Man is an amphibian who lives simultaneously in two worlds-the given and the home-made, the world of matter, life and consciousness and the world of symbols.