Quotes by consciousness

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  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
    American activist and former member of the Black Liberation Army (BLA) 1947-
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    I found that people had all kinds of levels of consciousness, all kinds of levels of education, but that Cubans in general were very educated politically. I could go sit in a bus and get into a conversation with someone and that person had a wealth of knowledge. And energy!
  • William S. Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs
    American writer and artist 1914-1997
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    I think there are innumerable gods. What we on earth call God is a little tribal God who has made an awful mess. Certainly forces operating through human consciousness control events.
  • John McGahern
    John McGahern
    Irish writer and novelist 1934-2006
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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
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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
    Ukrainian-American psychologist, psychiatrist, and philosopher 1867-1923
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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
    American socialite and style icon 1915-1978
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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.
  • Vilayat Inayat Khan
    Vilayat Inayat Khan
    Teacher of meditation and of the traditions of Sufism 1916-2004
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    In dream consciousness… we make things happen by wishing them, because we are not only the observer of what we experience but also the creator.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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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.
  • Aaron Copland
    Aaron Copland
    American composer and writer
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    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.
  • John Sterling
    John Sterling
    Scottish author 1806-1844
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    Instinct is intelligence incapable of self-consciousness.
  • Annie Dillard
    Annie Dillard
    American author 1945-
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    It is ironic that the one thing that all religions recognize as separating us from our creator, our very self-consciousness, is also the one thing that divides us from our fellow creatures. It was a bitter birthday present from evolution.
  • 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.
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