Quotes: consciousness

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  • John Sterling
    John Sterling
    Scottish author 1806-1844
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    Pain has its own noble joy, when it starts a strong consciousness of life, from a stagnant one.
  • Bridget Riley
    Bridget Riley
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    Painters have always needed a sort of veil upon which they can focus their attention. It's as though the more fully the consciousness is absorbed, the greater the freedom of the spirit behind.
  • Balthus
    Balthus
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    Painting what I experience, translating what I feel, is like a great liberation. But it is also work, self-examination, consciousness, criticism, struggle.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
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    Part of the lesbian consciousness is an absolute recognition of the erotic within our lives and, taking that a step further, dealing with the erotic not only in sexual terms.
  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
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    Poetry is the lifeblood of rebellion, revolution, and the raising of consciousness.
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
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    Popular escapist fiction enchants adult readers without challenging them to be educated for critical consciousness. - From (2003) Rock My Soul
  • Elizabeth Drew
    Elizabeth Drew
    American political journalist and author 1935-
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    Propaganda has a bad name, but its root meaning is simply to disseminate through a medium, and all writing therefore is propaganda for something. It's a seeding of the self in the consciousness of others.
  • Eric Butterworth
    Eric Butterworth
    American minister, author, and radio personality 1916-2003
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    Prosperity is not just having things. It is the consciousness that attracts the things. Prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and not just having money or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking, and not just a lack of money or things.
  • Alice Miller
    Alice Miller
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    Regression to the stage of early infancy is not a suitable method in and of itself. Such a regression can only be effective if it happens in the natural course of therapy and if the client is able to maintain adult consciousness at the same time.
  • Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Russian Novelist 1918-2008
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    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.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
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    Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Repression is an evolutionary adaptation permitting us to function under the burden of our expanded consciousness. For what we are conscious of could drive us mad.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Sade has barely made a dent on American academic consciousness. It is his violence far more than his sex which is so hard for liberals to accept. For Sade, sex is violence. Violence is the authentic spirit of mother nature.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    Seldom, or perhaps never, does a marriage develop into an individual relationship smoothly and without crises; there is no coming to consciousness without pain.
    Source: Contributions to Analytical Psychology (1928)
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Sir, that all who are happy, are equally happy, is not true. A peasant and a philosopher may be equally satisfied, but not equally happy. Happiness consists in the multiplicity of agreeable consciousness.