Quotes by ego-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.
  • Vilayat Inayat Khan
    Vilayat Inayat Khan
    Teacher of meditation and of the traditions of Sufism 1916-2004
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    The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.
  • Paul J. Meyer
    Paul J. Meyer
    American businessman and business consultant 1928-
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    A burning desire is the greatest motivator of every human action. The desire for success implants ''success consciousness'' which, in turn, creates a vigorous and ever-increasing ''habit of success.''
  • Ann Druyan
    Ann Druyan
    American writer 1949-
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    A lot of people have this ego need that makes them want to believe that Earth is the center of the universe and humans are the most important species, the supreme expression of creation.
  • 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.
  • 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
    B. W. Powe
    Canadian poet, novelist and teacher 1955-
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    Alienation and loneliness plant the seeds for rebellion and consciousness.
    Source: Towards A Canada of Light Third Meditation, p. 157
  • Alec Guinness
    Alec Guinness
    English actor 1914-2000
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    An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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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.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible, but to give the patient's ego freedom to decide one way or another.
  • Bill Hicks
    Bill Hicks
    American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist and musician 1961-1994
    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.
  • Brad Grey
    Brad Grey
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    Any time there is a lot of money or ego involved, people tend to behave badly.
  • Willa Cather
    Willa Cather
    American author 1876-1947
    Willa Cather
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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.
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
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    As a musician and a songwriter, it is an act of the ego to believe that other people might be interested in your point of view. But it is usually an empathetic nature that gets you going in the first place. Music keeps the heart porous in many ways.
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