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  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    To be fond of learning is near to wisdom; to practice with vigor is near to benevolence; and to be conscious of shame is near to fortitude. He who knows these three things
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
  • Anni-Frid Lyngstad
    Anni-Frid Lyngstad
    Norwegian-Swedish singer and environmentalist 1945-
    Anni-Frid Lyngstad
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    I like to think of myself as being fashion-conscious without being a slave to fashion.
  • Brooke Shields
    Brooke Shields
    American actress and model 1965-
    Brooke Shields
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    I've never been naturally fashion conscious. I'm the kind of person who sees a whole outfit in a magazine, runs out and buys it but looks like a clown.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life.
  • Betty Wright
    Betty Wright
    American singer 1953-2020
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    'Pain' is more indicative of what I like to do. I'm lyric-conscious. I like to tell stories, give advice. Instead of writing a 'Dear Abby' column, I do it on records.
  • Billy Campbell
    Billy Campbell
    American film and television actor 1959-
    Billy Campbell
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    A great deal of my battle, as an actor, is to whittle away the things that make me self-conscious and try to trick myself into not being self-conscious. So, it's always a challenge, whether I'm lying in a hospital bed or flying around with a rocket pack on my back, or what have you. On the best of days, it's a challenge for me.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
    Anton Chekhov
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    A writer is not a confectioner, a cosmetic dealer, or an entertainer. He is a man who has signed a contract with his conscious and his sense of duty.
  • Cate Blanchett
    Cate Blanchett
    Australian actress and theatre 1969-
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    Actresses can get outrageously precious about the way they look. That's not what life's about. If you starve yourself to the point where your brain cells shrivel, you will never do good work. And if you're overly conscious of your arms flapping in the wind, how can you look the other actor in the eye to respond to them?
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
    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.
  • John Philip Sousa
    John Philip Sousa
    American composer and conductor 1854-1932
    John Philip Sousa
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    Any composer who is gloriously conscious that he is a composer must believe that he receives his inspiration from a source higher than himself.
  • Bobbie Ann Mason
    Bobbie Ann Mason
    American novelist and short story writer
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    Because we lived only a mile outside the town of Mayfield, I was acutely conscious of being country. I felt inferior to people in town because we had to grow our food and make our clothes.
  • Barbara Hall
    Barbara Hall
    American television writer and producer 1960-
    Barbara Hall
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    Because you are in control of your life. Don't ever forget that. You are what you are because of the conscious and subconscious choices you have made.
    Source: A Summons to New Orleans
  • Lionel Trilling
    Lionel Trilling
    American Critic 1905-1975
    Lionel Trilling
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    Being a Jew is like walking in the wind or swimming: you are touched at all points and conscious everywhere.
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