Consciousness Quotes

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Oscar Wilde

"The great events of life often leave one unmoved; they pass out of consciousness, and, when one thinks of them, become unreal. Even the scarlet flowers of passion seem to grow in the same meadow as the poppies of oblivion." Oscar Wilde
As quoted in The Riddle of Shakespeare's Sonnets: The Text of the Sonnets (1962) pg. 186 Written in a story by Wilde titled, "The Portrait of Mr. W.H." in 1889. The text contains quite a bit of reference and quotation to Shakespeare's sonnets. Add Category or Author

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"Our life's journey of self-discovery is not a straight-line rise from one level of consciousness to another. Instead, it is a series of steep climbs and flat plateaus, then further climbs. Even though we all approach the journey from different directions, certain of the journey's characteristics are common to all of us." Stuart Wilde
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Richard Bach

"Hell is a place, a time, a consciousness, in which there is no love." Richard Bach
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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." Aaron Copland
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"Some of the lyrics come from stream-of-consciousness, and I used to spend a long time honing them into a narrative afterwards. Now I'm fine with keeping things more mysterious. I just let the words and images come to me, rather than direct them. You just have to try not to get lazy, and avoid clichés. There are a lot of things you have to throw away." Laura Veirs
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"It's exhilarating to be alive in a time of awakening consciousness; it can also be confusing, disorienting, and painful." Adrienne Rich
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"Only when your consciousness is totally focused on the moment you are in can you receive whatever gift, lesson, or delight that moment has to offer." Barbara de Angelis
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"No woman is really an insider in the institutions fathered by masculine consciousness. When we allow ourselves to believe we are, we lose touch with parts of ourselves defined as unacceptable by that consciousness; with the vital toughness and visionary strength of the angry grandmothers, the fierce market women of the Ibo's Women's War, the marriage-resisting women silk workers of pre-Revolutionary China, the millions of widows, midwives, and the women healers tortured and burned as witches for three centuries in Europe." Adrienne Rich
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Max Beerbohm

"Undergraduates owe their happiness chiefly to the consciousness that they are no longer at school. The nonsense which was knocked out of them at school is all put gently back at Oxford or Cambridge." Max Beerbohm
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"We think the detection of these types of scent is way outside consciousness." Randy Thornhill
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"I have everything I need to enjoy my here and now -- unless I am letting my consciousness be dominated by demands and expectations based on the dead past or the imagined future." Ken Keyes
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"In an expanding universe one must move forward to avoid falling back." Rain Bojangles
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"Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self." Iris Murdoch
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Carl Gustav Jung

"It is on the whole probably that we continually dream, but that consciousness makes such a noise that we do not hear it." Carl Gustav Jung
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"And, when the streamWhich overflowed the soul was passed away,A consciousness remained that it had left,Deposited upon the silent shoreOf memory, images and precious thoughtsThat shall not die, and cannot be destroyed." William Wordsworth
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"Day labor has been thrust into the public consciousness, but we're concerned that the debate has gone on without an understanding of what gives rise to the phenomenon or what the many downsides are to work in this field." Abel Valenzuela
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"Lamb's show was the most straitlaced stream-of-consciousness bit of showbiz on a rigidly anti-showbiz outlet in the history of entertainment." Brian Lamb
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"The images of the devastation of 1900 are always with us. It's engraved in our collective consciousness even more than most communities. Time has caught up with us, and we are facing the first evacuation here in 20 years." Marsh Davis
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"A good writer cannot avoid having social consciousness. I don't mean this about small pieces of writing, but about a big book. If it's a big book, there has to be more than one undertow." Marguerite Young
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"I call it an accelerator into deep, clear, focused states of consciousness. As a spiritual seeker, it gave me more focus and passion and drive." Phil Jones
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"We're talking about ... new notions of sexual consciousness, sexual politics in her rhymes, how she deals with societies based on male domination ... and societies based on rigid gender categories and constructs." Lil' Kim
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