A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers.
A very intimate sense of the expressiveness of outward things, which ponders, listens, penetrates, where the earlier, less developed consciousness passed lightly by, is an important element in the general temper of our modern poetry.
A young man is stirred and stimulated by the consciousness of how much depends upon his own exertions: a young girl is oppressed by it.
Although time seems to fly, it never travels faster than one day at a time. Each day is a new opportunity to live your life to the fullest. In each waking day, you will find scores of blessings and opportunities for positive change. Do not let your TODAY be stolen by the unchangeable past or the indefinite future! Today is a new day!
Anger is like a storm rising up from the bottom of your consciousness. When you feel it coming, turn your focus to your breath.
But my doubt would not be overcome. Kierkegaard had declared that it was only to the consciousness of sin that Christianity was not horror or madness. For me it was sometimes both.
But steel bars have never yet kept out a mob; it takes something a good deal stronger: human courage backed up by the consciousness of being right.
But the true feminist deals out of a lesbian consciousness whether or not she ever sleeps with women.
But there’s a shift happening in humanity, a shift in consciousness, happening now because it has to happen now!
Consciousness is everywhere, let it fill you up.
Consciousness is much more than the thorn, it is the dagger in the flesh.
Consciousness is our only reprieve from Time.
Crystals amplify the consciousness.
Ego is the immediate dictate of human consciousness.
Fears and lies intensify consciousness.
Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions – of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas.
His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Let us lose it for a few hours.
I hope it is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give them life, and not only life, but that great consciousness of life.
I still find it hard to understand that anyone could argue that you can’t have machines that exhibit consciousness.
I was born with a serious spiritual consciousness and for many years studied different paths.
If consciousness can function independently of the body during one’s lifetime, it could be able to do the same after death.
If I know better than you know what I am up to, it is only because I spend more time with myself than you do.
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.
It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one’s self through the eyes of others, of measuring one’s soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity.
It is the same Consciousness that pervades everything.
It is the State which educates its citizens in civic virtue, gives them a consciousness of their mission and welds them into unity.
It just is nothing foreign to consciousness at all that could present itself to consciousness through the mediation of phenomena different from the liking itself; to like is intrinsically to be conscious.
Life is a state of consciousness.
Mind is consciousness which has put on limitations. You are originally unlimited and perfect. Later you take on limitations and become the mind.
No government can help the destinies of people who insist in putting sectional and class consciousness ahead of general weal.
Not only does travel give us a new system of reckoning, it also brings to the fore unknown aspects of our own self. Our consciousness being broadened and enriched, we shall judge ourselves more correctly.
On the one hand, life is made infinitely easy for the personality in that stimulations, interests, uses of time and consciousness are offered to it from all sides. They carry the person as if in a stream, and one needs hardly to swim for oneself.
On the whole, the psychological work of the last quarter of the nineteenth century emphasized the study of consciousness to the neglect of the total life of intellect and character.
One of the surest signs of the estimated changes in the consciousness of the American proletariat is to be found in the character of the demands now being put forward by the leadership.
Only the consciousness of a purpose that is mightier than any man and worthy of all men can fortify and inspirit and compose the souls of men.
Psychologically experienced consciousness is therefore no longer pure consciousness; construed Objectively in this way, consciousness itself becomes something transcendent, becomes an event in that spatial world which appears, by virtue of consciousness, to be transcendent.
Something similar is still true of the courses followed by manifold intuitions which together make up the unity of one continuous consciousness of one and the same object.
The first task in teaching is to bring to consciousness what the students already believe by virtue of their personal experiences about themselves and society.
The great mystery of our consciousness is beyond our grasp.
The history of the world is none other than the progress of the consciousness of freedom.
The ideal of a pure phenomenology will be perfected only by answering this question; pure phenomenology is to be separated sharply from psychology at large and, specifically, from the descriptive psychology of the phenomena of consciousness.
The ill effects of thought come about when we forget that thought is a function of our consciousness… an ability that we as human beings have. We are the producers of our own thinking.
The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself.
The only conclusion you can draw from the real historical movement is that by and large, in day-to-day life, what Lenin called trade union consciousness dominates the working class. I would call it elementary class consciousness of the working class.
There is a frustration too, that at moments when there’s not a coup, when there are not people in the streets, that the country disappears from people’s consciousness.
To begin with, we put the proposition: pure phenomenology is the science of pure consciousness.
Anger and hatred lead to fear; compassion and concern for others allow us to develop self-confidence, which breeds trust and friendship.Dalai Lama