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New Armies

The Polish freedom movement of 1968 lost its confrontation with police violence; the Prague Spring was crushed by the armies of five Warsaw Pact members. But in both countries, 1968 gave birth to a new political consciousness.

- Adam Michnik

Right Made

Because our entire universe is made up of consciousness, we never really experience the universe directly we just experience our consciousness of the universe, our perception of it, so right, our only universe is perception.

- Alan Moore

Got Grows

Language comes first. It's not that language grows out of consciousness, if you haven't got language, you can't be conscious.

- Alan Moore

Problem Same

No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.

- Albert Einstein

Time Stories

Time is what allows stories to spread into people's consciousness.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Alive Always

I have always considered myself to be spiritual in a way that has less to do with religion and more with an awareness that you have, and the consciousness you have of being alive and the consciousness that you will be dead.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu


We are all working for the immortality of the human consciousness.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

More Than

My consciousness is without limits more than when I was 40 or 50.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky


A person is not the same in his life at all times. Your consciousness is developing all the time. When I started making 'El Topo,' I was one person. When I finished that picture, I was another person.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky


The creative principle is less about dogma and more about opening ourselves to the evolution of consciousness.

- Alex Grey

Play Here

It is the prayer of my innermost being to realize my supreme identity in the liberated play of consciousness, the Vast Expanse. Now is the moment, Here is the place of Liberation.

- Alex Grey

Study Became

I became really interested in the study of consciousness.

- Alex Grey

New Like

Our home, just like our garden, evolves. We experiment, try out different things and new colors until we feel content. Try to keep the metaphor of home as garden in your consciousness.

- Alexandra Stoddard

Death Means

We fear death so profoundly, not because it means the end of our body, but because it means the end of our consciousness - better to be a spirit in Heaven than a zombie on Earth.

- Alison Gopnik

New Like

In '42,' it's like the '40s where racial equality had come into the consciousness of a lot of people, whereas in the 1900s it was sort of a new thing.

- Andre Holland

Doing Except

Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.

- Andrew Carnegie

Uplift Moods

We're all affected by music. It has the power to inspire, uplift us, change our moods, and even alter consciousness.

- Andrew Weil

May Threads

A novel is a collision of ideas. Three or four threads may be floating around in the writer's consciousness, and at a single moment in time, these ideas collide and produce a novel.

- Anita Shreve

Natural Very

The inner world is very potent for me - I don't ascribe to any God or Jesus or Buddha - I just have a sense of it and revere it along with the natural world and human consciousness.

- Annie Lennox

High Having

In terms of having high hopes that the level of consciousness will get higher and higher, yeah.

- Anthony Kiedis

Like Based

Consciousness, much like our feelings, is based on a representation of the body and how it changes when reacting to certain stimuli. Self-image would be unthinkable without this representation.

- Antonio Damasio

Bad Fiction

The power of historical fiction for bad and for good can be immense in shaping consciousness of the past.

- Antony Beevor


A rare experience of a moment at daybreak, when something in nature seems to reveal all consciousness, cannot be explained at noon. Yet it is part of the day's unity.

- Charles Ives

May Read

Neurotechnology may benefit from questioning what kinds of low-information-content signals we can read and write before we try to upload and download consciousness.

- Christopher deCharms


Without consciousness and intelligence, the universe would lack meaning.

- Clifford D. Simak

Think Very

I do think the attempt to raise consciousness has succeeded. People are very aware of gender concerns now.

- Clifford Geertz

World Real

The world is real. Consciousness is the illusion.

- Craig Bruce

Death Gift

Am I a trance medium? No. Have I got a gift psychically? Absolutely not. But I believe in the survival of consciousness after death.

- Dan Aykroyd

Love Closely

Anyway, there is a lot of really interesting work going on in the neuroscience and psychology of consciousness, and I would love to see philosophers become more closely involved with this.

- David Chalmers

Share Person

I do believe in God. I don't believe in God as a person, but I believe in God as a state of energy and consciousness that we all share.

- David Dobkin

Side Made

If God and man are in themselves one, and if religion is the human side of this unity then must this unity be made evident to man in religion, and become in him consciousness and reality.

- David Friedrich Strauss


We are reflections of one another, therefore I know that you are part of me and I am part of you because we are all projections of the universal principles of creation/destruction polarities of the same infinite consciousness that we call God.

- David Icke


I know that you are part of me and I am part of you because we are all aspects of the same infinite consciousness that we call God and Creation.

- David Icke


Antigravity, teleportation, time travel, energetic DNA evolution and consciousness transformation could create a world few of us ever even dreamed of.

- David Wilcock

Would How

How wonderful it would be to scatter words as they rise to consciousness, to let them lie where they fall.

- Joanna Scott


I came to political consciousness with John F. Kennedy's magnificent 1961 Inaugural Address. It seemed the start of something fresh and exciting, and it was.

- Joe Klein

Listen Your

If you listen to a lot of music, it gradually seeps into your consciousness or your unconsciousness and comes out in your music.

- John Abercrombie

World Africa

The first light of human consciousness and the world's first civilizations were in Africa.

- John Henrik Clarke


'Skinned' tells the story of Lia, a young girl who has it all - until she nearly dies and has her consciousness transferred into a robot body.

- John Joseph Adams

Pain Reveal

In this cry of pain the inner consciousness of the people seems to lay itself bare for an instant, and to reveal the mood of beings who feel their isolation in the face of a universe that wars on them with winds and seas.

- John Millington Synge

Strong Pain

Pain has its own noble joy, when it starts a strong consciousness of life, from a stagnant one.

- John Sterling


I seem most instinctively to believe in the human value of creative writing, whether in the form of verse or fiction, as a mode of truth-telling, self-expression and homage to the twin miracles of creation and consciousness.

- John Updike

Love New

I love Shillington not as one loves Capri or New York, because they are special, but as one loves one's own body and consciousness, because they are synonymous with being.

- John Updike

Lie Real

The real history of consciousness starts with one's first lie.

- Joseph Brodsky

Own About

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.

- Joseph Campbell


It was under a solemn consciousness of the dangers from ecclesiastical ambition, the bigotry of spiritual pride, and the intolerance of sects... that is was deemed advisable to exclude from the national government all power to act upon the subject.

- Joseph Story

Living Set

Only those within whose own consciousness the sun rise and set, the leaves burgeon and wither, can be said to be aware of what living is.

- Joseph Wood Krutch


For myself, I do not now know in any concrete human terms wherein my individuality consists. In my present human form of consciousness I simply cannot tell.

- Josiah Royce

Me Modern

Consciousness - that, to me, is the theme of the modern novel.

- Justin Cartwright

Within Lives

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.

- Audre Lorde


Painting what I experience, translating what I feel, is like a great liberation. But it is also work, self-examination, consciousness, criticism, struggle.

- Balthus

Gift Receive

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

Double Say

I say 'as it were' or 'so to speak' too often because puns and double entendres keep insinuating themselves into my consciousness as I'm talking.

- Guy Gavriel Kay


For me, consciousness is non-local, not limited to the body, and can exist independent of it.

- Bernie Siegel

Truth Past

We do violence to the consciousness of a past age when we divide what was indivisible to it: the one sacred truth of the Christian creed.

- Hans Jonas


All historical experience demonstrates the following: Our earth cannot be changed unless in the not too distant future an alteration in the consciousness of individuals is achieved.

- Hans Kung

Made Dad

My grandfather and dad worked at General American Transportation Corp. in Chicago, a company that made tank cars and freight cars. We had a pragmatic, Republican, manufacturing, Illinois consciousness as far as employment went.

- Bill Moseley

Kind Plane

Everything in the Universe, throughout all its kingdoms, is conscious: i.e., endowed with a consciousness of its own kind and on its own plane of perception.

- Helena Blavatsky


I have a picture of an ideal consciousness.

- Henry Flynt


Experience is never limited, and it is never complete; it is an immense sensibility, a kind of huge spider-web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness, and catching every air-borne particle in its tissue.

- Henry James

Been Half

A poem is learned by heart and then not again repeated. We will suppose that after a half year it has been forgotten: no effort of recollection is able to call it back again into consciousness.

- Hermann Ebbinghaus

Kind Which

Mental states of every kind, - sensations, feelings, ideas, - which were at one time present in consciousness and then have disappeared from it, have not with their disappearance absolutely ceased to exist.

- Hermann Ebbinghaus

Will Often

Often, even after years, mental states once present in consciousness return to it with apparent spontaneity and without any act of the will; that is, they are reproduced involuntarily.

- Hermann Ebbinghaus

Still Could

I still find it hard to understand that anyone could argue that you can't have machines that exhibit consciousness.

- Iain Banks


Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.

- Iris Murdoch


Through consciousness, our minds have the power to change our planet and ourselves. It is time we heed the wisdom of the ancient indigenous people and channel our consciousness and spirit to tend the garden and not destroy it.

- Bruce Lipton

New Will

I will not leave a corner of my consciousness covered up, but saturate myself with the strange and extraordinary new conditions of this life, and it will all refine itself into poetry later on.

- Isaac Rosenberg


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.

- C. L. R. James

Mode Species

The mode of consciousness of nonhuman species is quite different from human consciousness.

- J. M. Coetzee

Read Mum

My mum never told me that I was beautiful when I was a kid - and I didn't read magazines or watch MTV, so I had no real consciousness about it all.

- Cameron Russell

Pain Coming

There is no coming to consciousness without pain.

- Carl Jung


Consciousness is the glory of creation.

- James Broughton


Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas.

- James Mark Baldwin


Changing mass consciousness is an individual responsibility.

- Dennis Weaver

Deny Likely

A cockroach likely has no less brainpower than a butterfly, but we're quicker to deny it consciousness because it's a species we dislike.

- Jeffrey Kluger

New Like

Acceptance looks like a passive state, but in reality it brings something entirely new into this world. That peace, a subtle energy vibration, is consciousness.

- Eckhart Tolle

Death May

Death may simply be an alteration in consciousness, a transition for continued life in a nonmaterial form.

- Edgar Mitchell

Role Itself

It is not sex by itself that interests me, but its particular role in American consciousness, and in my own life.

- Jerzy Kosinski


To begin with, we put the proposition: pure phenomenology is the science of pure consciousness.

- Edmund Husserl

Through Like

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.

- Edmund Husserl


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.

- Edmund Husserl


It would help if human experts agreed on the meaning of such basic terms as intelligence, consciousness, or awareness. They don't. It's hard to build something that's incompletely defined.

- Edward M. Lerner

Young Girl

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.

- Elizabeth Missing Sewell

Thorn Dagger

Consciousness is much more than the thorn, it is the dagger in the flesh.

- Emile M. Cioran

Once Read

Once we have learned to read, meaning of words can somehow register without consciousness.

- Katherine Mansfield

Life Is A

Life is a state of consciousness.

- Emmet Fox

See Where

Where you are in consciousness has everything to do with what you see in experience.

- Eric Butterworth


The Republican consciousness has no integrity and it falls apart once you check it out. If you're a Christian, why would you want to fry this dude?

- Ken Kesey

Like Readers

A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers.

- Ernest Dimnet

Talk About

I don't talk about consciousness. I talk about interiority.

- Ken Wilber


You can have relatively high levels of class consciousness with a lower level of class militancy than one would have expected.

- Ernest Mandel


The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.

- Lao Tzu

Degree Which

Poetry brings all possible experience to the same degree: a degree in the consciousness beyond which the consciousness itself cannot go.

- Laura Riding

Other Became

Malcolm X raised my consciousness about myself and my people and other people more than any person I know. I knew him before he became Malcolm X.

- Lena Horne

Your Forced

If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness.

- Les Brown


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.

- Georg Brandes

World Other

The history of the world is none other than the progress of the consciousness of freedom.

- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Proud Over

When this sad war is over we will all return to our homes, and feel that we can ask no higher honor than the proud consciousness that we belonged to the Army of the Potomac.

- George B. McClellan

Form Our

It's from our sufferings that we form our consciousness.

- Lisa Bonet

World Level

My hope is that I can somehow raise the level of consciousness about world events.

- Lisa Ling