Quotes with conscious

  • 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

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  • Confucius 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
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher (551 - 479)
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  • Henry David Thoreau I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer (1817 - 1862)
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  • Anni-Frid Lyngstad I like to think of myself as being fashion-conscious without being a slave to fashion.
    Anni-Frid Lyngstad
    Norwegian-Swedish singer and environmentalist
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  • Brooke Shields 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.
    Brooke Shields
    American actress and model (1965 - )
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  • Henry David Thoreau 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.
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer (1817 - 1862)
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  • Betty Wright '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.
    Betty Wright
    American singer (1953 - 2020)
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  • Billy Campbell 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.
    Billy Campbell
    American film and television actor (1959 - )
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  • Anton Chekhov 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.
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer
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  • Cate Blanchett 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?
    Cate Blanchett
    Australian actress and theatre (1969 - )
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  • Carl Gustav Jung 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.
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist (1875 - 1961)
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  • Henry Miller Analysis brings no curative powers in its train; it merely makes us conscious of the existence of an evil, which, oddly enough, is consciousness.
    Henry Miller
    American writer (1891 - 1980)
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  • John Philip Sousa Any composer who is gloriously conscious that he is a composer must believe that he receives his inspiration from a source higher than himself.
    John Philip Sousa
    American composer and conductor (1854 - 1932)
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  • Bobbie Ann Mason 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.
    Bobbie Ann Mason
    American novelist and short story writer
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  • Barbara Hall 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
    Barbara Hall
    American television writer and producer (1960 - )
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  • Lionel Trilling Being a Jew is like walking in the wind or swimming: you are touched at all points and conscious everywhere.
    Lionel Trilling
    American Critic (1905 - 1975)
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  • Salman Rushdie Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one.
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer (1947 - )
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  • Eric Gill Catholics are necessarily at war with this age. That we are not more conscious of the fact, that we so often endeavor to make an impossible peace with it - that is the tragedy. You cannot serve God and Mammon.
    Eric Gill
    English sculptor and typeface designer (1882 - 1940)
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  • Augustus William Hare Do you wish to find out a person's weak points? Note the failings he has the quickest eye for in others. They may not be the very failings he is himself conscious of; but they will be their next-door neighbors. No man keeps such a jealous lookout as a rival.
    Augustus William Hare
    British writer (1792 - 1834)
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  • Carl Gustav Jung Emotion is the chief source of all becoming-conscious. There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.
    Source: Psychological Aspects of the Mother Archetype (1938)
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist (1875 - 1961)
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  • Thomas Szasz Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily; and why older persons, especially if vain or important, cannot learn at all.
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist (1920 - 2012)
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