consciousness quotes

The golden rule of drums is hands clapping and feet tapping, and when you are in and out of consciousness, you can't do that to best of your ability.Steven Adler

I'm not the first person to have discovered evidence that consciousness exists beyond the body. Brief, wonderful glimpses of this realm are as old as human history.Eben Alexander

I think that the consciousness of passion makes you act very differently.Pedro Almodovar

Ideology has very little to do with 'consciousness' - it is profoundly unconscious.Louis Althusser

When you're a musician and you break new ground it resonates into the common consciousness.Trey Anastasio

The basic philosophy of stoicism is that you have nothing real external to your own consciousness, that the only thing real is in fact your consciousness.Roger Avary

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

My great-grandfather, Sam Aykroyd, was a dentist in Kingston, Ontario, and he was also an Edwardian spiritualist researcher who was very interested in what was going on in the invisible world, the survival of the consciousness, precipitated paintings, mediumship, and trans-channeling.Dan Aykroyd

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.Ray Stannard Baker

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

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

The greater the conceptual significance of a literary product, the more it should be assumed that it is based on an idea that determines the whole, and that the deeper consciousness of the time to which it belongs is reflected in it.Ferdinand Christian Baur

You shall always find what you created in your mind, for instance, a benevolent God or an evil Devil. Between them are countless facets. Therefore, concentrate on the depth of your consciousness and on what you consider to be positive and good.Hans Bender

Our contribution purely depends on our consciousness and our willingness to support those in need, to show vulnerability and accept the support of others, to share without expecting the credit, to give it our all and allow our hard work to decide the outcome, to understand that control can only be achieved with a shared responsibility.Yehuda Berg

The biggest breakthroughs in consciousness occur when things are difficult; when we have a choice to fall to the worst of ourselves or rise to the best of ourselves.Yehuda Berg

Sam Walton instilled ownership of the products in the stores into the collective consciousness of every associate regardless of what job they did for the company.Michael Bergdahl

In its entirety, probably, it follows us at every instant; all that we have felt, thought and willed from our earliest infancy is there, leaning over the present which is about to join it, pressing against the portals of consciousness that would fain leave it outside.Henri Bergson

The relation between practical and spiritual spheres in music is obvious, if only because it demands ears, finger, consciousness and intellect.Luciano Berio

The mental body, like the astral, varies much in different people; it is composed of coarser or of finer matter, according to the needs of the more or less unfolded consciousness connected with it. In the educated it is active and well-defined; in the undeveloped it is cloudy and inchoate.Annie Besant

Black Consciousness is an attitude of the mind and a way of life, the most positive call to emanate from the black world for a long time.Steven Biko