Consciousness Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old consciousness quotes, consciousness sayings, and consciousness proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it. Albert Einstein
Consciousness was upon him before he could get out of the way. Kingsley Amis
Consciousness itself is an infinite regress. This explains coincidences. Robert Anton Wilson
The only way to give finality to the world is to give it consciousness. Miguel de Unamuno
Consciousness is the stone that creates the waves in a sea of nothing. Richard Gerber
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
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
Consciousness is the greatest movie-maker in the whole world. Mooji
Consciousness is not mind; it is the ground of all being, the ground of both matter and mind. Matter and mind are both possibilities of consciousness. Amit Goswami
The real history of consciousness starts with one's first lie. Joseph Brodsky
Consciousness is only possible through change; change is only possible through movement. Aldous Huxley
The ultimate gift of conscious life is a sense of the mystery that encompasses it. Lewis Mumford
There is no birth of consciousness without pain. Carl Jung
Without consciousness and intelligence, the universe would lack meaning. Clifford D. Simak
Consciousness is either inexplicable illusion, or else revelation. C. S. Lewis
Without consciousness the mind-body problem would be much less interesting. With consciousness it seems hopeless. Thomas Nagel
The history of the world is none other than the progress of the consciousness of freedom. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness. Lao Tzu
Consciousness is not in the body; the body is in consciousness. And you are that consciousness. Dan Millman
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best. Andrew Carnegie
Meditation is realizing and expanding your inner beauty in every direction. Amit Ray
What drains your spirit drains your body. What fuels your spirit fuels your body. Caroline Myss
When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. Wayne W. Dyer
Never give a conscious meaning to your unconscious acts! Ramana Pemmaraju
Consciousness is what makes the mind-body problem really intractable. Thomas Nagel
Consciousness is an end in itself. We torture ourselves getting somewhere, and when we get there it is nowhere, for there is nowhere to get to. David Herbert Lawrence
Mind is consciousness which has put on limitations. You are originally unlimited and perfect. Later you take on limitations and become the mind. Ramana Maharshi
There is no life without consciousness; there is no consciousness without life. Annie Besant
It is the inner life that is to spark the change in consciousness that will permit us to advance. Wayne Teasdale
My experience is what I agree to attend to. William James
Life before consciousness was like blank paper, so be it. Santosh Kalwar
He who experiences the unity of life sees his own self in all beings, and all being in his own self, and looks on everything with an impartial eye. Buddha
Changing mass consciousness is an individual responsibility. Dennis Weaver
Consciousness is the perception of what passes in man's own mind. John Locke
Without thoughts the mind cannot exist only consciousness. Avis J. Williams
The consciousness of knowing how to make oneself useful, how to help mankind in many ways, fills the soul with noble confidence, almost religious dignity. Maria Montessori
Consciousness will not always solve the problem, but it may make the suffering meaningful. Marion Woodman
Waking consciousness is dreaming, but dreaming constrained by external reality. Oliver Sacks
Control of consciousness determines the quality of life. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Consciousness is the creative element in the universe. Without it, nothing would appear. Fred Alan Wolf
Conflict is the beginning of consciousness. M. Esther Harding
The great mystery of our consciousness is beyond our grasp. William Shatner
Consciousness is much more than the thorn, it is the dagger in the flesh. Emile M. Cioran
The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, the solution comes to you and you don't know how or why. Albert Einstein
The bite of conscience is indecent. Friedrich Nietzsche
The human consciousness is really homogeneous. There is no complete forgetting, even in death. D. H. Lawrence
You get there by realizing you are already there. Eckhart Tolle
It's from our sufferings that we form our consciousness. Lisa Bonet
To be conscious of being, you need to reclaim consciousness from the mind. This is one of the most essential tasks on your spiritual journey. Eckhart Tolle
Consciousness is the glory of creation. James Broughton