QUOTES FROM SOME OF THE BRIGHTEST MINDS IN HISTORY OF HUMAN SCIENCE, FOR YOUR DAILY INSPIRATION.
Consciousness is the presence of God in man
Science and religion are not in contrast, but they need each other to complete themselves in the mind of a man who thinks seriously.
Consciousness is the theater, and precisely the only theater on which everything that takes place in the Universe is represented, the vessel that contains everything, absolutely everything, and outside which nothing exists
Our psyche is constituted in harmony with the structure of the universe, and what happens in the macrocosm happens equally in the infinitesimal and more subjective recesses of the soul.
Carl Gustav Jung
Everything is an enigma and the key to an enigma is another enigma
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are stardust that think about the stars
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
All the visible rests on an invisible background, what is known on a background that cannot be known, what is tangible on an intangible backdrop.
Men of broader intellect know that there is no clear distinction between the real and the unreal, that things appear as they seem only by virtue of the delicate physical and mental instruments through which we perceive them.
Howard Phillips Lovecraft
It is easier to break an atom than a prejudice.
Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.
People see only what they are ready to see.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Consciousness, in the chaos of the world, is a small light, precious but fragile.
Your vision becomes clear only when you look inside your heart. Who looks out, dreams. Who looks inside, wakes up.
Carl Gustav Jung
Those who were seen dancing were considered crazy by those who could not listen to the music.
Attributed to Friedrich Nietzsche
Immerse yourself in Matter... It will then take you to God.
Teilhard de Chardin
You are the vast space in which everything happens.
The world as we have created it is a result of our thinking. We cannot change it unless we change our way of thinking.
Do not look for yourself outside yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Scientific truths cannot be decided by majority vote.
Everyone knows that something is impossible to achieve, until a fool arrives who does not know and invents it.
As above, so below.
Why do you deny that the universe is a conscious intelligence when it gives life to conscious intelligences?”
And this light that shines above this sky, higher than anything else, higher than any thing, in the highest world above which there is no other world, is the same light that is in man.
All the things that are really great, at first sight seem impossible.
Creative life is always based on the values of the self, not on the values of the system.
Consciousness is not a thing among things, but it is the horizon that contains everything.
The brain is a necessary but not sufficient organ to explain consciousness.
You ask what the absolute is. It is the essence of your soul before everything.
Quantum mechanics is not the last word. There is something else that escapes us.
For computers or robots to work upstream there must be a conscious understanding of the human programmers who design them.
More original is a discovery, more obvious it seems in retrospect.
Science is what we understand well enough to explain it to a computer. Art is everything else.
Mystery is the fundamental emotion that lies at the source of true art and true science.
The history of evolution teaches that the universe has never stopped being creative or inventive.
Spiritual awakening is the most essential thing in human life, it is the only purpose of existence.
A single strength, Love, unites infinite worlds and makes them come alive.
"... the love that moves the sun and the other stars."
Dante Alighieri, Paradiso, Canto XXXIII, verso 145
Try to bring back the divine that is in us to the divine that is in the universe.
The many cannot be conceived without one.
It is not matter that generates thought, it is thought that generates matter.
The wise person is not the one who makes the least mistakes. It's the one that learns the most from mistake.
Harvey B. Mackay
We cannot solve problems with the same kind of consciousness we used when we created them.
Things are united by invisible bonds. You can't pick a flower without upsetting a star.
The value of a person lies in what he is capable of giving and not in what he is capable of taking.
Our every cognition starts with feelings.
Leonardo da Vinci
If you can dream it you can do it.
What today is proven was once only imagined.
Creativity requires the courage to abandon certainties.
What we observe as material bodies and forces are nothing but shapes and variations in the structure of space.
Quantum physics thus reveals a basic oneness of the universe.
The solution of the mystery of life in space and time lies outside space and time.
I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness. Everything that we talk about, everything that we regard as existing, postulates consciousness.
Consciousness is indeed always with us. Everyone knows ‘I am!’ No one can deny his own being.
I would argue that nothing gives life more purpose than the realization that every moment of consciousness is a precious and fragile gift.
We’re all affected by music. It has the power to inspire, uplift us, change our moods, and even alter consciousness.
Even when I was studying mathematics, physics, and computer science, it always seemed that the problem of consciousness was about the most interesting problem out there for science to come to grips with.
The mode of consciousness of nonhuman species is quite different from human consciousness.
J. M. Coetzee
Consciousness surely does not depend on language. Babies, many animals, and patients robbed of speech by brain damage are not insensate robots; they have reactions like ours that indicate that someone’s home.
Studying consciousness tells us more about how the world is fundamentally strange. I think we have a few revolutions to go yet before we get to the bottom of it.
Our intellect, our awareness, and our consciousness are the most powerful form of life on this planet.
There is an urgent need for a radical revision of our current concepts of the nature of consciousness and its relationship to matter and the brain.
What is consciousness? Our brain simulates reality. So, our everyday experiences are a form of dreaming, which is to say, they are mental models, simulations, not the things they appear to be.