The real composer thinks about his work the whole time; he is not always conscious of this, but he is aware of it later when he suddenly knows what he will do.
I try not to do scenes a certain way, because then I become conscious of it, and it dosen't come off as realistic. I try to make it so that I'm not really aware of what I'm doing.
When law and duty are one, united by religion, you never become fully conscious, fully aware of yourself. You are always a little less than an individual.
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
I love doing normal things - movies, shopping, going out with friends, writing, reading, taking hot bubble baths - that's a big one for relaxation. I also love to go to art and history museums.
Every extension of knowledge arises from making the conscious the unconscious.
I am not for the death penalty and so making this film did not change my point of view. I think it made me more aware of how ineffective it is.
Those hot pants of hers were so damned tight, I could hardly breathe.
The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.
For to tempt and to be tempted are things very nearly allied... whenever feeling has anything to do in the matter, no sooner is it excited than we have already gone vastly farther than we are aware of.
The crises of modern man are to a large extent religious ones, insofar as they are an awakening of his awareness to an absence of meaning.
If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.
I am partly not conscious of structure with my movies but this is when I am writing. I leave my mind very free and then I correct it after.
Man lives like a robot: mechanically efficient, but with no awareness.
Do not seek fame. Do not make plans. Do not be absorbed by activities. Do not think that you know. Be aware of all that is and dwell in the infinite. Wander where there is no path. Be all that heaven gave you, but act as though you have received nothing. Be empty, that is all.
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.
Talent is always conscious of its own abundance, and does not object to sharing.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
If you took acting away from me, I'd stop breathing.
I mean I can do it when I'm very relaxed, and with good friends, then I think I can be amusing.
Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.
I am well aware that many will say that no one can possibly speak with spirits and angels so long as he lives in the body; and many will say that it is all fancy, others that I relate such things in order to gain credence, and others will make other objections.
No intelligent man believes that anybody ever willingly errs or willingly does base and evil deeds; they are well aware that all who do base and evil things to them unwillingly.