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"I had been unaware that baseball was a Republican sport." - Tim Robbins

"People have motives and thoughts of which they are unaware." - Albert Ellis

"Structures of which we are unaware hold us prisoner." - Peter Senge

"He seemed unaware of the messiness of the arrangement." - J D Salinger

"There is a design and a purpose for each of our lives. Living unaware of that is sad, but dying unaware of it is a tragedy." - Lou Engle

"Most of us are unaware of our deep-seated faith in numbers." - Carl Eckart

"Wealth is so concentrated that a large segment of society is virtually unaware of its existence." - Thomas Piketty

"I think those who have impact and influence over us are often unaware." - Nora Roberts

"Those who are unaware they are walking in darkness will never seek the light." - Bruce Lee

"I am not unaware that leaders betray, and sell out, and play false." - Mother Jones

"People are unaware that spirits even exist, let alone that angels are present with them." - Emanuel Swedenborg

"But so fair, She takes the breath of men away Who gaze upon her unaware." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Every journey has a secret destination of which the traveller is unaware." - Martin Buber

"We live as if we were unaware of our impending destruction" - Soren Kierkegaard

"Dumb people are just blissfully unaware of how dumb they are." - Patrick Star

"A spring of love gushed from my heart, And I bless'd them unaware." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"In her lived an innocence of soul of which she seemed unaware." - Nalini Singh

"Her hearing was keener than his, and she heard silences he was unaware of." - D. M. Thomas

"I breathed the air of history all unaware, and walked oblivious through its littered layers." - Annie Dillard

"A spring of love gush'd from my heart, And I bless'd them unaware." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Her hearing was keener than his, and she heard silences he was unaware of." - D.M. Thomas

"But so fair, She takes the breath of men away Who gaze upon her unaware." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Perhaps I'm particularly serious, because I'm not unaware of the potential absurdity of what I'm doing." - Daniel Daylewis

"Nature does not loathe virtue: it is unaware of its existence." - Francoise Mallet-Joris

"I am not unaware that leaders betray, and sell out, and play false." - Mary Harris Jones

"The younger Mary J. Blige, I would call her, she was very unaware, ignorant." - Mary J Blige

"We're giants, and we're unaware of things that are too small for us to see." - Louie Schwartzberg

"We're giants, and we're unaware of things that are too small for us to see." - Louis Schwartzberg

"Perhaps I'm particularly serious, because I'm not unaware of the potential absurdity of what I'm doing." - Daniel Day-Lewis

"I'm dating a woman now who, evidently, is unaware of it." - Garry Shandling

"I think feminists are unaware of the tremendous extent of the role of women in history." - Vivienne Westwood

"There must be a happy medium somewhere between being totally informed and blissfully unaware." - Doug Larson

"All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware." - Martin Buber

"When I was a kid growing up in New York, I was pretty unaware of racism. I think when we're young - before we lose our innocence - we're sort of unaware of the more flawed qualities of each other." - Dave Matthews

"The only mistake that we can make as human beings is to be asleep, unaware of ourselves." - Guy Finley

"Time passes so slowly if you are unaware of it and so quickly if you are aware of it." - Marc Bolan

"Subliminal is about how we misinterpret our behavior because were unaware of what our unconscious minds are doing." - Leonard Mlodinow

"A prisoner unaware is the kind of prisoner most vulnerable to her captors, the easiest prey there is." - Beth Moore

"Unwisely, Santa offered a teddy bear to James, unaware he had been mauled by a grizzly earlier this year." - Tim Burton

"I was so awash in sensory overload that I was caught completely unaware when he did push me away" - Richelle Mead

"Dogma is a defensive reaction against doubt in the mind of the theorist, but doubt of which he is unaware." - Harold Lasswell

"Often the oppressor goes along unaware of the evil involved in his oppression so long as the oppressed accepts it." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I think that the consumer is generally unaware of certain material facts, particularly the tax risk and compensation issues." - Ric Edelman

"Envy is everywhere. Who is without envy? And most people Are unaware or unashamed of being envious." - T S Eliot

"Many people in this world are merely playing a role, unaware that there is an Invisible Hand guiding them." - Paulo Coelho

"If we judge others, it is because we are judging something in ourselves of which we are unaware." - John A. Sanford

"Only the fact that we are unaware how well our nearest know us enables us to live with them." - Edith Wharton

"Our invisible governors are, in many cases, unaware of the identity of their fellow members in the inner cabinet." - Edward Bernays

"It is entirely possible that behind the perception of our senses, worlds are hidden of which we are unaware." - Albert Einstein

"How many colors are there in a field of grass to the crawling baby unaware of 'Green'?" - Stan Brakhage

"The perfect church service would be one we were almost unaware of. Our attention would have been on God." - C S Lewis

"Man struggles to find life outside himself, unaware that the life he is seeking is within him." - Khalil Gibran

"Technologically we now have four [seven!] billion billionaires on board Spaceship Earth who are entirely unaware of their good fortune." - R Buckminster Fuller

"I think there's something about a writer's disposition, that is, even if unaware, always slightly in a witness state." - Dani Shapiro

"What I've witnessed, managers are divisive and allow musicians to become clouded, irresponsible, and unaware of the world around them." - Jacob Bannon

"O, she walked unaware of her own increasing beauty That was holding men's thoughts from market or plough," - Patrick MacDonogh

"Envy is everywhere. Who is without envy? And most people Are unaware or unashamed of being envious." - T S Eliot

"Self-hatred is a devastatingly difficult habit to break, especially when we are mostly unaware of it." - Margaret Cho

"The absolutist trumpets his plain vision; the relativist sees only someone who is unaware of his own spectacles." - Simon Blackburn

"I am not absentminded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"I am not unaware how unpopular on this floor are the sentiments I am about to advocate." - Benjamin F Wade

"And it's not only films, I'm pretty unaware of anything that's going on in popular culture right now." - Brad Bird

"Oh, to be in England Now that April's there, And whoever wakes in England Sees, some morning, unaware." - Robert Browning

"My writing is inspired by just about everything, yet I am unaware of so much of the process." - Hubert Selby Jr

"Most people are completely unaware of their breath. They violate your space, they have no idea that they have halitosis." - Larry David

"I am not unaware of the saying that more tears have been shed over wishes granted than wishes denied." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"The films I enjoy seeing are those that reveal lives I was unaware of... in different cultures or whatever." - Jim Broadbent

"'Subliminal' is about how we misinterpret our behavior because we're unaware of what our unconscious minds are doing." - Leonard Mlodinow

"What sort of love is permeated by jealousy? You are jealous because you are unaware that everything you need is inside you." - Peter Deunov

"I've always found that the most beautiful people, truly beautiful inside and out, are the ones who are quietly unaware of their effect." - J. Lynn

"Unfortunately, nature seems unaware of our intellectual need for convenience and unity, and very often takes delight in complication and diversity." - Santiago Ramon y Cajal

"Authors frequently say things they are unaware of; only after they have gotten the reactions of their readers do they discover what they have said" - Umberto Eco

"I never thought there might be one like you out there. Unaware, untrained. Unbelievable. You have no idea what you are, do you?" "Crazy?" - Karen Marie Moning

"God has placed in each soul an apostle to lead us upon the illumined path. Yet many seek life from without, unaware that is within them." - Khalil Gibran

"Warren Buffett is fond of saying that any player unaware of the fool in the market probably is the fool in the market." - Michael Lewis

"Sometimes, when you catch someone unaware at just the right time and in just the right light, you can catch sight of what they will be." - Jennifer Donnelly

"...we were like two people standing apart on separate mountain peaks, recklessly leaning forward to throw stones at one another, unaware of the dangerous chasm that separated us." - Amy Tan

"Like a pet fish unaware of the fishbowl it lives in, each of us inherently discriminates against young people without knowing it." - Adam Fletcher

"That's what I wanted for myself for even just a little while-to be unaware of the rest of the world. I needed some time." - Dorothea Benton Frank

"They're spreading out. Look unaware and sweet and innocent. It's a little hard to look innocent when I'm as big as a house." - Christine Feehan

"As timid violets lade the ambient air With their heart's richest fragrance, unaware The fragrance whispers that the flower is there." - Anna Katharine Green

"What any true painting touches is an absence - an absence of which without the painting, we might be unaware. And that would be our loss." - John Berger

"Research suggests that people are typically unaware of the reasons why they are doing what they are doing, but when asked for a reason, they readily supply one." - Daniel Gilbert

"We're conditioned to think that our lives revolve around great moments. But great moments often catch us unaware - beautifully wrapped in what others may consider a small one." - Kent Nerburn

"In this era of political correctness, some people seem unaware that being squeamish about words can mean being blind to realities." - Thomas Sowell

"I take responsibility for what happened at Enron, both good and bad. But I cannot take responsibility for criminal conduct that I was unaware of." - Kenneth Lay

"Three blind mice walk into a pub. But they are all unaware of their surroundings, so to derive humour from it would be exploitative." - Bill Bailey

"Man is the most insane species. He worships an invisible God and destroys a visible Nature. Unaware that this Nature he's destroying is this God he's worshipping." - Hubert Reeves

"Every grown-up man consists wholly of habits, although he is often unaware of it and even denies having any habits at all." - G. I. Gurdjieff

"He had prepared his death much earlier, in his imagination, unaware that his imagination, more creative than he, was planning the reality of that death." - Umberto Eco

"Habit is the denial of creativity and the negation of freedom; a self-imposed straitjacket of which the wearer is unaware." - Arthur Koestler

"Some people are still unaware that reality contains unparalleled beauties. The fantastic and unexpected, the ever-changing and renewing is nowhere so exemplified as in real life itself." - Berenice Abbott

"Every authentic artist is engaged in this creating of the conscience of the race, even though he or she may be unaware of the fact." - Rollo May

"Moderation sees itself as beautiful; it is unaware that in the eye of the immoderate it appears black and sober and consequently ugly-looking." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Sex prejudice is so ingrained in our society that many who practice it are simply unaware that they are hurting. It is the last socially acceptable prejudice." - Bernice Sandler

"The man whom fate employs to awaken love in the heart of a young girl is often unaware of his work and therefore leaves it uncompleted." - Honore De Balzac

"But you, oh gardener, poet that you be / Though unaware, now use your seeds like words / And make them lilt with color nicely flung ..." - Vita Sackville-West

"Breezy journalistic sentences about wealthy white people unaware that other human beings are real became the rubber stamp product of the elite MFA programs." - Sarah Schulman

"I am able to control only that which I am aware of. That which I am unaware of controls me. Awareness empowers me." - John Whitmore

"It opens our eyes to many quite weird possibilities about disease that most medical scientists, tending to be unaware of current evolutionary thought, don't think of." - Paul W. Ewald

"Through default or intention, unaware or by design, we not only choose but create the visible outer conditions that are most resonant to our inner state of being..." - Richard Bach

"I'm not unaware of how I'm perceived, I just don't care about it. Unless I really hurt someone's feelings. I care about that." - Shirley Maclaine

"I'm not unaware of the fact that probably my biggest audience is lesbians, and is probably the main reason why I've attained the success that I have," - Sharon Gless

"Dictators from the past, tyrants, were not unaware that it is easier to govern and enslave a nation of drinkers than that of abstainers." - Samael Aun Weor

"Plato has dramatic strength ... but is quite unaware of the strength of the argument against his position ... and allows himself to be grossly unfair in arguing against it." - Bertrand Russell

"Do we not see all humans unaware Of what they want, and always searching everywhere, And changing place, as if to drop the load they bear?" - Lucretius

"Ratings agencies are highly conflicted, unimaginative dupes. They are blissfully unaware of adverse selection and moral hazard. Investors should never trust them." - Seth Klarman

"It turns out that we determine who our leaders are by unconscious undertones we all project with our voices - and of which we're completely unaware." - Nick Morgan

"The majority of human beings live their whole lives unaware that they are only seeing a limited cone of vision at any moment." - David Eagleman

"Today, the danger of some sort of a nuclear catastrophe is greater than it was during the Cold War, and most people are blissfully unaware of this danger." - Noam Chomsky

"I stopped Googling myself a long time ago. I'm sure there's plenty of misinformation out there, but I am blissfully unaware of it." - Zoe Kazan

"And in this relentlessly unfolding series of interactions, the U.S. has played a very distinctive role, which most Americans have been either shielded from or simply unaware of." - Edward Said

"I think the act of lying can be separated from the genre of memoir. Though often times, people are unaware of their own subjectivity." - Rob Roberge

"Dream wounds, dream ties Do not bind him there In a kingdom where He is unaware Of his wounds, of his snare." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"I loved it. We would rehearse in this dark theatre, unaware of the sunny day outside, and be immersed in the magic of creating something from our imaginations." - Elaine Paige

"Although people seem to be unaware of it today, the development of the faculty of attention forms the real object and almost the sole interest of studies." - Simone Weil

"Every grown-up man consists wholly of habits, although he is often unaware of it and even denies having any habits at all." - George Gurdjieff

"Three blind mice walk into a pub. But they are unaware of their surroundings, so to derive humour from it would be exploitative." - Bill Bailey

"O golden Silence, bid our souls be still, And on the foolish fretting of our care Lay thy soft touch of healing unaware!" - Julia Caroline Dorr

"That ev'n my buried Ashes such a snare Of Vintage shall fling up into the Air As not a True-believer passing by But shall be overtaken unaware." - Omar Khayyam

"Morning found us unaware, noon burn gold into our hair, at night we swim the laughin sea, where will we be?" - Jim Morrison

"To the revolutionary mind the American vista must have been almost as incredible as Genghis Khan's first view of China - so rich, so soft, so unaware." - Garet Garrett

"... a speculator is one who runs risks of which he is aware and an investor is one who runs risks of which he is unaware." - John Maynard Keynes

"Most victims of my autobiographical verse are either far too polite, remarkably understanding unaware that I have written poems about them." - John Barton

"I really have to edit myself - I need someone with a censor button around me all the time. I'm just a little unaware of what's deemed appropriate." - Andy Dick

"Too much good fortune can make you smug and unaware. Happiness should be like an oasis, the greener for the desert that surrounds it." - Rachel Field

"How many colours are there in a field of grass to the crawling baby unaware of 'green'? How many rainbows can light create for the untutored eye?" - Stan Brakhage

"Herman Cain was unaware that China is a nuclear power. And I said to myself, 'Hey, Herman, how about making an unwanted advance on a history book?'" - David Letterman

"During the earliest stages the child perceives things like a solipsist who is unaware of himself as subject and is familiar only with his own actions." - Jean Piaget

"Whatever we, as prospective participants unaware of our specific features, would desire society to be like is what, morally speaking, we ought to institute." - Thomas Pogge

"Obama is a guy who claims to be unaware that there was a Tea Party, a guy that's detached from the country." - Grover Norquist

"I was unaware of the dispute in Brooklyn. I would never knowingly wear any clothes or support any company who produced clothing with alleged wage and labor violations." - Shakira

"I consider myself responsible to the coming generations, which are left stranded in a blitzed world, unaware of the soul trembling in awe before the mystery of life." - Oskar Kokoschka

"When it turned on the Jew, Christianity and European civilization turned on the incarnation - albeit an incarnation often wayward and unaware - of its own best hopes." - George Steiner

"Most of the time, we live our lives within these invisible systems, blissfully unaware of the artificial life, the intensely designed infrastructures that support them." - Bruce Mau

"This is an era of specialists, each of whom sees his own problem and is unaware of or intolerant of the larger frame into which it fits." - Rachel Carson

"Our own existence once presented the greatest of all mysteries, but ... it is a mystery no longer because it is solved. Darwin and Wallace solved it ... I was surprised that so many people seemed not only unaware of the elegant and beautiful solution to this deepest of problems but, incredibly, in many cases actually unaware that there was a problem in the first place!" - Richard Dawkins

"To perceive that form reveals the void, and to see that the void reveals form, is the secret for the overcoming of death. To the extent that one is unaware of space, one is unaware of one's own eternity - it's the same thing!" - Alan Watts

"But while so many white Americans are unaware of conditions inside the ghetto, there are very few ghetto dwellers who are unaware of the life outside. The television sets bombard them day by day with the opulence of the larger society." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I suppose every poet has his own private mythology. Maybe he's unaware of it. People tell me that I have evolved a private mythology of tigers, of blades, of labyrinths, and I'm unaware of the fact this is so. My readers are finding it all the time. But I think perhaps that is the duty of poet." - Jorge Luis Borges

"If we know that our own men are in a condition to attack, but are unaware that the enemy is not open to attack, we have gone only halfway towards victory. If we know that the enemy is open to attack, but are unaware that our own men are not in a condition to attack, we have gone only halfway towards victory. If we know that the enemy is open to attack, and also know that our men are in a condition to attack, but are unaware that the nature of the ground makes fighting impracticable, we have still gone only halfway towards victory." - Sun Tzu

"To be anthropocentric is to remain unaware of the limits of human nature, the significance of biological processes underlying human behavior, and the deeper meaning of long-term genetic evolution." - E O Wilson

"If we know that the enemy is open to attack, but are unaware that our own men are not in a condition to attack, we have gone only halfway towards victory." - Sun Tzu

"Birds rising in flight is a sign that the enemy is lying in ambush; when the wild animals are startled and flee he is trying to take you unaware." - Sun Tzu

"If you are unconscious, unaware, you are living only in the body, the mortal. And a person who lives for the body, in the body, and only for the body, lives in sin." - Rajneesh

"From out the peaceful hollow of its throat / such music pours as I am unaware / how to devise. I did not think these things. / It is the reed that sings." - Alice Smith

"You can't disengage yourself from that game if you are completely unaware of what people out there might be doing, you're just going to be tripped up, you're going to find yourself continually at a disadvantage." - Robert Greene

"Many of my colleagues are blissfully unaware of the global percentage of people who cannot EVER go to a movie theater, let alone with an entire family. I do not want to make movies for the rich." - Lexi Alexander

"I wouldn't wish the eighties on anyone, it was the time when all that was rotten bubbled to the surface. If you were not at the receiving end of this mayhem you could be unaware of it." - Derek Jarman

"How can we be "free" as conscious agents if everything that we consciously intend is caused by events in our brain that we do not intend and of which we are entirely unaware? We can't." - Sam Harris



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