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"Perfect simplicity is unconsciously audacious." - George Meredith

"A loving maiden grows unconsciously more bold." - Jean Paul

"The purest idealism is unconsciously equivalent to the deepest knowledge." - Adolf Hitler

"Expectation works in mysterious ways-and totally unconsciously." - Michael Crichton

"Few have borne unconsciously the spell of loveliness." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"We reform others unconsciously when we walk uprightly." - Madame Swetchine

"You always get what you unconsciously believe and expect." - Joe Vitale

"Depression, if it's an unconsciously elected experience, is a luxury." - Jesse Eisenberg

"We reform others unconsciously when we walk uprightly." - Sophie Swetchine

"People unconsciously want to reveal their inner urges." - Young-Ha Kim

"Choice is the engine of our evolution ... if you choose unconsciously, you will evolve unconsciously. If you choose consciously, you will evolve consciously" - Gary Zukav

"Every man who observes vigilantly and resolves steadfastly grows unconsciously into genius." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"Like a bird she seems to wear gay plumage unconsciously, as if it grew upon her." - Henry Ward Beecher

"The harmonic effects produced unconsciously by our guitarists are one of the miracles of natural art." - Manuel de Falla

"There is a transcendent power in example. We reform others unconsciously when we walk uprightly." - Madame Swetchine

"Unconsciously transmitting ideas to the other MC way back when............,,,..quantum" - Madonna Ciccone

"Machines are neither Republicans nor Democrats and therefore can never be consciously or even unconsciously biased," - James Baker

"Consciously or unconsciously, we are all striving for perfection. Every being must attain to it." - Swami Vivekananda

"Every man who observes vigilantly, and resolves steadfastly, grows unconsciously into genius." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Unconsciously we grow to look upon the sick as people of another world." - I. A. R. Wylie

"The harmonious efforts which our guitarists produce unconsciously represent one of the marvels of natural art." - Manuel de Falla

"Consciously or unconsciously, every being is capable of healing himself or others." - Hazrat Inayat Khan

" repeats itself unconsciously and unavoidably, producing stereotypes that then are repeated ad infinitum." - Andy Grundberg

"Psychology lures even most serious people into romancing, and quite unconsciously." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"There are a lot of things that people are doing unconsciously wrong." - Cesar Millan

"Being in Europe had helped me unlearn some of what I'd been taught or unconsciously believed." - Lynne Tillman

"All art is propaganda. It is universally and inescapably propaganda; sometimes unconsciously, but often deliberately, propaganda." - Upton Sinclair

"Every man's life is, consciously or unconsciously, a quest for the infinite and the eternal reality." - Lyman Abbott

"From old habit, unconsciously he thanked God that he no longer believed in Him." - W Somerset Maugham

"People fascinate me. Consciously or unconsciously, I have been studying their behavior all my life." - David Cobley

"All art is propaganda. It is universally and inescabably propaganda; sometimes unconsciously, but often deliberately, propaganda." - Upton Sinclair

"When I was a boy, unconsciously, spontaneously I learned the art of telling ironic stories." - Dario Fo

"People unconsciously know when you are not listening to them. Then they say 'No' to you." - James Altucher

"Even though things happen by accident, you also unconsciously choose things that help you." - Nastassja Kinski

"Morality, when vigorously alive, sees farther than intellect, and provides unconsciously for intellectual difficulties." - James Anthony Froude

"It is through symbols that man consciously or unconsciously lives, works and has his being." - Thomas Carlyle

"The things that are acquired consciously permit us to express ourselves unconsciously with a certain richness." - Henri Matisse

"Every man who observes vigilantly and resolves steadfastly grows unconsciously into genius." - Edward G Bulwerlytton

"Artists must be men of wit, consciously or unconsciously philosophers; read, study and think a great deal of life..." - Robert Henri

"What a terrible thing it is to wound someone you really care for and to do it so unconsciously." - Haruki Murakami

"Consciously and unconsciously, an artist engaged in serious work is always raising or dealing with the question, 'What really matters?'" - Freeman Patterson

"Throughout the life cycle we consciously and unconsciously edit the events of our life, trying to give them meaning." - Joan Z. Borysenko

"Man is a marble piece; unlike Michelangelo's masterpieces, man is unconsciously carved and imperfectly shaped by the nature" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"It follows that at the beginning of his life the individual can accomplish wonders without effort and quite unconsciously." - Maria Montessori

"The pleasure we obtain from music comes from counting, but counting unconsciously. Music is nothing but unconscious arithmetic." - Gottfried Leibniz

"Reducing the thinking required to take the next action increases the likelihood of the desired behavior occurring unconsciously." - Nir Eyal

"When a man thinks he is reading the character of another, he is often unconsciously betraying his own." - Joseph Farrell

"As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same." - Nelson Mandela

"When a man thinks he is reading the character of another, he is often unconsciously betraying his own." - Joseph P. Farrell

"As far back as I can remember I have unconsciously referred to the experiences of a previous state of existence." - Henry David Thoreau

"All lovers unconsciously establish their own rules of the game, which from the outset admit of no transgression." - Milan Kundera

"Does a name stick because it suits a man or does the man, unconsciously, evolve into his name?" - Robert Harris

"Truth sometimes corner unawares upon Caution, and sometimes speaks in public as unconsciously as in a dream." - Walter Savage Landor

"Put even the plainest woman into a beautiful dress and unconsciously she will try to live up to it." - Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon

"We sin because we see sin as a bargain. We unconsciously calculate that it's worth it, that it pays." - Peter Kreeft

"I see no reason why I should be consciously wrong today because I was unconsciously wrong yesterday." - Robert H. Jackson

"We sin because we see sin as a bargain. We unconsciously calculate that it's worth it, that it pays." - Peter Kreeft

"Sometimes we don't move forward because the people who love us the most unconsciously sabotage our efforts." - Chip Espinoza

"Put even the plainest woman into a beautiful dress and unconsciously she will try to live up to it." - Lady Duff-Gordon

"And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same." - Marianne Williamson

"I was set apart, we were set apart, we patients in white nightgowns, and avoided clearly, though unconsciously, like lepers." - Oliver Sacks

"What of the Immanent Will and Its designs? It works unconsciously, as heretofore, Eternal artistries in Circumstance." - Thomas Hardy

"Reducing the thinking required to take the next action increases the likelihood of the desired behavior occurring unconsciously.
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"Either consciously or unconsciously we are searching for the highest Self, which is at once eternal and infinite." - Sri Chinmoy

"All of the women on The Apprentice flirted with me - consciously or unconsciously. That's to be expected." - Donald Trump

"My best writing has to do with an internal process that I'm working out unconsciously and put into my characters." - Lyle Kessler

"Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"Doubt is always accompanied by a pervasive cynicism that unconsciously puts a negative spin on whatever it touches." - Adyashanti

"A man unconsciously imagines that where he is strong, where he feels most thoroughly alive, the element of his freedom must lie." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The pain-body wants to survive, just like every other entity in existence, and it can only survive if it gets you to unconsciously identify with it." - Eckhart Tolle

"The definition of genius is that it acts unconsciously, and those who have produced immortal works have done so without knowing how or why." - William Hazlitt

"A mighty, eternal and incomprehensible force pushes us all forward. But while all are so being pushed, many linger and look back. Unconsciously, they oppose this force." - Prentice Mulford

"The body moves naturally, automatically, unconsciously, without any personal intervention or awareness. But if we begin to use our faculty of reasoning, our actions become slow and hesitant." - Jaimal Yogis

"Anxiety was comfortable to me because it was familiar. If none existed, unconsciously I stirred it up to destroy the unfamiliarity of calm." - Lucy Freeman

"If you have not consciously made the decision to be rich, excellent, and healthy, then you have unconsciously made the decision to be poor, mediocre, and unhealthy." - Wallace D. Wattles

"Humour is the making others act or talk absurdly and unconsciously; wit is the pointing out and ridiculing that absurdity consciously, and with more or less ill-nature." - William Hazlitt

"Beauty is an internal light, a spiritual radiance that all women have, but most women hide - unconsciously denying its existence. What we do not claim, remains invisible." - Marianne Williamson

"The Lord of the Rings is of course a fundamentally religious and Catholic work; unconsciously so at first, but consciously in the revision." - J R R Tolkien

"Education, in its highest sense, is conscious training of mind or body to act unconsciously. It is conscious formation of mental habits, not mere acquisition of information." - William George Jordan

"Consciously or unconsciously, health can be transmitted. A very strong man, living with a weak man, will make him a little stronger, whether he knows it or not." - Swami Vivekananda

"Renunciation is always the ideal of every race; only other races do not know what they are made to do by nature unconsciously." - Swami Vivekananda

"I guess the main thing is, you unconsciously take things for granted, and you think the audience is with you, because you're with yourself." - Robert Downey Jr

"Man first unconsciously and involuntarily creates God in his own image, and after this God consciously and voluntarily creates man in his own image." - Ludwig Feuerbach

"Unconsciously I had discovered the commentator's secret weapon-that so long as you can wield words, it isn't necessary to know what you're talking about." - Malcolm Forbes

"Sometimes, however, this sense of isolation, like acid spilling out of a bottle, can unconsciously eat away at a person's heart and dissolve it." - Haruki Murakami

"A stupid man's report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand." - Bertrand Russell

"Unconsciously, I fell in love with the small round sphere, with its amusing and capricious rebounds which sometimes play with me." - Fabien Barthez

"There are many who feel consciously hopeful and unconsciously hopeless, and there are few for whom it is the other way around." - Erich Fromm

"An individual who stands out, or disagrees or takes risks is a danger to such systems and is effortlessly and, unconsciously sidelined." - John Ralston Saul

"Man is firmly convinced that he is awake; in reality he is caught in a net of sleep and dreams which he has unconsciously woven himself." - Gustav Meyrink

"Twitter represents a collective collaboration that manifests our ability to unconsciously connect kindred voices through the experiences that move us. As such, Twitter is a human seismograph." - Brian Solis

"When we want to do something while unconsciously certain to fail, we seek advice so we can blame someone else for the failure." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"The fact of the matter is that the 'real world' is to a large extent unconsciously built up on the language habits of the group." - Edward Sapir

"Everything in the country, animate and inanimate, seems to whisper, be serene, be kind, be happy. We grow tolerant there unconsciously." - Fanny Fern

"How can anyone see straight when he does not see himself and the darkness he unconsciously carries with him into all his dealings?" - Carl Jung

"When you make music you are acting as a philosopher. You can either do that consciously or you can do it unconsciously, but you're doing it." - John Cage

"From time to time ponder whether you are unconsciously saying: 'Truth is what I happen to be thinking at this moment." - Idries Shah

"Madison Avenue is full of masochists who unconsciously provoke rejection by their clients. I know brilliant men who have lost every account they have ever handled." - David Ogilvy

"Unconsciously, I think I watch for a look, an expression, features or nostalgia that can summarize or more accurately reveal life." - Steve McCurry

"Walking with God down the avenue of prayer we acquire something of His likeness, and unconsciously we become witnesses to others of His beauty and His grace." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"I'm not reading currently because I'm getting revisions of a novel. If I read while I'm writing I will unconsciously plagiarize and go to jail." - David Duchovny

"When things have a meaning for us, we mean (intend, propose) what we do: when they do not, we act blindly, unconsciously, unintelligently." - John Dewey

"If you are a conscious human being who has opinions about the world, then you will unconsciously put your own perspective into the book." - Ransom Riggs

"Creative avoidance is the type of procrastination that affects home business entrepreneurs the most. It is unconsciously filling our day with trivial, unimportant work." - Rory Vaden

"I think as a musician you really have to have a wide variety of tastes, or else you will unconsciously get into a rut." - Andrew Sega

"The 70's was a great time for artistic expression in Jamaica and I was in the heart of it, unconsciously soaking it up and paving my future." - Michael Hyatt

"The definition of genius is that it acts unconsciously; and those who have produced immortal works have done so without knowing how or why." - William Hazlitt

"We, the English educated Indians, often unconsciously make the terrible mistake of thinking that the microscopic minority of the English-speaking Indians is the whole of India." - Mahatma Gandhi

"And as long as you're making choices unconsciously, you ca' consciously choose to change that ineffective behavior and turn it into productive habits." - Darren Hardy

"Sometimes, however, this sense of isolation, like acid spilling out of a bottle, can unconsciously eat away at a person's heart and dissolve it." - Haruki Murakami

"This dull river has a deep religion of its own; so, let us trust, has the dullest human soul, though, perhaps, unconsciously." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright." - Henry David Thoreau

"A woman always has her man, but the man unconsciously leans on his roots, his heritage. He feels like an orphan without his parents." - Raj Kapoor

"Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one's level of peace of mind." - Sydney Madwed

"If you're going to stick around in this business, you have to have the ability to reinvent yourself, whether consciously or unconsciously." - Dennis Quaid

"They say making laws is like making sausages. You shouldn't watch. It's the same for acting, especially for the actor who works unconsciously." - Ed Asner

"Architecture is a art when one consciously or unconsciously creates aesthetic emotion in the atmosphere and when this environment produces well being." - Luis Barragan

"We learn differently as children than as adults. For grown-ups, learning a new skill is painful, attention-demanding, and slow. Children learn unconsciously and effortlessly." - Alison Gopnik

"I like facts and data because they help me think clearly, beyond the cultural messages that I ingest unwittingly, and sometimes find myself regurgitating almost unconsciously." - Roseanne Barr

"We lie to one another every day, in the sweetest way, often unconsciously. We dress ourselves and compose ourselves in order to present ourselves to one another." - John Le Carre

"Man is firmly convinced that he is awake; in reality he is caught in a net of sleep and dreams which he has unconsciously woven himself." - Gustave Meyrink

"In an extroverted society, the difference between an introvert and an extrovert is that an introvert is often unconsciously deemed guilty until proven innocent." - Criss Jami

"What man is there that does not laboriously, though all unconsciously, himself fashion the sorrow that is to be the pivot of his life." - Maurice Maeterlinck

"In past times when one lived in contact with nature, abstraction was easy; it was done unconsciously. Now in our denaturalized age abstraction becomes an effort." - Piet Mondrian

"During this earlier period of his activity Voltaire seems to have been trying - half unconsciously, perhaps - to discover and to express the fundamental quality of his genius." - Lytton Strachey

"A man lives not only his personal life, as an individual, but also, consciously or unconsciously, the life of his epoch and his contemporaries." - Thomas Mann

"The more we idealize the past and refuse to acknowledge our childhood sufferings, the more we pass them on unconsciously to the next generation." - Alice Miller

"Mothers unconsciously allow more latitude to sons, and open encouragement, and with daughters they treat them as they would treat themselves." - Susie Orbach

"When you gossip about another person, listeners unconsciously associate you with the characteristics you are describing, ultimately leading to those characteristics' being "transferred" to you. So, say positive and pleasant things about friends and colleagues, and you are seen as a nice person. In contrast, constantly complain about their failings, and people will unconsciously apply the negative traits and incompetence to you." - Richard Wiseman

"The higher our self-esteem, the stronger the drive to express ourselves, reflecting the sense of richness within. The lower our self-esteem, the more urgent the need to "prove" ourselves or to forget ourselves by living mechanically and unconsciously." - Nathaniel Branden

"One unconsciously takes it for granted that doer and sufferer think and feel alike, and according to this supposition we measure the guilt of the one by the pain of the other." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Unconsciously we seek the principles and opinions which are suited to our temperament, so that at last it seems as if these principles and opinions had formed our character and given it support and stability." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"If humankind would accept and acknowledge this responsibility and become creatively engaged in the process of evolution, consciously as well as unconsciously, a new reality would emerge, and a new age could be born." - Jonas Salk

"No thought, no action, no movement, total stillness: only thus can one manifest the true nature and law of things from within and unconsciously, and at last become one with heaven and earth." - Laozi

"Hell and heaven are within you, both gates are within you. When you are behaving unconsciously there is the gate of hell; when you become alert and conscious, there is the gate of heaven." - Rajneesh

"The most enviable writers are those who, quite often unanalytically and unconsciously, have realized that there are different facets to their nature and are able to live and work with now one, now the other ..." - Dorothea Brande

"The action of the soul is oftener in that which is felt and left unsaid than in that which is said in any conversation. It broods over every society, and men unconsciously seek for it in each other." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The risk for a woman who considers her helpless children her "job" is that the children's growth toward self-sufficiency may be experienced as a refutation of the mother's indispensability, and she may unconsciously sabotage their growth as a result." - Letty Cottin Pogrebin

"Without [diversion] we would be in a state of weariness, and this weariness would spur us on to seek a more solid means of escaping from it. But diversion amuses us, and leads us unconsciously to death." - Blaise Pascal

"The people who influence us are those who have stood unconsciously for the right thing. They are like the stars and the lilies, and the joy of God flows through them all the time." - Oswald Chambers

"The most successful people are often very intuitive. Consciously or unconsciously, they follow their gut feelings. Following intuition puts us in the flow - a very alive, productive, and desirable state." - Shakti Gawain

"Those things which now most engage the attention of men, as politics and the daily routine, are, it is true, vital functions of human society, but should be unconsciously performed, like the corresponding functions of the physical body." - Henry David Thoreau

"Most people today still believe, perhaps unconsciously, in the heliocentric universe... every newspaper in the land has a section on astrology, yet few have anything at all on astronomy." - Hannes Alfven

"The whole process of raising a family is one of perfecting our own lives. That which we transmit consciously and unconsciously to our children in their rearing in the home and in the community must be the best within us." - Henry D. Moyle

"All historical writing, even the most honest, is unconsciously subjective, since every age is bound, in spite of itself, to make the dead perform whatever tricks it finds necessary for its own peace of mind." - Carl L. Becker

"The world we live in is the world we choose to live in, whether consciously or unconsciously. If we choose bliss, that's what we get. If we choose misery, we get that, too." - Tony Robbins

"The great force of history comes from the fact that we carry it within us, are unconsciously controlled by it in many ways, and history is literally present in all that we do." - James A Baldwin

"Every lawyer of experience comes to know (more or less unconsciously) that in the great majority of cases, the precedents are none too good as bases of prediction. Somehow or other, there are plenty of precedents to go around." - Jerome Frank

"The issue of power is not bound to power per se, but often depends on the people themselves, to what extent they unconsciously encourage this power and its structures." - Mitra Farahani

"I remember Bob Dylan saying in an interview that at a certain point he'd had to learn to do consciously what he'd previously done unconsciously or automatically. That resonates." - Peter Blegvad