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How high your awareness level is determines how much meaning you get from your world. Photography can teach you to improve your awareness level. (Ansel Adams)

Awareness can be best achieved and honed through working outside. (Lionel Aggett)

It is in awareness that we bring everything to life that lives within us. There is no time like the present to give birth to creativity. Listen and you will hear. (Kathleen Arnason)

Between the periods of waking and sleeping, being conscious and unconscious, aware and unaware, so much water passes. I heavily suspect the things I see when aware, awake and conscious are merely what I want to see. (Nicoletta Baumeister)

Normally I didn't see a great deal. I didn't hear a great deal either. I didn't pay attention. Strictly speaking I wasn't there. Strictly speaking I believe I've never been anywhere. (Samuel Beckett)

The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing. (Eric Berne)

Awareness requires living in the here and now, and not in the elsewhere, the past or the future. (Eric Berne)

Consciousness is the glory of creation. (James Broughton)

The unconscious mind has a habit of asserting itself in the afternoon. (Anthony Burgess)

One had to immerse oneself in one's surroundings and intensely study nature or one's subject to understand how to recreate it. (Paul Cezanne)

It is a profound human waste for people to go through life half-hearing, half-seeing, and only dimly aware of the range of their own perceptions and capabilities. (J. Kent Clark)

Skill is less important than awareness. (Graham Collier)

The Last American Man by Elizabeth Gilbert...
Try to notice something new every day... Pay attention to even the most modest of daily details... be aware at all times. Notice what food tastes like; notice what the detergent aisle in the supermarket smells like and recognize what those hard chemical smells do to your senses; notice what bare feet feel like; pay attention every day to the vital insights that mindfulness can bring. (Eustace Conway)

It's all real and it's all illusory: that's Awareness! (Ram Dass)

Mindfulness - moment to moment non-judgemental attention and awareness. (Richard J. Davidson)

Awareness is something apart from, and different from, all that of which we are aware: thoughts, emotions, images, sensations, desires and memory. Awareness is the ground in which the mind's contents manifest themselves; they appear in it and disappear once again. (Arthur Deikman)

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

Together we notice not only each mountain shadow and each stone on the beach but we notice each other's beautiful faces and complex natures so that Creation need not play to an empty house. (Annie Dillard)

There comes a voluptuous moment when the senses and the whole skin tingle with a sharpened awareness of the body and the world around. (Anton Ehrenzweig)

- The Family Reunion, 1939...
They don't understand what it is to be awake, / To be living on several planes at once / Though one cannot speak with several voices at once. (T. S. Eliot)

You are not copying nature, but responding to nature in full awareness, to the way nature expresses itself in that object. (Frederick Franck)

- Stumbling on Happiness...
The eye and brain are conspirators, and, like most conspiracies, theirs is negotiated behind closed doors, in the back room, outside of our awareness. (Daniel T. Gilbert)

If you're not self-aware, you're not as evolved as a person who is aware of their defects. (David R. Hawkins)

A mature artist is at the same time aware of the futility of his achievement and the validity of the pursuit. (Jean Helion)

Conscious and unconscious experiences do not belong to different compartments of the mind; they form a continuous scale of gradations, of degrees of awareness. (Arthur Koestler)

Consciousness is a sea ringed with visions. (Oskar Kokoschka)

- Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes...
Holmes serves as an ideal model of how we can learn to see and think better. (Maria Konnikova)

Art is a form of supremely delicate awareness... meaning at-oneness, the state of being at one with the object. (D. H. Lawrence)

Art that serves an artist best is an experiment in expanding awareness. (Peter London)

Your chances of creating deeply hinge on the quality of your awareness state. (Eric Maisel)

I plan to be more aware of, and enjoy seeing my surroundings artistically without getting caught up in the painting of it. (Ronald Joyce McDowell)

Awareness without action is worthless. (Phil McGraw)

The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware - joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware. (Henry Miller)

Consciousness is the greatest movie-maker in the whole world. (Mooji)

Art is the essence of awareness. (Louise Nevelson)

The infinite is a light sleeper. The moment the self awakens, the force of the infinite begins to stir. (John O'Donohue)

Beyond mind, there is an awareness that is intrinsic, that is not given to you by the outside, and is not an idea - and there is no experiment up to now that has found any center in the brain which corresponds to awareness. (Osho)

A man may be born, but in order to be born he must first die, and in order to die he must first awake. (Carl Sandburg)

Thank goodness I have walked in circles long enough to wear the soles of my shoes so thin that the diamonds on which I stand can now get my attention. (Anne Wilson Schaef)

It was as if I had worked for years on the wrong side of a tapestry, learning accurately all its lines and figures, yet always missing its color and sheen. (Anna Louise Strong)

Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness. (James Thurber)

The awareness of the ambiguity of one's highest achievements - as well as one's deepest failures - is a definite symptom of maturity. (Paul Tillich)

In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you. (Leo Tolstoy)

Watchfulness is experiencing a sudden glimpse of something without any qualifications - just the sudden glimpse itself. (Chogyam Trungpa)

- a sign displayed in his studio...
Artist awake or be forever fallen. (Fred Varley)

Nature is favourable to our effort when human awareness is being established more and more in pure consciousness. (Maharishi Mahesh Yogi)


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