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An unconscious consciousness is no more a contradiction in terms than an unseen case of seeing. (Quote by - Franz Clemens Brentano)

Ancient eschatological texts are actually maps of the inner territories of the psyche that seem to transcend race and culture and originate in the collective unconscious. (Quote by - Stanislav Grof)

Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious. (Quote by - Jean Cocteau)

At that moment Mr. Clifford, quite unconscious that he and his most personal feelings and aspirations were subjects of discussion, was turning from the main road into the lower road. (Quote by - Joseph C. Lincoln)

But I now think what I was doing, in a completely unconscious way, was getting off the turf where my husband and I might be rivals. We were both working in fiction... so I look back and I see that I consciously vacated the contested ground. (Quote by - Helen Garner)

For someone who writes fiction, in order to activate the imagination and the unconscious, it's essential to be free. (Quote by - Manuel Puig)

For the myth is the foundation of life; it is the timeless schema, the pious formula into which life flows when it reproduces its traits out of the unconscious. (Quote by - Thomas Mann)

Freud has shown one thing very clearly: that we only forget our infancy by burying it in the unconscious; and that the problems of this difficult period find their solution under a disguised form in adult life. (Quote by - Herbert Read)

Games sometimes can reveal things. To watch someone in movement, unconscious movement, can be very stimulating and revealing, whether they win or not. (Quote by - John Turturro)

Greek was very much a live language, and a language still unconscious of grammar, not, like ours, dominated by definitions and trained upon dictionaries. (Quote by - Gilbert Murray)

I am not unconscious of the persuasive power exerted by these considerations to drag men along in the current; but I am not at liberty to travel that road. (Quote by - Benjamin F. Wade)

I believe in the unconscious state of the mind in death. (Quote by - John Harvey Kellogg)

I believe that a man is converted when first he hears the low, vast murmur of life, of human life, troubling his hitherto unconscious self. (Quote by - David Herbert Lawrence)

I paint what cannot be photographed, that which comes from the imagination or from dreams, or from an unconscious drive. (Quote by - Man Ray )

The major task of the twentieth century will be to explore the unconscious, to investigate the subsoil of the mind. (Quote by - Henri Bergson)

The men of action are, after all, only the unconscious instruments of the men of thought. (Quote by - Heinrich Heine)

The other thing in composition is opening up the unconscious. (Quote by - John Fahey)

The psychical, whatever its nature may be, is itself unconscious. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

The reason is that for many years I have avoided reading anything whatsoever that approaches my own line of country, out of a somewhat fanatical desire to avoid the risk of unconscious imitation. (Quote by - Leslie Charteris)

The thing is, if you believe in the unconscious - and I do - there's room for all kinds of possibilities that I don't know how you prove one way or another. (Quote by - Jasper Johns)

The un-conscious distortion of the facts is almost harmless compared to the unconscious neglect of an animal's mental life until it verges on the unusual and marvelous. (Quote by - Edward Thorndike)

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

This country has been unconscious, and it's got to awake. That's my belief. (Quote by - Charles Olson)

Throughout the ages, stories with certain basic themes have recurred over and over, in widely disparate cultures; emerging like the goddess Venus from the sea of our unconscious. (Quote by - Joan D. Vinge)

To probe for unconscious determinants of behavior and then define a man in their terms exclusively, ignoring his overt behavior altogether, is a greater distortion than ignoring the unconscious completely. (Quote by - Willard Gaylin)

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