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Man's task is to become conscious of the contents
that press upward from the unconscious.
- Carl Jung

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

We are to introduce our people into the life of the Church,
which is salvation, that they may grasp its meaning,
its contents and purpose, to taste and see how good the Lord is.
- Arthur Middleton

Discretion is nothing other than the sense of justice
with respect to the sphere of the intimate contents of life.
- Georg Simmel

Remember above all that mental stability comes by examining
the contents of the mind,
not by avoidence.
- Vernon Howard

 

One person who has mastered life is better than a thousand
persons who have mastered only the contents of books,
but no one can get anything out of life without God.
- Meister Eckhart

A superstition which pretends to be scientific creates
a much greater confusion of thought than one which
contents itself with simple popular practices.
- Johan Huizinga

It is much simpler to buy books than to read them and
easier to read them than to absorb their contents.
- William Osler

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The first function of a book review should be,
I believe, to give some idea of the contents and character of the book.
- Walter Kaufmann

I hadn't been a recording artist all that long when
albums came on the scene,
and I was one of the first singers to point the way
to how varied an album's contents could be.
- Mel Torme

The distinguishing characteristics of mind are of a subjective sort;
we know them only from the contents of our own consciousness.
- Wilhelm Wundt

Buying books would be a good thing if one could also
buy the time to read them in:
but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for
the appropriation of their contents.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

The contents of the massive banks behind these successive
revetments makes it quite clear that the material was
derived from the incorporation of earlier occupation levels.
- Kathleen Kenyon

Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life,
or at any rate no man understands a deep book,
until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
- Ezra Pound

When the great history of trouble is written,
my family will stand extremely high in the table of contents.
- Allan Sherman

No man understands a deep book until he has seen and
lived at least part of its contents.
- Ezra Pound

The unfortunate thing is, for the contents of the building
I could not get any insurance anywhere in Canada.
- Ernst Zundel

This drama between Dean and Ehrlichman took place while
I was trying to give the contents to the FBI.
- Fred F. Fielding

I have examined the stomach contents of seven aardvarks.
- Louis Leakey

The most merciful thing in the world...
is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.
- H. P. Lovecraft

The trip I made to Angola to study the prehistoric
contents of the gravel beds as a means of deciding
the age of the deposits and their economic potential
was the first time prehistory had ever been used for such a purpose.
- Louis Leakey

It would certainly be interesting to know what the
CIA knew about Oswald six weeks before the assassination,
but the contents of this particular message never reached
the Warren Commission and remain a complete mystery.
- Jim Garrison

The painter...
does not fit the paints to the world.
He most certainly does not fit the world to himself.
He fits himself to the paint.
The self is the servant who bears the paintbox and its inherited contents.
- Annie Dillard

If philosophy is practice, a demand to know the manner
in which its history is to be studied is entailed:
a theoretical attitude toward it becomes real only
in the living appropriation of its contents from the texts.
- Karl Jaspers

He is richest who is content with the least,
for content is the wealth of nature.
- Socrates

He is richest who is content with the least.
- Socrates

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato

The mystery of the beginning
of all things is insoluble by us;
and I for one, must be content to remain an agnostic.
- Charles Darwin

Be content with what you have,
rejoice in the way things are.
When you realize there is nothing lacking,
the whole world belongs to you.
- Lao Tzu

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

My great concern is not whether you have failed,
but whether you are content with your failure.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you want to improve,
be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
- Epictetus

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

One cannot have a mind that is empty of all thoughts,
but one can have a mind that is content with
whatever thoughts fill it at the moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I would be most content if my children grew up to be
the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly
of building enough bookshelves.
- Anna Quindlen

Each memorable verse of a true poet has two or three
times the written content.
- Alfred de Musset

A man content to go to heaven alone will never go to heaven.
- Boethius

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence,
and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
- Helen Keller

People disparage knowing and the intellectual life,
and urge doing.
I am content with knowing, if only I could know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives,
I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement.
- Winston Churchill

You have to count on living every single day in a way
you believe will make you feel good about your life -
so that if it were over tomorrow,
you'd be content with yourself.
- Jane Seymour

I don't want a player that's content with not playing...
But we wanted to play the guys that got us here.
- Don Shula

They've also, the government's decided now,
what sexual content is.
- Richard Serra

Part of keeping space open is not to try to choose a form -
to spend more time thinking about content,
and let form take care of itself.
- Holly Near

Today, children are watching more and more television,
and are bombarded over and over with images and content
that have the potential to dramatically influence their behavior.
- Tim Murphy

We must not be content to memorize the beautiful formulas
of our illustrious predecessors.
Let us go out and study beautiful nature.
- Paul Cezanne

Big media companies have lots of money and content,
but they have no way to tap into a good base of users.
- Michael King

There are very few things that are purely conceptual
without any hard content.
- Kevin Bacon

What is that song that Willie Nelson sang? 'Oh,
the days dwindle down to a precious few.'
I think of that.
No big deal.
I've reached a stage in my life where I am content.
- Gabriel Byrne

We havent really paid much attention to thought as a process.
we have engaged in thoughts, but we have only paid
attention to the content,
not to the process.
- David Bohm

If a man will begin with certainties,
he shall end in doubts, but if he will content to begin with doubts,
he shall end in certainties.
- Francis Bacon

It is a sign of contraction of the mind when it is content,
or of weariness.
A spirited mind never stops within itself;
it is always aspiring and going beyond its strength.
- Michel de Montaigne

It's always hard to predict what's coming up next.
My main guess is that content creators will increasingly
start using BitTorrent to distribute their own work directly.
- Bram Cohen

I expect to win.
I've never been content with anything I've ever done.
- Randy Johnson

An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with,
insists on boring future generations.
- Charles de Montesquieu

Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen,
but give us the determination to make the right things happen.
- Horace Mann

To be content with little is hard; to be content with much,
impossible.
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

My high-school dream was to be in a band,
pay my rent and eat - and I've been able to do that for 20 years.
So I'm completely content.
- Evan Dando

People are looking for original content in many different places,
as are advertisers.
This takes us into a whole new ballgame.
- Jeff Zucker

I figure if I have my health, can pay the rent and I have my friends,
I call it 'content.'
- Lauren Bacall

On my return to Cornwall I discovered that I was living in a tropical paradise.
For now I am content to explore my own home and our
nearest neighbour France.
- John Dyer

So one reason the science educators panic at the first
sign of public rebellion is that they fear exposure
of the implicit religious content in what they are teaching.
- Phillip E. Johnson

Be not content with the best book; seek sidelights from the others;
have no favourites.
- Lord Acton

The recipe for perpetual ignorance is:
Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
- Elbert Hubbard

What really decides consumers to buy or not to buy
is the content of your advertising,
not its form.
- David Ogilvy

In Paris, everybody wants to be an actor;
nobody is content to be a spectator.
- Jean Cocteau

I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry,
easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot
be mended and patient when there be no redress.
- Elizabeth Montagu

As far as Beau is concerned, we're on the same team,
we root for each other.
If my parts are slightly more attractive,
or are perceived that way by others,
he's very content.
- Jeff Bridges

The realistic value of a work is completely independent
of its properties in terms of content.
- Fernand Leger


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