Quotations on Awareness
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I've been working with the National Lung Health Education Program to raise awareness about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
- Loni Anderson
(Keywords: Education, Health, Awareness, Disease)
In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Religion, Life, Awareness, Dignity, Mission, Nations, Race, United, Will)
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
(Keywords: Life, Power, Survival, Awareness, Contemplation, Value)
There are moments of existence when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence is immensely heightened.
- Charles Baudelaire
(Keywords: Time, Awareness, Existence, Moments, Space)
We do not yet have the solutions to these questions, but the awareness that we live in an endangered world is present in more and more life situations.
- Ulrich Beck
(Keywords: Life, Awareness, Present, Questions, World)
What I think I have in common with the school of deconstruction is the mode of negative thinking or negative awareness, in the technical, philosophical sense of the negative, but which comes to me through negative theology.
- Harold Bloom
(Keywords: Negative, Awareness, School, Sense, Theology, Thinking)
To go from mortal to Buddha, you have to put an end to karma, nurture your awareness, and accept what life brings.
(Keywords: Life, Awareness, End, Karma)
I was slightly brain damaged at birth, and I want people like me to see that they shouldn't let a disability get in the way. I want to raise awareness - I want to turn my disability into ability.
- Susan Boyle
(Keywords: People, Ability, Awareness, Disability, Want)
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
- Nathaniel Branden
(Keywords: Change, Acceptance, Awareness, First)
Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
(Keywords: Peace, Heart, Abundance, Awareness, Contentment, Grace, Mind, Open, Waiting, Will)
But by providing the background picture - the universal situational awareness that we desire - by showing the anomalies, the Space-Based Radar will change the nature of how we do our analysis and our intelligence.
- Stephen Cambone
(Keywords: Change, Intelligence, Nature, Awareness, Desire, Space, Will)
I want to thank the efforts of the American Public Health Association and its 200-plus partners who have organized events around the Nation that serve to raise everyone's awareness of the need to improve public health.
- Lois Capps
(Keywords: Health, American, Awareness, Events, Nation, Public, Want)
The awareness that health is dependent upon habits that we control makes us the first generation in history that to a large extent determines its own destiny.
- Jimmy Carter
(Keywords: Health, History, Control, Awareness, Destiny, First, Habits)
Well, I think first of all there was a failure to have real, clear information at our disposal. There was a real lack of situational awareness. We didn't have the capabilities on the ground to give us real-time, accurate assessments of the physical condition of the city.
- Michael Chertoff
(Keywords: Failure, Awareness, First, Information)
A lot of people in spiritual life use the awareness of difference, and the spiritual glorification of difference, as a justification to indulge in that which is ultimately unreal.
- Andrew Cohen
(Keywords: Life, People, Awareness, Difference, Justification, Spiritual)
The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives - the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.
- Norman Cousins
(Keywords: Death, Life, Men, Awareness, Feeling, Glory, Man, Pain, Tragedy)
Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.
- Stephen Covey
(Keywords: Change, Power, Imagination, Awareness, Conscience, Freedom, Self, Self awareness, Will)
My father started growing very quiet as Alzheimer's started claiming more of him. The early stages of Alzheimer's are the hardest because that person is aware that they're losing awareness. And I think that that's why my father started growing more and more quiet.
- Patti Davis
(Keywords: Father, Awareness, Losing, Quiet)
The only thing that can save the world is the reclaiming of the awareness of the world. That's what poetry does.
- Allen Ginsberg
(Keywords: Poetry, Awareness, World)
I am interested in the notion that people can become so obsessed by their world that they lose sense and awareness of how they appear to other people. They're so earnest about it. But that's true of so many things.
- Christopher Guest
(Keywords: People, Awareness, Sense, World)
It is truly a privilege to be able to support all women's causes on a global level. It is remarkable that something as simple as television can empower us to create change and awareness in the world.
- Teri Hatcher
(Keywords: Change, Women, Awareness, Causes, Privilege, Remarkable, Support, Television, World)
I think that growth and spiritual awareness come in slow increments. Sometimes you don't know it's happening.
- Mariel Hemingway
(Keywords: Growth, Awareness, Spiritual)
To me, it is a process, a process that starts with raising awareness, engaging international partners on this issue, and being committed to a different course of action.
- Alexis Herman
(Keywords: Action, Awareness, Being)
Although awareness of cancer's prevalence in the United States improves and medical advances in the field abound, pancreatic cancer has largely been absent from the list of major success stories.
- Chris Van Hollen
(Keywords: Medical, Success, Awareness, Cancer, states, United)
There's an awareness of fashion in this country, and it's not limited to gay people.
- Calvin Klein
(Keywords: People, Awareness, Country, Fashion, Gay)
I will be guided by the Christian ethic and an awareness that human action is by nature transient.
- Horst Koehler
(Keywords: Nature, Action, Christian, Awareness, Will)
There is a huge shift taking place in the global awareness in the last 5 years with strong views about globalization and the power structures of major corporations.
- David Korten
(Keywords: Power, Awareness, Corporations, Globalization, Years)
One of the most important accomplishments of the Caucus is raising awareness with law enforcement and communities nationwide on the issues of child safety and Internet safety.
- Nick Lampson
(Keywords: Accomplishments, Awareness, Internet, Law, Safety)
A growing awareness of the depth of popular attachment to the family has led some liberals to concede that family is not just a buzzword for reaction.
- Christopher Lasch
(Keywords: Family, Awareness, Liberals, Popular)
That free will was demonstrated in the placing of temptation before man with the command not to eat of the fruit of the tree which would give him a knowledge of good and evil, with the disturbing moral conflict to which that awareness would give rise.
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Keywords: Knowledge, Awareness, Conflict, Evil, Free will, Man, Temptation)
There's a constant drip and trickle of life that goes into one's awareness really and consciousness of things.
- Mike Leigh
(Keywords: Life, Awareness, Consciousness)
Is education possibly a process of trading awareness for things of lesser worth? The goose who trades his is soon a pile of feathers.
- Aldo Leopold
(Keywords: Education, Awareness, Worth)
Increased awareness and education could be a great help toward improving spending and saving habits and increasing participation and contribution levels to retirement plans.
- Ron Lewis
(Keywords: Education, Awareness, Habits, Help, Participation, Retirement)
Meth production and use is a serious problem in Kentucky and across the country. Clearly, there is a growing need for a national strategy to combat this crisis. Increasing public awareness is a significant means for prevention.
- Ron Lewis
(Keywords: Strategy, Awareness, Country, Crisis, Kentucky, Prevention, Production, Public)
I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century that design is as important to where and how we live as it is for museums, concert halls and civic buildings.
- Daniel Libeskind
(Keywords: Design, Awareness, Museums)
In Arkansas alone, approximately three quarters of a million people are at risk of going hungry, and one in four children does not get enough to eat, so my goal is to bring awareness to this tragic issue.
- Blanche Lincoln
(Keywords: People, Goal, Awareness, Children, Risk)
Life is a culmination of the past, an awareness of the present, an indication of a future beyond knowledge, the quality that gives a touch of divinity to matter.
- Charles Lindbergh
(Keywords: Life, Quality, Knowledge, Awareness, Divinity, Future, Past, Present)
Think about it: Look at the strides of awareness and treatment and tests that women have had with breast cancer, that the gay community has had with AIDS, because they're active and they talk about it.
- Herbie Mann
(Keywords: Women, Awareness, Cancer, Community, Gay, Talk, Tests, Treatment)
I recently formed a foundation to raise awareness for prostate cancer. I feel it's very necessary that men be more aware about prostate cancer and their health in general.
- Herbie Mann
(Keywords: Health, Men, Awareness, Cancer)
When I think of art I think of beauty. Beauty is the mystery of life. It is not in the eye it is in the mind. In our minds there is awareness of perfection.
- Agnes Martin
(Keywords: Art, Beauty, Life, Awareness, Eye, Mind, Mystery, Perfection)
Friends, near or far, are important to us. All of ours have an awareness of other persons' feelings, a courtesy that's inevitable. When I find that consideration in a fan, I'm immediately impressed.
- Kent McCord
(Keywords: Feelings, Awareness, Consideration, Courtesy, Friends)
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness.
- Anthony de Mello
(Keywords: Politics, Religion, Work, Progress, Wealth, Awareness, Compassion, Learning, Silence, Will, Worship)
The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another.
- Thomas Merton
(Keywords: Idea, Awareness, Compassion, Living)
I live in a kind of controlled awareness. I wouldn't call it fear, but it's an awareness. I know I have a responsibility to behave in a certain way. I'm able to do that.
- Mary Tyler Moore
(Keywords: Fear, Awareness, Responsibility)
Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.
- Christopher Morley
(Keywords: Humor, Awareness, Sense)
I am obsessive, also I am industrious. Besides, the time when you are most alive and most aware is in childhood and one is trying to recapture that heightened awareness.
- Edna O'Brien
(Keywords: Time, Awareness, Childhood, Trying)
The people of Nicaragua were suffering oppression. This made us develop an awareness which eventually led us to commit ourselves to the struggle against the domination of the capitalists of our country in collusion with the U.S. government, i.e. imperialism.
- Daniel Ortega
(Keywords: Government, People, Awareness, Country, Oppression, Struggle, Suffering)
I have been extremely pleased to support the Trust's work in the Lupus Unit ever since. Personal experience also motivated me to become involved to help raise the awareness of the disease and hopefully thereby improve the speed of diagnosis.
- Elaine Paige
(Keywords: Experience, Work, Trust, Awareness, Disease, Help, Support)
Most people don't have the money to spend on advertising to create awareness among readers, nor do they have the contacts at newspapers or magazines to get their books reviewed.
- Sara Paretsky
(Keywords: Money, People, Advertising, Awareness, Books, Newspapers)
I'm active in PAX, which is a gun awareness organization. We treat gun safety as a public health issue.
- Mandy Patinkin
(Keywords: Health, Awareness, Public, Safety)