The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
You use hypnosis not as a cure but as a means of establishing a favorable climate in which to learn.
There are no limitations, unless you create them yourselves. Anything is possible. You are only limited by your own imagination.
Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
The collective dream is the hypnosis of social conditioning. Only sages, psychotics & geniuses manage to break free.
Want to lose weight? Kick a bad habit? Well you might want to try hypnosis! ... no longer regarded as mere hocus-pocus, it's been shown as an effective means of helping people quit smoking, shed pounds, reduce stress, and end phobias.
I should have done it years ago. It's amazing I didn't even want cigarettes anymore.
Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
Although we think that we think, most of the time we are being thought by the collective mind, the hypnosis of conditioning.
An idea accepted as true from any source can be every bit as powerful as hypnosis.
During the first seven years, every society tries to condition the mind - and conditioning means nothing but hypnosis: forcing authority, law, tradition, religion, scripture, the priest, the church, into the innermost unconscious of the child so that from there you can control him.
When I write, I wear earplugs. I don't want to be self-conscious. I don't want to be thinking about the fact that I'm thinking about it. I just want to be in it. It's one element of hypnosis.
I think hypnosis is entertaining. I believe it's real.
You can not make someone love you. You can not be thin enough or white enough or famous enough. The choice is entirely the other person's. Then again, you might try hypnosis.
Part of being an actor is almost self-hypnosis during those brief moments when the cameras are rolling. You want to actually believe you're Chris Gardner or Muhammad Ali.
The superhuman power which exhiliration and hypnosis bring to a dancer is shown especially clearly in his almost inconceivable staying powers in a state of high tension. "In the dance even the weakest can do wonders."
Almost all people are hypnotics. The proper authority saw to it that the proper belief should be induced, and the people believed properly.
It is only by questioning what people take for granted, what people hold to be true, that we can break through the hypnosis of social conditioning.
As you begin this day, tell yourself, Today I am incarnated anew! I am released from the hypnosis of my old habits and mistakes! Everything that I have long dreamed of doing I will accomplish in this, my new life.
Hypnosis is a powerful force and in my opinion should be employed only by the best-trained and most ethical professionals for very
What gets in our way is history and culture and religion and economic conditions. It is part of the hypnosis of our social conditioning.
A democratic civilization will save itself only if it makes the language of the image into a stimulus for critical reflection - not an invitation for hypnosis.
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