quote by Milton H. Erickson

You use hypnosis not as a cure but as a means of establishing a favorable climate in which to learn.

— Milton H. Erickson

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It would be a fine thing, in which I hardly dare believe, to pass our lives near each other, hypnotized by our dreams.


There are no limitations, unless you create them yourselves.

Anything is possible. You are only limited by your own imagination.

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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.

I tried acupuncture, the patch, and hypnosis, but found that I needed to do it alone - when the time was right for me.

I should have done it years ago. It's amazing I didn't even want cigarettes anymore.


Almost all people are hypnotics. The proper authority saw to it that the proper belief should be induced, and the people believed properly.

To be free from false identity and the hypnosis of conditioning is the biggest smile and joy you are going to feel in your life.

I was deluding myself that the song was almost not important, but I think the real thing that was happening was almost like self-hypnosis or mediation. The guitar lick was the transcendental key that unlocked my brain. It freed me. And then it all became easy. It's funny now, because I've had times when it wasn't easy.

An idea accepted as true from any source can be every bit as powerful as hypnosis.

Hypnosis I believe is real. The only problem I guess I have is that, you know, if God or somebody who passed on in my life wanted to talk to me, why wouldn't they come directly to me?


Modern dancers give a sinister portent about our times.

The dancers don't even look at one another. They are just a lot of isolated individuals jiggling in a kind of self-hypnosis and dancing with others only to remind themselves that we are not completely alone in this world.

I guess after Dances With Wolves they probably tried some derivative westerns, and if they didn't work, they said the western is dead and moved on to something else

As far as hypnosis is concerned, I had a very serious problem when I was in my twenties. I encountered a man who later became the president of the American Society of Medical Hypnosis. He couldn't hypnotize me.

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.

I have never tried to fiddle my role as leader of the city of Sheffield, as an MP or as a minister.


Hypnosis. You know, I'm not a big fan of that bark like a chicken, cluck like a dog stuff.

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.

Although we think that we think, most of the time we are being thought by the collective mind, the hypnosis of conditioning.

I've always tried to stay true to my authentic self.

House Democrats have tried to increase port security funding on this House floor four times over the last 4 years, and House Republicans have defeated our efforts every single time.


I tried to keep it secret, but the story got into the newspapers.

It was more difficult for my family, who couldn't understand why the media wouldn't leave me in peace.

People often ask me if I'm working on a book.

That's not how I feel. I feel like I work in a book. It's like putting myself under a spell. And this spell, if you will, is so real to me that if I have to leave my work for a few days, I have to work myself back into the spell when I come back. It's almost like hypnosis.

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.

I mean I tried to transform myself through characters throughout my career.

[This kind of strange mythology about me.

] I've pulled a huge steamboat over a mountain; I've done a feature film with all the actors acting under hypnosis - things that are very unusual.


I believe the biggest advancement in DJ culture is that DJs are being vocal and are a voice to raise the consciousness of the masses towards making our planet awaken from the hypnosis of the matrix.

The collective dream is the hypnosis of social conditioning.

Only sages, psychotics & geniuses manage to break free.

The NLP/HNLP Coach Practitioner Training in combination with Hypnosis I were just the 9 days that I needed. I enjoyed the many practical excercises. As a Coach, building a stronger relationship with my unsconscious mind is the best way I can help my coachees too. Thank you!

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.

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.


I had not picked up a tennis racket in 15 years, so I tried.

The most dramatic instances of directed behavior change and "mind control" are not the consequence of exotic forms of influence, such as hypnosis, psychotropic drugs, or "brainwashing," but rather the systematic manipulation of the most mundane aspects of human nature over time in confining settings.

Vidal gives the impression of believing that the entire heterosexual edifice - registry offices, 'Romeo and Juliet,' the disposable diaper - is just a sorry story of self-hypnosis and mass hysteria: a hoax, a racket, or sheer propaganda.

When I came to England I was quite surprised to see that you people have it too.

But why people are so interested in other people's private lives is beyond me. It's like group hypnosis, or something - a giant distraction.