Searching Rudolf Steiner Lectures by GA number (GA0291)
You may select a new search term and repeat your search.
Searches are not case sensitive, and you can use
in your queries.
Query was: self
Here are the matching lines in their respective documents.
Select one of the highlighted words in the matching lines below
to jump to that point in the document.
- Title: Colour: Part One: Colour-Experience (Erlebnis)
- must try to keep to the world of colour itself and not leave it; then
- of the blueness, it becomes itself bluish, it ceases to be green. If
- itself, as such. There is something in that world which we shall have
- body is not itself green. The element which gives the plant its
- itself through green. The etheric body is quite a different colour, but
- it presents itself to us by means of the mineral green of the plant.
- If a man really tries to imagine himself inwardly ensouled, and thinks
- He expresses himself by pouring his soul-nature into his form in the
- fresh flesh-colour, you will see that the soul experiences itself in
- none other than the man's self-experience. We may say that in
- itself; there can be no doubt about that. It is the living image of
- the soul. The soul experiences itself in flesh-colour. It is not
- greenish. There is an inward entity which really presents itself in
- We might say that what appears to us as sun, what manifests itself as
- light — has the peculiarity that of itself it does not appear to us
- If we reflect upon light itself, and are not tempted to cling to the
- light and that which manifests itself as spirit in the ego, in the
- that by means of the light the ego really experiences itself inwardly.
- must experience itself in the soul; this it does when it feels itself
- coal. Thus black shows itself to be foreign in life, hostile to life.
- Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
- Title: Colour: Part One: The Luminous and Pictorial Nature of Colours
- throughout in mauve, would lend itself very well, shall we say, to
- character; whereby green allows itself to be defined, lilac and peach
- super-terrestrial into the terrestrial sphere. He allows himself to
- center, and then paling off. Blue piles itself up at the edges and
- blue. Then it shows itself in its very own nature.
- with what the colour itself demands. If he consciously thinks — now
- yellow — I must make that radiate, I must imagine myself the spirit
- of radiation; and if he thinks when painting blue: I draw myself in,
- into my innermost self and build, as it were, a crust round me, and so
- it yields itself to the nature of colour.
- it were, into itself.
- does not want to radiate or pile itself up, or to escape; it asserts
- itself. Lilac, peach-colour, flesh-colour, do not really assert
- help itself, it is its nature to disappear. Green outlines itself,
- differentiated in itself, but to be uniform, like red; if it were
- differentiated it would level itself out at once. Just imagine a
- towards the edges; it wants to radiate; blue wants to heap itself up,
- to intensify itself, and red wants to be evenly distributed without
- advertises itself outwardly. So that we have in the one case pictures
- itself outwards, is the luster of the psychic. Red, filling space
- Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
- Title: Colour: Part One: The Phenomenon of Colour in Material Nature
- into consideration you will have to say to yourself: only in the last
- seeks to achieve must also be sought in the nature of colours itself.
- nature of colour itself which raises the question, when you are
- from the colour itself? There is a strong necessity; for think
- of the colour itself, as after all later human development demands, we
- torn away just as the moon was. Of course that in itself is connected
- say to oneself: this ought really to be shaded off; I transform it
- itself; how it is possible to regard the world of colour as such as
- I experience in a sense the same that the colour itself has
- rubbish; the Ego itself is in the colour. The Ego and the human astral
- himself with such a method, and lives wholly in it, it is then no
- theoretical process of thought, but an element in colour itself. And,
- Title: Colour: Part Two: Thought and Will as Light and Darkness
- The man who can develop himself so far as to have knowledge of
- Imagination and Inspiration, you put yourself opposite to it and can
- light, as it were, you take up the light in yourself which otherwise
- appears outside you. You differentiate it in yourself. You work in it.
- thought before you: if I were to come out of myself — as indeed a
- at myself therefore as a thinking man, I should see myself radiating
- into yourself. There you find the other side of will, and that is
- The world discloses itself in it strength and might and power, but
- also in its darkness. The world of the future discloses itself in
- And thus man can understand himself only if he takes himself as a seed
- Thus it is a question not merely of making for oneself a picture of
- which unfolds itself as green. (See Diagram 2) But that which points to
- graded off to the bluish tone, there is that which proves itself to be
- inwardly fills itself with force, where it becomes warmth. Now one
- again towards the top. But you yourself — as man — are there,
- out on the coloured world, one can say: There one is oneself in the
- precisely then every rainbow would appear as a self-contained circle,
- Title: Colour: Part Two: The Connection of the Natural with the Moral-Psychical. Living in Light and Weight.
- times, he says to himself: Everything surrounding me has come out of
- this. You realized it with the necessary intensity, you fill yourself
- for a man to say: There is a kind of compensation, for Nature itself
- Nature itself, spiritually seen, lies the justification of the moral
- all subconsciously. But it reveals itself at once to the imagination;
- body is heavy; this force transfers itself to the soul: the soul lives
- fact of the will. And the will ceases in man himself when he is
- aspects, in itself the thing is one. The world which develops towards
- Moral world-order reveals itself out of the natural world-order. You
- therefore Spiritual Science is called upon to make itself known to
- Title: Colour: Part Two: Dimension, Number and Weight
- (see Diagram 1): if I were to spread myself out, I should go into the
- yellow five times. I must expand myself. I must become bigger, then I,
- returns again to himself, his ego and his astral body keep as it were
- must necessarily give himself up in dream in order to experience this
- free movement and life, whereas when one gives oneself up to freedom,
- impression. You say to yourself: Yes, that is all very nice, what we
- really of himself nothing. He is the product of the oxygen in the air,
- to paint out of colour itself. However elementary and bad and
- itself; freed from weight, to experience colour itself. In these things
- I have described how the modern philosopher comes to admit to himself:
- One must, however, make oneself clearly acquainted with the meaning of
- Title: Colour: Part Three: The Creative World of Colour
- which revels in the fact that the soul can unfold in itself a higher
- itself in an outward form, even if this outward form has to be
- on himself, of whom one might ask: What is his own relation to his
- account at all when one steeps oneself in the great Art-periods. On
- makes of the world is in itself inartistic, and makes an effort to be
- raises himself from this sea of colour with his ego; the animal-world
- makes himself white has approximately the same significance, on
- he completely “whitens” himself.
- expressed itself again outwardly in certain parts of his body. Man had
- ego gains for itself by working upon it. And in spiritualizing the
- lies in the colour itself, as the power to laugh lies in a laughing
- manner. It is impossible to steep oneself in the living nature of
- directions. In steeping oneself in this living element of colour, one
- slightly above or below it; one feels how living the colour itself
- itself, and a colour such as the red colour drives in its advance
- can feel all this, you would also actually feel yourself in harmony
- will arise when the human soul learns to steep itself in the living
- mind, one must say to oneself: what is really being described here?
- sort of thing which a person may imagine for himself and which has no
- as life itself, will increase in us. Etheric life will also permeate
- Title: Colour: Part Three: Artistic and Moral Experience
- the experience: you are now in the world, you yourself have become
- world in which one is oneself red is pierced with the substance of
- also experience how red can express itself plastically in space.
- of the colour itself. We shall feel the need of allowing space to
- in a self-forming of colour, and with our whole soul shall feel an echo
- it does not create form directly out of the material itself.
- the world into which one carries the yellow oneself.
- And if one identifies oneself with green, and goes with it through the
- selfishness — a stimulus of the inner egoistic forces.
- self-surrender, and one would feel happy to remain in this condition
- Title: Colour: Part Three: Colours as Revelations of the Psychic in the World
- living imagination. The plant creates its green out of itself. But
- through the lifeless, and makes for itself an image by means of the
- lifeless substances of the earth live plants. Life itself we do not
- forms itself through the lifeless into the image of green. The psychic
- point of feeling oneself driven no longer to speak in words, no longer
- peach-colour are images, that is, self-contained surfaces, which give
- the living; the living wants to reveal itself to us in active red; so
- If the spirit wants to reveal itself to us not merely in its abstract
- expressed artistically in colour, then the soul will withdraw itself
- and our feeling if we realize everywhere how a world forms itself out
- the middle and lighter towards the edge. The colour itself demands it,
- and thus what lives in the colour reveals itself gradually. We come to
- of colour itself, through our feeling.
- was natural and self-evident in the middle of the fifteenth century,
- the medium of Art itself and the thing that can be of service to us in
- Title: Colour: Part Three: The Hierarchies and the Nature of the Rainbow
- myself, but: the world is, and I am the world and the world is
- beings. The warmth is nothing in itself, it is only the evidence that
- is there only when the person is there. In itself it is nothing. The
- spoke freely of it. What is this Fourth Hierarchy? It is man himself.
- can learn from man himself. Your ego and your astral body have not
- the human being. I say to myself further: That is the human being,
- itself” of these clothes might be. And the conclusion is that one
- cannot recognize “the thing in itself” of the clothes. Very
- itself” — or in the manner of Helmholtz, saying: these clothes
Rudolf Steiner Archive is maintained by: