Mind Quotes

To be able to bear provocation is an argument of great reason, and to forgive it of a great mind.
Tillotson
Frank l. boyden - i never reprimand a boy in the evening - darkness...

No man of genuinely superior intelligence has ever been an actor. Even supposing a young man of appreciable mental powers to be lured upon the stage, as philosophers are occasionally lured into bordellos, his mind would be inevitably and almost immediately destroyed by the gaudy nonsense issuing from his mouth every night.
H. L. Mencken
The wise should surrender speech in mind, mind in the knowing self, the knowing self in the Spirit of the universe, and the Spirit of the universe in the Spirit of peace.
Maitri Upanishads
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine, September 2002
When I read some of the rules for speaking and writing the English language correctly... I think - - Any fool can make a rule And every fool will mind it.
Henry David Thoreau

Cease, every joy, to glimmer on my mind, But leave - - - Oh! leave the light of Hope behind.
Thomas Campbell
For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.
Larry Eisenberg
Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.
Charles Franklin Kettering
Nine out of ten people who change their minds are wrong the second time too.
Author Unknown
The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none. Recognizing our limitations and imperfections is the first requisite of progress. Those who believe they have arrived believe they have nowhere to go. Some not only have closed their minds to new truth, but they sit on the lid.
Dr. Dale E. Turne
The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand.
Robert Valett
A contented mind is a continual feast.
American Prove
The mind is like the stomach. It is not how much you put into it that counts, but how much it digests.
A. J. Nock
In adversity remember to keep an even mind.
Horace, Odes
A diplomat is a man who says you have an open mind, instead of telling you that you have a hole in the head.
Unknown
Harry s truman - when even one american - - who has done nothing...
Man is a gregarious creature, more so in mind than in body. He may like to go alone for a walk but he hates to stand alone in his opinion.
Unknown
True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
William Penn
Iron rusts from disuse water loses its purity from stagnation and in cold weather becomes frozen even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
Leonardo DaVinci
People are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Sir Richard Steele
The tendinous part of the mind, so to speak, is more developed in winter the fleshy, in summer. I should say winter had given the bone and sinew to literature, summer the tissues and the blood.
John Burroughs
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
A cheerful mind is a vigorous mind.
Jean De la Fontaine
A waist is a terrible thing to mind.
Jane Caminos
A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimension.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
When women kiss, it always reminds me of prizefighters shaking hands.
H. L. Mencken
Emancipate yourself from mental slavery; none but ourselves can free our minds.
Bob Marley
If a cluttered desk signs a cluttered mind, Of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?
Albert Einstein.
For good or ill, your conversation is your advertisement. Every time you open your mouth you let men look into your mind. Do they see it well clothed, neat, busineswise?
Bruce Burton
Everyone should free their mind and soul. Some are ready to free them now, and some will be ready to free them in the future. Some will never be ready and that is what makes their lives not worth living.
Emad Hasan
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Pan American Day address, April 15, 1939
The objective of false prophets and teachers of whatever stripe is... the influence and control of the minds of men.
Ron Dart
The duke had a mind that ticked like a clock and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo.
Terry Pratchett, Wyrd Sisters
I cannot call to mind a single instance where I have ever been irreverent, except toward the things which were sacred to other people.
Mark Twain, "Is Shakespeare Dead? ".
Your enemy is never a villain in his own eyes. Keep this in mind, it may offer a way to make him your friend. If not, you can kill him without hate - - And quickly.
Robert Anson Heinlein
All dogmas perish the thinking mind, especially ones you agree with.
Adam Richardson
I never seek to defeat the man I am fighting, I seek to defeat his confidence. A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory. Two men are equals - True equals - Only when they both have equal confidence.
Arthur S. Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha
Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments: love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds.
William Shakespeare, Sonnet cxvi