Mind Quotes

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This art of resting the mind and the power of dismissing from it all care and worry is probably one of the secrets of energy in our great men.
Captain J. A. Hadfield

What a wretched lot of old shrivelled creatures we shall be by - And - By. Never mind - The uglier we get in the eyes of others, the lovelier we shall be to each other that has always been my firm faith about friendship.
Marie Dressle
What you have in your mind, your talents, your native abilities, no one can take from you. When you die you take them with you. Use them diligently while you are here.
Alfred A. Montapert
Sterne - one may as well be asleep as to read for anything...
The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Carl Jung

William penn - true silence is the rest of the mind; it is to...
If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is not a barking dog, to be tethered on a ten - Foot chain.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr., speech at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, October 8, 1952
To a resolute mind, wishing to do is the first step toward doing. But if we do not wish to do a thing it becomes impossible.
South
Conversation is an exercise of the mind; gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.
Author Unknown
Be mild with the mild, shrewd with the crafty, confiding to the honest, rough to the ruffian, and a thunderbolt to the liar. But in all this, never be unmindful of your own dignity.
John Brown
The love of retirement has in all ages adhered closely to those minds which have been most enlarged by knowledge, or elevated by genius. Those who enjoyed everything generally supposed to confer happiness have been forced to seek it is the shades of privacy.
Johnson
It is not enough to have a good mind the main thing is to use it well.
Rene Descartes
A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world.
John Locke
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
Buddha, The Dharmapada
Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
Stella Adle
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Albert Camus
There are many who lust for the simple answers of doctrine or decree. They are on the left and right. They are not confined to a single part of the society. They are terrorists of the mind.
A Bartlett Giamatti
Nature gets credit which should in truth be reserved for ourselves: the rose for its scent, the nightingale for its song; and the sun for its radiance. The poets are entirely mistaken. They should address their lyrics to themselves and should turn them into odes of self congratulation on the excellence of the human mind.
Alfred North Whitehead
Old age is when broadness of the mind and narrowness of the waist change places.
Red Skelton
Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinions at all.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.
Albert von Szent - Gyorgyi
The wise man does not permit himself to set up even in his own mind any comparisons of his friends. His friendship is capable of going to extremes with many people, evoked as it is by many qualities.
Charles Dudley Warne
The sure conviction that we could if we wanted to is the reason so many good minds are idle.
G. C. Lichtenberg
If you would stand well with a great mind, leave him with a favorable impression of yourself; if with a little mind, leave him with a favorable impression of himself.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The man we call a specialist today was formerly called a man with a one - Track mind.
Endre Balogh
Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better.
King Whitney Jr.
The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return the better to thinking.
Phaedrus
By words the mind is winged.
Aristophanes
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Thomas H. Huxley
May the gods grant you all things which your heart desires, and may they give you a husband and a home and gracious concord, for there is nothing greater and better than this - when a husband and wife keep a household in oneness of mind, a great woe to their enemies and joy to their friends, and win high renown.
Homer, The Odyssey
Only a weak mind seeks ultimate answers.
Elayne Boosle
The high minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.
Aristotle
There are few minds to which tyranny is not delightful.
Samuel Johnson
I do not distinguish by the eye, but by the mind, which is the proper judge.
Seneca
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
Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places.
E. Joseph Crossman
Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln
No other job in the world could possibly dispossess one so completely as this job of teaching. You could stand all day in a laundry, for instance, still in possession of your mind. But this teaching utterly obliterates you. It cuts right into your being: essentially, it takes over your spirit. It drags it out from where it would hide.
Sylvia Ashton - Warner, Spinste
Volumes are now being written and spoken about the effect of the mind on the body - - I wish more was thought of the effect of the body on the mind.
Florence Nightingale