Mind Quotes

Marcus aurelius, meditations? book three - one whose chief regard is for his own mind, and...
The man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder - waif, a nothing, a no man. Have a purpose in life, and, having it, throw such strength of mind and muscle into your work as God has given you.
Thomas Carlyle

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
Advice is like snow the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes.
Thomas Carlyle
Giovanni jacopo casanova - i have always loved truth so passionately that i...

The prelude to Tristan and Isolde reminds me of the Italian painting of the martyr whose intestines are slowly being unwound from his body on a reel.
Eduard Hanslick
Footfalls echo in the memory Down the passage which we did not take Towards the door we never opened Into the rose - Garden. My words echo Thus, in your mind.
T. S. Eliot
Buddha - a family is a place where minds come in contact...
Fear grows out of the things we think it lives in our minds. Compassion grows out of the things we are, and lives in our hearts.
Barbara Garrison
The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart.
Saint Jerome
Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.
A Bartlett Giamatti
Usenet is like a herd of performing elephants with diarrhea - - Massive, difficult to redirect, awe - Inspiring, entertaining, and a source of mind - Boggling amounts of excrement when you least expect it.
Gene Spafford, 1992
For every ailment under the sun, There is a remedy, or there is none... If there be one try to find it If there be none, never mind it.
Dean Hawkins
Do not let the body be dragged along by mind nor the mind be dragged along by the body.
Miyamoto Musashi
My own mind is my own church.
Carl Lotus Becke
The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - - Rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.
Bill Beattie
In adversity remember to keep an even mind.
Horace, Odes
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.
William Hazlitt
Atheism leaves a man to sense, to philosophy, to natural piety, to laws, to reputation, all which may be guides to an outward moral virtue, though religion were not but superstition dismounts all these, and erects an absolute monarchy in the minds of men... the master of superstition is the people and arguments are fitted to practice, in a reverse order.
Francis Bacon
To be feared is to fear no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind.
Seneca
In a way the CID man was pretty lucky, because outside the hospital the war was still going on. Men went mad and were rewarded with medals. All over the world, boys on every side of the bomb line were laying down their lives for what they had been told was their country, and no one seemed to mind, least of all the boys who were laying down their young lives.
Joesph Heller, Catch - 22
Conformity is the ruin of the mind.
Jesse Shelley
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.
By a tranquil mind I mean nothing else than a mind well ordered.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations
I find, by experience, that the mind and the body are more than married, for they are most intimately united; and when one suffers, the other sympathizes.
Earl of Chesterfield
Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
I broke something today, and I realized I should break something once a week... to remind me how fragile life is.
Andy Warhol
Governing sense, mind and intellect, intent on liberation, free from desire, fear and anger, the sage is forever free.
Bhagavad Gita
When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely - - The mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears - when you give your whole attention to it.
J. Krishnamutri
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
For whereas the mind works in possibilities, the intuitions work in actualities, and what you intuitively desire, that is possible to you. Whereas what you mentally or consciously desire is nine times out of ten impossible; hitch your wagon to star, or you will just stay where you are.
D. H. Lawrence
A university is not a service station. Neither is it a political society, nor a meeting place for political societies. With all its limitations and failures, and they are invariably many, it is the best and most benign side of our society insofar as that society aims to cherish the human mind.
Richard Hofstadte
The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it.
Arnold Schwarzenegger
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Norman Vincent Peale
God has so made the mind of man that a peculiar deliciousness resides in the fruits of personal industry.
Wilberforce
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
Walking is also an ambulation of mind.
Gretel Ehrlich
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Albert Einstein
The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get old ones out. Every mind is a building filled with archaic furniture. Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.
Dee Hock