Monday, 30 April 2018

Mind - Quotes

At certain times, a silent mind is very important, but ‘silent’ does not mean closed. The silent mind is an alert, awakened mind; a mind seeking the nature of reality. - Lama Yeshe

Biology gives you a brain. Life turns it into a mind. - Jeffrey Eugenides

By a tranquil mind I mean nothing else than a mind well ordered. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

Different minds incline to different objects; one pursues the vast alone, the wonderful, the wild; another sighs for harmony and grace, and gentlest beauty. - Mark Akenside

Dispositions of the mind, like limbs of the body, acquire strength by exercise. - Thomas Jefferson

Do not let trifles disturb your tranquillity of mind. The little pin-pricks of daily life when dwelt upon and magnified, may do great damage, but if ignored or dismissed from thought, will disappear from inanition. - Grenville Kleiser 

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. - The Buddha

Empires will fall – dynasties fade away; but the mind of man will survive the destruction of all inanimate matter – its destiny is eternal. - Edward Counsel

Every human mind is a great slumbering power until awakened by a keen desire and by definite resolution to do. - Edgar F. Roberts

Everything is in the mind. That is where it all starts. Knowing what you want is the first step towards getting it. - Mae West

Failing to understand the workings of one's own mind is bound to lead to unhappiness. - Marcus Aurelius

Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them. It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious. - Alfred Whitehead

Few minds wear out; more rust out. - Christian Nestell Bovee

For me, the adventures of the mind, each inflection of thought, each movement, nuance, growth, discovery, is a source of exhilaration. - Anais Nin

Gallantry of the mind is saying the most empty things in an agreeable manner. - Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Great minds are like eagles, and build their nest in some lofty solitude. - Arthur Schopenhauer

Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. - Washington Irving

Here in your mind you have complete privacy. Here there’s no difference between what is and what could be. - Chuck Palahniuk

I never met one interesting mind that was not richly endowed with inadmissible deficiencies. - Emil Cioran

I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief. - Gerry Spence

If any part of your uncertainty, is a conflict between your heart and your mind – follow your mind. - Ayn Rand

If the human mind naturally produces noisome weeds, it also produces flowers and fruit; and ... the best method to mend the soil in general, is for each of us to cultivate his own particular spot. - Fluke Greville

If the mind is not contrived, it is spontaneously blissful, just as water, when not agitated, is by nature transparent and clear. - Unknown

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