Mind Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Mind

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Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


Sometimes my mind boggles. It's so deep my mind actually boggles.
~By Cyndi Lauper ~


We cannot let another person into our hearts or minds unless we empty ourselves. We can truly listen to him or truly hear her only out of emptiness.
~By M. Scott Peck ~


Don't call me a mindless philosopher, you overweight glob of grease.
~By Anthony Daniels ~


Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


My greatest challenge has been to change the mindset of people. Mindsets play strange tricks on us. We see things the way our minds have instructed our eyes to see.
~By Muhammad Yunus ~


My family were broadminded enough to support me when I wanted to pursue a life in the theatre.
~By Peter Gallagher ~


The only means of strengthening one's intellect is to make up one's mind about nothing, to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts.
~By John Keats ~


When you are in a room and your job is to write jokes 10 hours a day, your mind starts going to strange places.
~By Seth MacFarlane ~


Which reminds me of a fortune cookie: you often find your destiny on the path you take to avoid it.
~By Hector Elizondo ~


What he has done for women is final: he gave to their service the best powers of his mind and the best years of his life. His death consecrates the gift: it can never lessen its value.
~By Millicent Fawcett ~


From my earliest acquaintance with the science of political economy, it has been evident to my mind that capital was the product of labor, and that therefore, in its best analysis there could be no natural conflict between capital and labor.
~By Leland Stanford ~


Simple solutions seldom are. It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the obvious.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


Once you start thinking about it in a mercenary frame of mind, then you're finished. You're a joke, because there are too many mercenaries out there already.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


To progress in life you must give up the things you do not like. Give up doing the things that you do not like to do. You must find the things that you do like. The things that are acceptable to your mind.
~By Agnes Martin ~


The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
~By James Truslow Adams ~


The mind is everything. What you think you become.
~By Buddha ~


Practically everybody in New York has half a mind to write a book, and does.
~By Groucho Marx ~


To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
~By Buddha ~


None of us wanted to be the bass player. In our minds he was the fat guy who always played at the back.
~By Paul McCartney ~


Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.
~By Henry James ~


I wish in my own mind I were more definite - that I was absolutely convinced I'd never direct someone else's script, but I keep reading scripts, because I might find something.
~By Paul Mazursky ~


A true world outlook is incompatible with a foreign imperialism, no matter how high-minded the governing country.
~By Wendell Willkie ~


But the mind is here accepted not for the soul, but for that which is the more excellent in the soul.
~By Peter Lombard ~


The universal principle of etymology in all languages: words are carried over from bodies and from the properties of bodies to express the things of the mind and spirit. The order of ideas must follow the order of things.
~By Giambattista Vico ~


The philosopher ought never to try to avoid the duty of making up his mind.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


I do not at all have the mind of a bully... in my mind bullies are intolerant of contrary opinion, domineering and rather cowardly. I would hope that none of those terms could be fairly used in describing me.
~By Conrad Black ~


I have pretty much made up my mind to do this.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


Community means engaging constructively with like-minded nations to build strong, sustaining institutions and alliances - and bringing emerging powers into this community so future conflict becomes less likely.
~By Joe Lieberman ~


I like not fair terms and a villain's mind.
~By William Shakespeare ~


I'm still a firm believer that we were definitely put here to use our minds, and that is what makes us different. And that that's the key. If there is anything that is going to stop mankind from being such a beastly, destructive creature, it is reason.
~By Caleb Carr ~


Most of the time we think we're sick, it's all in the mind.
~By Thomas Wolfe ~


Women are the victims of this patriarchal culture, but they are also its carriers. Let us keep in mind that every oppressive man was raised in the confines of his mother's home.
~By Shirin Ebadi ~


If you have to keep reminding yourself of a thing, perhaps it isn't so.
~By Christopher Morley ~


Very conscious of the fact that an effort was being made to destroy my mind, because I was deprived of books, deprived of any means of writing, deprived of human companionship. You never know how much you need it until you're deprived of it.
~By Wole Soyinka ~


I'm obviously very keen on the theater and I think it's inevitable that some of the orchestral and chamber pieces have got dramatic elements which might even suggest an unspecified dramatic plot of some kind or other, even though it's not in my mind at the time.
~By Peter Maxwell Davies ~


I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.
~By Mark Twain ~


Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


I take full responsibility for what happened at Enron. But saying that, I know in my mind that I did nothing criminal.
~By Kenneth Lay ~


A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


As contemporary history reminds us we are human to the extent that we are able to chose between alternatives.
~By John G. D. Clark ~


What you really want for yourself is always trying to break through, just as a cooling breeze flows through an open window on a hot day. Your part is to open the windows of your mind.
~By Vernon Howard ~


Pay mind to your own life, your own health, and wholeness. A bleeding heart is of no help to anyone if it bleeds to death.
~By Frederick Buechner ~


The mind is the result of the torments the flesh undergoes or inflicts upon itself.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


When I first came here, Hollywood was very closed-minded.
~By Tia Carrere ~


And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without the patient and an open minded study of the institution that marked the country and defined its character.
~By Bainbridge Colby ~


A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.
~By Samuel Butler ~


I represented many of these kids as they become young adults in the criminal justice system when I was a public defender. One way of reaching out is by the mind of experimentation.
~By Matt Gonzalez ~


Nothing mattered except states of mind, chiefly our own.
~By John Maynard Keynes ~


There is something in the decay of nature that awakens thought, even in the most trifling mind.
~By Sarah Josepha Hale ~


The friends whom I have are invaluable, and although not numerous they are sufficient for my enjoyment; and the texture of my own mind renders me very indifferent to the rest of the world.
~By George Combe ~


Those who want the Government to regulate matters of the mind and spirit are like men who are so afraid of being murdered that they commit suicide to avoid assassination.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


My biographer said that my parties reminded them of a vicarage tea party, with sex thrown in.
~By Cynthia Payne ~


A house is no home unless it contain food and fire for the mind as well as for the body.
~By Margaret Fuller ~


Being broke is a temporary situation. Being poor is a state of mind.
~By Mike Todd ~


Nothing can be more absurd than the practice that prevails in our country of men and women not following the same pursuits with all their strengths and with one mind, for thus, the state instead of being whole is reduced to half.
~By Plato ~


A sane mind should not be guilty of a logical fallacy, yet there are very fine minds incapable of following mathematical demonstrations.
~By Henri Poincare ~


Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


For years, my master had done his utmost to pollute my mind with foul images, and to destroy the pure principles inculcated by my grandmother, and the good mistress of my childhood.
~By Harriet Ann Jacobs ~


The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.
~By Albert Camus ~


In my mind, I've always been an A-list Hollywood superstar. Y'all just didn't know yet.
~By Will Smith ~


I started writing more with my voice in mind.
~By Lucinda Williams ~


Baseball is dull only to dull minds.
~By Red Barber ~


What I've tended to do is to use my own experiences to get into someone else's mind, like in Wuthering Heights.
~By Kate Bush ~


Now my mother, interestingly enough, was not a feminist in her own mind.
~By Elizabeth Moon ~


Star Trek wouldn't die. There were a whole lot of young people who were touched by the thought process of science fiction. If you watched a cop show, there wasn't anything that was going to stimulate your mind.
~By Gary Lockwood ~


The question of whether it's God's green earth is not at center stage, except in the sense that if so, one is reminded with some regularity that He may be dying.
~By Edward Hoagland ~


Directing is: you're overwhelmed the whole time. Your mind never stops. If you care about it. You wake up in the morning and you begin thinking about it and then you go to sleep at night and you're still thinking about it.
~By Campbell Scott ~


Of what value is a mind when placed in the brain of a coward? If mind is a gift of God to man for his use, let him use it. A mind is not in use when doing no good.
~By Andrew Taylor Still ~


In films, the fact that you can always do a scene again takes a load off your mind, enabling you to strive for perfection, which I always wanted.
~By Jessie Matthews ~


We seem, as it were, to have conquered and peopled half the world in a fit of absence of mind.
~By John Robert Seeley ~


With that in mind and in celebration of National Prayer Day, today I have proposed in the House of Representatives a Constitutional Amendment that would restore voluntary prayer in our Nation's schools.
~By Nick Rahall ~


There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


It is even possible that laws which have not their origin in the mind may be irrational, and we can never succeed in formulating them.
~By Arthur Eddington ~


Women never have young minds. They were born three thousand years old.
~By Shelagh Delaney ~


I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
~By Barry Goldwater ~


I find too often in the wrestling business, you just wrestle, get to the hotel, make your money. Sometimes I have to stop and remind myself to enjoy my life and not just rush through.
~By Owen Hart ~


Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can.
~By William Feather ~


Minds will wander even during the Last Judgment.
~By Mason Cooley ~


To the revolutionary mind the American vista must have been almost as incredible as Genghis Khan's first view of China - so rich, so soft, so unaware.
~By Garet Garrett ~


I've done enough for a while and people get fed up of seeing you, but apart from that, although I'm young, I need a bit of rest. You could say I have become a house husband. It's not a new man thing, it's just largely a boring man who doesn't mind staying in the house thing.
~By James McAvoy ~


Again like Williams, with the emphasis now regrettable, when a man makes a poem, makes it mind you, he takes the words as he finds them lying interrelated about him.
~By Robert Creeley ~


The four characteristics of humanism are curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in the human race.
~By E. M. Forster ~


The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
~By Carl Jung ~


Take the first step, and your mind will mobilize all its forces to your aid. But the first essential is that you begin. Once the battle is startled, all that is within and without you will come to your assistance.
~By Robert Collier ~


The idea that seeing life means going from place to place and doing a great variety of obvious things is an illusion natural to dull minds.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


If I'm alone too long I think too much, and I'm not interested in doing that. That won't lead anywhere good, I'm sure. If I'm busy I tend to stay out of trouble. An idle mind is the devil's playground.
~By Lisa Marie Presley ~


Vadim changed my mind about acting. Vadim was the only man who was certain I had something special to offer.
~By Brigitte Bardot ~


The thought grew strong in me that since I had gone to the trouble of being born, I might as well be useful in helping people live long and healthy lives. And this thought has always resided in the back of my mind.
~By Koichi Tanaka ~


Those people who shun us just because of the label we're on, or the fact that we've got a video out there that's getting us somewhere, are only limiting themselves, because they aren't keeping an open mind.
~By Joel Madden ~


You don't buy a Harley with your mind, you buy it with your heart and your balls.
~By Robert Patrick ~


I have a lot of objects in my space, little things, reminders, memories.
~By Marc Newson ~


Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
~By Plato ~


Whenever nature leaves a hole in a person's mind, she generally plasters it over with a thick coat of self-conceit.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who posses it; and this I know, my lords: that where law ends, tyranny begins.
~By William Pitt ~


Allowing children to spew forth whatever is on their minds in the name of openness only creates an illusion of family closeness.
~By Neil Kurshan ~


When the soul drifts uncertainly between life and the dream, between the mind's disorder and the return to cool reflection, it is in religious thought that we should seek consolation.
~By Gerard De Nerval ~


I really don't think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don't mind the failure but I can't imagine that I'd forgive myself if I didn't try.
~By Nikki Giovanni ~


There have been few things in my life which have had a more genial effect on my mind than the possession of a piece of land.
~By Harriet Martineau ~

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