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I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself.
~By Oscar Levant ~


For some reason most critics have a hard time fixing their minds directly under their noses, and before they see the object that is there they use a telescope upon the horizon to see where it came from.
~By Allen Tate ~


I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind.
~By Emily Bronte ~


The man who looks for security, even in the mind, is like a man who would chop off his limbs in order to have artificial ones which will give him no pain or trouble.
~By Henry Miller ~


No power on earth is greater than a mind and soul reawakened. Our Constitution begins 'we the people', not 'us the government'.
~By Cal Thomas ~


Words do not change their meanings so drastically in the course of centuries as, in our minds, names do in the course of a year or two.
~By Marcel Proust ~


The human mind is inspired enough when it comes to inventing horrors; it is when it tries to invent a Heaven that it shows itself cloddish.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


It's interesting to leave a place, interesting even to think about it. Leaving reminds us of what we can part with and what we can't, then offers us something new to look forward to, to dream about.
~By Richard Ford ~


It's a question of not copying the masters, to look for something, good or bad, for oneself. To enter this liberated state of mind, one cannot copy the others.
~By Nathalie Sarraute ~


An exact poetic duplication of a man is for the poet a negation of the earth, an impossibility of being, even though his greatest desire is to speak to many men, to unite with them by means of harmonious verses about the truths of the mind or of things.
~By Salvatore Quasimodo ~


To my mind the old masters are not art; their value is in their scarcity.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.
~By Arthur Conan Doyle ~


I love to see Favre playing his best football, and if his mind his right, he'll probably have a fine season.
~By Ron Jaworski ~


Marxism is essentially a product of the bourgeois mind.
~By Joseph A. Schumpeter ~


Although the dream is a very strange phenomenon and an inexplicable mystery, far more inexplicable is the mystery and aspect our minds confer on certain objects and aspects of life.
~By Giorgio de Chirico ~


Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


It is a principle of our nature that feelings once excited turn readily from the object by which they are excited to some other object which may for the time being take possession of the mind.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


It is almost impossible to exaggerate the proneness of the human mind to take miracles as evidence, and to seek for miracles as evidence.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
~By Buddha ~


The most merciful thing in the world... is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents.
~By H. P. Lovecraft ~


You grow up by making mistakes. I've made a ton of them, but as long as I keep on failing better, I don't mind.
~By Joely Richardson ~


A contented mind is the best source for trouble.
~By Titus Maccius Plautus ~


To have an opportunity to make a movie like Cabin Fever, you have to get stuff thrown on you or you have to fall into a pit of water. It brings you that much closer to your mindset as a character.
~By Rider Strong ~


Frankly, I don't mind not being President. I just mind that someone else is.
~By Edward Kennedy ~


A wisely chosen illustration is almost essential to fasten the truth upon the ordinary mind, and no teacher can afford to neglect this part of his preparation.
~By Howard Crosby ~


Pooh is able to accomplish what he does because he is simpleminded.
~By Benjamin Hoff ~


Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing line we have drawn for it. Beyond the pairs of opposites of which the world consists, other, new insights begin.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


Pride slays thanksgiving, but an humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


All the choir of heaven and furniture of earth - in a word, all those bodies which compose the frame of the world - have not any subsistence without a mind.
~By George Berkeley ~


The major task of the twentieth century will be to explore the unconscious, to investigate the subsoil of the mind.
~By Henri Bergson ~


There is something so amiable in the prejudices of a young mind, that one is sorry to see them give way to the reception of more general opinions.
~By Jane Austen ~


Being in the studio is okay but sitting in a room by yourself composing is a discipline that takes a certain type of mind set and Tommy has a great gift for that as did the previous guy.
~By James Young ~


Explore your mind, discover yourself, then give the best that is in you to your age and to your world. There are heroic possibilities waiting to be discovered in every person.
~By Wilferd A. Peterson ~


I heard that you did not have a judge to interview this month in the Bulletin, so I thought I'd help out. Besides, with the Stock Market tanking recently, it reminded me of the good old days.
~By Joseph Force Crater ~


Children remind us to treasure the smallest of gifts, even in the most difficult of times.
~By Allen Klein ~


I grew up in a very open-minded family. My father died when I was very little, so my mother was really, really incredibly busy trying to provide for us.
~By Sonia Braga ~


It's funny. Of all the jobs I've been ambitious for, this is one that never crossed my mind.
~By Edmund S. Muskie ~


I mean, I really don't want the federal government to be determining whether or not a person who feels certain ways about the environment or about animals or about certain religious issues should be considered an extremist. That to me is a type of thought control, mind control, which is very dangerous.
~By Peter King ~


Science fiction encourages us to explore... all the futures, good and bad, that the human mind can envision.
~By Marion Zimmer Bradley ~


In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.
~By Rupert Murdoch ~


A lot of rock bands are truly a legend in their own minds.
~By David Lee Roth ~


The gifts of nature are infinite in their variety, and mind differs from mind almost as much as body from body.
~By Marcus Fabius Quintilian ~


When People magazine called me, I did the job on Ansel. I'm older than Ansel and he has to mind me.
~By Imogen Cunningham ~


The superiority of one mind over another depends on the rapidity with which experiences are thus organised.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


In life, the first thing you must do is decide what you really want. Weigh the costs and the results. Are the results worthy of the costs? Then make up your mind completely and go after your goal with all your might.
~By Alfred A. Montapert ~


Fortune favors the prepared mind.
~By Louis Pasteur ~


English dramatic literature is, of course, dominated by Shakespeare; and it is almost inevitable that an English reader should measure the value of other poetic drama by the standards which Shakespeare has already implanted in his mind.
~By Lytton Strachey ~


I'm going to speak my mind because I have nothing to lose.
~By S. I. Hayakawa ~


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


Knowledge is the life of the mind.
~By Abu Bakr ~


Ever since I could first write I have been doing so. When I was taught how to write and read at school, I made up my mind that this was what I love to do best and this was the world I was going to occupy.
~By Anita Desai ~


Some single mind must be master, else there will be no agreement in anything.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


It is a rare mind indeed that can render the hitherto non-existent blindingly obvious. The cry 'I could have thought of that' is a very popular and misleading one, for the fact is that they didn't, and a very significant and revealing fact it is too.
~By Douglas Adams ~


My father was always very interested in space. I watch Star Trek and all those things, but I always had a different picture in my mind... maybe closer to Alien. I don't see it in space as much as I do see it in different planets, with each having its own strange characters.
~By Sigourney Weaver ~


It's easy to get next to music theory, especially between your peers and music classes and so forth. You just pay attention. I had a good ear, so I realized that printed music was just about reminding you what to play.
~By Quincy Jones ~


Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.
~By Roger Babson ~


Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


We don't mind that we still have troops in Germany, or that we still have troops in Japan or Korea. But they are not in danger, and we know that they are in danger in Iraq.
~By Thelma Drake ~


I think people with open minds will observe the way we do things and realize that our goal is to have successful, happy, productive adults, and they will take our ideas and implement them elsewhere for their own children.
~By Daniel Greenberg ~


Traditions are the guideposts driven deep in our subconscious minds. The most powerful ones are those we can't even describe, aren't even aware of.
~By Ellen Goodman ~


It is hardly surprising that women concentrate on the way they look instead of what is in their minds since not much has been put in their minds to begin with.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ~


The Earth reminded us of a Christmas tree ornament hanging in the blackness of space. As we got farther and farther away it diminished in size. Finally it shrank to the size of a marble, the most beautiful marble you can imagine.
~By James Irwin ~


Some years ago, I wrote a book called the Emperor's New Mind and that book was describing a point of view I had about consciousness and why it was not something that comes about from complicated calculations.
~By Roger Penrose ~


The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


The Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive of one without the other.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


My paintings are not about what is seen. They are about what is known forever in the mind.
~By Agnes Martin ~


May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.
~By Marianne Williamson ~


The mind's first step to self-awareness must be through the body.
~By George A. Sheehan ~


One comes to believe whatever one repeats to oneself sufficiently often, whether the statement be true of false. It comes to be dominating thought in one's mind.
~By Robert Collier ~


It's all in the mind, you know.
~By Spike Milligan ~


Periods of wholesome laziness, after days of energetic effort, will wonderfully tone up the mind and body.
~By Grenville Kleiser ~


There is one thing that matters, to set a chime of words tinkling in the minds of a few fastidious people.
~By Logan Pearsall Smith ~


Circumstances cause us to act the way we do. We should always bear this in mind before judging the actions of others. I realized this from the start during World War II.
~By Thor Heyerdahl ~


A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.
~By Suze Orman ~


A revolutionary poem will not tell you who or when to kill, what and when to burn, or even how to theorize. It reminds you... where and when and how you are living and might live, it is a wick of desire.
~By Adrienne Rich ~


I want pills called September 10. You take one and your mind feels like the 11th never happened.
~By Doug Coupland ~


I do have a family, and obviously I spend as much time as I can with them. Though even when I'm with my family, my mind tends to drift toward baseball.
~By Bill James ~


I've always been strong-minded, but I wonder.
~By Alicia Keys ~


Yet enthusiasm is no excuse for the historian going off balance. He should remind the reader that outcomes were neither inevitable nor foreordained, but subject to a thousand changes and chances.
~By Samuel E. Morison ~


My turn of mind is so given to taking things in the absurd point of view, that it breaks out in spite of me every now and then.
~By Lord Byron ~


What Englishman will give his mind to politics as long as he can afford to keep a motor car?
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


My weaknesses are my jumps. The reason is that although I land them in practice, when I actually compete or perform, I should let my body go and stabilize my mind better. Also, I need to work on not letting negative thoughts and emotions get to me on the ice.
~By Oksana Baiul ~


Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realised that the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity. Surrealism to me is reality.
~By John Lennon ~


If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
~By Abdul Kalam ~


I mean, I don't know anything else that I would try to do, but it's a very frustrating thing to do, because you are trying to take what's a fantasy in your head and make it live through the minds of 200 people.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


Everyone needs reminders that the fact of their being on this earth is important and that each life changes everything.
~By Marge Kennedy ~


Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


A wise man does not chatter with one whose mind is sick.
~By Sophocles ~


The moral backbone of literature is about that whole question of memory. To my mind it seems clear that those who have no memory have the much greater chance to lead happy lives.
~By W. G. Sebald ~


In writing the history of a disease, every philosophical hypothesis whatsoever, that has previously occupied the mind of the author, should lie in abeyance.
~By Thomas Sydenham ~


I'm of a fearsome mind to throw my arms around every living librarian who crosses my path, on behalf of the souls they never knew they saved.
~By Barbara Kingsolver ~


Well, directing is doing the key drawings, not the key animation, mind you.
~By Chuck Jones ~


Time has the same effect on the mind as on the face; the predominant passion and the strongest feature become more conspicuous from the others' retiring.
~By Mary Wortley ~


It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.
~By Samuel Adams ~


It is the mind which creates the world around us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched.
~By George Gissing ~


Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.
~By David Joseph Schwartz ~


It helped me in the air to keep my small mind contained in earthly human limits, not lost in vertiginous space and elements unknown.
~By Diana Cooper ~


Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~

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