Mind Quotes

The mind fixed in the awareness of the ONE is line a rock; unaffected by doubt, stable, secure

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

It is the habit of the mind to destroy the state of awareness as quickly as possible. It does this by judging, for judging is thinking.

Barry Long

He placed the soul in the body which He had fashioned. He protects the Creation which He has created. With their eyes, they see, and with their tongues, they speak; with their ears, they bring the mind to awareness. With their feet, they walk, and with their hands, they work; they wear and eat whatever is given.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

When the robot mind is mastered, undisciplined thinking ceases and is replaced by awareness. Awareness can know love.

Barry Long

What is a demanding pleasure that demands the use of ones mind! Not in the sense of problem solving, but in the sense of exercising discrimination, judgment, awareness.

Ayn Rand

Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.

Sarah Ban Breathnach

But most of us are apt to settle within ourselves that the man who blocks our way is odious, and not to mind causing him a little of the disgust which his personality excites in ourselves.

George Eliot

All outward forms of religion are almost useless, and are the causes of endless strife. Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest.

Beatrix Potter

If there be one principle more deeply rooted than any other in the mind of every American, it is, that we should have nothing to do with conquest

Thomas Jefferson

It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.†

Voltaire

Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. It is the result of long and patient effort in self-control. Its presence is an indication of ripened experience, and of a more than ordinary knowledge of the laws and operations of thought.

James Allen

Human beings are divided into mind and body. The mind embraces all the nobler aspirations, like poetry and philosophy, but the body has all the fun.

Woody Allen

Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.

Henry David Thoreau

A weak mind sinks under prosperity, as well as under adversity.

JULIUS CHARLES HARE

A mind of the caliber of mine cannot derive its nutrient from cows.

George Bernard Shaw

In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared mind.

Louis Pasteur

Thanks be to God, since my leaving drinking of wine, I do find myself much better, and do mind my business better, and do spend less money, and less time lost in idle company.

Samuel Pepys

Thereís no music like a little riverís ... It takes the mind out of doors ... and... sir, it quiets a man down like saying his prayers.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Live each day as you would climb a mountain. An occasional glance towards the summit puts the goal in mind. Many beautiful scenes can be observed from each new vantage point. Climb steadily, slowly, enjoy each passing moment; and the view from the summit will serve as a fitting climax to the journey.

Joe Porcino

Only a great mind that is overthrown yields tragedy.

Jacques Barzun

(Michael Astroff) says that forests are the ornaments of the earth, that they teach mankind to understand beauty and attune his mind to lofty sentiments. Forests temper a stern climate, and in countries where the climate is milder, less strength is wasted in the battle with nature, and the people are kind and gentle.

Anton Chekhov†

An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.

Washington Irving

For the man sound in body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather; every day has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously

George Gissing

It is one of the secrets of Nature in its mood of mockery that fine weather lays heavier weight on the mind and hearts of the depressed and the inwardly tormented than does a really bad day with dark rain sniveling continuously and sympathetically from a dirty sky

Muriel Spark
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