Mind Quotes

Am I going home to idleness? No, no. My feet and hands may be still, not so the mind--that has its aspirations yet, and it will work, for it has a law unto itself. Idleness is one thing, doing is another.

Lew Wallace

Everyone desires health, happiness, security, peace of mind and true expression.

Joseph Murphy

If you begin now to recognize these potentialities of your deeper mind, they will take form in the world without.

Joseph Murphy

Mind unemployed is mind un-enjoyed.

Christian Nestell Bovee

It is true that the poet does not directly address his neighbors; but he does address a great congress of persons who dwell at the back of his mind, a congress of all those who have taught him and whom he has admired; they constitute his ideal audience and his better self.

Richard Wilbur

There is no such thing as a Mass Mind. The Mass Audience is made up of individuals, and good advertising is written always from one person to another. When it is aimed at millions it rarely moves anyone.

Fairfax Cone

I was resolved to sustain and preserve in my college the bite of the mind, the chance to stand face to face with truth, the good life lived in a small, various, highly articulate and democratic society

Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve

Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevents evil from arising in either.

Bodhidharma

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

It takes more courage to reveal insecurities than to hide them, more strength to relate to people than to dominate them, more 'manhood' to abide by thought-out principles rather than blind reflex. Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles and an immature mind.

Alex Karras

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

Once you lose your reputation, you don't mind it.

Belva Porter

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
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