Mind Quotes

The serenity of mind, gentleness, silence, self-restraint, and the purity of mind are called the austerity of thought.

Bhagavad Gita

Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, filling it with a steady and perpetual serenity

Joseph Addison

Never mind. The self is the least of it. Let our scars fall in love.

Galway Kinnell

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

Mark Twain

If a person's basic state of mind is serene and calm, then it is possible for this inner peace to overwhelm a painful physical experience. On the other hand, if someone is suffering from depression, anxiety, or any form of emotional distress, then even if he or she happens to be enjoying physical comforts, he will not really be able to experience the happiness that these could bring.

Dalai Lama

[Science is] the labor and handicraft of the mind.

Francis Bacon

We meditate for various reasons. Peace of mind we all badly need. Therefore, when we meditate, either consciously or unconsciously we aim at peace of mind. Meditation give us peace of mind without a tranquilliser. And unlike a tranquilliser, the peace of mind that we get from meditation does not fade away. It lasts for good in some corner of the inmost recesses of our aspiring heart

Sri Chinmoy

Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes

Benjamin Disraeli

The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind.

Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.

William Shakespeare

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; the thief doth fear each bush an officer.

William Shakespeare

For when men labor they keep out of mischief. You remember the old proverb--An idle mind is the Devils workshop.

George Q. Cannon

If you work hard enough and assert yourself, and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires.

Malcolm Gladwell

To be identified with your mind is to be trapped in time: the compulsion to live almost exclusively through memory and anticipation.

Eckhart Tolle

The happiest thing that can be said about democracy... is that it is one of the few systems that has been willing to risk a long period of confusion and mixed purposes for the sake of giving man a chance to grow up in mind and responsibility

H.A. Overstreet

The earth and myself are of one mind.

Chief Seattle, Nez Perce

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.

Thomas Jefferson

Nothing so comforts the military mind as the maxim of a great but dead general.

Barbara Tuchman

By words the mind is winged.

Aristophanes

The whole fauna of human fantasies, their marine vegetation, drifts and luxuriates in the dimly lit zones of human activity, as though plaiting thick tresses of darkness. Here, too, appear the lighthouses of the mind, with their outward resemblance to less pure symbols. The gateway to mystery swings open at the touch of human weakness and we have entered the realms of darkness. One false step, one slurred syllable together reveal a man's thoughts.

Louis Aragon

Clogged with yesterday\'s excess, the body drags the mind down with it.

Horace

Mathematics as an expression of the human mind reflects the active will, the contemplative reason, and the desire for aesthetic perfection. Its basic elements are logic and intuition, analysis and construction, generality and individuality.

Richard Courant

For whereas the mind works in possibilities, the intuitions work in actualities, and what you intuitively desire, that is possible to you. Whereas what you mentally or "consciously" desire is nine times out of ten impossible; hitch your wagon to a star, or you will just stay where you are.

D. H. Lawrence

Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.

Jonas Salk
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