Mind Quotes

The art of resting the mind and the power of dismissing from it all care and worry is probably one of the secrets of our great men.

Captain J. A. Hatfield

Out of suffering comes the serious mind; out of salvation, the grateful heart; out of endurance, fortitude; out of deliverance faith.

John Ruskin

The tendency in modern civilization is to make the world uniform... Let the mind be universal. The individual should not be sacrifice

Rabindranath Tagore

All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will, to be rightful, must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal laws must protect, and to violate would be oppression.

Thomas Jefferson

The doubt of an earnest, thoughtful, patient and laborious mind is worthy of respect. In such doubt may be found indeed more faith than in half the creeds.

John Lancaster Spalding

Any technique, however worthy and desirable, becomes a disease when the mind is obsessed with it.

Bruce Lee

Tea tempers the spirit and harmonizes the mind; dispels lassitude and relieves fatigue, awakens thought and prevents drowsiness.

Lu Yu

The struggle for a free intelligence has always been a struggle between the ironic and the literal mind.

Christopher Hitchens

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.

Laurence Sterne

Electricity is often called wonderful, beautiful; but it is so only in common with the other forces of nature. The beauty of electricity or of any other force is not that the power is mysterious, and unexpected, touching every sense at unawares in turn, but that it is under law, and that the taught intellect can even govern it largely. The human mind is placed above, and not beneath it, and it is in such a point of view that the mental education afforded by science is rendered super-eminent in dignity, in practical application and utility; for by enabling the mind to apply the natural power through law, it conveys the gifts of God to man.

Michael Faraday

I don't mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.

Samuel Butler

The defects of the mind are like the wounds of the body. Whatever care we take to heal them the scars ever remain, and there is always danger of their reopening

FranÁois de la Rochefoucauld

It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.

Alfred North Whitehead

Have a strong mind and a soft heart.

Anthony J D'angelo

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

Benjamin Disraeli
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