Mind Quotes

Problems are to the mind what exercise is to the muscles, they toughen and make strong.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring

George Santayana

worrying can lead to stress. What do we accomplish when we worry? Focus your mind on actions rather than on worrying! Action brings less stress

Catherine Pulsifer

The improvement of the mind improves the heart and corrects the understanding.


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


To identify the enemy is to free the mind.

Mari Evans

Everyone needs a warm personal enemy or two to keep him free from rust in the movable parts of his mind

Gene Fowler

Business is really more agreeable than pleasure: it interests the whole mind . . . but it does not look as if it did.

Walter Bagehot
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