Mind Quotes

Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.

Aristophanes

A young person, to achieve, must first get out of his mind any notion either of the ease or rapidity of success. Nothing ever just happens in this world.

Edward William Bok

What the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, Just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

Napoleon Hill

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.

Calvin Coolidge

Yoga is the cessation of mind.

Patanjali

Yoga is about clearing away whatever is in us that prevents our living in the most full and whole way. With yoga, we become aware of how and where we are restricted -- in body, mind, and heart -- and how gradually to open and release these blockages. As these blockages are cleared, our energy is freed. We start to feel more harmonious, more at one with ourselves. Our lives begin to flow -- or we begin to flow more in our lives.

Cybele Tomlinson

Yoga is possible for anybody who really wants it. Yoga is universal.... But don't approach yoga with a business mind looking for worldly gain.

Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois

The hours when the mind is absorbed by beauty are the only hours when we truly live.

Richard Jefferies

I haven't strength of mind not to need a career.

Ruth Benedict

You should pray for a sound mind in a sound body.

Juvenal

The unattended mind lives with unending wants, while the awakened mind understands that its own watchfulness is the fullness it seeks.

Guy Finley

If you do not ask the right questions, you do not get the right answers. A question asked in the right way often points to its own answer. Asking questions is the A-B-C of diagnosis. Only the inquiring mind solves problems.

Edward Hodnett

Victory becomes, to some degree, a state of mind. Knowing ourselves superior to the anxieties, troubles, and worries which obsess us, we are superior to them.

Basil King

To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.

Benjamin Franklin

Works of art and literature should promote humans to reflection. A revolutionary perspective should be evoked and a changing societal awakening formulated in the human mind mired in tradition, myth and many kinds of falsehoods. They demand a form of changing social awakening.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

Fear is the image of weakness, (fear is) comrade of timidity,the enemy of steadfastness/determination. Fear of death is the cause of every human fear. Who conquers this fear of death,conquers over himself. This person also reaches liberation from the prison of his mind.

Pirapakaran

Iron rusts from disuse; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind

Leonardo da Vinci

The mind of man is capable of anything - because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future.

Joseph Conrad

Affectation is as necessary to the mind as dress is to the body

William Hazlitt

Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding

Lord Chesterfield

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill

Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. In a world where everything is doubtful, and where we may be disappointed, and be blessed in disappointment, why this restless stir and commotion of mind? Can it alter the cause, or unravel the mystery of human events?

Tryon Edwards

Pride slays thanksgiving, but an humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.

Henry Ward Beecher
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