Mind Quotes

I don't understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine's Day. When I think about romance, the last thing on my mind is a short, chubby toddler coming at me with a weapon.

Unknown

Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind.

Leonardo da Vinci

Knowledge is inherent in man; no knowledge comes from outside; it is all inside. We say Newton discovered gravitation. Was it sitting anywhere waiting for him? It was in his own mind; the time came and he found it out. All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind. The external world is simply the suggestion, the occasion, which sets you to study your own mind.

Swami Vivekananda

There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.

Albert Einstein

I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A woman's mind is affected by the meanest gifts.

Titus Livy

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Aristotle

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm S. Forbes

The whole object of education is...to develop the mind. The mind should be a thing that works.

Sherwood Anderson

The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity

Edmund Burke

Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.

Samuel Johnson

I've found that worry and irritation vanish into thin air the moment I open my mind to the many blessings I possess.

Dale Carnegie 1888

Happiness is not a matter of events; it depends upon the tides of the mind.

Alice Meynell

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.... Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture ... Do not build obstacles in your imagination ... Do not be awestruck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can.

Norman Vincent Peale 1898

Be a good human being, a warm-hearted affectionate person. That is my fundamental belief. Having a sense of caring, a feeling of compassion will bring happiness of peace of mind to oneself and automatically create a positive atmosphere.

Dalai Lama 1935

Always direct your thoughts to those truths that will give you confidence, hope, joy, love, thanksgiving, and turn away your mind from those that inspire you with fear, sadness, depression.

Bertrand Wilbertforce

All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?

Buddha 563BC

The best preservative to keep the mind on health is the faithful admonition of a friend.

Francis Bacon, Sr.

No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man... It is more powerful than external circumstances.

Seneca

I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.

Rosa Parks

Happiness is not a matter of events; it depends upon the tides of the mind.

Alice Meynell

Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.

Mary Ellen Chase
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