Mind Quotes

There is no real elevation of mind in a contempt of little things. It is, on the contrary, from too narrow views that we consider those things of little importance, which have, in fact, such extensive consequences.

Francis De S. Fenelon

When indignation takes possession of his mind - and it is easily excited - his disposition becomes malevolent. He hates with the bitterest contempt. But as soon as he has indulged those feelings, he regains the humanity which he had lost - from the immediate impulse of provocation - and repents deeply. So that his mind is continually making the most sudden transitions - from good to evil, from evil to good. A state of such perpetual tumult must be attended with the misery of restless inconsistency. He laments his want of tranquillity and speaks of the power of application to composing studies, as a blessing placed beyond his attainment, which he regrets.

Annabella Milbanke

Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing ones mind.

W. Somerset Maugham

No well-informed person ever imputed inconsistency to another for changing his mind.

Cicero

The speed of the human mind is remarkable. So is its inability to face the obvious.

SIMON MAWER

Our treasure lies in the beehives of our knowledge. We are perpetually on our way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind. The only thing that lies close to our heart is the desire to bring something home to the hive.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the moments thereof are kept and preserved.

Thomas Fuller

Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved.

Thomas Fuller

The power of Thought, the magic of the Mind!

Lord Byron

Perhaps my only secret is that I always bear in mind what my father said: "Do the smallest things in daily routine with enthusiasm and sincerity."

Nerrisa Ng

The cumulative power of doing things the same way every day seems to be a way of saying to the mind: You're going to be dreaming soon.

Stephen King

Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness

Jim Rohn

The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.

Carl Jung

Nurture your mind with great thoughts.

Benjamin Disraeli

Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.

David Hume

Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts

Marcus Aurelius

If we keep an open mind, too much is likely to fall into it.

Natalie Clifford Barney

There are two things over which you have complete dominion, authority and control your mind and your mouth

African Proverb

Have a variety of interests. These interests relax the mind and lessen tension on the nervous system. People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.

George Matthew Allen

Don't let your mind bully your body into believing it must carry the burden of its worries.

Astrid Alauda

Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it.

Brian Tracy

Absence of occupation is not rest; / A mind quite vacant is a mind distress'd.

William Cowper

A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.

George Matthew Adams
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