Every morning I spend fifteen minutes filling my mind full of God - so there's no room left for worry thing thoughts.
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
In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared mind.
It is the mind that makes the body.
Plant the seed of desire in your mind and it forms a nucleus with power to attract to itself everything needed for its fulfillment.
When your mind becomes fixed on Me, you shall overcome all difficulties by My grace. But, if you do not listen to Me due to ego, you shall perish.
To be identified with your mind is to be trapped in time: the compulsion to live almost exclusively through memory and anticipation.
The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.
Have a strong mind and a soft heart.
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
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
Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless - like water. Now you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup, you put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, you put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.
The only real elegance is in the mind; if you've got that, the rest really comes from it.
A weapon is a device for making your enemy change his mind.ć
To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being. I should be unwilling to take the life of a lamb for the sake of the human body.
The racing driver's mind has to have the ability to have amazing anticipation, coordination, and reflex. Because of the speed the car goes.
Little by little, through patience and repeated effort, the mind will become stilled in the Self.
Fanaticism soberly defined, is the false fire of an over heated mind.
Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
I don't mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.
Strength of mind is exercise, not rest.
Frank and explicit--that is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and confuse the minds of others.
Delusion arises from anger. The mind is bewildered by delusion. Reasoning is destroyed when the mind is bewildered. One falls down when reasoning is destroyed.
When delusions are absent, the mind is the land of buddhas. When delusions are present, the mind is hell. Mortals create delusions. And by using the mind to give birth to mind they always find themselves in hell. Bodhisattvas see through delusions. And by not using the mind to give birth to mind they always find themselves in the land of buddhas. If you don't use your mind to create mind, every state of mind is empty and every thought is still. You go from one buddha-land to another. If you use your mind to create mind, every state of mind is disturbed and every thought is in motion. You go from one hell to the next.
Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind.