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God's most lordly gift to man is decency of mind.

As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.

Helen Keller

Modern cynics and skeptics see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage, than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing.

The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.

I must have a prodigious quantity of mind, it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.

The power of Thought the magic of the Mind!

As every divided kingdom falls so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.

We are able to find everything in our memory, which is like a dispensary or chemical laboratory in which chance steers our hand sometimes to a soothing drug, and sometimes to a dangerous poison.

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.

Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you, as by the attitude you bring to life, not so much by what happens to you, as by the way your mind looks at what happens.

Purification of the mind is attained through humility, integrity and a sense of justice.

That in the soul which is called the mind is, before it thinks, not actually any real thing.

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.

To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.

One who drinks the nectar of the Good Law lives happily with a tranquil mind. The wise man ever delights in the Dhamma as realized by the Noble Ones.

Despair is a narcotic. It lulls the mind into indifference.

The energy of the mind is the essence of life.

Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart.

Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy - in fact, they are almost incompatible; one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.

Robert A. Heinlein

Any system of religion that has anything in it that shocks the mind of a child cannot be true.

The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.

Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously and accepting both of them.

George Orwell

Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments.

A mind lively and at ease, can do with seeing nothing, and can see nothing that does not answer.

Jane Austen

I am of a healthy long lived race, and our minds improve with age.

The main object of teaching is not to give explanations, but to knock at the doors of the mind.

The tendency in modern civilization is to make the world uniform... Let the mind be universal. The individual should not be sacrifice

Those who really seek the path to Enlightenment dictate terms to their mind. Then they proceed with strong determination.

Ignorance is the night of the mind, a night without moon or star.

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all

The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

I don't think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking theres some kind of change.

You learned people and artists have, no doubt, all sorts of superior things in your heads; but you're human beings like the rest of us, and we, too, have our dreams and fancies.

Herman Hesse

If with a pure mind a person speaks or acts, happiness follows them like a never-departing shadow.


'Tis the sharpness of our mind that gives the edge to our pains and pleasures.

Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels or any other way you can manage it.

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

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind, he can find the way to Enlightenment and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.

A healthy body is the best container for a healthy mind. A healthy heart is the temple of God.

A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another.

Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.

Emotionally in our minds we get so filled with resentments, where we've got a story about absolutely everything.

Though the dungeon, the scourge and the executioner be absent, the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows.

A wise man should not reveal his loss of wealth, the vexation of his mind, the misconduct of his own wife, base words spoken by others, and disgrace that has befallen him.

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.

Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind, and I like to write standing up.

All things can corrupt when minds are prone to evil.

Games lubricate the body and the mind.

In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible.

Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.


In the choice between changing ones mind and proving there's no need to do so, most people get busy on the proof.

To keep the body in good health is a duty, for otherwise we shall not be able to trim the lamp of wisdom and keep our mind strong and clear. Water surrounds the lotus flower, but does not wet its petals.


There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge and they return benefits, not because recompense is a pleasure, but because obligation is a pain.

He who has really set his mind on virtue will do no evil.


It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature.

Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart.

Fancy and Fantasy rule the mind of man. You desire one thing in the morning, at noon you change over to something else. That desire will not persist until evening. If your desire is fulfilled you praise God and parade your devotion. But if it does not prevail you throw God overboard and parade your disbelief!

When a person has a gun, sometimes their mind clicks that this thing will win arguments and straighten people out.

It is the mark of an instructed mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision to which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness when only an approximation of the truth is possible.

Seek ye first the good things of the mind and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt.

The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think -- rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with the thoughts of other men.

'Tis education forms the common mind, just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.

A multitude of causes, unknown to former times, are now acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion, to reduce it to a state of almost savage torpor.

We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.


There's no art to find the mind's construction in the face.

Activity must be dedicated to God, the Highest Good. Then it will provide health to body and mind.

Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh.

The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body, after all imaginable care has been taken to heal them up, still there will be a scar left behind, and they are in continual danger of breaking the skin and bursting out again.

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.

Genuine ignorance is... profitable, because it is likely to be accompanied by humility, curiosity and open mindedness, whereas ability to repeat catch-phrases, cant terms, familiar propositions, gives the conceit of learning and coats the mind with varnish waterproof to new ideas.

John Dewey

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds.

There is something more - the spirit or the soul. I think that that quality encourages our courtesy and care and our minds. And mercy and identity.

Maya Angelou

I feel like some of my baby fat is going away and that's not just physically, it's psychologically. I think that your body is in tune with your mind and your spirituality and your heart. If things are going better I just think you look better.

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

All acts of living become bad by ten things and by avoiding the ten things they become good. There are three evils of the body, four evils of the tongue and three evils of the mind.


The man who never in his mind and thoughts travel'd to heaven is no artist.

Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless winged and unconfined and breaks all chains from every mind.

William Shakespeare

Those whose minds are well fixed upon the elements of enlightenment, who without hankering after anything glory in renunciation, whose biases are extinguished, who are full of light -  they indeed have attained the bliss of nirvana in this very world.



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