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Minds Quotes and Sayings
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A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Related topics: Wisdom

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
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Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Men are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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.
- The Buddha

Great minds discuss ideas;
average minds discuss events;
small minds discuss people.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Little minds have little worries,
big minds have no time for worries.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

NECESSITY and URGENCY are twin poisons of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

Know that joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

Power is not alluring to pure minds.
- Thomas Jefferson

If we would guide by the light of reason
we must let our minds be bold.
- Louis D. Brandeis

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

Progress is impossible without change,
and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
- George Bernard Shaw

The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people
is that they trigger confusion in us
that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves,
we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
- Pema Chodron

TIME is poisonous construct of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.
- John F. Kennedy

The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Answers of Spirit are far more powerful
than the Questions of our small minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The whole art of teaching is only the art
of awakening the natural curiosity
of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
- Anatole France

I am still amazed at how big, how enormous
a love and mystery God is -
and how small are the minds
that attempt to corral
this life force into rules and taboos,
cults and sects.
- Bono

TIME is yet another poisonous construct
of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How does so much gossip fit in such small minds?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is curious to observe what different
ideals of happiness people cherish,
and in what singular places they look
for this well-spring of their life.
Many look for it in the hoarding of riches,
some in the pride of power,
and others in the achievements of art and literature;
a few seek it in the exploration of their own minds,
or in search for knowledge.
- Helen Keller

It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion
will legislate its creed into law
if it acquires the political power to do so,
and will follow it by suppressing opposition,
subverting all education to seize early the minds of the young,
and by killing, locking up, or driving underground all heretics.
- Robert Heinlein

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To the mind that is still,
the whole universe surrenders.
- Lao Tzu

The human mind is our fundamental resource.
- John F. Kennedy

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands:
not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.
- Colin Wilson

Iron rusts from disuse;
water loses its purity from stagnation...
even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
- Leonardo da Vinci

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

The moment we want to believe something,
we suddenly see all the arguments for it,
and become blind to the arguments against it.
- George Bernard Shaw

The key to forgiveness is to forgive from the heart -
not from the mind.
- Sheri Rosenthal

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous
than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dare to be naive.
- Buckminster Fuller

The most dangerous phrase in the language is,
"We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
May your essence be the nectar of the open blossom of your joy.
May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
- Michel de Montaigne

One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light,
but by making the darkness conscious.
- Carl Jung

Often, we get stuck on a question
for which we can't find an acceptable answer.
That is a good time to consider asking a different question.
Every question is based on some assumptions -
usually invisible assumptions that we don't see, unless we go looking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
- William Butler Yeats

No problem can be solved from the same level
of consciousness that created it.
- Albert Einstein

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as
your own unguarded thoughts.
- The Buddha

Life does not consist mainly,
or even largely, of facts or happenings.
It consist mainly of the storm of thoughts
that is forever flowing through one's head.
- Mark Twain

The moment a person forms a theory,
his imagination sees in every object
only the traits which favor that theory.
- Thomas Jefferson

The highest possible stage in moral culture
is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
- Charles Darwin

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

Approach life with an Open Mind,
Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can do anything you put your mind to.
- Anonymous

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

The mind is everything.
What you think you become.
- The Buddha

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 up obstacles in your imagination.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Mind what people do, not only what they say,
for deeds will betray a lie.
- Terry Goodkind

Other people do not have to change
for us to experience peace of mind.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Dream with Powerful Vision:
I open my mind to Spirit,
and trust my intuition to deliver inspiring visions of my future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I lay aside the battles within my own mind,
and grant myself peace.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

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

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe,
that lures him to evil ways.
- The Buddha

Resistance creates suffering.
Stress happens when your mind resists what is.
The only problem in your life
is your mind's resistance to life as it unfolds.
- Dan Millman


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