Out of sight, out of mind. The absent are always in the wrong.— Thomas Kempis
Killer Absent Minded quotations
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.
Meditation and water are wedded for ever.
It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to strike a defenseless one. Only the ignorant and narrow-minded gossip, for they speak of persons instead of things.
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
I must be getting absent-minded. Whenever I complain that things aren't what they used to be, I always forget to include myself.
[W]hen the mind is really absent, in that silence, in that unlimited space, your potential starts glowing, radiating, flowering. Suddenly you are full of cherry blossoms, a new presence, a new fragrance.
Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absent-minded.
Someone sober will worry about events going badly. Let the lover be.
It is when you finally learn that your are all in your mind that your real life begins.
I just remembered that I'm absent minded... wait, I mean I lost my mind, I can't find it.
I am not absentminded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else.
The secret motive of the absent-minded is to be innocent while guilty.
Absent-mindedness is spurious innocence.
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
I believe in the gods; or rather I believe that I believe in the gods. But I don't believe that they are great brooding presences watching over us; I believe they are completely absent minded.
I hated school so intensely. It interfered with my freedom. I avoided the discipline by an elaborate technique of being absent-minded during classes.
I once absent-mindedly ordered Three Mile Island dressing in a restaurant and, with great presence of mind, they brought Thousand Island Dressing and a bottle of chili sauce.
If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.
The brightest star on a cloudless night Some kind of miracle, almost empty sky.
.. Just as the bite of the blade wakes the absent mind There's time to dream and there's time to open your eyes
The Judo pupil, therefore, must cultivate his mind;
he must never feel fear, never lose his temper, never be off his guard; but he must be cool and calm, though not absent-minded; he must act as quick as thought, according to circumstances. He must also be dexterous as well as bold both in attack and in defense.
A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten.
Some of us are gourmets, some gourmands, and a good many take their images precooked out of a can and swallow them down whole, absent-mindedly and with little relish.
Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.
There is a notion that creative people are absent-minded, reckless, heedless of social customs and obligations. It is, hopefully, true for they are in another world altogether.
Give me the right word and the right accent and I will move the world.
The very serpents bite their tails; the bees forget to sting, For a language so celestial setteth up a wondering. And the touch of absent mindedness is more than any line, Since direction counts for nothing when the gods set up a sign.
If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.
When the imagination sleeps, words are emptied of their meaning: a deaf population absent-mindedly registers the condemnation of a man. ... there is no other solution but to speak out and show the obscenity hidden under the verbal cloak.
Do not talk to me of Archimedes' lever.
He was an absent-minded person with a mathematical imagination. Mathematics commands my respect, but I have no use for engines. Give me the right word and the right accent and I will move the world.
Mathematics commands all my respect, but I have no use for engines.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Mr. Speaker, a new report says only 7% of scientists believe in God. That is right. And the reason they gave was that the scientists are "super smart". Unbelievable. Most of these absent-minded professors cannot find the toilet.
The sign work of the Orient it runneth up and down;
The Talmud stalks from right to left, a rabbi in a gown; The Roman rolls from left to right from Maytime unto May; But the gods shake up their symbols in an absent-minded way. Their language runs to circles like the language of the eyes, Emphasised by strange dilations with little panting sighs.
The Fates, like an absent-minded printer, seldom allow a single line to stand perfect and unmarred.
Your strongest muscle
Though the dungeon, the scourge, and the executioner be absent, the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows.
To those who say that they are Christian and gay, what we must keep in mind is that absent in that kind of lifestyle is a call to holiness, a call to celibacy and integrity. Obviously, it is a capitulation toward one's desires and the sexual sins that the Bible so strongly condemns.
Beauty is and always is. You are absent. Why are you absent? Again your robot mind is the problem. It will not stay still and you cannot make it stay still. It is your master and it separates you from beauty and God.
Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.
The absent are always in the wrong
Slothful, feeble, pretentious, pedantic, elitist - these are some of the epithets that eventually become associated with the absent minded scholar, the poor sighted reader, the book worm, the nerd.
When somewhat at a distance, I cannot hear the high tones of instruments, voices. In speaking, it is not surprising that there are people who have never noticed it, for as a rule I am absent-minded, and they account for it in that way.
Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.
Writing, the art of communicating thoughts to the mind through the eye, is the great invention of the world.
I felt dumb and subdued. Every time I tried to concentrate, my mind glided off, like a skater, into a large empty space, and pirouetted there, absently.
This...is the surer, safer, saner way of meditation. For, when the mind is absent from the body it is present with thy Lord, thy purposes, thy hopes.
Most of my decisions in life seem absent-minded but inevitable.
The best generals I have known were... stupid or absent-minded men. Not only does a good army commander not need any special qualities, on the contrary he needs the absence of the highest and best human attributes -- love, poetry, tenderness, and philosophic inquiring doubt. He should be limited, firmly convinced that what he is doing is very important (otherwise he will not have sufficient patience), and only then will he be a brave leader. God forbid that he should be humane, should love, or pity, or think of what is just and unjust.