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You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. Marcus Aurelius, emperor
  • strength

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady
  • Gossip

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. Rumi, poet
  • change

Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be. Eckhart Tolle, teacher
  • life

The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. Steve Jobs, businessman
  • change

The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind. Caroline Myss, author
  • soul

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. Henry Ford, industrialist
  • age

To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge. Confucius, philosopher
  • knowledge

The things you think about determine the quality of your mind. Your soul takes on the color of your thoughts. Marcus Aurelius, emperor
  • mind

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. Aristotle, philosopher
  • education

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become. Buddha, leader
  • Thought

Your worst enemies won't harm you as much your own unguarded thoughts. Buddha, leader
  • thoughts

Learn to be silent. Let your quiet mind listen and absorb. Pythagoras, mathematician
  • mind

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment. Marcus Aurelius, emperor
  • attitude

Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days. Zig Ziglar, author
  • mindset

The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.,
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Have a mind that is open to everything, yet attached to nothing. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
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The mind always fail first, not the body. The secret is to make your mind work for you, not against you. Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor
  • achieve

All the gods, all the heavens, all the hells, are within you. Joseph Campbell, author
  • inner

Our bodies are our gardens... our wills are our gardeners. William Shakespeare, dramatist
  • will

Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Napoleon Hill, writer
  • mind

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. Plato, philosopher
  • music

You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past. Richard Bach, novelist
  • inspirational

A mind that has been stretched will never return to it's original dimension. Albert Einstein, physicist
  • mind

Our own limitations are those we set up in our own minds. Napoleon Hill, writer
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You'll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart. George Michael, musician
  • heart

In the small matters trust the mind, in the large ones the heart. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
  • trust

The sweet music of your own joy and success is a cultivation of both the heart and mind. Bryant H. McGill, poet
  • success

A kind heart, an open mind, a willing body and a loving spirit make a powerful person. Susan McCann, singer
  • personality

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman
  • thoughts

To come to your senses you have to go out of your mind. Alan Watts, philosopher
  • mind

Be realistic, demand the impossible. Ernesto Che Guevara,
  • thinking

Learning never exhausts the mind. Leonardo da Vinci, artist
  • learning

Great minds have purposes, little minds have wishes. Washington Irving, writer
  • minds

If my mind can conceive it and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it. Jesse Jackson, activist
  • motivational

What ever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Napoleon Hill, writer
  • Belief

The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence. Thomas Huxley, scientist
  • evidence

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can acheive. Napoleon Hill, writer
  • acheive

Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings Will Smith, actor
  • people

If you take care of your mind, you take care of the world. Arianna Huffington, journalist
  • world

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make our world. Buddha, leader
  • thinking

You must not under any pretense allow your mind to dwell on any thought that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind. Emmet Fox, author
  • positive

A very important thing is not to make up your mind that you are any one thing. Gertrude Stein, author
  • mind

Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. Albert Einstein, physicist
  • age

Vain, very vain is my search to find; that happiness which only centers in the mind. Oliver Goldsmith, poet
  • Mind

I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
  • cleanliness

The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion. Bodhidharma, leader
  • afflictions

The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong. Carl Jung, psychologist
  • between

Hiroshima teaches us that we’re doomed if science progresses but our morals don’t Barack Obama, president
  • science

You can't find stupidity in the forest. Bulgarian proverbs,
  • stupidity

For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you. Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist
  • philosophy

Hawaii is not a state of mind, but a state of grace. Paul Theroux, novelist
  • grace

It is a struggle. But I don't mind. I will just keep fighting on. J. T. Walsh, actor
  • fighting

Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set. Source Unknown,
  • Mind

Your body hears everything your mind says. Naomi Judd, musician
  • health

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

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. Joseph Addison, writer
  • body

Is there no way out of the mind? Sylvia Plath, poet
  • Mind

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

Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind. Earl Nightingale, entertainer
  • Mind

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. Albert Einstein, physicist
  • able

I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect. Alex Grey, artist
  • acknowledge

I think the devil doesn't exist, but man has created him, he has created him in his own image and likeness. Fyodor Dostoyevsky, writer
  • inner

The most complicated achievements of thought are possible without the assistance of consciousness. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
  • Mind

I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls everything. Michael Phelps, swimmer
  • controls

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. Bob Dylan, musician
  • future

If you never change your mind, why have one? Edward De Bono, psychologist
  • Mind

Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events,small minds discuss people. Hyman Rickover, soldier
  • Mind

Despair is a narcotic. It lulls the mind into indifference. Charlie Chaplin, actor
  • despair

Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. Mary Ellen Chase, educator
  • christmas

I don't mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it. Marilyn Monroe, actress
  • living

Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order. John Adams, president
  • Mind

The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
  • Mind

The mind moves in the direction of our currently dominant thoughts Earl Nightingale, entertainer
  • Mind

I was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering. Steven Wright, comedian
  • Mind

Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming. John Wooden, coach
  • become

I'm looking forward to influencing others in a positive way. My message is you can do anything if you just put your mind to it. Justin Bieber, musician
  • positive

The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind. Paracelsus, scientist
  • art

To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure. J. K. Rowling, author
  • adventure

We humans have lost the wisdom of genuinely resting and relaxing. We worry too much. We don't allow our bodies to heal, and we don't allow our minds and hearts to heal. Thich Nhat Hanh,
  • wisdom

Have a strong mind and a soft heart. Anthony D'Angelo,
  • Mind

The Brain is wider than the sky-. Emily Dickinson, poet
  • Mind

A mind grows by what it feeds on. Josiah Gilbert Holland,
  • Mind

Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
  • Mind

The dream is to keep surprising yourself, never mind the audience. Tom Hiddleston, actor
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I just love creating an environment where people can open up and say what's on their mind and in their heart. Elizabeth Berkley, actress
  • creating

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. F. Scott Fitzgerald, author
  • intelligence

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

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself. Albert Camus, philosopher
  • intelligence

Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind. F. Scott Fitzgerald, author
  • communication

Strength is a matter of the made-up mind. John Beecher, poet
  • matter

Faith and doubt cannot exist in the same mind at the same time, for one will dispel the other. Thomas S. Monson, clergyman
  • dispel

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes, rather than their minds. Will Durant, historian
  • Mind

Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive. Napoleon Hill, writer
  • Mind

There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge. Napoleon Hill, writer
  • Mind

All the resources we need are in the mind Theodore Roosevelt, president
  • Mind

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. Calvin Coolidge, president
  • christmas

To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. Buddha, leader
  • keep

The mind is the result of the torments the flesh undergoes or inflicts upon itself. E. M. Cioran,
  • Mind

Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity; but strong and deep ones have two high tides. David Hare, playwright
  • Mind

Remember, when life's path is steep, to keep your mind even. Horace, poet
  • Mind

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to. Khalil Gibran, poet
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Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevents evil from arising in either. Bodhidharma, leader
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You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind. Joyce Meyer, author
  • mind

The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend. Henri Bergson, philosopher
  • Mind

A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones. Lord Chesterfield, statesman
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As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself. Leonardo DaVinci, painter
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Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm. Robert Louis Stevenson, writer
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He who has a mind to do mischief will always find a pretense. Publilius Syrus, writer
  • Mind

Nature abhors a vacuum. When a head lacks brains, nature fills it with conceit. Source Unknown,
  • Mind

Mind moves matter. Virgil, poet
  • Mind

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. Mark Twain, author
  • age

Discipline strengthens the mind so that it becomes impervious to the corroding influence of fear. Bernard Law Montgomery, soldier
  • becomes

It's all in the mind. George Harrison, musician
  • beatles

You can't know your real mind as long as you deceive yourself. Bodhidharma, leader
  • deceive

The true sound and strong mind is the one that can embrace equally great and small things. Johnson,
  • Mind

We must combine the toughness of the serpent with the softness of the dove, a tough mind and a tender heart. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader
  • Mind

A girl with brains ought to do something with them besides think. Anita Loos, writer
  • Mind

'Tis the mind that makes the body rich. William Shakespeare, dramatist
  • Mind

The water we drink has to be purified, but look at the trash we feed our minds. Source Unknown,
  • Mind

What you THINK about reveals what you ARE. Sometimes we need to do a check-up from the neck-up. Source Unknown,
  • Mind

The possession of anything begins in the mind. Bruce Lee, actor
  • anything

I feel like my mind is a little quieter when I exercise. Kelly Ripa, entertainer
  • exercise

We do not choose the day of our birth nor may we choose the day of our death, yet choice is the sovereign faculty of the mind. Thornton Wilder, novelist
  • birth

Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears. Gillian Anderson, actress
  • action

Whoever controls the media, controls the mind. Jim Morrison, musician
  • controls

Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realised that the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity. Surrealism to me is reality. John Lennon, musician
  • effect

Maybe I wanted to hear it so badly that my ears betrayed my mind in order to secure my heart. Margaret Cho, comedian
  • badly

Irony is the hygiene of the mind. Elizabeth Bibesco, poet
  • Mind

Man's mind is not a container to be filled but rather a fire to be kindled. Dorothea Brande,
  • Mind

We cannot see things that stare us in the face until the hour comes that the mind is ripened. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Mind

The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean pool of subconscious from which it rises. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
  • Mind

Our minds should not be empty because if they are not preoccupied by good, evil will break in upon them. Johnson,
  • Mind

The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness. Abraham Maslow, psychologist
  • Mind

Like swift water an active mind never stagnates. Source Unknown,
  • Mind

One dull pencil is worth two sharp minds. Source Unknown,
  • Mind

Prosperity begins with a state of mind. Source Unknown,
  • Mind

Thinking doesn't seem to help very much. The human brain is too high-powered to have many practical uses in this particular universe. Kurt Vonnegut, author
  • Mind

The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul. Alfred Adler, psychologist
  • being

For millions of men and women, the church has been the hospital for the soul, the school for the mind and the safe depository for moral ideas. Gerald R. Ford, president
  • church

A million thoughts went through my mind. What little mind I have. Fuzzy Zoeller, athlete
  • little

In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self. William Penn, leader
  • beauty

I have that thing in my stomach where I just need to keep striving for things. In my mind, I want the fairy tale. January Jones, actress
  • fairy

True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. William Penn, leader
  • health

If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad. Lord Byron, poet
  • empty

Musical ideas sprang to my mind like a flight of butterflies, and all I had to do was to stretch out my hand to catch them. Charles Gounod, composer
  • butterflies

It's good to keep in mind that prominence is always a mix of hard work, eloquence in your practice, good timing and fortuitous social relations. Everything can't be personalized. Barbara Kruger, artist
  • eloquence

Yes, I do often write poems from the mind, but I hope I don't ignore feelings and emotions. Anne Stevenson, poet
  • emotions

The human mind is like a TV set. When it goes blank, it's a good idea to turn off the sound. Anonymous,
  • Mind

What impresses men is not mind, but the result of mind. Walter Bagehot, author
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