quote by Eleanor Roosevelt

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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Small minds quote Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss peo

Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.

Small nations are like indecently dressed women. They tempt the evil-minded.

A small group of determined and like-minded people can change the course of history.

Small minds quote Don't let small mind convince you that your dreams are too big.

Don't let small mind convince you that your dreams are too big.

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In the small matters trust the mind, in the large ones the heart.

Only small minds want always to be right.

Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.

Small minds quote Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; small minds discuss peo

Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

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We are dominated by the relatively small number of persons who understand the mental processes and social patterns of the masses. It is they who pull the wires which control the public mind.

How remarkable we are in our ability to hide things from ourselves - our conscious minds only a small portion of our actual minds, jellyfish floating on a vast dark sea of knowing and deciding.

You can pray while you work. Work doesn't stop prayer and prayer doesn't stop work. It requires only that small raising of the mind to him: I love you God, I trust you, I believe in you, I need you now. Small things like that. They are wonderful prayers.

Small minds quote Don't let small minds convince you that your dreams are too big.

Don't let small minds convince you that your dreams are too big.

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You can't tell big dreams to small minded people.

Help young people. Help small guys. Because small guys will be big. Young people will have the seeds you bury in their minds, and when they grow up, they will change the world.

The world is waiting for you to wake up to the person you are called to be.

Stop listening to the negative inner conversation that's causing you to play small. Focus your mind on positive thoughts, possibilities and solutions that can move you forward. Tap into your creativity and determination and stay busy. Stay focused.

If you think you can't, you're right.

How can great minds be produced in a country where the test of great minds is agreeing in the opinion of small minds?

Do not be small minded. Do not pray for gourds and pumpkins from God, when you should be asking for pure love and pure knowledge to dawn within every heart.

Ever wonder what crime you committed that you are confined to a small enclosure above your sinuses, under permanent skull arrest?

For so long as the Jew has even one ally, he will be convinced - in his smallness of mind - that his salvation came from that ally. It is only when he is alone - against all of his own efforts and frantic attempts - that he will, through no choice, be compelled to turn to G-d.

Remember this son, if you forget everything else.

A poet is a musician who can't sing. Words have to find a man's mind before they can touch his heart. And, some men's minds are woeful small targets. Music touches their hearts directly, no matter how small or stubborn the mind of the man who listens.

Every achievement, big or small, begins in your mind.

Television is a triumph of equipment over people, and the minds that control it are so small that you could put them in a gnat's navel with room left over for two caraway seeds and an agent's heart.

Language is surely too small a vessel to contain these emotions of mind and body that have somehow awakened a response in the spirit.

My mind has been the most discontented and restless one that ever was put into a body too small for it.... I never felt my mind repose upon anything with complete and undistracted enjoyment- upon no person but you. When you are in the room my thoughts never fly out of window: you always concentrate my whole senses

They never tell a lie, not a small fabrication, not a partial truth, nor any gross unreal statement. No lies at all, so they have nothing to hide. They are a group of people who are not afraid to have their minds open.

The truly scientific mind is altogether unafraid of the new, and while having no mercy for ideas which have served their turn or shown their uselessness, it will not grudge to any unfamiliar conception its moment of full and friendly attention, hoping to expand rather than to minimize what small core of usefulness it may happen to contain.

Just because someone's a member of an ethnic minority doesn't mean they're not a nasty small-minded little jerk [...]

A small mind is obstinate. A great mind can lead and be led.

To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.

The true purpose of Zen is to see things as they are, to observe things as they are, and to let everything go as it goes. Zen practice is to open up our small mind.

The conscious life of the mind is of small importance in comparison with its unconscious life.

Nothing limits achievement like small thinking;

nothing expands possibilities like unleashed imagination.

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

Small minds select narrow roads; expand your mental vision and take to the broad road of helpfulness, compassion and service.

It is no small mischief to a boy, that many of the best years of his life should be devoted to the learning of what can never be of any real use to any human being. His mind is necessarily rendered frivolous and superficial by the long habit of attaching importance to words instead of things; to sound instead of sense.

Don't let small minded people dictate how you should look and be free.

The eye cannot see it; the mind cannot grasp it. The deathless Self (the Supreme Soul or God) has neither caste nor race, Neither eyes, nor ears, nor hands, nor feet, Sages, this Self is infinite, present in the great and in the small, Everlasting and changeless, the source of life.

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