Quotes: mind

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  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
    Cato the Elder
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    Anger so clouds the mind, that it cannot perceive the truth.
  • Billie Burke
    Billie Burke
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    A woman past forty should make up her mind to be young; not her face.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
    James Allen
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    Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
    Marcel Proust
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    All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
    Calvin Coolidge
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    Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
  • Sri Swami Sivananda
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    Indian arts 1887-
    Sri Swami Sivananda
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    A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
  • Georges Bataille
    Georges Bataille
    French Novelist, Critic 1897-1962
    Georges Bataille
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    A judgment about life has no meaning except the truth of the one who speaks last, and the mind is at ease only at the moment when everyone is shouting at once and no one can hear a thing.
  • Ralph Waldo Trine
    Ralph Waldo Trine
    American writer
    Ralph Waldo Trine
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    A miracle is nothing more or less than this. Anyone who has come into a knowledge of his true identity, of his oneness with the all-pervading wisdom and power, this makes it possible for laws higher than the ordinary mind knows of to be revealed to him.
  • A small mind is obstinate. A great mind can lead and be led.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face.
  • Publilius Syrus
    Publilius Syrus
    Syrian poet 1e century BC
    Publilius Syrus
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    At daybreak, when loath to rise, have this thought in thy mind: I am rising for a man's work.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Bodily labor alleviates the pains of the mind and from this arises the happiness of the poor.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Composition is, for the most part, an effort of slow diligence and steady perseverance, to which the mind is dragged by necessity or resolution, and from which the attention is every moment starting to more delightful amusements.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Considered logically this concept is not identical with the totality of sense impressions referred to; but it is an arbitrary creation of the human (or animal) mind.
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