Stumble this Tweet This Facebook share
DIGG this reddit this Email this

Enter one or two keywords and/or an author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain

Words of Wisdom Quotes
Words of Wisdom Quotes | Funny Words of Wisdom | Favorite Quotes
Inspirational Thoughts | Search | About
Topics: A- B- Ca- Co- D- E- F- G- H- I- J-K-L M- N-O Pa- Pr- Q-R Sa- Sk- T- U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Wise Quotes about the Mind

May you find great value in these Mind quotes and sayings.

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Favorite-Quotes

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

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

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

 

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

Dare to be naive.
- Buckminster Fuller

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

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

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

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

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

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

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind -
A Mind is Only Useful When Tamed..
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Maintain a balance between skepticism and faith.
Maintain a beginner mind. Be open to possibility.
Don't give in to skepticism,
but don't give in to fantasy either.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth
than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

A chief event of life is the day in which
we have encountered a mind that startled us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

This moment! - this here-now - is forgotten
when you start thinking in terms of achieving something.
When the achieving mind arises,
you lose contact with the paradise you are in.
- Osho

Your thoughts create your reality.
Your mind is more powerful than you know.
- Neale Donald Walsch

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

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

Words are a lens to focus one's mind.
- Ayn Rand

If you are absolutely without mind,
just pure consciousness,
time stops completely,
disappears,
leaving no trace behind.
- Osho

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

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

If you want peace, stop fighting.
If you want peace of mind,
stop fighting with your thoughts.
- Peter McWilliams

Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
- Henry David Thoreau

A mind that is stretched by a new experience
an never go back to its old dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers,
but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.
- Antony Jay

When you become centered, suddenly there is great freedom
because you know you are not the mind and you are not the body.
- Osho

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

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

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

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

To manage your mind,
know that there is nothing,
and then relinquish all attachment to nothingness.
- Lao Tzu

One cannot have a mind that is empty of all thoughts,
but one can have a mind that is content with
whatever thoughts fill it at the moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As every divided kingdom falls,
so every mind divided between
many studies confounds and saps itself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

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

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

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

You can conquer almost any fear
if you will only make up your mind to do so.
For remember, fear doesn't exist
anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

Looking at a sunset, just for a second
you forget your separateness:
you are the sunset.
That is the moment when you feel the beauty of it.
But the moment you say that it is a beautiful sunset,
you are no longer feeling it;
you have come back to your separate,
enclosed entity of the ego.
Now the mind is speaking.
- Osho

I confess that there is nothing to teach:
no religion, no science, no writings
which will lead your mind back to Spirit.
Today I speak this way, tomorrow that,
but always the Path is beyond words and beyond mind.
- Lao Tzu
(paraphrase)

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind,
than on outward circumstances.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

Success is a state of mind.
If you want success,
start thinking of yourself as a success.
- Joyce Brothers

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind
... Don't Let It Poison Your Day.
Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind
... the Antidote is Perspective.
Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind
... Your Mind is Only Useful When Tamed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How different our lives are when we
really know what is deeply important to us,
and keeping that picture in mind,
we manage ourselves each day
to be and to do what really matters most
- Stephen Covey

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

If the mind wants to comprehend reality,
it will have to come out of the past and the future.
But coming out of the past and the future,
it is no longer the mind at all.
Hence the insistence of all the great masters of the world
that the door to reality is no-mind.
- Osho

There is no limit to what a man can do
or where he can go,
if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
- Robert Woodruff

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

If you paint in your mind a picture of
bright and happy expectations,
you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Mind is repetitive, mind always moves in circles.
Mind is a mechanism: you feed it with knowledge,
it repeats the same knowledge,
it goes on chewing the same knowledge again and again.
No-mind is clarity, purity, innocence.
No-mind is the real way to live,
the real way to know, the real way to be.
- Osho

Just one quality of the Buddha has to be remembered.
He consists only of one quality: witnessing.
This small word witnessing contains the whole of spirituality.
Witness that you are not the body.
Witness that you are not the mind.
Witness that you are only a witness.
As the witnessing deepens,
you start becoming drunk with the divine.
That is what is called ecstasy.
- Osho

The mind exists in time, in fact the mind is time;
it exists in the past and the future.
And remember, time consists of only two tenses,
the past and the future.
The present is not part of time,
the present is part of eternity.
- Osho

"Beginner Mind" is a Zen Buddhist term
that describes moving past our assumptions
of the nature of our life,
and really SEEING our surroundings -
especially the people we interact with -
with new eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Learn to do common things uncommonly well;
we must always keep in mind that anything
that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
- George Washington Carver

Never mind what others do;
do better than yourself,
beat your own record from day to day,
and you are a success.
- William J. H. Boetcker

When a man you like switches from what
he said a year ago, or four years ago,
he is a broad-minded person who has courage enough
to change his mind with changing conditions.
When a man you don't like does it,
he is a liar who has broken his promise.
- Franklin Pierce Adams

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

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks
in great and honorable courses
with a sure hope and trust in itself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
is more important than any other one thing.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

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

Nothing is at last sacred, but the integrity of your own mind.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whatever the mind can conceive and believe,
it can achieve.
- Napoleon Hill

You will never do anything in this world without courage.
It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
- James Allen

Begin with the end in mind.
- Stephen Covey


Thank you for visiting: Wise Quotes about the Mind.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

 



Join over 80,000 subscribers

Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.
 


All materials & writings are copyright © Jonathan Lockwood Huie, except for quotes and other specifically identified material which belong to their respective copyright holders if applicable.