Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart.
One mind can think only of its own questions; it rarely surprises itself.
Orson Scott Card
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions.
Every reader, if he has a strong mind, reads himself into the book, and amalgamates his thoughts with those of the author
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
To control your life, control your mind. To control your mind, control your breath.
I don't mind dying before you do. In fact, I rather prefer it that way.
It is man's own fault, it is from want of use, if his mind grows torpid in old age.
But if nothing but soul, or in soul mind, is qualified to count, it is impossible for there to be time unless there is soul, but only that of which time is an attribute, i.e. if change can exist without soul.
If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it....
It is natural for the mind to believe and for the will to love; so that, for want of true objects, they must attach themselves to false.
To assert in any case that a man must be absolutely cut off from society because he is absolutely evil amounts to saying that society is absolutely good, and no-one in his right mind will believe this today.
No sooner have you feasted on beauty with your eyes than your mind tells you that beauty is vain and beauty passes.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocre minds. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
I must have a prodigious amount of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up!
Only a philosopher's mind grows wings, since its memory always keeps it as close as possible to those realities by being close to which the gods are divine.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I must have a prodigious quantity of mind it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Atheism shows strength of mind, but only to a certain degree.
To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.
Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion has no hold on the mind. Therefore do not use compulsion, but let early education be a sort of amusement; you will then be better able to discover the child's natural bent.
Pain: an uncomfortable frame of mind that may have a physical basis in something that is being done to the body, or may be purely mental, caused by the good fortune of others.
Through the practice of meditation, of calming and focusing our mind, as well as developing greater clarity and a sense of awareness, we train ourselves to recognize the wealth that was already there - the very wealth others fail to recognize.
He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
Never allow your mind to wander untamed like a wild animal that exists on the basis of survival of the fittest. Tame your mind with consistent focus on your goals and desires.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, gaiety and life to everything. It is the essence of order and lends to all that is good and just and beautiful.
Minds differ still more than faces.
The empowered mind allows problems to seed personal growth.
Every revolution was first a thought in one man's mind.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.
Never let anybody guess that you have a mind of your own. Above all be pure
If one harbors anywhere in one's mind a nationalistic loyalty or hatred, certain facts, though in a sense known to be true, are inadmissable.
The hippo of recollection stirred in the muddy waters of the mind.
The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
It is well known to all experienced minds that our firmest convictions are often dependent on subtle impressions for which words are quite too coarse a medium.
Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.