Quotations on Mind

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The part of me which wanders through my mind and never sees or feels actual objects, but which lives in and moves through my passions and my emotions, experiences this world as a horrible nightmare.
- Jack Henry Abbott
(Keywords: Emotions, Mind, World)

I don't remember what was going through my mind, but what was going through my body was fear and terror. I had been on the road with Johnny and working gigs and playing a lot of the organ clubs.
- John Abercrombie
(Keywords: Fear, Body, Mind, Road, Terror)

Poetry is the work of poets, not of peoples or communities; artistic creation can never be anything but the production of an individual mind.
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Keywords: Poetry, Work, Creation, Mind, Poets, Production)

In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular... sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice.
- Ansel Adams
(Keywords: Ability, Chance, Eye, Feeling, Mind, Practice, Sense, Sight, Will)

Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the drug store, but that's just peanuts to space.
- Douglas Adams
(Keywords: May, Mind, Road, Space)

It is a rare mind indeed that can render the hitherto non-existent blindingly obvious. The cry 'I could have thought of that' is a very popular and misleading one, for the fact is that they didn't, and a very significant and revealing fact it is too.
- Douglas Adams
(Keywords: Thought, Fact, Mind, Misleading, Obvious, Popular)

A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation... is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.
- George Matthew Adams
(Keywords: Fear, Medicine, Mind, Relaxation)

I have accepted a seat in the House of Representatives, and thereby have consented to my own ruin, to your ruin, and to the ruin of our children. I give you this warning that you may prepare your mind for your fate.
- John Adams
(Keywords: Children, Fate, May, Mind, Ruin)

The Internet provides a delivery system for pathological states of mind.
- Phillip Adams
(Keywords: Internet, Mind, states)

The union of the Word and the Mind produces that mystery which is called Life... Learn deeply of the Mind and its mystery, for therein lies the secret of immortality.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Life, Immortality, Lies, Mind, Mystery, Word)

A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Man, Mind, World)

Nothing is more gratifying to the mind of man than power or dominion.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Power, Man, Mind, Nothing)

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Body, Exercise, Mind, Reading)

Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Cheerfulness, Clouds, Mind, Mirth, Serenity)

To insure peace of mind ignore the rules and regulations.
- George Ade
(Keywords: Peace, Mind, Rules)

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
(Keywords: Nature, Peace, Science, Soul, Goal, Being, Human nature, Mind, Understanding)

You have to allow a certain amount of time in which you are doing nothing in order to have things occur to you, to let your mind think.
- Mortimer Adler
(Keywords: Time, Mind, Nothing, Order)

The actor has to develop his body. The actor has to work on his voice. But the most important thing the actor has to work on is his mind.
- Stella Adler
(Keywords: Work, Actor, Body, Mind, Voice)

Words are the physicians of a mind diseased.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Mind, Physicians, Words)

Bronze in the mirror of the form, wine of the mind.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Mind, Wine)

The study of Nature is intercourse with the Highest Mind. You should never trifle with Nature.
- Louis Agassiz
(Keywords: Nature, Mind, Study, Trifle)

The earth is my altar, the sky is my dome, mind is my garden, the heart is my home and I'm always at home - yea, I'm always at Om.
- Eden Ahbez
(Keywords: Home, Heart, Earth, Garden, Mind, Sky)

To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.
- Akhenaton
(Keywords: Wisdom, Mind, Treasure, Trouble)

They are sick in their minds. They say they brought 65 tanks into center of city. I say to you this talk is not true. This is part of their sick mind.
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Keywords: Mind, Talk)

One must let the play happen to one; one must let the mind loose to respond as it will, to receive impressions, to sense rather than know, to gather rather than immediately understand.
- Edward Albee
(Keywords: Mind, Play, Sense, Will)

My mind-set is Munich. Most of my generation's is Vietnam.
- Madeleine Albright
(Keywords: Mind, Vietnam)

Golf is a spiritual game. It's like Zen. You have to let your mind take over.
- Amy Alcott
(Keywords: Golf, Mind, Spiritual, Zen)

Keep violence in the mind where it belongs.
- Brian Aldiss
(Keywords: Mind, Violence)

What is the meaning of the togetherness of the perceiving mind, in that peculiar modification of perceiving which makes it perceive not a star but a tree, and the tree itself, is a problem for philosophy.
- Samuel Alexander
(Keywords: Meaning, Mind, Philosophy)

The paradox of reality is that no image is as compelling as the one which exists only in the mind's eye.
- Shana Alexander
(Keywords: Eye, Mind, Paradox, Reality)

I have been a judge for 15 years and I've made up my own mind during all that time.
- Samuel Alito
(Keywords: Time, Mind, Years)

The production team's first meeting took place at my house. I had ideas and a color scheme in mind, how I wanted the movie to look, because that has to be a real collaboration.
- Debbie Allen
(Keywords: Ideas, Collaboration, First, Meeting, Mind, Production)

What's on your mind, if you will allow the overstatement.
- Fred Allen
(Keywords: Mind, Will)

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.
- James Allen
(Keywords: Quality, Courage, Honor, Man, Mind, Will, Woman, World)

The vision that you glorify in your mind, the ideal that you enthrone in your heart - this you will build your life by, and this you will become.
- James Lane Allen
(Keywords: Life, Heart, Vision, Mind, Will)

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.
- James Lane Allen
(Keywords: Quality, Courage, Honor, Man, Mind, Will, Woman, World)

I used to be a heavy gambler. But now I just make mental bets. That's how I lost my mind.
- Steve Allen
(Keywords: Mind, Now)

At first, I see pictures of a story in my mind. Then creating the story comes from asking questions of myself. I guess you might call it the 'what if - what then' approach to writing and illustration.
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Keywords: First, Mind, Questions, Writing)

There is nothing evil save that which perverts the mind and shackles the conscience.
- Saint Ambrose
(Keywords: Conscience, Evil, Mind, Nothing)

The gentleman puts me in mind of an old hen which persists in setting after her eggs are taken away.
- Fisher Ames
(Keywords: Gentleman, Mind, Old)

In a certain sense, this guy - who is one of the most evil people in the book - he's not really that bad at running the show, because he knows what he's doing, he's smart and he's got the big picture in mind. He's like the Godfather.
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Keywords: People, Evil, Mind, Running, Sense)

Baseball is a simple game. If you have good players and if you keep them in the right frame of mind then the manager is a success.
- Sparky Anderson
(Keywords: Success, Manager, Baseball, Mind, Right)

When the question arose whether I, as a member of the royal family, should take part in active combat in the Falklands, there was no question in her mind, and it only took her two days to sort the issue.
- Prince Andrew
(Keywords: Family, Mind, Question)

The need for change bulldozed road down the center of my mind.
- Maya Angelou
(Keywords: Change, Mind, Road)

Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed.
- Jean Anouilh
(Keywords: Work, Power, Genius, Boldness, Magic, Mind, Will)

When a scene is being shot, it is very difficult to know what one wants it to say, and even if one does know, there is always a difference between what one has in mind and the result on film.
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Keywords: Being, Difference, Film, Mind, Result)

I don't mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is a language I don't understand.
- Edward Appleton
(Keywords: Language, Mind, Opera)

Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in the circumstances confronting him.
- Thomas Aquinas
(Keywords: Circumstances, Justice, Man, Mind, Rectitude)

It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes.
- Thomas Aquinas
(Keywords: Time, Deeds, Jokes, Mind, Relaxation)

Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passion.
- Thomas Aquinas
(Keywords: Mind, Passion, Temperance)



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