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Mind Quotes


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A certain degree of solitude seems necessary to the full growth and spread of the highest mind; and therefore must a very extensive intercourse with men stifle many a holy germ, and scare away the gods, who shun the restless tumult of noisy companies and the discussion of petty interests.

A feeble body weakens the mind.

A great mind becomes a great fortune.

A great, a good, and a right mind is a kind of divinity lodged in flesh, and may be the blessing of a slave as well as of a prince: it came from heaven, and to heaven it must return; and it is a kind of heavenly felicity, which a pure and virtuous mind enjoys, in some degree, even upon earth.

A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe.

A mind once cultivated will not lie fallow for half an hour.

A mind too vigorous and active, serves only to consume the body to which it is joined, as the richest jewels are soonest found to wear their settings.

A narrow mind begets obstinacy; we do not easily believe what we cannot see.

A truly strong and sound mind is the mind that can equally embrace great things and small. - I would have a man great in great things, and elegant in little things.

A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones.

A weak mind sinks under prosperity as well as under adversity. - A strong and deep one has two highest tides, when the moon is at full, and when there is no moon.

A well cultivated mind is made up of all the minds of preceding ages; it is only the one single mind educated by all previous time.

A wise man is never less alone than when he is alone.

Age is no barrier. It's a limitation you put on your mind.

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

All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression.

An exquisite watch went irregularly, though no defect could be discovered in it. At last it was found that the balance wheel had been near a magnet; and here was all the mischief. If the soundest mind be magnetized by any predilection, it must act irregularly.

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

An unattended mind is the breeding ground of self defeat. See quote detail

Anguish of mind has driven thousands to suicide; anguish of body, none. This proves that the health of the mind is of far more consequence to our happiness than the health of the body, although both are deserving of much more attention than either receives.


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