Mind Quotes
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Mind quotes remind us to keep our minds open and monitor our thoughts. Our minds create our world with our thoughts. We also see everything though our mind’s filters. 

That is why two people looking at the same scene will notice different things. Our minds also provide storage space for our memories. Another name for mind is ‘ego’. Do your best to stay out of it.

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If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything; it is open to everything. In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind there are few.
Shunryu Suzuki

We all woke up this morning and we had with it the amazing return of our conscious mind. We recovered minds with a complete sense of self and a complete sense of our own existence – yet we hardly ever pause to consider this wonder.
Antonio Damasio

Live the full life of the mind, exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated by the romance of the unusual.
Ernest Hemingway

Since new developments are the products of a creative mind, we must therefore stimulate and encourage that type of mind in every way possible.
George Washington Carver

Systems thinking is a gateway to seeing interconnections. Once we see a new reality, we cannot go back and ignore it.
Kathia Laszlo

Ultimately the creator is one's own mind.
Dalai Lama

If you learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That's the only thing you should be trying to control.
Elizabeth Gilbert - Eat, Pray, Love

All this creative power of the mind amounts to no more than the faculty of compounding, transposing, augmenting, or diminishing the materials afforded us the by senses and experience.
David Hume

The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.
John Milton

There is no human mind that exists apart from humanness; therefore any exploration of humanness is a psychology.
John Reece

People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind.
William Butler Yeats

You are in possession of one of the world's most powerful supercomputers, one that has virtually unlimited potential not only to change your life, but also to change your world.
Shelly Carson

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

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Benjamin Franklin

Keeping your mind open in the face of uncertainty is the single most powerful secret of unleashing your creative potential.
Michael J. Gelb

The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove.
Samuel Johnson

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy with the proof.
John Kenneth Galbraith

When the mind is clear of all noise and self talk, this is when solutions are revealed, artists are inspired, paradigms are shifted.
Stephen J. Kochan

The mind needs exercise as much as the body does.
John Morgan

The intuitive mind will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
Jonas Salk

Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Dale Carnegie

The pen is the tongue of the mind.
Miguel de Cervantes

Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Alice Meynell

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.
Will Durant

You're only as young as the last time you changed your mind.
Timothy Leary

Your mind is a dangerous neighborhood and you shouldn't go in there alone at night.
Christiane Northrup

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

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. The longer I live, the more my mind dwells upon the beauty and the wonder of the world.
John Burroughs

Love sees not with the eyes, but with the mind.
William Shakespeare

It is hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head.
Sally Kempton

A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory.
Mark Twain

Out of all the things I have lost, I miss my mind the most.
Mark Twain

What a wee little part of a person's life are his acts and his words! His real life is led in his head, and is known to none but himself. All day long, the mill of his brain is grinding, and his thoughts, not those of other things, are his history. These are his life, and they are not written. Everyday would make a whole book of 80,000 words -- 365 books a year. Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man -- the biography of the man himself cannot be written.
Mark Twain

The energy of the mind is the essence of life.

A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
Joseph Addison

Live your spirit's dreams, not your mind's.
Alan Cohen

Minds are like parachutes: they only function when open.
Thomas Dewar

What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.
Wayne Dyer

It is the mind which creates the world around us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched.
George Gissing

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

A mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendall Holmes

Great minds have purposes, little minds have wishes. Little minds are subdued by misfortunes, great minds rise above them.
Washington Irving

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln

Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

I know but one freedom, and that is the freedom of the mind.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

And he goes through life, his mouth open, and his mind closed.
William Shakespeare

In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's mind there are few.
Shunryu Suzuki

Pain is inevitable as long as you are identified with your mind.
Eckhart Tolle

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