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Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

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One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The trouble with having an open mind, of course,
is that people will insist on coming along
and trying to put things in it.
- Terry Pratchett

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love,
of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God -
the rest will be given.
- Mother Teresa

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Anyone who can worship a trinity
and insist that his religion is a monotheism
can believe anything.
- Robert A Heinlein

A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage
which in the past has been brought to public life
is not as likely to insist upon or regard
that quality in its chosen leaders today -
and in fact we have forgotten.
- John F. Kennedy

One who is too insistent on his own views,
finds few to agree with him.
- Lao Tzu

 

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

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

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

The key to forgiveness is to forgive from the heart -
not from the mind.
- Sheri Rosenthal

May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
May your essence be the nectar of the open blossom of your joy.
May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

Within my mind, the sun always shines,
and the sky is always blue.
- 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

Dare to be naive.
- Buckminster Fuller

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

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

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

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

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

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

Although I cannot move and I have to speak through a computer,
in my mind I am free.
- Stephen Hawking

May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

Dream with Powerful Vision:
I open my mind to Spirit,
and trust my intuition to deliver inspiring visions of my future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as
your own unguarded thoughts.
- The Buddha

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

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
- William Butler Yeats

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

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

Know that miracles are the natural way of the Universe
Your only job is to move your doubting mind out of the way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I lay aside the battles within my own mind,
and grant myself peace.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
- Michel de Montaigne

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

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

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

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

Well, I don't know what will happen now.
We've got some difficult days ahead.
But it doesn't matter with me now.
Because I've been to the mountaintop.
And I don't mind. Like any man,
I would like to live a long life.
Longevity has its place.
But I'm not concerned about that now.
I just want to do God's will.
And He's allowed me to go up to the mountain.
And I've looked over.
And I've seen the promised land.
I may not get there with you.
But I want you to know tonight, that we,
as a people, will get to the promised land.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

We are shaped by our thoughts;
we become what we think.
When the mind is pure, joy follows
like a shadow that never leaves.
- The Buddha

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

May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

Understand the difference between "failing,"
which each of us does often,
and "being a failure,"
which is a state of mind no one should
ever allow themself to fall into.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The heart is the chief feature of a functioning mind.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Do not dwell in the past,
do not dream of the future,
concentrate the mind on the present moment.
- The Buddha

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

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

Open your mind, open your heart,
and the way to joy becomes clear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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