|You know, in the case of most of us, the mind is noisy, everlastingly chattering to itself , soliloquizing or chattering about something, or trying to talk to itself, to convince itself of something; it is always moving, noisy. And from that noise, we act. Any action born of noise produces more noise, more confusion.|
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|The capacity of the human mind for swallowing nonsense and spewing it forth in violent and repressive action has never yet been plumbed.
– Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988)
|People say the effect is only on the mind. It is no such thing. The effect is on the body, too. Little as we know about the way in which we are affected by form, by colour, and light, we do know this, that they have an actual physical effect. Variety of form and brilliancy of colour in the objects presented to patients, are actual means of recovery.|
|There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
– Sophia Loren (1934-)
|Do not allow negative thoughts to enter your mind for they are weeds that strangle confidence.
– Bruce Lee (1940-1973)
|If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?
– Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
|The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.
– Friedrich Nietzsche (Oct 15, 1844-Aug 25, 1900)
|Orthodoxy is a relaxation of the mind accompanied by a stiffening of the heart.
– Edward Abbey (1927-1989)
|No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.
– Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC)
|The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
– Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)
|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.
– Gautama Buddha (563 BC-483 BC)
|The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation . . .The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.
– Jacob Bronowski (1908-1974)