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It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Although beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, the feeling of being beautiful exists solely in the mind of the beheld.
What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter - a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.
Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will, quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is the freshness of the deep springs of life.
There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect.
Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.
William S. Burroughs
Strengthen the female mind by enlarging it, and there will be an end to blind obedience.
Engineering stimulates the mind. Kids get bored easily. They have got to get out and get their hands dirty: make things, dismantle things, fix things. When the schools can offer that, you'll have an engineer for life.
I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me.
Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.
There are those who will say that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is the American Dream.
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
People tend to dwell more on negative things than on good things. So the mind then becomes obsessed with negative things, with judgments, guilt and anxiety produced by thoughts about the future and so on.
There's tons of junk food for your mind on the Internet. You can sit there for three or 10 or 20 hours a day getting in online arguments with other people who also choose to waste their time.
The last thing on my mind was to be an actor, but I had a crush on a cute girl in the drama department, so the best thing for me to do was audition, help out, do carpentry, whatever it took to get me on that project.
I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other.
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.
Mary Ellen Chase
Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave - win or lose.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind.
Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
I think as a Canadian hockey player, you go through it in your mind so many times, being able to stand on that blue line and hear your national anthem play and being a gold medal champion, you dream of that. And then to be able to accomplish that and actually win a gold medal and represent your country its an amazing feeling.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Love knows not distance; it hath no continent; its eyes are for the stars.
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