There is no greater sorrow than to be mindful of the happy time in misery.
If only your pure and clean mind could touch me, dear Haydn, nobody has a greater reverence for you than I have.
When you're working with a smaller budget I suppose one of the things that has to be in your mind when you are writing is that you have to keep the characters down to a minimum.
The greatest artist has no conception which a single block of white marble does not potentially contain within its mass, but only a hand obedient to the mind can penetrate to this image.
The human soul has still greater need of the ideal than of the real. It is by the real that we exist; it is by the ideal that we live.
You are traveling and see these people shooting the entire experience of going through a city, and maybe in the back of their minds they sustain the illusion that they will edit it all, but I don't think that's it.
The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.
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.
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in mind, don't ignore your son's tender years.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
To insult someone we call him "bestial." For deliberate cruelty and nature, "human" might be the greater insult.
To begin depriving death of its greatest advantage over us, let us adopt a way clean contrary to that common one; let us deprive death of its strangeness, let us frequent it, let us get used to it; let us have nothing more often in mind than death... We do not know where death awaits us: so let us wait for it everywhere.
God how I hate new countries: They are older than the old, more sophisticated, much more conceited, only young in a certain puerile vanity more like senility than anything.
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
Minds have been given to men out of the eternal fires you call fixed stars and planets, those spherical solids which, quickened with divine minds,journey through their circuits and orbits with amazing speed.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Tell him I mind having to look pretty, that's what I mind, because it is so much more of an effort.
Do you see how the god always hurls his bolts at the greatest houses and the tallest trees. For he is wont to thwart whatever is greater than the rest.
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.
Be noble minded! Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us, forms our true honor.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism, and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded.
Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
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.