Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
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.
As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.
Not a single thought in the mind is ever original, it is always a repetition. Watch. Whenever mind says something, see that it is again putting you into a routine. Try to do something new and the mind will have less grip on you.
We (Greeks) are lovers of the beautiful, yet simple in our tastes, and we cultivate the mind without loss of manliness.
Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.
The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter, while the character is moulded by the contemplation of virtue and vice.
It's important for moms to have alone time. However, that's the first thing that goes on a busy day. Fortunately for me, because of my job, I have to find the time to do it. At least that's the way my mind sees it.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Mind moves matter.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
The human brain now holds the key to our future. We have to recall the image of the planet from outer space: a single entity in which air, water, and continents are interconnected. That is our home.
Mind is just in the middle. You are nothing but a mess. If you can go beyond it, intelligence grows in you;if you go below it, any intelligence that you had disappears.
All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Bronze in the mirror of the form, wine of the mind.
When we race in London a world record will be the last thing on our minds.
For what Harley Street specialist has time to understand the body, let alone the mind or both in combination, when he is a slave to thirteen thousand a year?
I remember teachers who really singled me out for their discouragement.
Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds.
An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.
You would hardly believe how difficult it is to place a figure alone on a canvas, and to concentrate all the interest on this single and universal figure and still keep it living and real.