So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.
You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.
If water derives lucidity from stillness, how much more the faculties of the mind! The mind of the sage, being in repose, becomes the mirror of the universe, the speculum of all creation.
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.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
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 universe lies before you on the floor, in the air, in the mysterious bodies of your dancers, in your mind. From this voyage no one returns poor or weary.
To praise it would amount to praising myself. For the entire content of the work... coincides almost exactly with my own meditations which have occupied my mind for the past thirty or thirty-five years.
When it comes to consideration of how to do well in running the city, which must proceed entirely through justice and soundness of mind.
Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
I'm not trying to be Mr. Universe, but I want to stay in shape.
If we glance at the most important revolutions in history, we see at once that the greatest number of these originated in the periodical revolutions on the human mind.
He who seeks for methods without having a definite problem in mind seeks in the most part in vain.
There are things which a man is afraid to tell even to himself, and every decent man has a number of such things stored away in his mind.
Dublin university contains the cream of Ireland: Rich and thick.
Cast your mind on other days that we in coming days may be still the indomitable Irishry.
If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?
My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.
Most of our energy goes into upholding our importance... if we were capable of losing some of that importance, two extraordinary things would happen to us. One, we would free our energy from trying to maintain the illusory idea of our grandeur;and two we would provide ourselves with enough energy to... catch a glimpse of the actual grandeur of the universe.
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.
Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.