Water is always a support or a healing thing apart from, you know, love or peace of 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.
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
I've dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they've gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the colour of my mind.
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.
As iron is eaten by rust, so are the envious consumed by envy.
As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.
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.
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.
Work at the same time on sky, water, branches, ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis... Don't be afraid of putting on colour... Paint generously and unhesitatingly, for it is best not to lose the first impression.
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.
A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.
A decision once taken brings peace to a man's mind and eases his soul.
The weeds keep multiplying in our garden, which is our mind ruled by fear. Rip them out and call them by name.
One of the joys of going to the movies was that it was trashy, and we should never lose that.
Shortly afterwards my father told me that he might be going into the Eastern Zone of Germany. At that time my own mind was closer to his than it had ever been before, because he also believed that they are at least trying to build a new world.
I am the baby in the family, and I always will be. I am actually very happy to have that position. But I still get teased. I don't mind that.
Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.
The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return to better thinking.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
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.
And the essential core of meditation is very simple: it is to be a witness of your mind process,not to be identified with the mind processes - thoughts, desires, imaginations, projections, dreams, memories and so on and so forth.
Would that I were a dry well, and that the people tossed stones into me, for that would be easier than to be a spring of flowing water that the thirsty pass by, and from which they avoid drinking.
Nothing can be more absurd than the practice that prevails in our country of men and women not following the same pursuits with all their strengths and with one mind, for thus, the state instead of being whole is reduced to half.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.