Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
He then learns that in going down into the secrets of his own mind he has descended into the secrets of all minds.
In order to improve the mind, we ought less to learn, than to contemplate.
A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages.? Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it is his.? In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.
What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye.
When you're learning any language, whether it be a make-believe language or French or Italian, the agility of your mind is what's interesting.
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.
It's a mistake to think that once you're done with school you need never learn anything new.
The life so short, the craft so long to learn.
While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.
Words do not change their meanings so drastically in the course of centuries as, in our minds, names do in the course of a year or two.
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.
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.
I'm a teenager, but I'm independent-I have my own apartment, I have my own life. And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school. I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone.
Life must be a constant education; one must learn everything, from speaking to dying.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little, for there is never want where the mind is satisfied.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.
The thing about rigging is, you can learn it if you become a master rigger but there's no book on rigging.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one.
My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is.
To the dull mind, all nature is leaden. To the illuminated mind, the whole world sparkles with light.