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We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.

Your mind is what makes everything else work.
The empires of the futures are the empires of the mind.
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.
We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.
He is not elevated by good fortune or depressed by bad. His mind is established in God, and he is free from delusion.
As you think so shall you be! Since you cannot physically experience another person, you can only experience them in your mind. Conclusion: All of the other people in your life are simply thoughts in your mind. Not physical beings to you, but thoughts. Your relationships are all in how you think about the other people of your life. Your experience of all those people is only in your mind. Your feelings about your lovers come from your thoughts. For example, they may in fact behave in ways that you find offensive. However, your relationship to them when they behave offensively is not determined by their behavior, it is determined only by how you choose to relate to that behavior. Their actions are theirs, you cannot own them, you cannot be them, you can only process them in your mind.
We must combine the toughness of the serpent with the softness of the dove, a tough mind and a tender heart.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
The Brain is wider than the sky-.
He then learns that in going down into the secrets of his own mind he has descended into the secrets of all minds.
Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst.
A mind that is fast is sick. A mind that is slow is sound. A mind that is still is divine.
The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
If you never change your mind, why have one?
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
The most complicated achievements of thought are possible without the assistance of consciousness.
I was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering.
A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe.
I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love, and abundance. Then, whenever doubt, anxiety, or fear try to call me, they will keep getting a busy signal and soon they'll forget my number.
The disunited mind is far from wise; how can it meditate? How be at peace? When you know no peace, how can you know joy?
There is nothing so disobedient as an undisciplined mind, and there is nothing so obedient as a disciplined mind.
Have a strong mind and a soft heart.
Prayer puts you in touch with the infinite and prepares your mind for the finite.
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes, rather than their minds.
The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around
The closed mind, if closed long enough, can be opened by nothing short of dynamite.
This is where you will win the battle -- in the playhouse of your mind.
The center that I cannot find is known to my unconscious mind.
What impresses men is not mind, but the result of mind.
Brains aren't designed to get result; they go in directions. If you know how the brain works you can set your own directions. If you don't, then someone else will.
A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today.
Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.
The more you use your brain, the more brain you will have to use.
So this gentlemen said, “A girl with brains ought to do something else with them besides think.”
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.
Within you right now is the power to do things you never dreamed possible. This power becomes available to you just as you can change your beliefs.
We are that which activates the body.
Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.
What is mind but motion in the intellectual sphere?
Irony is the hygiene of the mind.
Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.
Man's mind is not a container to be filled but rather a fire to be kindled.
You've got to watch your mind all the time or you'll awaken and find a strange picture on your press.
Nothing in life is as good as the marriage of true minds between man and woman. As good? It is life itself.
The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.
A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones.
You can have such an open mind that it is too porous to hold a conviction.
Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.
It is the sign of a dull mind to dwell upon the cares of the body, to prolong exercise, eating and drinking and other bodily functions. These things are best done by the way; all your attention must be given to the mind.
The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean pool of subconscious from which it rises.
The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
Remember, when life's path is steep, to keep your mind even.
The human brain is a wonderful organ. It starts to work as soon as you are born and doesn't stop until you get up to deliver a speech.
Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.
Is there no way out 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.
Nature abhors a vacuum. When a head lacks brains, nature fills it with conceit.
For those who wish to climb the mountain of spiritual awareness, the path is selfless work. For those who have attained the summit of union with the Lord, the path is stillness and peace.
Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others.
Paradise is Where I Am.
Mind is the Master--power that molds and makes, and Man is Mind, and ever more he takes the Tool of Thought, and shaping what he wills, brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills--He thinks in secret and it comes to pass; Environment is but his looking-glass.
The mind profits by the wrecks of every passion.
Our minds can work for us or against us at any given moment. We can learn to accept and live with the natural psychological laws that govern us, understanding how to flow with life rather than struggle against it. We can return to our natural state of contentment.
I find, by experience, that the mind and the body are more than married, for they are most intimately united; and when one suffers, the other sympathizes.
The bigger a man's head gets, the easier it is to fill his shoes.
I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose.
The components of anxiety, stress, fear, and anger do not exist independently of you in the world. They simply do not exist in the physical world, even though we talk about them as if they do.
We cannot see things that stare us in the face until the hour comes that the mind is ripened.
The human mind will not be confined to any limits.
Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity; but strong and deep ones have two high tides.
The beauty of the human mind is that any decision that is made can be unmade.
It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word.
The human mind is our fundamental resource.
The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
We live in the mind, in ideas, in fragments. We no longer drink in the wild outer music of the streets -- we remember only.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind.
The mind moves in the direction of our currently dominant thoughts
How are you ever going to stop being weary until you've made your mind up to be strong.
Money spent on the mind is never spent in vain.
What a waste it is to lose one's mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is.
It is the mind that makes one wise or ignorant, bound or emancipated.
The incredible thing about the human mind is that is didn't come with an instruction book.
If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, just what does an empty desk mean?
Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Before I judge anything, first I ask, is it true about myself?
It is hard to show you the bigger picture when you don't have the right frame of mind.
I can do something else besides stuff a ball through a hoop. My biggest resource is my mind.
No mind, however loving, could bear to see plainly into all the recess of another mind.
If we were to ask the brain how it would like to be treated, whether shaken at a random, irregular rate, or in a rhythmic, harmonious fashion, we can be sure that the brain, or for that matter the whole body, would prefer the latter.
He has the lucidity which is the by-product of a fundamentally sterile mind. He does not have to struggle... with the crowded pulsations of a fecund imagination. On the contrary he is almost devoid of imagination.
Everything tends to make us believe that there exists a certain point of the mind at which life and death, the real and the imagined, past and future, the communicable and the incommunicable, high and low, cease to be perceived as contradictions.
The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he justly entitled.
Conviction is the conscience of the 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.
Whatever that be which thinks, understands, wills, and acts. it is something celestial and divine.
All things tend to corrupt perverted minds.
The mind is the result of the torments the flesh undergoes or inflicts upon itself.
It is only through your conscious mind that you can reach the subconscious. Your conscious mind is the porter at the door, the watchman at the gate. It is to the conscious mind that the subconscious looks for all its impressions.
The mind is not a hermit's cell, but a place of hospitality and intercourse.
All this sensory input, which begins in the brain, has its effect throughout the body.
Sense is a line, the mind is a circle. Sense is like a line which is the flux of a point running out from itself, but intellect like a circle that keeps within itself.
Aristotle is famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons.
Mind like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.
Minds, like bodies, will fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.
Craftiness is a quality in the mind and a vice in the character.
If we are to have magical bodies, we must have magical minds.
Give up the belief that mind is, even temporarily, compressed within the skull, and you will quickly become more manly or womanly. You will understand yourself and your Maker better than before.
It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature.
Each mind is pressed, and open every ear, to hear new tidings, though they no way joy us.
The wavering mind is but a base possession.
The brain's calculations do not require our conscious effort, only our attention and our openness to let the information through. Although the brain absorbs universes of information, little is admitted into normal consciousness.
A well cultivated mind is made up of all the minds of preceding ages; it is only the one single mind educated by all previous time.
Vain, very vain is my search to find; that happiness which only centers in the mind.
The human head is bigger than the globe. It conceives itself as containing more. It can think and rethink itself and ourselves from any desired point outside the gravitational pull of the earth. It starts by writing one thing and later reads itself as something else. The human head is monstrous.
The fundamental fact about the Greek was that he had to use his mind. The ancient priests had said, Thus far and no farther. We set the limits of thought. The Greek said, All things are to be examined and called into question. There are no limits set on thought.
I am not a disbeliever in those who have told me they went to bed in the evening with an unsolved problem on their mind and woke up in the morning to find, waiting for them there in their consciousness, the correct answer.
Reprogramming the unconscious beliefs that block fuller awareness of creative/intuitive capabilities depends upon a key characteristic of the mind, namely that it responds to what is vividly imagined as though it were real experience.
The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires to be constantly wound up.
The mind never need stop growing. Indeed, one of the few experiences which never pall is the experience of watching one's own mind and how it produces new interests, responds to new stimuli, and develops new thoughts, apparently without effort and almost independently of one's own conscious control.
A vacant mind invites dangerous inmates, as a deserted mansion tempts wandering outcasts to enter and take up their abode in its desolate apartments.
A mind grows by what it feeds on.
Our brains our seventy year clocks, the angel of life winds them up once and for all, then closes the case, and gives the key into the hands of the angel of resurrection.
Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace.
Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability, it was my mental ability.
The true sound and strong mind is the one that can embrace equally great and small things.
Our minds should not be empty because if they are not preoccupied by good, evil will break in upon them.
There are few minds to which tyranny is not delightful.
The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
Out of sight, out of mind. The absent are always in the wrong.
A man's mind is wont to tell him more than seven watchmen sitting in a tower.
The mind is always the patsy of the heart.
Everything is nothing. Everything is all. All is one. One is inconceivable, infinite. Therefore it is nothing. Everything is matter. Matter is electricity. Electricity is invisible, intangible. Therefore it is nothing. Therefore, everything is nothing. Atoms are made up of electrons and protons. (Protons are also nothing) Fifty billion electrons placed side to side in a straight line would stretch across the diameter of the period at the end of this sentence. Protons are heavier and take up less space. Such an idea is incapable of absorption by the human mind.
It is psychological law that whatever we desire to accomplish we must impress upon the subjective or subconscious mind.
The waking mind is the least serviceable in the arts.
Today, it takes more brains and effort to make out the income-tax form than it does to make the income.
There's nobody out there. It's all in here.
Half this game is 90% mental.
It is now a generally accepted and scientifically well supported view that subliminal perception does occur-that people are capable of receiving and responding to information presented to them at levels below the threshold of conscious recognition.
Households, cities, countries, and nations have enjoyed great happiness when a single individual has taken heed of the Good and Beautiful. Such people not only liberate themselves; they fill those they meet with a free mind.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites.
What is a demanding pleasure that demands the use of ones mind! Not in the sense of problem solving, but in the sense of exercising discrimination, judgment, awareness.
Your Design mind (right brain) attends to the melody of life, whereas your Sign mind (left brain) attends to the notes that compose the melodies. And here is the key to natural writing: the melodies must come first.
All the resources we need are in the mind
We employ the mind to rule, the body to serve.
The mind is a matter over every kind of fortune; itself acts in both ways, being the cause of its own happiness and misery.
The human brain must continue to frame the problems for the electronic machine to solve.
The mind is so rarely disturbed, but that the company of friend will restore it to some degree of tranquility and sedateness.
Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds, or bends with the remover to remove.
We must realize that the subconscious mind is the law of action and always expresses what the conscious mind has impressed on it. What we regularly entertain in our mind creates a conception of self. What we conceive ourselves to be, we become.
It is the mind that maketh good or ill, that maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor.
What it comes down to is that modern society discriminates against the right hemisphere.
The direct effect on our mind is achieved by the words, the text, the thought, which arouse consideration. Our will is directly affected by the super-objective, by other objectives, by a through line of action. Our feelings are directly worked upon by tempo-rhythm.
Texas is not a state -- it's a state of mind.
He who has a mind to do mischief will always find a pretense.
While the mind is in doubt it is driven this way and that by a slight impulse.
The subjective mind is entirely under the control of the objective mind. With the utmost fidelity it reproduces and works out to its final consequences whatever the objective mind impresses upon it.
The mind, like the dyer's hand, is colored by what it holds.
Don't let your mind go wandering, its too small to go out by itself.
Great athletes train their minds as well as their bodies. There are various mental conditioning techniques many use when preparing for an event. Perhaps the best known technique is visualization, creating a mental image not only of the desired result (the gold medal, a new world record, a hole-in-one), but also of every move that will be taken en route to the ultimate goal.
Like swift water an active mind never stagnates.
Prosperity begins with a state of mind.
One dull pencil is worth two sharp minds.
The blessing of an active mind, when it is in a good condition, is, that it not only employ itself, but is almost sure to be the means of giving wholesome employment to others.
The brain is the only part of the human machine that doesn't wear out. Probably it's because the brain is the only part that is not overworked.
The water we drink has to be purified, but look at the trash we feed our minds.
The mind like a parachute functions only when open.
What you THINK about reveals what you ARE. Sometimes we need to do a check-up from the neck-up.
Thinking doesn't seem to help very much. The human brain is too high-powered to have many practical uses in this particular universe.
Mind moves matter.
If the brain were so simple we could understand it, we would be so simple we couldn't.
Mind is the great lever of all things.
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands: not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.
You cannot attain and maintain physical condition unless you are morally and mentally conditioned. And it is impossible to be in moral condition unless you are spiritually conditioned. I always told my players that our team condition depended on two factors -- how hard they worked on the floor during practice and how well they behaved between practices.
My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery --always buzzing, humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud. And why? What's this passion for?
Where the Mind is biggest, the Heart, the Senses, Magnanimity, Charity, Tolerance, Kindliness, and the rest of them scarcely have room to breathe.
Not Chaos, not the darkest pit of lowest Erebus, nor aught of blinder vacancy, scooped out by help of dreams --can breed such fear and awe as fall upon us often when we look into our Minds, into the Mind of Man.
When one is rising, standing, walking, doing something, stopping, one should constantly concentrate one's mind on the act and the doing of it, not one ones' relation to the act or its character or value... One should simply practice concentration of the mind on the act itself, understanding it to be an expedient means for attaining tranquility of mind, realization, insight, and wisdom.
I've got to have a place where I can find peace of mind.
There is no such thing as inner peace. There is only nervousness or death. Any attempt to prove otherwise constitutes unacceptable behavior.
Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one's level of peace of mind.
There is nothing so lovely and enduring in the regions which surround us, above and below, as the lasting peace of a mind centered in God.
Your head is a lit chamber.
My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery - always buzzing, humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud. And why? What's this passion for?
One can change the small minds, but it is tad difficult to do it with the small heart whose soul is in the small mind only.~Anuj Somany
Body and soul cannot be separated for purposes of treatment, for they are one and indivisible. Sick minds must be healed as well as sick bodies.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Sometimes human places create inhuman monsters.
If you don't take time to actively garden your mind, it will run amok with noxious thoughts that leech off the nutrients within the soil of your mindscape.
See it, Do it, Own it, Love it By; Kamila Onikosi kamilaonikosi.com
When you shine the light, darkness disappears. We may understand this as a kind of fight between light and darkness, but in reality, it is an embrace. Mindfulness, if practiced continuously, will be strong enough to embrace your fear or anger and transform it. We need not chase away evil. We can embrace and transform it in a nonviolent, nondualistic way.