As a boat on the waters is carried off course by a gale, so an individual's discrimination is driven from its intended path when the mind succumbs to the wandering senses.
When you are able to employ your will always for constructive purposes, you become the controller of your destiny
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.
Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.
Oh, I wouldn't mind, Hazel Grace. It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Short + Mind quotes ⇑Short Quotes
If you stand on the garbage heap of your mind, your feet will never touch the ground.
It is the power of the mind to be unconquerable.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
If you do not want to make judgments, you have to bring a certain equanimity to your mind.
You can use this mind either to create wellbeing or misery for yourself. Everyone has this choice.
To a great mind, nothing is little
Books don't offer real escape, but they can stop a mind scratching itself raw.
It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view.
What the mind doesn't understand, it worships or fears.
Your problem is just this - your body and your mind are not taking instructions from you, that's all.
A true hero is someone who has tamed these rutting elephants that you call "mind" and "ego"
Suffering is not showered upon us, it is manufactured. And the manufacturing unit is in your mind
An idle mind is Divine's workshop. An Idler's mind is devil's workshop.
If you know how to bring clarity to your mind, you will see the whole existence is open.
All the suffering you have within you (mind) was created by you
Life + Mind quotes ⇑Life Quotes
Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.
Fear arises simply because you are not living with life - you are living in your mind
The mind is like a mirror. A concave mirror exaggerates. A convex mirror depreciates. A plain mirror shows you life the way it is
Do not let the memories of your past limit the potential of your future. There are no limits to what you can achieve on your journey through life, except in your mind.
The more you feed your mind with positive thoughts, the more you can attract great things into your life.
They say, Find a purpose in your life and live it. But, sometimes, it is only after you have lived that you recognize your life had a purpose, and likely one you never had in mind.
Remember it all, every insult, every tear. Tattoo it on the inside of your mind. In life, knowledge of poisons is essential. I've told you, nobody becomes an artist unless they have to.
Unless you begin to perceive life in larger and larger doses, there is really no experience of life, just mind playing over and over, same record. Yoga means breaking this cycle
Most of the times unfortunately, most people's minds are working against them
For most people life means their job, life means the new house, the car that they bought, their wife, their husband, their children. No! Life is what's throbbing within, not even your body, not your mind, not your thought, not your emotion. What is right now throbbing within you is life. Only because this is ON everything else seems to be meaningful
Once you are trapped in your mental framework, there's no space to experience life in its full glory
If you stop your mental muddle, life is bliss.
Mental suffering essentially comes from a loss of perspective as to what life is all about.
The need for meaning is only of the mind. Life has no need for meaning. You are alive - that's beautiful, and that's it.
The life within you is not there to serve your body, mind or emotion. The body, mind and emotion are there to serve life
Spiritual process means life is happening in its fullest and most vibrant dimension - not just physically, mentally, and emotionally - on all levels
Life is inclusive. Only your mind is exclusive
Awareness means grasping life just the way it is, without contamination by mental projections
The conclusions that you make in your mind can seriously impede your ability to experience life
Once in a way, something may go wrong in your life. But if your mind and your energies are focused on beating yourself up, it will become a series of disasters
The life within you cannot be unpleasant. Unpleasantness is created in the mind
Change + Mind quotes ⇑Change Quotes
The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.
Since you alone are responsible for what goes on in your mind, only you can change your thoughts.
Habits are simply thoughts grooved deeply into the brain. The needle of the mind plays those records of habits again and again. Even the chemistry of the body responds, as with addiction. Applying mind and will can change those patterns
Comfort comes from the mind. Change your mental attitude and you will not feel discomfort.
A man says a lot of things in summer he doesn't mean in winter.
Never judge others. You know well how unexpected events can change who a person is. Always keep that in mind. You never know what someone else is experiencing within their own life.
Your mind is a powerful thing. When you filter it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.
Man's consciousness, when constantly identified with material changes or mental disturbances, cannot mirror the immutable Divine, whose image is present within him as his true Self, or soul.
A changeable mind perceives a changeable creation, and is easily disturbed; the unchangeable soul and the unruffled mind, on the other hand, behold, behind the masks of change, the Eternal Spirit
At that moment I had no mind to change, or not change, or throw against the nearest wall.
Heart + Mind quotes ⇑Heart Quotes
I think... if it is true that there are as many minds as there are heads, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Because fear kills everything... Your mind, your heart, your imagination.
The fact is, the heart and mind aren't always friendly. And in my case, they're barely speaking.
Remember that every time you worry, you put on a mental brake; and in struggling against that resistance, you place strain on your heart and mind.
If you want to explore the deepest dimensions of life playfully, you need a heart full of love, a joyful mind, and a vibrant body
All mind Quotes ⇑
you can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.
I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
Once there is a distance between you and your body, once there is a distance between you and your mind this is the end of suffering, this being cannot suffer any more; question of conflict doesn't arise.
Being fit for life means- hardness in the body, sharpness in your mind & softness in your heart.
If you try to give up something, it will rule your mind. But, if you find something deeper in life, the less significant will just fall off
Those who restrain the external organs of action, while continuing to dwell on sense objects in the mind, certainly delude themselves and are to be called hypocrites.
For those who have conquered the mind, the mind is their friend. For those who have failed to do so, the mind acts like an enemy.
Just as a lamp in a windless place does not flicker, so the disciplined mind of a yogi remains steady in meditation
If you want to be sad, no one in the world can make you happy. But if you make up your mind to be happy, no one and nothing on earth can take that happiness from you
Attachment to pleasure or aversion to pain both destroy the equilibrium of the inner nature
Divisions are imaginary lines drawn by small minds.
Nothing can disturb your peace of mind unless you allow it to.
I must have a prodigious amount of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up!
A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone if it is to keep its edge. That's why I read so much Jon Snow.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Every villain is a hero in his own mind.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
The trouble is you can shut your eyes but you can't shut your mind.
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high, Where knowledge is free... into that heaven of freedom, my father, let my country awake.
The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven..
We are our own dragons as well as our own heroes, and we have to rescue ourselves from ourselves.
Open your eyes to the beauty around you, open your mind to the wonders of life, open your heart to those who love you, and always be true to yourself.
Nothing is more creative... nor destructive... than a brilliant mind with a purpose.
You can only sharpen a blade so far... In the end, it comes down to the quality of the metal
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.
If your mind took instructions from you, would you keep it stressful or blissful? Blissful. For yourself definitely it's blissfulness. What you want for your neighbor may be debatable but what you want for yourself is definitely highest level of pleasantness
The beauty of the child is that he is flexible, that is all that is needed to happen to adults too, that is the most important aspect
(On Soul Mates) Body needs a mate, understandable, mind needs a mate to some extent. The soul if it needs a mate, it's a lost soul
To create fear, you have to use excessive imagination- you are creating things that have not happened. What may happen, in your mind happens in 1000 different formats & most probably it never happens, 99% of the times it never happens. To not be in fear, you don't have to do anything
Fear means you're producing horror movies in your mind. Tch.. Nobody else is willing to watch. That's bad for the producer, but you are producing them. So, you produce something else - produce a comedy, a love story..
If sex is in the body it is fine, it is beautiful, the moment it enter yours mind, it becomes a perversion, it has no business with your mind, it is something to do with your body, if it is in the body it will just fall into its natural place where it belongs
The mind is like a puzzle with too many pieces missing. Trying to make sense out of it makes no sense
You can use this mind as a ladder to the Divine, or you can use it to trap yourself into this little body and feel like a refugee on this planet
When a man completely relinquishes all desires of the mind and is entirely contented in the self, by the self, he is then considered to be settled in wisdom
Free from expectations and the sense of ownership, with mind and intellect fully controlled, they incur no sin, even though performing actions by one's body.
The yogis who have conquered the mind rise above the dualities of cold and heat, joy and sorrow, honor and dishonor. Such yogis remain tranquil and ever fully established in the Supreme Self
Completely renouncing all desires arising from material thoughts, one should restrain the senses with the mind from all sides
Whenever and wherever the restless and unsteady mind wanders, one should bring it back and continually focus it on the self
Undoubtedly the mind is fickle and unruly; but by yoga practice and by dispassion, the mind may nevertheless be controlled.
Those whose intellect is unattached everywhere, who have mastered the mind, and are free from desires by the practice of renunciation, attain the highest perfection of freedom from action
God is consciousness. There is essentially nothing in the universe but mind or consciousness.
All successful men and women devote much time to deep concentration. They are able to dive deeply within their minds and to find the pearls of right solutions for the problems that confront them.
The power of God is within you, so when your mind tells you a thing can't be done, say to that thought, "Get out! It can be done". And it will be, if you make up your mind
Whatever has its origin in desire is a disturbing element, for desires are like stones pelted into the calm lake of consciousness.
The mind is the power that is creating this body and if the mind is weak, the body becomes weak. Don't grieve or worry about anything
Whenever you want to know something, don't start with data— retire within and concentrate. Seek guidance from within. When the mind is receptive, then bring the data;
To be worthwhile, books should cause you to think. If they do that, you will find that your mind is developing.
Material objects that give pleasure remain outside the mind. They, and the gratification they give, gain entry into the mind only through imagination.
Retain evenness of mind under all circumstances. In every situation be calmly active and actively calm.
These loads (of past) are too heavy for the mind to carry, so we must restrict the amount of the load. The past is gone. Why continue to carry it in the mind?
Just as a wavy mirror cannot properly reflect the objects in front of it, so a mind whose calmness is distorted by the thoughts of success or failure is unable to reflect the unchangeable Spirit
Moods get their grip on your consciousness when you are in a negative or passive state of mind. The time when your mind is vacant is just the time it can become moody; and when you are moody, the devil comes and wields his influence on you
As soon as you allow a mood to enwrap your mind, your will becomes paralyzed. Moods befog the brain, and hence impair judgment
Worry can convince you that it is impossible to do what you want to do. Worrying wastes time and energy. Use your mind instead to try to make some positive effort
Merely ignoring problems won't solve them, but neither will worrying about them. Meditate until you become calm; then put your mind on your problem
In meditation, try to go beyond thinking. As long as thoughts enter the mind, you are functioning on the conscious level.
Your mind is like a bird that has been locked in a cage for many years. It fears liberty. Yet, freedom is its birthright.
Analyze yourself. All emotions are reflected in the body and mind. Envy and fear cause the face to pale, love makes it glow.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Strengthen your mind and refuse to carry the burden of mental and moral weakness acquired in past years; burn them in the fires of your present divine resolutions and right activities. With this constructive attitude, you will attain freedom.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Stop giving other people the power to control your happiness, your mind, and your life. If you don't take control of yourself and your own life, someone else is bound to try.
You will never follow your own inner voice until you clear up the doubts in your mind.
I enjoy talking to you. Your mind appeals to me. It resembles my own mind except that you happen to be insane.
So don't you worry your pretty little mind because people throw rocks at things that shine
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
The human mind is not a terribly logical or consistent place.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
The most confused you will ever get is when you try to convince your heart and spirit of something your mind knows is a lie.
The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.
Your mind is working at its best when you're being paranoid. You explore every avenue and possibility of your situation at high speed with total clarity.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called "All the Things That Could Go Wrong."
She is a friend of my mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.
There are times when the mind is dealt such a blow it hides itself in insanity. While this may not seem beneficial, it is. There are times when reality is nothing but pain, and to escape that pain the mind must leave reality behind.
Your battles inspired me - not the obvious material battles but those that were fought and won behind your forehead.
Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.
The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.
The mind is just like a muscle - the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets and the more it can expand.
your mind is like an unsafe neighborhood; don't go there alone.
Your mind is going on with uncontrollable endless thoughts because you are identified with things that you are not. You are identified with too many things and you are trying to stop your mind, it is not going to happen in a million years, it can't happen
If you take away your wrong identifications (with things which you are not), then you will see that your mind is just like a mirror, not saying anything, just reflecting, that is how your mind should work.
Mind is a fantastic Gift to humanity, but what a horrible thing people have made out of it
Life & death can be handled gracefully. If you remind yourself all the time that, "I am mortal, I'm mortal, I'm mortal, I'm mortal", you will see, mind will uncomplicate itself
An uncomplicated mind is a great mind, it can do phenomenal things, it will not be a hurdle, it will be a way by itself.
If your mind is pegged down to limited things you are unnecessarily creating a tension in the system. It's like you tied up your boat & you are rowing it hard, it's good exercise, but you're not going anywhere. If you untie the rope, even if you don't row, you will move slowly with the pace of the river
Your fears, angers are the products of a mind that is not taken charge of. Your mind is capable of producing joy, your mind is capable of producing fear, anxiety, turmoil, tranquility, agony, ecstasy. It is producing things that you do not want, simply because you do not know how to handle it
With the addiction, both the physicality and the mentality, both the body and the mind shrinks. The physical capabilities will shrink and the mental capabilities will shrink. So as a human being you are not enhanced, you are destroyed
People are capable of suffering just about anything in the world, If you're not educated, you will suffer that. If you get educated, you suffer that. If you don't find a job, you'll suffer that. If you find a job, you suffer that. If you're not married, you'll suffer that. If you get married, you suffer that. If you don't have children, you suffer that..
the same pleasantness if it hits a higher pitch, we call it pleasure. If your mind becomes pleasant, we call it peacefulness. If it becomes very pleasant, we call it joyfulness. If your emotions become pleasant, we call it Love. If it becomes very pleasant, we call it compassion. If your very life energy if you make it pleasant, we call it ecstasy
When I first came to United States, one word I was hearing everywhere is, 'stress management.' I could not understand this because in my mind, we manage things which are precious to us - our family, our wealth, our business and whatever else which is valuable to us. Why would anybody want to manage stress, is something I couldn't get for some time time
Enlightenment: if you cultivate the system - your body, mind, emotion and energy to its peak possibility then an absolutely wonderful flower blossoms within you. Not something that you did. You just waited with the right kind of conditions and it happened
Stress means unpleasantness. Why is your mind creating unpleasantness for you? Your mind is supposed to be working for you not against you. If it is working against you, we haven't figured something about this mind. Something very fundamental we have misunderstood about the nature of the mind, how it functions and what we can do about it
Stress isn't because of the nature of your work, you go & ask a Peon, he is stressful. You ask the Prime Minister, he is stressful. In between everybody is stressful. So which job is not stressful? It is not the job which is stressful; it is you who is stressful. Job is never stressful, It is just that your mind is not taking instructions from you
Meditation is not something you do, if you handle the body, the mind, emotions and energy properly you become meditative, if you try to become meditative you go crazy
The only and only reason why the mind is in a state of compulsive action instead of being in a conscious state of action is identification with false things, The moment you get identified with something that you are not, you cannot stop the mind.
The moment you make this mistake that you identify yourself with things that you are not, you cannot stop the mind. You will be in a constant state of mental diarrhea, endlessly it will go on because you've eaten bad food. If you want the diarrhea to stop, you don't need a wine cork, you just stop eating bad food
Everybody wants a solution. Solutions will not come without realizing the nature of the problem, nobody wants to look at the mechanics of how the mind functions. Once in a way something may work, that's not the point. But those are accidental happenings. That is not a solution.
Anger is not sitting somewhere and you go hit it, you become angry, when you become angry it is unpleasant, in fact science proves that you actually poison your system by being angry. It is happening only because your mind is not taking instructions from you, you have not done anything to control your faculties under control, life is happening by accident
Prejudice essentially arises in our minds because we are overly identified with something. If you're too identified with being masculine you will have a masculine prejudice; if you're too identified being feminine you will have a feminine prejudice.
only if you're happy your body and mind will function at their best. If they function at their best, depending upon your individual competence and the situations around us, how they play out. Your success is not just about your competence, there's also a situation. How all these things come together - that will lead to a certain level of success
You're looking at love as something that comes to you or you yield to the process of love, only because you appreciate a particular quality- a shape of somebody's nose, their mind , thought, emotion, the way they speak, the way they do things. It is based on something that is acceptable to you. If they do something that isn't acceptable to you, love crumbles
What's happening in your mind is your bloody dream. Now the problem with life is not that life is not happening the way you want it, even your dream is not happening the way you want it, that's the problem
We have made such a distinction between man and woman as if they are two separate species, no other creature on the planet has this kind of problem with their sex, as the humans have. When they have it in their bodies, they have it, but with humans it is on their minds all the time
A spider weaves a web for other things to be caught. But if you're that kind of a spider, you build a web in which you're caught, you're a stupid spider, isn't it? Most human beings are in that condition
Learning to live with the reality is the most important dimension. If you stop distorting things in your mind and just see everything the way it is, mukti is just one step away. You don't have to do anything. Just time will mature you into another place.
A large percentage of what is happening in the mind is just mental diarrhea - running compulsively, all the time
Your opinions are a wall, not only for others but also for yourself. A closed mind means closed possibilities
When you become free from the meanness of the mind, an indiscriminate sense of love and inclusion arises
A truly intelligent mind is neither influenced by memory nor deluded by imagination.
Joy is not to be sought outside - it is intrinsic. If you do not mess up your mind, you will naturally be joyful.
Renunciation is about transcending, not giving up something. Whatever you try to give up will rule your mind.
The mind is an accumulation of the past. Once you transcend the mind, the past has no more power over you
If you stop identifying with things that you are not, your mind will become still. That's all it takes to meditate
Your mind is not doing what you say; you do whatever your mind says. That means you are a terrible manager.
In yoga, we always describe the mind as a mirror. A mirror is useful to you only if it is clean and plain
When you are a human being, the upper line is gone. But a bird which has been in a cage for a long time will not fly even if you open the door. It has forgotten that there's something called freedom, flying and living.
This body and mind are just temporary happenings. Is the awareness of that not inspiration enough to long for something beyond?
When you exist here only as a body and a mind, suffering is inevitable. Meditation means to go beyond the limitations of your body and mind.
When your mind is full of assumptions, conclusions, and beliefs, it has no penetration, it just repeats past impressions
Your mind, your body will work best, will find fullest expression, only when you are joyful and peaceful, and quiet within yourself
As human intellect becomes active, heavens are collapsing in people's minds. This is the time to move humanity from Religion to Responsibility. People must know the technology of how to be absolutely blissed out by their own nature. Yoga is that technology
This too much talk about 'Peace' is a concoction of the disturbed minds, too many disturbed minds, so they are making up this whole business about peace.
Even if there is no war, there is no peace in the human mind, there is a war being waged upon yourself within yourself, if that is taken off, there is peace.
All the suffering you go through is manufactured in your mind, isn't it so? If you distance yourself from the mind, can there be suffering in you? This is the end of suffering.
Only when you remind yourself of your death, you will turn spiritual. If you think of God, fantasies will come in your mind. No spirituality will come
Your body and mind function at their best only when you are in a certain state of peacefulness and joyfulness.
Education is not about loading a child with information. It is not oriented towards anything. It is just to develop the body and mind to the highest possible capability and allowing the system to rise to its highest possible peak.
If you make your mind listen to you and behave as you want it to behave, no matter what happens to you, no matter what the external situation may be, no matter what the physical condition may be, you shall of course keep your mind happy. You have to acquire this skill
If your mind listens to you, you will have no suffering inside. The suffering will only be in your body. We can do something about the suffering in your body with medicine or other means
Education is not about loading the child's mind with information, but about making the child's mind capable of razor-sharp perception, capable of knowing life in its full depth and dimension
The first thing to do when bringing up a child is not to touch your children, not to influence their minds with your distorted minds.
You must liberate your mind, not control it. It is acting crazy because it is entangled in petty things.
We say 'peace of mind' but really what we want is peace from the mind.
A fit mind is a clear mind.
The modern mind is overstimulated and the modern body is understimulated and overfed. Meditation, exercise, and fasting restore an ancient balance.
The senses, mind, and intellect are said to be desire's formidable stronghold; Through them, desire clouds one's knowledge and deludes the embodied soul.
Never do anything that taints your mind. Wrong actions cause negative or evil mental vibrations that are reflected in your whole appearance and personality
It is better to meditate a little bit with depth than to mediate long with the mind running here and there. If you do not make an effort to control the mind it will go on doing as it pleases
Your mind can be compared to a glass of muddy water. If you let the glass stand for a long time, the mud will settle at the bottom of the glass and the water will become fairly clear.
Happiness depends to some extent upon external conditions, but chiefly upon mental attitudes. In order to be happy one should have good health, a well-balanced mind, a prosperous life, the right work, a thankful heart, and above all, knowledge of God
Get away from this world; not by flying away to a cave in the Himalayas, but to the cave of your mind, where you are free of the body and of the world
The soul is only a witness; it does not engage itself in the operations of the human intelligence, mind, and senses
I am infinite. I am spaceless, I am tireless; I am beyond body, thought, and utterance; beyond all matter and mind. I am endless bliss.
Never allow your mind to entertain thoughts of illness or limitation; you will see your body change for the better.
The mind is the creator of everything. When you know the nature of the mind, you have control of everything, for all is mind.
Joy, by its very nature - being the blissful consciousness of Spirit in man's soul - lives closest to the mind, and is born in it when the mind is inwardly tuned
Develop your will power and positive thinking, and you will find your body, mind, and soul working to mold everything in your life according to your will.
You can conquer your moods, no matter how terrible they seem. Make up your mind that you are not going to be moody anymore; and if a mood comes in spite of your resolve, analyze the cause that brought it on, and do something constructive about it.
When your mind is fully withdrawn in superconsciousness, it becomes centered in the bliss of the spine. You are then in your ideational, or causal, body. That is the level of the soul
When the mind is calm, how quickly, how smoothly, how beautifully you will perceive everything
To meditate a short time with depth is better than to meditate for long hours with the mind running wild.
Be careful what you choose to do consciously, for unless your will is very strong, that is what you may have to do repeatedly and compulsively through the habit-influencing power of the subconscious mind.
I am not absentminded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else.
The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious but still a faithful interpreter - in the eye.
Everyone looks retarded once you set your mind to it.
O may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence; live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude...
If your mind becomes more organized, these unnecessary words, these unnecessary actions, these unnecessary things will disappear. Once they go away, you have a lot of time.
Your mind is working against you, simply because without understanding the fundamentals of what it is.
Once this mind starts working for you, once you are blissful by your own nature, there is no more fear of suffering, your mind will become a fantastic instrument of wellbeing
Our psychological realities have become bigger than the cosmic reality. That is the big problem. It's time you step out of the cinema that everybody is playing in their own minds
Thinking is just a recycling of data that you have gathered in the past.
I do not understand why people want to control their minds. I want them to liberate their minds
External circumstances can only cause you physical pain. Suffering is created in your mind.
Fear, anger, misery, frustration, depression and despair are all products of a mind that you have not taken charge of.
Only those who keep the garbage of their minds aside are truly capable of love and compassion.
If you cannot bring harmony to your own mind, how can you bring harmony to the world?
Wrong sense of intelligence has entered people's minds, they think if they make a problem out of every solution they're intelligent, no no, if you find solutions for every problem- that is intelligence
Control means to confine something within certain limits. Don't control your mind - liberate it
The problem is not with life. The problem is you have not taken charge of your mind
'I am stressed out' means your mind is in a state of psychological friction within yourself
For every thought you generate, your chemistry changes. You are a chemical soup & how you stir it is what you become
One who is entangled in the physical & material can never know the face of the Divine, nor will Divine ever know him
Nothing in existence is ever repeated - no two blades of grass are the same. Everything is fresh and unique - only the mind is in constant repetition
You can have the mind or you can have the moment
A busy mind accelerates the perceived passage of time. Buy more time by cultivating peace of mind
The most important trick to be happy is to realize that happiness is a choice that you make and a skill set that you develop. You choose to be happy, and then you work at it. It's just like building muscles.
You cannot quiet the mind, you can only watch it.
Good judgment is the product of a calm and curious mind, reasoning without motivation and attachment.
The great viruses of our time spread through minds, not through bodies.
Meditation is intermittent fasting for the mind
Too much sugar leads to a heavy body, and too many distractions lead to a heavy mind.
A fit body, a calm mind, a house full of love. These things cannot be bought - they must be earned.
The strong and turbulent senses can forcibly seize the mind even of a person with a high degree of enlightenment and self-control.
The senses are superior to the gross body, and superior to the senses is the mind. Beyond the mind is the intellect, and even beyond the intellect is the soul.
The mind is the creator of everything. You should therefore guide it to create only good. If you cling to a certain thought with dynamic will power, it finally assumes a tangible outward form.
Self-realization is the knowing—in body, mind, and soul—that we are one with the omnipresence of God
The practice of Kriya is far more purely blissful than the greatest enjoyment that any of our five senses or the mind can ever afford us.
No matter which way you turn a compass, its needle points to the north. So it is with the true yogi. Immersed he may be in many activities, but his mind is always on the Lord
Cultivate emotional poise. To overcome restlessness, start out with a firm determination that you will do each piece of work in its turn without unnecessary fret or fuss, without burdening your mind with useless queries
All affirmations, in order to reach the superconsciousness, must be free from uncertainties and doubts. Attention and faith are lights that lead even imperfectly understood affirmations to the subconscious and superconscious minds
Save the heart from overwork; fear and anger overtax it. Give rest to the heart by the Self-Realization method, and cultivate a peaceful attitude of mind.
Loyalty and love between husband and wife gradually free the mind from limitation to the sex plane and uplift it to the plane of divine love
Awaken the innate fortitude of the mind by affirming: "No matter what experiences come, I am always happy. My experiences cannot touch me."
Awareness is all mind, just as it is in dreams. This is not difficult to picture. In death one merely sloughs off his gross physical body, which is only a lower form of mind and the cause of all manner of troubles for the soul.
The little mind of the little man attached to little things cannot possibly identify itself with the universal consciousness of God.
You should feast regularly on the society of joyful minds. Every day you should associate, if only for a little while, with joy-instilled persons--those who meditate and feel the joy of God as a reality
My mind is living on cloud 9 and this 9 is never on vacation.
Obey God's laws of hygiene. The hygiene of keeping the mind pure is superior to physical hygiene
Medicine in itself has not that power of healing possessed by the mind if one knows how to use that mental power.
The joy of God is boundless, unceasing, all the time new. Body, mind, nothing can disturb you when you are in that consciousness — such is the grace and glory of the Lord
By controlling your mind you can experience the truth that this universe is a delusion.
Living with him is like being told a perpetual story: his mind is the biggest, most imaginative I have ever met. I could live in its growing countries forever.
Do away with the delusion of body consciousness, and the concomitant demands of body and mind for "unnecessary necessities."
I just want to sleep. A coma would be nice. Or amnesia. Anything, just to get rid of this, these thoughts, whispers in my mind. Did he rape my head, too?
This mind, or consciousness, is the supreme force that governs all voluntary and involuntary activities of this bodily factory with its multifarious outputs.