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 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.
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.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
Short + Mind quotes ⇑Short Quotes
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
To a great mind, nothing is little
Books don't offer real escape, but they can stop a mind scratching itself raw.
When the mind is calm, how quickly, how smoothly, how beautifully you will perceive everything
By controlling your mind you can experience the truth that this universe is a delusion.
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.
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.
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.
All mind Quotes ⇑
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.
The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat.
Oh, I wouldn't mind, Hazel Grace. It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.
I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.
Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.
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.
I must have a prodigious amount of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up!
Divisions are imaginary lines drawn by small minds.
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.
You can only sharpen a blade so far... In the end, it comes down to the quality of the metal
Attachment to pleasure or aversion to pain both destroy the equilibrium of the inner nature
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
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.
Just as a lamp in a windless place does not flicker, so the disciplined mind of a yogi remains steady in meditation
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You will never follow your own inner voice until you clear up the doubts in your mind.
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.
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.
I enjoy talking to you. Your mind appeals to me. It resembles my own mind except that you happen to be insane.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
The human mind is not a terribly logical or consistent place.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called "All the Things That Could Go Wrong."
So don't you worry your pretty little mind because people throw rocks at things that shine
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.
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.
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
Material objects that give pleasure remain outside the mind. They, and the gratification they give, gain entry into the mind only through imagination.
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
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.
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?
As soon as you allow a mood to enwrap your mind, your will becomes paralyzed. Moods befog the brain, and hence impair judgment
Retain evenness of mind under all circumstances. In every situation be calmly active and actively calm.
To be worthwhile, books should cause you to think. If they do that, you will find that your mind is developing.
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;
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
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
Whatever has its origin in desire is a disturbing element, for desires are like stones pelted into the calm lake of consciousness.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
Analyze yourself. All emotions are reflected in the body and mind. Envy and fear cause the face to pale, love makes it glow.
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.
Your mind is like a bird that has been locked in a cage for many years. It fears liberty. Yet, freedom is its birthright.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
In meditation, try to go beyond thinking. As long as thoughts enter the mind, you are functioning on the conscious level.
The more you feed your mind with positive thoughts, the more you can attract great things into your life.
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.
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.
The mind is the creator of everything. When you know the nature of the mind, you have control of everything, for all is mind.
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
Never allow your mind to entertain thoughts of illness or limitation; you will see your body change for the better.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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...
I am not absentminded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else.
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.
The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious but still a faithful interpreter - in the eye.
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
The soul is only a witness; it does not engage itself in the operations of the human intelligence, mind, and senses
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.
To meditate a short time with depth is better than to meditate for long hours with the mind running wild.
Never do anything that taints your mind. Wrong actions cause negative or evil mental vibrations that are reflected in your whole appearance and personality
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.
Self-realization is the knowing—in body, mind, and soul—that we are one with the omnipresence of God
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 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.
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.
The strong and turbulent senses can forcibly seize the mind even of a person with a high degree of enlightenment and self-control.
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
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
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
The little mind of the little man attached to little things cannot possibly identify itself with the universal consciousness of God.
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.
Awaken the innate fortitude of the mind by affirming: "No matter what experiences come, I am always happy. My experiences cannot touch me."
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
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
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
Medicine in itself has not that power of healing possessed by the mind if one knows how to use that mental power.
Obey God's laws of hygiene. The hygiene of keeping the mind pure is superior to physical hygiene
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.
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?
Do away with the delusion of body consciousness, and the concomitant demands of body and mind for "unnecessary necessities."