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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.

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