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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?

Author: Bhagavad Gita

Profession: Sanskrit Poem Incorporated Into the Mahabharata

Irony is the hygiene of the mind.

Author: Elizabeth Bibesco

Profession:

Man's mind is not a container to be filled but rather a fire to be kindled.

Author: Dorothea Brande

Profession: American Success Writer

Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.

Author: Dorothea Brande

Profession: American Success Writer

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.

Author: Andre Breton (1989-1966)

Profession: French Surrealist

The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.

Author: Jacob Bronowski (1908-1974)

Profession: British Scientist, Author

Nothing in life is as good as the marriage of true minds between man and woman. As good? It is life itself. ''

Author: Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973)

Profession: American Novelist

You've got to watch your mind all the time or you'll awaken and find a strange picture on your press.

Author: Lord Buckley

Profession:

There is nothing so disobedient as an undisciplined mind, and there is nothing so obedient as a disciplined mind.

Author: Buddha (568-488 BC)

Profession: Founder of Buddhism

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.

Author: Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873)

Profession: British Novelist, Poet

The mind profits by the wrecks of every passion.

Author: Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873)

Profession: British Novelist, Poet

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.

Author: Richard Carlson

Profession: American Psychologist, Author, Speaker

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.

Author: Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919)

Profession: American Industrialist, Philanthropist

Conviction is the conscience of the mind.

Author: Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort (1741-1794)

Profession: French Writer, Journalist, Playwright

A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones.

Author: Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773)

Profession: British Statesman, Author