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Few are there that will leave the secure seclusion of the scholar's life, the peaceful walks of literature and learning, to stand out a target for the criticism of unkind and hostile minds.

Tags: Learning, Life  ✍ Author: Felix Adler

The Rubicons which women must cross, the sex barriers which they must breach, are ultimately those that exist in their own minds.

Tags: Sex, Women  ✍ Author: Felix Adler

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.

Tags: Learning, Purpose  ✍ Author: Mortimer Adler

When I'm ready to make a photograph, I think I quite obviously see in my minds eye something that is not literally there in the true meaning of the word. I'm interested in something which is built up from within, rather than just extracted from without.

Tags: Rather, True  ✍ Author: Ansel Adams

It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds.

Tags: Majority, Rather  ✍ Author: Samuel Adams

To understand the true quality of people, you must look into their minds, and examine their pursuits and aversions.

Tags: True, Understand  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

Nobody minds having what is too good for them.

Tags: Good, Nobody  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Tags: Happiness, Happy  ✍ Author: Abraham Lincoln

Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds.

Tags: Eyes, Small  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Tags: Great, Opposition  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.

Tags: Sky, True  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

Tags: Great, Small  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing.

Tags: Care, Children  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

Power is not alluring to pure minds.

Tags: Power, Pure  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls.

Tags: Ideas, Simple  ✍ Author: Gaston Bachelard

The habit of common and continuous speech is a symptom of mental deficiency. It proceeds from not knowing what is going on in other people's minds.

Tags: Knowing, Speech  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.

Tags: End, Weak  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.

Tags: Feeble, Religion  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will moderation be utterly exiled from the minds of tyrants.

Tags: Heart, Nor  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

It is always easier to believe than to deny. Our minds are naturally affirmative.

Tags: Deny, Naturally  ✍ Author: John Burroughs

Our minds want clothes as much as our bodies.

Tags: Bodies, Clothes  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

I wrote five issues of that and got the sack. Actually, they paid me for eight, but they changed their minds about the direction and threw three issues out the window.

Tags: Direction, Three  ✍ Author: Eddie Campbell

To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes.

Tags: Eyes, God  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about.

Tags: Lonely, Talk  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth.

Tags: Nature, Truth  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill
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As an author you hope your characters have sparks but truly in the end they have minds of their own!

Tags: End, Hope  ✍ Author: Luciano De Crescenzo

I want 'Flesh Of My Flesh' to be like my connection to the community, I want to say what's on my peoples' minds, soak up all their pain. I've learned that when I take it all in, I can make one brotha's pain be understood by the world.

Tags: Learned, Pain  ✍ Author: DMX

We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.

Tags: Society, Talk  ✍ Author: Angela Davis

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.

Tags: Good, Past  ✍ Author: Rene Descartes

The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.

Tags: Capable, Greatest  ✍ Author: Rene Descartes

Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource - the minds of our children.

Tags: Children, Greatest  ✍ Author: Walt Disney

Little things affect little minds.

Tags: Affect  ✍ Author: Benjamin Disraeli

What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.

Tags: Change, Life  ✍ Author: Wayne Dyer

I say there're no depressed words just depressed minds.

Tags: Depressed, Words  ✍ Author: Bob Dylan

High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds.

Tags: Great, High  ✍ Author: Kim Edwards

You are traveling and see these people shooting the entire experience of going through a city, and maybe in the back of their minds they sustain the illusion that they will edit it all, but I don't think that's it.

Tags: Experience, Maybe  ✍ Author: Atom Egoyan

Well I do think there are people who are habitually negative and depressed and take the opposite approach because they imagine the worst, and their minds become dominated by that. They let their own emotions and expectations transform their perceptions of the world.

Tags: Become, Negative  ✍ Author: Barbara Ehrenreich

Where minds differ and opinions swerve there is scant a friend in that company.

Tags: Friend, Opinions  ✍ Author: Elizabeth I

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.

Tags: Foolish, Statesmen  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Little minds have little worries, big minds have no time for worries.

Tags: Big, Time  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

I get really scared about how the Internet is shifting and changing everyone's minds, and the way we see ourselves and interact online. Everything is so diluted now.

Tags: Everyone, Ourselves  ✍ Author: Feist

Being a manager is about getting into the minds of the people you represent.

Tags: Getting, Manager  ✍ Author: Paul Gallico

To open the majority of peoples' minds to something new is difficult. I always think that, as long as it's funny underneath, then you can argue that a teaspoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.

Tags: Difficult, Funny  ✍ Author: Sunil Gangopadhyay

Liberate the minds of men and ultimately you will liberate the bodies of men.

Tags: Liberate, Men  ✍ Author: Marcus Garvey

People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people's minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.

Tags: May, Thinking  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Gaskell

Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme; to be sublimely great or to be nothing.

Tags: Ambition, Great  ✍ Author: John Gavin

When we race in London a world record will be the last thing on our minds.

Tags: Last, Race  ✍ Author: John White Geary

Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.

Tags: Failures, Success  ✍ Author: Thomas Chandler Haliburton

The modern minds in each generation are the critics who preserve us from a petrifying world, who will not leave us to walk undisturbed in the ways of our fathers.

Tags: Leave, Walk  ✍ Author: Edith Hamilton

You can't just beat a team, you have to leave a lasting impression in their minds so they never want to see you again.

Tags: Again, Team  ✍ Author: Mia Hamm

I never think of myself as an icon. What is in other people's minds is not in my mind. I just do my thing.

Tags: Icon, Mind  ✍ Author: Audrey Hepburn

Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.

Tags: Eyes, Light  ✍ Author: Napoleon Hill

The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice.

Tags: Often, Others  ✍ Author: Lou Holtz

What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye.

Tags: Learn, Makes  ✍ Author: Lou Holtz

Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace.

Tags: Great, Interested  ✍ Author: Elbert Hubbard

The biggest problem in South Africa is that we have a disrupted timeline. Historically, politically, spiritually, economically, in people's minds, in people's heads.

Tags: Africa, Problem  ✍ Author: Abdullah Ibrahim

Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.

Tags: Themselves, Working  ✍ Author: Washington Irving

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.

Tags: Great, Rise  ✍ Author: Washington Irving

Great minds have purposes; others have wishes.

Tags: Great, Others  ✍ Author: Washington Irving

To believe that patriotism will not flourish if patriotic ceremonies are voluntary... is to make an unflattering estimate of the appeal of our institutions to free minds.

Tags: Free, Patriotism  ✍ Author: Robert Jackson

When I'm rhyming it's all in my head... Like the slaves, when they were picking cotton, they would block out their minds. They would sing.

Tags: Head, Sing  ✍ Author: Wyclef Jean

Beware prejudices. They are like rats, and men's minds are like traps; prejudices get in easily, but it is doubtful if they ever get out.

Tags: Beware, Men  ✍ Author: Francis Jeffrey

What we value about music and literature are the moments that they create in our minds when we encounter them.

Tags: Music, Value  ✍ Author: Stephan Jenkins

John F. Kennedy was the victim of the hate that was a part of our country. It is a disease that occupies the minds of the few but brings danger to the many.

Tags: Country, Hate  ✍ Author: Lyndon B. Johnson

Shakespeare is the happy hunting ground of all minds that have lost their balance.

Tags: Happy, Lost  ✍ Author: James Joyce

The holy book is implanted in the hearts and minds of all the Muslims. Humiliation of the holy book represents the humiliation of our people.

Tags: Book, Holy  ✍ Author: Vincent Kartheiser

The same stimulus that animates men to action, will have a proportionate effect on juvenile minds.

Tags: Action, Men  ✍ Author: Joseph Lancaster

Few parents are aware of the difficulties that beset the minds of the little philosophers and theologians who sit upon their knees or play at their feet; and many a parent could not comprehend the disturbance, if he were aware of it.

Tags: Few, Parents  ✍ Author: Lucy Larcom

The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come in contact with other minds.

Tags: Leave, Mind  ✍ Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Nature that framed us of four elements, warring within our breasts for regiment, doth teach us all to have aspiring minds.

Tags: Nature, Within  ✍ Author: Niccolo Machiavelli

As a genre, videogames take our minds on journeys, and we can control and experience them much more interactively than passively - especially when they are well-designed.

Tags: Control, Experience  ✍ Author: Vanessa Mae

The state of minds vary according to the angle under which one examines them.

Tags: Angle, State  ✍ Author: Ella Maillart

The question in their minds was, why did the outside world, and particularly the Western world, produce all these landmines, and send them to Afghanistan? This business must be stopped. It's a dirty business to produce such a horrible device.

Tags: Business, Why  ✍ Author: Mohsen Makhmalbaf

As our bodies live upon the earth and find sustenance in the fruits which it produces, so our minds feed on the same truths as the intelligible and immutable substance of the divine Word contains.

Tags: Earth, Word  ✍ Author: Nicolas Malebranche

In reading, a lonely quiet concert is given to our minds; all our mental faculties will be present in this symphonic exaltation.

Tags: Lonely, Reading  ✍ Author: John Malkovich

Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.

Tags: Away, Walk  ✍ Author: Marilyn Manson

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!

Tags: Free, Ourselves  ✍ Author: Bob Marley

None but ourselves can free our minds.

Tags: Free, Ourselves  ✍ Author: Bob Marley

If men could regard the events of their own lives with more open minds, they would frequently discover that they did not really desire the things they failed to obtain.

Tags: Lives, Men  ✍ Author: Andre Maurois

The great thing about this town hall format is that it allows us to hear what's on the minds of Americans. Tonight, it was clear - voters have quite a few questions about the direction in which the current administration is headed.

Tags: Few, Great  ✍ Author: Janet Napolitano

The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds.

Tags: Art, True  ✍ Author: Jawaharlal Nehru

We have overcome the notion that mathematical truths have an existence independent and apart from our own minds. It is even strange to us that such a notion could ever have existed.

Tags: Existence, Strange  ✍ Author: James Newman

We must make up our minds to be ignorant of much, if we would know anything.

Tags: Ignorant  ✍ Author: John Henry Newman

Picture yourself in your minds eye as having already achieved this goal. See yourself doing the things you'll be doing when you've reached your goal.

Tags: Goal, Yourself  ✍ Author: Earl Nightingale

Our minds are mysterious; our conscious brain is like a ship on a sea that is obscure to us.

Tags: Brain, Sea  ✍ Author: Heather O\'Rourke

All my concerts had no sounds in them; they were completely silent. People had to make up their own music in their minds!

Tags: Music, Silent  ✍ Author: Yoko Ono

What bothers me about TV is that it tends to take our minds off our minds.

Tags: Off, Tv  ✍ Author: Robert Orben

Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear.

Tags: Fear, Hope  ✍ Author: James Otis

Little things please little minds.

Tags: Please  ✍ Author: James Otis

All things can corrupt when minds are prone to evil.

Tags: Corrupt, Evil  ✍ Author: James Otis

Emotionally, in our minds, we get so filled with resentments where we've got a story about absolutely everything.

Tags: Filled, Story  ✍ Author: Chuck Palahniuk

Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.

Tags: Art, Men  ✍ Author: Sylvia Plath

No one's policing their own minds more than an author. You spend a lot of time in your own head analysing what you think about things, and a philosophy comes.

Tags: Philosophy, Time  ✍ Author: Terry Pratchett

Words do not change their meanings so drastically in the course of centuries as, in our minds, names do in the course of a year or two.

Tags: Change, Words  ✍ Author: Marcel Proust

Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.

Tags: Change, Food  ✍ Author: Sean Quinn

We must form our minds by reading deep rather than wide.

Tags: Deep, Rather  ✍ Author: Sean Quinn

While we are making up our minds as to when we shall begin, the opportunity is lost.

Tags: Lost, Making  ✍ Author: Sean Quinn

We really believe that whatever we put our minds to, we can achieve.

Tags: Put, Whatever  ✍ Author: Giuliana Rancic

If we look into ourselves we discover propensities which declare that our intellects have arisen from a lower form; could our minds be made visible we should find them tailed.

Tags: Discover, Ourselves  ✍ Author: Charles Reade

Neither of my parents would ever stand in the way of any of their children speaking their minds.

Tags: Children, Parents  ✍ Author: Ron Reagan

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