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We cannot see things that stare us in the face until the hour comes that the mind is ripened.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean pool of subconscious from which it rises.

Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) Austrian fhysician. Founder of Psychoanalysis.

The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.

Henri Bergson (1859-1941) French philosopher.

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

Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773) British statesman.

The components of anxiety, stress, fear, and anger do not exist independently of you in the world. They simply do not exist in the physical world, even though we talk about them as if they do.

Wayne Dyer (1940-?) American psychotherapist, author and lecturer.


My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery --always buzzing, humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud. And why? What's this passion for?

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) British novelist and essayist.

Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.

Unknown Source

What is mind but motion in the intellectual sphere?

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

Prosperity begins with a state of mind.

Unknown Source

I find, by experience, that the mind and the body are more than married, for they are most intimately united; and when one suffers, the other sympathizes.

Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773) British statesman.