When I drank, I had a very different attitude towards my playing. It was sloppier but I kind of liked it that way. It was like the alcohol was telling my mind what to do.
His mind is so open – so open that ideas simply pass through it.
The hunter for aphorisms on human nature has to fish in muddy water, and he is even condemned to find much of his own mind.
A weapon is a device for making your enemy change his mind.
The minds of men are at last aroused; reason looks out and justifies her own, and malice finds all her work is ruin.
More important than learning how to recall things is finding ways to forget things that are cluttering the mind.
There is only one way by which you can achieve prosperity. It is to take charge of your mind.
You are all human but what makes, what makes you really really spiritual? What you are here for. What you are really here for? What you are really here for is to make a fundamental change upwards. It is simply crossing a border from one place in your mind to another. That’s all.
In running, I know that I can train as much as I want and Im never going to break the world record for the five miles. Its partly genetics; Im just not built for it. But if I worked really hard, I might be able to cut my time by half. Could I do the same thing with my mind and my well-being?
The question I wanted to answer was, could I train my mind to be happy the same way one trains ones body?
Smoke that herb and clear your mind.
The human mind can bear plenty of reality but not too much intermittent gloom.
It is a rare privilege to watch the birth, growth, and first feeble struggles of a living mind; this privilege is mine.
There seems to be one quality of mind which seems to be of special and extreme advantage in leading him to make discoveries. It was the power of never letting exceptions go unnoticed.
It’s not a certain technique, it’s not a skillit’s all in your mind, it’s how far you want to go
I teach that the foundation for our practice is being able to go inward and disconnect from the busyness of our thoughts, that focusing the mind on bodily sensations and breath will ground us in the present moment. Yoga is about realizing who you really are, aside from your persona.
An interior designer must be able to clarify his intent keeping ever in mind that decorating is not a look, it’s a point of view.
In alchemical treatises, the formula L’Oeuvre au Noir … designates what is said to be the most difficult phase of the alchemist’s process, the separation and dissolution of substance. It is still not clear whether the term applied to daring experiments on matter itself, or whether it was understood to symbolize trials of the mind in discarding all forms of routine and prejudice. Doubtless it signified one or the other meaning alternately, or perhaps both at the same time.
An obsession is where something will not leave your mind.
My definition of Blues is that it’s a musical form which is very disciplined and structured coupled with a state of mind, and you can have either of those things but it’s the two together that make it what it is. And you need to be a student for one, and a human being for the other, but those things alone don’t do it.
It’s very dependent on your state of mind. And your emotional state as well. And a lot of it comes pouring out, you don’t really have that much control with it.
I’ve got a war in my mind
Mary prays the rosary for my broken mind.
I don’t have the feeling that as a very young person I read books that absolutely made their mark on my mind.
The American president has particular power. This makes Trump the most dangerous man in the world. He’s equally dangerous because of his finger on the nuclear trigger and because of his mind ensconced in solipsistic reality. The two are a dreadful combination.
Trump has a mind that in many ways is always under duress, because he’s always seeking to be accepted, loved. He sees himself as constantly victimized by others and by the society, from which he sees himself as fighting back. So there’s always an intensity to his destructive behavior that could contribute to his false beliefs.
Keep in mind that I’m crazy, won’t you?
Then she made up her mind.It was absurd to pretend that he did not exist.It no longer hurt her to see him. She opened the door wide and let him into her life again.
I love the feeling of creating pictures in someone’s mind just by spelling out the right lyrical combination.
I wasn’t afraid of going places or doing new things. I would do just about anything or go anywhere. I’d get a notion in my mind and just follow it.
I’ve never really had a certain style of music in mind that I make, or am really adamant on how something should sound, but I like the process of not knowing, of just seeing what happens and what comes out.
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?
We have flooded ourselves with the media in all its many forms. Our minds are now open to signals. We have become aerials.
Longing for something that you once had is a mistake because the pictures in your mind are never the same as whatever it is you are longing for.
Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment.