210 Mind Quotes

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Here are 210 of the best mind quotes. The goal? To make you understand how the mind works and make you free. You’ll find quotes on thoughts, the subconscious, having a clear mind, and lots more. Enjoy!

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The mind reflects the world, and the world reflects the mind. James Pierce

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The greatest minds are humble and simple. Maxime Lagacé

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Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think. Joy follows a pure thought like a shadow that never leaves. Buddha

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The greatest freedom is to be free of our own mind. Osho

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We say that we want peace of mind but what we really want is peace from mind. Naval Ravikant


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The modern mind is overstimulated and the modern body is understimulated and overfed. Meditation, exercise, and fasting restore an ancient balance. Naval Ravikant

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Few men come to realize that their entire life has been lived inside their mind. Kapil Gupta

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If you want power, control the narrative in other people’s head. If you seek happiness, control the narrative in your own head. Johnny Uzan

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The empires of the future will be empires of the mind. Winston Churchill (1943)

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You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. Marcus Aurelius


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Every time your mind shifts, your world shifts. Byron Katie

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Calmness, gentleness, silence, self-restraint and purity: these are the disciplines of the mind. Bhagavad Gita

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A mind that is full of conclusions is a dead mind. A living mind is a free mind, learning, never concluding. Jiddu Krishnamurti

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The end of the war with the mind is the end of war. Byron Katie

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To a mind that is still the whole universe surrenders. Lao Tzu

Related quotes and topics: calm, solitude, creativity

The Best Mind Quotes

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The closer one comes to truth, the further one gets from mind. James Pierce

Is it the world that’s busy, or my mind? Haemin Sunim

To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. Buddha

Not a mother, nor a father, nor any other relative can do more for the well-being of one than a rightly-directed mind can. The Dhammapada

Think of the old cliché about the mind being ‘an excellent servant but a terrible master’. This, like many clichés, so lame and banal on the surface, actually expresses a great and terrible truth. David Foster Wallace (This Is Water, fs.blog)

60% of the human body may be made of water, but over 80% of the human mind is made of stories. François Chollet

No technique of the mind will free you from the mind. Naval Ravikant

The mind is a flywheel, spun by fear. Naval Ravikant

Our mind is evolved to be paranoid, fearful and angry. Naval Ravikant

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The need for certainty is the greatest disease the mind faces. Robert Greene


A man who has not clarity of mind has nothing. Kapil Gupta

The mind that asks a lot of questions is self-correcting. James Clear

Paradise is within you, in your state of no-mind. And hell is also within you, in your very mind. Osho

Distractions really work by exploiting the weaknesses of our mind. Yuval Noah Harari (See also: focus quotes)

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What the mind doesn’t understand, it worships or fears. Alice Walker

Your mind is an abandoned playground. Left behind in early adulthood, now filled with clutter and trash. Meditation is how you remove them. Then you can play once again. Johnny Uzan

In an age of mental gluttony, meditation is fasting for the mind. Before paying a therapist to listen to you, listen to yourself. Before clearing your inbox, clear your mind. Naval Ravikant

Tomorrow is for the lazy mind, the sluggish mind, the mind that is not interested. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Your mind is an ever-producing thought machine. The world is an ever-producing noise machine. The older I get, the more I realize that success just means peace from both. Jade Byfield

It is the mind of man alone that is the cause of his bondage or freedom. Chanakya

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The richest people have health, time and peace of mind. Maxime Lagacé

Too many tricks have been played upon the mind for it to be quiet. Jiddu Krishnamurti

How can a mind that is burdened with beliefs see clearly? How can it be free to observe? Jiddu Krishnamurti

A mind that has no fear is capable of great love. Jiddu Krishnamurti

See also: thought of the day

Part 2. Mind Quotes That Are…

The Most Famous Mind Quotes (Einstein, Freud, Nietzsche, etc.)

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All the resources we need are in the mind. Theodore Roosevelt

The energy of the mind is the essence of life. Aristotle

Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. Abraham Lincoln

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. Albert Einstein

Where the mind goes the body will follow. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Emancipate yourself from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds. Bob Marley

When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one. Friedrich Nietzsche

The mind is a whore. Susan Sontag

Maturity of mind is best shown in slow belief. Baltasar Gracián

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The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size. Albert Einstein

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In the small matters trust the mind, in the large ones the heart. Sigmund Freud

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The conscious mind is a bad judge of its own situation and often persists in the illusion that its attitude is just the right one. Carl Jung

I believe that the mind can be permanently profaned by the habit of attending to trivial things, so that all our thoughts shall be tinged with triviality. Henry David Thoreau (Life Without Principle)

As a result of material development and modern education, people commonly seek happiness in external things, but neglect their minds. True, lasting happiness depends on our taming our unruly minds. This is not so much about intellectual development as cultivating a warm heart. 14th Dalai Lama

The mind is definitely something that can be transformed, and meditation is a means to transform it. 14th Dalai Lama

One always feels better when one has made up one’s mind. C.S. Lewis (The Last Battle)

The most fruitful and natural exercise for our minds is, in my opinion, conversation. Michel de Montaigne

The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues. René Descartes (Discourse on the Method)

If you take care of your mind, you take care of the world. Arianna Huffington

Man can alter his life by altering his thinking. William James

Short Mind Quotes

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You are not your mind. Eckhart Tolle

Be the observer of your mind. Eckhart Tolle

Move the body. Rest the mind. Naval Ravikant

A clear mind is a happy heart. Thibaut

Your entitled mind is dead weight. David Goggins

Your greatest (and only) enemy is your own mind. Mark Manson (twitter.com)

All problems are illusions of the mind. Eckhart Tolle

A hasty walk is a sign of a restless mind. Sven Schnieders

Creativity arises behind the conscious mind. Naval Ravikant

Beliefs and thoughts alter cells in your body. Bruce Lipton

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The world is nothing but your own magnified mind. Osho

Fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind. Dale Carnegie

You can have the mind or you can have the moment. Naval Ravikant

Answers fill your mind. Questions expand your mind. Kunal

The greatest danger we face is the mind going soft. Robert Greene (Related topic: hard work)

We have more idleness in the mind than in the body. François de La Rochefoucauld

You have a mind, but you are not the boss of your mind. Giovanni Dienstmann

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The wiser you get, the less you take your mind seriously. Maxime Lagacé

When the mind is speaking without permission, it’s lying. Naval Ravikant

Mind always goes ahead or lags behind. Remain with the moment. Osho

Nothing so disturbs the mind as its own thinking. James Pierce (twitter.com)

It is our mind, and that alone, that chains us or sets us free. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

The mind itself is a muscle — it can be trained and conditioned. Naval Ravikant

Your heart is the light of this world. Don’t cover it with your mind. Mooji

The heart surrenders everything to the moment. The mind judges and holds back. Ram Dass

Inspirational Mind Quotes

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Earn with your mind, not with your time. Naval Ravikant

All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas – not money. Robert Collier

Perfect tranquility within consists in the good ordering of the mind, the realm of your own. Marcus Aurelius

You can’t always control what goes on outside, but you can always control what goes on inside. Wayne Dyer

The only way to conquer the mind is to stop fighting it. Sven Schnieders

Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success. Joyce Brothers

And I realize that no matter where I am, whether in a little room full of thought, or in this endless universe of stars and mountains, it’s all in my mind. Jack Kerouac (Lonesome Traveler)

We all have forests on our minds. Forests unexplored, unending. Each one of us gets lost in the forest, every night, alone. Ursula K. Le Guin (The Wind’s Twelve Quarters)

Sometimes our body is willing, but our mind is weak. Sometimes our mind is willing, but our body is weak. Do not be afraid. Strive to extend your capacity but do not be disappointed with yourself. What does not challenge us, cannot change us. B.K.S. Iyengar

When your mind is telling you to quit and give up, remember all the repetitions and sacrifices made along the way. David Goggins

Get off your phones, computers, and shut the TV off. Don’t let this fast-paced world dull your sharpest weapon, that weapon being your mind. David Goggins

When your mind is telling you that you’re done, that you’re exhausted, that you cannot possibly go any further, you’re only actually 40% done. David Goggins

In the past, this mind has wandered as it liked, wherever it liked, at its own pleasure. Now I will control my mind wisely, as a mahout with his goad controls an elephant in must. The Dhammapada

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Your mind created the entire world. Byron Katie

Elevate yourself through the power of your mind, and not degrade yourself, for the mind can be the friend and also the enemy of the self. Bhagavad Gita

The conventional mind is passive – it consumes information and regurgitates it in familiar forms. The dimensional mind is active, transforming everything it digests into something new and original, creating instead of consuming. Robert Greene

If you thought that you were insignificant and had no power in this world, think again. Your mind is actually shaping the world around you. Rhonda Byrne

Your mind has the power to change all of the outer aspects of your life. You create your life from the inside out. Rhonda Byrne

See it in your mind until it excites and thrills you, and you will most surely hold it in your hands. Rhonda Byrne

When we truly recognize that our beliefs are that powerful – we hold the key to freedom. Bruce Lipton

When you transform your mind, everything you experience is transformed. Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

Funny And Surprising Mind Quotes

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A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open. Frank Zappa

Do not be so open-minded that your brains fall out. G.K. Chesterton

Sometimes I think my mind is a monkey constantly throwing feces at itself. Kamal Ravikant

Singing connects the mind with the heart and the heart with the soul. So sing. I dare you! Neale Donald Walsch

Some times saying “f*ck it” at the right time can be a very powerful thing. It tells your mind that you are willing to do whatever it takes to get to the other side. David Goggins

You have a mind? Yes. Well, why not use it? Isn’t that all you want – for it to do its job? Marcus Aurelius

If you never change your mind, why have one. Edward de Bono

Want more funny quotes? Please check out Funny Quotes From The World’s Funniest People

Deep Mind Quotes

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The moment is always complete. Only the mind is lacking. James Pierce

Fear is what prevents the flowering of the mind. Jiddu Krishnamurti

A mind that is controlled, disciplined in the sense of conforming to a pattern, such a mind is not free, it is a distorted mind. Jiddu Krishnamurti

An infected mind is a far more dangerous pestilence than any plague — one only threatens your life, the other destroys your character. Marcus Aurelius

You’ll never change someone’s mind by telling them that they aren’t allowed to think that way. Michael (@mmay3r)

A thief may harm a thief; an enemy may harm an enemy; but a wrongly directed mind can do oneself far greater harm. The Dhammapada

Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding. François de La Rochefoucauld

The moment that judgment stops through acceptance of what is, you are free of the mind. Eckhart Tolle (The Power of Now, Amazon book)

The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. Eckhart Tolle

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The great viruses of our time spread through minds, not through bodies. Naval Ravikant

Pride blunts the very instrument we need to own in order to succeed: our mind. Our ability to learn, to adapt, to be flexible, to build relationships, all of this is dulled by pride. Ryan Holiday

Mediocre minds are outraged by small insults but passive, subdued, and silent in front of very large ones. Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Bed of Procrustes, Amazon book)

The crowd mind is the lowest mind in existence. It is the minimum sensibility, minimum consciousness, minimum love, minimum life. Osho

Mind is the illusion that which is not but appears, and appears so much that you think that you are the mind. Osho

The mind is its own beautiful prisoner. E. E Cummings (Tulips and Chimneys)

You can’t escape your mind but you can program it and beautify it. Maxime Lagacé

See also: 5 Neuroscience Based Ways to Clear Your Mind

Wise Mind Quotes

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Knowing your own mind is the solution to all our problems. Lama Yeshe

Reality never comes as a problem. It is only the ideas about reality that comes as a problem. Osho

Past and future are two aspects of the same coin. The name of the coin is mind. Osho

The mind’s direction is more important than its progress. Joseph Joubert

Your body hears everything your mind says. Rakesh Valand (twitter.com)

The mind in itself has no needs, except for those it creates itself. Is undisturbed, except for its own disturbances. Knows no obstructions, except those from within. Marcus Aurelius

The mind commands the body and is instantly obeyed. The mind commands itself and meets resistance. Augustine of Hippo

Not to do evil, to cultivate merit, to purify one’s mind – this is the Teaching of the Buddhas. The Dhammapada

Ignoring the mind is a beautiful sadhana. This is what many of the sages did. They ignored the mind out of existence. It loses its influence and its potency when it is ignored. Mooji

Your mind is a prison, awareness is the key, and the door isn’t even locked. @zen_fi

You don’t become awakened by adding more content to your mind. In fact, those that have awakened say that they actually know less. What comes with awakening is the ability to embrace “not knowing.” Eckhart Tolle

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The average mind is focused on the future and paralyzed by fear. The wise mind is focused on the present and moved by love. Maxime Lagacé

Don’t fight against your mind. Instead, try to understand it. Try to see why it’s behaving the way it is. Watching motivational videos will only lead you to fight against your mind. Journaling, calm contemplation, and meditation will help you understand your mind. Kunal (@CrazyPolymath)

Without understanding myself the mind can deceive itself, it can have illusions according to its particular conditioning. When you know your conditioning and are free of it, there is no possibility of any kind of illusion. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Mind is mind. The contents might be different but the essence is the same. Understand your own mind and you will better understand the mind of others. Andy Puddicombe (headspace.com)

To go out of your mind once a day is tremendously important, because by going out of your mind you come to your senses. Alan Watts

The mind requires some relaxation, and cannot always support its bent to care and industry. David Hume

The immature mind compares itself with what is and what should be. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Fasting focuses the mind – it replaces all desires with a single desire. Naval Ravikant

A mind that is fast is sick. A mind that is slow is sound. A mind that is still is divine. Meher Baba

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See also: 10 Life Lessons for Peace of Mind and Body (psychologytoday.com)

Part 3. Mind Quotes About…

Quotes About The Subconscious Mind

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You become what you think about. Napoleon Hill

You become that to which you are most exposed. Denis Waitley

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality. Earl Nightingale

If you do not run your subconscious mind yourself, someone else will run it for you. Florence Scovel Shinn

You cannot entirely control your subconscious mind, but you can voluntarily hand over to it any plan, desire, or purpose which you wish transformed into concrete form. Napoleon Hill

Your subconscious mind loves pictures, so when you place a picture in your subconscious mind, it must do everything to make it materialize. Rhonda Byrne

Whatever goal you give to your subconscious mind, it will work night and day to achieve. Jack Canfield

The funny thing about the mind is that if you ask a question and then listen quietly, the answer usually appears. Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

The mind does most of its best thinking when we aren’t there. The answers are there in the morning. Alain de Botton

Our minds are susceptible to the influence of external voices, telling us what we require to be satisfied, voices that may drown our the faint sounds emitted from our souls, and distract us from the careful, arduous task of accurately naming our priorities. Alain de Botton (Status Anxiety)

Your mind automatically generates thoughts related to the information you consume. Be conscious of your information diet. Michael (@mmay3r)

Unresolved thoughts, prematurely pushed out of the mind, pile up in an internal landfill – which eventually pokes out of the subconscious and manifests as chronic, nonspecific anxiety. Naval Ravikant

Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives. Robert Collier

You will learn that the true purpose of meditation is to get beyond the analytical mind and enter into the subconscious mind so you can make real and permanent changes. Joe Dispenza

As you sow in your subconscious mind, so shall you reap in your body and environment. Joseph Murphy (The Power of Your Subconscious Mind)

You must make certain to give your subconscious only suggestions, which heal, bless, elevate, and inspire you in all your ways. Joseph Murphy

Once the subconscious mind accepts and idea, it begins to execute it. Joseph Murphy

What you write on the inside, you will experience it on the inside. Joseph Murphy

Know that in your deeper mind are Infinite Intelligence and Infinite Power. Joseph Murphy

Related quotes and topics: dream

See also: Reprogram Your Mind While You Sleep Dr. Bruce Lipton (10 minutes YouTube video)

Quotes About Mindset

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The biggest asset in the world is your mindset. Gary Vaynerchuk

Mind is never a problem. Mindset is. Narendra Modi

Once your mindset changes, everything on the outside will change along with it. Steve Maraboli

The forgiving state of mind is a magnetic power for attracting good. Catherine Ponder

You can’t do anything extraordinary with an ordinary mind. It all starts with the way you think. Gal Shapira

A serious mind can never be in the present. Only a playful mind, only children, are in the present. So be more childlike… play more. Osho

The mind is just like a muscle – the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets and the more it can expand. Idowu Koyenikan

Open the window of your mind. Allow the fresh air, new lights and new truths to enter. Amit Ray

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking. Voltaire

Related topic: confidence

Quotes About Strong Mind, Training Your Mind, Motivation

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It’s very easy to neglect to train the most important thing – the mind. David Goggins

You train your body on a consistent basis. How often do you train your mind? You should not miss a training. Gal Shapira

Think about how hard you have to work in the gym to change your body. That’s how hard you’re going to have to work to train your mind. Tom Bilyeu

The mind is excitable and unsteady; it is difficult to control and to restrain. The wise one trains his mind to be upright as a fletcher straightens an arrow. The Dhammapada

The fear of being criticized gets you criticized. Get out of your mind. Most people will barely remember your name a few years from now. Do what you want to do, not what you think people expect from you. @orangebook_

Your mind is constantly being shaped and molded. It gets sharper when you focus single-mindedly on one task. It gets tougher as it is exposed to adversity. It gets happier when you make gratitude a habit. It gets wiser when lessons finally sink in. Yvan Byeajee

My teacher used to say ‘we can polish the car to make it look impressive but if the engine is rusty, it won’t go anywhere’. Look after your engine, look after your mind. Andy Puddicombe

One who has control over the mind is tranquil in heat and cold, in pleasure and pain, and in honor and dishonor; and is ever steadfast with the Supreme Self. Bhagavad Gita

You have ownership of your mind. One of the gravest mistakes to make is to tell yourself that you have no control over your thoughts. If you aren’t attempting to influence your own thoughts then someone else already has. Bill Masur

Understand this: You live your entire life through your mind. If you leave your mind untrained, it will be trained by the society. As a result, you won’t live your life; the society will live it through you. Kunal (@CrazyPolymath)

Exercise your mind like you do your body. It needs resistance training: Push past pain, take cold showers, meditate for longer, read harder books. Pain is a teacher. Yet most people avoid it at all costs. @KetoAurelius

If your mind is trained well through spiritual practices, it befriends you and helps you. Otherwise your own mind behaves like an enemy. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

The key is to quiet your mind while in mental hell and embrace whatever obstacle is in front of you with open arms. David Goggins

There are no special people, just special minds and the mind is something we can sharpen through hard work. David Goggins

The toughest people had the biggest challenges. The weakest didn’t have that chance. Maxime Lagacé

Related topic: motivation

Quotes About Clear Mind, Control

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The mind has to be empty to see clearly. Jiddu Krishnamurti

There’s no way that a clear mind can live an unhappy life. Byron Katie

The greatest need of our time is to clean out the enormous mass of mental and emotional rubbish that clutters our minds. Thomas Merton

Strive to still your thoughts. Make your mind one-pointed in meditation. Bhagavad Gita

Guard against evil thoughts, control your mind. Giving up evil thoughts, cultivate good thoughts. The Dhammapada

Those who follow the Tao are of clear mind. They do not load their mind with anxieties and are flexible in their adjustment to external conditions. Zhuangzi

To begin with the end in mind means to start with a clear understanding of your destination. It means to know where you’re going so that you better understand where you are now and so that the steps you take are always in the right direction. Stephen R. Covey

The mind is incredible. Once you’ve gained mastery over it, channelling its powers positively for your purpose, you can do anything. Arnold Schwarzenegger

A busy mind, caught up in its own stuff, can make the world feel like a very small place. Meditation reminds us just how big the world really is. Andy Puddicombe

We don’t meditate to change the mind. We meditate so we can learn to be at ease with the mind, however uncomfortable that can sometimes feel, however messy life can sometimes be. Andy Puddicombe

We talk about training the mind, but we are not training it to do something; rather, we are training it to come to a place of natural rest, where we can see life more clearly with a new perspective. Andy Puddicombe

Controlling the mind doesn’t take one to freedom. Controlling the mind adds another link to one’s shackles. Wu Hsin

The real noise is not outside. It’s inside your mind. If your mind is calm and still, external turbulence can’t disturb you. Kunal (@CrazyPolymath)

Mind is your prison. No-mind is your freedom. Mind is your ignorance, no-mind is your enlightenment. Move from mind to no-mind. This is the whole path, this is the whole religion. Osho

All chases, whether flow, drugs, beauty, thrills, orgasm, or devotion, are attempts to escape from the mind. Meditation is the direct path. Naval Ravikant

Meditation is intermittent fasting for the mind. Too much sugar leads to a heavy body, and too many distractions lead to a heavy mind. Time spent undistracted and alone, in self-examination, journaling, meditation, resolves the unresolved and takes us from mentally fat to fit. Naval Ravikant

Still your waters. Beauty comes when you embrace silence. Maxime Lagacé

Just as you wash your hands before eating, clear your mind before engaging with the world. Mooji

See also: 12 Science-Based Benefits of Meditation (healthline.com)

Part 4. Conclusion

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Part 1. You were born as a no-mind. Let this sink into your heart as deeply as possible because through that, a door opens. Osho (Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously, Amazon book)

Part 2. If you were born as a no-mind, then the mind is just a social product. It is nothing natural, it is cultivated. It has been put together on top of you. Osho

Part 3. Deep down you are still free, you can get out of it. One can never get out of nature, but one can get out of the artificial any moment one decides to. Osho

Call to action: Read How to Clear Your Mind in 15 Minutes (inc.com) or 11 Ways to Make Your Mind Calm and Peaceful (lifehack.org)

Author Bio

maxime lagace

Maxime Lagacé started collecting quotes in 2004 after he lost his girlfriend in a car accident.

In search of meaning, he dived in the self-improvement world, psychology and trail running. His goal was to understand his pain, his depression, his fears, his lack of motivation and inspiration.

Books, blogs, quotes and nature became his guide.

He finished his software engineering degree in 2007 at the École de Technologie Supérieure de Montréal. He also studied at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. A few years later, he started his first website to share his passion for quotes.

Maxime is a father of two, INFJ and also loves running. His best 5k is 17 minutes 41 seconds and his best marathon (42k) is in 3 hours 33 minutes 11 seconds (with 1800 meters of elevation gain).

Other notable interests of Maxime are health (mental and physical), meditation, nutrition, bananas, SEO, human potential, education, learning, productivity and minimalism.

Finally, he is (very) far from being perfect.

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  1. I just found your site. I lead meditation classes for cancer patients and before each class I speak on a subject usually relating to Buddhism. I also end each class with a quote or a poem. Thank you for this wonderful work you have provided.

    1. Thank you for your beautiful message Jan.
      Happy to hear that.

      Please keep inspiring people. You’re doing something important.


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