Top 100 Quotes About A Human Mind

#1. As human beings we have the same experience of destructive and constructive emotions. We also have a human mind capable of developing wisdom. We all have the same Buddha nature.

Dalai Lama

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#2. The haven all memes depend on reaching is the human mind, but a human mind is itself an artifact created when memes restructure a human brain in order to make it a better habitat for memes.

Daniel Dennett

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#3. Mostly I was just plain freaked. Not mentally tottering, I think a human mind that's moderately well-adjusted can absorb a lot of strangeness before it actually totters, but freaked, yes.

Stephen King

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#4. Music is the effort we make to explain to ourselves how our brains work. We listen to Bach transfixed because this is listening to a human mind.

Lewis Thomas

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#5. These ideas are, perhaps, too far stretched; but still it must be acknowledged, that, by representing the Deity as so intelligible and comprehensible, and so similar to a human mind, we are guilty of the grossest and most narrow partiality, and make ourselves the model of the whole universe.

David Hume

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#6. If you want to burrow a message into a human mind. Work it into a story

Jonathan Gottschall

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#7. This was where she discovered that intelligence, this wonderful gift, grows in silence, not in noise. It was here too that she learnt that a human mind, a truly human mind, is nurtured over time, with hard work and discipline.

Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera

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#8. Nothing affects the heart like that which is purely from itself, and of its own nature; such as the beauty of sentiments, the grace of actions, the turn of characters, and the proportions and features of a human mind.

Anthony Ashley Cooper

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#9. I think that the theory of evolution is the most unscientific, faith-based, fundamentally brainless idea that ever had the misfortune to come out of a human mind. To compare it to true science is a joke. There is nothing even slightly scientific about it.

Ray Comfort

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#10. An essay is something that tracks the evolution of a human mind.

John D'Agata

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#11. The churning of a human mind is unpredictable, as is the anatomy of the human heart.

Rudy Rucker

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#12. What do you think of the human mind? I mean, in case you think there is a human mind.

Mark Twain

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#13. What if you take a human mind, and upload it into one of these machines?

Gary Marcus

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#14. You are a human mind again, pretending to be a human being, interacting with another mind, playing a drama called love.

Eckhart Tolle

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#15. How much Joy can a human mind encompass in one lifetime?

Michael Levy, Baron Levy

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#16. I want [my daughter] to look at the world through the underside of a glass-bottom boat, to look through a microscope at the galaxies that exist on the pinpoint of a human mind.

Sarah Kay

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#17. Every book written is the product of a human mind in a particular state.

Matt Haig

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#18. Thou shalt not make a machine in the likeness of a human mind.

Frank Herbert

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#19. After a lifetime in academia, I have discovered that there is only one requirement for someone to actually believe any of the one hundred most absurd ideas possible for a human mind to conceive: you must be an intellectual. Some ideas are so ridiculous that only a Ph.D. could believe them.

Peter Kreeft

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#20. A human mind was built for contact with similar minds. It should, - in fact, - it must think about what is going on around it; for, if it is shut up in a thick, dark, bony box of a skull, it will always stay in that condition known as "status quo"; and grow up, antagonistic to all surroundings.

Ernest Vincent Wright

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#21. A human mind is a wandering mind, and a wandering mind is an unhappy mind.

Sam Harris

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#22. The researchers summarized: "A human mind is a wandering mind, and a wandering mind is an unhappy mind. The ability to think about what is not happening is a cognitive achievement that comes at an emotional cost.". Long ago, Buddhists reached much the same conclusion.

David Michie

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#23. What is a human mind? Memories. Memories are data. Character, personality, individual volition. Those are programming.

George R R Martin

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#24. People negotiate their way around how a human mind works and find blind points. That's how people steal effectively.

Margot Robbie

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#25. The pleasure to be derived from a chess combination lie in the feeling that a human mind is behind the game, dominating the inanimate pieces ... and giving them breath of life.

Richard Reti

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#26. But a human mind is a great sullen lightning-filled cloud of thoughts, all of them occupying a finite amount of brain processing time. Finding whatever the owner thinks they're thinking in the middle of the smog of prejudices, memories, worries, hopes and fears is almost impossible.

Terry Pratchett

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#27. You can access that on many levels and the human spirit and the human mind responds to those themes because they recognise the veracity of them. That they are real things. Sometimes it even goes beyond logic, it's just a sense of something.

Mel Gibson

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#28. I don't mind shaking hands with a human being, are you one?

Alex Haley

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#29. Anarchism stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion and liberation of the human body from the coercion of property; liberation from the shackles and restraint of government. It stands for a social order based on the free grouping of individuals ...

Emma Goldman

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#30. When I write fiction, I struggle to decide the fate of two people created by my mind and spend countless hours to give them a happy ending. God, the Almighty has created infinite human beings till date and runs all our lives with such ease. He is the BEST WRITER of all.

Shahla Khan

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#31. The real barrier (to building a brand) is the human mind. It normally takes decades to build a brand because it takes decades to penetrate the gray matter in between your ears.

Al Ries

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#32. Human intelligence is a reflection of the intelligence that produces everything. In knowing, we are simply extending the intelligence that comes to and constitutes us. We mimic the mind of God, so to speak. Or better, we continue and extend it.

Huston Smith

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#33. Reality is that which exists; the unreal does not exist; the unreal is merely that negation of existence which is the content of a human consciousness when it attempts to abandon reason. Truth is the recognition of reality; reason, man's only means of knowledge, is his only standard of truth.

Ayn Rand

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#34. Yoga is the perfect vehicle for change of yourself. First by creating a strong and powerful body and mind. It is a starting point from which you can begin to realize your human spirit.

Bikram Choudhury

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#35. The human mind is indeed a cave swarming with strange forms of life, most of them unconscious and unilluminated. Unless we can understand something as to how the motives that issue from this obscurity are generated, we can hardly hope to foresee or control them.

Charles Horton Cooley

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#36. Men always forget that human happiness is a disposition of mind and not a condition of circumstances. - John Locke

Robert Jackson Bennett

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#37. Let's look at human interactions. I really believe that there is a way for us to settle disputes nonviolently, using our minds, using all of that was given to us.

Lenny Kravitz

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#38. The Human brain is a hotbed of imagination, capable of taking a simple stimulus and magnifying it many times greater than it is ... let your mind run wild!

Red Phoenix

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#39. Now a work of art is a work of nature, but it is a work of human nature. It is a work of the mind: and it's a work of the mind in circumstances for an occasion which, to which, for which, and which it may be supremely natural and simple and effective.
"The Nature of Art" December 19, 1954

Frank Lloyd Wright

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#40. Few things are as uniquely painful as bad comedy, and the realization that the human mind is a house of mirrors with no entrance and no exit.

Dov Davidoff

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#41. A rubber doll with a microchip can imitate human flesh without human feeling. Porn leaves an emptiness inside. Erotica sets up a vibration in the mind that sends pulsing waves through the body.

Chloe Thurlow

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#42. Keep in mind that if you take a tour through a hospital and look at every machine with on and off switch that is brought into the service of diagnosing the human condition, that machine is based on principles of physics discovered by a physicist in a machine designed by an engineer.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson

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#43. An idea can destroy the mind of a human being, twist it into a dark path of destruction and illness. But only the human can destroy the mind with a bullet to the soul. Ideas do not kill people; they ruin them. People kill people.


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#44. Maybe it is not a coincidence that, even in heaven, under the perspective of the Bible, there is a hierarchy. After all, what better way to impose the "benefits" of accepting the power of a hierarchy in the human mind?

Miguel Reynolds Brandao

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#45. 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.

Roy Masters

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#46. If you let your mind dwell on rooms like this, you could end up being oddly sad and full of a strange diffuse compassion which would lead you to believe that it might be a good idea to wipe out the whole human race and start again with amoebas.

Terry Pratchett

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#47. An idea is an amazing creation of the human mind, which comes either as
a result of one's continuous endeavors for solving a certain problem or just
as a spark that lights up the considered problem.

Eraldo Banovac

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#48. If it is indeed impossible - or at least very difficult - to inhabit the consciousness of an animal, then in writing about animals there is a temptation to project upon them feelings and thoughts that may belong only to our own human mind and heart.

J.M. Coetzee

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#49. What I do in the writing of any character is to try to enter into the mind, heart and skin of a human being who is not myself. It is the act of a writer's imagination that I set the most high.

Eudora Welty

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#50. He used this great, sad, motionless face to suggest various related things: a one-track mind near the track's end of pure insanity; mulish imperturbability under the wildest of circumstances; how dead a human being can get and still be alive ...

James Agee

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#51. Jiu Jitsu gave me the opportunity to be a real human being. It opened my heart and my mind. I am kinder, more gentle and more loving due to my efforts in this art.

Chris Matakas

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#52. Like kindness, a smile from the heart not only purifies the human mind but also illumines the human heart.

Sri Chinmoy

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#53. The word is like a seed, and the human mind is so fertile, but only for those kinds of seeds it is prepared for.

Miguel Ruiz

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#54. Nature is really important because it's a manifestation of love that hasn't been run through human minds.

Ram Dass

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#55. The human mind is not a terribly logical or consistent place.

Jim Butcher

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#56. As a human being, anger is a part of our mind. Irritation also part of our mind. But you can do - anger come, go. Never keep in your sort of - your inner world, then create a lot of suspicion, a lot of distrust, a lot of negative things, more worry.

Dalai Lama

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#57. For the first time in human evolution, the individual life is long enough, and the cultural transformation swift enough, that the individual mind is now a constituent player in the global transformation of human culture.

William Irwin Thompson

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#58. Sometimes I feel like I'm losing my mind," she said with a hint
of sadness.
"You lost your mind a long time ago," he said seriously. She looked at him with indignation. "That's a compliment for anyone who knows the freedom and clarity of losing their mind," he reaffirmed her.

Daniel J. Rice

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#59. It is necessary for a Christian to fast, in order to clear his mind, to rouse and develop his feelings, and to stimulate his will to useful activity. These three human capabilities we darken and stifle above all by 'surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life' (Lk. 21:34).

John Of Kronstadt

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#60. The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants; and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this ...

William Wordsworth

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#61. You have to make a space in your heart, in your mind and in your life itself for authentic human connection.

Marianne Williamson

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#62. It is a faculty of the human mind to become what it contemplates, and to act in unison with its object.

Thomas Paine

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#63. Human cultures vary widely in the plants they use to gratify the desire for a change of mind, but all cultures (save the Eskimo) sanction at least one such plant and, just as invariably, strenuously forbid certain others. Along with the temptation seems to come the taboo.

Michael Pollan

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#64. Faith is a natural evolutionary trait of the human mind, selected by Mother Nature as an internal coping-mechanism.

Abhijit Naskar

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#65. There's a very deep connection among human beings. All we have to do is open our minds to it.


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#66. The human mind is not, as philosophers would have you think, a debating hall, but a picture gallery.

Douglas Harding

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#67. Everyday conscious awareness of a human being is only the tip of an iceberg, underneath which there is a realm of relatively uncharted apparently mysterious processes, which are likely to be way more complex than the usual waking state.

Abhijit Naskar

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#68. Don Jaime relied on this to conserve what he defined as serenity: peace of mind and soul, the only fragment of wisdom to which human imperfection could aspire. His whole life lay before him, smooth, broad, and definitive, as untroubled by uncertainty as a river flowing to the sea.

Arturo Perez-Reverte

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#69. You are a Spirit, living in a body, who has a mind. You are a spiritual being having a human experience, not a human being having a spiritual experience.

Steve D'Annunzio

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#70. I've changed my mind. Stop inadequately playing human," I say. "Drop her hand and step away. Take a very big step.

Elizabeth May

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#71. The human mind is a dramatic structure in itself and our society is absolutely saturated with drama.

Edward Bond

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#72. History is the record of human progress, a record of the struggle of the advancement of the human mind, of the human spirit, towards some known or unknown objective.

Jawaharlal Nehru

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#73. The cost of scientific advance is the humbling recognition that reality was not constructed to be easily grasped by the human mind. This is the cardinal tenet of scientific understanding. Our species and its ways of thinking are a product of evolution, not the purpose of evolution.

E. O. Wilson

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#74. Passion is a key to unlimited success. Without it, we wither and die. It drives our hearts, our minds and our souls to achieve the best possible results.

Sameh Elsayed

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#75. I have great hopes that we shall learn in due time how to emotionalise and mythologise their science to such an extent that what is, in effect, a belief in us (though not under that name) will creep in while the human mind remains closed to belief in the Enemy. The

C.S. Lewis

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#76. To philosophical materialists God is no more than an idea in the human mind, and not a very important idea.

Phillip E. Johnson

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#77. In the 1950s and early 1960s, psychoanalysis swept through the intellectual community, and it was the dominant mode of thinking about the mind. People felt that this was a completely new set of insights into human motivation, and that its therapeutic potential was significant.

Eric Kandel

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#78. We've got to listen to other people's voices, respect them, but keep in mind, and I believe in terms of the things that I've read in my lifetime, the Lord is not picking us. But because of how we respect human rights, because that we are a good force in the world, he wants America to be strong.

John Kasich

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#79. Fear which has been embedded in your mind since you were a tot doesn't go away easily - it's conditioned in. And because we have fear, we fail to fulfill and realize our potential as human beings.

Frederick Lenz

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#80. A single idea from the human mind can build cities. An idea can transform the world and rewrite all the rules.

Leonardo DiCaprio

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#81. There's no doubt about it, being a policeman warps a man's mind and ruins that sunny faith in his fellow human beings which is the foundation of a lovable character. There seems to be no way of avoiding this.

P.G. Wodehouse

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#82. The cold reader exploits that the human mind is a whiz at making senses of information, shaping faces out of leaves, finding religious icons on pieces of toast, and letting us believe general sentences and uncertain questions add up to prophesy.

Thomm Quackenbush

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#83. Aggression is not a breed thing. It's a state of mind, and it comes from how the human is with the dog. There are four levels of energy, regardless of the breed: low, medium, high, very high. The idea is to get a dog in your same level or lower than you.

Cesar Millan

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#84. You look like a human being, but you don't have a mind of your own.

Ray Davies

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#85. The power of the man, with a mind shut down. The strength of the super human. The survival of the species. The deafness of a beast. That's the power of the penis.

Deborah Ainslie

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#86. A clear sunny day can suddenly shift to thunder and lightning, a raging storm can suddenly give way to a bright moonlit night. The weather may be inconstant, but the sky remains the same. The substance of the human mind should also be like this.

Zicheng Hong

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#87. Is only a novel ... or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best-chosen language.

Victoria Connelly

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#88. Its amazing to contemplate what human mind is capable of, incredible functionality, specialty of describing something beautifully without even experiencing called the work of imagination, carries us to a world we have never been before.

Pushpa Rana

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#89. I believe the human mind is a very fallible thing, but it's the only thing that I can really know, I guess.


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#90. The instant of a great disaster, it is often said, is an elongated one. As if in witnessing its own demise the human mind is want to wind the moment out long and long still.

Tiffany Baker

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#91. Learn how to think a few moves ahead at once. In life, if you can anticipate the human mind, you can anticipate all possible futures.

Lionel Suggs

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#92. A new painting is a unique event, a birth, which enriches the universe as it is grasped by the human mind, by bringing a new form into it.

Henri Matisse

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#93. Either mathematics is too big for the human mind or the human mind is more than a machine.

Kurt Godel

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#94. The battle was over. Our casualties were some thirteen thousand killed
thirteen thousand minds, memories, loves, sensations, worlds, universes
because the human mind is more a universe than the universe itself
and all for a few hundred yards of useless mud.

John Fowles

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#95. If you are around a lot of human beings who are filled with jealousy and anger and rage and desire, it filters into the mind. Zen is writing a new program to run in the mind.

Frederick Lenz

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#96. I can fool you because you're a human. You have a wonderful human mind that works no different from my human mind. Usually when we're fooled, the mind hasn't made a mistake. It's come to the wrong conclusion for the right reason.

Jerry Andrus

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#97. I believe every person has the ability to achieve something important, and with that in mind I regard everyone as special. A manager should feel this way about people, but it's an attitude that can't be faked. You've got to be honestly convinced that every human being is important.

Mary Kay Ash

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#98. The human mind resents control. The ordinary human hypnotist cannot hypnotize a person against his will for that reason. I can, because I'm not a hypnotist, and, believe me, Pritcher, the resentment that you cannot show and do not even know you possess is something I wouldn't want to face." Pritcher

Isaac Asimov

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#99. What the psychedelic experience really is, is opening the doorway into a lost continent of the human mind, a continent that we have almost lost all connection to, and the nature of this lost world of the human mind is that it is a Gaian entelechy.

Terence McKenna

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#100. Human life is a great story written by the mysterious, mystical and magical human mind.

Debasish Mridha

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