Having A Good Mind Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 62 Quotes About Having A Good Mind

#1. When you're having a bad day at work, a lot of times it's your head. When you're having good days, a lot of times it's the absence of the mind. - Author: Curt Schilling
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#2. Fear is good, for it makes us cautious and aids survival. Not so with terror. It is like slow poison, paralyzing the limbs and blurring the mind ... Never, when in danger, ask yourself, What will they do to me? Instead think, What can I do to prevent them? - Author: David Gemmell
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#3. Writing fiction is a good way to inhabit other minds, if not other lives. - Author: Sheila Heti
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#4. My tendency to make up stories and lie compulsively for the sake of my own amusement takes up a good portion of my day and provides me with a peace of mind not easily attainable in this economic climate. - Author: Chelsea Handler
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#5. Everything is written in my mind, more so due to my lack of vision at this point. After years of vigorous writing, it was more of a challenge to do it without paper or sidekicks. I enjoy a good challenge. - Author: Ab-Soul
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#6. Sure he's dead, and it's a good thing for us. It's hard to argue with a dead man. A dead man can't change his mind or make new rules, or behave like a bastard so no one will listen to him anymore. A dead man stays a saint. - Author: Cherie Priest
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#7. As long as one has good things in the mind, one can be happy. This I know. - Author: M.L. Stedman
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#8. Because happiness alone is good for the body; whereas sorrow develops the strength of the mind. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#9. All you have in life is your reputation: you may be very rich, but if you lose your good name, then you'll never be happy. The thought will always lurk at the back of your mind that people don't trust you. - Author: Richard Branson
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#10. Oh, would that my mind could let fall its dead ideas, as the tree does its withered leaves! And without too many regrets, if possible! Those from which the sap has withdrawn. But, good Lord, what beautiful colors! - Author: Andre Gide
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#11. Fictional realms are usually terrible places to vacation, as they tend to be full of monsters and conflicts - Narnia and Middle-earth would both be good places to get killed - but I wouldn't mind visiting the worlds of Iain M. Banks's 'Culture.' You'd just have a hard time getting me to leave. - Author: Tim Pratt
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#12. It's a good thing for a dog to have fleas; keeps his mind off being a dog. - Author: Mark Twain
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#13. Mere words will not do. They must convey the color, charm, and pulse of life. They must have a private twinkle of wit in them that makes a good-natured noise like laughter through the keyhole of the reader's mind. - Author: Corra May Harris
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#14. In my mind, there isn't as much of a distinction between documentary and fiction as there is between a good movie and a bad one. - Author: Abbas Kiarostami
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#15. What good is a prepared body if you have a scattered mind? - Author: Veronica Roth
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#16. The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having seen, makes up a good part of our sincerity. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#17. Everything I've done in my career is a result of growing up in rural Oklahoma, because if I hadn't had the training from Mama and Daddy to work hard, to do what I'm told, to take directions, to mind and to do a good job at anything I set out to do, then I wouldn't be where I am today. - Author: Reba McEntire
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#18. N matter how stressed Claire became, the tropical trees and exotic island flowers decorating the lobby always managed to take her breath away and put her mind at ease. Nature had always been a good de-stressor for her coming in close behind having her hand held by Mr. Sam Stewart - Author: Carolyn Gibbs
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#19. I believe in having a few pupils at one time as it requires a constant alert observation of each individual in order to establish a direct relationship. A good teacher can never be fixed in a routine ... each moment requires a sensitive mind that is constantly changing and constantly adapting. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#20. I like girls who want to get up and dance and don't mind singing in front of my family - you know, silly stuff. Some girls won't eat in front of boys or won't go bowling. They just want to go out and look pretty. I don't really get that. I want someone who is up for having a good time. - Author: Olly Murs
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#21. Before I had satellite radio installed in my car, I thought I would lose my mind listening to commercials and having limited choices on the dial. Your car is your home in L.A., so you've got to have some good stuff to listen to. - Author: Amy Landecker
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#22. She stiffened at the thought and cast him a chiding glare. "Put your weapon away."
He arched a daring brow at that. "Why should I when I have half a mind to make good use of it on you?"
"So you admit to having only half a mind, then?"
Rowena & Stryder - Author: Kinley MacGregor
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#23. It is the property of a great and good mind to covet, not the fruit of good deeds, but good deeds themselves, and to seek for a good man even after having met with bad men. - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#24. If we allow everything access to our mind, we are simply asking to be kept in a state of mental turmoil or bondage. For nothing enters the mind without having an effect for good or evil. - Author: Dallas Willard
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#25. I focus on having a feminine body, a dancer's body. I do resistance and dance and cardio. I like hiking, swimming, being active. It clears your mind and it's a good way to decompress. - Author: Ashley Greene
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#26. There were two things going on: 1) I had already established in my own mind where I wanted to go with the next series, and having James around as a Grey Eminence would have complicated matters. He had had an amazing life and it was time to bid him good-bye. - Author: Raymond E. Feist
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#27. Good is towing the line, being behaved, being quiet, being passive, fitting in, being liked, and great is being messy, having a belly, speaking your mind, standing up for what you believe in, fighting for another paradigm, not letting people talk you out of what you know to be true. - Author: Eve Ensler
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#28. Don't let your mind stop you from having a good time. - Author: Jason Mraz
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#29. I am blessed and being blessed is something more than just having something. It is a state of mind in which the good of the world is illuminated, it's understood. It is as if one is vouchsafed a vision of some sort, a vision of love, of 'agape', of the essential value of each and every living thing. - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
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#30. Watch well each separate citizen, Lest having in his heart of hearts A secret spear, one still may come Saluting you with cheerful face, And utter with a double tongue The feigned good wishes of his wary mind. - Author: Solon
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#31. I think of kids. It makes me feel selfish, to be so wary of having a family. Never mind do I have a job or not. I'll have a job soon, a good one. That's not it. I'm in awe of raising, basically, someone so tiny and soft. - Author: Don DeLillo
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#32. There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it. - Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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#33. You might think you're a good liar, but you're not. I'm better at this than you are. Your professional lying days were limited to junkies and whores, but I routinely lie to Congress . . . Well, never mind. I suppose we're not that different after all. - Author: Larry Correia
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#34. No matter whether your life is pleasant or good; whether you are having big challenges or no challenges, your state of your mind has everything to do with how you will relate to your experiences. - Author: Louise Hay
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#35. When people complain of the decay of manners they have in mind not the impudent abbreviations of the crowd, but the decline in bowing and scraping and in speaking of one's employer as "the master." What the rich mean by the good manners of the poor is usually not civility, but servility. - Author: Robert Wilson Lynd
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#36. Suddenly, it occurred to me that my feelings towards the little man were distinctly maternal. Good God, I thought, how utterly revolting, and I turned my mind firmly to the problem at hand. - Author: Laurie R. King
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#37. The two great movers of the human mind are the desire of good and the fear of evil. - Author: Amit Abraham
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#38. I wait for his regret, his guilt, but it does not come. He is a man who always sees the good in things. And in his mind, love is always good. - Author: Priya Parmar
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#39. A good listener is very nearly as attractive as a good talker. You cannot have a beautiful mind if you do not know how to listen. - Author: Edward De Bono
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#40. Travelling, whether in the mental or the physical world, is a joy, and it is good to know that, in the mental world at least, there are vast countries still very imperfectly explored - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#41. Good books are to the young mind what the warming sun and the refreshing rain of spring are to the seeds which have lain dormant in the frosts of winter. They are more, for they may save from that which is worse than death, as well as bless with that which is better than life. - Author: Horace Mann
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#42. No difference, good or bad. Thoughts like birds in mind. Some fly in. Some fly out. Some stay at water hole to drink. Beware of birds that linger. - Author: Natalie Wright
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#43. The hangover was brutal but he didn't mind. It told him he had been somewhere else, someplace good. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#44. I might not be all that good with mathematics in class; but go into my mind; and you will see that type of mathematic I put in; in my everyday life, and you can say that I am genius in a way in the terms of mentality; but retarded in class. - Author: Temitope Owosela
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#45. When I give myself over to a good novel, I surrender to the truths fashioned from one writer's heart, mind and soul. I do not waste a nanosecond wondering whether what I'm reading 'really happened.' - Author: Julia Glass
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#46. I am in between. Trying to write to be understood by those who matter to me, yet also trying to push my mind with ideas beyond the everyday. It is another borderland I inhabit. Not quite here nor there. On good days I feel I am a bridge. On bad days I just feel alone. - Author: Sergio Troncoso
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#47. No man burdens his mind with small matters unless he has some very good reason for doing so. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#48. Books are a weird collaboration between author and reader: You trust me to tell a good story, and I trust you to bring it to good life in your mind. - Author: John Green
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#49. And when did mere preaching do any good? Put something in the place of these things. Fill the vacuum of the mind. - Author: Frances Wright
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#50. When I'm channel surfing, and 'Silence of the Lambs' comes on, I have trouble turning it off. I wouldn't say that about 'Beautiful Mind.' It's a good movie, but I'm much more in awe of what Jonathan Demme did with 'Silence of the Lambs.' - Author: Toby Emmerich
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#51. Man is not a mind that thinks, but a being who knows other beings as true, who loves them as good and who enjoys them as beautiful. For all that which is, down to the humblest form of existence, exhibits the inseparable privileges of being, which are truth, goodness, and beauty. - Author: Etienne Gilson
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#52. The danger in trying to do good is that the mind comes to confuse the intent of goodness with the act of doing things well. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#53. I try to keep the martial arts up. It's a good thing, not just physically but also for your mind. - Author: Dolph Lundgren
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#54. A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#55. Hope is an amusement rather than a good, and adapted to none but very tranquil minds. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#56. lost a great innocence when I understood that I and my mind were not going to be on good terms for the rest of my life. I can't tell you how tired I am of character-building experiences. But I treasure this part of me; whoever loves me loves me with this in it. - Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
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#57. In my mind, there's nothing wrong with it. I don't instinctively know what's wrong with it. There is a language of the ghetto. There is a language of the barrio. And it's not good. There is an attitude. There is a behavior. There is a mindset and we wouldn't anybody to be stuck in it. - Author: Rush Limbaugh
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#58. The things that make you a functional citizen in society - manners, discretion, cordiality - don't necessarily make you a good writer. Writing needs raw truth, wants your suffering and darkness on the table, revels in a cutting mind that takes no prisoners ... - Author: Natalie Goldberg
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#59. I don't mind rude people. I want people that I can make money with, so if their executional abilities are good, and they're arrogant and rude, I don't care. - Author: Kevin O'Leary
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#60. Happiness is good for the body, but it is grief which develops the strengths of the mind. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#61. She has man's brain
a brain that a man should have were he much gifted
and woman's heart. The good God fashioned her for a purpose, believe me when He made that so good combination. - Author: Bram Stoker
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#62. The way to get rid of darkness is with light; the way to overcome cold is with heat; the way to overcome the negative thought is to substitute the good thought. Affirm the good, and the bad will vanish.
- The power of your subconcious mind - Author: Joseph Murphy
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