States Of Mind Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 States Of Mind Quotes

#1. Happiness is only gained when your mind is in extended states of attention, when your mind is merging with the infinite. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#2. The word Palestine always brought to my mind a vague suggestion of a country as large as the United States. I do not know why, but such was the case. I suppose it was because I could not conceive of a small country having so large a history. - Author: Mark Twain
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#3. These truths may seem simple and self-apparent and the words easy to say, but the states of mind that you live in as you progress are beautiful beyond description. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#4. Hope is not attached to outcomes but is a state of mind. - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#5. ...illegal states of mind... - Author: Douglas Adams
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#6. One thing I feel is this: that a great deal of poetry is the product of adolescence-or of an emotionally adolescent frame of mind: and that as this state of mind changes, poetry is likely to dry up. - Author: James Agee
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#7. As I spent tons of time with customers, not just in the United States, but in emerging markets, in Europe, in Latin America, top of mind for everybody is how do they drive growth for their business going forward. - Author: Satya Nadella
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#8. When you do something, if you fix your mind on the activity with some confidence, the quality of your state of mind is the activity itself. When you are concentrated on the quality of your being, you are prepared for the activity. - Author: Shunryu Suzuki
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#9. Poverty is a state of mind. - Author: Rahul Gandhi
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#10. Boston is a state of mind. - Author: Thomas Gold Appleton
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#11. Happiness and suffering are states of mind, and so their main causes cannot be found outside the mind. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#12. The dreams of eternity are the states of mind. When we wake up from the dreams there's only enlightenment. There could never be anything else. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#13. Not always sunny, but always in a sunny state of mind - Author: Lilly Pulitzer
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#14. You will remember how, as a schoolboy, I had destroyed my religious life by a vicious subjectivism which made 'realizations' the aim of prayer; turning away from God to seek states of mind, and trying to produce those states of mind by 'maistry'. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#15. mind is a terrible thing to waste, and the United States is wasting too many of them. - Author: Raghuram G. Rajan
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#16. There are no bad people; there are only bad states of mind. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#17. All acts suppose certain dispositions, and habits of mind and heart, which may be in themselves states of enjoyment or of wretchedness, and which must be fruitful in other consequences besides those particular acts. - Author: John Stuart Mill
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#18. Happiness is a state of mind. You can be happy or you can be unhappy. - Author: Walt Disney
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#19. The noble-minded have nine states of mind: for eyes, bright; for ears, penetrating; for countenance; cordial; for demeanor, humble; for words, trustworthy; for service, reverent; for doubt, questioning; for anger circumspect; and for facing a chance to profit, moral. - Author: Confucius
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#20. I can assure you, as a practitioner of Buddhism, that there are ten thousand states of mind, at least, give or take a few billion. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#21. Success will come about because you are in a higher state of mind. If you create good karma, then you will go into higher states of mind. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#22. I'd rather learn how to prevent failure than how to gain success, because for what is success other than a state of mind? - Author: Og Mandino
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#23. Self-discovery is realistic. It's not built on ideas and philosophies. It's what works. Philosophies are nice if you like philosophies. But self-discovery is predicated on something that really brings you into enlightened states of mind. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#24. I was married to a state of mind and I divorced it - Author: Black Thought
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#25. I've never tried to define my states of mind when I write. - Author: Adrienne Kennedy
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#26. The essence of Buddhism is simply that the mind is forever. We are always experiencing different states of mind in one form or another, in one body or another, in one life or another, forever ... - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#27. The teaching process is lengthy because there are many, many states of mind to go through. And in each state of mind there is a different aggregate of self to be explored. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#28. The enlightened being can look through states of mind, but they are also outside of them. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#29. Languages happily restrict the mind to what is of its own native growth and fitted for it, as rivers and mountains bond countries; or the empire of learning, as well as states, would become unwieldy and overgrown. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#30. Just remembering what you did in previous lives doesn't mean a thing. It's nice to remember that you had higher states of mind, but that won't necessarily get you there. It might even make things painful. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#31. Good-humor is a state between gayety and unconcern,
the act or emanation of a mind at leisure to regard the gratification of another. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#32. I'm a simple man with a simple mind. I hold a simple set of beliefs that I live by. Number one, I believe in America. I believe it exists. My gut tells me I live there. I feel that it extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and I strongly believe it has 50 states. - Author: Stephen Colbert
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#33. Negative states of mind, such as anger, resentment, fear, envy, and jealousy, are products of the ego. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#34. You can put the human mind and body into strange states through the use of alien environments. - Author: Steven Magee
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#35. Reality is different with different states of mind. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#36. Do we really think that the United States will have the protection of innocent Afghans in mind if it rains terror down on the Afghan infrastructure? We are supposedly fighting them because they immorally killed innocent civilians. That made them evil. If we do the same, are we any less immoral? - Author: George Lakoff
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#37. A sketch will not serve more than one state of mind & will not serve to drink at again & again - in a sketch there is nothing but the one state of mind - that which you were in at the time. - Author: John Constable
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#38. Some pleasures are intrinsically ethical - feelings like love, gratitude, devotion, and compassion. To inhabit these states of mind is, by definition, to be brought into alignment with others. - Author: Sam Harris
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#39. Enlightenment is not a state of mind, yet all states of mind are contained within it. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#40. Before the Civil War, the Southern states were selling a lot of cotton to England and didn't seem to mind British occupation. By and large, the Revolutionary War wasn't at all great for business. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#41. You can get stuck in one state of mind or a general area of mind for a thousand lifetimes. Some states of mind afford better views than others. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#42. In our daily life a certain way of thinking makes us happy, and a certain way of thinking makes us unhappy. In other words, there are certain states of mind which bring us problems, and they can be removed ... - Author: Dalai Lama
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#43. Take imagination breaks ... Relaxed attention is one of the most important states of mind for creativity, and sometimes it has to be learned. - Author: Nita Leland
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#44. I remain the optimist: you just do your best and hope for the best. But it's an evolving state of mind. - Author: Neil Peart
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#45. The dispassionate intellect, the open mind, the unprejudiced observer, exist in an exact sense only in a sort of intellectualist folk-lore; states even approaching them cannot be reached without a moral and emotional effort most of us cannot or will not make. - Author: Wilfred Trotter
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#46. If you have done your homework, then the slightest motion from the teacher can cause you to spin into hundreds of different states of mind. That can only happen for the prepared individual. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#47. The government of Brazil had publicly proposed brokering a settlement between the United States and Cuba; Raskin, never afraid to speak his mind, suggested that the White House consider the offer. "Oh, no," Bundy said. "It'll take just one detachment and he'll be out of there. - Author: Seymour M. Hersh
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#48. Fanaticism is not a state of religion but a state of mind. - Author: Tony Blair
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#49. Samsara is the world appearance, the cycle of rebirth, the physically manifest universes and states of mind that you perceive through the medium of ego. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#50. His brain was in one of those states that are both violent and yet frighteningly calm, in which thought runs so deep it blots out reality. You no longer see the objects around you, yet you can see the shapes in your mind as thought they are outside your body. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#51. The ten thousand states of mind that we talk about in Zen are all levels of perception. You can think of each of the ten thousand states of mind as a dimensional plane. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#52. In the world of Buddhist mind, in the advanced states, we go beyond time, space, life, death and Newsweek. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#53. We aren't anything in particular. There is no self. There are only ideas and states of mind. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#54. From early infancy, it appears that our ability to regulate emotional states depends upon the experience of feeling that a significant person in our life is simultaneously experiencing a similar state of mind. - Author: Daniel J. Siegel
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#55. Artificial lights gleaming brilliantly in the dark, all along ever street, because Earth residents seem to consider day and night as mere states of mind. - Author: Claudia Gray
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#56. Emotions and the feelings are not a luxury, they are a means of communicating our states of mind to others. But they are also a way of guiding our own judgments and decisions. Emotions bring the body into the loop of reason. - Author: Antonio R. Damasio
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#57. A good deal is a state of mind. - Author: Lee Iacocca
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#58. You are moving in and out of different advanced states of mind through your practice of meditation and mindfulness. It's that level of excellence that gives you joy in life, not the fact that you won or lost. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#59. Cubism is not a manner but an aesthetic, and even a state of mind; it is therefore inevitably connected with every manifestation of contemporary thought. It is possible to invent a technique or a manner independently, but one cannot invent the whole complexity of a state of mind. - Author: Juan Gris
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#60. There is no doubt in my mind when history was written, the final page will say: Victory was achieved by the United States of America for the good of the world. - Author: George W. Bush
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#61. Spirituality wants to know and experience higher states of mind and being. It wants to wrestle with angels and look the Creator in the eye. - Author: Stefan Emunds
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#62. By action and reaction do we become strong or weak, according to the character of our thoughts and mental states. Fear is the deadly nightshade of the mind. - Author: Edward Walker
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#63. Nirvikalpa samadhi is a state of no mind, beyond the ten thousand states of mind, where there is nothing but perfection, where the self no longer exists ... the ego dissolves into immortality. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#64. Mindfulness meditation is the embrace of any and all mind states in awareness, without preferring one to another. - Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
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#65. To my mind, there is a solution which has to do with democracy, because democratic governments are subject to the will of the people. So, if the people will it, you can actually create international institutions through the democratic states. - Author: George Soros
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#66. I was always a doubter when it came to religion. How irrational of me, then, to love a zealot. But then, both love and zealotry are irrational states of mind. - Author: Octavia E. Butler
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#67. Jews have always controlled the business ... The motion picture influence of the United States and Canada ... is exclusively under the control, moral and financial, of the Jewish manipulators of the public mind. - Author: Henry Ford
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#68. There is no study in the world which brings into more harmonious action all the faculties of the mind than [mathematics], ... or, like this, seems to raise them, by successive steps of initiation, to higher and higher states of conscious intellectual being ... - Author: James Joseph Sylvester
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#69. An enlightened person lives in the world, passes through the ten thousand states of mind, but they are not bound by them. They can go beyond perception. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#70. Most persons spend their lives stuck in relatively low states of mind. In these states of mind their views of themselves and the world around them are often severely limited. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#71. I like changing my hairstyle, much to my mother's annoyance. It depends on my state of mind. - Author: Fernando Torres
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#72. These teachings are like a raft, to be abandoned once you have crossed the flood. Since you should abandon even good states of mind generated by these teachings, How much more so should you abandon bad states of mind! - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#73. In the past, I've visited remote places - North Korea, Ethiopia, Easter Island - partly as a way to visit remote states of mind: remote parts of myself that I wouldn't ordinarily explore. - Author: Pico Iyer
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#74. Mind is not a product of brain rather an integral part of the soul, our eternal being. Those who understand this truth can think beyond the material reality and move to higher states of consciousness. - Author: Thomas Vazhakunnathu
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#75. The United States is now relearning an ancient lesson, dating back to the Roman Empire. Brutalizing an enemy only serves to brutalize the army ordered to do it. Torture corrodes the mind of the torturer. - Author: James Risen
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#76. The depression was just a state of mind. It is over for everyone who has changed his state of mind. - Author: Henry Ford
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#77. Advanced practice is the entrance into the ten thousand states of mind. Most people exist in five or six of these states in their whole lifetime. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#78. With effort, reach to effortlessness. With seeking, reach to a state of no-seeking. With mind, arrive at no-mind. - Author: Rajneesh
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#79. There was a time when you came forth from infinity, your essence that is. You've always existed, and you'll always exist. But there are different states of mind in the universe. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#80. Beyond the ten thousand states of mind is the still point. It exists within them all, yet beyond them. It is not affected by them. It gives birth to them. This is the riddle. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#81. Shall I faint, now that I have poured out the spirit of my mind to the world, and treated many subjects with truth, with freedom, with power, because I have been followed with one cry of abuse ever since for not being a Government tool? - Author: William Hazlitt
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#82. Contemplative traditions on the whole have historically emphasized subjective, first-person investigation of the nature and functions of consciousness, by training the mind to focus in a disciplined way on its own internal states. - Author: Dalai Lama XIV
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#83. A general limitation of the human mind is its imperfect ability to reconstruct past states of knowledge, or beliefs that have changed. Once you adopt a new view of the world (or any part of it), you immediately lose much of your ability to recall what you used to believe before your mind changed. - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#84. Meditation is a state of no-mind! You can not find meditation through the mind .. because mind will perpetuate itself! You can find meditation only by putting the mind aside, by being cool, indifferent, unidentified with the mind. - Author: Rajneesh
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#85. Once you have mastered the ten thousand states of mind, it's paranirvana, the absorption into the stillness forever. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#86. While physical states can be publicly known, mental states are only privately known. This characteristic of the mind is not shared with the brain; the properties of the brain and the mind are not identical. - Author: J. Warner Wallace
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#87. It is the state of mind of the person wielding the instrument that determines to what end it will be put. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#88. The keys are, or were, the training methods used by the ancient mystery schools. We've got hints and tips, we've got little bits on the papyri, but we don't have, in our hands, a complete curriculum of the ways in which they induced altered states of consciousness and the projection of the mind. - Author: Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki
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#89. What is perfect health? The unraveling of all imagined states of mind - Author: Byron Katie
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#90. The fact that, in the United States, there are people serving ten-year prison terms for growing marijuana plants in their backyards while Wall Street racketeers, who have defrauded millions of people and destroyed the global economy, walk free is a kind of bizarre hypocrisy that boggles my mind. - Author: Mark Haskell Smith
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#91. Can anyone name a president who really had the citizens in mind during the majority of his decisions in office? None of them did, and the current ones don't either. It's all about power, keeping power, and dishing out power to those who throw the most money at them. - Author: Charlie Donlea
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#92. There are endless planes of attention, endless realities and endless mind states. They're like collections of atoms and protons and neutrons, nuclei. They just go on forever. They're plasma, they're fluid ... they're alive. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#93. Each of the ten thousand states of mind presents you with a different view of essence and experience. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#94. Insanity is just a state of mind. - Author: Alan Alda
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#95. Christmas is not a date. It is a state of mind. - Author: Mary Ellen Chase
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#96. An enlightened person is not in touch with all the ten thousand states of mind simultaneously always. It would be very hard to go shopping let alone drive the car. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#97. The delicacy, the impermanence, the emptiness of mind states. Just like the weather, they blow in and out. Good mood. Bad mood. Tranquil mood. Frazzled mood [p. 105]. - Author: Sylvia Boorstein
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#98. One's life story cannot be told with complete veracity. A true autobiography would have to be written in states of mind, emotions, heartbeats, smiles and tears; not in months and years, or physical events. Life is marked off on the soul by feelings, not by dates ... - Author: Helen Keller
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#99. The majority of the ten thousand states of mind cannot be discussed. It is rather a question of teaching a person to step outside the conceptual framework they have and transmitting blocks of awareness to an individual psychically. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#100. When you sit and meditate and begin to experience expanded states of mind, you will be afraid. The light makes most people very, very afraid. The only way to overcome the fear is walking down into the light. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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