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Motivational Insist Quotes

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Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

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One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anyone who can worship a trinity
and insist that his religion is a monotheism
can believe anything.
- Robert A Heinlein

The trouble with having an open mind, of course,
is that people will insist on coming along
and trying to put things in it.
- Terry Pratchett


 

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love,
of kindness, of understanding, of peace.
Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God -
the rest will be given.
- Mother Teresa

A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage
which in the past has been brought to public life
is not as likely to insist upon or regard
that quality in its chosen leaders today -
and in fact we have forgotten.
- John F. Kennedy

One who is too insistent on his own views,
finds few to agree with him.
- Lao Tzu


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If the mind wants to comprehend reality,
it will have to come out of the past and the future.
But coming out of the past and the future,
it is no longer the mind at all.
Hence the insistence of all the great masters of the world
that the door to reality is no-mind.
- Osho

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

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind -
A Mind is Only Useful When Tamed..
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As every divided kingdom falls,
so every mind divided between
many studies confounds and saps itself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Mind what people do, not only what they say,
for deeds will betray a lie.
- Terry Goodkind

A chief event of life is the day in which
we have encountered a mind that startled us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A mind that is stretched by a new experience
an never go back to its old dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

To manage your mind,
know that there is nothing,
and then relinquish all attachment to nothingness.
- Lao Tzu

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth
than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
- Thomas Jefferson

All wrong-doing arises because of mind.
If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?
- The Buddha

Words are a lens to focus one's mind.
- Ayn Rand

Your thoughts create your reality.
Your mind is more powerful than you know.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Approach life with an Open Mind,
Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Maintain a balance between skepticism and faith.
Maintain a beginner mind. Be open to possibility.
Don't give in to skepticism,
but don't give in to fantasy either.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
- Henry David Thoreau

The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers,
but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.
- Antony Jay

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

No problem can be solved from the same level
of consciousness that created it.
- Albert Einstein

The mind is everything.
What you think you become.
- The Buddha

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous
than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you want peace, stop fighting.
If you want peace of mind,
stop fighting with your thoughts.
- Peter McWilliams

Dare to be naive.
- Buckminster Fuller

The most dangerous phrase in the language is,
"We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks
in great and honorable courses
with a sure hope and trust in itself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

You can conquer almost any fear
if you will only make up your mind to do so.
For remember, fear doesn't exist
anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie

Begin with the end in mind.
- Stephen Covey

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe,
that lures him to evil ways.
- The Buddha

Often, we get stuck on a question
for which we can't find an acceptable answer.
That is a good time to consider asking a different question.
Every question is based on some assumptions -
usually invisible assumptions that we don't see, unless we go looking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never mind what others do;
do better than yourself,
beat your own record from day to day,
and you are a success.
- William J. H. Boetcker

The highest possible stage in moral culture
is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
- Charles Darwin

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

How different our lives are when we
really know what is deeply important to us,
and keeping that picture in mind,
we manage ourselves each day
to be and to do what really matters most
- Stephen Covey

You can do anything you put your mind to.
- Anonymous

You will never do anything in this world without courage.
It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
- James Allen

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind,
than on outward circumstances.
- Benjamin Franklin

Whatever the mind can conceive and believe,
it can achieve.
- Napoleon Hill

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
is more important than any other one thing.
- Abraham Lincoln

Learn to do common things uncommonly well;
we must always keep in mind that anything
that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
- George Washington Carver

There is no limit to what a man can do
or where he can go,
if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
- Robert Woodruff

Within my mind, the sun always shines,
and the sky is always blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When a man you like switches from what
he said a year ago, or four years ago,
he is a broad-minded person who has courage enough
to change his mind with changing conditions.
When a man you don't like does it,
he is a liar who has broken his promise.
- Franklin Pierce Adams

May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Although I cannot move and I have to speak through a computer,
in my mind I am free.
- Stephen Hawking

You must not under any pretense allow
your mind to dwell on any thought
that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind.
- Emmet Fox

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind
... Don't Let It Poison Your Day.
Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind
... the Antidote is Perspective.
Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind
... Your Mind is Only Useful When Tamed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you paint in your mind a picture of
bright and happy expectations,
you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
- Norman Vincent Peale

I confess that there is nothing to teach:
no religion, no science, no writings
which will lead your mind back to Spirit.
Today I speak this way, tomorrow that,
but always the Path is beyond words and beyond mind.
- Lao Tzu
(paraphrase)

When the heart-mind opens, the nectar of its flower is Joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Doubt and mistrust are the mere panic of timid imagination,
which the steadfast heart will conquer,
and the large mind will transcend.
- Helen Keller

There is One Infinite Mind,
which of necessity includes all that is,
whether it be the intelligence in man,
the life in the animal,
or the invisible Presence which is God.
- Ernest Holmes

No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers
of acting and reasoning as fear.
- Edmund Burke

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life
is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
- Albert Einstein

Few is the number of those
who think with their own mind
and feel with their own heart.
- Albert Einstein


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