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No barriers, no masses of matter, however enormous, can withstand the powers of the mind the remotest corners yield to them; all things succumb, the very heaven itself is laid open.
[Lat., Rationi nulla resistunt.
Claustra nec immense moles, ceduntque recessus:
Omnia succumbunt, ipsum est penetrabile coelum.]

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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The conformation of his mind was such, that whatever was little seemed to him great, and whatever was great seemed to him little.

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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We plainly perceive that the mind strengthens and decays with the body.
[Lat., Cum corpore ut una
Crescere sentimus pariterque senescere mentem.]

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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How wretched are the minds of men, and how blind their understandings.
[Lat., O miseras hominum menteis! oh, pectora caeca!]

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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Stern men with empires in their brains.

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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The shadows of the mind are like those of the body. In the morning of life they all lie behind us; at noon we trample them under foot; and in the evening they stretch long, broad, and deepening before us.

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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Nobody, I believe, will deny, that we are to form our judgment of the true nature of the human mind, not from sloth and stupidity of the most degenerate and vilest of men, but from the sentiments and fervent desires of the best and wisest of the species.

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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Gravity is a mystery of the body invented to conceal the defects of the mind.
[Fr., La gravite est un mystere du corps invente pour cacher les defauts de l'esprit.]

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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Minds of moderate calibre ordinarily condemn everything which is beyond their range.

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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Great minds lower, instead of elevate, those who do not know how to support them.

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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A lofty mind always thinks nobly, it easily creates vivid, agreeable, and natural fancies, places them in their best light, clothes them with all appropriate adornments, studies others' tastes, and clears away from its own thoughts all that is useless and disagreeable.

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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The mind, like all other things, will become impaired, the sciences are its food,--they nourish, but at the same time they consume it.

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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Seven Watchmen sitting in a tower,
Watching what had come upon Mankind,
Showed the Man the Glory and the Power
And bade him shape the Kingdom to his mind.
. . . .
That a man's mind is wont to tell him more
Than Seven Watchmen sitting in a tower.

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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We measure minds by their stature; it would be better to esteem them by their beauty.

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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We disjoint the mind like the body.

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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The mind is the atmosphere of the soul.

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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Minds which never rest are subject to many digressions.

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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As the mind must govern the hands, so in every society the man of intelligence must direct the man of labor.

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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I hope your mind's not as empty as that desk.

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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The body loaded by the excess of yesterday, depresses the mind also, and fixes to the ground this particle of divine breath.
[Lat., Quin corpus onustum
Hesternis vitiis, animum quoque praegravat una
Atque affigit humo divinae particulam aurae.]

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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A mind that is charmed by false appearances refuses better things.
[Lat., Acclinis falsis animus meliora recusat.]

By: Rokit Sharma # 22
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