Mind Quotes - Page 17
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Everything is nothing. Everything is all. All is one. One is inconceivable, infinite. Therefore it is nothing. Everything is matter. Matter is electricity. Electricity is invisible, intangible. Therefore it is nothing. Therefore, everything is nothing. Atoms are made up of electrons and protons. (Protons are also nothing) Fifty billion electrons placed side to side in a straight line would stretch across the diameter of the period at the end of this sentence. Protons are heavier and take up less space. Such an idea is incapable of absorption by the human mind.
I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability, it was my mental ability.
It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
The mind never need stop growing. Indeed, one of the few experiences which never pall is the experience of watching one's own mind and how it produces new interests, responds to new stimuli, and develops new thoughts, apparently without effort and almost independently of one's own conscious control.
I am not a disbeliever in those who have told me they went to bed in the evening with an unsolved problem on their mind and woke up in the morning to find, waiting for them there in their consciousness, the correct answer.
The fundamental fact about the Greek was that he had to use his mind. The ancient priests had said, "Thus far and no farther. We set the limits of thought." The Greek said, "All things are to be examined and called into question. There are no limits set on thought."
A girl with brains ought to do something with them besides think.
Each mind is pressed, and open every ear, to hear new tidings, though they no way joy us.