To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln quotes
Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.
Benjamin Franklin quotes
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Baruch Spinoza quotes
Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which Nature herself is animated.
Auguste Rodin quotes
People talk about my image, like I come in two dimensions, like lipstick is a sign of my declining mind, like what I happen to be wearing the day that someone takes my picture is my new statement for all womankind
Ani Difranco quotes
A mind not to be changed by place or time, the mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
John Milton quotes
Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.
I love life and I love that about people... I adore the human experience, I really adore the darknesses... I love the contradictions of people... I don't mind being sexy and girlish and womanly, and all those things at the same time... smart and very naive, you know those kinds of things, I like them about people... I like our rough edges.
Jewel Kilcher quotes