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Avicenna Quotes and Sayings

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As to the mental essence, we find it in infants devoid of every mental form.
- Avicenna

The world is divided into men who have wit and no religion
and men who have religion and no wit.
- Avicenna

Therefore in medicine we ought to know the causes of sickness and health.
- Avicenna

That whose existence is necessary must necessarily be one essence.
- Avicenna

 

The knowledge of anything, since all things have causes,
is not acquired or complete unless it is known by its causes.
- Avicenna

Now it is established in the sciences that no knowledge
is acquired save through the study of its causes and beginnings,
if it has had causes and beginnings;
nor completed except by knowledge of its accidents
and accompanying essentials.
- Avicenna

Nothing can stop the man with the right
mental attitude from achieving his goal;
nothing on earth can help the man
with the wrong mental attitude.
- Thomas Jefferson

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Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions,
it is governed by our mental attitude.
- Dale Carnegie

Never do anything that taints your mind.
Wrong actions cause negative or evil mental vibrations
that are reflected in your whole appearance and personality.
Engage in those actions and thoughts that nurture
the good qualities you want to have.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

When prayer removes distrust and doubt
and enters the field of mental certainty,
it becomes faith; and the universe is built on faith.
- Ernest Holmes

Stress is nothing more than a
socially acceptable form of mental illness.
- Richard Carlson

The ability to be in the present moment
is a major component of mental wellness.
- Abraham Maslow

Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind
a mental picture of yourself as succeeding.
Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade.
Your mind will seek to develop the picture...
Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.
- Norman Vincent Peale

The soul loves to meditate,
for in contact with the Spirit lies its greatest joy.
If, then you experience mental resistance during meditation,
remember that reluctance to meditate comes from the ego;
it doesn't belong to the soul.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth,
so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind.
To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again.
To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over
the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.
- Henry David Thoreau

I'm by no means condemning prescription medicine for mental health.
I've seen it save a lot of people's lives.
- Zach Braff

Love is a grave mental disease.
- Plato

Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
- Swami Sivananda

Bodybuilding is much like any other sport.
To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training,
diet and mental approach.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

I believe it is important for people to create a healthy
mental environment in which to accomplish daily tasks.
- Darren L. Johnson

Success or failure in business is caused more by the
mental attitude even than by mental capacities.
- Walter Scott

You must also give mental and physical fitness priority.
- Jim Otto

The world's mental.
- the movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

When everything else physical and mental seems to diminish,
the appreciation of beauty is on the increase.
- Bernard Berenson

Faith, to my mind, is a stiffening process,
a sort of mental starch.
- E. M. Forster

You always feel better when you sing.
Music touches people's hearts.
You know, it doesn't go through your mental capacity,
it just moves you and it will let you cry.
It's worth it doing a show
and when you touch a crowd
and move yourself at the same
- Jewel

A desire to be in charge of our own lives,
a need for control, is born in each of us.
It is essential to our mental health,
and our success, that we take control.
- Robert Foster Bennett

The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made.
It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs.
- John Dewey

Being black is not a matter of pigmentation -
being black is a reflection of a mental attitude.
- Steven Biko

I never take any notes or draw charts or make elaborate diagrams,
but I hold an image of the shape of a book in my head
and work from that mental hologram.
- Jonathan Lethem

I don't believe you have to have eating disorders and
mental illness to screw up.
- Kirstie Alley

Pictures help you to form the mental mold.
- Robert Collier

Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man's wrong,
for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority,
and denied the privileges of a liberal education.
- Angelina Grimke

The results of ethnic psychology constitute,
at the same time, our chief source of information regarding
the general psychology of the complex mental processes.
- Wilhelm Wundt

Words for mental processes are all derived from physical things.
- Robert Smithson

Mental events, it is said, are not passive happenings
but the acts of a subject.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus

Do you not see, first, that - as a mental abstract -
physical force is directly opposed to morality;
and secondly,
that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces?
- Auberon Herbert

Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.
- Yogi Berra

As it turns out, social scientists have established
only one fact about single women's mental health:
employment improves it.
- Susan Faludi

Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental
improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of
keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room.
- Ernest Dimnet

I wanted to give readers the feeling of knowing the characters,
a mental image.
- Michael Chabon

Love is a serious mental disease.
- Plato

Bores put you in a mental cemetery while you are still walking.
- Elsa Maxwell

Assure a man that he has a soul and then frighten him
with old wives' tales as to what is to become of him afterward,
and you have hooked a fish, a mental slave.
- Theodore Dreiser

The un-conscious distortion of the facts is almost
harmless compared to the unconscious neglect of an
animal's mental life until it verges on the unusual and marvelous.
- Edward Thorndike

Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something
can be done rather than saying it can't be done.
- Bo Bennett

The value and rank of every art is in proportion to
the mental labor employed in it,
or the mental pleasure in producing it.
- Joshua Reynolds

Mental communication without verbalization...
all space is made up of waves and we are constantly
sending and receiving messages from our brain.
- Tina Louise

I have always detested any departure from reality,
an attitude which I relate to my mother's poor mental health.
- Jean Piaget

A solitary, unused to speaking of what he sees and feels,
has mental experiences which are at once more intense
and less articulate than those of a gregarious man.
- Thomas Mann

Acting is the physical representation of a mental picture
and the projection of an emotional concept.
- Laurette Taylor

Thus the races, though alike in their physical response to climate,
may possibly be different in their mental response
because they have approached America by different paths.
- Ellsworth Huntington

Most people miss the great part mental outlook plays in this game.
- Billy Martin

One hearty laugh together will bring enemies into a
closer communion of heart than hours spent on both
sides in inward wrestling with the mental demon of uncharitable feeling.
- William James

You must learn to talk clearly.
The jargon of scientific terminology which rolls off
your tongues is mental garbage.
- Martin H. Fischer

I think that carrying on a life that is meant to be
private in public is a breach of taste,
common sense, and mental hygiene.
- Myrna Loy

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery,
none but ourselves can free our minds!
- Bob Marley

I'm a big proponent of having a mental health component
go along with whatever the physical realities are.
- Alan Thicke

Visualize this thing that you want, see it,
feel it, believe in it.
Make your mental blue print, and begin to build.
- Robert Collier

You must consider, when reading this treatise,
that mental perception, because connected with matter,
is subject to conditions similar to those to which
physical perception is subject.
- Maimonides

Talent is nothing but a prolonged period of attention
and a shortened period of mental assimilation.
- Konstantin Stanislavisky

I believe that the issue of mental health services
for our troops deploying or returning from combat is
one that demands the attention of this body,
if only for a few minutes today.
- Rosa DeLauro

One often forms a mental image of an artist through
his work and is often disappointed on meeting him.
- Alun Hoddinott

Actors love mental disorders, dialects,
and corsets.
Give them one of the three and they're happy.
- Robin Tunney

I think the extent to which I have any balance at all,
any mental balance, is because of being a farm kid
and being raised in those isolated rural areas.
- James Earl Jones

But when you're deprived of it for a lengthy period
then you value human companionship.
But you have to survive and so you devise all kinds
of mental exercises and it's amazing.
- Wole Soyinka

Nothing irritates me more than chronic laziness in others.
Mind you, it's only mental sloth I object to.
Physical sloth can be heavenly.
- Elizabeth Hurley

When I was about five or seven years old my mother
was placed in a mental institution and so we were with
our father who worked very hard,
and we had to figure a lot of things out.
- Quincy Jones

My mental faculties remained in suspended animation
while I obeyed the orders of the higher-ups.
This is typical with everyone in the military.
- Smedley Butler

The making of an Atheist implies a mental stimulation
and training which brings into play the primary factors of social progress.
- Joseph McCabe

Myth is an attempt to narrate a whole human experience,
of which the purpose is too deep, going too deep in the blood and soul,
for mental explanation or description.
- David Herbert Lawrence


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