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James Dewar Quotes and Sayings

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Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

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A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

 

Power is not alluring to pure minds.
- Thomas Jefferson

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

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A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Little minds have little worries,
big minds have no time for worries.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know that joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

NECESSITY and URGENCY are twin poisons of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Men are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

If we would guide by the light of reason
we must let our minds be bold.
- Louis D. Brandeis

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Progress is impossible without change,
and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
- George Bernard Shaw

The Answers of Spirit are far more powerful
than the Questions of our small minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The whole art of teaching is only the art
of awakening the natural curiosity
of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
- Anatole France

The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Great minds discuss ideas;
average minds discuss events;
small minds discuss people.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people
is that they trigger confusion in us
that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves,
we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
- Pema Chodron

TIME is poisonous construct of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought
of giving government the power to control men's minds.
- Thurgood Marshall

The best minds are not in government.
If any were, business would steal them away.
- Ronald Reagan

Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted
by the change of their food,
and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities,
great potential strength and ability.
Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
- Abdul Kalam

TIME is yet another poisonous construct
of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am still amazed at how big, how enormous
a love and mystery God is -
and how small are the minds
that attempt to corral
this life force into rules and taboos,
cults and sects.
- Bono

How does so much gossip fit in such small minds?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary,
great minds with the ordinary.
- Blaise Pascal

When I think of art I think of beauty.
Beauty is the mystery of life.
It is not in the eye it is in the mind.
In our minds there is awareness of perfection.
- Agnes Martin

The feminist movement has helped open minds and kitchens
to the notion that men can be at home on the range.
- Rene Veaux

If anybody reads a story in a magazine or book,
different pictures compete in their minds.
- Vincente Minnelli

Cease trying to work everything out with your minds.
It will get you nowhere.
Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be Revelation.
- Eileen Caddy

Disapproval of homosexuality cannot justify invading the houses,
hearts and minds of citizens who choose to live their lives differently.
- Harry A. Blackmun

Many openly show discontentment with their looks,
but few with their intelligence.
I, however, assure you there are many more plain minds than faces.
- Bryant H. McGill

It is an interesting and demonstrable fact,
that all children are atheists and were religion not
inculcated into their minds,
they would remain so.
- Ernestine Rose

I've always liked the minds of criminals,
they seem similar to artists.
- Richard Linklater

Education should prepare our minds to use its own powers
of reason and conception rather than filling it with
the accumulated misconceptions of the past.
- Bryant H. McGill

The same stimulus that animates men to action,
will have a proportionate effect on juvenile minds.
- Joseph Lancaster

I look at the film as an opportunity to see some bountifully
creative minds do something that I could not do -
tell the story with images.
I can't wait to see what they do.
- Laura Hillenbrand

Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme;
to be sublimely great or to be nothing.
- Shakti Gawain

We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
- Angela Davis

I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths,
but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact.
- Claude Levi-Strauss

The sure conviction that we could if we wanted to is
the reason so many good minds are idle.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Small things amuse small minds.
- Doris Lessing

One writes to make a home for oneself,
on paper, in time and in others' minds.
- Alfred Kazin

The Rubicons which women must cross,
the sex barriers which they must breach,
are ultimately those that exist in their own minds.
- Freda Adler

We must make up our minds to be ignorant of much,
if we would know anything.
- John Henry Newman

Some of those men in power, we just have to change
their faces because we're not going to change their minds.
- Patricia Ireland

The question whether the long effort to put an end
to war can succeed without another major convulsion
challenges not only our minds but our sense of responsibility.
- Emily Greene Balch

Most of our obstacles would melt away if,
instead of cowering before them, we should make up
our minds to walk boldly through them.
- Orison Swett Marden

Seeds of great discoveries are constantly floating around us,
but they only take root in minds well prepared to receive them.
- Joseph Henry

I have always loved truth so passionately that I have
often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it
into the minds which were ignorant of its charms.
- Giacomo Casanova

Little men with little minds and little imaginations
go through life in little ruts,
smugly resisting all changes which would jar their little worlds.
- Zig Ziglar

Truth is always served by great minds,
even if they fight it.
- Jean Rostand

One single vision fills all minds: that of our independence endangered.
One single duty imposes itself upon our wills:
the duty of stubborn resistance.
- King Albert II

There are some who speak well and write badly.
For the place and the audience warm them,
and draw from their minds more than they think of without that warmth.
- Blaise Pascal

Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds
is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk.
- Margaret Chase Smith

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion
will legislate its creed into law
if it acquires the political power to do so,
and will follow it by suppressing opposition,
subverting all education to seize early the minds of the young,
and by killing, locking up, or driving underground all heretics.
- Robert Heinlein

It is an endless and frivolous Pursuit to act by any
other Rule than the Care of satisfying our own Minds in what we do.
- Richard Steele

My greatest challenge has been to change the mindset of people.
Mindsets play strange tricks on us.
We see things the way our minds have instructed our eyes to see.
- Muhammad Yunus

We want work and we want honest jobs.
Our minds and our hands will be our keep!
- Viktor Yushchenko

I hardly teach.
It's more like a gathering of minds looking at one
subject and learning from each other.
I enjoy the process.
- Fay Godwin


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