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You must not under any pretense allow
your mind to dwell on any thought
that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind.
- Emmet Fox

Related topics: Positive

It does not do to dwell on dreams, ...
and forget to live.
- the movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Instead of dwelling on negative thoughts,
cause your mind to dwell on peace and joy.
- Ernest Holmes

Do not dwell in the past,
do not dream of the future,
concentrate the mind on the present moment.
- The Buddha

 

Life is too short, time is too precious,
and the stakes are too high
to dwell on what might have been.
- Hilary Clinton

Understand that the right to
choose your own path
is a sacred privilege.
Use it.
Dwell in possibility.
- Oprah Winfrey

I do not hold fear about what is happening in the world.
I am responsible for how I conduct myself in the events of my days,
and endeavor to not dwell in fear about anything.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it
is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good,
and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
- Richard Cecil

To dwell is to garden.
- Martin Heidegger

The mind can weave itself warmly in the cocoon of its own thoughts,
and dwell a hermit anywhere.
- James Russell Lowell

Don't dwell on what went wrong.
Instead, focus on what to do next.
Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
- Denis Waitley

A golf course is the epitome of all that is purely
transitory in the universe;
a space not to dwell in,
but to get over as quickly as possible.
- Jean Giraudoux

O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen
in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms,
Than reign in this horrible place.
- William Cowper

Love and pity and wish well to every soul in the world;
dwell in love,
and then you dwell in God.
- William Law

If you had an essentially happy childhood,
that tends to dwell with you.
- Tracy Kidder

I dwell in possibility.
- Emily Dickinson

I'm not one to dwell on rehearsal or preparation.
- Patrice Leconte

Though the terror of the sea gives to none security,
in the secret of the shell.
Self preserving we may dwell.
- Muhammad Iqbal

A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell;
And very hard the task I find of governing it well.
- Louisa May Alcott

When all is said and done, the real citadel of strength
of any community is in the hearts and minds and desires
of those who dwell there.
- Everett Dirksen

I don't dwell on success.
Maybe that's one reason I'm successful.
- Calvin Klein

It is not known precisely where angels dwell whether in the air,
the void, or the planets.
It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.
- Voltaire

Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other
remedy than to pass quickly through them.
The longer we dwell on our misfortunes,
the greater is their power to harm us.
- Voltaire

Majesty and love do not consort well together,
nor do they dwell in the same place.
- Ovid

Terms like that, "Humane Society," are devised with people like me in mind,
who don't care to dwell on what happens to the innocent.
- Barbara Kingsolver

A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town,
not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.
- William Wycherley

The soul, which is spirit, can not dwell in dust;
it is carried along to dwell in the blood.
- Saint Aurelius Augustine

Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together:
at the door where the latter enters,
the former makes its exit.
- Alexandre Dumas

Mysterious love, uncertain treasure,
hast thou more of pain or pleasure!
Endless torments dwell about thee: Yet who would live,
and live without thee!
- Joseph Addison

Well may your heart believe the truths I tell;
'Tis virtue makes the bliss,
where'er we dwell.
- Wilkie Collins

Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour,
content to dwell in decencies for ever.
- Alexander Pope

Although mountains may guide migrations,
the plains are the regions where people dwell in greatest numbers.
- Ellsworth Huntington

That's kind of how I approach life and football;
why dwell on something that's hasn't happened.
- Brett Favre

I give bird songs to those who dwell in cities and have never heard them,
make rhythms for those who know only military marches or jazz,
and paint colors for those who see none.
- Olivier Messiaen

Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.
- William Blake

A man man may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him prisoner.
- George Savile

When you realize the value of all life,
you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more
on the preservation of the future.
- Dian Fossey

You must not allow yourself to dwell for a single moment
on any kind of negative thought.
- Emmet Fox

Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.
- Jane Austen

Whatever you dwell on in the conscious grows in your experience.
- Brian Tracy

A person may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him a prisoner.
- Edward F. Halifax

I wouldn't change one thing about my professional life,
and I make it a point not to dwell on my mistakes.
- Ethel Merman

On the subject of emigration, it is not my intention to dwell at any length.
- Charles Sturt

But I am convinced that those Jews who stand aside
today with a malicious smile and with their hands in
their trousers' pockets will also want to dwell in our beautiful home.
- Theodor Herzl

I don't like to dwell on the past.
- Tina Turner

Dwell upon the brightest parts in every prospect...
and strive to be pleased with the present circumstances.
- Abraham Tucker

I do not write often now - not for want of something to say,
but from a loathing of all I see and hear.
Why dwell upon it?
- Mary Chesnut

I don't like to dwell all day over one scene as you do in a big feature.
- Jerry Orbach

Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.
- Petrarch

I look back on my life like everybody does but not just career.
I mean I look back on my life as a whole,
so I don't think that I dwell there or anything and
in terms of work I hope that there is a lot in front of me.
- Barbara Hershey

When you read about a car crash in which two or three youngsters are killed,
do you pause to dwell on the amount of love and treasure
and patience parents poured into bodies no longer suitable for open caskets?
- Jim Bishop

It is true that the poet does not directly address his neighbors;
but he does address a great congress of persons who
dwell at the back of his mind,
a congress of all those who have taught him and whom he has admired;
they constitute his ideal audience and his better self.
- Richard Wilbur

You build on failure.
You use it as a stepping stone.
Close the door on the past.
You don't try to forget the mistakes,
but you don't dwell on it.
You don't let it have any of your energy,
or any of your time, or any of your space.
- Johnny Cash

A true critic ought to dwell upon excellencies rather than imperfections,
to discover the concealed beauties of a writer,
and communicate to the world such things as are worth their observation.
- Joseph Addison

Eternal life and the invisible world are only to be sought in God.
Only within Him do all spirits dwell.
He is an abyss of individuality, the only infinite plenitude.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

The Lord showed me, so that I did see clearly,
that he did not dwell in these temples which men had commanded and set up,
but in people's hearts...
his people were his temple, and he dwelt in them.
- George Fox

In baseball, my theory is to strive for consistency,
not to worry about the numbers.
If you dwell on statistics you get shortsighted,
if you aim for consistency, the numbers will be there at the end.
- Tom Seaver

Whatever I do, I attempt to do it fully.
I try, and don't always succeed, to be thorough.
There are musicians who do not know their worth,
and if they knew it at one time, it has eluded them.
I know my worth.
You try not to dwell in the past.
- Bill Dixon

Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings,
they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless,
rather engaging little things, not at all like the
staring defects in other people's characters.
- Margaret Halsey

We see things in this material world,
wherein our bodies dwell, only because our mind through
its attention lives in another world,
only because it contemplates the beauties of the archetypal
and intelligible world which Reason contains.
- Nicolas Malebranche

If certain songs become popular enough to the point
where I'll be playing them the rest of my life,
I don't want them all to dwell on the same down moment
that I'll have to keep reliving.
- Chantal Kreviazuk

Humility is not my forte, and whenever I dwell for
any length of time on my own shortcomings,
they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless,
rather engaging little things, not at all like the
staring defects in other people's characters.
- Margaret Halsey

I beg of you always to dwell upon the necessity of
a thorough understanding of principles,
in order to stop the vivacity of his mind,
and please do not forget to meditate upon the subject of our discussion.
- Nicolas Malebranche

It is not necessary to dwell on the political and social principles of Islam,
to underline how close they also are in spirit to the
concepts of human rights which govern the political
and social systems of the West.
- Aly Khan

God has been very good to me, for I never dwell upon
anything wrong which a person has done,
so as to remember it afterwards.
If I do remember it, I always see some other virtue in that person.
- Saint Teresa of Avila

If I could only remember that the days were,
not bricks to be laid row on row, to be built into a solid house,
where one might dwell in safety and peace,
but only food for the fires of the heart.
- Edmund Wilson

You don't want to dwell on your enemies,
you know.
I basically feel so superior to my critics for the
simple reason that they haven't done what I do.
Most book reviewers haven't written 11 novels.
Many of them haven't written one.
- John Irving

We are a people who do not want to keep much of the past in our heads.
It is considered unhealthy in America to remember mistakes,
neurotic to think about them, psychotic to dwell on them.
- Lillian Hellman

Deep within man dwell those slumbering powers;
powers that would astonish him,
that he never dreamed of possessing;
forces that would revolutionize his life if aroused and put into action.
- Orison Swett Marden

The Soul of man is made an article of merchandize by
his fellow man and can such a land be happy? No!
Happyness does not dwell in any land that is scard
by the blighting curse of Slavery.
- Ezra Cornell


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