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Quotes by James Dewar

Let these James Dewar quotes help you to appreciate all aspects of life, and to cope with whatever comes along.

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

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

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

 

'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

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

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


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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

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

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

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

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Power is not alluring to pure minds.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

TIME is yet another poisonous construct
of our rattlesnake 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point
should first clear their minds of every sentiment of dislike,
friendship, anger or pity.
- Sallust

This work is the result of a meeting of minds from
two of the most successful men in their respective fields.
- Will Carling

What we learn only through the ears makes less impression
upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye.
- Horace

Psychoanalysts are not occupied with the minds of their patients;
they do not believe in the mind but in a cerebral intestine.
- Bernard Berenson

Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds -
habits and novelty.
- Jean de la Bruyere

The biggest problem in South Africa is that we have a disrupted timeline.
Historically, politically, spiritually,
economically, in people's minds, in people's heads.
- Abdullah Ibrahim

The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who
never make up their minds to be good or evil.
- Hannah Arendt

The modern minds in each generation are the critics
who preserve us from a petrifying world,
who will not leave us to walk undisturbed in the ways of our fathers.
- Edith Hamilton

Tower Records is like a temple to me.
I'll stay there for hours.
Nobody can shop for records with me.
It drives them out of their minds.
- Billy Bob Thornton

The show doesn't drive home a lesson,
but it can open up people's minds enough for them to
see how stupid every kind of prejudice can be.
- Redd Foxx

A lot of rock bands are truly a legend in their own minds.
- David Lee Roth

The first people totalitarians destroy or silence are
men of ideas and free minds.
- Isaiah Berlin

It seems people are more willing to let other people
control their minds now and recreational drug use doesn't
seem to have that same renegade sense of adventure that it once did.
- Marc Maron

Allowing children to spew forth whatever is on their
minds in the name of openness only creates an illusion of family closeness.
- Neil Kurshan

The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices
as well as of the greatest virtues.
- Rene Descartes

Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments
of the happiest and best minds.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

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

Only great minds can afford a simple style.
- Stendhal

All that is noble in the world's past history,
and especially the minds of the great and the good,
are never lost.
- James Martineau

Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go
on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace,
like a clock during a thunderstorm.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts,
so many kinds of love.
- Leo Tolstoy

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

We are infected by our own misunderstanding of how our own minds work.
- Kevin Kelly

If you want to see mankind fully, look at a family.
Within the family minds become organically one,
and for this reason the family is total poetry.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

All men dream, but not equally.
Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds,
wake in the day to find that it was vanity:
but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men,
for they may act on their dreams with open eyes,
to make them possible.
- T. E. Lawrence

Death seems to provide the minds of the Anglo-Saxon
race with a greater fund of amusement than any other single subject.
- Dorothy L. Sayers

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

Applause is the spur of noble minds,
the end and aim of weak ones.
- Edmund Burke

I'm associated with gospel music in the minds of millions of people.
- Pat Boone

Women are more difficult to handle than men.
It's their minds.
- Peter Sellers

Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom;
and a great empire and little minds go ill together.
- Edmund Burke

Most minds think from A to B to G to O,
or hold goals and ambitions to keep them going.
- Lynette Fromme

The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal,
should come in contact with other minds.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

What bothers me about TV is that it tends to take our minds off our minds.
- Robert Orben


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