Archive for the 'Mental Health Quotes' Category

“Where we have strong emotions…” Carl Sagan

“Where we have strong emotions, we’re liable to fool ourselves.” Carl Sagan

“A taste for irony has…” Jessamyn West

“A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.” Jessamyn West

“Reading is to the mind…” Sir Richard Steele

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” Sir Richard Steele

“Worry is a thin stream…” Anonymous

“Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained. Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.” Anonymous

“I am an old man…” Mark Twain

“I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them have never happened.” Mark Twain

“We do not stop…” Anonymous

“We do not stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing.” Anonymous

“We are what we…” Buddha

“We are what we think. All that we are arises from our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.” Buddha

“Overlook what tomorrow may…” Horace

“Overlook what tomorrow may bring, and count as profit every day that Fate allows.”   – Horace

“The life of the folly…” Epicurus

“The life of the folly is empty of gratitude, full of anxiety, all of it focused in the ghosts of the future.”   – Epicurus

“Everything hangs on one’s…” Seneca

“Everything hangs on one’s thinking. […] A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.”   – Seneca

“The more we care…” Dalai Lama

“The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater our own sense of well-being becomes. Cultivating a close, warm-hearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease.”   – Dalai Lama

“We should devote our most serious efforts…” Dalai Lama

“We should devote our most serious efforts to bringing about mental peace. From my own limited experience, I have found that the greatest degree of inner tranquillity comes from the development of love and compassion.”   – Dalai Lama