Posts Tagged ‘mind’

“I think a fundamental characteristic of an intelligent person is an incurably curious mind.” -Ken Langone

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“Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.”—Plato

“Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.”—Plato

“Concentration is the most important thing. And I don’t think people can concentrate too well with all the distractions.”

“So how do we cancel out the noise? How do we build that concentration?”

“You can’t cancel the noise out.  You have to learn to concentrate with the world as it is. You can’t change the world. You have to find a way to focus your mind and your energies on concepts that interest you.” -Don McLean

“A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory.” -Arthur Golden

“Always bear in mind that anyone who’s selling you something has a vested interest in your belief that his recommendation is the correct one. Listen to him, but then extend your reasoning beyond his recommendation. And come to your own conclusion.” -Jeff Thomas

“No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.” -Edmund Burke