Posts Tagged ‘mind’

Mind Favor

Posted: October 19, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“Chance favors the prepared mind.” -Louis Pasteur

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Any Chance?

Posted: September 26, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“Chance favors the prepared mind.” -Louis Pasteur

“A purposeful action is performed by a conscious being with a mind, who is trying to achieve a goal. Mindless behavior refers
to motions in the physical world that are the result of “mere nature” and not the intentions of another thinking being.” -Robert Murphy

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

“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