Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion, but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously to desirable rather than undesirable activities.
With increasing age, dullness of mind and heart sets in.
Reverie is not a mind vacuum. It is rather the gift of an hour which knows the plenitude of the soul.
Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
I didn’t get trained by the school system like other kids, and when I did concentrate on learning, my mind was cluttered and locked by the programming of the system.
You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.
All know the importance of sustaining the hopes of a sick man. The reason of this is that his nervous system is then, vastly more than in health, susceptible to the influence of particular states of the mind.
I neither drink nor smoke, because my schoolmaster impressed upon me three cardinal virtues; cleanliness in person, cleanliness in mind; temperance.
I met Malcolm the month before he was killed. He deeply changed my mind about America.
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in mind, don’t ignore your son’s tender years.