Fit Mind Quotes

I love collecting personal development quotes that challenge and stretch my thinking, and how I view things. I’ve been collecting a few recently that I qualify as ‘Fit Mind Quotes’. Here they are, feed your mind with them:

What is mind but motion in the intellectual sphere?
~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
~Henri Bergson (1859-1941) French philosopher.

We must combine the toughness of the serpent with the softness of the dove, a tough mind and a tender heart.
~Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) American black leader.

The empires of the futures are the empires of the mind.
~Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British politician.

Don’t let your mind go wandering, its too small to go out by itself.
~Unknown Source.

One dull pencil is worth two sharp minds.
~Unknown Source.

Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
~Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Italian painter, sculptor and architect.

A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today.
~Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873) British politician, poet and critic.

Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
~Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) American speaker and motivational writer.

There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
~Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) American speaker and motivational writer.

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
-Plutarch (46-120) Greek essayist, and biographer.

‘Tis the mind that makes the body rich.
~William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.

The mind like a parachute functions only when open.
-Unknown Source.

We cannot see things that stare us in the face until the hour comes that the mind is ripened.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

The water we drink has to be purified, but look at the trash we feed our minds.
~Unknown Source.

Allow your mind to digest on these quotes slowly and let them educate you to expand your learning. Do you want to share more ‘Fit Mind Quotes’ that you know? Please drop me a line below.

 

Indecision Kills

Indecision Kills

"Left or right? Just make a decision!"

Have you ever experience the frustration and pain of following after a leader who is ever indecisive? At best, he may just waste people’s time, effort and resources for doing nothing or the wrong things. At worst, lives may be lost.

I rewatched the movie Battle Los Angeles recently. It’s about a marine staff sergeant who just had his retirement approved, goes back into the line of duty in order to assist a 2nd Lieutenant and his platoon of US Marines as they fight to reclaim the city of Los Angeles from alien invaders. The Lieutenant probably had never encounter a close combat like the one he had with the aliens except in classes (he was top in his class). And this time he ambushed for real together with his marines. Staff sergeant Nantz kept asking Liutenant Martinez for his orders at various junctures as his men was getting killed left and right, but he was too scared to give any, fearing that his orders will cause more of his men killed. What Sergeant Nantz said next stayed with me:

“Your men are awaiting orders. Now, you can go right, you can go left. I don’t give a damn. Just make a decision!” ~Sergeant Nantz in Battle Los Angeles.

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Unexpected Problems = Unscheduled Practice

We all face adversities in life we do not expect, “accidents” that throw us off our track. We can choose to view them as obstacles that prevent us from getting what we want or we can choose to ‘reframe’ and view them quite differently.

In the film Batman Begins, Bruce Wayne deliberately got himself thrown into a prison to fight criminals behind locked doors. There were many quotable lines in the film, but there’s one part I really liked that inspired me immensely.

 

Bruce Wayne in Prison

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