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The Little Retreat Quotes: Clarity of Mind
It is all about re-wiring your brain.

First the amendment of their own minds. For the removal of the impediments of the mind will sooner clear the passages of fortune than the obtaining fortune will remove the impediments of the mind.
Francis Bacon

If a man's mind becomes pure, his surroundings will also become pure.
Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha)

Mind is indeed the source of bondage and also the source of liberation. To be bound to things of this world: this is bondage. To be free of them: this is liberation.
Maitri Upanishad

Small brains think conflict. Large brains think thermodynamics.
Roger Erickson
Little things affect little minds.
Benjamin Disraeli
Madness is to think of too many things in succession too fast or of one thing too exclusively.
To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
Marilyn vos Savant

Delay is preferable to error.
Thomas Jefferson

For every complex problem, there is a solution that is simple, neat, and wrong.
H.L. Mencken

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

The greatest right in the world is the right to be wrong.
Harry Weinberger

We must always tell what we see. Above all, and this is more difficult, we must always see what we see.
Charles Peguy

Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Bertrand Russel

Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
George Santayana

True, but irrelevant.
Barbara White

Look broadly. Think broadly. Act and write specifically, narrow, repetitive, much - do not be afraid to re-iterate your point.

Avoiding unnecessary activities is a sign of a clear mind.
Some fat guy

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Oscar Wilde

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
Albert Camus

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Albert Einstein

We see things not as they are, but as we are.
Henry Major Tomlinson

No great work has ever been produced except after a long interval of still and musing meditation.
Walter Bagehot

One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
Walter Bagehot
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