The mythos-over-logos argument points to the fact that each child is born as ignorant as any caveman. What keeps the world from reverting to the Neandertal with each generation is the continuing, ongoing mythos, transformed into logos but still mythos, the huge body of common knowledge that unites our minds as cells are united in the body of man. To feel that one is not so united, that one can accept or discard this mythos as one pleases, is not to understand what the mythos is.
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.With consistencya great soul has simply nothing to do.
Science has promised us truth an understanding of such relationships as our minds can grasp; it has never promised us either peace or happiness.Gustave Le Bon
The master minds of all nations, in all ages, have sprung in affluent multitude from the mass of the nation, and fromthemass of thenationonlynot from its privileged classes.
Those only deserve a monument who do not need one; that is, who have raised themselves a monument in the minds and memories of men.william hazlitt
To see is one thing; to picture or visualise is another. A person can see things, only when his eyes are open, and when his surroundings are illuminated; but he can have pictures in his mind’s eye, when his eyes are shut and when the world is dark.Gilbert Ryle
My campaign is based upon the proposition that the answers to the problems which currently plague our cities, our towns, and our homes, are not to be found in the decisions in Washington. They are instead to be found in the hearts, minds and resources of our own people here at home.jerry springer
I hold that we cannot be said to be aware of our minds save under responsibility.thornton wilder
This damned ranting about doom. Is that food for the minds of modern people? Do they really expect us to take them seriously?ingmar bergman
Everything written with vitality expresses that vitality: there are no dull subjects, only dull minds.Raymond Chandler
[My mother] closed the school the next day [after a visit from Castro's soldiers], because she knew that the purpose of education was the broadening and opening of children's minds. And she couldn't be a party to the systematic closing of minds, borders, freedoms and ideals.gloria estefan
It (education) broadens our minds and creates opportunities, equipping us with the skills and the knowledge to participate in the world beyond the classroom.ratu joni madraiwiwi
We do not need French post-structuralism, whose pedantic jargon, clumsy convolutions, and prissy abstractions have spread throughout academe and the arts and are now blighting the most promising minds of the next generation. This is a major crisis if there ever was one, and every sensible person must help bring it to an end.camille paglia
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.john ruskin
If, in proportion as our minds are enlarged, our hearts purified, and our consciences cultivated, our abhorrence of wrong and aversion to it increases, what must be the moral indignation of the infinite and holy God against wrong-doers?
This is one of the two great labyrinths into which human minds are drawn: the question of free will versus predestination.neal stephenson
The level and extent of global interest in Gross National Happiness in the wake of the General Assembly resolution and the Bhutan-sponsored High Level Meeting at the UN Headquarters in New York on April 2, 2012 have been truly astounding and inspiring as well as deeply humbling. Some of the finest minds in the world today are engaged in exploring and understanding the scope and sweep of this revolutionary ideal of human well-being and societal progress.
Lent is as serious season since it involves reformation , transformation , and on going formation. More, the time is now and Jesus expresses an urgency that we allow God’s rule to govern our minds and hearts . Lent is a serious season because we are called to deepen our faith in the good news of God’s love and mercy revealed in Christ .
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable means of communication are in the reach of all. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.william ellery channing
Mantra is a vehicle to bring our minds, hearts and prana to the level of both primal sound and primal meaning , in which we can return to the original state of unity with all. This requires that we use mantras with an intention, focus and aspiration to reach the supreme.
What terrible questions we are learning to ask! The former men believed in magic, by which temples, cities, and men were swallowed up, and all trace of them gone. We are coming on the secret of a magic which sweeps out of men’s minds all vestige of theism and beliefs which they and their fathers held and were framed upon.ralph waldo emerson
Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver.
Now, the redemption which we as yet await (continued Imlac), will be that of Kalki, who will come as a Silver Stallion: all evils and every sort of folly will perish at the coming of this Kalki: true righteousness will be restored, and the minds of men will be made as clear as crystal.
Endless Perfections after all conspire,And to adore excite and to admire;But to plain minds the Plainest Pow'r AboveIs Native Goodness to attract our Love;Centre of all Its various Pow'r and SkillIs One Divine, Immutable Good Will.john byrom
Though departing from the Truth as it is in Jesus, through introducing Ways of Life attended with unnecessary Expences, many Wants have arisen, the minds of People have been employ'd in studying to get Wealth, and in this Pursuit, some departing from Equity, have retain'd a Profession of Religion; others have look'd at their Example, and thereby been stengthen'd to proceed further in the same Way: Thus many having encourag'd the Trade of taking Men from Africa and selling them as Slaves.