„In my mind, I'm always the best. I don't care what people think, what they say. In my mind, not just this year but always, I'm always the best.“
— Cristiano Ronaldo Portuguese association football player 1985
[BBC Sport, Cristiano Ronaldo: I'm the best player in the world, 5 November 2015, 4 February 2018, http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/34737914]
In an interview with the BBC ahead of the release of Ronaldo.
„I made up my mind long ago that life was too short to do anything for myself that I could pay others to do for me.“
— W. Somerset Maugham British playwright, novelist, short story writer 1874 - 1965
"1941", p. 336
A Writer's Notebook (1946)
— Robert T. Kiyosaki American finance author , investor 1947
Zdroj: Rich Dad's Cashflow Quadrant: Rich Dad's Guide to Financial Freedom
„So books are real to me, too; they link me not just with other minds but with the vision of other minds, what those minds understand and see. I see their worlds as well as I see my own.“
— Philip K. Dick, The Transmigration of Timothy Archer
Zdroj: The Transmigration of Timothy Archer
„My mind… It's who I am. I think I'd rather suffer any other injury in the world than have my mind tampered with.“
— Richelle Mead, kniha The Golden Lily
Zdroj: The Golden Lily
— Aeschylus, Agamemnon
Originál: (el) δίχα δ' ἄλλων μονόφρων εἰμί
Zdroj: Oresteia (458 BC), Agamemnon, line 757
„Society is an interweaving and interworking of mental selves. I imagine your mind and especially what your mind thinks about my mind and what my mind thinks about what your mind thinks about my mind. I dress my mind before you and expect that you will dress yours before mine. Whoever cannot or will not perform these feats is not properly in the game.“
— Charles Cooley American sociologist 1864 - 1929
Charles Cooley (1927). Life and the Student: Roadside Notes on Human Nature, Society, and Letters. p. 200
„The image of myself which I try to create in my own mind in order that I may love myself is very different from the image which I try to create in the minds of others in order that they may love me.“
— W. H. Auden, kniha The Dyer's Hand
"Hic et Ille", p. 104
The Dyer's Hand, and Other Essays (1962)
— Walter Cronkite American broadcast journalist 1916 - 2009
UN Address (1999)
Kontext: For many years, I did my best to report on the issues of the day in as objective a manner as possible. When I had my own strong opinions, as I often did, I tried not to communicate them to my audience.
Now, however, my circumstances are different. I am in a position to speak my mind. And that is what I propose to do.
Those of us who are living today can influence the future of civilization. We can influence whether our planet will drift into chaos and violence, or whether through a monumental educational and political effort we will achieve a world of peace under a system of law where individual violators of that law are brought to justice.
„Oh that it were my chief delight
To do the things I ought!
Then let me try with all my might
To mind what I am taught.“
— Jane Taylor British poet 1783 - 1824
For a Very Little Child, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919). Bartlett's notes this work to be written by Ann Taylor.
„My attitude was always to keep open, to keep scanning. I think that's how things work in nature. Many people are close-minded, rigid, and that's not my inclination.“
— Jonas Salk Inventor of polio vaccine 1914 - 1995
Academy of Achievement interview (1991)
„To distract myself from tiresome thoughts, I have only to resort to books; they easily draw my mind to themselves and away from other things.“
— Michel De Montaigne (1533-1592) French-Occitan author, humanistic philosopher, statesman 1533 - 1592
„I feel like when I work that is my time to express myself and to be creative and to really delve into somebody else’s mind, heart and psyche. That is my thing.“
— Gwyneth Paltrow American actress, singer, and food writer 1972
Interview with ShowBizSpy. http://web.archive.org/web/20091008013808/http://www.showbizspy.com/article/192774/gwyneth-paltrow-i-dont-care-that-my-kids-cant-watch-my-films.html (5 October 2009)
— Sarah Kane, kniha 4.48 Psychosis
Varianta: It is myself I have never met, whose face is pasted on the underside of my mind.
Zdroj: 4.48 Psychosis
— Michel De Montaigne, kniha Essays
Je ne dis les autres, sinon pour d'autant plus me dire.
Book I, Ch. 26
Essais (1595), Book I
Varianta: I quote others only in order the better to express myself.
„I don’t spend my time perusing message boards to find out what people think about me or if people think my songs are good or if people love that lyric or this or that. I just want to be happy with it myself — and if other people like it, that’s great.“
— Ben Gibbard American singer, songwriter and guitarist 1976
Zdroj: The Meaning Of Life, III
„have I been blind
have I been lost
inside myself and
my own mind
by what my eyes have seen?“
— Natalie Merchant American singer-songwriter 1963
Song lyrics, Tigerlily (1995), Carnival