Quotes with mental
We must be clear that when it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images and establishing mental connections.
The best mental effort in the game of business is concentrated on the major problem of securing the consumer’s dollar before the other fellow gets it.
Your money's worth: a study in the waste of the consumer's dollar (1927)
What others give to public shows and entertainments, nay, even to mental and bodily rest, I give to the study of philosophy.
There is a psychological technique which makes it possible to interpret dreams, and ... if that procedure is employed, every dream reveals itself as a psychical structure which has a meaning and which can be inserted at an assignable point in the mental activities of waking life.
The Interpretation of Dreams
Aromatherapy is like going into the countryside and smelling flowers. It should be available in Parlament. They already have it in some mental hospitals.
In Independent, January 24, 1998
The man who withholds the giving of himself to the world, does it at his peril, at the cost of mental and moral penury.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
School teachers, taking them by and large, are probably the most ignorant and stupid class of men in the whole group of mental workers.
The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche (1908)
Money-giving is a very good criterion ... of a person’s mental health. Generous people are rarely mentally ill people.
Too many Americans who struggle with mental health illnesses are still suffering in silence rather than seeking help, and we need to see it that men and women who would never hesitate to go see a doctor if they had a broken arm or came down with the flu, that they have that same attitude when it comes to their mental health.
Announcing a new mental health initiative, June 3, 2013
Satire is at once the most agreeable and most dangerous of mental qualities. It always pleases when it is refined, but we always fear those who use it too much; yet satire should be allowed when unmixed with spite, and when the person satirized can join in the satire.
Long contact with the human race has developed in it the art of diplomacy, and no Roman Cardinal of mediaeval days knew better how to ingratiate himself with his surroundings than a cat with a saucer of cream on its mental horizon.
The Achievement of the Cat
Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.
Increasing Human Efficiency in Business - A contribution to the psychology of business (1911)
Many times I had spoken about "mental bipolarity" and proved that our affects are bipolar. Desire and disgust, love and hate, will-to-power and will-to-submission, are composed of negative and positive parts like the current of electricity. My contention was that any human affect has its own counterpart. Later Bleuler described this fact as "ambivalence," a term that was accepted by everybody, whereas previously they had laughed at my discovery, and given me the nickname "Stekel with his Bipolarity".
The Autobiography of Wilhelm Stekel (1950)
We will define history as a mental construct of the past based on evidence which has been carefully subjected to the tests of validity and then critically and systematically ordered and interpreted to present a story of [humans’] interaction with other [humans] in a society.
Probing the Past