PERSONALITY & 50 Quotes Every INTJ Will Instantly Relate To

by Heidi Priebe, Thought Catalogue, 12/11/15.

1. “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.”

–Jiddu Krishnamurti

2. “No random actions, none not based on underlying principles.”

–Marcus Aurelius

3. “Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you.”

–Jim Rohn

4. “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.”

–Stephen Hawking

5. “Conventional people are roused to fury by departure from convention, largely because they regard such departure as a criticism of themselves.”

–Bertrand Russel

6. “Consider every thought you have as a suggestion, not an order. Right now, my mind is suggesting that I feel tired. It is suggesting that I give up. It is suggesting that I take an easier path. If I pause for a moment, however, I can discover new suggestions. My mind is also suggesting that I will feel very good about accomplishing this work once it is done. It is suggesting that I will respect the identity I am building when I stick to the schedule. It is suggesting that I have the ability to finish this task, even when I don’t feel like. Remember, none of these suggestions are orders. They are merely options. I have the power to choose which option I follow.”

–James Clear

7. “Tug on anything at all and you’ll find it connected to everything else in the universe.”

–John Muir

8. “I understand. That’s the trouble. I understand. I’ll understand all the time. All day and all night. Especially all night. I’ll understand. You don’t have to worry about that.”

–Ernest Hemingway

9. “The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.”

–A. A. Milne

10. “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”

–Jorge Luis Borges

11. “Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventions, prejudices, and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.”

–Albert Einstein

12. “Now if you are going to win any battle you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do. The body will always give up. It is always tired morning, noon, and night. But the body is never tired if the mind is not tired. When you were younger the mind could make you dance all night, and the body was never tired… You’ve always got to make the mind take over and keep going.”

–George S. Patton Jr.

13. “Do, or do not. There is no ‘try’.”


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