Mind Quotes

Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
Stella Adle
Margaret thatche - i usually make up my mind about a man in ten...

My poor head is in such a whirl, my mind is all in bits.
Johann von Goethe
There is no greater sorrow Than to be mindful of the happy time In misery.
Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy
Make up your mind to act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done in this world by hesitation.
Thomas H. Huxley
The greatest revolution in our generation is that of human beings, who by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.
Marilyn Ferguson

A closed mind is like a closed book just a block of wood.
Chinese Prove
Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don? t mind, it doesn? t matter.
Satchel Paige
The Earth is the Cradle of the Mind - - But one cannot eternally live in a cradle.
Konstantin E. Tsiolkovsky
Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defence of peace must be constructed.
Unknown, UNESCO Constitution
An improper mind is a perpetual feast.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Bear in mind, if you are going to amount to anything, that your success does not depend upon the brilliancy and the impetuosity with which you take hold, but upon the ever lasting and sanctified bulldoggedness with which you hang on after you have taken hold.
Dr. A. B. Meldrum
The forceps of our minds are clumsy forceps, and crush the truth a little in taking hold of it.
H. G. Wells, 1903
In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills contracted by the mind more severe than those contracted by the body.
Cicero
But to my mind, though I am native here And to the manner born, it is a custom More honoured in the breach than the observance.
William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 1 scene 4
Support the strong, give courage to the timid, remind the indifferent, and warn the opposed.
Whitney M. Young Jr.
Anatole france, the crime of sylvestre bonnard - the whole art of teaching is only the art of...
It is the mind that makes the body rich; and as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, so honor peereth in the meanest habit.
William Shakespeare
Change comes not from men and women changing their minds, but from the change from one generation to the next.
John Kenneth Galbraith
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Johann von Goethe
It is the sign of a weak mind to be unable to bear wealth.
Seneca
The test of a first - Fate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
This is before the coming of a new Heaven and a new Earth, in the which shall reign the Prince of Peace forever and forever, as the Old shall be passed away, for lo on earth there is nothing great but man in man there is nothing great but mind.... .
Phylos the Tibetan
God has so made the mind of man that a peculiar deliciousness resides in the fruits of personal industry.
Wilberforce
Nothing in the world makes people so afraid as the influence of independent - Minded people.
Albert Einstein, 1879 - 1955
When I look back now over my life and call to mind what I might have had simply for taking and did not take, my heart is like to break.
Akhenaton
To educate a man in mind, and not in morals, is to educate a menace to society.
Theodore Roosevelt
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
John Locke
Prepare your mind to receive the best that life has to offer.
Ernest Holmes
Man is a gregarious animal and much more so in his mind than in his body. A golden rule; judge men not by their opinions but by what their opinions have made of them.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Meditation... disolves the mind. It erases itself. Throws the ego out on its big brittle ass.
Tom Robbins
Walking is also an ambulation of mind.
Gretel Ehrlich
I find, by experience, that the mind and the body are more than married, for they are most intimately united; and when one suffers, the other sympathizes.
Earl of Chesterfield
Anguish of mind has driven thousands to suicide; anguish of body, none. This proves that the health of the mind is of far more consequence to our happiness, than the health of the body, although both are deserving of much more attention than either of them receive.
C. C. Colton
One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow - Minded and dull, but also just stupid.
J. D. Watson, "The Double Helix".
Generally speaking, men are influenced by books which clarify their own thought, which express their own notions well, or which suggest to them ideas which their minds are already predisposed to accept.
Carl Lotus Becke
When I read some of the rules for speaking and writing the English language correctly... I think - - Any fool can make a rule And every fool will mind it.
Henry David Thoreau
It strkes me as singularly inappropriate for a school to use its students for fund - Raising. It reminded me of the first time I saw a gypsy mother send her baby out to beg.
William Hamilton
All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last.
Marcel Proust
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aidthem to judge for themselves.
William Ellery Channing