Mind Quotes

Tact is, after all, a kind of mind reading.
Sarah Orne Jewett
Gilbert keith chesterton - merely having an open mind is nothing. the object...

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the unlimitable superior who reveals Himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble minds. That deeply emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
Albert Einstein
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Buddha
The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart.
Saint Jerome
The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds.
John Maynard Keynes

History does not repeat itself except in the minds of those who do not know history.
Kahlil Gibran
Penicillin was indeed the product of accidental discovery, but the discovery was made, and the knowledge developed, because certain scientists had definite goals in mind. Chance, Pastuer wrote, favors only the prepared mind. The mind must be prepared not only by scientific training and technological know - How, but also by the awareness of social needs.
Saturday Review
Mind unemployed is mind unenjoyed.
John Christian Bovee
Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
In adversity remember to keep an even mind.
Horace, Odes
During these periods of relaxation after concentrated intellectual activity, the intuitive mind seems to take over and can produce the sudden clarifying insights which give so much joy and delight.
Fritjof Capra, physicist
Great minds think independently, not alike.
Unknown
Gossip is sometimes referred to as halitosis of the mind.
Author Unknown
A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
George Bernard Shaw
Sir philip sidney - alexander received more bravery of mind by the...
The human mind must believe in something, so why not let it believe what it does believe.
Author Unknown
As you cannot have a sweet and wholesome abode unless you admit the air and sunshine freely into your rooms, so a strong body and a bright, happy, or serene countenance can only result from the free admittance into the mind of thoughts of joy and goodwill and serenity.
James Allen, "As A Man Thinketh".
We pass the word around; we ponder how the case is put by different people, we read the poetry; we meditate over the literature; we play the music; we change our minds; we reach an understanding. Society evolves this way, not by shouting each other down, but by the unique capacity of unique, individual human beings to comprehend each other.
Lewis Thomas, The Medusa and the Snail (1979)
Meditation... disolves the mind. It erases itself. Throws the ego out on its big brittle ass.
Tom Robbins
Where the speech is corrupted, the mind is also.
Seneca
He with whom neither slander that gradually soaks into the mind, nor statements that startle like a wound in the flesh, are successful may be called intelligent indeed.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Do you ever sit down and wonder what is wrong with the world Do you ever ask yourself why it is that Christians seem to have so little influence, why they seem to achieve so little, for all their numbers, in putting the world right To each of those two questions there is ultimately but one answer. It is this we lack the mind of Christ.
J. Arthur Lewis
To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes.
Thomas Carlyle
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
The love of retirement has in all ages adhered closely to those minds which have been most enlarged by knowledge, or elevated by genius. Those who enjoyed everything generally supposed to confer happiness have been forced to seek it is the shades of privacy.
Johnson
A high heart ought to bear calamities and not flee them, since in bearing them appears the grandeur of the mind and in fleeing them the cowardice of the heart.
Pietro Aretino
Drugs are a bet with your mind.
Jim Morrison, Biography
A closed mind is like a closed book just a block of wood.
Chinese Prove
A mind without instruction can no more bear fruit than can a field, however fertile, without cultivation.
Cicero
The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.
Terry Pratchett
Man is a gregarious creature, more so in mind than in body. He may like to go alone for a walk but he hates to stand alone in his opinion.
Unknown
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.
William Hazlitt
Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.
Charles Franklin Kettering
If there is anything that keeps the mind open to angel visits, and repels the ministry of evil, it is pure human love.
N. P. Willis
Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
Joseph Addison
I want a busy life, a just mind, and a timely death.
Zora Neale Hurston
Backward ran sentences until reeled the mind.
Wolcott Gibbs
Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, that itself will need reforming.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge