Mind Quotes

Strength is a matter of the made - Up mind.
John Beeche
Hazlitt - the surest hindrance of success is to have too...

She is a friend of my mind... The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.
Toni Morrison
The mind has a thousand eyes. And the heart but one Yet the life of a whole life dies When love is done.
Francis William Bourdillon
The test of a first - Rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the 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
One whose chief regard is for his own mind, and for the divinity within him and the service of its goodness, will strike no poses, utter no complaints, and crave neither for solitude nor yet for a crowd. Best of all, his life will be free from continual pursuing and avoiding.
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations? Book Three

Like swift water an active mind never stagnates.
Author Unknown
Prepare yourself for the world, as the athletes used to do for their exercise; oil your mind and your manners, to give them the necessary suppleness and flexibility; strength alone will not do.
Earl of Chesterfield
ESSAY - - A loose sally of the mind an irregular indigested piece not a regular and orderly composition.
Samuel Johnson
The more perfect the artist, the more completely separate in him will be the man who suffers and the mind which creates.
T. S. Eliot
The Earth is the Cradle of the Mind - - But one cannot eternally live in a cradle.
Konstantin E. Tsiolkovsky
You should pray for a sound mind in a sound body.
Juvenal, Satires
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being but to remind him that he is already degraded.
George Orwell
Extensive traveling induces a feeling of encapsulation, and travel, so broadening at first, contracts the mind.
Paul Theroux
But what do we mean by the American Revolution Do we mean the American War The revolution was effected before the war commenced. The revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people.
Geoffrey F. Albert
If a cluttered desk signs a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign.
Albert Einstein
Jack youngblood - i visualize things in my mind before i have to do...
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
John Locke
More important than learning how to recall things is finding ways to forget things that are cluttering the mind.
James Waddell Alexander, II
Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.
Eleanor Roosevelt
The test of a first - Rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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
Courage is the power of the mind to overcome fear.
Martin Luther King Jr.
There is one thing that matters - - To set a chime of words tinkling in the minds of a few fastidious people.
Logan Pearsall Smith
A contented mind is the best source for trouble.
Titus Maccius Plautus
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others.
Virginia Woolf
Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt.
Titus Maccius Plautus
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
Clive James
Values are tapes we play on the Walkman of the mind any tune we choose so long as it does not disturb others.
Johathan Sacks
Nature gets credit which should in truth be reserved for ourselves: the rose for its scent, the nightingale for its song; and the sun for its radiance. The poets are entirely mistaken. They should address their lyrics to themselves and should turn them into odes of self congratulation on the excellence of the human mind.
Alfred North Whitehead
The highest states of mind held up before mankind by christianity as of supreme value, are actually forms of convulsive epilepsy.
Friedrich Nietzsche, The AntiChrist
For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.
Larry Eisenberg
The test of a first - Rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
LSD melts your mind, not in your hand.
Anon.
A great many open minds should be closed for repairs.
Toledo Blade
Knowledge must be gained by ourselves. Mankind may supply us with the facts but the results, even if they agree with previous ones, must be the work of our mind.
Benjamin Disraeli
The mind is like the stomach. It is not how much you put into it that counts, but how much it digests.
A. J. Nock
I have always been impressed by the fact that there are a surprising number of individuals who never use their minds if they can avoid it, and an equal number who do use their minds, but in an amazingly stupid way.
Carl Jung
Minds do not act together in public they simply stick together and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again.
Frank Moore Colby
So convenient a thing it is to be a reasonable creature, since it enables one to find or make a reason for everything one has a mind to do.
Benjamin Franklin