Mind Quotes

Free your mind, and the rest will follow. Be colorblind, don? t be so shallow.
En Vogue, Free Your Mind
Washington irving - great minds have purposes, others have wishes....

A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world.
John Locke
Great minds think alike.
Anon.
We all dream we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake.
Erich Fromm
No foreign policy - No matter how ingenious - Has any chance of success if it is born in the minds of a few and carried in the hearts of none.
Henry Kissinge

Minds are like parachutes - They only function when open.
Unknown
A cheerful mind is a vigorous mind.
Jean De la Fontaine
Where the speech is corrupted, the mind is also.
Seneca
He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and so recur habitually to the mind.
Samuel Johnson
Enlighten the people, generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like spirits at the dawn of day.
Thomas Jefferson
Historical reminder Always put Horace before Descartes.
Donald O. Rickte
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
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
Most modern calendars mar the sweet simplicity of our lives by reminding us that each day that passes is the anniversary of some perfectly uninteresting event.
Oscar Wilde
Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Plato
William james - our minds thus grow in spots and like grease...
Let every man mind his own business.
Miguel de Cervantes
The wise are instructed by reason; ordinary minds by experience; the stupid, by necessity; and brutes by instinct.
Cicero
The fountain of content must spring up in the mind, and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition, will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove.
Samuel Johnson
The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return the better to thinking.
Phaedrus
Minds are like parachutes... they only function when they are open.
Thomas Dewa
The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
Carl Jung
As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.
Leonardo DaVinci
Time - - Our youth - - It never really goes, does it It is all held in our minds.
Helen Hoover Santmye
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
Buddha
Consistency is the quality of a stagnant mind.
John Sloan
The greatest wealth consisteth in being charitable, And the greatest happiness in having tranquility of mind. Experience is the most beautiful adornment And the best comrade is one that hath no desire.
Tibetan Doctrine
People are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln
Words are the physicians of the mind diseased.
Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound
The human mind treats a new idea the same way the body treats a strange protein it rejects it.
P. B. Medawa
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
The only infallible criterion of wisdom to vulgar minds - - Success.
Edmund Burke
If a cluttered desk signs a cluttered mind, Of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?
Albert Einstein.
Youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind. You are as old as your doubt, your fear, your despair. The way to keep young is to keep your faith young. Keep your self confidence young. Keep your hope young.
Luella F. Phean
Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball.
Jacques Martin Barzun
Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.
Anna Freud
To be feared is to fear no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind.
Seneca
Dreams are but interludes that fancy makes... Sometimes forgotten things, long cast behind Rush forward in the brain, and come to mind.
John Dryden
The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
Publilius Syrus