Mind Quotes

Conversation is an exercise of the mind; gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.
Author Unknown
Ronnie lott - if you can believe it, the mind can achieve it....

Merely having an open mind is nothing. The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Emad hasan - everyone should free their mind and soul. some...
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
Enlighten the people, generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like spirits at the dawn of day.
Thomas Jefferson

And when he is out of sight, quickly also is he out of mind.
Thomas a Kempis, Imitation of Christ
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Pan American Day address, April 15, 1939
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Albert Camus
Morpheus You have to let it all go, Neo. Fear, doubt, and disbelief. Free your mind.
Matrix, The
If it takes a lot of words to say what you have in mind, give it more thought.
Dennis Roch
It is the habit of mediocre minds to condemn all that is beyond their grasp.
La Rochefoucauld
Jesse shelley - conformity is the ruin of the mind....
The mind can assert anything and pretend it has proved it. My beliefs I test on my body, on my intuitional consciousness, and when I get a response there, then I accept.
D. H. Lawrence
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Aristotle
Man is to himself the most wonderful object in nature; for he cannot conceive what the body is, still less what the mind is, and least of all how a body should be united to a mind. This is the consummation of his difficulties, and yet it is his very being.
Blaise Pascal, Pensees(II, 72)
Footfalls echo in the memory Down the passage which we did not take Towards the door we never opened Into the rose - Garden. My words echo Thus, in your mind.
T. S. Eliot
I do not distinguish by the eye, but by the mind, which is the proper judge.
Seneca
The power of the mind is an incredible thing, one that can never be underestimated.
Mia Hamm
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
George Bernard Shaw
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
The essence of our effort to see that every child has a chance must be to assure each an equal opportunity, not to become equal, but to become different - To realize whatever unique potential of body, mind and spirit he or she possesses.
John Martin Fische
The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Carl Jung
Without freedom from the past, there is no freedom at all, because the mind is never new, fresh, innocent.
Krishnamurti
The Night has a thousand eyes, And the Day but one; Yet the light of the bright world dies With the dying sun. The mind has a thousand eyes, And the heart but one; Yet the light of a whole life dies When love is done.
Francis William Bourdillon
Distinction is the consequence, never the object of a great mind.
George Washington Allston
The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.
Henry Kissinge
Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.
A Bartlett Giamatti
Extensive traveling induces a feeling of encapsulation, and travel, so broadening at first, contracts the mind.
Paul Theroux
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is in your mind.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
It is almost impossible to exaggerate the proneness of the human mind to take miracles as evidence, and to seek for miracles as evidence.
Matthew Arnold
The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it.
Arnold Schwarzenegger
The man who gets the most satisfactory results is not always the man with the most brilliant single mind, but rather the man who can best coordinate the brains and talents of his associates.
Sir William Alton Jones
Where the speech is corrupted, the mind is also.
Seneca
The music at a wedding procession always reminds me of the music of soldiers going into battle.
Heinrich Heine
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 true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds.
Frederick William Robertson
I, thus neglecting worldly ends, all dedicated To closeness and the bettering of my mind.
William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2
Reading musses up my mind.
Henry Ford
I must not fear. Fear is the mind - Killer. Fear is the little - Death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.
Frank Herbert, Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear, "Dune".