Mind Quotes

If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, just what does an empty desk mean?
Author Unknown
It is the mind that maketh good or ill, that maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor.
Edmund Spense

God has so made the mind of man that a peculiar deliciousness resides in the fruits of personal industry.
Henry besseme - i had an immense advantage over many others...
Thomas jefferson - my views and feelings are in favor of the...
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

The objective of false prophets and teachers of whatever stripe is... the influence and control of the minds of men.
Ron Dart
Every man has seen the wall that limits his mind.
Alfred Victor Vigny
Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.
Robert Ingersoll
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.
Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee. I have thee not, and yet I see thee still. Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible To feeling as to sight? or art thou but A dagger of the mind, a false creation, Proceeding from the heat - Oppressed brain?
William Shakespeare, "Macbeth", Act 2 scene 1
A cheerful mind is a vigorous mind.
Jean De la Fontaine
Where there is an open mind there will always be a frontier.
Charles F. Kettering
Little things affect little minds.
Benjamin Disraeli
Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments: love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds.
William Shakespeare, Sonnet cxvi
Great men of action... never mind on occasion being ridiculous in a sense it is part of their job, and at times they all are. A prophet or an achiever must never mind an occasional absurdity, it is an occupational risk.
Oswald Mosley
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
A thousand cups of wine do not suffice when true friends meet, but half a sentence is too much when there is no meeting of minds.
Chinese prove
Lucius annaeus seneca - there is nothing so disagreeable, that a patient...
A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam that flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his own thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts they come back to us with a sort of alienated majesty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A great preservative against angry and mutinous thoughts, and all impatience and quarreling, is to have some great business and interest in your mind, which, like a sponge shall suck up your attention and keep you from brooding over what displeases you.
Joseph Rickaby
There is no confusion like the confusion of a simple mind.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Chapter 7
The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it - As long as you really believe 100 percent.
Arnold Schwarzenegger
If a man withdraws his mind from the love of beauty, and applies it as sincerely to the love of the virtuous if, in serving his parents, he can exert his utmost strength if, in serving his prince, he can devote his life if in his intercourse with his friends, his words are sincere - Although men say that he has not learned, I will certainly say that he has.
Extensive traveling induces a feeling of encapsulation, and travel, so broadening at first, contracts the mind.
Paul Theroux
Have a variety of interests... These interests relax the mind and lessen tension on the nervous system. People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.
George Mathew Allen
The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart.
Saint Jerome
Emancipate yourself from mental slavery; none but ourselves can free our minds.
Bob Marley
The duke had a mind that ticked like a clock and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo.
Terry Pratchett, Wyrd Sisters
By words the mind is winged.
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of our own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing is so bitter that a calm mind cannot find comfort in it.
In adversity remember to keep an even mind.
Horace, Odes
The perfect man uses his mind as a mirror. It grasps nothing. It regrets nothing. It receives but does not keep.
Chuang Tzu
The only infallible criterion of wisdom to vulgar minds - - Success.
Edmund Burke
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Albert Einstein
Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.
Anna Freud
But true love is a durable fire In the mind ever burning Never sick, never old, never dead From itself never turning.
Sir Walter Raleigh
Laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind.
Francis Bacon
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