Mind Quotes

There is no confusion like the confusion of a simple mind.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Chapter 7
We do not keep the outward form of order, where there is deep disorder in the mind.
William Shakespeare

Active minds that think and study, Like swift brooks are seldom muddy.
Arthur Guiterman
Napoleon hill - any ideas, plan, or purpose may be placed in the...
Ovid - it is the mind that makes the man....
The mind is a strange machine which can combine the materials offered to it in the most astonishing ways.
Bertrand Russell

The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand.
Robert Valett
Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
Thomas Jefferson
Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
Calvin Coolidge
If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk.
Laurence J. Pete
Outstanding leaders appeal to the hearts of their followers - Not their minds.
Author Unknown
Only a weak mind seeks ultimate answers.
Elayne Boosle
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
Vaclav Havel
I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
Thomas Jefferson
All dogmas perish the thinking mind, especially ones you agree with.
Adam Richardson
A Shade upon the mind there passesAs when on NoonA Cloud the mighty Sun encloses.
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt.
Titus Maccius Plautus
Robert ingersoll - any doctrine that will not bear investigation is...
Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.
John F. Kennedy
Learning is finding out what you already know, Doing is demonstrating that you know it, Teaching is reminding others that they know it as well as you do. We are all learners, doers, and teachers.
Richard Bach
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
To the well - Organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
J. K. Rowling
Whenever, therefore, people are deceived and form opinions wide of the truth, it is clear that the error has slid into their minds through the medium of certain resemblances to that truth.
Socrates, Quoted in: Plato, Phaedrus, sct. 262.
A mind without instruction can no more bear fruit than can a field, however fertile, without cultivation.
Cicero
We mortals with immortal minds are only born for sufferings and joys, and one could almost say that the most excellent receive joy through sufferings.
Ludwig van Beethoven
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
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
F Scott
All prosperity begins in the mind and is dependent only on the full use of our creative imagination.
Ruth Ross
One may as well be asleep as to read for anything but to improve his mind and morals, and regulate his conduct.
Sterne
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
John Locke
The highest endeavor of the mind, and the highest virtue, is to understand things by intuition.
Baruch Spinoza, The Ethics
He who confers a favor should at once forget it, if he is not to show a sordid ungenerous spirit. To remind a man of a kindness conferred and to talk of it, is little different from reproach.
Demosthenes
Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Plato, The Republic
Fear grows out of the things we think it lives in our minds. Compassion grows out of the things we are, and lives in our hearts.
Barbara Garrison
Morality is the weakness of the mind.
Arthur Rimbaud
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
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
Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration and the doubling of your intellectual and moral powers. Blot out from your mind any idea of superiority you have none.
Giuseppe Mazzini
All outward forms of religion are almost useless, and are the causes of endless strife. Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself, and never mind the rest.
Beatrix Potte