Mind Quotes

The greatest revolution in our generation is that of human beings, who by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.
Marilyn Ferguson
Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.
Robert Albert Bloch

Cease, every joy, to glimmer on my mind, But leave - - - Oh! leave the light of Hope behind.
Thomas Campbell
Francis william bourdillon - the mind has a thousand eyes. and the heart but...
Ralph waldo emerson - there is no thought in any mind, but it quickly...
If it takes a lot of words to say what you have in mind, give it more thought.
Dennis Roch

The mind of man is capable of anything - - Because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future.
Joseph Conrad
Historical reminder Always put Horace before Descartes.
Donald O. Rickte
Drugs are a bet with your mind.
Jim Morrison, Biography
A mind stretched by a new idea can never go back to its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendel Holmes, Jr.
Intellectual liberty is the air of the soul, the sunshine of the mind, and without it, the world is a prison, the universe a dungeon.
Robert Green Ingersoll
It is the mind that makes the body rich; and as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, so honor peereth in the meanest habit.
William Shakespeare
It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people.
Giordano Bruno
Nurture your mind with great thoughts.
Benjamin Disraeli
And when he is out of sight, quickly also is he out of mind.
Thomas a Kempis, Imitation of Christ
It is wise to keep in mind that no success or failure is necessarily final.
Anonymous
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Rene Descartes
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)
Charles caleb colton - times of general calamity and confusion create...
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
Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.
The Talmud
We must dare to think about unthinkable things because when things become unthinkable thinking stops and action becomes mindless.
William Fullbright
The joy of discovery is certainly the liveliest that the mind of man can ever feel.
Claude Bernard (1813 - 78)
Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when it is doomed to ignorance.
William Ellery Channing
There are no chaste minds. Minds copulate wherever they meet.
Eric Hoffe
Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don? t mind, it doesn? t matter.
Satchel Paige
This coffee plunges into the stomach... the mind is aroused, and ideas pour forth like the battalions of the Grand Army on the field of battle.... Memories charge at full gallop... the light cavalry of comparisons deploys itself magnificently; the artillery of logic hurry in with their train of ammunition; flashes of wit pop up like sharp - Shooters.
Honore de Balzac
Where the speech is corrupted, the mind is also.
Seneca
Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
Dr. Jonas Salk
Minds are like parachutes they work best when open.
Lord Thomas Dewa
Generally speaking, men are influenced by books which clarify their own thought, which express their own notions well, or which suggest to them ideas which their minds are already predisposed to accept.
Carl Lotus Becke
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
Aesop
It is the sign of a weak mind to be unable to bear wealth.
Seneca
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
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Albert Camus
The failure of the mind in old age is often less the results of natural decay, than of disuse. Ambition has ceased to operate; contentment bring indolence, and indolence decay of mental power, ennui, and sometimes death. Men have been known to die, literally speaking, of disease induced by intellectual vacancy.
Sir B. Brodie
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
Toleration is the greatest gift of mind, it requires that same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Hellen Kelle
A weapon is a device for making your enemy change his mind.
Lois McMaster Bujold, "The Vor Game", 1990