Mind Quotes

Pythagoras - it is only necessary to make war with five...
A great mind becomes a great fortune.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A contented mind is a continual feast.
American Prove
The world is emblematic. Parts of speech are metaphors because the whole of nature is a metaphor of the human mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Marcus aelius aurelius - let thy chief fort and place of defense be a mind...
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

Juvenal - a healthy mind in a healthy body....
Give up your relentless moralizing, the continual pinpricks which pierce the skin of your fellows. The distinction between good and evil is the sickness of the mind. Give up your morals, and the people will regain a love of their fellows.
Lao Tse, In a discussion with Confucious about the true nature of humanity.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
Michel de Montaigne
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln
I want a busy life, a just mind, and a timely death.
Zora Neale Hurston
The power of the mind is an incredible thing, one that can never be underestimated.
Mia Hamm
The high minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.
Aristotle
When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely - - The mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears - when you give your whole attention to it.
J. Krishnamutri
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
Clive James
Real poverty is less a state of income than a state of mind.
George F. Gilde
If you would stand well with a great mind, leave him with a favorable impression of yourself if with a little mind, leave him with a favorable impression of himself.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The objective of false prophets and teachers of whatever stripe is... the influence and control of the minds of men.
Ron Dart
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worthwhile. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
Aleister Crowley
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
John Adams
Nothing is so bitter that a calm mind cannot find comfort in it.
Seneca
Liberals are very broadminded: they are always willing to give careful consideration to both sides of the same side.
Anonymous
Mind is the great lever of all things.
Daniel Webste
This institution will be based upon the illimitable freedom of the human mind. For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error so long as reason is left free to combat it.
Thomas Jefferson
To educate a man in mind, and not in morals, is to educate a menace to society.
Theodore Roosevelt
It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather that the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
Bertrand Russell
The mind is a strange machine which can combine the materials offered to it in the most astonishing ways.
Bertrand Russell
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
Penicillin was indeed the product of accidental discovery, but the discovery was made, and the knowledge developed, because certain scientists had definite goals in mind. Chance, Pastuer wrote, favors only the prepared mind. The mind must be prepared not only by scientific training and technological know - How, but also by the awareness of social needs.
Saturday Review
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
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of our own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
Alfred North Whitehead
An action will not be right unless the will be right for from thence is the action derived. Again, the will will not be right unless the disposition of the mind be right for from thence comes the will.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Backward ran sentences until reeled the mind.
Wolcott Gibbs
Bear in mind, if you are going to amount to anything, that your success does not depend upon the brilliancy and the impetuosity with which you take hold, but upon the ever lasting and sanctified bulldoggedness with which you hang on after you have taken hold.
Dr. A. B. Meldrum
Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.
The Talmud
After 3, a body has a mind of its own.
H Hahn Blavatsky
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesman and philosophers and divines.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
My turn of mind is so given to taking things in the absurd point of view, that it breaks out in spite of me every now and then.
George Gordon Byron
Take a note of that his Lordship says he will turn it over in what he is pleased to call his mind.
Richard Bethell