Mind Quotes

Thomas dewa - minds are like parachutes... they only function...
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

All action is of the mind and the mirror of the mind is the face, its index the eyes.
Cicero
It is by will alone that I set my mind in motion.
Mentat Praye
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
Elizabeth drew - travel, instead of broadening the mind, often...

The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.
William Blake
Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies.
Earl of Chesterfield
Anna jameson - what we truly and earnestly aspire to be, that in...
True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.
Akhenaton
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
Iron rusts from disuse water loses its purity from stagnation and in cold weather becomes frozen even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
Leonardo DaVinci
When griping grief the heart doth wound, and doleful dumps the mind opresses, then music, with her silver sound, with speedy help doth lend redress.
William Shakespeare
Always be ready to speak your mind and a base man will avoid you.
William Blake
The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand.
Robert Valett
It is meant that noble minds keep ever with their likes; for who so firm that cannot be seduced.
William Shakespeare
Everyone should free their mind and soul. Some are ready to free them now, and some will be ready to free them in the future. Some will never be ready and that is what makes their lives not worth living.
Emad Hasan
Maybe I wanted to hear it so badly that my ears betrayed my mind in order to secure my heart.
Margaret Cho, weblog, 03 - 03 - 04
Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.
Walt Disney, On the inside wall of the American Adventure in Epcot Cente
Accident, n. A condition in which presence of mind is good, but absence of body is better.
Unknown
A life of pleasure makes even the strongest mind frivolous at last.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton
We must dare to think about unthinkable things because when things become unthinkable thinking stops and action becomes mindless.
William Fullbright
It is not enough to have a good mind the main thing is to use it well.
Rene Descartes
Man is a gregarious creature, more so in mind than in body. He may like to go alone for a walk but he hates to stand alone in his opinion.
Unknown
Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.
W. C. Fields
It is the sign of a week mind to be unable to bear wealth.
Seneca
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, It can achieve.
Napolean Hill
Speech is the mirror of the mind. Imago Animi Sermo Est.
Seneca
The test of an author is not to be found merely in the number of his phrases that pass current in the corner of newspapers... but in the number of passages that have really taken root in younger minds.
Thomas Higginson
When I read some of the rules for speaking and writing the English language correctly... I think - - Any fool can make a rule And every fool will mind it.
Henry David Thoreau
Accident, n.: A condition in which presence of mind is good, but absence of body is better.
Unknown
Very simple ideas lie within the reach only of complex minds.
Rmy de Gourmont
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
Poverty of goods is easily cured poverty of the mind is irreparable.
D. A. Battista
Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.
Henry James
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others.
Virginia Woolf
Let thy chief fort and place of defense be a mind free from passions. A stronger place and better fortified than this, hath no man.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
Thomas Jefferson
Bear in mind that you should conduct yourself in life as at a feast.
Epictetus
A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.
Charlotte Bronte