Mind Quotes

Whittaker chambers, from witness (1952) - communism is what happens when, in the name of...
The third - Rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second - Rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first - Rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.
A. A. Milne

The true, strong, and sound mind is the mind that can embrace equally great things and small.
Samuel Johnson
You often get a better hold upon a problem by going away from it for a time and dismissing it from your mind altogether.
Frank H. Crane
My tongue swore, but my mind was still unpledged.
Euripides, Hippolytus, 428 B. C.
Like swift water an active mind never stagnates.
Author Unknown

I try and try to deny that I need you but still you remain on my mind.
Mariah Carey
Laurence j. pete - if a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered...
There are many who lust for the simple answers of doctrine or decree. They are on the left and right. They are not confined to a single part of the society. They are terrorists of the mind.
A Bartlett Giamatti
Obsessions and fixations are not really my field. All I know, when the mind really grabs hold of something, look out.
Martin Sage and Sybil Adelman, Northern Exposure, The Bumpy Road to Love, 1991
To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes.
Thomas Carlyle
The mind can also be an erogenous zone.
Raquel Welch
The wise should surrender speech in mind, mind in the knowing self, the knowing self in the Spirit of the universe, and the Spirit of the universe in the Spirit of peace.
Maitri Upanishads
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
I want a busy life, a just mind, and a timely death.
Zora Neale Hurston
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
It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
Alfred North Whitehead
Drugs are a bet with your mind.
Jim Morrison, Biography
The mind is not sex - Typed.
Margaret Mead
A fondness for satire indicates a mind pleased with irritating others for myself, I never could find amusement in killing flies.
Jeanne - Marie Roland
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
The more words you know, the more clearly and powerfully you will think and the more ideas you will invite into your mind.
Wilfred Funk
The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.
Andrew Carnegie
Men will not believe because they will not broaden their minds.
C. Chesterfield
The only infallible criterion of wisdom to vulgar minds - - Success.
Edmund Burke
If one speaks or acts with a cruel mind, misery follows, as the cart follows the horse... If one speaks or acts with a pure mind, happiness follows, as a shadow follows its source.
The Dhammapada
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
Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Minds of moderate caliber ordinarily condemn everything which is beyond their range.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
To resist the frigidity of old age one must combine the body, the mind and the heart - And to keep them in parallel vigor one must exercise, study and love.
Karl von Bonstetten
Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity.
Christopher Morley
Nothing, at last, is sacred; but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Each generation writes off earlier errors as the result of bad thinking, of less able minds - - And then confidently embarks on making fresh errors of its own.
Michael Crichton, Prey
The man we call a specialist today was formerly called a man with a one - Track mind.
Endre Balogh
It is foolish to wish for beauty. Sensible people never either desire it for themselves or care about it in others. If the mind be but well cultivated, and the heart well disposed, no one ever cares for the exterior.
Anne Bronte, Agnes Grey
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Johann von Goethe
A wisely chosen illustration is almost essential to fasten the truth upon the ordinary mind, and no teacher can afford to neglect this part of his preparation.
Howard Crosby
Never let people see the bottom of your purse or of your mind.
Italian Prove
Uncultivated minds are not full of wild flowers, like uncultivated fields. Villainous weeds grow in them, and they are full of toads.
Logan Pearsall Smith
I know but one freedom, and that is the freedom of the mind.
Antoine de Saint - Exupery