Mind Quotes

Arthur rimbaud - morality is the weakness of the mind....
The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
James Truslow Adams

Conformity is the ruin of the mind.
Jesse Shelley
The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
Carl Jung
Bad mind, bad heart.
Anacharsis Cloots
Modesty is a shining light; it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
Madam Guizot

A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things but cannot receive great ones.
Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
Frank moore colby - minds do not act together in public they simply...
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation.
George Santayana
It is not enough to have a good mind the main thing is to use it well.
Rene Descartes
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
John Milton
Apothegms to thinking minds are the seeds from which spring vast fields of new thought, that may be further cultivated, beautified, and enlarged.
James Ramsey
Historical reminder Always put Horace before Descartes.
Donald O. Rickte
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others.
Tryon Edwards
Strength is a matter of the made - Up mind.
John Beeche
The older dictators fell because they could never supply their subjects with enough bread, enough circuses, enough miracles and mysteries. Nor did they posses a really effective system of mind - Manipulation. Under a scientific dictator, education will rea.
Aldous Huxley
Dead battles, like dead generals, hold the military mind in their dead grip.
Barbara Tuchman
Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive.
Walt Disney
The battle for the mind of Ronald Reagan was like the trench warfare of World War I: never have so many fought so hard for such barren terrain.
Peggy Noonan, special assistant and speech writer to Reagan, 1984 - 88
The remarkable thing about the human mind is its range of limitations.
Celia Green
Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.
Albert Einstein, quoted in New York Times, March 13, 1940
If for a tranquil mind you seek, These things observe with care: Of whom you speak, to whom you speak, And how, and when and where.
Anonymous
A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimension.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us; and the more we gain, the more is our desire. The more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.
Maria Mitchell
Words do two major things They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Jim Rohn
Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when it is doomed to ignorance.
William Ellery Channing
The mind is not sex - Typed.
Margaret Mead
Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which Nature herself is animated.
Auguste Rodin
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
Drop out of school before your mind rots from our mediocre educational system.
Frank Zappa, Liner notes from the album, "Freak Out, " 1965
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
Virginia Woolf
There are two things which cannot be attacked in front ignorance and narrow - Mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities. They will not bear discussion.
Emerich Edward Dalbert
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
Plutarch
The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none. Recognizing our limitations and imperfections is the first requisite of progress. Those who believe they have arrived believe they have nowhere to go. Some not only have closed their minds to new truth, but they sit on the lid.
Dr. Dale E. Turne
Why should I tolerate a perfect stranger at the bedside of my mind?
Vladimir Nabokov
On the road from the City of Skepticism, I had to pass through the Valley of Ambiguity. Powers of Mind, 1975.
Adam Smith
Modesty is a shining light it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
Madam Guizot
Bear in mind that brains and learning, like muscle and physical skill, are articles of commerce. They are bought and sold. You can hire them by the year or by the hour. The only thing in the world not for sale is character.
Antonin Scalia
When you see a snake, never mind where he came from.
W. G. Benham
It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn - which is what life is all about.
Oprah Winfrey, Oprah Magazine, May 2004