Mind Quotes

George f. gilde - real poverty is less a state of income than a...
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into, the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes.
Benjamin Disraeli
There are no chaste minds. Minds copulate wherever they meet.
Eric Hoffe
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
The high minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think.
Aristotle

Bad mind, bad heart.
Anacharsis Cloots
Eddie myers - words were never invented to fully explain the...
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
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
My mind to me a kingdom is, Such present joys therein I find, That it excels all other bliss.
Sir Edward Dye
As you cannot have a sweet and wholesome abode unless you admit the air and sunshine freely into your rooms, so a strong body and a bright, happy, or serene countenance can only result from the free admittance into the mind of thoughts of joy and goodwill and serenity.
James Allen, "As A Man Thinketh".
To regard the imagination as metaphysics is to think of it as part of life, and to think of it as part of life is to realize the extent of artifice. We live in the mind.
W. Somerset Maugham
Very simple ideas lie within the reach only of complex minds.
Rmy de Gourmont
Let me advise thee not to talk of thyself as being old. There is something in Mind Cure, after all, and if thee continually talks of thyself as being old, thee may perhaps bring on some of the infirmities of age. At least I would not risk it if I were thee.
Hannah Whitall Smith, 1907
The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.
Morris Adle
A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam that flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his own thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts they come back to us with a sort of alienated majesty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
Clive James
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.
Benjamin Jowett
Curiosity was a form of lust, a wandering cupidity of the eye and the mind.
John Crowley, Of Marvels And Monsters, Washington Post, October 18, 1998
Law is mind without reason.
Aristotle
The only infallible criterion of wisdom to vulgar minds - - Success.
Edmund Burke
Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
Dr. Jonas Salk
I never seek to defeat the man I am fighting, I seek to defeat his confidence. A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory. Two men are equals - True equals - Only when they both have equal confidence.
Arthur S. Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha
If you keep your mind sufficiently open, people will throw a lot of rubbish into it.
William A. Orton
The more perfect the artist, the more completely separate in him will be the man who suffers and the mind which creates.
T. S. Eliot
Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.
Henry James
The image of myself which I try to create in my own mind in order that I may love myself is very different from the image which I try to create in the minds of others in order that they may love me.
Wystan Hugh Auden
He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter.
Henry Fielding
You will certainly not be able to take the lead in all things yourself, for to one man a god has given deeds of war, and to another the dance, to another lyre and song, and in another wide - Sounding Zeus puts a good mind.
Homer, The Iliad
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
If a cluttered desk signs a cluttered mind, Of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?
Albert Einstein.
Enthusiasm is very good lubrication for the mind.
Author Unknown
On the road from the City of Skepticism, I had to pass through the Valley of Ambiguity. Powers of Mind, 1975.
Adam Smith
A suspicious mind always looks on the black side of things.
Publilius Syrus
Better and ugly face than an ugly mind.
James
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
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
In general we are least aware of what our minds do best.
Marvin Minsky, The Society of Mind
May the gods grant you all things which your heart desires, and may they give you a husband and a home and gracious concord, for there is nothing greater and better than this - when a husband and wife keep a household in oneness of mind, a great woe to their enemies and joy to their friends, and win high renown.
Homer, The Odyssey