Mind Quotes

Some degree of novelty must be one of the materials in almost every instrument which works upon the mind; and curiosity blends itself, more or less, with all our pleasures.

Edmund Burke

The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter, while the character is moulded by the contemplation of virtue and vice.


To change one's mind is rather a sign of prudence than ignorance.

Spanish Proverb

And it blew my mind when I started to get wind of the fact that they actually liked me being around. That was humbling, because Kentucky basketball is a big deal, and I am not the biggest fan - I am just the most notorious one.

Ashley Judd

Great things alone can make a great mind, and petty things will make a petty mind unless a man rejects them as completely alien.

Carl von Clausewitz

Feel your intentions in your heart. Feel not what your mind tells you, but what your heart tells you.

Gary Zukav

To think bad thoughts is really the easiest thing in the world. If you leave your mind to itself it will spiral down into ever-increasing unhappiness. To think good thoughts, however, requires effort. This is one of the things that discipline training is about.

James Clavell

I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

There is an atmosphere about the picture theatre that speaks of entertainment and relaxation. The charming surroundings, good music, and the fact that each visitor is determined to enjoy a few hours of holiday all exert an influence on the mind.

Ivor Novello

This is my wish for you: peace of mind, prosperity through the year, happiness that multiplies, health for you and yours, fun around every corner, energy to chase your dreams, joy to fill your holidays!

D.M. Dellinger

A weapon is a device for making your enemy change his mind.†

Lois McMaster Bujold

To fly from, need not be to hate, mankind: / All are not fit with them to stir and toil, / Nor is it discontent to keep the mind / Deep in its fountain.

Lord Byron

I have left almost to the last the magic of water, an element which owing to its changefulness of form and mood and colour and to the vast range of its effects is ever the principal source of landscape beauty, and has like music a mysterious influence over the mind

Sir George Sitwell

When no new thoughts fill the mind-when no horizons beckon-when life is in the past, not in the future--you are on your way to uselessness

Dr. Frederick K. Stamm

Good taste is the modesty of the mind - that is why it cannot be either imitated or acquired.

Delphine De Girardin
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