Mind Quotes

Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie

Art will remain the most astonishing activity of mankind born out of struggle between wisdom and madness, between dream and reality in our mind.

Magdalena Abakanowicz

The academic mind reflects infinity, and is full of light by the simple process of being shallow and standing still.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.

Harriet Rubin

Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.

William S. Burroughs

One of Satan's devices to keep poor souls in a sad, doubting, and questioning condition is causing them to be always posing and musing upon sin; to mind their sins more than their Saviour: yea, so to mind their sins as to forget and neglect their Saviour. Their eyes are so fixed upon their disease that they cannot see their remedy, though it be near; and they do so muse upon their debts that they have neither mind nor heart to think of their surety.

Thomas Brooks

Power gradually extirpates from the mind every humane and gentle virtue. Pity, benevolence, friendship, are things almost unknown in high stations.

Edmund Burke

Agriculture is for living; mind culture is for life. Skills are for shaping material things so that they cater more for the comfort of man; studies are for shaping attitudes, feelings, desires, emotions and impulses of man, so that they may confer more peace, more joy and more fortitude on man.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

What physic, what chirurgery, what wealth, favor, authority can relieve, bear out, assuage, or expel a troubled conscience? A quiet mind cureth all them, but all they cannot comfort a distressed soul: who can put to silence the voice of desperation?

Robert Burton

"mens sana in corpore sano" - a healthy mind in a healthy body, or a healthy body in a healthy mind.

Tony Buzan

Only in quiet waters do thing mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.

Hans Margolius

As soon as a true thought has entered our mind, it gives a light which makes us see a crowd of other objects which we have never perceived before.

Franois Ren, vicomte de Chateaubriand

Not only the Jew, but also all that is derived from the Jewish mind, corrodes and disintegrates what is best in us.

Houston Stewart Chamberlain

It is, indeed an incredible fact that what the human mind, at its deepest and most profound, perceives as beautiful finds its realization in external nature. What is intelligible is also beautiful.

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

The only true vision comes not from God but from the inmost recesses of the human mind.

Orson Scott Card
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