Mind Quotes

What is a demanding pleasure that demands the use of ones mind! Not in the sense of problem solving, but in the sense of exercising discrimination, judgment, awareness.

Ayn Rand

Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.

Sarah Ban Breathnach

But most of us are apt to settle within ourselves that the man who blocks our way is odious, and not to mind causing him a little of the disgust which his personality excites in ourselves.

George Eliot

All outward forms of religion are almost useless, and are the causes of endless strife. Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest.

Beatrix Potter

It takes more courage to reveal insecurities than to hide them, more strength to relate to people than to dominate them, more 'manhood' to abide by thought-out principles rather than blind reflex. Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles and an immature mind.

Alex Karras

If there be one principle more deeply rooted than any other in the mind of every American, it is, that we should have nothing to do with conquest

Thomas Jefferson

Your hair may be brushed, but your mind's untidy. You have had about seven hours of sleep since Friday. No wonder you feel that lost sensation. You are sunk from a riot of relaxation.

Ogden Nash

Once you lose your reputation, you don't mind it.

Belva Porter

The fool's mind wanders, the wise mind wonders.

Patrick J. Mills

Human beings are divided into mind and body. The mind embraces all the nobler aspirations, like poetry and philosophy, but the body has all the fun.

Woody Allen

Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.

Henry David Thoreau

A weak mind sinks under prosperity, as well as under adversity.


A mind of the caliber of mine cannot derive its nutrient from cows.

George Bernard Shaw

In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared mind.

Louis Pasteur

Thanks be to God, since my leaving drinking of wine, I do find myself much better, and do mind my business better, and do spend less money, and less time lost in idle company.

Samuel Pepys
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