Mind Quotes

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; the thief doth fear each bush an officer.

William Shakespeare

Nothing is more wretched that the mind of a man conscious of guilt.

Plautus

For when men labor they keep out of mischief. You remember the old proverb--An idle mind is the Devils workshop.

George Q. Cannon

If you work hard enough and assert yourself, and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires.

Malcolm Gladwell

To be identified with your mind is to be trapped in time: the compulsion to live almost exclusively through memory and anticipation.

Eckhart Tolle

The happiest thing that can be said about democracy... is that it is one of the few systems that has been willing to risk a long period of confusion and mixed purposes for the sake of giving man a chance to grow up in mind and responsibility

H.A. Overstreet

The earth and myself are of one mind.

Chief Seattle, Nez Perce

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.

Thomas Jefferson

Nothing so comforts the military mind as the maxim of a great but dead general.

Barbara Tuchman

By words the mind is winged.

Aristophanes

Mind unemployed is mind un-enjoyed.

Christian Nestell Bovee

The whole fauna of human fantasies, their marine vegetation, drifts and luxuriates in the dimly lit zones of human activity, as though plaiting thick tresses of darkness. Here, too, appear the lighthouses of the mind, with their outward resemblance to less pure symbols. The gateway to mystery swings open at the touch of human weakness and we have entered the realms of darkness. One false step, one slurred syllable together reveal a man's thoughts.

Louis Aragon

Governing sense, mind and intellect, intent on liberation, free from desire, fear and anger, the sage is forever free

Bhagavad Gita

Clogged with yesterday\'s excess, the body drags the mind down with it.

Horace

Mathematics as an expression of the human mind reflects the active will, the contemplative reason, and the desire for aesthetic perfection. Its basic elements are logic and intuition, analysis and construction, generality and individuality.

Richard Courant
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