Mind Quotes

The mind of man is capable of anything - because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future.

Joseph Conrad

Affectation is as necessary to the mind as dress is to the body

William Hazlitt

Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding

Lord Chesterfield

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill

Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. In a world where everything is doubtful, and where we may be disappointed, and be blessed in disappointment, why this restless stir and commotion of mind? Can it alter the cause, or unravel the mystery of human events?

Tryon Edwards

Pride slays thanksgiving, but an humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.

Henry Ward Beecher

Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Fashion anticipates, and elegance is a state of mind.

Oleg Lolewski Cassini

The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change, And pleased with novelty, might be indulged

William Cowper

The night has a thousand eyes,And the day but one;Yet the light of the bright world dies With the dying sun. The mind has a thousand eyes,And the heart but one:Yet the light of a whole life dies When love is done.

Francis William Bourdillon

The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.

Henri Bergson

Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation.

Elizabeth Drew

Health is not a condition of matter, but of Mind.

Mary Baker Eddy

To keep the body in good health is a duty, for otherwise we shall not be able to trim the lamp of wisdom, and keep our mind strong and clear. Water surrounds the lotus flower, but does not wet its petals.


A mind that questions everything, unless strong enough to bear the weight of its ignorance, risks questioning itself and being engulfed in doubt.

Emile Durkheim

He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported with the later

Henry Fielding

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.

Charlotte BrontĪ

In adversity remember to keep an even mind.


Drugs are a bet with the mind

Jim Morrison

You're only as young as the last time you changed your mind.

Timothy Leary

Parents can plant magic in a child's mind through certain words spoken with some thrilling quality of voice, some uplift of the heart and spirit.

Robert MacNeil

Love looks not with the eyes but with the mind; and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.

William Shakespeare

Revenge, we find, the abject pleasure of an abject mind.


The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others.

Tyron Edwards
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