Mind Quotes

Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.

Dee Hock

The direction of a man's thought is always the decisive factor in his personality. His whole outer life will be determined by the inward inclination of his mind.

Erich Sauer

The power of Thought,--the magic of the Mind!

Lord Byron

The thoughts that come often unsought, and, as it were, drop into the mind, are commonly the most valuable of any we have.

John Locke

All thought is a feat of association; having what's in front of you bring up something in your mind that you almost didn't know you knew.

Robert Frost

My advice to any young person at the beginning of their career is to try to look for the mere outlines of big things with their fresh, untrained, and unprejudiced mind.

Hans Selye

Religious bondage shackles and debilitates the mind and unfits it for every noble enterprise, every expanded prospect

James Madison

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain

Writing has nothing to do with communication between person and person, only with communication between different parts of a person's mind.

Rebecca West

On the dogmas of religion, as distinguished from moral principles, all mankind, from the beginning of the world to this day, have been quarreling, fighting, burning and torturing one another, for abstractions unintelligible to themselves and to all others, and absolutely beyond the comprehension of the human mind.

Thomas Jefferson

Religion is just mind control

George Carlin

Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind.

Marcel Proust

A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today.

Robert Bulwer-Lytton

The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation.

George Santayana

There are those who will say that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is the American Dream.

Archibald MacLeish

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Anger blows out the lamp of the mind

Robert Green Ingersoll

Anger, even when it punishes the faults of delinquents, ought not to precede reason as its mistress, but attend as a handmaid at the back of reason, to come to the front when bidden. For once it begins to take control of the mind, it calls just, what it does cruelly.

Saint Gregory I

What is the source of sadness, but feebleness of the mind? What giveth it power but the want of reason? Rouse thyself to the combat, and she quitteth the field before thou strikest.

Akhenaton

You cannot raise the standard against oppression, or leap into the breach to relieve injustice, and still keep an open mind to every disconcerting fact, or an open ear to the cold voice of doubt.

Learned Hand

In my sex fantasy, nobody ever loves me for my mind.

Nora Ephron

I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.

Gerry Spence

Fear is a slinking cat I find beneath the lilacs of my mind.

Sophie Tunnell
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