84 Best Quotes about Mind

Mind Quote of the Day

Hurricane season brings a humbling reminder that, despite our technologies, most of nature remains unpredictable. - Diane Ackerman, Poet

The Mind that lies fallow but a single Day, sprouts up in Follies that are only to be killed by a constant and assiduous Culture. - Joseph Addison, Writer

Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever. - Aristophanes , Greek Poet

Clever Quotes

Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact. - William S. Burroughs, Writer

Change Quotes

 

A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation... is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run. - George Matthew Adams, Editor

Relaxation Quotes, Fear Quotes

I have no idea what goes on in another person's mind. As a legislator, I need to be good at persuading people, counting votes and getting to 50 percent plus one. I don't go back and say, 'Why did this person get to the right position?' It's only, 'Are you yes or are you no?' - Tammy Baldwin, Politician

As we reflect back upon the tragic loss of Challenger and her brave crew of heroes who were aboard that fateful day, I am reminded that they truly represented the best of us, as they climbed aloft on a plume of propellant gasses, reaching for the stars, to inspire us who were Earthbound. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Challenge Quotes, Fate Quotes

The union of the Word and the Mind produces that mystery which is called Life... Learn deeply of the Mind and its mystery, for therein lies the secret of immortality. - Joseph Addison, Writer

Life Quotes, Immortality Quotes, Mystery Quotes

Bronze in the mirror of the form, wine of the mind. - Aeschylus, Greek Poet

He has a brilliant mind until he makes it up. - Margot Asquith, Author

My mom has a good way of engaging me in a conversation about the choices I make, listening, being objective and open-minded, and respecting those choices so long as they don't put me in danger. - Casey Affleck, Actor

Anger Quotes, Choice Quotes, Listening Quotes, Respect Quotes

Yeah, like, when I look back on my life, I just remember back what happened in '74, or something. It seems like only the real good stuff comes to mind. I don't think of all the tragedies and all the funerals. That just doesn't come to mind at all. I guess I'm really blessed that way. - Gregg Allman, Musician

Life Quotes

The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away. - Ronald Reagan, President

Business Quotes

Theology is a science of mind applied to God. - Henry Ward Beecher, Clergyman

Science Quotes

The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism. - Albert Camus, French Philosopher

Knowledge Quotes, Intelligence Quotes, Suffering Quotes

Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind. - Aristotle, Greek Philosopher

Great Quotes, Greatness Quotes, Suffering Quotes

I have a mind to join a club and beat you over the head with it. - Groucho Marx

And I figured out that the reason I couldn't get through the day as well as I can now is because I had too many things on my mind, on my plate, you know, for one person to have. So I started to eliminate some of the things that were too heavy to carry and unnecessary. - Erykah Badu, Musician

Stubbornness and ignorance and determination are a very fine line from each other. I'm a very stubborn person, but not so stubborn that I can't learn new things and meet new people, but I have a one-track mind. - Joe Nichols

Determination Quotes, Ignorance Quotes, Stubbornness Quotes

When we think of the major threats to our national security, the first to come to mind are nuclear proliferation, rogue states and global terrorism. But another kind of threat lurks beyond our shores, one from nature, not humans - an avian flu pandemic. - Barack Obama, American President

Life Quotes, Nature Quotes, Security Quotes

I really, truly believe that writing comes out of the body; of course, the mind is working as well, but it's a double thing and that doubleness is united. I mean, you can't separate persona from psyche; you just can't do it. - Paul Auster, Author

Work Quotes

The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind. - Albert Camus, French Philosopher

The intention to live as long as possible isn't one of the mind's best intentions, because quantity isn't the same as quality. - Deepak Chopra

Intention Quotes

Any guy in his right mind would die to play Batman. - Jensen Ackles, Actor

More compassionate mind, more sense of concern for other's well-being, is source of happiness. - Dalai Lama, Leader

Compassion Quotes, Happiness Quotes

I want to wake up every day and do whatever comes in my mind, and not feel pressure or obligations to do anything else in my life. - Michael Jordan

Life Quotes

One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories. - Jean de la Bruyere, Philosopher

Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason. - Marcus Tullius Cicero, Statesman

Habit Quotes, Virtue Quotes, Moderation Quotes, Nature Quotes

I think one of the basic reasons men make good friends is that they can make up their minds quickly. - Marilyn Monroe

Men Quotes

Don't buy into the 20-hours-a-day entrepreneur myth. You need to sleep 8 hours a day to have a focused mind. - James Altucher, Author

Myth Quotes

He actually came up to me and we started speaking. And from that conversation we were able to come to a meeting of the minds and it seemed as if it was clear to me that he wanted to do similar things to what I wanted to do. - Maurice Ashley, Celebrity

My obsession is to make women beautiful. When you create with that in mind, things can't go out of fashion. - Azzedine Alaia , Tunisian Designer

Women Quotes

What my Republican colleagues often don't understand is that labor is a human-rights issue. I have to remind them Lech Walesa and the Solidarity movement brought down the Communist bloc. - Chris Smith

Human Rights Quotes, Solidarity Quotes

I don't think there's such a thing as autobiographical fiction. If I say it happened, it happened, even if only in my mind. - Maya Angelou, Poet

Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed. - Jean Anouilh , Playwright

Work Quotes, Boldness Quotes, Genius Quotes, Power Quotes

You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind. - Dale Carnegie, Writer

Fear Quotes

The real key is to live in an environment where the mind feels free to choose the right thing instead of being compelled by habit and inertia to choose the wrong thing. - Deepak Chopra

Habit Quotes

The price pattern reminds you that every movement of importance is but a repetition of similar price movements, that just as soon as you can familiarize yourself with the actions of the past, you will be able to anticipate and act correctly and profitably upon forthcoming movements - Jesse Livermore

Action Quotes, Profit Quotes

Mindfulness is a quality that's always there. It's an illusion that there's a meditation and post-meditation period, which I always find amusing, because you're either mindful or you're not. - Richard Gere

Meditation Quotes, Mindfulness Quotes

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity. - Calvin Coolidge, President

Wisdom Quotes, Hard Work Quotes, Knowledge Quotes, Time Quotes, Ability Quotes, Discipline Quotes, Facts Quotes, Judgment Quotes

The best cure for the body is a quiet mind. - Napoleon Bonaparte, Leader

The energy of the mind is the essence of life. - Aristotle, Greek Philosopher

Life Quotes, Energy Quotes

There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect. - Ronald Reagan, President

Number of people have said to me, after hearing your thinking, their mind becomes much more happier. - Dalai Lama, Leader

Thinking Quotes

Education is all about igniting young minds and enabling them to attain their fullest potential. - Nita Ambani, Businesswoman

Education Quotes, Potential Quotes

It is almost impossible to exaggerate the proneness of the human mind to take miracles as evidence, and to seek for miracles as evidence. - Matthew Arnold , Poet

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind. - Abraham Lincoln, American President

Life Quotes, Luck Quotes, Thought Quotes

To arrive at a contradiction is to confess an error in one's thinking; to maintain a contradiction is to abdicate one's mind and to evict oneself from the realm of reality. - Ayn Rand, Russian Writer

Reality Quotes, Thinking Quotes

You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind. - Mahatma Gandhi

I am convinced in my heart and in my mind that if the United States fails to stand with Israel, that is the end of the United States. We have to show that we are inextricably entwined, that as a nation we have been blessed because of our relationship with Israel, and if we reject Israel, then there is a curse that comes into play. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

Heart Quotes

I have been a judge for 15 years and I've made up my own mind during all that time. - Samuel Alito , Judge

Time Quotes

4 Top quotes about Mind by Zig Ziglar

If you want to reach a goal, you must 'see the reaching' in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Goal Quotes

Little men with little minds and little imaginations go through life in little ruts, smugly resisting all changes which would jar their little worlds. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Life Quotes, Change Quotes, Imagination Quotes, Men Quotes

You are who you are and what you are because of what has gone into your mind. You can change who you are and what you are by changing what goes into your mind. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Change Quotes

The person who dumps garbage into your mind will do you considerably more harm than the person who dumps garbage on your floor, because each load of mind garbage negatively impacts your possibilities and lowers your expectations. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Expectations Quotes

5 Famous quotes about Mind by William Shakespeare

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind. - William Shakespeare, Dramatist

Love Quotes, Pain Quotes

There's no art to find the mind's construction in the face. - William Shakespeare, Dramatist

Art Quotes

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind. - William Shakespeare, Dramatist

Guilt Quotes

I like not fair terms and a villain's mind. - William Shakespeare, Dramatist

Mind your speech a little lest you should mar your fortunes. - William Shakespeare, Dramatist

4 Popular quotes about Mind by William Blake

Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind. - William Blake, Poet

Love Quotes

The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind. - William Blake, Poet

Opinion Quotes

Always be ready to speak your mind, and a base man will avoid you. - William Blake, Poet

The man who never in his mind and thoughts travel'd to heaven is no artist. - William Blake, Poet

Thought Quotes, Travel Quotes, Heaven Quotes

4 Amazing quotes about Mind by Walter Bagehot

The habit of common and continuous speech is a symptom of mental deficiency. It proceeds from not knowing what is going on in other people's minds. - Walter Bagehot, Author

Habit Quotes

What impresses men is not mind, but the result of mind. - Walter Bagehot, Author

Men Quotes

Nothing is more unpleasant than a virtuous person with a mean mind. - Walter Bagehot, Author

An influential member of parliament has not only to pay much money to become such, and to give time and labour, he has also to sacrifice his mind too - at least all the characteristics part of it that which is original and most his own. - Walter Bagehot, Author

Time Quotes, Character Quotes, Sacrifice Quotes, Money Quotes

6 Awesome quotes about Mind by Tori Amos

I would love to compose something for dance before I kick the bucket, and I'm not closed-minded about the dance, or the dance company. - Tori Amos, Musician

Love Quotes, Company Quotes

I would love to compose something for dance before I kick the bucket, and I'm not closed-minded about the dance, or the dance company. I would really just love to collaborate on that. - Tori Amos, Musician

Love Quotes, Company Quotes

In our minds, love and lust are really separated. It's hard to find someone that can be kind and you can trust enough to leave your kids with, and isn't afraid to throw her man up against the wall and lick him from head to toe. - Tori Amos, Musician

Love Quotes, Trust Quotes

I don't mind a dirty girl. But what I find tragic is when we, as women, become not the subject of our own story but someone else's object. - Tori Amos, Musician

Women Quotes

My father has a pragmatic mind. He marched with Dr. King in the '60s, and he's very much for women's rights. - Tori Amos, Musician

Women Quotes

Music is always a reflection of what's going on in the hearts and minds of the culture. - Tori Amos, Musician

Reflection Quotes, Heart Quotes, Music Quotes

11 Best quotes about Mind by Thomas Jefferson

I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man. - Thomas Jefferson, President

God Quotes

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors. - Thomas Jefferson, President

Truth Quotes

Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind. - Thomas Jefferson, President

Pain Quotes, Trouble Quotes, Happiness Quotes

Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect, but of all human contemplations the most abhorrent is body without mind. - Thomas Jefferson, President

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another. - Thomas Jefferson, President

The natural cause of the human mind is certainly from credulity to skepticism. - Thomas Jefferson, President

If there is one principle more deeply rooted in the mind of every American, it is that we should have nothing to do with conquest. - Thomas Jefferson, President

American Quotes

To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by education. - Thomas Jefferson, President

Education Quotes, Strength Quotes

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day. - Thomas Jefferson, President

Evil Quotes

All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression. - Thomas Jefferson, President

Law Quotes, Sacred Quotes

Power is not alluring to pure minds. - Thomas Jefferson, President

Power Quotes