Mind Quotes And Sayings


Mind Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of mind quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by allinspiration.com for you to read and enjoy.

“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”
– George R.R. Martin

“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”
– Mahatma Gandhi

“When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object.”
– Milan Kundera

“I consider conversations with people to be mind exercises, but I don’t want to pull a muscle, so I stretch a lot. That’s why I’m constantly either rolling my eyes or yawning.”
– Jarod Kintz

“I’ll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there’s evidence of any thinking going on inside it.”
– Terry Pratchett

“The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.”
– Friedrich Nietzsche

“I must have a prodigious amount of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up!”
Mark Twain

“I am not absentminded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else.”
– G.K. Chesterton

“Stories you read when you’re the right age never quite leave you. You may forget who wrote them or what the story was called. Sometimes you’ll forget precisely what happened, but if a story touches you it will stay with you, haunting the places in your mind that you rarely ever visit.”
– Neil Gaiman

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.”
– Plutarch

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.”
– Joseph Addison

“Because fear kills everything,” Mo had once told her. “Your mind, your heart, your imagination.”
– Cornelia Funke

“The boldness of his mind was sheathed in a scabbard of politeness.”
– Dumas Malone

“The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter – often an unconscious but still a faithful interpreter – in the eye.”
– Charlotte Bronte

“Biology gives you a brain. Life turns it into a mind.”
– Jeffrey Eugenides

“At that moment I had no mind to change, or not change, or throw against the nearest wall.”
– James Patterson

“Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It’s all in the mind.”
– George Harrison

“The mind can calculate, but the spirit yearns, and the heart knows what the heart knows”
– Stephen King

“A man says a lot of things in summer he doesn’t mean in winter.”
– Patricia Briggs

“My mind,” he said, “rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. I can dispense then with artificial stimulants. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation. That is why I have chosen my own particular profession, or rather created it, for I am the only one in the world.”
– Arthur Conan Doyle

“When you make a choice, you change the future.”
Deepak Chopra

“Most people believe the mind to be a mirror, more or less accurately reflecting the world outside them, not realizing on the contrary that the mind is itself the principal element of creation.”
– Rabindranath Tagore

“Your battles inspired me – not the obvious material battles but those that were fought and won behind your forehead.”
– James Joyce

“A heart has problems which mind cannot understand.”
– Santosh Kalwar

“The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.”
Thich Nhat Hanh

“The energy of the mind is the essence of life.”

“A tattoo is a true poetic creation, and is always more than meets the eye. As a tattoo is grounded on living skin, so its essence emotes a poignancy unique to the mortal human condition.”
– V. Vale

“Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. In their gray visions they obtain glimpses of eternity, and thrill, in waking, to find that they have been upon the verge of the great secret. In snatches, they learn something of the wisdom which is of good, and more of the mere knowledge which is of evil.”
– Edgar Allen Poe

“The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of people when they realize their relationship, their oneness with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize at the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit, and that its center is really everywhere, it is within each of us.”
– Black Elk

“Where to look if you’ve lost your mind?”
– Bernard Malamud

“Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.”
Albert Einstein

“It is foolish to wish for beauty. Sensible people never either desire it for themselves or care about it in others. If the mind be but well cultivated, and the heart well disposed, no one ever cares for the exterior.”
– Anne Bronte

“Strangers sometimes call me Mr. Kintz, and I don’t mind. But I would if I were a hermaphrodite. Then I’d probably want to be called Mr. and Mrs. Kintz.
– Jarod Kintz

“You know, it’s pretty easy reading this book to see why I was angry and confused for all those years. I lived my life being told different stories: some true, some lies and I still don’t know which is which. Children are born innocent. At birth we are very much like a new hard drive – no viruses, no bad information, no crap that’s been downloaded into it yet. It’s what we feed into that hard drive, or in my case “head drive” that starts the corruption of the files.”
– Nikki Sixx

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