Mind quotes

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

Mahatma Gandhi

“I think... if it is true that there are as many minds as there are heads, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts.”   ―

 - Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace.” 

Frank McCourt

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

Jeffrey Eugenides

Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve - 

Dr. Napoleon Hill

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


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

G.K. Chesterton

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

 Mark Twain

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

Cornelia Funke

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

Charlotte Bronte

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” 

Joseph Addison

“It's all in the mind.” 

George Harrison

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

Dumas Malone

“A man says a lot of things in summer he doesn't mean in winter.” 

Patricia Briggs

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

Deepak Chopra

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

James Patterson

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

James Joyce

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

Stephen King

“As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning.” 

Criss Jami

“Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind.” 

Amit Ray

“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.” 

Thích Nhat Hanh

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


“I mean, I have the feeling that something in my mind is poisoning everything else.” 

Vladimir Nabokov

We cannot see things that stare us in the face until the hour comes that the mind is ripened - 

Ralph Waldo Emerson 

The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean pool of subconscious from which it rises.

Sigmund Freud 

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

Henri Bergson

My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery --always buzzing, humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud. And why? What's this passion for?

Virginia Woolf 

"A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones"

Lord Chesterfield 

Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.


Some minds are like concrete, all mixed up and permanently set.


Prosperity begins with a state of mind.


I find, by experience, that the mind and the body are more than married, for they are most intimately united; and when one suffers, the other sympathizes.

Lord Chesterfield

I find, by experience, that the mind and the body are more than married, for they are most intimately united; and when one suffers, the other sympathizes.

Lord Chesterfield

We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

'Tis the mind that makes the body rich.

William Shakespeare

The water we drink has to be purified, but look at the trash we feed our minds.


The mind, like the dyer's hand, is colored by what it holds.


He who has a mind to do mischief will always find a pretense.

Publilius Syrus

One dull pencil is worth two sharp minds.


We live in the mind, in ideas, in fragments. We no longer drink in the wild outer music of the streets -- we remember only.

Henry Miller

The mind is its own place, and in itself can make heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.

John Milton

Vain, very vain is my search to find; that happiness which only centers in the mind.

Oliver Goldsmith

The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires to be constantly wound up.

William Hazlitt

Our brains our seventy year clocks, the angel of life winds them up once and for all, then closes the case, and gives the key into the hands of the angel of resurrection.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Remember, when life's path is steep, to keep your mind even.


There are few minds to which tyranny is not delightful.

Samuel Johnson

The human mind is our fundamental resource.

John F. Kennedy

We must combine the toughness of the serpent with the softness of the dove, a tough mind and a tender heart.

Martin Luther King Jr.

A man's mind is wont to tell him more than seven watchmen sitting in a tower.

Rudyard Kipling 

The wavering mind is but a base possession.


The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.

Sigmund Freud 

Minds, like bodies, will fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.

Charles Dickens

The center that I cannot find is known to my unconscious mind.

W. H. Auden

The mind is the result of the torments the flesh undergoes or inflicts upon itself.

Emil Cioran 

As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.

Leonardo da Vinci 

The empires of the futures are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill

Your mind is what makes everything else work.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.

John Adams

We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.


Nature abhors a vacuum. When a head lacks brains, nature fills it with conceit.


If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, just what does an empty desk mean?


Don't let your mind go wandering, its too small to go out by itself.


Where the Mind is biggest, the Heart, the Senses, Magnanimity, Charity, Tolerance, Kindliness, and the rest of them scarcely have room to breathe.

Virginia Woolf 

Like swift water an active mind never stagnates.


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