Quotes tagged with mind (4639 quotes found)

George R.R. Martin
A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.
books  mind  # 259
Mahatma Gandhi
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Leo Tolstoy
I think... if it is true that
Jarod Kintz
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.
Jeffrey Eugenides
Biology gives you a brain. Life turns it into a mind.
life  mind  brain  # 1390
Frank McCourt
You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace.
intelligence  poverty  mind  # 1451
Milan Kundera
When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object.
mind  heart  # 1963
Friedrich Nietzsche
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.
change  mind  nietzsche  # 2537
Jack Henry Abbott
The part of me which wanders through my mind and never sees or feels actual objects, but which lives in and moves through my passions and my emotions, experiences this world as a horrible nightmare.
mind  Lives  emotions  # 3376
Paula Abdul
You need these experiences. Just know that sometimes, the director has a specific look in mind.
mind  Director  Specific  # 3552
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Your mind is what makes everything else work.
work  mind  # 3609
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
I can do something else besides stuff a ball through a hoop. My biggest resource is my mind.
mind  Stuff  Biggest  # 3618
Lascelles Abercrombie
Poetry is the work of poets, not of peoples or communities; artistic creation can never be anything but the production of an individual mind.
work  poetry  mind  # 3723
John Abercrombie
I don't remember what was going through my mind, but what was going through my body was fear and terror. I had been on the road with Johnny and working gigs and playing a lot of the organ clubs.
fear  mind  remember  # 3739
Marina Abramovic
The function of the artist in a disturbed society is to give awareness of the universe, to ask the right questions, and to elevate the mind.
society  mind  Artist  # 4030
Marina Abramovic
To control the breathing is to control the mind. With different patterns of breathing, you can fall in love, you can hate someone, you can feel the whole spectrum of feelings just by changing your breathing.
love  mind  hate  # 4032