Mind Quotes (1,000+ quotes)
The Wisdom of the Sands (French title: Citadelle), Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Harcourt, Brace, 1950, p. 190
“The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.”
Proper Studies (1927)
“It is very nearly impossible... to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.”
Referring to Negro education. As quoted in: "The Fifties" (Allen and Unwin, 1965) by John Montgomery, p. 63
“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.”
―Oliver Wendell Holmes
Paraphrased (check izquotes.com/quote/306830 for original). From: The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table (1858), Chapter XI.
“The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.”
Memories, Dreams, Reflections [Erinnerungen Träume Gedanken] (1963)
“I feel most deeply that this whole question of Creation is too profound for human intellect. A dog might as well speculate on the mind of Newton! Let each man hope and believe what he can.”
London Illustrated News (21 April 1862).
“I have always believed that exercise is the key not only to physical health but to peace of mind.”
Long Walk to Freedom (1995)