Quotations that match 'minds.'.

Idleness is only the refuge of weak minds. Lord Chesterfield
[ Idleness Minds Only Refuge Weak]
Religion is the organization of spirituality into something that became the hand maiden of conquerors. Nearly all religions were brought to people and imposed on people by conquerors, and used as the framework to control their minds. John Henrik Clarke
[ Became Brought Conquerors Control Framework Hand Imposed Into Maiden Minds Nearly Organization Religion Religions Something Spirituality Their Used Were]
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours. William Ellery Channing
[ Best Books Chiefly Enjoy Give Great Intercourse Into Men Minds Most Ours Pour Precious Souls Superior Talk Their Thoughts Through Us]
A lot of rock bands are truly a legend in their own minds. David Lee Roth
[ Bands Legend Lot Minds Own Rock Their Truly]
The personal things should be left out of platforms at conventions. You can argue yourself blue in the face, and you're not going to change each other's minds. It's a waste of your time and my time. Barbara Bush
[ Argue Blue Change Conventions Each Face Going Left Minds Other Out Personal Platforms Should Things Time Waste Your Yourself]
The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds. William James History
[ Away Belief Change Differently Dissolve Expand Fear Insane Minds Must Now Our Past Perceive Result See Seems Sense Slip System Willing Working World]
I was stuck as a Boomer type in a lot of people's minds. David Morse
[ Lot Minds Stuck Type]
Little things affect little minds. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Affect Little Minds Things]
One of the great things about young people is that they do question, that they do care deeply about justice, and they they have open minds. Zack de la Rocha
[ Care Deeply Great Justice Minds Open Question Things Young]
Your glass will not do you half so much service as a serious reflection on your own minds. Mary Astell
[ Glass Half Minds Much Own Reflection Serious Service Will Your]
What you've done becomes the judge of what you're going to do - especially in other people's minds. When you're traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don't have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road. William Least Heat-Moon
[ Against Becomes Done Especially Going Hold Judge Minds Other Past Right Road Then Traveling Yesterdays Your]
None but ourselves can free our minds. Bob Marley
[ Free Minds None Our Ourselves]
There is no scorn more profound, or on the whole more justifiable, than that of the men who make for the men who explain. Exposition, criticism, appreciation, is work for second-rate minds. G. H. Hardy
[ Appreciation Criticism Explain Exposition Justifiable Make Men Minds More Profound Scorn Second-Rate Than Whole Work]
Nature that framed us of four elements, warring within our breasts for regiment, doth teach us all to have aspiring minds. Niccolo Machiavelli
[ Aspiring Breasts Doth Elements Four Framed Minds Nature Our Regiment Teach Us Warring Within]
When I'm rhyming it's all in my head... Like the slaves, when they were picking cotton, they would block out their minds. They would sing. Wyclef Jean
[ Block Cotton Head Minds Out Picking Rhyming Sing Slaves Their Were Would]
Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds. Thurgood Marshall Politics
[ Constitutional Control Giving Government Heritage Men Minds Our Power Rebels Thought Whole]
I guess I'm pretty much of a lone wolf. I don't say I don't like people at all, but, to tell you the truth, I only like it then if I have a chance to look deep into their hearts and their minds. Bela Lugosi
[ Chance Deep Guess Hearts Into Lone Look Minds Much Only Pretty Say Tell Their Then Truth Wolf]
High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds. Tryon Edwards
[ Aims Bring Characters Form Great High Minds Objects Out]
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds. Will Durant
[ Fears Hopes Minds Most Rather Than Their Think Trouble Wishes]
Little things please little minds. Ovid
[ Little Minds Please Things]
Television could perform a great service in mass education, but there's no indication its sponsors have anything like this on their minds. Tallulah Bankhead
[ Anything Could Education Great Indication Mass Minds Perform Service Sponsors Television Their]
A clever, imagination, humorous request can open closed doors and closed minds. Percy Ross
[ Clever Closed Doors Humorous Imagination Minds Open Request]
Baseball is dull only to dull minds. Red Barber
[ Baseball Dull Minds Only]
There is a vast world of work out there in this country, where at least 111 million people are employed in this country alone - many of whom are bored out of their minds. All day long. Richard Nelson Bolles Work
[ Alone Bored Country Day Employed Least Long Many Million Minds Out Their Vast Where Whom Work World]
Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Been Brightest Calamity Confusion Darkest Furnace Great Greatest Hottest Minds Ore Produced Productive Purest Storm Times]
Radio allowed people to act with their hearts and minds. Dick York
[ Act Allowed Hearts Minds Radio Their]
Well, a lot of people within government and big business are nervous of Hip Hop and Hip Hop artists, because they speak their minds. They talk about what they see and what they feel and what they know. They reflect what's around them. Afrika Bambaataa
[ Around Artists Because Big Business Feel Government Hip Hop Know Lot Minds Nervous Reflect See Speak Talk Their Them Well Within]
Those who visit foreign nations, but associate only with their own country-men, change their climate, but not their customs. They see new meridians, but the same men; and with heads as empty as their pockets, return home with traveled bodies, but untravelled minds. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Associate Bodies Change Climate Customs Empty Foreign Heads Home Men Minds Nations New Only Own Pockets Return Same See Their Those Traveled Visit]
I say myself no depressed words just depressed minds. Brendan Behan
[ Depressed Just Minds Myself Say Words]
The problem with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than their minds. Walter Duranty
[ Fears Hopes Minds Most Problem Rather Than Their Think Wishes]
Few are there that will leave the secure seclusion of the scholar's life, the peaceful walks of literature and learning, to stand out a target for the criticism of unkind and hostile minds. Felix Adler
[ Criticism Few Hostile Learning Leave Life Literature Minds Out Peaceful Scholar Seclusion Secure Stand Target Unkind Walks Will]
May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds. Marianne Williamson
[ Compassion Enemies Love May Mercy Might Minds Our Rather Returned Revenge Right Succumb Their Thoughts Today Violence]
The same stimulus that animates men to action, will have a proportionate effect on juvenile minds. Joseph Lancaster
[ Action Animates Effect Juvenile Men Minds Proportionate Same Stimulus Will]
The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds. Frederick William Robertson
[ Aim Aspires Everyone His Impart Kindle Minds Opinions Own Should Teacher True]
I say there're no depressed words just depressed minds. Bob Dylan
[ Depressed Just Minds Say Words]
Economics is a subject profoundly conducive to cliche, resonant with boredom. On few topics is an American audience so practiced in turning off its ears and minds. And none can say that the response is ill advised. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Advised American Audience Boredom Cliche Conducive Ears Economics Few Ill Minds None Off Practiced Profoundly Resonant Response Say Subject Topics Turning]
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
[ Common Continuous Deficiency Going Habit Knowing Mental Minds Other Proceeds Speech Symptom]
What the country needs is dirtier fingernails and cleaner minds. Will Rogers
[ Cleaner Country Fingernails Minds Needs]
Tower Records is like a temple to me. I'll stay there for hours. Nobody can shop for records with me. It drives them out of their minds. Billy Bob Thornton
[ Drives Hours Minds Nobody Out Records Shop Stay Temple Their Them Tower]
To believe that patriotism will not flourish if patriotic ceremonies are voluntary... is to make an unflattering estimate of the appeal of our institutions to free minds. Robert Jackson
[ Appeal Believe Ceremonies Estimate Flourish Free Institutions Make Minds Our Patriotic Patriotism Unflattering Voluntary Will]
Habituated from our Infancy to trample upon the Rights of Human Nature, every generous, every liberal Sentiment, if not extinguished, is enfeebled in our Minds. George Mason
[ Every Extinguished Generous Human Infancy Liberal Minds Nature Our Rights Sentiment Trample Upon]
I must begin by saying something about the old Germany. That Germany, too, suffered from superficial judgment, because appearances and reality were not always kept apart in people's minds. Gustav Stresemann
[ Always Apart Appearances Because Begin Germany Judgment Kept Minds Must Old Reality Saying Something Suffered Superficial Too Were]
The first people totalitarians destroy or silence are men of ideas and free minds. Isaiah Berlin
[ Destroy First Free Ideas Men Minds Silence]
Small things amuse small minds. Doris Lessing
[ Amuse Minds Small Things]
In fact, there was general agreement that minds can exist on nonbiological substrates and that algorithms are of central importance to the existence of minds. Vernor Vinge
[ Agreement Central Exist Existence Fact General Importance Minds]
Neither of my parents would ever stand in the way of any of their children speaking their minds. Ron Reagan
[ Any Children Ever Minds Neither Parents Speaking Stand Their Way Would]
Power is not alluring to pure minds. Thomas Jefferson
[ Alluring Minds Power Pure]
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be Revelation. Eileen Caddy
[ Cease Everything Get Inspiration Intuition Life Live Minds Nowhere Out Revelation Trying Whole Will Work Your]
The idea that seeing life means going from place to place and doing a great variety of obvious things is an illusion natural to dull minds. Charles Horton Cooley
[ Doing Dull Going Great Idea Illusion Life Means Minds Natural Obvious Place Seeing Things Variety]
Only idiots refuse to change their minds. Brigitte Bardot
[ Change Idiots Minds Only Refuse Their]
I'm interested in stories and the dark side of peoples' minds. Ikue Mori
[ Dark Interested Minds Peoples Side Stories]
We have overcome the notion that mathematical truths have an existence independent and apart from our own minds. It is even strange to us that such a notion could ever have existed. James Newman
[ Apart Could Even Ever Existed Existence Independent Mathematical Minds Notion Our Overcome Own Strange Such Truths Us]
Women never have young minds. They were born three thousand years old. Shelagh Delaney
[ Born Minds Never Old Thousand Three Were Women Years Young]
Traditions are the guideposts driven deep in our subconscious minds. The most powerful ones are those we can't even describe, aren't even aware of. Ellen Goodman
[ Aware Deep Describe Driven Even Minds Most Ones Our Powerful Subconscious Those Traditions]
In truth, the only restrictions on our capacity to astonish ourselves and each other are imposed by our own minds. David Blaine
[ Astonish Capacity Each Imposed Minds Only Other Our Ourselves Own Restrictions Truth]
But the memory of war weighs undiminished upon the people's minds. That is because deeper than material wounds, moral wounds are smarting, inflicted by the so- called peace treaties. Hjalmar Schacht
[ Because Called Deeper Inflicted Material Memory Minds Moral Peace Than Treaties Upon War Weighs Wounds]
Women are more difficult to handle than men. It's their minds. Peter Sellers
[ Difficult Handle Men Minds More Than Their Women]
When we race in London a world record will be the last thing on our minds. Haile Gebrselassie
[ Last London Minds Our Race Record Thing Will World]
What bothers me about TV is that it tends to take our minds off our minds. Robert Orben
[ Bothers Minds Off Our Take Tends Tv]
Very few beings really seek knowledge in this world. Mortal or immortal, few really ASK. On the contrary, they try to wring from the unknown the answers they have already shaped in their own minds. Anne Rice
[ Already Answers Ask Beings Contrary Few Immortal Knowledge Minds Mortal Own Really Seek Shaped Their Try Unknown Very World Wring]
Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls. Gaston Bachelard
[ Commerce Communion Effect Ideas Images Minds Multiplied Refined Simple Souls Splendor Their Very]
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds. George Santayana
[ Any Chaos Confusion Minds Name Order Our Produces]
The Rubicons which women must cross, the sex barriers which they must breach, are ultimately those that exist in their own minds. Freda Adler
[ Barriers Breach Cross Exist Minds Must Own Sex Their Those Ultimately Which Women]
Now, having had this experience, I can't say really what they were looking for. I don't know their minds. But every time I see a reality show, it seems that the most entertaining parts on other reality shows are when they make their guests look foolish. Liza Minnelli
[ Entertaining Every Experience Foolish Guests Had Having Know Look Looking Make Minds Most Now Other Parts Reality Really Say See Seems Show Shows Their Time Were]
One writes to make a home for oneself, on paper, in time and in others' minds. Alfred Kazin
[ Home Make Minds Oneself Others Paper Time Writes]
The business of the advertiser is to see that we go about our business with some magic spell or tune or slogan throbbing quietly in the background of our minds. Marshall McLuhan
[ Advertiser Background Business Go Magic Minds Our Quietly See Slogan Some Spell Throbbing Tune]
Studio people are idiots. Until they see someone else doing it and make a success of it, they don't open their minds. Most of them are idiots. Rob Schneider
[ Doing Else Idiots Make Minds Most Open See Someone Studio Success Their Them Until]
That's one of the great advantages of age. You can say, I don't want to, I don't care, you can throw temper tantrums, and nobody minds. James Lee Burke
[ Advantages Age Care Great Minds Nobody Say Temper Throw Want]
We were worried about that actually. The cast was thinking that they'd lose their minds. But we didn't. Erika Christensen
[ Actually Cast Lose Minds Their Thinking Were Worried]
I love to lose myself in other men's minds. Charles Lamb
[ Lose Love Men Minds Myself Other]
Some of those men in power, we just have to change their faces because we're not going to change their minds. Patricia Ireland
[ Because Change Faces Going Just Men Minds Power Some Their Those]
Those who prefer their English sloppy have only themselves to thank if the advertisement writer uses his mastery of the vocabulary and syntax to mislead their weak minds. Dorothy L. Sayers
[ Advertisement English His Mastery Minds Mislead Only Prefer Sloppy Syntax Thank Their Themselves Those Uses Vocabulary Weak Writer]
Ambition it is the last infirmity of noble minds. J. M. Barrie
[ Ambition Infirmity Last Minds Noble]
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds. Edmund Burke
[ Feeble Minds Religion Superstition]
The test of an author is not to be found merely in the number of his phrases that pass current in the corner of newspapers... but in the number of passages that have really taken root in younger minds. Thomas W. Higginson
[ Author Corner Current Found His Merely Minds Newspapers Number Pass Passages Phrases Really Root Taken Test Younger]
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Fate Men Minds Only Own Prisoners Their]
Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds. Percy Bysshe Shelley
[ Best Happiest Minds Moments Poetry Record]
I believe people can move things with their minds. Justin Timberlake
[ Believe Minds Move Their Things]
You have two hemispheres in your brain - a left and a right side. The left side controls the right side of your body and right controls the left half. It's a fact. Therefore, left-handers are the only people in their right minds. Bill Lee
[ Body Brain Controls Fact Half Left Minds Only Right Side Their Therefore Two Your]
My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect. We can go wrong in our minds. But what our blood feels and believes and says, is always true. The intellect is only a bit and a bridle. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Always Being Belief Believes Bit Blood Bridle Feels Flesh Go Great Intellect Minds Only Our Religion Says Than True Wiser Wrong]
Actually, it is foolish inconsistency that is the hobgoblin of little minds. Well considered consistency with all the evidence available is the hallmark of an ordered mind and ordered thought. Anyone who says otherwise is either too dumb to realize it or too dishonest to acknowledge it. Christian H F Riley Intelligence
[ hobgoblin order thought intelligence minds]
It was horrifying. You wouldn't believe how people are treated there. You could see that these people had withdrawn so far that they just lived in their own minds. They did terrible things to themselves. Kate Millett
[ Believe Could Did Far Had Horrifying How Just Lived Minds Own See Terrible Their Themselves These Things Treated Withdrawn]
One of my favorite philosophical tenets is that people will agree with you only if they already agree with you. You do not change people's minds. Frank Zappa
[ Agree Already Change Favorite Minds Only Philosophical Tenets Will]
God will not damn a lunatic's soul. He knows that the powers of evil are too great for those of us with weak minds. Garrett Fort
[ Damn Evil God Great Knows Lunatic Minds Powers Soul Those Too Us Weak Will]
It's better to get smart than to get mad. I try not to get so insulted that I will not take advantage of an opportunity to persuade people to change their minds. John H. Johnson
[ Advantage Better Change Get Insulted Mad Minds Opportunity Persuade Smart Take Than Their Try Will]
Anybody who says they don't like fighting in the NHL have to be out of their minds. Donald Stewart Cherry
[ Anybody Fighting Minds Nhl Out Says Their]
What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds. Wayne Dyer
[ Change Determines Happens Lives Minds Need Our Stretch Think Us Want]
Ambition - it is the last infirmity of noble minds. James M. Barrie
[ Ambition Infirmity Last Minds Noble]
Our past is a story existing only in our minds. Look, analyze, understand, and forgive. Then, as quickly as possible, chuck it. Marianne Williamson
[ Analyze Chuck Existing Forgive Look Minds Only Our Past Possible Quickly Story Then Understand]
Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself. Alexander Graham Bell
[ Cooperation Credit Developments Discoveries Due Feel Given Great Having Improvements Invariably Involve Look Many May Minds Myself Others Rather Subsequent Than Trail]
People are going to say what they want to say and think what they want to think, and I can't change their minds. Hilary Duff
[ Change Going Minds Say Their Think Want]
The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come in contact with other minds. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Come Contact Large Leave Liberal Mind Minds Other Scholar Should Would]
The secret of successful managing is to keep the five guys who hate you away from the four guys who haven't made up their minds. Casey Stengel
[ Away Five Four Guys Hate Haven Keep Made Managing Minds Secret Successful Their Up]
Simple ideas lie within the reach only of complex minds. Remy de Gourmont
[ Complex Ideas Lie Minds Only Reach Simple Within]
Photography suits the temper of this age - of active bodies and minds. It is a perfect medium for one whose mind is teeming with ideas, imagery, for a prolific worker who would be slowed down by painting or sculpting, for one who sees quickly and acts decisively, accurately. Edward Weston
[ Accurately Active Acts Age Bodies Decisively Down Ideas Imagery Medium Mind Minds Painting Perfect Photography Prolific Quickly Sculpting Sees Slowed Suits Teeming Temper Whose Worker Would]
Africa is a cruel country; it takes your heart and grinds it into powdered stone - and no one minds. Elspeth Huxley
[ Africa Country Cruel Grinds Heart Into Minds Powdered Stone Takes Your]
The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds. Jawaharlal Nehru
[ Art Minds Mirror Their True]
If anybody reads a story in a magazine or book, different pictures compete in their minds. Vincente Minnelli
[ Anybody Book Compete Different Magazine Minds Pictures Reads Story Their]
Very simple ideas lie within the reach only of complex minds. Remy de Gourmont
[ Complex Ideas Lie Minds Only Reach Simple Very Within]
They are sick in their minds. They say they brought 65 tanks into center of city. I say to you this talk is not true. This is part of their sick mind. Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
[ Brought Center City Into Mind Minds Part Say Sick Talk Tanks Their True]
It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds. Samuel Adams
[ Brush Does Fires Irate Keen Majority Minds Minority Prevail Rather Require Set Tireless]
My father influenced by his very life, his very example and the environment that I was brought up in. But, he did not encourage or discourage any of us. He let us make up our own minds. Juliet Mills
[ Any Brought Did Discourage Encourage Environment Example Father His Influenced Life Make Minds Our Own Up Us Very]
I feel very comfortable with the way I look, and I feel very comfortable with the kind of confusion that it creates in people's minds. Brian Molko
[ Comfortable Confusion Creates Feel Kind Look Minds Very Way]
I don't believe in using too much graphic violence, although I've done it. It's better to be suggestive and to allow the viewer to fill in the blanks in their minds. Tobe Hooper
[ Allow Although Believe Better Blanks Done Fill Graphic Minds Much Suggestive Their Too Using Viewer Violence]
Kids don't have ruts yet that adults have carved into their minds. They're born logical. Crooked thinking has to be taught. James P. Hogan
[ Adults Born Carved Crooked Into Kids Logical Minds Ruts Taught Their Thinking Yet]
So this is America. They must be out of their minds. Ringo Starr
[ America Minds Must Out Their]
There are no chaste minds. Minds copulate wherever they meet. Eric Hoffer
[ Chaste Copulate Meet Minds Wherever]
I do look forward to keeping in touch with the guys, because we'll always be connected in people's minds. Barry Zito
[ Always Because Connected Forward Guys Keeping Look Minds Touch]