The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
F. Scott Fitzgerald quotes
Amusement to an observing mind is study.
Benjamin Disraeli quotes
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
My heart is singing for joy... The light of understanding has shone in my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed.
Anne Sullivan quotes
The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.
Andrew Carnegie quotes
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Albert Einstein quotes
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
William James quotes
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy the communion with superior minds... In the best books, authors talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours. God be thanked for books.
William Ellery Channing quotes
The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds.
Jawaharlal Nehru quotes
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
Sophia Loren quotes