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We have rudiments of reverence for the human body, but we consider as nothing the rape of the human mind.
~Eric Hoffer
The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.
~Sigmund Freud
All sorts of bodily diseases are produced by half-used minds.
~George Bernard Shaw
If the mind, that rules the body, ever so far forgets itself as to trample on its slave, the slave is never generous enough to forgive the injury, but will rise and smite the oppressor.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The mind is the most capricious of insects - flitting, fluttering.
~Virginia Woolf
No mind, however loving, could bear to see plainly into all the recesses of another mind.
~Arnold Bennett
It's hard to make up your bed while you're still sleeping in it. Hard to make up your mind for the same reason.
~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com
Impressions arriving at the brain make it enter into activity, just as food falling into the stomach excites it to more abundant secretion of gastric juice.
~Pierre Cabanis, translated from French
That's the classical mind at work, runs fine inside but looks dingy on the surface.
~Robert T. Pirsig
The mind is like a trunk: if well-packed, it holds almost every thing; if ill-packed, next to nothing.
~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827
Be careful of your thoughts, they may become words at any moment.
~Iara Gassen
A mental stain can neither be blotted out by the passage of time nor washed away by any waters.
The mind I love must have wild places, a tangled orchard where dark damsons drop in the heavy grass, an overgrown little wood, the chance of a snake or two, a pool that nobody's fathomed the depth of, and paths threaded with flowers planted by the mind.
~Katherine Mansfield
Men are not prisoners of fate, but prisoners of their own minds.
~Franklin D. Roosevelt
[W]ith an unquiet mind, neither exercise, nor diet, nor physick can be of much use.
~Samuel Johnson
Perhaps God gives us a physical body so that every time we change our mind, we won't be someone else.
~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com
The Brain - is wider than the Sky -
For - put them side by side -
The one the other will contain
With ease - and You - beside....
The Brain is just the weight of God -
For - Heft them - Pound for Pound -
And they will differ - if they do -
As Syllable from Sound.

~Emily Dickinson
Few minds are sunlike, sources of light in themselves and to others: many more are moons that shine with a borrowed radiance. One may easily distinguish the two: the former are always full; the latter only now and then, when their suns are shining full upon them.
~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827
Pain of mind is worse than pain of body.
~Latin Proverb
Body and mind, like man and wife, do not always agree to die together.
~Charles Caleb Colton
According to Madam Pomfrey, thoughts could leave deeper scarring than almost anything else...
~J.K. Rowling, "The Second War Begins," Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, 2003
Bodies devoid of mind are as statues in the market place.
Sometimes it's harder to attain inner silence than outer silence. The dog stopped barking and the kids have gone to bed, but your mind has a lot to talk about and it knows you can't pretend you're not at home.
~Linda Solegato
The mind, once expanded to the dimensions of larger ideas, never returns to its original size.
~Oliver Wendell Holmes
Ever wonder what crime you committed that you are confined to a small enclosure above your sinuses, under permanent skull arrest?
~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com
Here in your mind you have complete privacy. Here there's no difference between what is and what could be.
~Chuck Palahniuk, Choke
Some minds are made of blotting-paper: you can write nothing on them distinctly. They swallow the ink, and you find a large spot.
~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827
Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
~Washington Irving, The Sketch Book, 1820
Sometimes I suffer from indigestion of the mind.
~Carrie Latet
Minds, like bodies, will often fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.
~Charles Dickens, Barnaby Rudge
It is discouraging to try to penetrate a mind like yours. You ought to get it out and dance on it. That would take some of the rigidity out of it.
~Mark Twain
It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion.