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Quotes for: mind




Hide your life and spread your spirit.
Victor Hugo - Les rayons et les ombres  






It is spirit that rules the world, not intelligence.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery  






My spirit yearns for action, my breath for freedom.
Friedrich Schiller - The Robbers  






It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method  



It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.




When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.
Alexis de Tocqueville  






The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Gautama Buddha  






A healthy mind in a healthy body.
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis  






The conviction of the mind does not always bring along with it that of the heart.
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims  






All things are ready, if our mind be so.
William Shakespeare  






Anger is the wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.
Robert Green Ingersoll  






But in the loneliest desert the second metamorphosis occurs: the spirit here becomes a lion; it wants to capture freedom and be lord in its own desert.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra  



But in the loneliest desert the second metamorphosis occurs: the spirit here becomes a lion; it wants to capture freedom and be lord in its own desert.

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The spirit of a language reveals itself most clearly in its untranslatable words.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach  






Beauty is no quality in things themselves : It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them ; and each mind perceives a different beauty.
David Hume - Of the Standard of Taste  






One cannot imagine how much wit is necessary in order never to seem ridiculous.
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées  






Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Nature  



Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.




Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind;
and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.

William Shakespeare - A Midsummer Night's Dream  






The accent of a man’s native country remains in his mind and his heart, as it does in his speech.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims  






What Nature is to the mind she is also to the body.
Henry David Thoreau  






The mind is often at the heart that what the library of a castle is to the master's person.
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées  






There is something in man that even the spirit of man does not know.
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions  






It is difficult to define love; all we can say is, that in the soul it is a desire to rule, in the mind it is a sympathy, and in the body it is a hidden and delicate wish to possess what we love—Plus many mysteries.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims  






What grace is to the body good sense is to the mind.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims  






A man often believes himself leader when he is led; as his mind endeavours to reach one goal, his heart insensibly drags him towards another.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims  






A mote it is to trouble the mind's eye.
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark  






True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body the two are ever united.
Wilhelm von Humboldt  






An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Albert Camus






Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.
Marcus Aurelius






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