Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


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Happy First-Rate

The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.

- A. A. Milne

Confined Part

There are many who lust for the simple answers of doctrine or decree. They are on the left and right. They are not confined to a single part of the society. They are terrorists of the mind.

- A. Bartlett Giamatti

Culture University

The university is our culture's assertion that what is made by the mind has value and can convey values.

- A. Bartlett Giamatti

Business Means

One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do.

- A. C. Benson

Death Certainly

The approach of death certainly concentrates the mind.

- A. N. Wilson

Teacher Should

A teacher should have a creative mind.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Identity Find

You have your identity when you find out, not what you can keep your mind on, but what you can't keep your mind off.

- A. R. Ammons

Finally Your

Never stop paying attention to things. Never make your mind up finally. Do not hold beliefs.

- A. S. Byatt

Processes Works

I'm quite interested in my own mental processes, simply because I'm a failed scientist, and because I'm interested in how the brain and the mind works, and I like to avoid easy descriptions.

- A. S. Byatt

Listening Remember

I really enjoy listening to stories. I remember them and keep them in my mind.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Always Real People

Usually when I write a script, I have in mind some real people that I'm writing about, who don't always act in the film afterward.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Always World Cup

I'm not spending every second thinking about the World Cup, but it's always in my mind when I make choices and decisions.

- Abby Wambach

Change Resolve

When time and space and change converge, we find place. We arrive in Place when we resolve things. Place is peace of mind and understanding. Place is knowledge of self. Place is resolution.

- Abdullah Ibrahim

Radical Come

You are right, but the weakness does not come from the millions of Muslims in the world. They do not mind being radical, they have no fear to speak out and to protest and to jihad.

- Abu Bakar Bashir

Life Knowledge

Knowledge is the life of the mind.

- Abu Bakr

Think Play

As long as I know what key the solo is in, I try to kind of empty my mind and not think about anything. I just play without thinking.

- Ace Frehley

Think I Think

When I think of influential females in hip-hop, my mind goes to Foxy Brown, hands down.

- Action Bronson

News About

Whenever you hear news about jobless claims or the unemployment rate, you should translate that in your mind to one simple phrase: Stay in school.

- Adam Davidson

Move Violently

I feel like I have to move violently once a day, or I'll lose my mind.

- Adam Driver

Always Set

What is a struggle is that acting isn't a place where you go to work and you do that thing. There aren't set boundaries, like an office, where you go and work. For me, the work is always on my mind.

- Adam Driver

Likely Procrastinate

When you procrastinate, you're more likely to let your mind wander. That gives you a better chance of stumbling onto the unusual and spotting unexpected patterns.

- Adam Grant

Jim Carrey Nicholson

My parents are my major supporters. I look up to Denzel Washington, Jack Nicholson and Jim Carrey. They have all opened my mind and helped me with my craft.

- Adam Hicks

Kid Oscar

I wasn't a kid growing up thinking, 'One day I'll get an Oscar and make a speech.' That wasn't on my mind.

- Adam Sandler

Likely Variables

Deadlines refine the mind. They remove variables like exotic materials and processes that take too long. The closer the deadline, the more likely you'll start thinking waaay outside the box.

- Adam Savage

Artist Desire

I've never really had the desire to be a front person or a solo artist. I don't really create that much of a hierarchy in my mind.

- Adam Schlesinger


The hankering of the mind is irresistible.

- Adam Weishaupt

Senses Capabilities

If it's a cliche to say that intellectual curiosity keeps your mind sharp, your senses alert, and your capabilities cutting-edge, that's because it's true.

- Adena Friedman

Corrupt Public

Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse.

- Adlai E. Stevenson

Like Private

Film songs have so many creative limitations, but a private album is like an autobiography that reflects your state of mind.

- Adnan Sami

Deep Year

I have considered the subject of missions nearly a year and have found my mind gradually tending to a deep conviction that it is my duty personally to engage in this service.

- Adoniram Judson

Love Challenges

I love challenges, I love intensity, and I also like to challenge my mind. Believe it or not, boxing is not only about physical force. You use a lot of concentration; it's really mental.

- Adriana Lima

Love Very

I'm very organized - and the best thing - when you love your work, you don't mind putting in 15 hour days. It's joyful.

- Adriana Trigiani

Very Also

I grew up a very open and free mind, but also with the flaws of a look on life with too much liberty than people normally have.

- Adriano Giannini

Never Tried

I've never tried to define my states of mind when I write.

- Adrienne Kennedy

Rome Lives

Unlike settled, patriarchal societies such as classical Greece and Rome, where women stayed home to weave and mind children, the lives of nomadic steppe tribes centered on horses and archery.

- Adrienne Mayor

Tale Another

The mind's passion is all for singling out. Obscurity has another tale to tell.

- Adrienne Rich

Gift Most

God's most lordly gift to man is decency of mind.

- Aeschylus

Physicians Diseased

Words are the physicians of a mind diseased.

- Aeschylus

Mirror Form

Bronze in the mirror of the form, wine of the mind.

- Aeschylus

Conceit Smaller

The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.

- Aesop

Appearance Should

We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.

- Aesop

Been Use

Hip-hop has been hijacked by a Luciferian conspiracy. People have used hip-hop in a lot of ways that cause a lot of mind problems. They use the word wrongfully. They use it to mean a part instead of a whole.

- Afrika Bambaataa

Habits Tastes

Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.

- Agatha Christie

Dancers Before

The universe lies before you on the floor, in the air, in the mysterious bodies of your dancers, in your mind. From this voyage no one returns poor or weary.

- Agnes de Mille

Art Known

My paintings are not about what is seen. They are about what is known forever in the mind.

- Agnes Martin

Innocence Still

When I first made a grid, I happened to be thinking of the innocence of trees, and then a grid came into my mind and I thought it represented innocence, and I still do, and so I painted it and then I was satisfied. I thought, 'This is my vision.'

- Agnes Martin

Art Think

When I think of art I think of beauty. Beauty is the mystery of life. It is not in the eye it is in the mind. In our minds there is awareness of perfection.

- Agnes Martin

Give Acceptable

To progress in life you must give up the things you do not like. Give up doing the things that you do not like to do. You must find the things that you do like. The things that are acceptable to your mind.

- Agnes Martin

Education Withhold

It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind, as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning.

- Agnes Repplier

Fact Very

The fact is I'm choosy, but mainly about a man's character. He has to be interesting, funny and clever. I don't even mind if he's not very good-looking.

- Agyness Deyn

New Discovered

I discovered how science is truly a universal language, one that forges new connections among individuals and opens the mind to ideas that go far beyond the classroom.

- Ahmed Zewail

Love Set

You can see God from anywhere if your mind is set to love and obey Him.

- Aiden Wilson Tozer

Offensive Idol

An idol of the mind is as offensive to God as an idol of the hand.

- Aiden Wilson Tozer

Stress Like

I like that Pilates compromises the mind and body. It's not just about being able to run around the block a few times. It's about alleviating stress and controlling breathing. It's about being balanced.

- Aimee Mullins

Small Very

I didn't mind being in a school with a small African-American population. The African-American-community was very tight, and that was great. But I also wanted to interact with other types of folks.

- Aisha Tyler

Nothing Still

Strangely, nothing makes me feel tired, fatigued, at all. I've gone days and nights without sleep, and still the mind is in such a positive space it just doesn't make you feel fatigued.

- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

See Own

America makes up its own mind about what it wants to see.

- Ajay Naidu

Folly Obstinate

True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.

- Akhenaton

Wisdom Cares

To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.

- Akhenaton

Movies Stories

If I get good stories, then I don't mind working for multi-starrer movies.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Give Show

I say what's on my mind and have a good time. I try to give people a show. It's all about giving people a good time once you get out under those lights.

- Al Jarreau

My Own Desperate

In my own mind, I was sort of a desperate kid.

- Al Purdy

Fancy Here

On the East Coast, people try to make life interesting. On the West Coast, they try to make it comfortable. The emphasis here is on fancy cars, how one looks, less on the mind per se.

- Al Seckel

Race Van

I wouldn't mind meeting Eddie Van Halen. That would be great. We need to invite him to a race.

- Al Unser

May Idiotic

Letterman, despite whatever idiotic (or worse?) things he may have done with women on his staff, was wise enough to realize that silence isn't permanent and peace of mind can't be bought.

- Alafair Burke

Plays Once

I don't mind watching plays once in a while, but as long as I don't have to be in them.

- Alan Arkin

Some Rubs

If you're playing a negative character, sooner or later it rubs off on you. Some people don't mind living in that state, but I don't want to be there anymore. I don't want to live in a state of depression.

- Alan Arkin

Resolve Plays

I write plays about things that I can't resolve in my mind. I try to root things out.

- Alan Bennett

Love Age

To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love.

- Alan Bleasdale

Play Curious

I'm quite a curious person. I don't mind being the one who doesn't know things, a role I often play in QI.

- Alan Davies

Been Very

When I was 14 or 15, a camp counselor told me I was smart. I had never been very good in school, but he told me once that I was smart but my mind operated a little differently.

- Alan Dershowitz

Career Critical

I was critical of race-based affirmative action early on in my career and I've changed my mind. And I've publicly acknowledged that I was wrong.

- Alan Dershowitz

Him Around

No, no, I didn't know him. He lost his mind around 1917 because of the tragedy of the Armenians.

- Alan Hovhaness

Which Practical

The word liberal distinguishes whatever nourishes the mind and spirit from the training which is merely practical or professional or from the trivialities which are no training at all.

- Alan K. Simpson

Early Bird Gonna

I don't mind being 65, but nobody is gonna tell me to come in at 5:30 to have the early bird special.

- Alan King

Give Penalties

I could give 48 penalties in every match if I wanted to. It is a question of sometimes choosing what is - in your own mind - of material importance and what isn't, what might be a crucial potential penalty and what might not be.

- Alan Lewis

Magic Very

Magic is a state of mind. It is often portrayed as very black and gothic, and that is because certain practitioners played that up for a sense of power and prestige. That is a disservice. Magic is very colorful. Of this, I am sure.

- Alan Moore

Possible Made

In the human mind, the number of possible connections that can be made between neurons greatly exceeds the number of atoms in the universe.

- Alan Moore

Which Worlds

There are two worlds we live in: a material world, bound by the laws of physics, and the world inside our mind, which is just as important.

- Alan Moore

Rather Putting

I enjoy putting my mind into different situations rather than my body.

- Alan Moore

Actor Quite

I'm a quite serious actor who doesn't mind being ridiculously comic.

- Alan Rickman

Think Some

I didn't mind studying. Obviously math and the physical science subjects interested me more than some of the more artistic subjects, but I think I was a pretty good student.

- Alan Shepard

Like Which

I don't make enemies, it's just I'm not afraid to speak my mind, which can sometimes mean people don't like what I am saying.

- Alan Sugar

Bad Bad Boy

There is no doubt in my mind Bill Cosby was a bad boy.

- Alan Thicke

Play Think

I think I once went three or four years without doing a play, and I almost lost my mind, then I came back and did 'Spamalot.'

- Alan Tudyk

Way I Can

I have such a stressful job that the only way I can get it out of my mind is by running hard.

- Alan Turing

Fact Rather

At the end of the day, I know that I would rather be alone and occasionally lonely and unhappy than in a miserable marriage and lonely and unhappy all the time. I don't mind being single. In fact, I like it.

- Alana Stewart

Single Fact

I don't mind being single. In fact, I like it.

- Alana Stewart

Peace Minutes

Peace of mind for five minutes, that's what I crave.

- Alanis Morissette

Going About

What I try to keep in mind is that there are going to be a lot of articles that are going to be misrepresentative of what I'm about as a person and as a writer.

- Alanis Morissette

Think Using

I think the danger with using the term 'trilogy' is that it sets up particular expectations in the reader's mind.

- Alastair Reynolds

Own X-Ray

As an actor, if you're just sitting and staring and you don't know who you are in your own mind, it's vacant. And sometimes the camera is an X-ray machine, it can pick it up.

- Albert Brooks

Year Movie

You never do a movie and not want it to work. You accept whatever it is. You have to, but nobody in their right mind would not want the movie to be getting talked about at the end of the year.

- Albert Brooks

Intelligence Watches

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.

- Albert Camus

Need Vulgar

The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.

- Albert Camus

Suffering Fact

The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism.

- Albert Camus

Life Monotony

The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.

- Albert Einstein

Humble Slight

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

Knowledge Plane

There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.

- Albert Einstein

Best Everyone

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.

- Albert Einstein