The Mind Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old the mind quotes, the mind sayings, and the mind proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The mind is everything. What you think you become.     


A woman's mind is cleaner than a man's: She changes it more often.     

Oliver Herford

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.     


The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.     

Terry Pratchett

To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.     

Lao Tzu

Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health.     

Dalai Lama

The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.     

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.     

William S. Burroughs

Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.     

Arnold Bennett

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.     

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.     

Sigmund Freud

The mind is the root from which all things grow if you can understand the mind, everything else is included.     


The mind has its own logic but does not often let others in on it.     

Bernard DeVoto

The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return to better thinking.     


The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.     

Carl Jung

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.     


Culture of the mind must be subservient to the heart.     

Mohandas Gandhi

Everyone should have their mind blown once a day.     

Neil deGrasse Tyson

A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.     

Joseph Addison

The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean pool of subconscious from which it rises.     

Sigmund Freud

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.     

Napoleon Hill

Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.     

Earl Nightingale

The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion.     


The human mind always makes progress, but it is a progress in spirals.     

Madame De Stael

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.     

Charlotte Bronte

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.     

Aldous Huxley

It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes.     

Thomas Aquinas

I don't think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking theres some kind of change.     

Bob Dylan

The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.     

John Milton

The human mind is our fundamental resource.     

John F. Kennedy