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A man's mind is wont to tell him more than seven watchmen sitting in a tower.

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) British writer.

Not all those who know their minds know their hearts as well.

François de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French writer.

It is the sign of a dull mind to dwell upon the cares of the body, to prolong exercise, eating and drinking and other bodily functions. These things are best done by the way; all your attention must be given to the mind.

Epictetus (50-120) Greek philosopher.

The wavering mind is but a base possession.

Euripides (BC 480-BC 406) Greek tragic poet.

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

Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) Austrian fhysician. Founder of Psychoanalysis.


Minds, like bodies, will fall into a pimpled, ill-conditioned state from mere excess of comfort.

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) British novelist.

The center that I cannot find is known to my unconscious mind.

W. H. Auden (1907-1973) English-born poet and man of letters.

The mind is the result of the torments the flesh undergoes or inflicts upon itself.

Emil Cioran (1911-1995) Romanian philosopher and essayist.

As every divided kingdom falls, so every mind divided between many studies confounds and saps itself.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Italian painter, sculptor and architect.

The empires of the futures are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British politician.