mind quotes

It is almost impossible to exaggerate the proneness of the human mind to take miracles as evidence, and to seek for miracles as evidence.Matthew Arnold

Rather than have it the principal thing in my son's mind, I would gladly have him think that the sun went round the earth, and that the stars were so many spangles set in the bright blue firmament.Thomas Arnold

As filmmakers, we can show where a person's mind goes, as opposed to theater, which is more to sit back and watch it.Darren Aronofsky

As an actor, you're lucky if you get a month before a project starts. There are times when you get a day before a project starts. So to be able to really sit and inhabit that mind and the story is really beneficial, and it really helps for me to be able to then compartmentalize as we're shooting and detach and go somewhere else.Katie Aselton

I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.John Ashbery

He has a brilliant mind until he makes it up.Margot Asquith

Whilst our Hearts are violently set upon any thing, there is no convincing us that we shall ever be of another Mind.Mary Astell

I'll always be poor in my mind.Chet Atkins

I don't mind a crowd's not laughing; it's the groans that slow down the show.Dave Attell

The things that prey on my mind in London seem to disappear as soon as I find myself in a different environment. Survival mode kicks in.Hayley Atwell

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

You know, there's always someone in mind when I'm writing. You know, it's all comes from somewhere inside.Dan Auerbach

I'm hoping to make a new thing for the world that remains in the mind like a new species of living thing.Frank Auerbach

The big difference is the size of the crew and the flexibility of shooting because of the size. I mean, it's crazy. So you can't improvise, you cannot suddenly do something that comes to mind, whereas in a small production you have much more flexibility.Bille August

All too many consultants, when asked, 'What is 2 and 2?' respond, 'What do you have in mind?'Norman Ralph Augustine

You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.Marcus Aurelius

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

Let not your mind run on what you lack as much as on what you have already.Marcus Aurelius

Spirituality is indeed the master key of the Indian mind; the sense of the infinitive is native to it.Sri Aurobindo

A mind lively and at ease, can do with seeing nothing, and can see nothing that does not answer.Jane Austen