... a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.
I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?
Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.
I think... if it is true that there are as many minds as there are heads, then there are as many kinds of love as there are hearts.
More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace.
Biology gives you a brain. Life turns it into a mind.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object.
The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.
I don't mind making jokes, but I don't want to look like one.
Stories you read when you're the right age never quite leave you. You may forget who wrote them or what the story was called. Sometimes you'll forget precisely what happened, but if a story touches you it will stay with you, haunting the places in your mind that you rarely ever visit.
When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.
The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.
Happiness is not a matter of events; it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Health is not a condition of matter, but of Mind.
A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.