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The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around

Author: Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931)

Profession: American Inventor, Entrepreneur, Founder of GE

It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

We cannot see things that stare us in the face until the hour comes that the mind is ripened.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

He then learns that in going down into the secrets of his own mind he has descended into the secrets of all minds.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

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.

Author: Epictetus (50-120)

Profession: Stoic Philosopher

The wavering mind is but a base possession.

Author: Euripides

Profession: Greek Tragic Poet

Each mind is pressed, and open every ear, to hear new tidings, though they no way joy us.

Author: Edward Fairfax

Profession:

The brain's calculations do not require our conscious effort, only our attention and our openness to let the information through. Although the brain absorbs universes of information, little is admitted into normal consciousness.

Author: Marilyn Ferguson

Profession: American Writer

A well cultivated mind is made up of all the minds of preceding ages; it is only the one single mind educated by all previous time.

Author: Bernard Le Bovier Fontenelle (1657-1757)

Profession: Scientist, Man of Letter

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.

Author: Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)

Profession: Austrian Physician - Founder of Psychoanalysis

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

Author: Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)

Profession: Austrian Physician - Founder of Psychoanalysis

The most complicated achievements of thought are possible without the assistance of consciousness.

Author: Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)

Profession: Austrian Physician - Founder of Psychoanalysis

Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.

Author: Buckminster Fuller

Profession: American Engineer, Inventor, Designer, Architect ''Geodesic Dome''

A girl with brains ought to do something with them besides think.

Author: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Profession:

Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self.

Author: Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931)

Profession: Lebanese Poet, Novelist