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Research is four things: brains with which to think, eyes with which to see, machines with which to measure and, fourth, money.
My dad liked to boil a squirrel head and suck the brains out the nose. Smaller than a chicken, bigger than a rat.
I find it hilarious that there are academics who try to analyse chemical changes in the brains of students while exposing them to gags.
Our brains are very animal but also very strange and egotistical. We're narcissistic.
You don't need any brains to listen to music.
My brother used to say that when you deal with women, it's difficult to remove emotions from an argument. I never really knew what he meant. Then I read an article that said when it comes to emotion and logic, men's and women's brains are different - my brother was right! Women are very mysterious, but that's part of their joy.
People have to be able to make money off their brains and their hearts. Or else we're all going to starve, and it's the machines that'll get good.
We have magnificent brains, but we use a great deal of our brilliance to keep ourselves stuck and ignorant, to keep ourselves from not shining. We are so afraid of our beauty and radiance and brilliance because it scared the adults around us when we were children.
People repeat behaviour that leads to flooding their brains with pleasurable chemicals. The short-term reward loop acts over hours to years, and the long-term reproductive success loop over generations.
It's so funny, because right now I'm very tired and my brains a little dead, I tend to get very focused and serious. So, I'm probably coming off a lot more like Scully right now.
Much as I cared for Joseph Kennedy, he was a classic example of that person in the arts with lots of brains and drive but little taste or talent.
What do we mean by 'crazy?' What do we mean by 'mad?' At what point is a person just different and at what point can we call it a disease and say that they are not responsible for their actions? Or are we all slaves to the chemical processes that go on in our brains?
Doors open because you're beautiful, but I wouldn't cultivate beauty to the exclusion of brains.
They who love dancing too much seem to have more brains in their feet than in their head.
In making certain things easier for people, technology has actually demotivated people from using their brains. We have all these devices that keep us connected, and yet we're more disconnected than ever before. Why is that?
Our culture constantly inundates us with new information, and yet our brains capture so little of it. I can spend half a dozen hours reading a book and then have only a foggy notion of what it was about.
Evolution has programmed our brains to find two things particularly interesting, and therefore memorable: jokes and sex - and especially, it seems, jokes about sex.
We have to unclutter our brains from worries that maybe people don't like us. Women tend to worry about popularity; it doesn't matter if they like you. They need to respect you. They need to show that respect for you in your pay check. And that needs to be okay.
I get extra time to take the test because of my ADD. Everybody's brains works differently and I just need longer for things to register.
With the acting, it's somebody else's brainchild, and I'm just sort of helping flesh it out. There's a special satisfaction to being the brains behind the operation.
We think of our eyes as video cameras and our brains as blank tapes to be filled with sensory inputs.
When I talk to young girls about clothes, I tell them to show a lot of brains.
Celebrities meet a lot of people and we just can't maintain them all in our fuddled brains.
Elephants have the largest brains of any mammal on the face of the Earth. They are creative, altruistic and kind.
I couldn't help but to think back to my classmates at Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio. They had the same talent, the same brains, the same dreams as the folks we sat with at Stanford and Harvard. I realized the difference wasn't one of intelligence or drive. The difference was opportunity.
There's a difference between criminals and crooks. Crooks steal. Criminals blow some guy's brains out. I'm a crook.
It has been rumoured that I was the brains of the robbery, but that was totally incorrect. I've been described as the tea boy, which is also incorrect.
One said of suicide, As long as one has brains one should not blow them out. And another answered, But when one has ceased to have them, too often one cannot.
F. H. Bradley
The owners and managers were too stupid to realize we had brains.
I swam my brains out.
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