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Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
As human beings, we need to know that we are not alone, that we are not crazy or completely out of our minds, that there are other people out there who feel as we do, live as we do, love as we do, who are like us.
Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes, this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds.
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aid them to judge for themselves.
William Ellery Channing
Emotionally, in our minds, we get so filled with resentments where we've got a story about absolutely everything.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye.
We cannot let another person into our hearts or minds unless we empty ourselves. We can truly listen to him or truly hear her only out of emptiness.
M. Scott Peck
Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds.
All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds of every sentiment of dislike, friendship, anger or pity.
The secret of living a life of excellence is merely a matter of thinking thoughts of excellence. Really, it's a matter of programming our minds with the kind of information that will set us free.
Charles R. Swindoll
There are some who speak well and write badly. For the place and the audience warm them, and draw from their minds more than they think of without that warmth.
To stimulate wildly weak and untrained minds is to play with mighty fires.
W. E. B. Du Bois
Our minds want clothes as much as our bodies.
I am of a healthy long lived race, and our minds improve with age.
William Butler Yeats
We are infected by our own misunderstanding of how our own minds work.
No foreign policy - no matter how ingenious - has any chance of success if it is born in the minds of a few and carried in the hearts of none.
Henry A. Kissinger
Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
Charles Caleb Colton
I have always loved truth so passionately that I have often resorted to lying as a way of introducing it into the minds which were ignorant of its charms.
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Originality is the one thing which unoriginal minds cannot feel the use of.
John Stuart Mill
Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness.
A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it.
You can't just beat a team, you have to leave a lasting impression in their minds so they never want to see you again.
Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a little square in which they stand: you cannot see them in all their magnitude because you are standing too close to them.
Words do not change their meanings so drastically in the course of centuries as, in our minds, names do in the course of a year or two.
I do not speak the minds of others except to speak my own mind better.
Michel de Montaigne
Only great minds can afford a simple style.
The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice.
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