Subject: Intelligence » Mind

Right now I feel that I’ve got my feet on the ground as far as my head is concerned.

professional baseball player

Marge, every time I learn something new it pushes something old out of my brain. Remember that time I learned how to make wine and forgot how to drive?

cartoon character in The Simpsons (Dan Castellaneta)

I am in the prime of senility.

(1706 – 1790) American statesman, author, scientist & inventor

What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?

(1929 – ) American writer

They tell you that you’ll lose your mind when you grow older; what they don’t tell you is that you won’t miss it much.


What a terrible thing to have lost one’s mind… or not to have a mind at all; how true that is.

(1947 – ) U.S. vice president & politician

His mind is so open – so open that ideas simply pass through it.

(1846 – 1924) British idealist philosopher

Pain: An uncomfortable frame of mind that may have a physical basis in something that is being done to the body, or may be purely mental, caused by the good fortune of another.

(1842 – 1914) author & satirist

I don’t know why my brain has kept all the words to the Gilligan’s Island theme song and has deleted everything about triangles.

(1958 – ) stand-up comedian & television personality

You have only two hemispheres in your brain – a left and a right side. The left side controls the right side of your body and the right controls the left half. It's a fact. Therefore, left-handers are the only people in their right minds.

American baseball pitcher

I was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering.

(1955 – ) comedian, actor & writer

Of all the things I’ve lost, I miss my mind the most.

(1948 – ) English rock vocalist & songwriter

He would come in and say he changed his mind… which was a gilded figure of speech, because he didn't have any.

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

I ain’t in a happy frame of mood.

television character, All In the Family (Carroll O’Connor)

I believe in an open mind, but not so open that your brains fall out.

(1891 – 1968) American publisher of The New York Times

She has breasts of granite and a mind like a Gruyere cheese.

(1906 – 2002) Austrian journalist, filmmaker, screenwriter & producer

Some people hear voices; some see invisible people; others have no imagination whatsoever.

A stale mind is the devil’s breadbox.

(1962 – ) American English professor & writer under pen name Eloisa James

The German mind has a talent for making no mistakes but the very greatest.

(1904 – 1999) author, editor, radio host

Accident: A condition in which presence of mind is good, but absence of body is better.

I told her the thing I loved most about her was her mind… because that's what told her to get into bed with me naked.

(1955 – ) comedian, actor & writer
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