Seven Watchmen sitting in a tower, Watching what had come upon Mankind, Showed the Man the Glory and the Power And bade him shape the Kingdom to his mind. . . . . That a man's mind is wont to tell him more Than Seven Watchmen sitting in a tower.
We measure minds by their stature; it would be better to esteem them by their beauty.
Minds which never rest are subject to many digressions.
As the mind must govern the hands, so in every society the man of intelligence must direct the man of labor.
I hope your mind's not as empty as that desk.
The body loaded by the excess of yesterday, depresses the mind also, and fixes to the ground this particle of divine breath. [Lat., Quin corpus onustum Hesternis vitiis, animum quoque praegravat una Atque affigit humo divinae particulam aurae.]
A mind that is charmed by false appearances refuses better things. [Lat., Acclinis falsis animus meliora recusat.]
If anything affects your eye, you hasten to have it removed; if anything affects your mind, you postpone the cure for a year. [Lat., Quae laedunt oculum festinas demere; si quid Est animum, differs curandi tempus in annum.]
A well-prepared mind hopes in adversity and fears in prosperity. [Lat., Sperat infestis, metuit secundis Alteram sortem, bene preparatum Pectus.]
And bear unmov'd the wrongs of base mankind, The last, and hardest, conquest of the mind.
The glory of a firm capacious mind.
A faultless body and a blameless mind.
Whose little body lodged a mighty mind.
The mind does not know what diet it can feed on until it has been brought to the starvation point.
What monstrosities would walk the streets were some people's faces as unfinished as their minds.
An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.
The mind is like a sheet of white paper in this, that the impression it receivest oftenest, and retains the longest, are black ones.
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