Quotes by brain

Quotes 91 till 105 of 175.

  • Jules Renard
    Jules Renard
    French writer 1864-1910
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    Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a hidden chain; awake but one, and in, what myriads rise!
  • Harry Houdini
    Harry Houdini
    Hungarian-born American illusionist 1874-1926
    Harry Houdini
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    My Brain is the key that sets me free.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
    Woody Allen
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    My brain: it's my second favorite organ.
    Source: Sleeper (1973)
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
    Virginia Woolf
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    My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery - always buzzing, humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud. And why? What's this passion for?
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    Nature has set us so well in the center, that if we change one side of the balance, we change the other also. I act. This makes me believe that the springs in our brain are so adjusted that he who touches one touches also its contrary.
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    No affection and a great brain, these are the people to command the world.
  • Thomas L. Masson
    Thomas L. Masson
    American anthropologist, editor and author 1866-1934
    Thomas L. Masson
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    No brain is stronger than its weakest think.
  • Randolph Churchill
    Randolph Churchill
    British journalist and writer 1911-1968
    Randolph Churchill
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    No statesmen ever will find it worth his pains, to tax our labor and excise our brain.
  • Alan Turing
    Alan Turing
    English mathematician and computer scientist 1912-1954
    Alan Turing
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    No, I'm not interested in developing a powerful brain. All I'm after is just a mediocre brain, something like the President of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.
  • Allen Ginsberg
    Allen Ginsberg
    American poet 1926-
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    Nobody saves America by sniffing cocaine, jiggling your knees blankly in the rain, when it snows in your nose you catch cold in your brain.
  • Andrew Taylor Still
    Andrew Taylor Still
    American physician and surgeon 1828-1917
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    Of what value is a mind when placed in the brain of a coward? If mind is a gift of God to man for his use, let him use it. A mind is not in use when doing no good.
  • Butch Trucks
    Butch Trucks
    American musician 1947-2017
    Butch Trucks
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    Oh, he's magic. Faulkner has opened passages in my brain. You do things you'd never expect.
  • A. E. Housman
    A. E. Housman
    British poet 1859-1936
    A. E. Housman
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    On occasions, after drinking a pint of beer at luncheon, there would be a flow into my mind with sudden and unaccountable emotion, sometimes a line or two of verse, sometimes a whole stanza, accompanied, not preceded by a vague notion of the poem which they were destined to form a part of... I say bubble up because, so far as I could make out, the source of the suggestions thus proffered to the brain was the pit of the stomach.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
    Bob Newhart
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    One time I happened to use the word 'denigrate' onstage, and it didn't get any reaction. So as I continued my act, the left side of my brain was fast-forwarding to see if I had any other big words coming up.
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