Quotes by skull
Quotes 1 till 9 of 9.
Mary Baker Eddy
American founder of the Christian Science Church 1821-1910
Give up the belief that mind is, even temporarily, compressed within the skull, and you will quickly become more manly or womanly. You will understand yourself and your Maker better than before.
American poet 1926-
I think it was when I ran into Kerouac and Burroughs - when I was 17 - that I realized I was talking through an empty skull... I wasn't thinking my own thoughts or saying my own thoughts.
My skull, my eyes, my nose three times, my jaw, my shoulder, my chest, two fingers, a knee, everything from the top of my head to the bottom of my feet. [Listing what body parts he has broken]
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
Nothing was your own except the few cubic centimetres inside your skull.
American singer-songwriter 1949-
Sometimes it's like someone took a knife, baby, edgy and dull,
And cut a six-inch valley through the middle of my skull.
At night I wake up with the sheets soaking wet
and a freight train running through the middle of my head.
Only you can cool my desire.
Oh, I'm on fire.Source: Born In The U.S.A. (1984) Im On Fire
Canadian-born psychiatrist 1910-1970
The destiny of every human being is decided by what goes on inside his skull when confronted by what goes on outside his skull.
American author 1819-1891
The lightning flashes through my skull; mine eyeballs ache and ache; my whole beaten brain seems as beheaded, and rolling on some stunning ground.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Polish-born Jewish writer in Yiddish, Nobel Prize in Literature 1902-1991
There is great treasure there behind our skull and this is true about all of us. This little treasure has great, great powers, and I would say we only have learnt a very, very small part of what it can do.
American writer 1842-1914
Erudition. Dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.