Brains Quotes

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. (“Oh, the Places You’ll Go!”)

Computers are good at swift, accurate computation and at storing great masses of information. The brain, on the other hand, is not as efficient a number cruncher and its memory is often highly fallible; a basic inexactness is built into its design. The brain’s strong point is its flexibility. It is unsurpassed at making shrewd […]

I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this.

Aristotle was famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons.

Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.

The brain is wider than the sky; For put them side by side The one the other will contain with ease – And you beside.

If little else, the brain is an educational toy.

It is not the brains that matter most, but that which guides them – the character, the heart, generous qualities, progressive ideas.

The difference between mind and brain is not a difference of quality, but a difference of arrangement. It is like the difference between arranging people in geographical order or in alphabetical order, both of which are done in the post office directory. The same people are arranged in both cases, but in different contexts. In […]

If thou fill thy brain with Boston and New York, with fashion and covetousness, and wilt stimulate thy jaded senses with wine and French coffee, thou shalt find no radiance of wisdom in the lonely waste of the pinewoods.