Quotation Explorer - 'Brains'

I believe in an open mind, but not so open that your brains fall out. - Arthur Hays Sulzberger
We use 10 percent of our brains. Imagine how much we could accomplish if we used the other 60 percent. - Ellen DeGeneres
Almost all arguments for skepticism make reference to seemingly ridiculous possibilities—we are being deceived by an evil demon, life is just a dream, we are brains in vats. You might propose psychoanalysis, rather than philosophical reflection, for anyone who worries about these possibilities. - Richard Feldman
,Bloodlust is like a natural disaster; it has to run its course. I have seen their faces; they are faces out of nightmares—most ordinary—so ordinary that you can’t believe the brains behind them capable of genocide. - John A. Williams
Sometimes you see beautiful people with no brains. Sometimes you have ugly people who are intelligent, like scientists. - José Mourinho
A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains. - Dutch Proverb
I'm not sure I've even got the brains to be President.
O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains!
Ideas must work through the brains and arms of men, or they are no better than dreams - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Laughing brains are more absorbent. - Alton Brown
We humans have two things that set us apart and make us able to do what no other form of life can—reason and feel. That’s because we have brains and hearts. - Toni Sorenson
Brains are like toddlers. They are wonderful and should be treasured, but that doesn’t mean you should trust them to take care of you in an avalanche or process serotonin effectively. - Jenny Lawson
We are the only species on the planet, so far as we know, to have invented a communal memory stored neither in our genes nor in our brains. The warehouse of this memory is called the library - Carl Sagan
Are there moments when our brains are not exercising? I questioned. That would be almost like being brain dead... - Vann Chow
I feel my brains, like a pear, to see if it's ripe; it will be exquisite by September. - Virginia Woolf
If you're too open-minded; your brains will fall out. - Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Smart people have the brains, but stupid people have the balls - Ana Sáez González
Beauty is nothing without brains & heart. - Karen Salmansohn
Just because we are capable of art didn't what lay in front of him could be dismissed as aberration, that we could take what we admired and fence that off as human, dismissing the rest as monstrous. The same hands committed both. Brains don't undermine the savagery. They made us better at it. - Michael Marshall
Any fool can write a book and most of them are doing it; but it takes brains to build a house. - Charles F. Lummis
People who don't think probably don't have brains; rather, they have gray fluff that's blown into their heads by mistake.
That's what you get,' he said, nodding towards a group of the men engaged in some close-order military drill, 'when you give people Bibles and guns. You should give 'em either one or the other, but not both. It just messes up their brains. - K.W. Jeter
Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools that don't have brains enough to be honest. - Benjamin Franklin
It's called publishing. It's how smart people install new ideas into other peoples brains. - Steven Magee
Big mouths and small brains make the strangest noises. - Orrin Woodward
I wear my Viking helmet because the horns define how sharp my brains are. If you try to rub me the wrong way, I will stick you with both of my horns. - Flavor Flav
Our brains are not capable of comprehending the infinite so, instead, we ignore it and eat cheese on toast. - Jonathan Cainer
The bubbly play of wit, the chesty laughs, the resonant voices of men when glass in hand they shut the grey world outside and prod their brains with the fun and folly of an accelerated pulse. - Jack London
Brains first and then Hard Work.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go.... - Dr. Seuss
Do not think of knocking out another person's brains because he differs in opinion from you. It would be as rational to knock yourself on the head because you differ from yourself ten years ago. - Horace Mann
Because brains packed with knowledge are yummy, that's why. They're nice and creamy. And sort of grainy at the same time. - Haruki Murakami
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
The inhabitants of the earth are of two sorts: those with brains, but no religion, and those with religion, but no brains. - Al-Maʿarri
Anyone who still wants to experience fairytales these days can’t afford to dither when it comes to using their brains. - Robert Musil
If God meant for people to fly, He would have given them brains. - Robert A. Heinlein
It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work. - Thomas A. Edison
linear brains can't curve a thought. - douglas m laurent
...he spent whole days and nights over his books; and thus with little sleeping and much reading his brains dried up to such a degree that he lost the use of his reason. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Some have brains, and some haven't, ... and there it is. - A.A. Milne
For once reality and his brains came into contact and the result was fatal. - Thomas Henry Huxley
Even sheep should have brains enough not to follow the wolf. - Joseph Goodfield
theres actualy more cells in our brains than there are brains in our entire body - Ken M
Our brains are either our greatest assets or our greatest liabilities. - Robert T. Kiyosaki
There are hundreds of intelligent and big brains in every country in the world to run that country successfully but somehow and often either an immoral stupid or a charlatan imbecile comes to power! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Participating in the filling of others' brains with knowledge and know-how is just an extraordinary gift only very few have. Hence, teaching a language is indeed opening these brains to the world with its similarities and dissimilarities taught in different words. - Messaoud Mohammed
I like spending time with healthy people whose brains are turned on. - Dave Asprey
Responsibility to yourself means refusing to let others do your thinking, talking, and naming for you; it means learning to respect and use your own brains and instincts; hence, grappling with hard work. - Adrienne Rich
We are living in times that demand more and more of our brains and muscles, of our nerves and physical energy. Only those who are strong and know how to keep it so, can stand the wear and tear. It pays to stop once in a while to look over our machinery and oil the parts that need it. - Adrian Peter Schmidt
An ounce of patience is worth a pound of brains.
Oh God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! - William Shakespeare
People with looks are lovely. People with brains are witty. People with cash are wealthy. But people with God are truly happy. - Joe Mari Fadrigalan
Most people use less brains in selecting the person with whom they are to spend their lives than they do in choosing an automobile, a bicycle or a cut of steak. Love isn’t enough; there must also be understanding. - Elsie Lincoln Benedict
Guts are important. Your guts are what digest things. But it is your brains that tell you which things to swallow and which not to swallow. - Austin Dacey
We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies. - Shirley Abbott
FYI, women think glasses are a sign of brains, and also, they're sexy. - Jill Shavis
There are more cells in your brain than there are brains in your entire body. - Richard Dawkins
Jazz will endure as long as people hear it through their feet instead of their brains - John Philip Sousa
Beauty is an asset, just like physical prowess, charisma, brains or emotional intelligence. The key with any gift is in the way that you use it. It doesn't define you as a person. Rather, it's an asset to be used judiciously and with an understanding of how it is just a small part of who you are. - Dale Archer
Having a Great Ambition is also a Meditation. When our efforts are focussed sincerely, even during sleep, our brains will work on it, in the form of Dreams. - Dinesh Kumar Radhakrishnan
A deaf and dumb in the mist of morons is a renowed talkative among brains. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Not Hercules could have knock'd out his brains, for he had none. - William Shakespeare
Brains, like hearts, go where they are appreciated. - Robert S. McNamara
When our brains declare war on our very existence. - Jenny Lawson
to paraphrase science writer John D. Barrow we know they are impossible and yet we can imagine them anyway. Our brains, it turns out, are not prisoners of the world we live in; we can fly free! We can, any time we like, create the impossible. - Robert Krulwich
We have calcium in our bones, iron in our veins, carbon in our souls, and nitrogen in our brains. 93 percent stardust, with souls made of flames, we are all just stars that have people names. - Nikita Gill
If people say the world we perceive is a 'construct' of our brains, they are saying in effect, that it results from an inveterate habit of thought. Why does it never occur to them that a habit is something you can overcome, if you set about it with enough energy? - Owen Barfield
Young minds - young brains - need stories and ideas like the ones in those [censored and banned] books in order to grow. They need ideas that you disagree with. They need ideas that I disagree with. Or they'll never be able to figure out what ideas they believe in. - Lev Grossman
To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains. - Mary Pettibone Poole
Why were drunks, almost always, persons of talent, personality, lovable qualities, gifts, brains, assets of all kinds (else why would anyone care?); why were so many brilliant men alcoholic? - Charles Jackson
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all I can borrow. - Woodrow Wilson
We have hands that must work, brains that must think, and personalities that must be developed. - Jill Lepore
Asking questions is what brains were born to do, at least when we were young children. For young children, quite literally, seeking explanations is as deeply rooted a drive as seeking food or water. - Alison Gopnik
When Love is in Heart, our brains are on Another Planet. - Jan Jansen
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow. - Woodrow Wilson
O God, that man should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! - William Shakespeare
Love is in heart, not in our brains... - Debolina Bhawal
No matter how powerful, countries cannot rule the whole world. The world is ruled by brains, by justice, by morals and by fairness. - Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
Never trust on unknown hands, You will never know how they stand by you and back stab with their brains. - Debolina Bhawal
Nature abhors a vacuum. When a head lacks brains, nature fills it with conceit.
For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of a Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a MaCaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.
Son, you never know who will step up with the brains and talent in a time of need and be the right one for the job. - Chris Kurtz
With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet, you're too smart to go down any not-so-good street. - Dr. Seuss
People who don't Think probably don't have Brains; rather, they have grey fluff that's blown into their heads by mistake.
I'd rather get my brains blown out in the wild than wait in terror at the slaughterhouse. - Craig Volk
If I had a shiny gun I could have a world of fun Speeding bullets through the brains Of the folks that cause me pains :) - Dorothy Parker
Humans have two brains in body if one brain think too much positive then second brain start think positive and second brain name is your heart. - AbdulNasir
Bullwinkle: You just leave that to my pal. He's the brains of the outfit.General: What does that make you?Bullwinkle: What else? An executive...
I believe in the hands that work, in the brains that think, and in the hearts that love...I believe in sunshine, fresh air, friendship, calm sleep, beautiful thoughts. - Elbert Hubbard
Some experimenters have reported that an angry face pops out of a crowd of happy faces, but a single happy face does not stand out in an angry crowd. The brains of humans and other animals contain a mechanism that is designed to give priority to bad news. - Daniel Kahneman
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