Quotation Explorer - 'Organ'

Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room. - Sir Winston Churchill
A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more than even the whole man—he must view the man in his world. - Harvey Williams Cushing
God has given us more than fourteen billion cells and connections in our brain. Why would God give us such a complex organ system unless he expects us to use it? - Ben Carson
It seems to me that the whole of human life can be summed up in the one statement that man only exists for the purpose of proving to himself every minute that he is a man and not an organ. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
I have stitched life into me like a rare organ - Sylvia Plath
ALLEGIANCE, n. This thing Allegiance, as I suppose, Is a ring fitted in the subject's nose, Whereby that organ is kept rightly pointed To smell the sweetness of the Lord's anointed. G.J. - Ambrose Bierce
A metaphor is not an ornament. It is an organ of perception. Through metaphors, we see the world as one thing or another. - Neil Postman
I want your most vital organ. I want it to be mine. - Coco J. Ginger
Why, when you have a mental disease, is it always considered an act of imagination? Why is it that every organ in your body can get sick and you get sympathy except the brain? - Ruby Wax
You rely too much on brain. The brain is the most overrated organ. - Woody Allen
A merry little surge of electricity piped by automatic alarm from the mood organ beside his bed awakened Rick Deckard. - Philip K. Dick
PHRENOLOGY, n. The science of picking the pocket through the scalp. It consists in locating and exploiting the organ that one is a dupe with. - Ambrose Bierce
POCKET, n. The cradle of motive and the grave of conscience. In woman this organ is lacking; so she acts without motive, and her conscience, denied burial, remains ever alive, confessing the sins of others. - Ambrose Bierce
Most urgently, women's identity must be premised upon our "beauty" so that we will remain vulnerable to outside approval, carrying the vital sensitive organ of self-esteem exposed to the air. - Naomi Wolf
My brain? That's my second favorite organ. - Woody Allen
I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this. - Emo Philips
the heart is an organ of fire - Michael Ondaatje
The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office. - Robert Frost
RADIUM, n. A mineral that gives off heat and stimulates the organ that a scientist is a fool with. - Ambrose Bierce
What you think is the heart might well be another organ. - Jeanette Winterson
The vast majority of us imagine ourselves as like literature people or math people. But the truth is that the massive processor known as the human brain is neither a literature organ or a math organ. It is both and more. - John Green
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