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Great minds have purposes; others have wishes.

Washington Irving

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The universities deceive when they say they have no agenda other than to open minds.

Dennis Prager

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All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called 'Facts'. They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain.

Thomas Hobbes

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The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.

Anatole France

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Short stories are tiny windows into other worlds and other minds and dreams. They are journeys you can make to the far side of the universe and still be back in time for dinner.

Neil Gaiman

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If you can open people's hearts first, then maybe people's minds get opened after that.

Annette Bening

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When we sit at the table, there is more going on than satisfying hunger. It is sad to think of those who eat simply to satisfy their hunger and who do not permit themselves to linger under the many spells offered by a good meal — the satisfaction of our hearts, our minds and our spirits.

Leo Buscaglia

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Little things affect little minds.

Benjamin Disraeli

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Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.

Blaise Pascal

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The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.

John Ruskin

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Minds — quotes and aphorisms

Only great minds can afford a simple style.

Stendhal

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These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves.

Gilbert Highet

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Religion is the organization of spirituality into something that became the hand maiden of conquerors. Nearly all religions were brought to people and imposed on people by conquerors, and used as the framework to control their minds.

John Henrik Clarke

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Those who prefer their English sloppy have only themselves to thank if the advertisement writer uses his mastery of the vocabulary and syntax to mislead their weak minds.

Dorothy L. Sayers

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Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.

John Adams

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Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

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The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds.

Jawaharlal Nehru

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We must speak our minds openly, debate our disagreements honestly, but always pursue solidarity.

Donald Trump

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The bosses of our mass media, press, radio, film and television, succeed in their aim of taking our minds off disaster. Thus, the distraction they offer demands the antidote of maximum concentration on disaster.

Ernst Fischer

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The more refined and subtle our minds, the more vulnerable they are.

Paul Tournier

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