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The human mind is an evolutionary product, just like the human body.

—Tetsuro Matsuzawa, 2010

Brains are the only things worth having in this world.

—L. Frank Baum, 1899

What a torture to talk to filled heads that allow nothing from the outside to enter them.

—Joseph Joubert, 1807

Not all heads have a brain.

—French proverb

If anything affects your eye, you hasten to have it removed; if anything affects your mind, you postpone the cure for a year.

—Horace, 20 BC

It is far, far better and much safer to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought.

—John Kenneth Galbraith, 1958

Understanding is a very dull occupation.

—Gertrude Stein, 1937

Every thought is, strictly speaking, an afterthought.

—Hannah Arendt, 1978

What is outside my mind means nothing to it.

—Marcus Aurelius, c. 170

The march of the human mind is slow.

—Edmund Burke, 1775

The brain is an unreliable organ, it is monstrously great, monstrously developed. Swollen, like a goiter.

—Aleksandr Blok, c. 1920

The mind of man is capable of anything.

—Guy de Maupassant, 1884

We need strength, we need energy, we need quickness, and we need brain in this country to turn it around.

—Donald Trump, 2015