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A man is known by the company his mind keeps.

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I write plays about things that I can't resolve in my mind. I try to root things out.
About
I Write
Mind
Out
Plays
Resolve
Root
Things
Try
Write
God's most lordly gift to man is decency of mind.
Decency
Gift
God
Man
Mind
Most
Bronze in the mirror of the form, wine of the mind.
Bronze
Form
Mind
Mirror
Wine
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Intellectual
Itself
Mind
Someone
Watches
Whose
Look at the shows that are really successful on Broadway. They're musicals. They're things that a woman will pick out the tickets for, or a man will buy the tickets with a woman in mind. It's a date. It's boyfriend-girlfriend, husband-wife. That's what the theater in New York has become.
Become
Broadway
Buy
Date
Look
Man
Mind
Musicals
New
New York
Out
Pick
Really
Shows
Words are the physicians of a mind diseased.
Diseased
Mind
Physicians
Words
To assert in any case that a man must be absolutely cut off from society because he is absolutely evil amounts to saying that society is absolutely good, and no-one in his right mind will believe this today.
Absolutely
Amount
Any
Assert
Because
Believe
Case
Cut
Evil
Good
He
His
Man
Mind
The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.
Mind
Need
Right
Sign
Vulgar
I haven't changed, but public life has. It used to be you'd go into a restaurant, and the owner would say, 'Do you mind if I take a picture of you and put it on my wall?' Sweet and simple. Now, everyone has a camera in their pocket.
Camera
Changed
Everyone
Go
Life
Mind
Now
Owner
Picture
Pocket
Public
Public Life
Put
Restaurant
The mind's passion is all for singling out. Obscurity has another tale to tell.
Another
Mind
Obscurity
Out
Passion
Tale
Tell
In 'thinking up' music I usually have some kind of a brass band with wings on it in back of my mind.
Back
Band
Brass
Kind
Mind
Music
Some
Thinking
Up
Wings
Christmas time! That man must be a misanthrope indeed, in whose breast something like a jovial feeling is not roused - in whose mind some pleasant associations are not awakened - by the recurrence of Christmas.
Associations
Christmas
Feeling
Indeed
Like
Man
Mind
Must
Pleasant
Some
Something
Time
Whose
There is no female mind. The brain is not an organ of sex. As well speak of a female liver.
Brain
Female
Female Mind
Liver
Mind
Organ
Sex
Speak
Well
To swallow and follow, whether old doctrine or new propaganda, is a weakness still dominating the human mind.
Doctrine
Dominating
Follow
Human
Human Mind
Mind
New
Old
Propaganda
Still
Swallow
Weakness
Whether
The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism.
Any
Complete
Fact
Find
Intelligence
Itself
Knowledge
Mind
Modern
Neither
Nihilism
Nor
Our
Point
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it, man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing.
Being
Busy
Character
Deity
Goodness
Greatest
Man
Mind
Mischievous
Thing
Virtues
Without
Wretched
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.
About
Atheism
Depth
Little
Man
Men
Mind
Minds
Philosophy
Religion
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
Ability
Effect
Genius
Mind
Put
Your
What Englishman will give his mind to politics as long as he can afford to keep a motor car?
Afford
Car
Englishman
Give
He
His
Keep
Long
Mind
Motor
Motor Car
Politics
Will
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.
Ability
First-Rate
Function
Hold
Ideas
Intelligence
Mind
Opposed
Retain
Same
Same Time
Still
Test
Time
The experience of life consists of the experience which the spirit has of itself in matter and as matter, in mind and as mind, in emotion, as emotion, etc.
Consists
Emotion
Etc
Experience
Itself
Life
Matter
Mind
Spirit
Which
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt.
Either
Felt
First
Good
Good Things
Loss
Mind
Rest
Seek
Supplied
Things
Will
It hinders the creative work of the mind if the intellect examines too closely the ideas as they pour in.
Closely
Creative
Creative Work
Hinders
Ideas
Intellect
Mind
Pour
Too
Work
It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view.
Cannot
Look
Mind
Narrow
Points
Subject
Various
View
Which
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a Mind.
Believe
Fables
Frame
Had
Legend
Mind
Rather
Than
Universal
Without
One man that has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men who haven't and don't.
Always
Beat
Knows
Man
Men
Mind
One-Man
Ten
Who
Men are literally lying in bed with their wives when the marriage is essentially over, thinking, 'I've got to get the hell out of here', and have a fantasy woman in mind. Then you get divorced, meet a woman, marry her, and by the time all that goes by, you've aged a few years and are ready to go back to your ex-wife.
Aged
Back
Bed
By The Time
Divorced
Essentially
Ex-Wife
Fantasy
Few
Get
Go
Goes
Got
Hell
A man who cooks is very sexy. A woman who cooks is not that sexy. Because it's associated in our mind to the domestic cliche of the woman.
Associated
Because
Cliche
Cooks
Domestic
Man
Mind
Our
Sexy
Very
Who
Woman
In the books I have written, I have created in my mind a universe. My kids say I have a village in my head and I live in that village, and it's true. When I start writing a book, characters from previous books reappear. All my emotions, my mind, my heart, my dreams, everything becomes connected with a new book, and nothing else really matters.
Becomes
Book
Books
Characters
Connected
Created
Dreams
Else
Emotions
Everything
Head
Heart
Kids
Live
Candor is a proof of both a just frame of mind, and of a good tone of breeding. It is a quality that belongs equally to the honest man and to the gentleman.
Belongs
Both
Breeding
Candor
Equally
Frame
Gentleman
Good
Honest
Honest Man
Just
Man
Mind
Proof
I was just on the edge of getting married, and I was frenzied at the prospect of this great step in my life after having been a bachelor for so long. And I really wanted to take my mind off of the agony, and so I decided to sit down and write a book.
After
Agony
Bachelor
Been
Book
Decided
Down
Edge
Getting
Getting Married
Great
Having
Just
Life
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
Another
Bees
Books
Carry
Mind
Which
I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife.
Against
Always
Been
Democracy
Effective
Manners
Mind
Only
Weapons
The mind can weave itself warmly in the cocoon of its own thoughts, and dwell a hermit anywhere.
Anywhere
Cocoon
Dwell
Hermit
Itself
Mind
Own
Thoughts
Weave
My words in her mind: cold polished stones sinking through a quagmire.
Cold
Her
Mind
Polished
Quagmire
Sinking
Stones
Through
Words
I write about the American dream: if you set your mind to do something, you can do it. My fans know they're getting the real thing.
About
American
American Dream
Dream
Fans
Getting
I Write
Know
Mind
Real
Real Thing
Set
Something
Thing
It is by presence of mind in untried emergencies that the native metal of man is tested.
Emergencies
Man
Metal
Mind
Native
Presence
Tested
To my mind, it is the duty of the younger Negro artist, if he accepts any duties at all from outsiders, to change through the force of his art that old whispering 'I want to be white,' hidden in the aspirations of his people, to 'Why should I want to be white? I am a Negro - and beautiful!'
Accepts
Am
Any
Art
Artist
Aspirations
Beautiful
Change
Duties
Duty
Force
He
Hidden
His
When a man is discontented with himself, it has one advantage - that it puts him into an excellent frame of mind for making a bargain.
Advantage
Bargain
Discontented
Excellent
Frame
Him
Himself
Making
Man
Mind
Puts
One may as well be asleep as to read for anything but to improve his mind and morals, and regulate his conduct.
Anything
Asleep
Conduct
His
Improve
May
Mind
Morals
Read
Regulate
Well
In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
Gains
Itself
Lean
Learns
Mind
Solitude
Strength
Changing your mind is probably one of the most beautiful things people can do. And I've changed my mind about a lot of things over the years.
About
Beautiful
Beautiful Things
Changed
Changing
Lot
Mind
Most
Most Beautiful
Over
People
Things
Years
Your
The majority of people were always sitting in the stands. When I find people who are willing to go against the grain, who are willing to make tremendous sacrifices to change an unjust situation - that's what blows my mind out.
Against
Always
Blows
Change
Find
Go
Grain
Majority
Make
Mind
Out
People
Sacrifices
Sitting
Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.
Actions
Attitude
Crime
Habits
Methods
Mind
Revealed
Revealing
Soul
Tastes
Terribly
Try
Vary
Will
The universe lies before you on the floor, in the air, in the mysterious bodies of your dancers, in your mind. From this voyage no one returns poor or weary.
Air
Before
Bodies
Dancers
Floor
Lies
Mind
Mysterious
No-one
Poor
Returns
Universe
Voyage
Weary
In my own mind, I was sort of a desperate kid.
Desperate
Kid
Mind
My own
Own
Sort
Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength.
After
Along
Become
Cutting
Desire
Desires
Far
God
He
Heart
His
Hunger
Intensely
Learn
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
Mind
More
Original
Powerful
Religion
Solitude
Towards
Will
The center that I cannot find is known to my unconscious mind.
Cannot
Center
Find
Known
Mind
Unconscious
Unconscious mind
I made up my mind long ago that life was too short to do anything for myself that I could pay others to do for me.
Anything
Could
Life
Long
Made
Me
Mind
Myself
Others
Pay
Short
Too
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