92+ Best Brain Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational brain quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

Famous Brain Quotes

The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous. Carl Sagan

Fill your brain with giant dreams so it has no space for petty pursuits. Robin S. Sharma

Our brain is the factory of emotions. Miguel Angel Ruiz

The brain is a muscle that can move the world. Stephen King

If you can be funny, it means you’re intelligent. Your brain is working fast. Amber Valletta

Whatever you do, you must never let the voice in your head control the brain in your heart. Steve Jobs

 I am a brain, Watson. The rest of me is a mere appendix.  Arthur Conan 

The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous. Carl Sagan

From nothing else but the brain come joys, delights, laughter, and sports, and sorrows, griefs, despondency, and lamentations. Hippocrates

Our entire biological system, the brain, and the Earth itself, work on the same frequencies. Nikola Tesla

A baby has brains, but it doesn’t know much. Experience is the only thing that brings knowledge, and the longer you are on earth the more experience you are sure to get. L. Frank Baum

The best brains of the nation may be found on the last benches of the classroom. Abdul Kalam

The emotional brain responds to an event more quickly than the thinking brain. Daniel Goleman

Every human brain is both a broadcasting and receiving station for the vibration of thought. Napoleon Hill

Beauty you’re born with, but brains you earn. Jay Kristoff

Follow your heart but take your brain with you. Alfred Adler

The brain is a muscle of busy hills, the struggle of unthought things with things eternally thought. Joyce Carol Oates

The brain that doesn’t feed itself, eats itself. Gore Vidal

A brain was only capable of what it could conceive, and it couldn’t conceive what it had never experienced. Graham Greene

My Brain is the key that sets me free. Harry Houdini

I not only use all the brains that I have but all I can borrow. Woodrow Wilson

I am a brain, Watson. The rest of me is a mere appendix. Arthur Conan Doyle

I shall ask for brains instead of a heart; for a fool would not know what to do with a heart if he had one. L. Frank Baum

You have to train your brain to be positive just like you work out your body. Shawn Achor

The great events of the world take place in the brain. Oscar Wilde

My brain cannot process failure. It will not process failure. Kobe Bryant

If I could put my brain in her body, the world would be mine for the taking.

No brain, no gain. Stay in school. Michael Jordan

If the human brain were so simple that we could understand it, we would be so simple that we couldn’t. Emerson M. Pugh

We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain. Stephen Hawking

There are billions of neurons in our brains, but what are neurons? Just cells. The brain has no knowledge until connections are made between neurons. All that we know, all that we are, comes from the way our neurons are connected. Tim Berners Lee

Brains first and then Hard Work. A. A. Milne

Follow your heart but take your brain with you. Alfred Adler

 My brain hums with scraps of poetry and madness. Virginia Woolf 

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

A beautiful woman is a beautiful woman, but a beautiful woman with a brain is an absolutely lethal combination. Prabal Gurung

I consider that a man’s brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. Arthur Conan Doyle

You have a brain and mind of your own. Use it, and reach your own decisions. Napoleon Hill

Overall, the human brain is the most complex object known in the universe  known, that is, to itself. E. O. Wilson

When wireless is fully applied the earth will be converted into a huge brain, capable of response in every one of its parts. Nikola Tesla

Don’t let your brain interfere with your heart. Albert Einstein

My brain is only a receiver in the Universe. Nikola Tesla

The brain is the organ of destiny. It holds within its humming mechanism secrets that will determine the future of the human race. Wilder Penfield

Turn off your brain and turn on your heart.

The softest, freest, most pliable and changeful living substance is the brain  the hardest and most iron bound as well. Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Anger may bring extra energy, but it eclipses the best part of our brain: its rationality. The energy of anger is almost always unreliable. Dalai Lama XIV

I shall take the heart. For brains do not make one happy, and happiness is the best thing in the world. L. Frank Baum

Everyone should occasionally break the law in some small and delightful way. It’s good for the hygiene of the brain. Terry Pratchett

The human brain, then, is the most complicated organization of matter that we know. Isaac Asimov

I’m a visual thinker, not a language-based thinker. My brain is like Google Images. Temple Grandin

If you only have brains on your head you would be as good a man as any of them, and a better man than some of them. Brains are the only things worth having in this world, no matter whether one is a crow or a man. L. Frank Baum

Every man, if he so desires, becomes sculptor of his own brain. Santiago Ramón y Cajal

The brain is wider than the sky. Emily Dickinson

Neurons that fire together wire together. You can rewire your brain for higher consciousness by focusing on love. Deepak Chopra

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. Albert Einstein

Never let the brain idle. ‘An idle mind is the devil’s workshop.’ And the devil’s name is Alzheimer’s. George Carlin

The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around. Thomas A. Edison

All beauty comes from beautiful blood and a beautiful brain. Walt Whitman

Memory, the warder of the brain. William Shakespeare

If I never see you again I will always carry you inside outside on my fingertips and at brain edges and in centers centers of what I am of what remains. Charles Bukowski

He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake since for him the spinal cord would suffice. Albert Einstein

Instead of trying to produce a programme to simulate the adult mind, why not rather try to produce one which simulates the child’s? If this were then subjected to an appropriate course of education one would obtain the adult brain. Alan Turing

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. Dalai Lama

And in man is a three-pound brain which, as far as we know, is the most complex and orderly arrangement of matter in the universe. Isaac Asimov

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

Each one of you has something no one else has, or has ever had: your fingerprints, your brain, your heart. Be an individual. Be unique. Stand out. Make noise. Make someone notice. That’s the power of individuals. Jon Bon Jovi

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain. Mark Twain

My fundamental premise about the brain is that its workings  what we sometimes call mind are a consequence of its anatomy and physiology, and nothing more. Carl Sagan

I was one who liked to work with my hands as well as my brain. William Standish Knowles

My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery  always buzzing, humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud. And why? What’s this passion for? Virginia Woolf

You know you’ve got to exercise your brain just like your muscles. Will Rogers

Put a gun to my head and paint the wall with my brains. Chuck Palahniuk

It is the heart and not the brain, That to the highest doth attain. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I try not to get analytical in the writing process. I try to just kind of keep the flow from my brain to my hand as far as the pen is concerned and go with the moment and go with my guts. Quentin Tarantino

If you believe that your thoughts originate inside your brain, do you also believe that television shows are made inside your television set? Warren Ellis

A mob is a group of persons with heads but no brains. Jet Li

The brain desiring things which the body does not want, and the body desiring things which the brain does not allow; the brain giving directions which the body will not follow, and the body giving impulses which the brain cannot. Alan Watts

There are only two great tragedies in life: one is not getting what you want and the other is getting it. Oscar Wilde

As long as our brain is a mystery, the universe, the reflection of the structure of the brain will also be a mystery. Santiago Ramon y Cajal

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. Buddha

When can our brain’s innate objectivity begin to flourish? Only when our inappropriate Self centered subjectivity begins to dissolve. James H. Austin

Sometimes the questions are complicated, and the answers are simple. Dr. Seuss

Mental power cannot be got from ill fed brains. Herbert Spencer

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. Albert Einstein

The brain is wider than the sky, For, put them side by side, The one the other will include With ease, and you beside. Emily Dickinson

Knowing what must be done does away with fear. Rosa Parks

Because we do not understand the brain very well we are constantly tempted to use the latest technology as a model for trying to understand it. In my childhood, we were always assured that the brain was a telephone switchboard. Sherrington, the great British neuroscientist, thought the brain worked like a telegraph system. Freud often compared the brain to hydraulic and electromagnetic systems. Leibniz compared it to a mill At present, obviously, the metaphor is the digital computer. John Searle

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. Søren Kierkegaard

No brain is stronger than its weakest thing. Thomas Lansing Masson

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius

Knowledge fills a large brain; it merely inflates a small one. Sydney J. Harris

Education is not the learning of the facts, but the training of the mind to think. Albert Einstein