Brain Quotes


Quotes about the brain

  • “Aristotle taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons.” ~ Will Cuppy, The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody, 1950
  • “Brain, n. An apparatus with which we think we think.” ~ Ambrose Bierce
  • “The Human Brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public!” – Sir George Jessel
  • “I was taught that the human brain was the crowning glory of evolution so far, but I think it’s a very poor scheme for survival.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut
  • “Do we trivialize a sublime feeling if we appreciate its dependence on the brain? Not in the least. Its significance does not depend on its being a soul state or a brain state…Humility bids us to take ourselves as we are; we do not have to be cosmically significant to be genuinely significant.” -Brain-Wise by Patricia Churchland
  • “We do have an organ for understanding and recognizing moral facts. It is called the brain.” -A Neurocomputational Perspective by Paul Churchland
  • “My Brain: it’s my second favorite organ.” ~ Woody Allen
  • “I am a brain, Watson. The rest of me is a mere appendix.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle
  • “We know the human brain is a device to keep the ears from grating on one another.” Peter De Vries
  • “The mind is what the brain does for a living.” ~ Bert Peeters
  • “The brain has the potential to unlock secrets unknown. We poor blind, deaf, mute, barbaric humans just have no idea how to unlock that potential.” ~ Anonymous
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