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1. "Maybe when I'd wrecked I had hit my head. Could that be it? Did I have a brain injury? Was I hallucinating? I didn't believe that."
Author: A.B. Shepherd
2. "My secret love, Billy Colbert, had to make up the same test.Afterward, we left the chemistry lab together. 'Well, it was long,' Billy said, 'but it wasn't hard.''I thought it was long *and* hard,' I replied.'Oh, cut it out, Rachel,' Billy remonstrated. 'If there's one thing I can't stand, it's brains who pretend they suffer just as much as the rest of us.''I'm not a brain in chemistry,' I protested. 'If I get good grades in science or math, it's because I work. You're the brain in chemistry. I hate that word, brain, anyway. Everyone has a brain, and they're all about the same size, even a moron's."
Author: Barbara Cohen
3. "I think it's so important to keep learning and keep your brain active."
Author: Beverley Mitchell
4. "When did "sentimental" become a pejorative barb? I do not at all share the notion that a piece of music, or a poem, or a film that bypasses the brain and aims straight for the heart . . . should automatically be heaped with scorn. I think it is symptomatic of a sad and dangerous impoverishment of spirit."
Author: Bill Richardson
5. "I've started doing yoga and meditation, but I'm not very good at that kind of thing and turning my brain off."
Author: Cara Delevingne
6. "The emotional brain responds to an event more quickly than the thinking brain."
Author: Daniel Goleman
7. "Your brain is built of cells called neurons and glia - hundreds of billions of them. Each one of these cells is as complicated as a city."
Author: David Eagleman
8. "My experience showed me that the death of the body and the brain are not the end of consciousness, that human experience continues beyond the grave. More important, it continues under the gaze of a God who loves and cares about each one of us and about where the Universe itself and all the beings withing it are ultimately goind."
Author: Eben Alexander
9. "I felt a Cleaving in my Mind-As if my Brain had split-I tried to match it- Seam by Seam-But could not make it fit."
Author: Emily Dickinson
10. "There is a lovable quality about the actual tools. One feels so kindly to the thing that enables the hand to obey the brain. Moreover, one feels a good deal of respect for it; without it the brain and the hand would be helpless."
Author: Gertrude Jekyll
11. "[Howard's] eyes were open and very clear. I'd forgotten what a beautiful gray they were--illness and medicine had regularly glazed them over; now they were bright and attentive, and he was watching me, consciously, through long lashes. Lungs, heart may have stopped but the optic nerves were still sending messages to a brain which, those who should know tell us, does not immediately shut down. So we stared at each other at the end... 'Can you hear me?' I asked him. 'I know you can see me.' Although there was no breath for speech, he now had a sort of wry wiseguy from the Bronx expression on his face which said clearly to me who knew all his expressions, 'So this is the big fucking deal everyone goes on about."
Author: Gore Vidal
12. "A Wrackspurt . . . They're invisible. They float in through your ears and make your brain go fuzzy," she said. "I thought I felt one zooming around in here."
Author: J.K. Rowling
13. "Beauty is a luster which love bestows to guile the eye. Therefore it may be said that only when the brain is without love will the eye look and see no beauty."
Author: Jack Vance
14. "Her lips touched his brain as they touched his lips, as though they were a vehicle of some vague speech and between them he felt an unknown and timid preasure, darker than the swoon of sin, softer than sound or odor."
Author: James Joyce
15. "And" – his voice was soft now – "you're a beautiful girl. If you show the slightest interest in Alec, he'll want to go out with you. I know I would."My skin prickled with goose bumps, a chill in the hot April evening. My brain knew Grayson didn't have the crush on me that I'd imagined when he got mad at me at the airport that afternoon. He wouldn't have asked me to date his brother if he'd been interested in me. But my body didn't know this, or didn't care."
Author: Jennifer Echols
16. "Attention is the way social primates measure status. It is highly rewarding because it causes the release of brain chemicals such as dopamine and endorphins."
Author: Keith Henson
17. "You can't blame yourself for what Socrates did. Those birds came because he wanted them to come, at least a part of him did. The pissed off part. Let that roll around in your brain for a while."Jamie considered this. "No, Eddie. The hurt part, that's what did it."The crow shrieked again. It seemed louder, and that meant it was closer. Or maybe it was another crow, maybe several. Jamie and Eddie looked toward the sky, listening to the screams. Jamie spoke first."We can't let it happen again. We may be the only ones who know the truth about what Socrates can do." "That thought probably has occurred to Socrates too."
Author: Ken Goldman
18. "A brain the size of a pea, cannot achieve what a brain the size of a melon can!!"
Author: Linda Gaine
19. "In common with many who have a brain injury, I initially lost my confidence and felt very vulnerable, as if a protective layer of skin had been stripped away."
Author: Maryam D'Abo
20. "I want to pull very long, multi-colored strings out of my brain and place them next to a bowl of doritos at a party"
Author: Megan Boyle
21. "The coolly logical part of her brain noted almost sardonically that Edilio had a superpower after all: being Edilio."
Author: Micheal Grant
22. "We are part of nature, a product of a long evolutionary journey. To some degree, we carry the ancient oceans in our blood. … Our brains and nervous systems did not suddenly spring into existence without long antecedents in natural history. That which we most prize as integral to our humanity - our extraordinary capacity to think on complex conceptual levels - can be traced back to the nerve network of primitive invertebrates, the ganglia of a mollusk, the spinal cord of a fish, the brain of an amphibian, and the cerebral cortex of a primate."
Author: Murray Bookchin
23. "I want my brain to slide back into the slot it was meant to be in, rest there the way it did before the fall of last year, back when I was young, witty, and my teachers said I had incredible promise."
Author: Ned Vizzini
24. "There would be little reason to lie down at night without the possibility of seeing things bigger and more amazing than the average day might bright about. Why pick up a pen or type on a keyboard if there's no imagination or wonder left to behold? I would hate to be in the position of hoping for nothing simply because my brain can no longer dream."
Author: Obert Skye
25. "And then I wonder who I'm looking at. All these people must have their dreams, too. And maybe that's why they're on the bus to New York City. Maybe they want to be dancers, or singers, or run big companies, or sell inventions. It's strange to try to think of everyone else like that, like my brain isn't big enough to hold all their stories together inside my head, and it makes me feel wobbly to try and imagine all the hopes and dreams that fill up this bus."
Author: Sarah Rubin
26. "What I always want is to have several little 'aha' moments where your brain is very happy."
Author: Scott Kim
27. "While his brain lay slowly dying, Bevan felt his body come back to life."
Author: Stephanie Bedwell Grime
28. "The War went on far too long... It was too vast for its meaning, like a giant with the brain of a midge. Its epic proportions were grotesquely out of scale, seeing what it was fought to settle. It was far too indecisive. It settled nothing, as it meant nothing. Indeed, it was impossible to escape the feeling that it was not meant to settle anything - that could have any meaning, or be of any advantage, to the general run of men."
Author: Wyndham Lewis

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