After many years of research on how the human brain learns to read, I came to an unsettlingly simple conclusion: We humans were never born to read.
— Maryanne Wolf
Biology gives you a brain. Life turns it into a mind.
― Jeffrey Eugenides, Middlesex
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
“I am a brain, Watson. The rest of me is a mere appendix.”
― Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone
The human brain has 100 billion neurons, each neuron connected to 10 thousand other neurons. Sitting on your shoulders is the most complicated object in the known universe.
— Michio Kaku
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
When I look at the human brain I’m still in awe of it.
— Ben Carson
As a college student, what really interested me was the human brain and human intelligence.
— Sebastian Thrun
The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.
— George Jessel
The human brain is probably one of the most complex single objects on the face of the earth; I think it is, quite honestly.
— Bill Viola