110 Central Nervous System Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of central nervous system quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about human brain.

The Most Famous Central Nervous System Quotes (Best in 2024)

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The brain is a complex biological organ of great computational capability that constructs our sensory experiences, regulates our thoughts and emotions, and control our actions. — Eric Kandel

The gut-brain axis is a fascinating area of research with huge implications for health and disease. — Rhonda Patrick

...all the most acute, most powerful, and most deadly diseases, and those which are most difficult to be understood by the inexperienced, fall upon the brain. — Hippocrates

The brain is a world consisting of a number of unexplored continents and great stretches of unknown territory. — Santiago Ramon y Cajal

As many know, brain injury comes in many forms. The two most prevalent brain injuries - stroke and trauma - affect more than 2.2 million Americans, and these numbers are expected to grow. — Allyson Schwartz

It turns out that moving our muscles produces proteins that travel through the bloodstream and into the brain, where they play pivotal roles in the mechanisms of our highest thought processes. — John Ratey

It is essential to understand our brains in some detail if we are to assess correctly our place in this vast and complicated universe we see all around us. — Francis Crick

Look to the nervous system as the key to maximum health. — Galen

There is no scientific study more vital to man than the study of his own brain. Our entire view of the universe depends on it. — Francis Crick

Your gut is not just a digestive organ, it's an information superhighway that connects your brain and your body. — Steven Gundry

Nervous System Quotes

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When we talk mathematics, we may be discussing a secondary language built on the primary language of the nervous system. — John Von Neumann

Well, much of my research over the years has been on stress, and the adverse effects of stress on the health of the central nervous system. All things considered, I've been astonishingly unhelped by my own research. — Robert M. Sapolsky

Your guts also have about 100 million nerves, more than the number of nerves in your spinal cord or your entire peripheral nervous system. — Daniel Lieberman

Central nervous system quote The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and co
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a pattern of systems.

For me there is something primitively soothing about this music, and it went straight to my nervous system, making me feel ten feet tall. — Eric Clapton

The computer is the most extraordinary of man's technological clothing; it's an extension of our central nervous system. Beside it, the wheel is a mere hula-hoop. — Marshall McLuhan

Advertising is poison gas. It should bring tears to your eyes, unhinge your nervous system and knock you out. — George Lois

Central nervous system quote Our entire biological system, the brain and the earth itself, work on the same f
Our entire biological system, the brain and the earth itself, work on the same frequencies.

In the stock market a good nervous system is even more important than a good head. — Philip Arthur Fisher

The juvenile sea squirt wanders through the sea searching for a suitable rock or hunk of coral to cling to and make its home for life. For this task, it has a rudimentary nervous system. When it finds its spot and takes root, it doesn't need its brain anymore so it eats it! — Daniel Dennett

There is no fixed physical reality, no single perception of the world, just numerous ways of interpreting world views as dictated by one's nervous system and the specific environment of our planetary existence. — Deepak Chopra

O tequila, savage water of sorcery, what confusion and mischief your sly, rebellious drops do generate — Tom Robbins

Human Brain Quotes

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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

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

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Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain. — Edward De Bono

Central nervous system quote Someone asked me the other day if I believe in conspiracies. Well, sure. Here's
Someone asked me the other day if I believe in conspiracies. Well, sure. Here's one. It is called political system. It is nothing if not a giant conspiracy to rob, trick and subjugate the population.

Basic human contact - the meeting of eyes, the exchanging of words - is to the psyche what oxygen is to the brain. If you're feeling abandoned by the world, interact with anyone you can. — Martha Beck

Studies suggest that humans spend as much as 40 percent of our speech time informing others about our own subjective experiences. It’s believed that doing this fires up neural pathways associated with reward and activates addiction centers in the brain such as the nucleus accumbens. — Rangan Chatterjee

The enormity of the universe revealed by science cannot readily be grasped by the human brain, but the music of The Planets enables the mind to acquire some comprehension of the vastness of space where rational understanding fails. — Gustav Holst

Central nervous system quote I must create a system, or be enslaved by another mans; I will not reason
I must create a system, or be enslaved by another mans; I will not reason

Since we humans have the better brain, isn't it our responsibility to protect our fellow creatures from, oddly enough, ourselves? — Joy Adamson

The most important kind of human communication happens when our brains send information to other brains through complex patterns of air pressure waves. Have you ever stopped and thought about how incredible that is? — Tim Urban

Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010, and personal computers will do so by about 2020. — Ray Kurzweil

Humans cannot communicate; not even their brains can communicate; not even their conscious minds can communicate. Only communication can communicate. — Niklas Luhmann

Spinal Cord Quotes

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Literally right this second, there are over five hundred million nerves in your intestines sending feedback to your brain through the vagus nerve. That’s five times more nerves than you’ll find in your spinal cord. That is a lot of information! — Will Bulsiewicz

The moral truth here is obvious: anyone who feels that the interests of a blastocyst just might supersede the interests of a child with a spinal cord injury has had his moral sense blinded by religious metaphysics. — Sam Harris

Atonement is the brain and spinal cord of Christianity. Take away the cleansing blood, and what is left to the guilty? — Charles Spurgeon

Using adult stem cells drawn from bone marrow and umbilical cord blood system cells, scientists have discovered new treatments for scores of diseases and conditions such as Parkinson's disease, juvenile diabetes, and spinal cord injuries. — Nathan Deal

Faint hearts are encouraged when they read about others who, despite amputation, spinal cord injury, or psychiatric disorders have a vibrant trust and confidence in God. — Joni Eareckson Tada

Once I had kids, my whole attitude changed. I was like, "You make a spinal cord from scratch and we'll talk." — Pat Benatar

I have arthritis. The space around my spinal cord has become compressed. — Carrie Ann Inaba

Proximity to power has an unsurprising ability to mutate a politician's spinal cord into bright yellow jelly. — Tariq Ali

He solved at a stroke the great question of the direction of nerve-currents in their travel through brain and spinal cord. — Charles Scott Sherrington

It's been studied to the point where we know that the impact on humans would be from consuming the most infected parts of the cow; that is, the brain and the spinal cord. — Ann Veneman

Neurological Quotes

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Fiction is a branch of neurology: the scenarios of nerve and blood vessels are the written mythologies of memory and desire. — J. G. Ballard

Breathing affects your respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological, gastrointestinal, muscular, and psychic systems, and also has a general affect on your sleep, memory, ability to concentrate, and your energy levels. — Donna Farhi

I think flying planes into a building was a faith-based initiative. I think religion is a neurological disorder. — Bill Maher

I think what's known about neurology is still scattered and uncertain — Clifford Geertz

Every nervous system creates its own "reality," minute by minute - we live inside a "bubble" of neural abstractions which we identify with reality. You can make this neurological fact into conscious experience, and you will never be bored or depressed again. — Robert Anton Wilson

Science is showing us that there are neurological (brain) factors that contribute to self-control and willpower, along with learning and upbringing. And when these brain systems are functioning improperly or become damaged, normal levels of self-control and willpower are impossible. — Russell Barkley

Neurology and psychiatry should be treating the same organ. — Alice Weaver Flaherty

I regard music therapy as a tool of great power in many neurological disorders -- Parkinson's and Alzheimer's -- because of its unique capacity to organize or reorganize cerebral function when it has been damaged. — Oliver Sacks

We need to habituate better thinking to appreciate more of your day because that has a neurological correlate. — Goldie Hawn

Dyslexia is a neurological issue, not a character flaw. — James Redford

Neuroscience Quotes

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Roivant does not view - and has never viewed - Axovant as simply a vehicle for developing intepirdine, but instead as a platform for the development of high-impact drugs in dementia and the neuroscience field more generally. — Vivek Ramaswamy

More may have been learned about the brain and the mind in the 1990s - the so-called decade of the brain - than during the entire previous history of psychology and neuroscience. — Antonio Damasio

Genetics is crude, but neuroscience goes directly to work on the brain, and the mind follows. — Leon Kass

When it comes to exploring the mind in the framework of cognitive neuroscience, the maximal yield of data comes from integrating what a person experiences - the first person - with what the measurements show - the third person. — Daniel Goleman

Within psychology and neuroscience, some new and rigorous experimental paradigms for studying consciousness have helped it begin to overcome the stigma that has been attached to the topic for most of this century. — David Chalmers

The neuroscience area - which is absolutely in its infancy - is much more important than genetics. — Leon Kass

Anyway, there is a lot of really interesting work going on in the neuroscience and psychology of consciousness, and I would love to see philosophers become more closely involved with this. — David Chalmers

My name is Matthew Walker, I am a professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. — Matthew Walker

Actually, I think my view is compatible with much of the work going on now in neuroscience and psychology, where people are studying the relationship of consciousness to neural and cognitive processes without really trying to reduce it to those processes. — David Chalmers

Although many philosophers used to dismiss the relevance of neuroscience on grounds that what mattered was the software, not the hardware, increasingly philosophers have come to recognize that understanding how the brain works is essential to understanding the mind. — Patricia Churchland

Cerebral Quotes

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I have a son, Mason, who is disabled - cerebral palsy - and he does not walk independently, sit independently or speak. He uses a talking computer. I started becoming an advocate for him when he was 3 years old. — Laura San Giacomo

Political campaigns are designedly made into emotional orgies which endeavor to distract attention from the real issues involved, and they actually paralyze what slight powers of cerebration man can normally muster. — James Harvey Robinson

Chess is a natural cerebral high. — Walter Browne

Some people try to get very philosophical and cerebral about what they're trying to say with jazz. You don't need any prologues, you just play. If you have something to say of any worth then people will listen to you. — Oscar Peterson

Psychoanalysts are not occupied with the minds of their patients; they do not believe in the mind but in a cerebral intestine. — Bernard Berenson

The scientific mind is atrophied, and suffers under inherited cerebral weakness, when it comes in contact with the eternal woman--Astarte, Isis, Demeter, Aphrodite, and the last and greatest deity of all, the Virgin. — Henry Adams

You're told that you're in your head too much, a phrase that's often deployed against the quiet and cerebral. Or maybe there's another word for such people: thinkers. — Susan Cain

I'm just a man on a mission, to prove my disability hasn't won — Robert M. Hensel

The Neurosciences do not exist exclusively to understand man's nature. They also serve a social function, such as in the treatment of the cerebral diseases or when helping us to have a more pleasant and constructive life. It is a thing that one could explore well. — Rodolfo Llinas

I completely admire my mother for raising a child with cerebral palsy at home. — Natalia Vodianova

Brain Surgery Quotes

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Calling fishing a hobby is like calling brain surgery a job. — Paul Schullery

Filmmaking is a huge privilege; it's not brain surgery. It's art, and art is supposed to be an enjoyable process, and it is an enjoyable experience for me. — Lake Bell

Brain surgery is a terrible profession. If I did not feel it will become different in my lifetime, I should hate it. — Wilder Penfield

The fact that there is no such thing as a perfect anti-sepsis does not mean that one might as well do brain surgery in a sewer. — Robert Solow

Unpredictability. Accidents. Not good when you’re engaging in, say, brain surgery, but when lighting...wonderful! — Joe McNally

This is brain surgery. Ski masks on my bullets, let 'em commit brain burglary. Emergency, it's an emergency. Someone in all black left the whole scene burgundy. — Lil Wayne

Painting is as difficult as brain surgery. It's not that relaxing. But that's the discipline. — Jamie Wyeth

I was angry at my parents when I had to have brain surgery, that they weren't still around, because no matter how old you are you want you parents when you're going through something like that. — Rosanne Cash

When you're making a film you start living with it, and I find myself sitting down and figuring out a sound or melody that would go with a film, or a particular period. It's not brain surgery, you just kind of feel it along. — Clint Eastwood

I think I'm still trying to find my feet as an actor. And I know it ain't brain surgery, but it confuses me and it comes between me and my sleep a lot. — Colin Farrell

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More Central Nervous System Quotes

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When it comes to having a central nervous system, and the ability to feel pain, hunger, and thirst, a rat is a pig is a dog is a boy. — Ingrid Newkirk

Our environmental problems originate in the hubris of imagining ourselves as the central nervous system or the brain of nature. We're not the brain, we are a cancer on nature. — David Foreman

The electric age ... established a global network that has much the character of our central nervous system. — Marshall McLuhan

Without discipline in spiritual pursuits, the central nervous system doesn't have a chance to adjust and grow with the increased demand. It would be like putting a high voltage into a small bulb—it is bound to explode. — Sivananda Radha Saraswati

There is simply no other exercise, and certainly no machine, that produces the level ofmuscular stimulation and growththan the correctly performed full squat. — Mark Rippetoe

Freedom is when you really get your own powers which are within you. — Nirmala Srivastava

Perhaps of all the most basic elements of music, rhythm most directly affects our central nervous system. — George Crumb

Laughter puts your brain, your central nervous system and your whole being into a state of free play. — Max Eastman

Perfect replication is the enemy of any robust system... Lacking a central nervous system much less a brain the parasite is a simple system designed to compromise a very specific target host. The more uniform the host, the more effective the infestation. — Daniel Suarez

The wheel is an extension of the foot, the book is an extension of the eye, clothing an extension of the skin, electric circuitry an extension of the central nervous system. — Marshall McLuhan

I can say, if I like, that social insects behave like the working parts of an immense central nervous system: the termite colony is an enormous brain on millions of legs; the individual termite is a mobile neurone. — Lewis Thomas

Freedom is when you really get your own powers which are within you. In your central nervous system and in your conscious mind, you must feel the existence of the spirit. — Nirmala Srivastava

Now tequila may be the favored beverage of outlaws but that doesn't mean it gives them preferential treatment. In fact, tequila probably has betrayed as many outlaws as has the central nervous system and dissatisfied wives. Tequila, scorpion honey, harsh dew of the doglands, essence of Aztec, crema de cacti; tequila, oily and thermal like the sun in solution; tequila, liquid geometry of passion; Tequila, the buzzard god who copulates in midair with the ascending souls of dying virgins; tequila, firebug in the house of good taste; O tequila, savage water of sorcery, what confusion and mischief your sly, rebellious drops do generate! — Tom Robbins

Museums are custodians of epiphanies, and these epiphanies enter the central nervous system and deep recesses of the mind. — George Lois

You cannot intellectualize the Divine. You have to experience it on your central nervous system. — Nirmala Srivastava

He smiles so much, I don't think he has a central nervous system. — Lewis Black

Culture now spreads at central nervous system speed. It’s a shame that compassion doesn’t. — Dean Cavanagh

As scientists you must keep your minds open. There is no use having blind faith in Me, in Sahaja Yoga, in anything because blindness will never give you reality. But you should be open like scientists are and whatever hypothesis I am putting before you, you have to feel it on your central nervous system. — Nirmala Srivastava

The deep secret of the brain is that not only the spinal cord but the entire central nervous system works this way: internally generated activity is modulated by sensory input. In this view, the difference between being awake and being asleep is merely that the data coming in from the eyes anchors the perception. — David Eagleman

Since with electricity we extend our central nervous system globally, instantly interrelating every human experience. — Marshall McLuhan

There is simply no other exercise, and certainly no machine, that produces the level of central nervous system activity, improved balance and coordination, skeletal loading and bone density enhancement, muscular stimulation and growth, connective tissue stress and strength, psychological demand and toughness, and overall systemic conditioning than the correctly performed full squat. — Mark Rippetoe

Now the truth is that the Spirit is within you and you are the Spirit. You are the beauty, the bliss and the joy of that Spirit. That's what you are . Because your attention is not there, that's why you cannot feel your Spirit. But your Spirit exists; it is within you, in your heart, waiting for a moment to come into your conscious mind, to be felt by you in your central nervous system. It's all there, built within you. — Nirmala Srivastava

It is only the Sahasrara has to grow, not the Spirit. The more sensitive the Sahasrara is, the more it receives the spiritual qualities of the Spirit. Actually the peace is felt in the Sahasrara. The bliss is also felt in the Sahasrara because that is the brain and the brain is the epitome of our nervous system, central nervous system, of consciousness itself. — Nirmala Srivastava

What we have to understand that we have to believe into things which can be proved. Now the time has come that Divine itself has to be proved. That God Almighty has to be proved. That Christ as a son of God has to be proved, that His birth as immaculate conception has to be proved. Not by argument, not by reasoning, nor by blind faith but by actualization on your central nervous system. — Nirmala Srivastava

One has to know what is the ultimate goal of our life. The ultimate goal of our evolution is to become the Spirit, which is the reflection of God Almighty in our heart. That is self identity and also self knowledge. Also, one becomes one with the all-pervading Divine power of love. Our awareness is enlightened by the Spirit and Divine vibrations start flowing through our central nervous system enlightening our being. — Nirmala Srivastava

The experience of truth has to be felt on the central nervous system. — Nirmala Srivastava

I've come to see our central nervous system as a kind of vintage switchboard, all thick foam wires and old-fashioned plugs. The circuitry isn't properly equipped; after a surplus of emotional information the system overloads, the circuit breaks, the board runs dark. That's what shock is. — Darin Strauss

With the arrival of electric technology, man extended, or set outside himself, a live model of the central nervous system itself. To the degree that this is so, it is a development that suggests a desperate and suicidal autoamputation, as if the central nervous system could no longer depend on the physical organs to be protective buffers against the slings and arrows of outrageous mechanism. — Marshall McLuhan

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