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Date: 2017

"Your mind resembles a roaring wind tunnel."

— Kureishi, Hanif (b. 1954)

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Date: 2017

"His cradle a sheet under his belly, his butt like tongs, my mind a salad."

— Killian, Kevin (b. 1952)

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Date: October 10, 2017

"The words are arbitrary but the thoughts are not. Their meaning is laid up in the vaults of the mind."

— Ground, Ian

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Date: January 12, 2018

"He also shared some thoughts about James Comey--if, by thoughts, you mean the products of the dying sparks of sputtering synapses."

— Pierce, Charles P. (b. 1953)

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Date: 2018

"[A]ll the thoughts we produce are organized like clothes in a wardrobe, with trousers on one shelf, sweaters on another."

— Knausgaard, Karl Ove (b. 1968)

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Date: February, 2018

"They run constantly in the back of your mind and create more suspense when you ignore them than when you track every detail."

— Kirn, Walter (b. August 3, 1962)

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Date: 2018

"Get in the mind shaft."

— White, Jack [John Anthony] (b. July 9, 1975)

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Date: April 11, 2018

"The perpetual fog that clouds his thinking has not lifted an inch; if anything, it is becoming ever more impenetrable."

— Boot, Max (b. 1969 )

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Date: April 28, 2018

"Some magazine stories are fishhooks; they work their way into your mind and don't come out."

— Douthat, Ross (b. November 28, 1979)

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Date: May 4, 2018

"A few decades before Freud, Nietzsche preached that those of us who are called to search ourselves need to go into the inner labyrinth and hunt down the instincts and passions that blossom into our pet theories and moral judgments."

— Marino, Gordon

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The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.