Top 60 Cerebral Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Cerebral Quotes from famous people such as Liz Phair, Bill Lee, Chris Pine, Johann Johannsson, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I'm very cerebral. I like to think things through.

I’m very cerebral. I like to think things through.
Liz Phair
When cerebral processes enter into sports, you start screwing up. It’s like the Constitution, which says separate church and state. You have to separate mind and body.
Bill Lee
I’m more cerebral than I want to be.
Chris Pine
I try not to obfuscate or to be to obscure or to be too cerebral. I like to work on a visceral, emotional level.
Johann Johannsson
I have my father’s lopsided mouth. When I smile, my lips slope to one side. My doctor sister calls it my cerebral palsy mouth. I am very much a daddy’s girl, and even though I would rather my smile wasn’t crooked, there is something moving for me about having a mouth exactly like my father’s.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Football’s always been cerebral. The most important thing is thinking fast.
Thiago Alcantara
I love the opportunity to use my full range, and so playing in the comedy ‘Black-ish’ gives me the opportunity to show my lighter side, and playing in this beautiful, elegant horror story of ‘Hannibal,’ I get to use my darker and more cerebral side. It’s really wonderful.
Laurence Fishburne
What I love about L.A. and Washington, D.C. is that they’re almost the opposite of each other. L.A. is a very creative space while D.C. is a very cerebral space. So, they’re the ying and the yang in my world. I like them both for their own reasons.
Kal Penn
My mother, Laura Sumner, had cerebral palsy. She was born absolutely fine, but after about three days, she started having convulsions that left her with a condition that would confine her to a wheelchair her entire life.
Bernard Sumner
I completely admire my mother for raising a child with cerebral palsy at home.
Natalia Vodianova
He is far too intelligent to become really cerebral.
Ursula K. Le Guin
I think Rush have always had this reputation, particularly to non-fans, of being an ultra-serious and cerebral group when, in fact, the reverse is true. We don’t take ourselves seriously at all. Sure, we take our music seriously, but that’s altogether different.
Alex Lifeson
Much literary criticism comes from people for whom extreme specialization is a cover for either grave cerebral inadequacy or terminal laziness, the latter being a much cherished aspect of academic freedom.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Tolerance is not really a lived virtue; it’s more of a cerebral ascent.
Krista Tippett
The last few years I’ve had to force myself to go out and be more involved the world because I can get a bit more cerebral and escape into characters and the world of characters. But now I guess I escape into stories about ‘Wilfred.’
Jason Gann
I was walking downtown and the drunk tank stopped and picked me up… I was like, ‘Wait a minute here fellas, there’s a misunderstanding. I’m not drunk. I have cerebral palsy.’ They were like, ‘That’s a pretty big word for a drunk.’
Josh Blue
Smell is a very animal thing, almost reptilian, where the more cerebral things like reading less so.
Iain Banks
From the days when I was a kid, and I would sit at the dinner table with Dad, we would debate everything, from the best hamburger in the world to the most important news items. We always had real challenging conversations. That translated to hanging out with my buddies. It wasn’t always something cerebral or important.
Will Cain
I love Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton. I also love more cerebral poets like H.D. and Emily Dickinson. My parents subscribed to a monthly poetry periodical, and as a teenager I was introduced to Denise Levertov, who was an influence.
Francesca Lia Block
I have a Children’s Charity in Cuckfield, West Sussex, which helps young children affected by cerebral palsy and associated disorders. The perseverance these young people display every day is inspirational.
Vera Lynn
The quality of our reading is not only an index of the quality of our thought; it is our best-known route to developing whole new pathways in the cerebral evolution of our species.
Maryanne Wolf
My show is not all about the cerebral palsy, but it definitely comes from that point of view. I tried to do my show from a Southern belle point of view, but that didn’t work quite right.
Josh Blue
Neck-down comedy was no longer valid after the 1980s alternative comedy revolution. Everything became about the cerebral. And with that came positive things – it helped get rid of some of the sexism and homophobia – but it also meant a lot of physical comedy was lost.
Lee Mack
I am a hardcore foodie, which means I love to eat. I was also born with cerebral palsy, which means I shake all the time – so cooking is not my thing, as I am banned from being around knives and fire. Those who cannot cook, watch, and I am obsessed with cooking shows.
Maysoon Zayid
I had an education at a mainstream school, I went to university, I got a job and with my cerebral palsy have been a successful and independent human being and I am proud of who I am.
Rosie Jones
I just knew I had it, but my mum and dad were always great, and it was always a thing I had but a thing that wasn’t bad. It was just saying like, I have brown hair, I have brown eyes, and I’ve got cerebral palsy.
Rosie Jones
Often I play, especially on television, a lot of smart lawyer people and cerebral types.
Laila Robins
Our only president who has died as U.S. commander in chief in war is Franklin Delano Roosevelt – who died of a cerebral hemorrhage or massive stroke on April 12, 1945, only three weeks before the unconditional surrender of the German armed forces he had laid down as implacable Allied policy two years before.
Nigel Hamilton
I don’t personally do movies for myself and a faction of very cerebral cinephiles – I do it for everybody and wish for the largest amount of people to relish whatever they find they can relish in.
Xavier Dolan
I’d love to see a sitcom about someone with cerebral palsy.
Josh Blue
We live in a cerebral society, in which we have forgotten how fascinating strength is.
Patrik Baboumian
People think writing is a very distinguished, cerebral

People think writing is a very distinguished, cerebral thing, where all you do is write. It doesn’t work that way. People have to see online promotions, see piles of your book in stores, and you have to make sure the guy recommends it!
Ravi Subramanian
No matter how good of an actor I am, I can’t un-act having cerebral palsy.
Josh Blue
I’m not an advocate for disability issues. Human issues are what interest me. You can’t possibly speak for a diverse group of people. I don’t know what it’s like to be an arm amputee, or have even one flesh-and-bone leg, or to have cerebral palsy.
Aimee Mullins
Oh, my goodness, when you’re a mother and you just give birth to a child with spina bifida and – or Down’s Syndrome or cerebral palsy, there’s a bit of a shock you’re going to have to go through, a bit of an adjustment curve.
Joni Eareckson Tada
In Seattle, I’ve talked about how Pete Carroll is such… I’m kind of surprised at the variety of styles that successful coaches can have. Some are very communicative and positive and energized – like, Pete Carroll has all that in spades. Some of them are more cerebral; some are more directive.
Paul Allen
I like the cerebral process.
Charlaine Harris
Albums tend to dictate what they need. Every time I have made an album it sort of feels like it is decided for me how that album is going to sound; it is not really a cerebral decision where you sit down and decide that you are going to make an album that sounds like ‘this.’
KT Tunstall
Biden is actually a wonk at heart. Despite his gaffes, he’s very cerebral.
Andrew Shaffer
We need our children in Jamaica – especially those suffering with dyslexia, autism, cerebral palsy – to get more attention.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
I’m not a particularly cerebral writer. I unabashedly go for the belly.
Christopher Buckley
If I were not a black artist but I was still singing, playing guitar, and singing ballads that are spiritual and cerebral, I’d be easier to market because people accept that from white female singer-songwriters faster.
India Arie
The Blue Brain project expects to have a full human-scale simulation of the cerebral cortex by 2018. I think that’s a little optimistic, actually, but I do make the case that by 2029 we will have very detailed models and simulations of all the different brain regions.
Ray Kurzweil
I want a performance style that’s more cerebral and emotional than physical. I want to be a creative artist, not a whirling dervish.
Scott Weiland
My cerebral cortex, the gray matter that MIT neuroscientist Steven Pinker likens to ‘a large sheet of two-dimensional tissue that has been wadded up to fit inside the spherical skull,’ is riddled instead of whole.
Floyd Skloot
‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ is the best movie for a guy like me. A cerebral adventure. A moving story. A bunch of little green men.
Tom DeLonge
I have a formal education, but there’s a whole lot you don’t learn in school. And you only have so much time to figure it out. No matter how cerebral, celestial, how ethnic, there’s a span of time here.
Sixto Rodriguez
When I was born, I had a birth injury in my second and third vertebrae. It gave me what they called spastic paralysis, which is actually cerebral palsy.
Leon Russell
Nobody ever thought of me as dumb. They always knew me as cerebral, a thinking person. Educated and so on. But I was always given glamorous roles.
Zeenat Aman
I think my music is experimental, playful, challenging, focused, fun. I don’t want it to be thought of as trying to appeal to a certain type of person or being very cerebral.
Julia Holter
We have to show respect for that woman who has cerebral palsy and had no choice in her condition, that needs help, and we should help.
Thom Tillis
Regarding having Cerebral Palsy, I know realistically that I can’t go up there on stage and ignore it.
Josh Blue
I always had, deep down, a slight aversion toward the purely cerebral in music.
Esa-Pekka Salonen
‘Trek’ is probably more cerebral and philosophical. ‘Stargate’ does seat-of-the-pants adventure and humor better.
Robert Picardo
I was a teenage idol, but not the one that the girls would put up on their walls, like Fabian and Frankie Avalon. I was more cerebral, like a Roy Orbison or a Buddy Holly. I was one of the few who could write songs.
Neil Sedaka
Leadership is loud. It is quiet. It is thoughtful and emotional and cerebral and nerdy and goofy and joyful and motivating.
Julie Foudy
I think I’m a very cerebral player.
Eric Reid
Acting requires emotional flexibility and demands, and directing is more cerebral and managerial and a tactical kind of thing.
Tim Matheson
It seems that jazz is more cerebral and more mathematical in a sense.
Rita Coolidge
For me, cerebral palsy wasn’t the biggest deal, because I always had it. You know, you always work with what you got.
Zach Anner