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Date: 1670, rev. 1678

"Youth and white paper take any impression."

— Ray [formerly Wray], John (1627-1705)

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Date: 1697

"We may imprint in our Minds, and fix things in Memory, by thinking upon their Contraries or Opposites; and we may by the same means better remember things that are almost blotted out of our Imagination."

— D'Assigny, Marius (1643-1717)

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