Thought Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Thought

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The writer's joy is the thought that can become emotion, the emotion that can wholly become a thought.
~By Thomas Mann ~


And so much of my life has been about returning home and longing for home, wanting my children to know about my roots. And I thought I can't be the only one to feel this way so I thought it would be an interesting topic to explore.
~By Sela Ward ~


But on second thought, after I decreed the state of emergency, I came to the conclusion that that was impossible to achieve without bloodshed because the street protesters were full of anger and nearly out of control. This is why I thought we needed to find another way out.
~By Eduard Shevardnadze ~


Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.
~By Alan Cohen ~


The Unhappy may, possibly, by indulging Thought, hit on some lucky Stratagem for the Relief of his Misfortunes, and the Happy may be infinitely more so by contemplating on his Condition.
~By Eliza Haywood ~


All I ever thought was, 'I'm going to do this as long as I can, and if I can't get paid at it, I'll be a bum doing it.' And so, here I am.
~By Bruce Cockburn ~


My father thought sport was something fun - he didn't know it was a way to make money. Then I won a Mercedes at the world championships and I gave it to him. From the moment it arrived my father said: 'Good, you can support not just yourself but me too'.
~By Haile Gebrselassie ~


I started writing books for children because I could illustrate them myself and because, in my innocence, I thought they'd be easier.
~By Mark Haddon ~


Those who live by the sea can hardly form a single thought of which the sea would not be part.
~By Hermann Broch ~


Disney had such a hold on the mind of America-they were Adolf Hitler. The whole country thought Disney was some sort of god and that animation was some sort of pure thing for children.
~By Ralph Bakshi ~


My sister and I said, Dad, are you doing to do anything about that? And he mentioned treatments other people sent him that he'd been working on. So we thought it would be kind of cool to give these guys a real script.
~By Rae Dawn Chong ~


So I picked a field where I had a little exposure. Where I thought I could have an enormous challenge, and have a chance to really do some good, to be a pioneer in an area, and not just be like everyone else.
~By Henry Kravis ~


I knew I wasn't a baseball writer. I was scared to death. I really was afraid to talk to players, and I didn't want to go into the press box because I thought I was faking it.
~By Roger Angell ~


Canada evolved within the British Empire: it inherited the Parliamentary system, the Cabinet system and all the other features of the British constitutional system which had been in place, for the most part, for several centuries before Canada was even thought of.
~By Stockwell Day ~


Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense.
~By Carl Sagan ~


Today 23 years ago dear Grandmama died. I wonder what she would have thought of a Labour Government.
~By King George V ~


I never thought I want to do anything, really, except not go to work properly and turn up at the same place every day and eat sandwiches in the same canteen, if I can possibly help it, as I don't think I'd be very good at it.
~By Dylan Moran ~


When I was coming up, I practiced all the time because I thought if I didn't I couldn't do my best.
~By Herbie Hancock ~


The virtues of science are skepticism and independence of thought.
~By Walter Gilbert ~


A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


I've always thought of the T-shirt as the Alpha and Omega of the fashion alphabet.
~By Giorgio Armani ~


That makes me think of the 2002 World Cup Final above all else. Nobody thought at the time that our team would get through to the Final against Brazil. We should remember that this summer.
~By Angela Merkel ~


I wonder how many people would have thought at the end of World War II that the capitalist system would be one that was meeting the challenges and making things better for people as we approach the 21st century.
~By Sanford I. Weill ~


I've always had a fascination for animals. I loved watching them, and even then I thought of them as beings rather than pets. I call it a birth affect!
~By Tippi Hedren ~


As an adult (after college) and as an artist I thought about what was real, what sustained me - it was Christian Science. I was using that when I didn't know it. Saying yes to the Light and your better instinct.
~By Alfre Woodard ~


I was heartbroken at the end of that, because I thought that was going to be it for me. Somehow I had worked my way into this movie and it had exposed me to people and I had a chance to be an actor, which I loved, but I didn't think it was ever going to happen again.
~By Jason Schwartzman ~


A person may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him a prisoner.
~By Edward F. Halifax ~


I loved the movies and I wanted to be like Marilyn Monroe. I thought she was so glamorous and everyone seemed to love her. I wanted to be like that and I told everyone I would be the next Marilyn Monroe.
~By Sharon Stone ~


A man has always to be busy with his thoughts if anything is to be accomplished.
~By Antonie van Leeuwenhoek ~


I was at college doing performing arts, and just spending all my time mucking about, and the lecturers thought I would be pretty good at stand-up, so I gave it a whirl.
~By Allan Carr ~


When I was growing up, I always thought my hair was messy.
~By Julia Louis Dreyfus ~


When I decided to take writing seriously, I did a lot of reading and analyzing of the books I liked, and came up with what I thought were pretty sound plotting and structure basics.
~By George Stephen ~


If there are similarities, it's simply because the same thoughts that occurred to other people also occurred to me. I'd be astonished if anyone could come up with any truly original powers that were at all interesting any more.
~By Brad Bird ~


I thought it was a really good contrast to have a really sweet, sincere, church girl sitting next to the church lady who seemed kind of, you know, over the top.
~By Victoria Jackson ~


Most of the people who get off at our exit get off by mistake. They thought it was Exit 57.
~By Tom Perkins ~


A story has been thought through to the end when it has taken the worst possible turn.
~By Friedrich Durrenmatt ~


I know that a good many champions have entertained the thought that the more they discourage youngsters, the longer they would reign. However, this theory never impressed me, and I always made it a point to give youths the benefit of my experience in bicycle racing.
~By Major Taylor ~


I'm a different person. I don't want to be titled as Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain's daughter. I want to be thought of as Frances Cobain.
~By Frances Bean Cobain ~


At North Hollywood High School, I was shunned by everyone. I would sit down in the cafeteria, and students would get up from the table and walk away. They thought I was from the Mafia.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


And so I put down some of the things that he said, about keeping your tools sharpened and not letting them lie on the ground where they get hurt or get abused and dirty and can't find them. And some thoughts about how his father used to do things.
~By Bruce Nauman ~


I never thought about being an actor.
~By Danny Glover ~


I thought Out of Action was better as a catalogue than the honeycomb because the honeycomb was like walking into one compartment and then another compartment.
~By Richard Serra ~


The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
~By John Ruskin ~


Both Neil and I had done solo projects where we were the boss and I just thought that if he was willing to get into it, it would really be a good experience for him.
~By Alex Lifeson ~


When we went to cover it I thought we would change it to a song of loving and longing instead of the sex machine song Kylie turned it into. I've met Kylie and told her we were covering her song and she was pleased.
~By Wayne Coyne ~


The manuals we got from IBM would show examples of programs and I knew I could do a heck of a lot better than that. So I thought I might have some talent.
~By Donald Knuth ~


I thought that the AIVD was there to protect citizens like me.
~By Theo Van Gogh ~


I thought this convention phenomenon was very flattering, but that's about the extent of it.
~By George Takei ~


I always thought that it was every performer's dream. That's the epitome of being an artist, being able to express song, dance and acting in a live theatre setting and really connecting with an audience on that level.
~By Deborah Cox ~


Judy Miller is the most innocent person in this case. I really thought that was outrageous that she was jailed and we needed as journalists to draw a line in the sand in a strong but thoughtful way.
~By Tom Brokaw ~


We found out tonight how important and how crucial momentum swings can be. I thought we were playing very well. We were doing a lot of positive things but then we lost the puck two times in our zone and things swung their way. You can't afford to give teams momentum.
~By Saku Koivu ~


The freedom of thought is a sacred right of every individual man, and diversity will continue to increase with the progress, refinement, and differentiation of the human intellect.
~By Felix Adler ~


We're from Rockford, Illinois, but we've always thought international.
~By Robin Zander ~


My father was a very unhappy person, very sarcastic, and my mother was very nervous and worried about what people thought. They weren't monsters, but it wasn't a good childhood.
~By Paula Danziger ~


Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


As a writer, you get to play, you get alter time, you get to come up with the smart lines and the clever comebacks you wish you'd thought of.
~By Iain Banks ~


The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get old ones out.
~By Dee Hock ~


The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
~By Michelangelo ~


I pray to God that I shall not live one hour after I have thought of using deception.
~By Elizabeth I ~


Before we got married, I had tremendous ambition. Once we got married and I started having children, then I just thought that that was my real life. Steve was definitely more ambitious than I.
~By Eydie Gorme ~


Millions of people thought Archie was a happy hero.
~By Carroll O'Connor ~


As to London we must console ourselves with the thought that if life outside is less poetic than it was in the days of old, inwardly its poetry is much deeper.
~By Goldwin Smith ~


I thought it must be pure science fiction. But when I checked it out I found a lot of magazine articles that actually supported the theory behind the book which was incredible. That's when I decided to acquire the rights of the book and everything went from there.
~By Roland Emmerich ~


In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


That's really what was wonderful for me growing up, since I got to know so many of the songwriters who liked me and thought I had talent. They would then tell me how to read a lyric and sing a song, and challenge me to try and find a different end to a song.
~By Margaret Whiting ~


And later I thought, I can't think how anyone can become a director without learning the craft of cinematography.
~By Nicolas Roeg ~


Write in a disciplined manner, but write in a way that is natural to the individual's thought processes.
~By Donald McKay ~


And so while the great ones depart to their dinner, the secretary stays, growing thinner and thinner, racking his brain to record and report what he thinks that they think that they ought to have thought.
~By Arthur Bryant ~


It wasn't like I felt I was on a wave. It was just so easy. It is only afterwards that I thought I really had a bit of good luck going on there with Yazoo.
~By Alison Moyet ~


I think it's the way I talk. I think they thought I was too country. And I'm not ashamed of that by any means.
~By Reba McEntire ~


I felt slightly superior to student politics, for instance. I had no reason to think this, but I thought of myself as slightly more seasoned. I became quite cynical talking to my student friends.
~By Kazuo Ishiguro ~


It's hard to get people to overcome the thought that they have to take care of themselves first. It's hard to get players to give in to the group and become selfless as opposed to selfish.
~By Isaiah Thomas ~


But I thought love would more than prevail.
~By David Gest ~


You need not aspire for or get any new state. Get rid of your present thoughts, that is all.
~By Ramana Maharshi ~


I guess Species was a movie made for me and hence I bagged the role. In fact even when acting, I never thought the outcome would be so good which I think it was! The entire role was a challenge. I was to be this strange yet sexy thing which was challenging!
~By Natasha Henstridge ~


Thought takes man out of servitude, into freedom.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


I've always thought that the stereotype of the dirty old man is really the creation of a dirty young man who wants the field to himself.
~By Hugh Downs ~


My first thought was always a cigarette. It still is, but I haven't cheated.
~By Frederik Pohl ~


That's sort of what I felt... I miss drinking, I thought bars were truly holy places.
~By Joe Eszterhas ~


The beginning of thought is in disagreement - not only with others but also with ourselves.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


The thoughtful soul to solitude retires.
~By Omar Khayyam ~


My thought has always been completion. Maybe you have to rebound better, shoot better, hit free throws, handle the ball, defend better. You have to do all those things in the course of a game.
~By Isaiah Thomas ~


There are necessary evils. Money is an important thing in terms of representing freedom in our world. And now I have a daughter to think about. It's really the first time I've thought about the future and what it could be.
~By Johnny Depp ~


The hardest that I've laughed at a movie was probably Team America. I laughed 'til I thought I was just gonna throw up. I almost had to turn it off.
~By Ron White ~


As you see, I do not treat the creation of fiction, that to say the invention and development of fantasies, as a form of abstract thought. I dont wish to deny the uses of the intellect, but sometimes one has the intuition that the intellect by itself will lead one nowhere.
~By J. M. Coetzee ~


I thought using the Ayatollah's money to support the Nicaraguan resistance was a neat idea.
~By Oliver North ~


Thought the sun is gone, I have a light.
~By Kurt Cobain ~


Other clubs never came into my thoughts once I knew Arsenal wanted to sign me.
~By Dennis Bergkamp ~


There have been times when I felt suicidal and I would stop my head from going in that direction of negativity because I thought there'd be something I'd miss that was funny in the future. If there's a chance I'm going to laugh tomorrow then want to live to experience that.
~By Dave Navarro ~


True thoughts are those alone which do not understand themselves.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


Nothing requires a greater effort of thought than arguments to justify the rule of non-thought.
~By Milan Kundera ~


I can never decide whether my dreams are the result of my thoughts, or my thoughts the result of my dreams.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


I became the toast of London. A lot of people I met came from these really decadent families where the married men were gay and no one thought anything about it.
~By Robert Mapplethorpe ~


It's only I have seen enough of it and the funny thing is now, I know that I'm skinny, because I know there are even smaller clothes in the store. I think I'm big, when I was big, I never thought about it.
~By Karl Lagerfeld ~


I have amazing people around me. I couldn't be in a better place. I'm grateful for my life and where I'm at. I never thought I could be in the position that I'm in.
~By Ashlee Simpson ~


It remains to consider what attitude thoughtful men and Christian believers should take respecting them, and how they stand related to beliefs of another order.
~By Asa Gray ~


The ancestor of every action is a thought.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Four hundred wickets is 400 more than I thought I'd get.
~By Shane Warne ~


Everything on this record is what I really wanted to say, and I'm back to being the poet I always thought I was.
~By Stevie Nicks ~


We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~

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