Thought Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Thought

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But I never really thought that I would be extraordinarily successful at skating, it's just something that happened, you know.
~By Scott Hamilton ~


I had never really thought of myself as a writer; any writing I had done was just to give myself something to draw.
~By Len Wein ~


Love never reasons, but profusely gives; it gives like a thoughtless prodigal its all, and then trembles least it has done to little.
~By Hannah More ~


My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


I would be more frightened as a writer if people thought my movies were like science fiction.
~By Neil LaBute ~


My life was falling apart and then to come out and play and have my best ever - 40 wickets, 250 runs... But the only reason I could do that was because of the way I thought and I think I'm pretty strong mentally. I think I am anyway, pretty strong to get over whatever it is.
~By Shane Warne ~


I am going to be working on bathroom fittings for a company in the USA, and then I thought it was appropriate to simplify the fittings and, thus, lowering the cost.
~By Arne Jacobsen ~


Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend.
~By Mao Tse Tung ~


Failures of perspective in decision-making can be due to aspects of the social utility paradox, but more often result from simple mistakes caused by inadequate thought.
~By Herman Kahn ~


Marlo taught me things I thought I knew.
~By Phil Donahue ~


The use of the term art medium is, to say the least, misleading, for it is the artist that creates a work of art not the medium. It is the artist in photography that gives form to content by a distillation of ideas, thought, experience, insight and understanding.
~By Edward Steichen ~


Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.
~By W. Clement Stone ~


We often repent of our first thoughts, and scarce ever of our second.
~By Horace Walpole ~


My character is somebody who is smaller in stature and yet who's strong, so to see the fighting situations between people who are not generally thought of being strong is in itself unusual and therefore interesting, I think.
~By Chiaki Kuriyama ~


It's ironic that in our culture everyone's biggest complaint is about not having enough time; yet nothing terrifies us more than the thought of eternity.
~By Dennis Miller ~


The most important thought that ever occupied my mind is that of my individual responsibility to God.
~By Daniel Webster ~


In summary, the Romans were opposed to tyranny in any form; and the feature of government to which they gave the most thought was an elaborate system of checks and balances.
~By Robert Welch ~


We've always been a band that stood up for what we thought was right.
~By Jeff Ament ~


We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom.
~By Stephen Vincent Benet ~


I keep getting these extraordinary letteres, really weird ones from American sports stars - I've always thought you were one pretty lady and now that you're single I want to meet you for a drink.
~By Elizabeth Hurley ~


When you take a pitch and line it somewhere, it's like you've thought of something and put it there with beautiful clarity.
~By Reggie Jackson ~


Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


The first year I sold a photo to was a lady who thought I was a chef, for some reason. I've no idea why.
~By Graeme Le Saux ~


And don't forget, a prisoner's wife must always think good thoughts.
~By Nazim Hikmet ~


The man who never in his mind and thoughts travel'd to heaven is no artist.
~By William Blake ~


The more we thought, the more they all sounded boring compared to Apple. You didn't have to have a real specific reason for choosing a name when you were a little tiny company of two people; you choose any name you want.
~By Steve Wozniak ~


I got one letter at the very beginning, like, in the first season, saying - from a woman who was very religious, very Christian, saying how wrong she thought the show was, but she thinks it's the funniest show on television.
~By Sean Hayes ~


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 ~


As I've gotten older, I've gotten more liberal, and my father is increasingly conservative. It's so shocking to me because I always thought we had the same politics. The day I realized we voted for different presidents, I practically fell out of my chair.
~By Lauren Graham ~


Hillary Clinton bothers me a lot. I realized the other day that her thoughts sound a lot like Karl Marx. She hangs around a lot of Marxists. All her friends are Marxists.
~By Dick Armey ~


I've always thought of the project as a sort of sexually driven digestive system, that it was a consumer and a producer of matter. And it is desire driven, rather than driven by hunger or anything like that.
~By Matthew Barney ~


I just turned 30 so I got really introspective as you do, questioning my life. And when I stopped and sort of looked back at the past decade, I realized I had done more work than I thought I had done.
~By Sheryl Lee ~


When I introduced a black soldier, Lt. Flap, in 1971, the Stars and Stripes banned the strip. They were having racial problems and thought it would increase the tensions.
~By Mort Walker ~


Most of my thoughts, you couldn't print.
~By Jim Rogers ~


Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


The weather here is gorgeous. It's mild and feels like it's in the eighties. The hot dog vendors got confused because of the weather and thought it was spring, so they accidentally changed the hot dog water in their carts.
~By David Letterman ~


I thought last week's game was ugly and this was even uglier.
~By Mike Tice ~


The bad press came because they thought I should fight more. I couldn't get the fights because if I would sign to fight one of King's guys I would be signed to him. I chose not to do that. In hindsight, that might have been a mistake.
~By Gerry Cooney ~


Well, it's a humor strip, so my first responsibility has always been to entertain the reader... But if, in addition, I can help move readers to thought and judgment about issues that concern me, so much the better.
~By Garry Trudeau ~


Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one's level of peace of mind.
~By Sydney Madwed ~


I pulled the plug on it at a time that I thought was right for me to exit.
~By Julius Erving ~


I would have to say honestly I was very pleased to be in a film whether it was good or bad with De Niro, Norton and Brando even if I don't have any scenes with them, I thought it was pretty good company to keep.
~By Angela Bassett ~


I never really thought we'd fitted into the cross-over drawer. But I think the real Sugar Ray fans did like us because we always had variety and because we experimented a lot.
~By Mark McGrath ~


We were unusually brought up; there was no gender differentiation. I was never thought of as any less than my brother.
~By Maya Lin ~


A good boss makes his men realize they have more ability than they think they have so that they consistently do better work than they thought they could.
~By Charles Erwin Wilson ~


I never thought of stopping, and I just hated sleeping. I can't imagine having a better life.
~By Barbara McClintock ~


Twyla Tharp put it together from the material I wrote and recorded over my whole career. I thought it was pretty good, but how objective could I be?
~By Billy Joel ~


And I just thought, this is what I want to be. And I knew that dancing would be my chosen profession.
~By Suzanne Farrell ~


It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


Right after 9/11 there was a magazine with a cover of kids, mostly 12-14 year-olds, who were being trained for military combat. I thought that this had just gone too far.
~By Eddie Bernice Johnson ~


It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
~By Swami Sivananda ~


When I left, I had learnt nothing. I took nothing with me. At least, that's what I thought then.
~By Carmen Laforet ~


I got tired of the Ramones around the time I quit and I really got into rap. I thought it was the new punk rock. LL Cool J was my biggest idol.
~By Dee Dee Ramone ~


I've thought about doing it as soon as it is possible with this new CD getting some wings and getting out there. I don't know how soon that will be.
~By Al Jarreau ~


The sun stands for energy and youth, which is what I thought the circus should be about.
~By Guy Laliberte ~


I caved in to what people wanted me to do. I thought that they weren't going to like me if I didn't.
~By Fiona Apple ~


What matters is to live in the present, live now, for every moment is now. It is your thoughts and acts of the moment that create your future. The outline of your future path already exists, for you created its pattern by your past.
~By Sai Baba ~


But I find with Francis Bacon, some of the things were in the place, and someone who was connected with these schools of thought, and someone who had a motivation that equals the scope of the comedy and the tragedy in the plays.
~By Mark Rylance ~


Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
~By John Adams ~


One day I undertook a tour through the country, and the diversity and beauties of nature I met with in this charming season, expelled every gloomy and vexatious thought.
~By Daniel Boone ~


Speech is external thought, and thought internal speech.
~By Antoine Rivarol ~


This sounds like my autobiography, but I thought this would be a good time to sound off about myself, as I think that I have been silent too long about my views and opinions.
~By Bob Kane ~


There are intangible realities which float near us, formless and without words; realities which no one has thought out, and which are excluded for lack of interpreters.
~By Natalie Clifford Barney ~


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 ~


I always thought I should be treated like a star.
~By Madonna Ciccone ~


Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
~By Immanuel Kant ~


The moment a man sets his thoughts down on paper, however secretly, he is in a sense writing for publication.
~By Raymond Chandler ~


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


Growing up, I never gave a thought to being a writer. All I ever wanted to be was a traveler and explorer. Science-fiction allowed me to go places that were otherwise inaccessible, which is why I started reading it. I was going to be a lawyer, but I got saved.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
~By James Allen ~


Further, not only the United States, but the French, British, Germans and the United Nations all thought Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction before the United States intervened.
~By Jim Gerlach ~


I thought it would be my one and only exhibition, so I decided to call it My Major Retrospective.
~By Tracey Emin ~


Has the world ever been changed by anything save the thought and its magic vehicle the Word?
~By Thomas Mann ~


In the sex war, thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


Geez, I just played cricket because I loved the game. I never thought about it much, never really had any formal coaching.
~By Steve Waugh ~


And when they do spin out of control there are important ramifications that affect America, not just its direct national interest but its broader interests as a nation which has thought of itself as a beacon to other nations, of freedom, liberty, democracy, whatever.
~By John Pomfret ~


I do not have the answers and as a woman I do not intend to play my own thoughts over the truth. I can clearly state the problems and tell you that I suffer from them.
~By Lynette Fromme ~


The most thought-provoking thing in our thought-provoking time is that we are still not thinking.
~By Martin Heidegger ~


Methods of thought which claim to give the lead to our world in the name of revolution have become, in reality, ideologies of consent and not of rebellion.
~By Albert Camus ~


I hope I may have succeeded in presenting to you, however imperfectly, the currents of thought due to the work of the immortal Darwin which have helped to make anthropology what it is at the present time.
~By Franz Boas ~


I want to know all Gods thoughts; all the rest are just details.
~By Albert Einstein ~


With such thoughts in your mind, now that you have resolved to love Him and please Him with all your strength, your only fear should be to fear God too much and to place too little confidence in Him.
~By Alphonsus Liguori ~


To regard all things and principles of things as inconstant modes or fashions has more and more become the tendency of modern thought.
~By Walter Pater ~


An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
~By Washington Irving ~


Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.
~By Wallace Stevens ~


I know that I'm inadequate, but I never thought that at seventeen. I thought I was doing the best I could. I thought I was being idealistic.
~By Eric Bogosian ~


I heard that you did not have a judge to interview this month in the Bulletin, so I thought I'd help out. Besides, with the Stock Market tanking recently, it reminded me of the good old days.
~By Joseph Force Crater ~


We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges.
~By Tim Berners Lee ~


When I was playing the game we never had the benefit of TV or video to analyse our techniques or look at faults, we depended on other cricketers to watch us and then tell us what they thought we were doing wrong.
~By Geoffrey Boycott ~


I never thought I would just be doing Arkady books.
~By Martin C. Smith ~


I love to study the many things that grow below the corn stalks and bring them back to the studio to study the color. If one could only catch that true color of nature - the very thought of it drives me mad.
~By Andrew Wyeth ~


It's a lot more comfortable, I must say. Ummm, I didn't think I'd be playing with another band, I kinda thought I was through with that, but I make an exception because they're nice people.
~By Vivian Campbell ~


I thought everybody else was doing much better than I was.
~By Bruce Jenner ~


And I thought that was the best way for me to participate, because standing in the crowd and listening is a fantastic education, but it's not my nature. I need to be involved. So I did that instead.
~By Andre Braugher ~


Language is froth on the surface of thought.
~By John McCarthy ~


I have come to understand and appreciate writers much more recently since I started working on a book last fall. Before that, I thought golf writers got up every morning, played a round of golf, had lunch, showed up for our last three holes and then went to dinner.
~By Phil Mickelson ~


And for anyone who ever thought that Ellen and I broke it off because of sexuality, you couldn't be more mistaken. And for anyone who thought my mother's prayers had anything to do with me marrying a man, forget it.
~By Anne Heche ~


People before the public live an imagined life in the thought of others, and flourish or feel faint as their self outside themselves grows bright or dwindles in that mirror.
~By Logan P. Smith ~


I actually wanted to be an exotic dancer, but that didn't work out so I thought I'd take on acting.
~By Sasha Alexander ~


Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
~By G. M. Trevelyan ~

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