Thought Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Thought

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What the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action.
~By Wendell Phillips ~


It may offend us to hear our own thoughts expressed by others: we are not sure enough of their souls.
~By Jean Rostand ~


Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
~By Euripides ~


The war in Vietnam I thought a dreadful mistake.
~By Stephen Ambrose ~


When I finished a song that I thought was good, I thought, I don't know where that came from, so I have no idea if I can do that again. I'm talking like, a hundred and fifty songs down the line. I still feel that.
~By Trevor Rabin ~


Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend is the policy for promoting the progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing culture in our land.
~By Mao Zedong ~


I thought that that was an effort to inject a popular element, a democratic element into the selection of a person who, once he is selected and confirmed, is beyond electoral control.
~By Stephen Breyer ~


To this day I don't ever remember seeing a pet inside Moscow, I never saw anyone carrying a dog, or leading a dog. Err I finally saw a, a pet some years later in Kiev, so I thought that life must have been, different.
~By Ralph Boston ~


You do your work as a photographer and everything becomes past. Words are more like thoughts; the photographer's picture is always surrounded by a kind of romantic glamor - no matter what you do, and how you twist it.
~By Robert Frank ~


I thought I'd write one book and the world would change overnight.
~By James Levine ~


During the time I was on The Hardy Boys, I was also watching other people's careers. I thought the next step was to be a movie star. I kept saying no to projects, and offers stopped coming in. I was no longer hot.
~By Parker Stevenson ~


New York was breaking my concentration and disintegrating my thoughts.
~By George Murray ~


I always thought that it was kind of silly that a baseball card could be worth so much money.
~By Matthew Modine ~


I also thought of playing improvisational jazz and I did take lessons for a while. At first I tried to write fiction by making up things that were completely alien to my life.
~By Amy Tan ~


The final upshot of thinking is the exercise of volition, and of this thought no longer forms a part; but belief is only a stadium of mental action, an effect upon our nature due to thought, which will influence future thinking.
~By Charles Sanders Peirce ~


Thought is creating divisions out of itself and then saying that they are there naturally.
~By David Bohm ~


And when Roger talks about the frightened ones running away from the bombs, I immediately thought of my days when I was young and I had to wear these gas masks.
~By Gerald Scarfe ~


But I've never once thought that I wouldn't get back, as if you do think like that, then you're in trouble.
~By Jamie Redknapp ~


I can well conceive a man without hands, feet, head. But I cannot conceive man without thought; he would be a stone or a brute.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


I thought people cared about music in a deep way, so I was writing to that spirit in people and in myself. It was me, thinking I knew what was up. Youth, who else can change the world?
~By Kevin Eubanks ~


What I believe in touches many aspects of religious and spiritual thought. Mainly I'm influenced and inspired by the eastern yogi's aspect of mysticism, Which is, I think, the future.
~By Dave Davies ~


But my shift to the serious study of economics gradually weakened my belief in Major Douglas's A+B theorem, which was replaced in my thought by the expression MV = PT.
~By James Meade ~


In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what you said or thought.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


I just thought that I had had my fill for a while and wanted to have a family. My husband was moving to Chicago for his job. And so I went along. And it was a great thing that I did.
~By Lauren Holly ~


One thing above all gives charm to men's thoughts, and this is unrest. A mind that is not uneasy irritates and bores me.
~By Anatole France ~


I never thought I'd be in a position where people would be talking about my sexuality and saying how good I look in underwear.
~By Fiona Apple ~


I've seen looting around the world and thought I knew the best looters in the world. The Iraqis excel at that.
~By David Kay ~


All the asylum clothing is made by the patients, but sewing does not employ one's mind. After several months' confinement the thoughts of the busy world grow faint, and all the poor prisoners can do is to sit and ponder over their hopeless fate.
~By Nellie Bly ~


It is important to remember that some of the most serious thinkers once thought that democracy was not compatible with the cultures of Germany, Italy, Japan, Latin America and Russia.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


I've always thought Blues Point Tower is one of my best buildings and I stand by that.
~By Harry Seidler ~


My mother tells this story that when I first went to school, I thought I was going to help the teachers. I didn't realise I was going to get educated.
~By Moon Unit Zappa ~


I was hanging out with no one under 21. I thought that if I really wanted to fit in I had to... show them that I was in a way just as adult as they were, 'cause I could hold my own just as well as they could, if not better.
~By Jack Osbourne ~


No one knew me until I met my wife Lulu. Lulu's mother used to ask, Which one is Maurice? For six months she thought Lulu was dating Barry.
~By Maurice Gibb ~


I chose Tennessee because I thought they'd give me an opportunity to play.
~By Jamal Lewis ~


So the first thing that I thought about was, 'How is this car going to handle?' But then after I'd been driving with it and practicing with it and I accomplished that, then I just kind of sat back.
~By Sean William Scott ~


Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


Great thoughts come from the heart.
~By Luc de Clapier ~


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 ~


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


I went out to Mount Kilimanjaro, which I thought was very beautiful, but there were a lot of people there.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


Actually, if I could find a woman who was that wonderful; that understanding, well, I'd give her everything in the world that was in my power to give. And, I'd love her more than I ever thought it possible to love any woman.
~By James MacArthur ~


To me, a feminist belongs in the same category as a humanist or an advocate for human rights. I don't see why someone who's a feminist should be thought of differently.
~By Suzanne Vega ~


Whenever I release a record, it's my record. It's not a selfish thought. I may work all year 'round for other people. So, finally, when I come out with my own album, it should be me with the creative help of other musicians.
~By Eberhard Weber ~


I thought of such Christian inventions as the ghetto and the Jewish badge of shame. The Nazis didn't have to go very far to pick up their know-how.
~By Lionel Blue ~


I reached for sleep and drew it round me like a blanket muffling pain and thought together in the merciful dark.
~By Mary Stewart ~


Revolutions are brought about by men, by men who think as men of action and act as men of thought.
~By Kwame Nkrumah ~


I like John Kerry. I think he's intellectually curious and very thoughtful. I think he's deeply committed on issues like the environment. I think he's an internationalist, which I am.
~By Howard Dean ~


I just thought it was unconscionable for the Congress to insert itself into this debate. We are particularly unqualified to make that decision and to intrude ourselves into the lives of this family.
~By Gary Ackerman ~


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 ~


A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than a battalion of assistants. To happiness the same applies as to truth: one does not have it, but is in it.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


We never thought it would be something everyone would listen to. We never thought people who listen to Britney Spears would run to listen to it. It was intended for people on the fanatical side of production and hi-fi.
~By Wayne Coyne ~


Don't think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


Make my breast transparent as pure crystal, that the world, jealous of me, may see the foulest thought my heart does hold.
~By George Villiers ~


We cannot observe external things without some degree of Thought; nor can we reflect upon our Thoughts, without being influenced in the course of our reflection by the Things which we have observed.
~By William Whewell ~


I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.
~By Ken Venturi ~


Early in the morning, I fell in love with the girl that later on became my wife. At that time, we were so naive. I wanted to charm her, so I read her Capital by Marx. I thought somehow she would be convinced by the strength of his criticism about capital.
~By Shimon Peres ~


I thought I knew a lot about music. Then you start digging and the deeper you go, the more there is.
~By John Mellencamp ~


Those thoughts are truth which guide us to beneficial interaction with sensible particulars as they occur, whether they copy these in advance or not.
~By William James ~


After the '96 Olympics, we all started believing that this is bigger than we thought, and we were willing to do the work. We knew that it was up to us, the players, to make soccer successful.
~By Brandi Chastain ~


I always thought that there was going to be life after baseball, and so I designed that in my life I would have other interests after baseball that I would be able to step into. And I didn't realize the grip that baseball had on me and on my family.
~By Nolan Ryan ~


A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy.
~By Edward P. Morgan ~


I loved Old School. I thought Old School was very different than a lot of the comedies that had come out. And that character I liked. I tried to ground him very much in reality and play him very much finding things important to him that are somewhat ridiculous.
~By Vince Vaughn ~


I have thought about Happy Days made into a movie. As far as the original cast not being a part of it, wow, I don't know who could be who!I just don't see it going in that direction. I can see the original cast doing the movie very easily though.
~By Erin Moran ~


Mystery writers' conventions are usually good, and this one has been excellent and extremely well prepared and thought out in advance. A lot of people have given their time and their skill, and a good deal of wit, and Anchorage has made us extraordinarily welcome.
~By Anne Perry ~


Part of the problem is how little we understand about the ultimate betrayal of the body when it rebels against itself. You always worry about charlatans. We found that specialists did not know as much as we thought.
~By Charles Bronson ~


In its entirety, probably, it follows us at every instant; all that we have felt, thought and willed from our earliest infancy is there, leaning over the present which is about to join it, pressing against the portals of consciousness that would fain leave it outside.
~By Henri Bergson ~


Clarity is the counterbalance of profound thoughts.
~By Marquis De Vauvenargues ~


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 ~


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


Because of all the concurrent stories going in 24 and its fast pace, it can be complicated in terms of the story, so I thought sound could help with the storytelling.
~By Stephen Hopkins ~


As the audiences got larger, the participation got larger. And I found myself in Dallas, and 20,000 people were singing 'Madonna Whore' back at me. I thought... this is really a great thing. They wanted to hear it really badly, and here they are.
~By Cyndi Lauper ~


I find it almost comforting to count calories, because it makes me conscious of what I'm eating. But on Super Bowl Sunday, I thought, 'Surrender to it. It's nacho time.' Then I ate nothing but Doritos all day.
~By Kristen Bell ~


I thought even if the show only lasted a year, it would be fun.
~By James MacArthur ~


We were building a - what I thought was a fantastic company. We had great people. We were changing - we were changing the way the marketplace operated. We were creating a market for natural gas and electricity that had never existed before.
~By Jeffrey Skilling ~


I've always wanted to be my own person and stand by the things I believe in and I thought I might lose that independence if I ran for political office.
~By Samuel Dash ~


I never really had a chance to know the players individually... I thought when they were on the floor, they worked hard. But I never really got to know them.
~By Lenny Wilkens ~


I thought I had gotten second, but I didn't, so I was really happy.
~By Carly Patterson ~


I cried on my 18th birthday. I thought 17 was such a nice age. You're young enough to get away with things, but you're old enough, too.
~By Liv Tyler ~


With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


I just sat down and thought, I'm going to write a song today, I'm going to give it a try. So I just stuck it on a tape like everything else. That was just another song.
~By Jules Shear ~


I remember rehearsing it, and it was the one that we were really excited about and thought would sound the best, and once it was down on tape, it was like, This doesn't actually sound that good.
~By Meg White ~


I didn't feel that running away would change anything but when the roof of the garage started coming off I thought it was time to go.
~By John Harrison ~


My father took me back home, back to Greenwich Village, and he thought by taking me out of the orphanage he'd be out of the World War too. But no way - they got him anyway. He went in the Navy and then I lived on the streets.
~By Gregory Corso ~


Thought is the original source of all wealth, all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions, and of all achievement.
~By Claude M. Bristol ~


I thought I was going to be a filmmaker but at the same time I was an intellectual and I felt that I could make a contribution to some field, as yet, not invented.
~By Ted Nelson ~


Wilson thought in terms of the whole world; Harding was for America first. And, finally, whereas Wilson wanted America to exert itself nobly, Harding wanted to give it a rest.
~By Frederick Lewis Allen ~


So the programs all start to all look the same. I watched one free skating competition, and I thought I was watching a short program. Everyone was doing exactly the same elements.
~By Brian Boitano ~


I've always thought of myself as a reporter.
~By Gwendolyn Brooks ~


I would advise any beginning writer to write the first drafts as if no one else will ever read them - without a thought about publication - and only in the last draft to consider how the work will look from the outside.
~By Anne Tyler ~


I have always held firmly to the thought that each one of us can do a little to bring some portion of misery to an end.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


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


Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.
~By Og Mandino ~


Keep all special thoughts and memories for lifetimes to come. Share these keepsakes with others to inspire hope and build from the past, which can bridge to the future.
~By Mattie Stepanek ~


While mantling on the maiden's cheek Young roses kindled into thought.
~By Thomas Moore ~


Well family is obviously the most important. There was a time when I thought football was the most important.
~By Brett Favre ~


Our life is what our thoughts make it. A man will find that as he alters his thoughts toward things and other people, things and other people will alter towards him.
~By James Allen ~


Once again, no one in charge had given any thought to the possibility that a woman would be involved.
~By Andrea Mitchell ~


Prior to my election, young Cherokee girls would never have thought that they might grow up and become chief.
~By Wilma Mankiller ~


I don't really care what's going on I just care about getting my job done the best that I can possibly do and deal with the other things in my life that take a lot of time and a lot of thought.
~By Brett Favre ~


Those whose lives were lost on September 11 will remain in our thoughts and prayers forever.
~By Vito Fossella ~

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