Thoughts Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Thoughts

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One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
~By Voltaire ~


Your life is what your thoughts make it.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts.
~By Madame de Stael ~


Garner up pleasant thoughts in your mind, for pleasant thoughts make pleasant lives.
~By John Wilkins ~


All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Thank you for the sacrifices you and your families are making. Our Vietnam Veterans have taught us that no matter what are positions may be on policy, as Americans and patriots, we must support all of our soldiers with our thoughts and our prayers.
~By Zack Wamp ~


I'm just a landscape painter. I look out the window and I see what's going on, and I paint it. While I'm painting it, I also write thoughts about what I see going on out there.
~By William Wiley ~


The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts, and we grow happier as we grow older.
~By William Lyon Phelps ~


It takes time for the absent to assume their true shape in our thoughts. After death they take on a firmer outline and then cease to change.
~By Colley Cibber ~


The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed.
~By Charlotte Bronte ~


When people say, 'You're not being realistic,' they're just trying to tag some thoughts that they can't otherwise handle.
~By David R. Brower ~


Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


Poetry should surprise by a fine excess and not by singularity, it should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.
~By John Keats ~


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


This book, conceived in sorrow, composed in grief, and constructed at the brink of despair, contains my mind's best thoughts, and my soul's triumph over the powers of darkness.
~By Isaac Mayer Wise ~


Customs form us all, our thoughts, our morals, our most fixed beliefs; are consequences of our place of birth.
~By Aaron Hill ~


Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


The first moments of sleep are an image of death; a hazy torpor grips our thoughts and it becomes impossible for us to determine the exact instant when the "I," under another form, continues the task of existence.
~By Gerard De Nerval ~


Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind.
~By George William Curtis ~


If we examine our thoughts, we shall find them always occupied with the past and the future.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


When we come to images or memories or thoughts, speculation, while always closely related to practice, is more explicit, and it is in fact not immediately obvious that such processes can be described in any sense as practical.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


How hard it is to make your thoughts look anything but imbecile fools when you paint them with ink on paper.
~By Olive Schreiner ~


Public opinion is a permeating influence, and it exacts obedience to itself; it requires us to drink other men's thoughts, to speak other men's words, to follow other men's habits.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


Being stuck is a position few of us like. We want something new but cannot let go of the old - old ideas, beliefs, habits, even thoughts. We are out of contact with our own genius. Sometimes we know we are stuck; sometimes we don't. In both cases we have to DO something.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


An example is often a deceptive mirror, and the order of destiny, so troubling to our thoughts, is not always found written in things past.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
~By Buddha ~


He never is alone that is accompanied with noble thoughts.
~By John Fletcher ~


Wicked thoughts and worthless efforts gradually set their mark on the face, especially the eyes.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical.
~By Alan Perlis ~


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 ~


The world is not so much in need of new thoughts as that when thought grows old and worn with usage it should, like current coin, be called in, and, from the mint of genius, reissued fresh and new.
~By Alexander Smith ~


It is especially important to encourage unorthodox thinking when the situation is critical: At such moments every new word and fresh thought is more precious than gold. Indeed, people must not be deprived of the right to think their own thoughts.
~By Boris Yeltsin ~


We must dare to think unthinkable thoughts.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts.
~By Charles Lamb ~


If you're willing to put two thoughts into a picture then you're already ahead of the game.
~By Sean Penn ~


Names are what people sometimes use to excuse their thoughts and actions towards you.
~By Simon Travaglia ~


I have never made any secret of any of my thoughts or areas of interest. I've always been honest, open, and upfront.
~By Boyd Rice ~


The poet does not fear death, not because he believes in the fantasy of heroes, but because death constantly visits his thoughts and is thus an image of a serene dialogue.
~By Salvatore Quasimodo ~


I think most people don't like others who, without a voice of their own, emulate the other. I certainly don't want anybody just to pick up my thoughts and hand them back to me.
~By Marguerite Young ~


The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal.
~By Richard Adams ~


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 ~


Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn.
~By Thomas Gray ~


To me the meanest flower that blows can give thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.
~By William Wordsworth ~


He was somebody who made me think, I suppose, about the contemplative life. I've always been a city fellow, but I've often had vague thoughts about 'checking out' and perhaps going into a monastery and just seeing what it was like.
~By Derek Jacobi ~


When they first said I made it through it was just crazy, I mean all kinds of thoughts were going through my head, and you know to be watching the show for nine seasons and to be on it now is surreal, it's so surreal.
~By Scotty McCreery ~


Just because I don't do bad things doesn't mean I don't have bad thoughts.
~By Kristin Kreuk ~


I will commit myself to making this state an even greater place to live, work and raise a family. I intend to reach out from border to border to hear first-hand from our citizens about their thoughts, concerns and ideas for our state.
~By Dave Heineman ~


Like many Americans my thoughts and prayers are with the people of London. My deepest sympathies are extended to those who lost a loved one in the recent terror attacks.
~By Doc Hastings ~


The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
~By Bob Marley ~


Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
~By James Allen ~


Clearness ornaments profound thoughts.
~By Luc de Clapier ~


Why are there trees I never walk under but large and melodious thoughts descend upon me?
~By Walt Whitman ~


There are weapons that are simply thoughts. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy.
~By Rod Serling ~


All action results from thought, so it is thoughts that matter.
~By Sai Baba ~


Thinking good thoughts is not enough, doing good deeds is not enough, seeing others follow your good examples is enough.
~By Douglas Horton ~


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


Although even when I am being idle I have plenty of food for thought both early and late - thoughts both about and not about art.
~By Gustav Klimt ~


May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.
~By Marianne Williamson ~


Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is.
~By Saint Augustine ~


It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


One ever feels his twoness - an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.
~By W. E. B. Du Bois ~


Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.
~By Mark Twain ~


If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.
~By Peace Pilgrim ~


For me, it was a revelation. There, was revealed a completely different Anne to the child that I had lost. I had no idea of the depths of her thoughts and feelings.
~By Otto Frank ~


The heart of a human being is no different from the soul of heaven and earth. In your practice always keep in your thoughts the interaction of heaven and earth, water and fire, yin and yang.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.
~By Albert Camus ~


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


Our thoughts create our reality - where we put our focus is the direction we tend to go.
~By Peter McWilliams ~


To reflect is to disturb one's thoughts.
~By Jean Rostand ~


Reason enables us to get around in the world of ideas, but cannot prescribe our thoughts.
~By Mason Cooley ~


It is your work to clear away the mass of encumbering material of thoughts, so that you may bring into plain view the precious thing at the center of the mass.
~By Robert Collier ~


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


Now, I - for several years while I was researching this book, I felt quite obsessed by thoughts about sentencing, punishment, how judges arrive at their decisions.
~By Helen Garner ~


When faced with the inevitable fatigue that comes with the recycling of speeches and the recycling of thoughts in a rather small stream of vortex, I am urged to not be ashamed of recycling.
~By Barbara Amiel ~


There is a criterion by which you can judge whether the thoughts you are thinking and the things you are doing are right for you. The criterion is: Have they brought you inner peace?
~By Peace Pilgrim ~


Beware thoughts that come in the night. They aren't turned properly; they come in askew, free of sense and restriction, deriving from the most remote of sources.
~By William Trogdon ~


He that has light within his own clear breast May sit in the centre, and enjoy bright day: But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts Benighted walks under the mid-day sun; Himself his own dungeon.
~By John Milton ~


The same words conceal and declare the thoughts of men.
~By Alfred Lord Tennyson ~


Our thoughts and imagination are the only real limits to our possibilities.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


I don't know how to organise thoughts. I don't know how to have thoughts.
~By Jasper Johns ~


To be able to always have a super sense of who I was and my own real identity and be petty and seem informed and always thinking in thoughts would be great.
~By Jeff Goldblum ~


Little do such men know the toil, the pains, the daily, nightly racking of the brains, to range the thoughts, the matter to digest, to cull fit phrases, and reject the rest.
~By Charles Churchill ~


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 must dare to think 'unthinkable' thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world.
~By James W. Fulbright ~


I had said to some pastor that I was having thoughts, and the church turned on me. They went to my mom and said, So sorry about your son.
~By Jai Rodriguez ~


My thoughts will be taken up with the future or the past, with what is to come or what has been. Of the present there is necessarily no image.
~By William Godwin ~


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


There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write.
~By William Makepeace Thackeray ~


Some days the competition would beat me and I'd go home thinking awful thoughts, want to hide under the bed, depressed. But of course, in the news business, when you're working a daily news broadcast, you get your victories and defeats every day.
~By Sam Donaldson ~


Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


Thoughts, like fleas, jump from man to man, but they don't bite everybody.
~By Stanislaw Lec ~


Music should probably provide answers in terms of lyrical content, and giving people a sense of togetherness and oneness, as opposed to being alone in their thoughts and dilemmas or regrets or happiness or whatever.
~By Peabo Bryson ~


If we steal thoughts from the moderns, it will be cried down as plagiarism; if from the ancients, it will be cried up as erudition.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


Maybe it's like becoming one with the cigar. You lose yourself in it; everything fades away: your worries, your problems, your thoughts. They fade into the smoke, and the cigar and you are at peace.
~By Raul Julia ~


To put away one's own original thoughts in order to take up a book is a sin against the Holy Ghost.
~By Barbara Tuchman ~


If your mind is at work, we're in danger of reproducing another cliche. If we can keep our minds out of it and our thoughts out of it, maybe we'll come up with something original.
~By Peter Falk ~


Generally students are the best vehicles for passing on ideas, for their thoughts are plastic and can be molded and they can adjust the ideas of old men to the shape of reality as they find it in villages and hills of China or in ghettos and suburbs of America.
~By Theodore White ~


The game of life is a game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later with astounding accuracy.
~By Florence Scovel Shinn ~

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