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Some thoughts always find us young, and keep us so. Such a thought is the love of the universal and eternal beauty.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought.

John Kenneth Galbraith

I come from nothing: but from where come the undying thoughts I bear?

Alice Meynell

The most fluent talkers or most plausible reasoners are not always the justest thinkers.

William Hazlitt

It pays to think before we act.

Aesop's Fables

If you ain't thinkin' about man and God and law, then you ain't thinkin' about nothin'.

Joe Strummer

Thought is the seed of action.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have always found that the man whose second thoughts are good is worth watching.

J. M. Barrie

Cogito cogito ergo cogito sum -- I think that I think, therefore I think that I am.

Ambrose Bierce

Stop a moment and look around you.

Thomas Carlyle

Doublethink" means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.

George Orwell

Think twice before you speak--and you'll find everyone talking about something else.

Frances Rodman

You are today where your thoughts have brought you, you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Over-thinking in your brain is anathema to the process of thinking on your feet.

Conan O'Brien

Whatever people think, is.

Otis Singletary

You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.

James Lane Allen

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time, I am right.

Albert Einstein

Borrowed thoughts, like borrowed money, only show the poverty of the borrower.

Marguerite Gardiner

I accept, I acknowledge only those thoughts that contribute to my success.

David McNally

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.

Will Durant

Stop thinking and start looking.

Thomas Merton

The brain that doesn't feed itself eats itself.

Gore Vidal

The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without changing our thinking.

Albert Einstein

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Marcus Aurelius

The future of a civilization depends on our overcoming the meaninglessness and hopelessness which characterizes the thought of men today.

Albert Schweitzer

Thoughts, and words that spring from them, bend the individual's reality. To speak of death is to invite it. To think of sorrow is to produce it.

Tony Hillerman

The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal, but ideas are immortal.

William Lippmann

The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.

Thomas Jefferson

Tell me what you think and then tell me what the really smart person in the room who disagrees with you thinks.

Aaron Sorkin

He who cannot change the very fabric of his thought will never be able to change reality.

Anwar Sadat

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The power of Thought, the magic of the Mind!

Lord George Gordon Byron

First thought, best thought.

Allen Ginsberg

Learning without thought is labor lost.


Learning without thought is labor lost.


My thoughts are my trollops.

Denis Diderot

Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.

Blaise Pascal

It is only a thought, and a thought can be changed.

Louise Hay

It is only a thought, and a thought can be changed.

Louise Hay

Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.

Victor Hugo

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God has given us control over one thing in our lives - our thoughts.

Napoleon Hill

They are never alone that are accompanied by noble thoughts.

Philip Sidney

Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thinking is more precious than all five senses.

Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.


Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.

Lorraine Hansberry
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
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.
No man can establish title to an idea -- at the most, he can only claim possession. The stream of thought that irrigates the mind of each of us is a confluent of the intellectual river that drains the whole of the living universe.
You're not the product of a broken home, a devastated economy, a world in the upheaval of war, a minority group, a family of drunkards, or a poverty-ridden enighborhood. You are the product of your own thinking processes and whatever you're thinking, about today is the cornerstone of your tomorrow.
First thoughts have tremendous energy. The internal censor usually squelches them, so we live in the realm of second and third thoughts, thoughts on thought, twice and three times removed from the direct connection of the first fresh flash.
Those who can think, but cannot express what they think, place themselves at the level of those who cannot think.

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