Thought Quotes

And hold Humanity one man, whose universal agony Still strains and strives to gain the goal, where agonies shall cease to be. Believe in all things; none believe; judge not nor warp by "Facts" the thought; See clear, hear clear, tho' life may seem My and Mirage, Dream and Naught. Abjure the Why and seek the How: the God and gods enthroned on high, Are silent all, are silent still; nor hear thy voice, nor deign reply. The Now, that indivisible point which studs the length of infinite line Whose ends are nowhere, is thine all, the puny all thou callest thine.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

Some people use language to express thought, some to conceal thought, and others instead of thought.


The picture placed the busts between Adds to the thought much strength; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly's at full length.

Jane Brereton

The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven't thought of yet.

Ann Landers

Pythagorean thought was dominated by mathematics, but it was also profoundly mystical.

Vanna Bonta

If form follows function, as we know it does in this Universe, then consciousness will adapt to whatever form it requires in order to function. Hopefully, it will also develop its fundamental function; what that is may be debatable within many schools of thought, but it is indisputable that evolved thinking recognizes the universality of Life.

Vanna Bonta

He is tremendously strong, she thought, and liked the idea, even as she had feared that strength when she first met him

Alice Borchardt

Nothing will sustain you more potently than the power to recognize in your humdrum routine, as perhaps it may be thought, the true poetry of life.

Sir William Osler

Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

All that we are is the result of what we have thought.


Individual liberty is the whole purpose of political life, and I thought it was threatened then [in 1964 becoming politically engaged at age 15] and I think it's threatened now.

John Robert Bolton

Better than honor and glory, and History's iron pen, Was the thought of duty done and the love of his fellow-men.

Richard Watson Gilder

Man is really not freeing many aspects. He is dependent on his social circumstances, but he is free in his thinking, and here is the point of origin of sculpture. For me the formation of the thought is already sculpture. The thought is sculpture.

Joseph Beuys

The function of music is to release us from the tyranny of conscious thought.

Sir Thomas Beecham
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