Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day.
I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
Every revolution was first a thought in one man's mind.
Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well. There is nothing more potent than thought. Deed follows word and word follows thought. The word is the result of a mighty thought, and where the thought is mighty and pure the result is always mighty and pure.
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: "What! You, too? Thought I was the only one."
A true friend is the most precious of all possessions and the one we take the least thought about acquiring
We should always pray for help, but we should always
listen for inspiration and impressions to proceed in ways different from those we may have thought of.
To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men - that is genius.
To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in private heart is true for all men that is genius.
Whatever women must do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
In the long course of history, having people who understand your thought is much greater security than another submarine.
How can we expect a harvest of thought who have not had a seedtime of character?
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.
Education is...One of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
We never reach our ideals, whether of mental or moral improvement, but the thought of them shows us our deficiencies, and spurs us on to higher and better things
Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known.
I think vital religion has always suffered when orthodoxy is more regarded than virtue. The scriptures assure me that at the last day we shall not be examined on what we thought but what we did.
How did sex come to be thought of as dirty in the first place? God must have been a Republican.
Money, it turned out, was exactly like sex, you thought of nothing else if you didn't have it and thought of other things if you did.
Intelligent or not, we all make mistakes and perhaps the intelligent mistakes are the worst, because so much careful thought has gone into them
Religion is one of the phases of thought through which the world is passing
A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.