Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
The great thought, the great concern, the great anxiety of men is to restrict, as much as possible, the limits of their own responsibility.
A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses.
Never have I thought that I was the happy possessor of a "talent"; my sole concern has been to save myself by work and faith.
If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
One single grateful thought raised to heaven is the most perfect prayer.
Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.
Every child born into the world is a new thought of God, an ever fresh and radiant possibility
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
History is not narration' as Thierry thought, nor analysis as Guizot thought, it is resurrection.
In its amplest meaning History includes every trace and vestige of everything that man has done or thought since first he appeared on the earth.
Pain is deeper than all thought; laughter is higher than all pain
Babies are always more trouble than you thought - and more wonderful.
Learning without thought is labor lost.
When thought becomes excessively painful, action is the finest remedy.
Thought takes man out of servitude, into freedom.
The calmer thought is not always the right thought, just as the distant view is not always the truest view
The history of thought may be summed up in these words: it is absurd by what it seeks and great by what it finds
Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth -- more than ruin -- more even than death.... Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit.
Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, the chief glory of man.
Original thought is like original sin: both happened before you were born to people you could not have possibly met.
Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire.
Memory is the cabinet of imagination, the treasury of reason, the registry of conscience and the council-chamber of thought.
Thought and action can be perceived as two different dimensions of who you are: the mental you and the physical you