Thought Quotes

There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage.

George Bernard Shaw

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

John Kenneth Galbraith

It is the power of thought that gives man power over nature.

Hans Christian Andersen

Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man.

Amos Bronson Alcott

They use thought only to justify their injustices, and speech only to disguise their thoughts.


The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

There is nothing so unthinkable as thought, unless it be the entire absence of thought.

Samuel Butler

Learning without thought is labor lost; and thought without learning is perilous.


It is almost impossible to think of something no one has thought of before, but it is always possible to add different frills.


Thought is the sculptor who can create the person you want to be.

Henry David Thoreau

Thought is free.

William Shakespeare

All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.

Mahatma Gandhi

Vengeance is not the point; change is. But the trouble is that in most people's minds the thought of victory and the thought of punishing the enemy coincide.

Barbara Deming
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