Thought Quotes

Jesus said, "When he looketh on her, he hath committed adultery." But he is an adulterer before he has yet looked on the woman, by the superfluity of animal, and the defect of thought, in his constitution. Who meets him, or who meets her, in the street, sees that they are ripe to be each other's victim.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

That which is now a horse, even with a thought The rack dislimms, and makes it indistinct As water is in water

Shakespeare

Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others

Charles W. Eliot

On average, an infant laughs nearly two hundred times a day; an adult, only twelve. Maybe they are laughing so much because they are looking at us. To be able to preserve joyousness of heart and yet to be concerned in thought: in this way we can determine good fortune and misfortune on earth, and bring to perfection everything on earth

I Ching

I sometimes ask myself how it came about that I was the one to develop the theory of relativity. The reason, I think, is that a normal adult never stops to think about problems of space and time. These are things which he has thought about as a child.

Albert Einstein

Not from a vain or shallow thought His awful Jove young Phidias brought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Emotion turning back on itself, and not leading on to thought or action, is the element of madness.

John Sterling

To be good, according to the vulgar standard of goodness, is obviously quite easy. It merely requires a certain amount of sordid terror, a certain lack of imaginative thought, and a certain low passion for middle-class respectability.

Oscar Wilde

Tradition, long conditioned thinking, can bring about a fixation, a concept that one readily accepts, perhaps not with a great deal of thought.

JIDDU KRISHNAMURTI

All of them can trace their heritage to having ancestry in the Revolutionary War. The chapter approached me last year about staging an exhibition and I thought that was a great idea.

Nancy Krieski

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

Victor Hugo

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

Thomas Jefferson

Every thought is a seed. If you plant crab apples don't count on harvesting golden Delicious .

Unknown

These thoughts did not come in any verbal formulation. I rarely think in words at all. A thought comes, and I may try to express it in words afterward.

Albert Einstein

A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all.

Unknown

When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always be worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better.

Unknown

Symbolism is the study of the part played in human affairs by language and symbols of all kinds, and especialy of their influence on Thought. It singles out for special inquiry the ways in which symbols help us and hinder us in reflecting on things.

Ogden & Richards

He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.

George Eliot

As I give thought to the matter, I find four causes for the apparent misery of old age; first it withdraws us from active accomplishments; second, it renders the body less powerful; third, it deprives us of almost all forms of enjoyment; fourth, it.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Sunday is the core of our civilization, dedicated to thought and reverence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man who expresses an honest thought is a soldier in the army of intellectual liberty.

Robert Ingersoll

Students of cunning have consumed their hearts and learned only tricks; they've thrown away real riches: patience, self-sacrifice, generosity. Rich thought opens the way.

Mevlana Rumi

I have always thought of sophistication as rather a feeble substitute for decadence.

Christopher Hampton

In Europe we thought of wine as something as healthy and normal as food and also a great giver of happiness and well being and delight. Drinking wine was not a snobbism nor a sign of sophistication nor a cult; it was as natural as eating and to me as necessary.

Unknown

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