Thoughts Quotes

It is by translating your fine sense of aspiration into actual lofty deeds that you grow toward your ideal. Link your lofty thoughts to earnest, active effort, and good results will inevitably follow. The great things you intend to do some time must have a beginning if they are ever to be done, so begin something worthwhile today.

Grenville Kleiser

Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense.

Carl Sagan

Thoughts lead on to purpose, purpose leads onto actions, actions form habits, habits decide character, and character fixes our destiny.

Tyron Edwards

A man is infinitely more complicated than his thoughts.

Paul Válery

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

The more we are filled with thoughts of lust the less we find true romantic love.

Douglas Horton

There are weapons that are simply thoughts. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy.

Rod Serling

Poetry should please by a fine excess and not by singularity. It should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost as a remembrance.

John Keats

Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It's a way of entering into the quiet that's already there├│buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day

Deepak Chopra

All of your scholarship, all your study of Shakespeare and Wordsworth would be vain if at the same time you did not build your character and attain mastery over your thoughts and your actions

Mahatma Gandhi

The color, the grace and levitation, the structural pattern in motion, the quick interplay of live beings, suspended like fitful lightning in a cloud, these things are the play, not words on paper, nor thoughts and ideas of an author, those shabby things snatched off basement counters at Gimbel's.


Words are the dress of thoughts; which should no more be presented in rags, tatters, and dirt than your person should

Lord Chesterfield

Words without thoughts never to heaven go.

William Shakespeare

One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.

Dr Samuel Johnson

The whole fauna of human fantasies, their marine vegetation, drifts and luxuriates in the dimly lit zones of human activity, as though plaiting thick tresses of darkness. Here, too, appear the lighthouses of the mind, with their outward resemblance to less pure symbols. The gateway to mystery swings open at the touch of human weakness and we have entered the realms of darkness. One false step, one slurred syllable together reveal a man's thoughts.

Louis Aragon
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