Thoughts Quotes

Thought takes man out of servitude, into freedom.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labour and an invisible labour.

Victor Hugo

One thought fills immensity.

William Blake

A library is thought in cold storage.

Herbert Samuel

The power of Thought,--the magic of the Mind!

Lord Byron

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Vittorio Alfieri

Original thoughts can be understood only in virtue of the unoriginal elements which they contain.

Vittorio Alfieri

First thoughts are not always the best.

Vittorio Alfieri

When thought is too weak to be simply expressed, it's clear proof that it should be rejected


Thoughts come into our minds by avenues which we never left open, and thoughts go out of our minds through avenues which we never voluntarily opened.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The calmer thought is not always the right thought, just as the distant view is not always the truest view

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The history of thought may be summed up in these words: it is absurd by what it seeks and great by what it finds

Paul Valery

Let your thoughts meander towards a sea of ideas.

Leo D. Minnigh

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.

Bertrand Russell

Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, the chief glory of man.

Bertrand Russell

No one on earth has lived through the exact same experiences you have, and no one thinks the exact same thoughts you do.

Steve Pavlina

Thought is the parent of the deed.

Thomas Carlyle

All thoughts emit a throw of dice

Stephanie Mallarme

Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.

Wallace Stevens

The happiest people in this world are those who have the most interesting thoughts

William Lyon Phelps

The direction of a man's thought is always the decisive factor in his personality. His whole outer life will be determined by the inward inclination of his mind.

Erich Sauer

High thoughts must have high language.


Thoughts are like seeds. If you want different results in life, you have to figure out which thoughts are capable of growing those results and which aren’t.

Steve Pavlina

Fuzzy thinking leads to hesitancy in acting. Clear thinking makes it easier to act boldly and consistently.

Steve Pavlina

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Updated On : November 26, 2013
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