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Quotations For Thoughts

It is important to live each day with a positive perspective. It is not wise to pretend problems do not exist, but it is wise to look beyond the problem to the possibilities that are in it. When Goliath came against the Israelites, the soldiers all thought, ‘He’s so big, we can never kill him.’ But David looked at the same giant and thought, ‘He’s so big, I can’t miss him.’

Dr. Dale E. Turner

Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.

Emily Dickinson

You can’t change who you are, but you can surely make the best of it. And if you’ve got a thought, act on it.

Emma Bunton

The art of advice is to make the recipient believe he thought the thought of it himself.

Frank Tyger

Dogmatism does not mean the absence of thought, but the end of thought.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.

Giles St. Aubyn

Action is only coarsened thought-thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.

Henri Frdric Amiel

Seek goodness in others. Love more persons . . . more impersonally, more unselfishly, without thought of return. The return, never fear, will take care of itself.

Henry Drummond

A sobering thought what if, at this very moment, I am

Jane Wagner

A film is a petrified fountain of thought.

Jean Cocteau

Thinking: The talking of the soul with itself.

Jerry Seinfeld

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts.

John Greenleaf Whittier

Awareness is not the same as thought. It lies beyond thinking, although it makes no use of thinking, honoring it’s value and it’s power. Awareness is more like a vessel which can hold and contain our thinking, helping us to see and know our thought as thought rather than getting caught up in them as reality.

Jon Kabit-Zinn

There are two kinds of failures those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.

Laurence J. Peter

The free man is he who does not fear to go to the end of his thought.

Leon Blum

Minds are like parachutes; they work best when open.

Lord Thomas Dewar

Like everybody who is not in love, he thought one chose the person to be loved after endless deliberations and on the basis of particular qualities or advantages.

Marcel Proust

Put love first. Entertain thoughts that give life. And when a thought or resentment, or hurt, or fear comes your way, have another thought that is more powerful — a thought that is love.

Mary Manin Morrissey

For a long time, I have been trying to see if it would be possible to describe the history of thought as distinct both from the history of ideas (by which I mean the analysis of systems of representation) and from the history of mentalities (by which I me

Michel Foucault

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.

Orison Swett Marden

Man’s great misfortune is that he has no organ, no kind of eyelid or brake, to mask or block a thought, or all thought, when he wants to.

Paul Valery

Sometimes I think we’re alone. Sometimes I think we’re not. In either case, the thought is staggering.

Richard Buckminster Fuller

What I think about, I bring about. The thought of success will foster success. The thought of love will foster love. The thought of security will foster security. What am I thinking about today?

Rita Davenport

I thought they’d get one of us, but Jack, after all he’s been through, never worried about it … I thought it would be me.

Robert Francis Kennedy

The thought of being president frightens me. I do not think I want the job.

Ronald Reagan

Language is the dress of thought.

Samuel Johnson

If I had thought about it, I wouldn’t have done the experiment. The literature was full of examples that said you can’t do this.

Spencer Silver

Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing line we have drawn for it. Beyond the pairs of opposites of which the world consists, other, new insights begin.

Walter Lippmann

If any of us had a child that we thought was as bad as we know we are, we would have cause to start to worry.

Will Rogers

Thought, like all potent weapons, is exceedingly dangerous if mishandled. Clear thinking is therefore desirable not only in order to develop the full potentialities of the mind, but also to avoid disaster.

William Habbington

No really great man ever thought himself so.

William Hazlitt

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