Quotes by thought

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  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    Bu'' is a word that cools many a warm impulse, stifles many a kindly thought, puts a dead stop to many a brotherly deed. No one would ever love his neighbor as himself if he listened to all the ''Buts'' that could be said.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy. Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
  • John Patrick
    John Patrick
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    Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.
    Source: The Teahouse of the August Moon act I, scene i, p. 6
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked what I thought, and attended to my answer.
  • Sri Swami Sivananda
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    Indian Hindu spiritual teacher 1887-1963
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    A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
  • Publilius Syrus
    Publilius Syrus
    Syrian poet 1e century BC
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    At daybreak, when loath to rise, have this thought in thy mind: I am rising for a man's work.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Books, not which afford us a cowering enjoyment, but in which each thought is of unusual daring; such as an idle man cannot read, and a timid one would not be entertained by, which even make us dangerous to existing institution - such call I good books.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.
    Source: Contemplation and Action, 1902-14
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Courage charms us, because it indicates that a man loves an idea better than all things in the world, that he is thinking neither of his bed, nor his dinner, nor his money, but will venture all to put in act the invisible thought of his mind.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Eternity! thou pleasing, dreadful thought.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals. The game of thought is, on the appearance of one of these two sides, to find the other; given the upper, to find the under side.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those they do not have. They have freedom of thought, they demand freedom of speech.
  • Michael Jordan
    Michael Jordan
    American basketball player and businessman 1963-
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    I never thought a role model should be negative.
  • Adrian Edmondson
    Adrian Edmondson
    British actor 1957-
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    I remember once having to stop performing when I thought an elderly man a few rows back from the front was actually going to die because he was laughing so hard.
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