Quotes by thought

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  • 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
  • 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.
  • Sun Tzu
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
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    The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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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.
  • C. P. Snow
    C. P. Snow
    English novelist 1905-1980
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    A good many times I have been present at gatherings of people who, by the standards of the traditional culture, are thought highly educated and who have with considerable gusto been expressing their incredulity at the illiteracy of scientists. Once or twice I have been provoked and have asked the company how many of them could describe the Second Law of Thermodynamics. The response was cold: it was also negative. Yet I was asking something which is about the scientific equivalent of: Have you re
    Source: The Two Cultures (1959)
  • 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.
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