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197 Greatest Quotes About Thought


There is no swifter route to the corruption of thought than through the corruption of language. George Orwell
But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. Lord Byron
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason. Francis Bacon
For we all of us, grave or light, get our thoughts entangled in metaphors, and act fatally on the strength of them. George Eliot
Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against. Bruce Lee
This kid came up with Napster, and before that, none of us thought of content protection. Morgan Freeman
Why did I come here? I thought. Why is it always only a matter of choosing between something bad and something worse? Charles Bukowski
But why should you care what people will say? All you have to do is please yourself. Ayn Rand
No, I never thought I would like cats. Karl Lagerfeld
All action results from thought, so it is thoughts that matter. Sai Baba
I have taken taking my music to labels for years, and everyone just thought it was creepy. They thought the images with the music were weird and verging on psychotic. Lana Del Rey
Once you 'got' Pop, you could never see a sign again the same way again. And once you thought Pop, you could never see America the same way again. Andy Warhol
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. Haruki Murakami
Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure. Victor Hugo
Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, Thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought is great and swift and free. Bertrand Russell
In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods. Arthur Schopenhauer
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary. Robert Louis Stevenson
I thought, I need to be more cautious about my choices - it reflects on who I am. Heath Ledger
Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. John F. Kennedy
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about. Dale Carnegie
I never thought that I'd be a role model. Everyone kind of just made me a role model, and I hated that. Demi Lovato
'What is the use of a book', thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversations?'. Lewis Carroll
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity. Voltaire
Any one reflecting upon the thought he has of the delight, which any present or absent thing is apt to produce in him, has the idea we call love. John Locke
Not in his speech, not in his thoughts, I see his greatness, only in his actions, in his life. Hermann Hesse
I always wanted to be an artist, whatever that was, like other chicks want to be stewardesses. I read. I painted. I thought. Janis Joplin
We thought we were running away from the grownups, and now we are the grownups. Margaret Atwood
To achieve the impossible; it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought. Tom Robbins
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has. Michelangelo
I thought, If people are going to write about what I'm wearing, then I would wear young British designers who need the publicity. Emma Watson
chaos of thought and passion, all confus'd. Alexander Pope
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer. Henry David Thoreau
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. Unknown
Books are funny little portable pieces of thought. Susan Sontag
Language is the dress of thought; every time you talk your mind is on parade. Samuel Johnson
Every thought you produce, anything you say, any action you do, it bears your signature. Thich Nhat Hanh
How frail the human heart must be - a mirrored pool of thought. Sylvia Plath
Her mind is an unquiet one, words and thoughts and impulses constantly crashing into each other. David Levithan
I've always thought of myself as a reporter. Gwendolyn Brooks
The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind. William Blake
I have Dalinian thought: the one thing the world will never have enough of is the outrageous. Salvador Dali
We look before and after, And pine for what is not; Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. Percy Bysshe Shelley
I've always thought of the T-shirt as the Alpha and Omega of the fashion alphabet. Giorgio Armani
This is one of the disadvantages of wine, it makes a man mistake words for thoughts. Samuel Johnson
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex. Norman Vincent Peale