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100+ Thought Quotes

Thought Is the act of thinking; the exercise of the mind in any of its higher forms; reflection; cogitation. Thought defines the intellectual product or the organized views and principles of a period, place, group, or individual. This is a collection of 100+ thought quotes and thought sayings.



1. Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life. Victor Hugo
2. A minute of thought is greater than an hour of talk. John C. Maxwell
3. Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. Percy Bysshe Shelley
4. A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money. John Ruskin
5. If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. Peace Pilgrim
6. Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. Robert Frost
7. Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought. Napoleon Hill
8. Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. Percy Bysshe Shelley
9. Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. John F. Kennedy
10. We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges. Tim Berners-Lee
11. If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid. Epictetus
12. Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. Unknown
13. I never thought of myself as being handsome or good-looking or whatever. Elton John
14. Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel. Augustus Hare
15. I never thought of myself as being handsome or good-looking or whatever. I always felt like an outsider. Elton John
16. True charity is the desire to be useful to others with no thought of recompense. Emanuel Swedenborg
17. The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve. Buddha
18. If you want to be thought a liar, always tell the truth. Logan Pearsall Smith
19. Colors answer feeling in man; shapes answer thought; and motion answers will. John Sterling
20. The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money. Thomas Jefferson
21. Virginity can be lost by a thought. St. Jerome
22. Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought. Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
23. If it can be written, or thought, it can be filmed. Stanley Kubrick
24. But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought. George Orwell
25. To achieve, you need thought. You have to know what you are doing and that's real power. Ayn Rand
26. Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason. Francis Bacon
27. Man's greatness lies in his power of thought. Blaise Pascal
28. Strategy requires thought, tactics require observation. Max Euwe
29. Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against. Bruce Lee
30. There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept. Ansel Adams
31. The concept of absurdity is something I'm attracted to. David Lynch



32. I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts. John Locke
33. I never thought a role model should be negative. Michael Jordan
35. Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought. William Osler
36. Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend. Mao Zedong
37. You have a responsibility to make inclusion a daily thought, so we can get rid of the word 'inclusion.' Theodore Melfi
38. A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
39. How frail the human heart must be - a mirrored pool of thought. Sylvia Plath
40. You think about getting old, but when you get there, it's not what you thought it would be. Jerry Lewis
41. Language is the dress of thought. Samuel Johnson
42. No truly great person ever thought themselves so. William Hazlitt
43. So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who don't even know that fire is hot. George Orwell
44. For in itself a thought, a slumbering thought, is capable of years, and curdles a long life into one hour. Lord Byron
45. There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust. Saint Francis de Sales
46. Fascism is a religious concept. Benito Mussolini
47. A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought. Warren Buffett
48. A thought is an idea in transit. Pythagoras
49. The next time you have a thought... let it go. Ron White
50. An inspiration - a long, deep breath of the pure air of thought - could alone give health to the heart. Richard Jefferies
51. One thought fills immensity. William Blake
52. The great advantage of being human is that we can employ rational thought and resolve to change our circumstances. Mariella Frostrup
53. Scientific thought, then, is not momentary; it is not a static instance; it is a process. Jean Piaget
54. Writing crystallizes thought and thought produces action. Paul J. Meyer
55. We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong. Bono
56. The virtues of science are skepticism and independence of thought. Walter Gilbert
57. Thought and theory must precede all salutary action; yet action is nobler in itself than either thought or theory. Virginia Woolf
58. Eternity's a terrible thought. I mean, where's it all going to end? Tom Stoppard
59. I never thought about being famous. Damon Wayans



60. The world is not run by thought, nor by imagination, but by opinion. Elizabeth Drew
61. Idolatry is in a man's own thought, not in the opinion of another. John Selden
62. We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking. Santosh Kalwar
63. Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart. Roy T. Bennett
64. The soul becomes dyed with the colour of its thoughts. Marcus Aurelius
65. Guard well your thoughts when alone and your words when accompanied. Roy T. Bennett
66. A sick thought can devour the body's flesh more than fever or consumption. Guy de Maupassant
67. Where does a thought go when it's forgotten? Sigmund Freud
68. Reality is a projection of your thoughts or the things you habitually think about. Stephen Richards
69. In a very real sense we have two minds, one that thinks and one that feels. Daniel Goleman
70. The ancestor of every action is a thought. Ralph Waldo Emerson
71. Your thoughts are your message to the world.
72. Thoughts are like burning stars, and ideas, they flood, they stretch the universe. Criss Jami
73. Thoughts are divine. Virginia Woolf
74. Thoughts are as simple as the process…a message from the soul; conveyed through the heart; received in the mind. Jeremy Aldana
75. Do not share your thoughts with people who think that what you are thinking is not worth thinking. Michael Bassey Johnson
76. Don't believe everything you think. Thoughts are just that - thoughts. Allan Lokos
77. Positive thoughts lead to positive results. Maria V. Snyder
78. Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts. Germaine de Staƫl
79. Create your best life with your consciously chosen thoughts, words, and actions. Amy Leigh Mercree
80. First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination. Napoleon Hill
81. Choose thoughts that give you the emotions of being alive and excited about life. Bryant McGill
82. Thoughts and feelings change sometimes, as one crosses the frontiers. Villiers de L'Isle-Adam
83. You set up your place in my thoughts, moved in and made my thinking crowded. Emily Saliers
83. The deeper thought is, the taller it becomes. Dejan Stojanovic
84. Different languages, the same thoughts; servant to thoughts and their masters. Different languages, the same thoughts; servant to thoughts and their masters. Dejan Stojanovic
85. Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart. Roy Bennett
86. Thus I spoke, more and more softly; for I was afraid of my own thoughts and the thoughts behind my thoughts. Friedrich Nietzsche
87. Our thoughts create our world. Stephen Richards
88. Reality is based on, and controlled by, our thoughts. Christine Rice
89. Two thoughts cannot coexist at the same time: if the clear light of mindfulness is present, there is no room for mental twilight. Nyanaponika Thera



90. Never underestimate the power of thought; it is the greatest path to discovery. Idowu Koyenikan
91. I have no riches but my thoughts, Yet these are wealth enough for me. Sara Teasdale
92. If we examine our thoughts, we shall find them always occupied with the past and the future. Blaise Pascal
93. Through words to the meaning of thoughts with no words. Dejan Stojanovic
94. Your thoughts and emotions will dictate the kind of life you will have. Jayson Engay
95. We are the thoughts we choose to keep. A.D. Posey
96. Nothing has a greater influence over your life than your thoughts rather they are negative or positive. Tasha Hoggatt
97. Men employ speech only to conceal their thoughts. Voltaire
98. Spare a thought for those that can't. Anthony T. Hincks
99. Life, dreams, thoughts. Formless and endless. Vatsal Surti
100. Your internal thoughts become your external life. Avina Celeste
101. Thoughts are very powerful, so use them wisely and be careful. Anon
102. Every thought you have either works for or against you. Akiroq Brost
103. It's when we sit on a chair that we hide our true thoughts. Anthony T. Hincks
104. All limits exist only in thought, and that is where they are overcome. Alan Cohen
105. The best place to get lost is to get lost in ones own thoughts. Sonakshi lahiri
106. Some thoughts hand up like stars, they just keep the skies awake. Nouf Alfadl
107. The power is in you. Every one of your thoughts, feelings, believes, words. Marie Delanote
108. Let’s squeeze the cloud of thoughts and drink the water of wisdom to quench the thirst of enlightenment. Come, let’s meditate. Sw. Chidananda Tirtha
109. I like to think serious thoughts but I don't like to take them seriously. Marty Rubin
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