Sunday, 2 October 2011

Thoughts - Quotes

A man would do well to carry a pencil in his pocket and write the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought are commonly the most valuable and should be secured, because they seldom return. - Unknown

A person who shows a sour face must be having sour thoughts as well. Behaviour always follows thought. - Unknown

A ship can sail around the world many, many times, but just let enough water get into the ship and it will sink. Just so with the human mind. Let enough negative thoughts or improper thoughts get into the human mind and the person sinks just like a ship. - Alfred Montapert 

A thought may be very commendable as a thought, but I value it chiefly as a window through which I can obtain insight on the thinker. - Alexander Smith

All that we are arises With our thoughts. With our thoughts, We make our world. - The Buddha

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. - The Buddha

All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking. - Friedrich Nietzsche

All truly wise thoughts have been thought already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, till they take root in our personal experience. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought. - Napoleon Hill

Anyone who lifts his thoughts can ascent, triumph, and achieve anything he does irrespective of the obstacles he faces. - Unknown

Any thought that is passed on to the subconscious often enough and convincingly enough is finally accepted. - Robert Collier

As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives. - Henry David Thoreau

As surgeons keep their instruments and knives always at hand for cases requiring immediate treatment, so shouldst thou have thy thoughts ready to understand things divine and human, remembering in thy every act, even the smallest, how close is the bond that unites the two. - Marcus Aurelius

Beautiful thoughts build a beautiful soul. - Wayne Dyer

Change your thoughts and you change your world. - Norman Vincent Peale

Dive into the sea of thought, and find there pearls beyond price. - Moses Ibn Ezra

Don’t accept that others know you better than yourself. Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results. - James Allen

Even as water carves monuments of stone, so do our thoughts shape our character. - Hugh B. Brown 

Every positive thought is a silent prayer which will change your life. - Bryant McGill

Every revolution was first a thought in one mans mind. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit. Let a man radically alter his thoughts, and he will be astonished at the rapid transformation it will effect in the material conditions of his life. Men do not attract that which they want, but that which they are. - James Allen

If we are not responsible for the thoughts that pass through our doors, we, at least, are responsible for those which we admit and entertain. - Charles B. Newcomb

I have no riches but my thoughts. Yet these are wealth enough for me. - Sara Teasdale

It is hard for the face to conceal the thoughts of the heart. - Unknown

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts. - Robert Schuller

Look sharply after your own thoughts. They come unlooked for, like a new bird seen on your trees, and, if you turn to your usual task, disappear; and you shall never find that perception again. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man cannot produce a single work without the assistance of the slow, assiduous, corrosive worm of thought. - Eugenio Montale

Mans greatness lies in his power of thought. - Mortimer Jerome Adler

More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth. - Unknown

Negative thought patterns can eat away at you like a cancer. Cut them out by thinking positively. You will be amazed what a difference it will make in your day, your spirit, and your life.

No one can ever overcome anything until his thoughts are creative and positive. - Norman Vincent Peale

Once you become consciously aware of just how powerful your thoughts are, you will realize everything in your life is exactly how  you allow it to be. - Unknown

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, youll start having positive results. - Willie Nelson

One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day. - Unknown 

Only thoughts can travel faster than the speed of light. Think and you are there. - Unknown

Our concentrated thoughts are greatly effective. When we visualize our desired ideals and the service we want to render, we may be sure that we will be successful. - Unknown

Our life is what our thoughts make it. A man will find that as he alters his thoughts toward things and other people, things and other people will alter towards him. - James Allen

Our thoughts are penetrating, far reaching, and once we begin to radiate a loving appreciation to others, a fusion of the light of the mind and of the living grow within us will begin to take place. - Unknown

Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts. - Marcus Aurelius

That a man can change himself … and master his own destiny is the conclusion of every mind who is wide-awake to the power of right thought. - Unknown

The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results. - Norman Vincent Peale

The right to express our thoughts means something only if we are able to have thoughts of our own. - Erich Fromm

The universe is transformation; our life is what our thoughts make it. - Marcus Aurelius

They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts. - Philip Sidney

Think truly, and thy thoughts shall the world’s famine feed. - Unknown

Thought is the fountain of action, life and manifestation; make the fountain pure, and all will be pure. - James Allen

Thought is the parent of the deed. - Thomas Carlyle

Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. - Amos Bronson Alcott

Thoughts are invisible clouds that go out and gather up results for us. They determine what we reap. - Unknown

Thoughts come into our minds by avenues which we never left open, and thoughts go out of our minds through avenues which we never voluntarily opened. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thoughts create powerful energy that empowers you. It affects how you feel within, which in turn affects how you perform in life. And it is how you perform that determines where you will be in the world. - Unknown

The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large. - Confucius

There is nothing in this world that can trouble you as much as y our own thoughts. - Unknown

Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings – always darker, emptier and simpler. - Friedrich Nietzsche

To him whose elastic and vigorous thought keeps pace with the sun, the day is a perpetual morning. - Henry David Thoreau

Today, try to replace every negative thought with a positive one. Try it again tomorrow and then again the next day… until it becomes a habit. Eventually, you will think more positive thoughts than negative ones, and you will attract more positive things into your life. - Unknown

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. - The Buddha

We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far. - Swami Vivekananda

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world. - The Buddha

We clothe events with the drapery of our own thoughts. . . . - James Allen

When a thought is too weak to be expressed simply, it should be rejected. - Marquis De Vauvenargues

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions. - W. Clement Stone

You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you. - James Allen

You can make a difference in the world like a ripple effect just by changing one thought. - Sheena Stegent

You can suffocate a thought by expressing it with too many words. - Frank A. Clark

Your habitual thoughts will determine your future. Always be mindful of the energy that you bring into your life. Think positively. - Unknown

Your morning thoughts may determine your conduct for the day. Optimistic thoughts will make your day bright and productive, while pessimistic thinking will make it dull and wasteful. Face each day cheerfully, smilingly and courageously, and it will naturally follow that your work will be a real pleasure and progress will be a delightful accomplishment. - William M. Peck

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