think too small. Like the frog at the bottom of the
well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of
the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely
all think alike, no one thinks very much.
I have found power in the mysteries of thought.
are but dreams till their effects be tried.
give me some credit for genius. All the genius I have
lies in this: When I have a subject in hand, I study
it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. I explore
it in all its bearings. My mind becomes pervaded with
it. Then the effort which I make is what the people
call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and
aim of education should be to teach us how to think,
rather than what to think.
Our thought patterns dictate the way
we perceive and explain reality, including our relationship to ourself and the world.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Full Catastrophe Living
gems of painting or statuary are in the world of art,
or what flowers are in the world of nature, are gems
of thought to the cultivated and the thinking.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Every good thought you think is contributing its share to the ultimate result of your life.
are able who think they are able.
bring forth weeds when our quick minds lie still.
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
means of strengthening one's intellect, is to make up one's mind about nothing - to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts.
man has a train of thought on which he rides when he
Joseph Fort Newton
Through space the universe grasps me and swallows me up like a speck; through thought I grasp it.
less men think, the more they talk.
as are thy habitual thoughts, such also will be the
character of thy mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.
without thought is labor lost; thought without learning
universe is change;
our life is what our thoughts make it.
thoughts are epochs in our lives; all else is but as
a journal of the winds that blow while we are here.
Henry David Thoreau
words are things, and a small drop of ink
Falling like dew upon a thought, produces
That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
Sir Aubrey De Vere
rule the world.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Your thoughts are far more powerful and have far more energy than your actions.
is the talking of the soul with itself.
Man is a plant which bears thoughts, just as a rose-tree bears roses and an apple-tree bears apples.
Antoine Fabre D'Olivert,
L'Histoire philosophique du genre humain
thoughts are mental wild-flowers.
Mme. du Deffand
disposition will be suitable to that which you most
frequently think on; for the soul is, as it were, tinged
with the color and complexion of its own thoughts.
to understand a grand and beautiful thought requires,
perhaps, as much time as to conceive it.
is the hardest work there is, which is the probably
reason why so few people engage in it.
I must do is all that concerns me, not what other people
Ralph Waldo Emerson
efficient man is the man who thinks for himself, and
is capable of thinking hard and long.
Charles W. Eliot
is the soul of act.
are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts.
Sir Philip Sidney
your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
thinking commonly leads to wrong judgments and wrong
Humphrey B. Neil
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