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All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.

Thoughts are things; they have tremendous power. Thoughts of doubt and fear are pathways to failure. When you conquer negative attitudes of doubt and fear you conquer failure. Thoughts crystallize into habit and habit solidifies into circumstances.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: Our life is the creation of our mind.
You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.
To find yourself, think for yourself.
You live with your thoughts -- so be careful what they are.
We are what we think. All that we are arises With our thoughts. With our thoughts, We make our world.
Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Learning without thought is labor lost. Thought without learning is perilous.
Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man.
Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself.
We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think -- rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with the thoughts of other men.
That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful.
I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings.
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.
Thoughts have power; thoughts are energy. And you can make your world or break it by your own thinking.
When thought becomes excessively painful, action is the finest remedy.
Build this day on a foundation of pleasant thoughts. Never fret at any imperfections that you fear may impede your progress. Remind yourself, as often as necessary, that you are a creature of God and have the power to achieve any dream by lifting up your thoughts. You can fly when you decide that you can. Never consider yourself defeated again. Let the vision in your heart be in your life's blueprint. Smile!
How you look at a situation is very important, for how you think about a problem may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. When you get discouraged or depressed, try changing your attitude from negative to positive and see how life can change for you. Remember, your attitude toward a situation can help you to change it -- you create the very atmosphere for defeat or victory.
The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it's unfamiliar territory.
We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.
Let the wise guard their thoughts, which are difficult to perceive, extremely subtle, and wander at will. Thought which is well guarded is the bearer of happiness.
Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us, while still broad awake; it can make transparent the mountains and everything that exists.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Thinkers think and doers do. But until the thinkers do and the doers think, progress will be just another word in the already overburdened vocabulary of the talkers who talk.
Nothing is more active than thought, for it travels over the universe, and nothing is stronger than necessity for all must submit to it.
Do not think that what your thoughts dwell upon is of no matter. Your thoughts are making you.
I was a freethinker before I knew how to think.
There is nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
Make not your thoughts you prisons.
The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results.
If everyone is thinking alike then somebody isn't thinking.
As you think, so shall you become.
Thinking is one thing no one has ever been able to tax.