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We in America have everything we need except the most important thing of all-time to think and the habit of thought.

It is the power of thought that gives man power over nature.
A man is literally what he thinks
We think in generalities, but we live in detail.
Clarity is the counterbalance of profound thoughts.
We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks, if we agree with him.
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.
The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation for myself thinking once or twice a week.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.
Many people would sooner die than think. In fact they do.
We find it hard to believe that other people's thoughts are as silly as our own, but they probably are.
There is a criterion by which you can judge whether the thoughts you are thinking and the things you are doing are right for you. The criterion is: Have they brought you inner peace? If they have not, there is something wrong with them -- so keep seeking! If what you do has brought you inner peace, stay with what you believe is right.
All great discoveries are made by men whose feelings run ahead of their thinking.
A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. But the tumult soon subsides. Time makes more converts than reason.
Thoughts are the shadows of our sensations -- always darker, emptier, simpler than these.
If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.
The Law of Attraction attracts to you everything you need, according to the nature of your thought life. Your environment and financial condition are the perfect reflection of your habitual thinking. Thought rules the world.
If one wants to abide in the thought-free state, a struggle is inevitable. One must fight one's way through before regaining one's original primal state. If one succeeds in the fight and reaches the goal, the enemy, namely the thoughts, will all subside in the Self and disappear entirely.
I refuse the compliment that I think like a man, thought has no sex, one either thinks or one does not.
Thought takes man out of servitude, into freedom.
Where all men think alike, no one thinks very much.
In America we can say what we think, and even if we can't think, we can say it anyhow.
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
The minute a phrase, becomes current, it becomes an apology for not thinking accurately to the end of the sentence.
Carve every word before you let it fall.
Every thought we think is creating our future.
Thought expands, but paralyzes; action animates, but narrows.
All truly wise thoughts have been thoughts 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.
We do not live to think, but, on the contrary, we think in order that we may succeed in surviving.
Thinking is not to agree or disagree. That is voting.
Profundity of thought belongs to youth, clarity of thought to old age.
A sect or party is an incognito devised to save man from the vexation of thinking.
Life consists in what a person is thinking of all day.
I roamed the countryside searching for answers to things I did not understand. Why thunder lasts longer than that which causes it, and why immediately on its creation the lightning becomes visible to the eye while thunder requires time to travel. How the various circles of water form around the spot which has been struck by a stone and why a bird sustains itself in the air. These questions and other strange phenomena engaged my thought throughout my life.
He that thinks he is the happiest man, really is so. But he that thinks he is the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.
If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.
Man is what he believes.