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

Thought is the sculptor who can create the person you want to be.
A man thinks as well through his legs and arms as this brain.
Guard your roving thoughts with a jealous care, for speech is but the dialer of thoughts, and every fool can plainly read in your words what is the hour of your thoughts.
I have no riches but my thoughts. Yet these are wealth enough for me.
Arouse the mind without resting it on anything.
A man of meditation is happy, not for an hour or a day, but quite round the circle of all his years.
What stops people in their tracks is a small mental packet of energy. It is called a thought. They think I can't.
It is difficult, if not impossible, for most people to think otherwise than in the fashion of their own period.
Some persons do first, think afterward, and then repent forever.
The birth of thought in the depths of the spirit, the shaping and ordering of it into periods, the translation into signs, and above all the transference of it from one spirit to another, the communication that is, if only for an instant, the meeting of two beings, with the unforeseeable consequences that such a meeting always causes, is in fact a miracle; except that the moment one stops to think about it one can't even write a letter.
Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, the chief glory of man.
Thoughts is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible; thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit.
Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth more than ruin more even than death. Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought looks into the pit of hell and is not afraid. Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief glory of man.
To reflect is to disturb one's thoughts.
Nothing has any power over me other than that which I give it through my conscious thoughts.
The thought pattern characteristic of the right brain lends itself to the formation of original ideas, insights, discoveries. We might describe it as the kind of thought prevalent in early childhood, when everything is new and everything has meaning. If you have ever walked along a beach and suddenly stopped to pick up a piece of driftwood because it looked to you like a leaping impala or a troll, you know the feeling of pleasure that comes from the sudden recognition of a form. Your Design mind (right brain) has perceived connections and had made a pattern of meaning. It takes logical, rational acts and facts of the world you know, the snippets of your experience, the bits and pieces of your language capabilities, and perceives connections, patterns, and relationships in them.
A hundred wagon loads of thoughts will not pay a single ounce of debt.
Think of your own faults the first part of the night when you are awake, and of the faults of others the latter part of the night when you are asleep.
When thoughts arise, then do all things arise. When thoughts vanish, then do all things vanish.
The how thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile ifs.
Modern man likes to pretend that his thinking is wide-awake. But this wide-awake thinking has led us into the mazes of a nightmare in which the torture chambers are endlessly repeated in the mirrors of reason.
Man is only a reed, the weakest in nature; but he is a thinking reed. There is no need for the whole universe to take up arms to crush him: a vapor, a drop of water is enough to kill him. But even if the universe were to crush him, man would still be nobler than his slayer, because he knows that he is dying and the advantage the universe has over him. The universe knows nothing of this.
Man is obviously made for thinking. Therein lies all his dignity and his merit; and his whole duty is to think as he ought.
If we examine our thoughts, we shall find them always occupied with the past and the future.
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.
Man cannot produce a single work without the assistance of the slow, assiduous, corrosive worm of thought.
It's only a thought, and a thought can be changed.
I have known countless people who were reservoirs of learning, but never had a thought.
No brain is stronger than its weakest think.
I think I did pretty well, considering I started out with nothing but a bunch of blank paper.
If you make people think they're thinking they'll love you: but if you really make them think, they'll hate you.
The birthplace of success for each person is in his Inner-Consciousness. The Inner-Consciousness will use whatever it is given. If constructive thoughts are planted positive outcomes will be the result. Plant the seeds of failure and failure will follow.
An arrow may fly through the air and leave no trace; but an ill thought leaves a trail like a serpent.
Thinking clearly and effectively is the greatest asset of any human being. We are constantly reminded that the one superiority that man has over other animals is the ability to think. It is primarily our ability to think that sets us apart from other animals.

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