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Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry.

Our virtues are dearer to us the more we have had to suffer for them. It is the same with our children. All profound affection entertains a sacrifice. Our thoughts are often worse than we are, just as they are often better.
Each thought is a nail that is driven In structures that cannot decay; And the mansion at last will be given To us as we build it each day.
I think and that is all that I am.
The problem with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than their minds.
Man must get his thoughts, words and actions out of this vast moral jungle. We are not predators. We are, hopefully, more than instinctive killers and selfish brutes. Why take such a dim view of our potentialities and capabilities?
I thought so hard I got a headache.
To think is to practice brain chemistry.
Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own contemplation.
There are lots of people who cannot think seriously without injuring their minds.
Thought is the parent of the deed.
Thought once awakened does not again slumber; unfolds itself into a System of Thought; grows, in man after man, generation after generation, --till its full stature is reached, and such System of Thought can grow no farther, but must give place to another.
For in itself a thought, a slumbering thought, is capable of years, and curdles a long life into one hour.
I am not what I think. I am thinking what I think.
There is nothing so unthinkable as thought, unless it be the entire absence of thought.
Like many rich men, he thought in anecdotes; like many simple women, she thought in terms of biography.
Thought is the original source of all wealth, all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions, and of all achievement.
The busiest of living agents are certain dead men's thoughts.
Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.
Think twice before you speak to a friend in need.
One thought fills immensity.
He who thinks and thinks for himself, will always have a claim to thanks; it is no matter whether it be right or wrong, so as it be explicit. If it is right, it will serve as a guide to direct; if wrong, as a beacon to warn.
The surprises of thought are like those of love: they wear out. But here too you can carry on for a long time doing your conjugal duty.
No man should think himself a zero, and think he can do nothing about the state of the world.
Thoughts of themselves have no substance; let them arise and pass away unheeded. Thoughts will not take form of themselves, unless they are grasped by the attention; if they are ignored, there will be no appearing and no disappearing.
Thinking more than others about our own thoughts is not self-centeredness. It means that if asked what's on our mind, we are less likely to mention being aware of the world around us, and more likely to mention our inner reflections. But we are less likely to mention thinking about other people.
The deeper thought is, the taller she becomes.
The thought that we conceive in our soul is the image built later in our heart to think in our mind and then practically see in our life."~Anuj Somany