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Thoughts And Thinking Quotes

As the Fletcher whittles and makes straight his arrows, so the master directs his straying thoughts.

Author: Buddha (568-488 BC)

Profession: Founder of Buddhism

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.

Author: Buddha (568-488 BC)

Profession: Founder of Buddhism

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.

Author: Buddha (568-488 BC)

Profession: Founder of Buddhism

We are what we think. All that we are arises With our thoughts. With our thoughts, We make our world.

Author: Buddha (568-488 BC)

Profession: Founder of Buddhism

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.

Author: Buddha (568-488 BC)

Profession: Founder of Buddhism

There is nothing so unthinkable as thought, unless it be the entire absence of thought.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

I am not what I think. I am thinking what I think.

Author: Eric Butterworth

Profession:

For in itself a thought, a slumbering thought, is capable of years, and curdles a long life into one hour.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

The power of thought, the magic of the mind.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

Thought is the parent of the deed.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

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.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own contemplation.

Author: John Jay Chapman (1862-1933)

Profession: American Author

There are lots of people who cannot think seriously without injuring their minds.

Author: John Jay Chapman (1862-1933)

Profession: American Author

Man is what he believes.

Author: Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)

Profession: Russian Playwright, Short Story Writer

How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author