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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.
~ Thomas Paine | (English intellectual. ) | 1737-1809 | Thoughts
quotes Division : Intellectuals   
     
A man is infinitely more complicated than his thoughts.
~ Paul VA!lery | (French poet, essayist, and philosopher. ) | 1871-1945 | Thoughts
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator the smaller the fraction.
~ Leo Tolstoy | ( Russian writer. ) | 1828-1910 | Thoughts
quotes Division : Russian writers   
     
A man is literally what he thinks
~ James Allen | (British-born American essayist. ) | 1864-1912 | Thoughts
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
A man thinks as well through his legs and arms as this brain.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Thoughts
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
A man's thinking goes on within his consciousness in a seclusion in comparison with which any physical seclusion is an exhibition to public view.
~ Ludwig Wittgenstein | ( Austrian-British philosopher. ) | 1889-1951 | Thoughts
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A man's what he thinks about all day long
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Thoughts
quotes Division : American poets   
     
A sect or party is an incognito devised to save man from the vexation of thinking.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Thoughts
quotes Division : American poets   
     
All grand thoughts come from the heart.
~ Marquis de Vauvenargues | ( French moralist, essayist, and writer. ) | 1715-1747 | Thoughts
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.
~ Buddha | ( Founder of Buddhism. ) | 563 - 483 BC | Thoughts
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
~ James Allen | (British-born American essayist. ) | 1864-1912 | Thoughts
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.
~ George Santayana | ( American philosopher and poet. ) | 1863-1952 | Thoughts
quotes Division : American Philosophers   
     
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.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Thoughts
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
As the Fletcher whittles and makes straight his arrows, so the master directs his straying thoughts.
~ Buddha | ( Founder of Buddhism. ) | 563 - 483 BC | Thoughts
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Associate reverently, as much as you can, with your loftiest thoughts.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Thoughts
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.
~ David Hume | ( Scottish philosopher, economist and historian. ) | 1711-1776 | Thoughts
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Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Thoughts
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Clarity is the counterbalance of profound thoughts.
~ Marquis de Vauvenargues | ( French moralist, essayist, and writer. ) | 1715-1747 | Thoughts
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
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.
~ George Eliot | ( British writer. ) | 1819-1880 | Thoughts
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Each thought that is welcomed and recorded is a nest egg by the side of which more will be laid.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Thoughts
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
Either you think -- or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.
~ F. Scott Fitzgerald | (American writer. ) | 1896-1940 | Thoughts
quotes Division : American writers   
     

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