Thought: (think... conscious...deliberat... )

A deed knocks first at Thought and then it knocks at Will that is the manufacturing spot. --- Emily Dickinson 1830

A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. --- William James 1842

A man is what he thinks about all day long. --- Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803

A man's value to the community primarily depends on how far his feelings, thoughts, and actions are directed towards promoting the good of his fellows. --- Albert Einstein 1879

All that mankind has done, thought, or been is lying in magic preservation in the pages of books. --- Thomas Carlyle 1795

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well. There is nothing more potent than thought. Deed follows word and word follows thought. The word is the result of a mighty thought, and where the thought is mighty and pure the result is always mighty and pure. --- Mohandas K. Gandhi

Always direct your thoughts to those truths that will give you confidence, hope, joy, love, thanksgiving, and turn away your mind from those that inspire you with fear, sadness, depression. --- Bertrand Wilbertforce

An entirely new system of thought is needed, a system based on attention to people, and not primarily attention to goods .... --- E.F. Schumacher

Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or other. If we cultivate the habit of doing the service deliberately, our desire for service will steadily grow stronger, and will make, not only for our own happiness, but that of the world at large. --- Mahatma Gandhi 1869

Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone. --- Charles De Gaulle 1890

Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought. --- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi 1893

Do not think that what is hard for thee to master is impossible for man; but if a thing is possible and proper to man, deem it attainable by thee. --- Marcus Aurelius 121

Dreams don't have to come true at age 20, 30, or 40; they often occur long past when you thought possible. --- Anon xxxx

Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again. --- Evelyn Underhill

Every revolution was first a thought in one man's mind. --- Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803

Every thought I have imprisioned in expression I must free by my deeds. --- Kahlil Gibran 1883

Fear grows out of the things we think; it lives in our minds. Compassion grows out of the things we are, and lives in our hearts. --- Barbara Garrison

Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crack-pot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost. --- Thomas J. Watson

How can you come to know yourself? Never by thinking, always by doing. Try to do your duty, and you'll know right away what you amount to. And what is your duty? Whatever the day calls for. --- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749

I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone, Arizona. It says: "Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damnedest." I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have - when he gives everything that is in him to do the job he has before him. That is all you can ask of him and that is what I have tried to do. --- Harry S. Truman

I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday. --- Abraham Lincoln 1809

If a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking him if there's anyting you can do. Think of something appropriate and do it. --- E.W. Howe 1853

If any man wish to write in a clear style, let him be first clear in his thoughts; and if any would write in a noble style, let him first possess a noble soul. --- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749

If you think about what you ought to do for other people, your character will take care of itself. --- Woodrow Wilson 1856

If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory. --- William Hazlett 1778

It is not what we see and touch or that which others do for us which makes us happy; it is that which we think and feel and do, first for the other fellow and then for ourselves. --- Helen Keller 1880

Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power. --- Henry George

Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning. --- Winston Churchill 1874

Mind is everything; we become what we think. --- Buddha 563BC

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has. --- Margaret Mead

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