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An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
George Bernard Shaw
How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks.
I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Anyone who thinks they're important is usually just a pompous moron who can't deal with his or her own pathetic insignificance and the fact that what they do is meaningless and inconsequential.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble, attempts what is above its strength, pleads no excuse of impossibility; for it thinks all things lawful for itself, and all things possible.
Thomas a Kempis
Now, anybody who thinks that we can move this economy forward with just a few folks at the top doing well, hoping that it's going to trickle down to working people who are running faster and faster just to keep up, you'll never see it.
There is no man living that can not do more than he thinks he can.
Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband a month before she marries him and what she thinks of him a year afterward, and you will have the truth about him.
H. L. Mencken
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
The man that thinks he loves his mistress for her own sake is mightily mistaken.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.
Henry Ward Beecher
In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.
Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes.
If somebody thinks they're a hedgehog, presumably you just give 'em a mirror and a few pictures of hedgehogs and tell them to sort it out for themselves.
Everybody thinks making films back to back is a big deal but they did it all the time in the old days.
He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.
I think the average person thinks I'm a nut and I deserve whatever happens to me.
We think too small, like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view.
A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.
James Freeman Clarke
A man's as miserable as he thinks he is.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it runs the other way.
Honore de Balzac
A consistent thinker is a thoughtless person, because he conforms to a pattern; he repeats phrases and thinks in a groove.
Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.
Anyone who thinks that the vice-president can take a position independent of the president of his administration simply has no knowledge of politics or government. You are his choice in a political marriage, and he expects your absolute loyalty.
Hubert H. Humphrey
A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.
Today, the biggest challenge we must meet is the one we present to ourselves. To not become a nation that places entitlement ahead of accomplishment. To not become a country that places comfortable lies ahead of difficult truths. To not become a people that thinks so little of ourselves that we demand no sacrifice from each other.
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