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Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you are without a chain; that you have the right to explore all heights and depth; that there are no walls nor fences, nor prohibited places, nor sacred corners in all the vast expanse of thought.
Robert Green Ingersoll
I think the world would be a lot better off if more people were to define themselves in terms of their own standards and values and not what other people said or thought about them.
When thought becomes excessively painful, action is the finest remedy.
Do you remember when you were 10 or 11 years old and you really thought your folks were the best? They were completely omniscient and you took their word for everything. And then you got older and you went through this hideous age when suddenly they were the devil, they were bullies, and they didn't know anything.
Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason; they made no such demand upon those who wrote them.
Charles Caleb Colton
Some people thought we were presenting Archie as a false character. President Nixon thought we were making a fool out of a good man.
There are two good things in life - freedom of thought and freedom of action.
W. Somerset Maugham
To live without killing is a thought which could electrify the world, if men were only capable of staying awake long enough to let the idea soak in.
As a kid, I might have been psycho, I guess, but I used to throw golf balls in the trees and try and somehow make par from them. I thought that was fun.
The thought of' the inferiority of the Negro is drilled into him in almost every class he enters and in almost every book he studies.
Carter G. Woodson
My dad used to say, 'You wouldn't worry so much about what people thought about you if you knew how seldom they did.
For in itself a thought, a slumbering thought, is capable of years, and curdles a long life into one hour.
Dialectic thought is an attempt to break through the coercion of logic by its own means.
I never understood why when you died, you didn't just vanish, everything could just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn't be there. I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say 'figment.'
Everything that enlarges the sphere of human powers, that shows man he can do what he thought he could not do, is valuable.
There is, indeed, nothing that so much seduces reason from vigilance, as the thought of passing life with an amiable woman.
True love makes the thought of death frequent, easy, without terrors; it merely becomes the standard of comparison, the price one would pay for many things.
The world in general doesn't know what to make of originality; it is startled out of its comfortable habits of thought, and its first reaction is one of anger.
W. Somerset Maugham
Prayer is a thought, a belief, a feeling, arising within the mind of the one praying.
The human animal cannot be trusted for anything good except en masse. The combined thought and action of the whole people of any race, creed or nationality, will always point in the right direction.
Harry S. Truman
Millions of people thought Archie was a happy hero.
No matter how brilliantly an idea is stated, we will not really be moved unless we have already half thought of it ourselves.
I obviously have a knack for getting on paper what a lot of people have thought and didn't realize they thought. And they say, 'Hey, yeah!' And they like that.
At a time when nobody thought we'd ever see a new steel mill built in America, we took a chance and built one in a corn field in Indiana. Today Steel Dynamics is one of the largest steel producers in the United States.
It is not my mode of thought that has caused my misfortunes, but the mode of thought of others.
Marquis de Sade
Any one reflecting upon the thought he has of the delight, which any present or absent thing is apt to produce in him, has the idea we call love.
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.
Like everybody who is not in love, he thought one chose the person to be loved after endless deliberations and on the basis of particular qualities or advantages.
I place no hope in my strength, nor in my works: but all my confidence is in God my protector, who never abandons those who have put all their hope and thought in him.
There are three principles in a man's being and life, the principle of thought, the principle of speech, and the principle of action. The origin of all conflict between me and my fellow-men is that I do not say what I mean and I don't do what I say.
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