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Fame is empowering. My mistake was that I thought I would instinctively know how to handle it. But there's no manual, no training course.
A minute of thought is greater than an hour of talk.
John C. Maxwell
Orthodoxy is the diehard of the world of thought. It learns not, neither can it forget.
Thought must be divided against itself before it can come to any knowledge of itself.
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
For a long time, I thought I was ugly and disfigured. This made me shy and timid, and I often reacted to insults that were not intended.
I soothe my conscience now with the thought that it is better for hard words to be on paper than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.
The chief contribution of Protestantism to human thought is its massive proof that God is a bore.
H. L. Mencken
All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.
An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.
Thought is the parent of the deed.
I thought I would be a guy on the radio.
The hardest that I've laughed at a movie was probably Team America. I laughed 'til I thought I was just gonna throw up. I almost had to turn it off.
I love the women's movement, and I never thought of it as belonging to any particular segment of the population.
To fly as fast as thought, you must begin by knowing that you have already arrived.
I'm just glad to be feeling better. I really thought I'd be seeing Elvis soon.
Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.
Before 1915, space and time were thought of as a fixed arena in which events took place, but which was not affected by what happened in it. Space and time are now dynamic quantities... space and time not only affect but are also affected by everything that happens in the universe.
It took me 40 years to write my first book. When I was a child, I was encouraged to go to school. I was not encouraged to follow the career of a writer because my parents thought that I was going to starve to death.
This is slavery, not to speak one's thought.
Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.
Every President I think I've ever known, except Truman, has thought they didn't quite get done what they wanted done. And toward the end of their Administrations, they were disappointed and wished they had done some things differently.
As soon as man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
I have always held firmly to the thought that each one of us can do a little to bring some portion of misery to an end.
Many of us saw religion as harmless nonsense. Beliefs might lack all supporting evidence but, we thought, if people needed a crutch for consolation, where's the harm? September 11th changed all that.
John F. Kennedy
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