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For years I'd thought my color was black: deep, dark, thoughtful, mysterious. Black, you can hide behind. But now I know it is red.
My dad used to say, 'You wouldn't worry so much about what people thought about you if you knew how seldom they did.
I was in enough to get along with people. I was never socially inarticulate. Not a loner. And that saved my life, saved my sanity. That and the writing. But to this day I distrust anybody who thought school was a good time. Anybody.
I was walking along and this chair came flying past me, and another, and another, and I thought, man, is this gonna be a good night.
Innocence is thought charming because it offers delightful possibilities for exploitation.
Difficult times disrupt your conventional ways of thinking and push you to forge better habits of thought, performance and being.
Robin S. Sharma
Human beings want to be free and however long they may agree to stay locked up, to stay oppressed, there will come a time when they say 'That's it.' Suddenly they find themselves doing something that they never would have thought they would be doing, simply because of the human instinct that makes them turn their face towards freedom.
Aung San Suu Kyi
When my mother took her turn to sit in a gown at her graduation, she thought she only had two career options: nursing and teaching. She raised me and my sister to believe that we could do anything, and we believed her.
My daddy thought - no, he expected - that my brothers and I and our generation would make the world a better place. He was correct in his belief because he had lived in an America of continual social progress, depression followed by prosperity, segregation by integration, and so on.
I thought I was an old soul, and that I knew life, but then starting the real life, I figured I am completely new.
You can lay in bed and think you don't stand a chance, that's what all of us thought, and here we are. We ended up doing all right.
Baldwin thought Europe was a bore, and Chamberlain thought it was only a greater Birmingham.
Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal.
All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the stone would fall back of its own weight. They had thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor.
If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Like everything metaphysical the harmony between thought and reality is to be found in the grammar of the language.
I cried on my 18th birthday. I thought 17 was such a nice age. You're young enough to get away with things, but you're old enough, too.
How come liberals never admit that they're liberal? They've now come up with a new word called 'progressive,' which I thought was an insurance company but apparently it's a label.
I always thought of photography as a naughty thing to do - that was one of my favorite things about it, and when I first did it, I felt very perverse.
I made mistakes in drama. I thought drama was when actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.
Nothing is more active than thought, for it travels over the universe, and nothing is stronger than necessity for all must submit to it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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