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And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared.
Money, it turned out, was exactly like sex, you thought of nothing else if you didn't have it and thought of other things if you did.
James A. Baldwin
I can well conceive a man without hands, feet, head. But I cannot conceive man without thought; he would be a stone or a brute.
(On seeing a former lover for the first time in years) I thought I told you to wait in the car.
Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Thought once awakened does not again slumber; unfolds itself into a System of Thought; grows, in man after man, generation after generation, - till its full stature is reached, and such System of Thought can grow no farther, but must give place to another.
I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in.
Through my illness I learned rejection. I was written off. That was the moment I thought, Okay, game on. No prisoners. Everybody's going down.
If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated.
Carter G. Woodson
I thought they'd get one of us, but Jack, after all he's been through, never worried about it I thought it would be me.
We call a man a bigot or a slave of dogma because he is a thinker who has thought thoroughly and to a definite end.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Searching is half the fun: life is much more manageable when thought of as a scavenger hunt as opposed to a surprise party.
An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.
There are necessary evils. Money is an important thing in terms of representing freedom in our world. And now I have a daughter to think about. It's really the first time I've thought about the future and what it could be.
In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what you said or thought.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
As soon as I started writing, other writers stopped wanting me acting in their shows - maybe they thought I was going to rewrite them.
Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.
Harry S. Truman
One thought fills immensity.
The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.
Honore de Balzac
'I wish life was not so short,' he thought. 'Languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.'
J. R. R. Tolkien
In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world, and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure on the world.
Some photographers take reality... and impose the domination of their own thought and spirit. Others come before reality more tenderly and a photograph to them is an instrument of love and revelation.
I don't think the money people in Hollywood have ever thought I was normal, but I am dedicated to my work and that's what counts.
It was such a lovely day I thought it a pity to get up.
W. Somerset Maugham
A radical generally meant a man who thought he could somehow pull up the root without affecting the flower. A conservative generally meant a man who wanted to conserve everything except his own reason for conserving anything.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
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