Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 535
Natural Quick

The encouragement I got from Campbell was a quick check and praise. Once the Space Beagle was launched on its mission, it seemed natural for it to breed additional thoughts.

- A. E. van Vogt

Thought Remain

I do not find it easy to articulate thoughts about religion. I remain the sort of person who turns off 'Thought for the Day' when it comes on the radio.

- A. N. Wilson

Having Britain

Like many people in Britain, I have an affectionate respect for the Queen, and am surprised that I should be having such republican thoughts.

- A. N. Wilson

Kings Dead

It is eerie being all but alone in Westminster Abbey. Without the tourists, there are only the dead, many of them kings and queens. They speak powerfully and put my thoughts into vivid perspective.

- A. N. Wilson

Morals Birth

Customs form us all, our thoughts, our morals, our most fixed beliefs; are consequences of our place of birth.

- Aaron Hill

Notes Films

They say an elephant never forgets. Well, you are not an elephant. Take notes, constantly. Save interesting thoughts, quotations, films, technologies... the medium doesn't matter, so long as it inspires you.

- Aaron Koblin

Human Being

But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication.

- Abraham Maslow

Thought Putting

When you start putting too much thought into it, the music starts getting too revealing. You don't need to know all my inner thoughts.

- Action Bronson

Better Lives

We all have thoughts and feelings that we believe are fundamental to our lives but that are better left unspoken.

- Adam Grant

Some Sophia

When you go to the Sistine Chapel with Sophia Loren, it can be quite some time before your thoughts turn to the ceiling.

- Adam West

Myself Express

With writing, I can express myself, really, and share my ideas and just let my thoughts flow out.

- Adora Svitak

Best Gift

To be free from evil thoughts is God's best gift.

- Aeschylus

Happiness Need

Sometimes people just need to be heard. They find happiness in sharing their thoughts.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Thankful Your

Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.

- Alan Cohen

Human Being Being

Any human being has private thoughts.

- Alan Dershowitz

Love Own

Science requires a society because even people who are trying to be good thinkers love their own thoughts and theories - much of the debugging has to be done by others.

- Alan Kay

Education Making

It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical.

- Alan Perlis

Toast His

We toast the Lisp programmer who pens his thoughts within nests of parentheses.

- Alan Perlis

Reading Whole

Reading is a heady thing. You can be into the action of someone's thoughts and take a whole trip down someone's ruminations while seconds tick by in the world that they're in, but you can't really do that in film.

- Alan Tudyk

Will Lives

Our thoughts really do create our lives. They've done a lot of research showing if you're an optimistic, positive person you will be a healthier person than if you're a sad, depressed, negative person.

- Alana Stewart

Think Though

I watch what I eat. I'm careful with exercise. I do enough to try to stay healthy, but I don't overdo, and I pace myself... Most important of all though, I try to think healthy thoughts.

- Alana Stewart

Door Deeds

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.

- Albert Camus

God Rest

I want to know all Gods thoughts; all the rest are just details.

- Albert Einstein

Motives Which

People have motives and thoughts of which they are unaware.

- Albert Ellis

Mind Emotions

I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.

- Alex Grey


Many people - especially those people who earn livings by convincing editors and bookers that rich and influential strangers consider their thoughts and opinions interesting - have ideas about who should or should not run for president.

- Alex Pareene

Burn Brought

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.

- Alexander Graham Bell

Hidden Chain

Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a hidden chain; awake but one, and in, what myriads rise!

- Alexander Pope

New Grows

The world is not so much in need of new thoughts as that when thought grows old and worn with usage it should, like current coin, be called in, and, from the mint of genius, reissued fresh and new.

- Alexander Smith

Emotions Next

All that time that we spend tweeting our thoughts and emotions to our next of kin, we could be writing the great American novel, starting a business, or just living.

- Alexandra Petri

Voice Tolerant

Harvard is a wondrously tolerant climate for debate and exchange among a wide variety of thoughts, backgrounds, and beliefs, but the voice of religion on campus is largely inaudible.

- Alexandra Petri

Figure Felt

Even when I was saying I was Agnostic and trying to figure out my thoughts, I felt God was allowing me to do that.

- Alfre Woodard

Power Fate

Question: Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because we have the power to control our thoughts, our attitudes. That is why many people live in the withering negative world. That is why many people live in the Positive Faith world.

- Alfred A. Montapert

Guard Read

Guard your roving thoughts with a jealous care, for speech is but the dealer of thoughts, and every fool can plainly read in your words what is the hour of your thoughts.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Same Conceal

The same words conceal and declare the thoughts of men.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Feeling Your

It's no fun feeling your thoughts are being controlled by an electrode, and someone else is holding the clicker.

- Alice Weaver Flaherty

Emotions Many

My music comes from many, many, many places. My emotions, my feelings, my thoughts, and conversations I have with people I know who influence me.

- Alicia Keys

Own Away

The great thing about running is that you can get away to your own thoughts and get in a little bubble.

- Alistair Brownlee

Deeds Which

Authentic values are those by which a life can be lived, which can form a people that produces great deeds and thoughts.

- Allan Bloom

Think Through

I think it was when I ran into Kerouac and Burroughs - when I was 17 - that I realized I was talking through an empty skull... I wasn't thinking my own thoughts or saying my own thoughts.

- Allen Ginsberg

Love Mind

With such thoughts in your mind, now that you have resolved to love Him and please Him with all your strength, your only fear should be to fear God too much and to place too little confidence in Him.

- Alphonsus Liguori


Coming together should be considered something positive for people and communities. When thoughts come together, that can be more positive than an individual thought.

- Amitabh Bachchan

Normal Meant

'Normal' is not clinical, it's not autobiographical, and I don't claim to be objective. It's strictly my perceptions and thoughts about the people that I met and the stories that I heard. It was never meant to be an academic work.

- Amy Bloom

Mind Unrest

One thing above all gives charm to men's thoughts, and this is unrest. A mind that is not uneasy irritates and bores me.

- Anatole France

Always Going

People that want to talk can talk. Even a parrot talks. People are always going to have their thoughts on what they're going to say.

- Anderson Silva

Moving On About

Not fighting, avoiding talking to fans... that's when the thoughts creep in about retiring and moving on to something else.

- Andre Ward

Eggs Basket

Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket.

- Andrew Carnegie

Stress Remember

Remember that stress doesn't come from what's going on in your life. It comes from your thoughts about what's going on in your life.

- Andrew J. Bernstein

Negative Want

Negative thoughts stick around because we believe them, not because we want them or choose them.

- Andrew J. Bernstein

Emotions Affect

Worrisome thoughts and their resulting feelings are a form of self strangulation. They not only strangle your emotions. They affect your physical life as well, and your ability to focus and get things done.

- Andrew J. Bernstein

Think Through

You might think that shifting your thoughts is as easy as setting your mind to it. But stressful thoughts aren't held in place through choice or will power. They're held in place through perceived truth value.

- Andrew J. Bernstein

Stress Learned

It's time we learned the truth about stress. It's time we identified the thoughts that actually create our stress and learned to dismantle them one by one.

- Andrew J. Bernstein

Stress Other

The truth is that stress doesn't come from your boss, your kids, your spouse, traffic jams, health challenges, or other circumstances. It comes from your thoughts about these circumstances.

- Andrew J. Bernstein

Mind Wealth

I have about concluded that wealth is a state of mind, and that anyone can acquire a wealthy state of mind by thinking rich thoughts.

- Andrew Young


I know my predecessors have written a Green Arrow who has a lot of thoughts about social justice, but that was a more evolved, older, wiser Green Arrow.

- Ann Nocenti

Love Some

I love it when people are able to interpret thoughts and feelings on fabric or some kind of material.

- Anne Hathaway

Laws Putting

Prayer is a form of meditation, isn't it? It's laws of attraction: whatever you put out into the universe is what it receives. It's just kind of putting your thoughts out into the universe.

- Anthony Joshua

Always His

A man has always to be busy with his thoughts if anything is to be accomplished.

- Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

Images Processes

We do not merely perceive objects and hold thoughts in our minds: all our perceptions and thought processes are felt. All have a distinctive component that announces an unequivocal link between images and the existence of life in our organism.

- Antonio Damasio

High Must

High thoughts must have high language.

- Aristophanes

Deeds Feels

We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; in feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best.

- Aristotle

Worthless Efforts

Wicked thoughts and worthless efforts gradually set their mark on the face, especially the eyes.

- Arthur Schopenhauer

Cards Deal

Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!

- Arthur Schopenhauer

More Will

A man's face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth, for it is a compendium of everything his mouth will ever say, in that it is the monogram of all this man's thoughts and aspirations.

- Arthur Schopenhauer

Suicide Own

On 'Phoenix,' I talk about thoughts of suicide and my whole life. It's called 'Phoenix' because it's talking about dying - but when a phoenix dies, it's reborn from its own ashes. I related to that.

- ASAP Rocky

Deep Telling

I'm not glorifying it at all, I'm just basically telling you that sometimes I have suicidal thoughts. And maybe I should seek help, or maybe it's not that deep.

- ASAP Rocky

Erudition Cried

If we steal thoughts from the moderns, it will be cried down as plagiarism; if from the ancients, it will be cried up as erudition.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Rest Toil

Little do such men know the toil, the pains, the daily, nightly racking of the brains, to range the thoughts, the matter to digest, to cull fit phrases, and reject the rest.

- Charles Churchill

Stage Highest

The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.

- Charles Darwin

Given His

Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.

- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Living Set

The secret of living a life of excellence is merely a matter of thinking thoughts of excellence. Really, it's a matter of programming our minds with the kind of information that will set us free.

- Charles R. Swindoll

Art Boundary

Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art.

- Charlie Parker

Hope Broken

The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed.

- Charlotte Bronte

Think Some

Sometimes the hardest part I think for actors on '24' is some of the jargon and getting the ideas and the thoughts and the information out quickly enough and succinctly enough and clearly enough.

- Cherry Jones

Studying Very

I started putting down my thoughts on paper out of loneliness while I was studying in America. I was very close to my grandfather, and when he died, I couldn't visit home. I started scribbling those thoughts.

- Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Read Lots

Instagram. Pictures. Lots of pictures! I don't really care to read everyone's thoughts.

- Christina Milian

Nature Individual

From a sequence of these individual patterns, whole buildings with the character of nature will form themselves within your thoughts, as easily as sentences.

- Christopher Alexander


Thoughts have no sex.

- Clare Boothe Luce

Television Access

You used to have to own a radio tower or television tower or printing press. Now all you have to have is access to an Internet cafe or a public library, and you can put your thoughts out in public.

- Clay Shirky

Average Compare

There is something about the ability to externalize our thoughts and compare them with other people in a public way that is really transformative for the average person.

- Clive Thompson

Death Shape

It takes time for the absent to assume their true shape in our thoughts. After death they take on a firmer outline and then cease to change.

- Colley Cibber

My Life Always

Coffee has always been a significant part of my life. For me, it's a chance to start my day and gather my thoughts - it's fuel for my creative process.

- Connor Franta

Worry Center

Worry is a cycle of inefficient thoughts whirling around a center of fear.

- Corrie Ten Boom

Bed Read

You need to put easy, nice, tranquil thoughts in your head before you go to bed. You know what I do? I read metaphysical books. The good stuff stays in your brain once you go under.

- Cristina Saralegui

Which Set

A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate friends.

- Cyril Connolly

Result Never

I can never decide whether my dreams are the result of my thoughts, or my thoughts the result of my dreams.

- D. H. Lawrence

Mind Think

I think I really like psychology because my job is all about getting inside another person's mind and thoughts.

- Dakota Fanning

Like Going

When you listen to my music, you're going to know that you're getting the real me, my real thoughts and feelings... I want people to be like, 'Oh, he's fresh out with his music for it to be this good.'

- Damian Lillard

Digital Will

The future of the television industry is changing at an unstoppable rate, and it is exciting to share my experience and thoughts on how this will change the value of content in the digital space.

- Dana Brunetti

Pain Through

Our pain hides beneath these fluttering, random thoughts that run through our heads in an endless loop. But there's so much freedom in getting to know what's under there, the bedrock.

- Dani Shapiro

Big Been

I've been really upset sometimes when I've been misquoted. And it's the one thing they use in big print. Or it's taken out of context. Thoughts are fluid and words are sticky. That's the thing.

- Daphne Guinness

Mind Might

Times might be tough, your head and thoughts might be spinning, but I find it's physically impossible to do that spiral thing when your mind is focused on giving and creating opportunity.

- Daryn Kagan

Violent Scare

I've have a number of violent tics. With Tourette syndrome, there's not just compulsive actions, but compulsive thoughts as well. That used to scare my mother a lot.

- Dash Mihok

Own My Own

I enjoy my own thoughts sometimes.

- Dave Chappelle

Next Take

Next thing you know they'll take your thoughts away.

- Dave Mustaine

Process Engaged

We havent really paid much attention to thought as a process. we have engaged in thoughts, but we have only paid attention to the content, not to the process.

- David Bohm

Hands Labouring

When you cease from labour, fill up your time in reading, meditation, and prayer: and while your hands are labouring, let your heart be employed, as much as possible, in divine thoughts.

- David Brainerd

Think Through

Intellectual comradeship requires that you think your thoughts through to the place where you can make the complex seem simple, the obscure quite clear.

- David Seabury

Like Left

I don't like being left to my own thoughts.

- David Sedaris


I have a pathological fear of being on my own. When I'm with my own thoughts, I start to unravel myself, and I start to think really dark thoughts, self-destructive thoughts.

- David Walliams