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Thought Quotes

The power of thoughts is such that it can influence us to a great extent in terms of health, decision making and creating new ideas. It’s the only thing that remains with us until the last moment of our life. Many literary authors are now stressing on how it plays an important role in shaping our future and creating a huge impact on our body too since the mind and body has a deep connection. Thus, positive thoughts and optimistic attitudes are very essential. Given here are some of the popular quotations and sayings on thought.

David Lloyd George

The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.

Adolf Hitler

Hate is more lasting than dislike.

Virginia Woolf

I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in.

Soren Kierkegaard

How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those they do not have. They have freedom of thought, they demand freedom of speech.

John Greenleaf Whittier

You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought.

Thomas More

A friendship like love is warm; a love like friend ship is steady.

Joseph Conrad

Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions.

Friendship Action
John Maynard Keynes

If economists could manage to get themselves thought of as humble, competent people on a level with dentists, that would be splendid.

Omar Khayyam

There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see.

John Greenleaf Whittier

One brave deed makes no hero.

David Lloyd George

Liberty has restraints but no frontiers.

Omar Khayyam

Drink! for you know not whence you came nor why: drink! for you know not why you go, nor where.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words, so lesser minds have a talent of talking much, and saying nothing.

Terri Guillemets

I used to love the darkness But the sun is my new best friend As soon as I embraced him He put my misery to an end.

Cameron Diaz

People think I'm trying to make a fashion statement because I never wear a bra. It's really that I'm a tomboy at heart.

Michael Schumacher

I always thought records were there to be broken.

Omar Khayyam

You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse.

Thomas Moore

While mantling on the maiden's cheek Young roses kindled into thought.

Eudora Welty

To imagine yourself inside another person... is what a storywriter does in every piece of work; it is his first step, and his last too, I suppose.

John Greenleaf Whittier

When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead.

Thomas More

What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine.

Robert Frost

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.

David Lloyd George

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

Lily James

I never thought I would say this, but I'm desperate to do an action film.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational.

David Lloyd George

The finest eloquence is that which gets things done.

Samuel Johnson

Language is the dress of thought.

Omar Khayyam

The thoughtful soul to solitude retires.

David Lloyd George

Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.

John Greenleaf Whittier

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts.

Charles Kingsley

Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell.

Thomas Hobbes

The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame.

David Lloyd George

A politician is a person with whose politics you don't agree; if you agree with him he's a statesman.

John Greenleaf Whittier

Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.

Franklin P. Jones

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have for instance.

Thomas Jefferson

An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.

Cameron Diaz

Your regrets aren't what you did, but what you didn't do. So I take every opportunity.

Cameron Diaz

I think I've become more comfortable about being a human being.

Valerie Bertinelli

I kept buying bigger and bigger jeans, and once the size 14s got too tight, I thought, That's it. I'm not buying the next size.

Soren Kierkegaard

It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.

Caitlyn Jenner

I thought everybody else was doing much better than I was.

Malcolm X

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.


If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.

Thomas Hobbes

Such truth, as opposeth no man's profit, nor pleasure, is to all men welcome.

David Lloyd George

There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks.

Omar Khayyam

Ah make the most of what yet we may spend, Before we too into dust descend.

Adolf Hitler

It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.

Gareth Bale

I don't give much thought to individual awards.

Robert Burns

I have often thought that if a well-grounded affection be not really a part of virtue, it is something extremely akin to it.

John Greenleaf Whittier

From the death of the old the new proceeds, and the life of truth from the death of creeds.

Gigi Hadid

In middle school, I wasn't allowed to wear makeup. I secretly bought Maybelline's SuperStay 24-hr. concealer at CVS. I thought it was the coolest thing in the world.

Thomas Mann

Has the world ever been changed by anything save the thought and its magic vehicle the Word?

George Carlin

I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more as they get older; then it dawned on me - they're cramming for their final exam.

Phyllis Diller

My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.

Thomas Mann

For the sake of goodness and love, man shall let death have no sovereignty over his thoughts.

Dorothy Day

Knitting is very conducive to thought. It is nice to knit a while, put down the needles, write a while, then take up the sock again.

Erich Fromm

Sanity is only that which is within the frame of reference of conventional thought.

Honoré de Balzac

The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.

T. S. Eliot

I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.

Megan Fox

When I was 14, I thought I was the coolest kid in school because I told everyone the jokes in FHM.

Elizabeth I

I pray to God that I shall not live one hour after I have thought of using deception.

Robert Browning

Stung by the splendour of a sudden thought.

Dr. Seuss

Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store.

Lewis Carroll

'What is the use of a book', thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversations?'

Isaac Asimov

A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.

Wallace Stevens

Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.

Jules Renard

Words are the small change of thought.

Emily Dickinson

Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.

Michael Jordan

I never thought a role model should be negative.

Caitlyn Jenner

I always thought everybody else was better than me.

Kayleigh McEnany

The 'inability to have a dialogue' is increasingly the norm in academia. Conservative thought is not just unwelcome, oftentimes it is banished altogether.

Jimmy Carter

I thought then, and I think now, that the invasion of Iraq was unnecessary and unjust. And I think the premises on which it was launched were false.


Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

William Butler Yeats

A line will take us hours maybe; Yet if it does not seem a moment's thought, our stitching and unstitching has been naught.

Gautama Buddha

The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve.

Benjamin Disraeli

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.

Experience Action
Billy Joel

Twyla Tharp put it together from the material I wrote and recorded over my whole career. I thought it was pretty good, but how objective could I be?

Good Togetherness
Cardi B

Make more than the guys you thought you wanted to be with.

Antonin Scalia

Society's mores have changed, and what used to be thought not to be cruel and unusual now is thought to be cruel and unusual.

Annie Leibovitz

No one ever thought Clint Eastwood was funny, but he was.

Mignon McLaughlin

No matter how brilliantly an idea is stated, we will not really be moved unless we have already half thought of it ourselves.

Paul McCartney

But you know, as a kid I would have thought of a vegetarian as a wimp.

Harry S. Truman

Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.

Miley Cyrus

I hate being thought of as a product.

Billie Eilish

I never thought a career as a musician was possible.

Billy Joel

I don't know why people thought I was retiring.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A thought often makes us hotter than a fire.

William Blake

One thought fills immensity.

Jane Fonda

I find that arduous physical labor can jump-start my thought process.

Annie Leibovitz

When I started working for Rolling Stone, I became very interested in journalism and thought maybe that's what I was doing, but it wasn't.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other.

Stephen King

I had a period where I thought I might not be good enough to publish.

Virginia Woolf

Thought and theory must precede all salutary action; yet action is nobler in itself than either thought or theory.

Selena Gomez

P. Diddy gave me his valet ticket once... because he thought I was the valet lady.

James Baldwin

We have all had the experience of finding that our reactions and perhaps even our deeds have denied beliefs we thought were ours.

Quentin Tarantino

I've always thought John Travolta is one of the greatest movie stars Hollywood has ever produced.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times.