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Thief quotes (75)

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week
George Bernard Shaw   Category: Thief

A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor.
Victor Hugo   Category: Thief

If you realize that you arent as wise today as you thought you were yesterday youre wiser today.
Unknown   Category: Thief

If you make people think theyre thinking theyll love you; but if you really make them think theyll hate you.
Don Marquis   Category: Thief

The way of a superior man is threefold: Virtuous he is free from anxieties; Wise he is free from perplexities; Bold he is free from fear.
Kung Fu-tzu Confucius   Category: Thief

Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts.
William Hazlitt   Category: Thief

The ability to think straight some knowledge of the past some vision of the future some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community--these are the most vital things that education must try to produce.
Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve   Category: Thief

What a difference there is between what we say and what we think.
Racine   Category: Thief

You cannot think about thinking without thinking about thinking about something.
Seymour Papert   Category: Thief

Thoughts shut up want air And spoil like bales unopend to the sun.
Edward Young   Category: Thief

Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.
John Patrick   Category: Thief

The thoughts that come often unsought and as it were drop into the mind are commonly the most valuable of any we have and therefore should be secured because they seldom return again.
John Locke   Category: Thief

Nimble thought can jump both sea and land.
William Shakespeare   Category: Thief

All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.
George Santiano   Category: Thief

It is well for people who think to change their minds occasionally in order to keep them clean. For those who do not think it is best at least to rearrange their prejudices once in a while.
Luther Burbank   Category: Thief

A penny for your thoughts.
Jonathan Swift   Category: Thief

Stung by the splendor of a sudden thought.
Robert Browning   Category: Thief

I write entirely to find out what Im thinking what Im looking at what I see and what it means.
Joan Didion   Category: Thief

If everyone is thinking alike then somebody isn't thinking.
George S. Patton   Category: Thief

Thinking is like loving and dying. Each of us must do it for himself.
Josiah Royce   Category: Thief

Follow the path of the unsafe independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of crackpot than the stigma of conformity.
Thomas J. Watson   Category: Thief

It isn't what people think that's important but the reason they think what they think.
Eugene Ionesco   Category: Thief

People who don't Think probably don't have Brains; rather they have grey fluff thats blown into their heads by mistake.
Alan Alexander Milne   Category: Thief

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.
Will Durant   Category: Thief

If everybodys thinking alike somebody isnt thinking.
Proverb   Category: Thief

If it takes a lot of words to say what you have in mind give it more thought.
Dennis Roch   Category: Thief

Everything has been said and we are more than seven thousand years of human thought too late.
Jean de La Bruyere   Category: Thief

KLEPTOMANIAC n. A rich thief.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce   Category: Thief

Creative thinking should be viewed as an essential supplement to though not a replacement for critical thinking.
Lloyd P. Provost & R. M. Sprout   Category: Thief

Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself.
Plato   Category: Thief

Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.
Bergen Evans   Category: Thief

Remember happiness doesnt depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think.
Dale Carnegie   Category: Thief

What was once thought can never be unthought.
Friedrich Dürrenmatt   Category: Thief

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
Francois Voltaire   Category: Thief

Thoughts come through people not from them.
   Category: Thief

To think is to say no.
Émile Auguste Chartier   Category: Thief

You can suffocate a thought by expressing it with too many words.
Frank A. Clark   Category: Thief

Most writers are trying to find what they think or feel.... not simply working from the given but toward the given saying the unsayable and steadily asking What do I really feel about this?
Robert Penn Warren   Category: Thief

What is a man if he is not a thief who openly charges as much as he can for the goods he sells?
Mahatma Gandhi   Category: Thief

No brain is stronger than its weakest think.
Thomas L. Masson   Category: Thief

Thems my sentiments!
William Makepeace Thackeray   Category: Thief

One thought fills immensity.
William Blake   Category: Thief

Each thought that is welcomed and recorded is a nest egg by the side of which more will be laid.
Henry David Thoreau   Category: Thief

No chain is stronger than its weakest link.
Spalding   Category: Thief

If America is to be run by the people it is the people who must think. And we do not need to put on sackcloth and ashes to think. Nor should our minds work like a sundial which records only sunshine. Our thinking must square against some lessons of history some principles of government and morals if we would preserve the rights and dignity of men to which this nation is dedicated.
Herbert Clark Hoover   Category: Thief

It's not only who you know but what you know about who you know that counts.
Mrs. C. Lowe   Category: Thief

For my thoughts are not your thoughts neither are your ways my ways saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.
The Bible   Category: Thief

A man is literally what he thinks.
James Allen   Category: Thief

There are two ways to slide easily through life: to believe everything or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking.
Theodore Rubin   Category: Thief

Folks that blurt out just what they think wouldnt be so bad if they thought.
Frank McKinney Kin Hubbard   Category: Thief

Thought takes man out of servitude into freedom.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   Category: Thief

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
Aesop   Category: Thief

If everybody is thinking alike then somebody isn't thinking.
General George Smith Patton Jr.   Category: Thief

Thought is only a flash between two long nights but this flash is everything.
Jules Henri Poincare   Category: Thief

There are two distinct classes of what are called thoughts: those that we produce in ourselves by reflection and the act of thinking and those that bolt into the mind of their own Accord.
Thomas Paine   Category: Thief

Thought means life since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense.
Amos Bronson Alcott   Category: Thief

Man is obviously made for thinking. Therein lies all his dignity and his merit; and his whole duty is to think as he ought.
Blaise Pascal   Category: Thief

All that we are is the result of what we have thought; it is founded on our thoughts. If a man speaks or acts with pure thought happiness follows him like a shadow that never leaves him.
Guatama Buddha   Category: Thief

Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run and no man ever caught the reins of a thought except as it galloped past him.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.   Category: Thief

To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing.
Eva Young   Category: Thief

Words ought to be a little wild for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking.
John Maynard Baron Keynes of Tilton   Category: Thief

Thinking is the hardest work there is which is probably why so few engage in it.
Henry Ford   Category: Thief

A moments thinking is an hour in words.
Thomas Hood   Category: Thief

How happy is he born and taught That serveth not anothers will; Whose Armour is his honest thought And simple truth his utmost skill.
Sir Henry Wotton   Category: Thief

The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.
Bertrand Russell   Category: Thief

Either you think or else others have to think for you and take power from you pervert and discipline your natural tastes civilize and sterilize you.
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald   Category: Thief

Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true.
Francis Bacon   Category: Thief

For just experience tells in every soil That those that think must govern those that toil.
Oliver Goldsmith   Category: Thief

I think; therefore I am.
Rene Descartes   Category: Thief

No man means all he says and yet very few say all they mean for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
Henry B. Adams   Category: Thief

There are no dangerous thoughts; thinking itself is dangerous.
Hannah Arendt   Category: Thief

There are two ways to slide easily through life: namely to believe everything or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking.
Alfred Korzybski   Category: Thief

To think is to live. Vivere est cogitare.
Marcus Tullius Cicero   Category: Thief

Every thinker puts some portion of an apparently stable world in peril.
John Dewey   Category: Thief

The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson   Category: Thief