Aphorisms by theme: Thought

Style is the thought itself.

Joseph Joubert

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By theme : Thought
Whoever in discussion adduces authority uses not intellect but memory.

Leonardo da Vinci

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By theme : Behavior Reason Science Thought
Sometimes I think and sometimes I am.

Paul Valery

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By theme : Philosophy Thought Wit
If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him like a shadow that never leaves him.

Buddha

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By theme : Happiness Philosophy Thought
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.

Albert Einstein

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By theme : Behavior Science Thought
Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth - more than ruin - more even than death.... Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought looks into the pit of hell and is not afraid. Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief glory of man.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Thought
The liar`s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Psychology Thought Wisdom Lie
Rare are those who prefer virtue to the pleasures of sex.

Confucius

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By theme : Morality Thought
Attention and activity lead to mistakes as well as to successes; but a life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Behavior Life Thought Wisdom
I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can`t see from the center.

Kurt Vonnegut

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By theme : Psychology Thought
Great souls suffer in silence.

Friedrich von Schiller

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Thought
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.

Thomas Carlyle

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By theme : Thought Wisdom
If man thinks about his physical or moral state he usually discovers that he is ill.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Behavior Health Thought
Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.

Epictetus

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By theme : Behavior Liberty Philosophy Thought
Curiosity is only vanity. Most frequently we wish not to know, but to talk. We would not take a sea voyage for the sole pleasure of seeing without hope of ever telling.

Blaise Pascal

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By theme : Behavior Philosophy Psychology Thought
Many people would sooner die than think; In fact, they do so.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Behavior Thought
Avarice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey`s end?

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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By theme : Character Old Thought
Three things are ever silent - thought, destiny and the grave.

Edward George Bulwer - Lytton

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By theme : Destiny Thought Wisdom
After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.

Aldous Huxley

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By theme : Psychology Thought
Fools gain greater advantages through their weakness than intelligent men through their strength. We watch a great man struggling against fate and we do not lift a finger to help him. But we patronize a grocer who is headed for bankruptcy.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Behavior Relations Thought
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