Aphorisms by theme: Thought

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.

Jonathan Swift

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He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.

Lao Tzu

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Words are the most powerful drugs used by mankind.

Rudyard Kipling

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The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.

John Locke

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The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched.

Blaise Pascal

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Persuasion is often more effectual than force.

Aesop

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Speech is external thought, and thought internal speech.

Antoine de Rivarol

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He is able who thinks he is able.

Buddha

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Once men are caught up in an event, they cease to be afraid. Only the unknown frightens men.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world.

Jean de La Bruyere

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We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world.

Buddha

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The soul never thinks without a picture.

Aristotle

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Two dangers constantly threaten the world: order and disorder.

Paul Valery

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Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.

Anatole France

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It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence, which could support this.

Bertrand Russell

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The secret of being tiresome is in telling everything.

Voltaire

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We do not judge the people we love.

Jean Paul Sartre

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Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.

Benjamin Franklin

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Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Oscar Wilde

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