Top 675 Thoughts Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Thoughts Quotes from famous people such as Debby Ryan, Allen Ginsberg, Sara Khan, Daniel Day-Lewis, Henry B. Eyring, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Think new thoughts. Grab life with both hands, take opp

Think new thoughts. Grab life with both hands, take opportunities you have, & create the ones you need.
Debby Ryan
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
Everyone is entitled to their opinion and you can’t stop anyone from expressing their thoughts.
Sara Khan
Well, we all have murderous thoughts throughout the day, if not the week.
Daniel Day-Lewis
With the help of the Holy Ghost, we can watch over ourselves. We can pray to recognize and reject the first thoughts of sin. We can pray to recognize a warning not to speak words which would hurt or tempt someone else. And we can, when we must, pray for the humility and the faith to repent.
Henry B. Eyring
The main difference in the effectiveness of teaching comes from the thoughts the teacher has had during the entire time of his or her existence and brings into the classroom. A teacher concerned with developing humans affects the students quite differently from a teacher who never thinks about such things.
Rudolf Steiner
Our thoughts create our reality – where we put our focus is the direction we tend to go.
Peter McWilliams
A man is infinitely more complicated than his thoughts.
Paul Valery
I find significance in all kinds of small details when I run; I’m hyper aware of my surroundings, the sensations in my body, and the thoughts running through my mind. Everything is clearer, heightened.
Kristin Armstrong
Truth lives, in fact, for the most part on a credit system. Our thoughts and beliefs pass, so long as nothing challenges them, just as bank-notes pass so long as nobody refuses them.
William James
Sporadic thoughts will pop into my head and I’ll have to go write something down, and the next thing you know I’ve written a whole song in an hour.
Next thing you know they’ll take your thoughts away.
Dave Mustaine
A monomaniac is a sick person whose mentality is perfectly healthy in all respects but one; he has a single flaw, clearly localized. At times, for example, he has an unreasonable and absurd desire to drink or steal or use abusive language; but all his other acts and all his other thoughts are strictly correct.
Emile Durkheim
The true mark of professionalism is the ability to respect everyone else for their styles and always find something positive in every dining experience and highlight it in your thoughts and words.
Johnny Iuzzini
My thoughts on Eminem have always been that he is one of the greatest lyricists ever. I’ve never been a fan because I can’t relate to a lot of his world views and experiences, but I acknowledge that he’s one of the greatest MCs.
Charlamagne tha God
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale
Being alone & actually sitting with our own thoughts can lead to such growth and realizations that are rare in our everyday busy lives.
Kourtney Kardashian
I enjoy my own thoughts sometimes.
Dave Chappelle
Do not think too much of the dead husk of your friend, or mourn too much over it, but send your thoughts out towards the real soul or self which has escaped – to reach it.
Edward Carpenter
We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best.
Philip James Bailey
The brain does not manufacture thoughts unless we stimulate it with habitual verbalizing. When we train ourselves by constant practice to stop verbalizing, the brain can experience things as they are.
Henepola Gunaratana
Our best thoughts come from others.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Once in a while you start having second thoughts, then you read a letter from someone that lifts your spirits so much – it really makes a huge difference. I love reading them.
Corbin Bleu
When I got to write for the ‘Battlefield’ record, it was almost therapeutic. I had gone through a few things in the two years prior and it was really nice to take those thoughts and emotions and get them out. I definitely want to hone that side of my artistry.
Jordin Sparks
When I grew up, the Devil was a reason why I had a headache or the Devil was the reason I got mad today. We always blamed the Devil. I think today when I say the Enemy, I like to make it broader. Sometimes the Enemy can be our own thoughts.
Joel Osteen
I am blessed to have so many great things in my life – family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.
Lil’ Kim
I don’t rehearse on either of my shows, ‘Family Feud’ or my talk show. I never rehearse with the guests. I don’t want to have any preconceived thoughts, notions, because that kills my creativity as a host and as a stand up.
Steve Harvey
Be a force of love as often as you can and turn away negative thoughts whenever you feel them surface.
Wayne Dyer
I’m very proud to be the first winner of the Indian Grand Prix, but then on the other hand we recently lost two of our mates. I didn’t know Dan Wheldon, but he was big in motorsport, and then this year I got to know Marco Simoncelli, so our thoughts are with them at the moment.
Sebastian Vettel
In film you can use images exclusively and narrate a whole story very quickly, but you don’t always so easily find the form in cinema to dig deeper into human thoughts and emotions. And in a novel you can much more easily express a character’s inner thoughts and feelings.
Laura Esquivel
Be brave and take accountability for your thoughts and beliefs.
Jennifer Hyman
The 1960s was an era of big thoughts. And yet, amazingl

The 1960s was an era of big thoughts. And yet, amazingly, each of these thoughts could fit on a T-shirt.
P. J. O’Rourke
My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them.
Walter Savage Landor
Before I finished another level of Scientology auditing, I had a very hard time with being wrong and I always had to have my own way – and not in a good sense. After auditing, I was able to have my thoughts, communicate them and not have to be right all the time.
Danny Masterson
Music is this medium to express who I am and what I’ve been through and my thoughts and what my feelings on the world are. We’re all on the planet together; I’m just using this medium to express how I see it.
Kamasi Washington
Each action of the actor on the stage should be the visible concomitant of his thoughts.
Sarah Bernhardt
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
Poetry should surprise by a fine excess and not by singularity, it should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.
John Keats
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
We all have thoughts and feelings that we believe are fundamental to our lives but that are better left unspoken.
Adam Grant
The first moments of sleep are an image of death; a hazy torpor grips our thoughts and it becomes impossible for us to determine the exact instant when the ‘I,’ under another form, continues the task of existence.
Gerard De Nerval
Looking in detail at human anatomy, I’m always left with two practically irreconcilable thoughts: our bodies are wonderful, intricate masterpieces; and then – they are cobbled-together, rag-bag, sometimes clunking machines.
Alice Roberts
I write and share my thoughts with very few people.
Aishwarya R. Dhanush
I do practice active gratitude. In my thoughts, actions words I am deeply grateful for what life has given me.
Sharmila Tagore
If you actually do cold readings, it’s very close to how people actually talk, because you’re experiencing these thoughts anew every moment, and trying to make them come out coherently.
Patton Oswalt
I think about it as not so much ‘I need to get it out of me,’ it’s not that my thoughts are poison, I just want to write good music.
Aldous Harding
When undertaking marriage, everyone must be the judge of his own thoughts, and take counsel from himself.
Francois Rabelais
To realize that you are not your thoughts is when you begin to awaken spiritually.
Eckhart Tolle
There is a criterion by which you can judge whether the thoughts you are thinking and the things you are doing are right for you. The criterion is: Have they brought you inner peace?
Peace Pilgrim
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
All the asylum clothing is made by the patients, but sewing does not employ one’s mind. After several months’ confinement the thoughts of the busy world grow faint, and all the poor prisoners can do is to sit and ponder over their hopeless fate.
Nellie Bly
A man has always to be busy with his thoughts if anything is to be accomplished.
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
It occurred to me that cats were being held back a little bit. I thought, ‘I’ll give the cat human thoughts and feelings but not be apologetic for it. That would be very catlike.’
Jim Davis
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
I have many deep thoughts in God, but I take my own measure, lest I perish by boasting… For I myself, though I am in chains and can comprehend heavenly things, the ranks of the angels and the hierarchy of principalities, things visible and invisible, for all this I am not yet a disciple.
Ignatius of Antioch
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