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Famous Thoughts Quotes

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own. – Chinese Proverb

Justice is truth in action. – Benjamin Disraeli

A new broom sweeps clean but an old broom knows the corners. – Virgin Islander (on friendship)

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and he’ll eat forever. – Chinese Proverb

If you realized just how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. – Unknown

Overthinking is the biggest cause of unhappiness. – Unknown

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results. – Willie Nelson

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Silence is often misinterpreted but never misquoted. – Unknown

Lost time is never found again. – Benjamin Franklin

The wise understand by themselves; fools follow the reports of others. – Tibetan (on wisdom)

When our imperfect judgments are aggregated in the right way, our collective intelligence is often excellent. James Surowiecki

Change your thoughts and you change your world. – Norman Vincent Peale

Every thought we think is creating our future. – Louise Hay

Begin to believe in the power of your thoughts. – Unknown

Thoughts have energy. Make sure your thoughts are positive and powerful. – Unknown

The goal of human nature, of any nature is blessedness. If we do not reach this goal, it is a sign that we are headed in the wrong direction. Raimon Pannikar

To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living. Henri Frederic Amiel

One should speak little with others and much with oneself. – Danish (on the conduct of life)

When you say one thing, the clever person understands three. – Chinese (on wisdom)

The riches that are in the heart cannot be stolen. Russian Proverb

The only thing we can know is that we know nothing and that is the highest flight of human wisdom. Leo Tolstoy

The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions. Oliver Wendell Holmes

Plan your life like you will live forever, and live your life like you will die the next day. – Unknown

Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience. Cervantes

Desires are brought to live depending on one’s wisdom. Wisdom gives direction to desires. Takuan Soho

We are a product of our thoughts. – Scottie Waves

Just think of happy thoughts and you’ll fly. – Peter Pan

One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day. – Unknown

Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change. – Unknown

Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar. – William Wordsworth

A proverb is one man’s wit and all men’s wisdom. – Lord John Russell

A blind person who sees is better than a seeing person who is blind. – Iranian (on wisdom)

A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience. – American (on proverbs)

Economy is the wealth of the poor and the wisdom of the rich. – French (on thrift)

Even a fish wouldn’t get into trouble if it kept its mouth shut. – Korean (on common sense)

Your thoughts shape your vision. You see what you choose to see. – Unknown

Thoughts become things. – Mike Dooley

Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded. – Buddha

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think. – Benjamin Disraeli

He that respects himself is safe from others. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

He who flees at the right time can fight again. – Marcus Trentius Varro

A crown’s no cure for a headache. – English (on basic truths)

Life is a journey, not a destination. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Money buys everything but good sense. Yiddish (on money)

In bad things be slow; in good things be fast. – Afghan (on time and timeliness

Just because something is common sense doesn’t mean it’s common practice. – Unknown

Nothing is impossible to the willing mind. – Books of the Han Dynasty

One head cannot hold all wisdom. – Maasai(East African)(on wisdom)

Plan your life at New Year’s, your day at dawn. – Japanese (on planning)

Positive thoughts generate positive feelings and attract positive life experiences. – Unknown

Although difficult, change is always possible. What holds us back from making the changes we desire are our own limiting thoughts and actions. – Satsuki

The man who sows wrong thoughts and deeds, and prays that God will bless him, is in the position of a farmer who, having sown tares, asks God to bring forth for him a harvest of wheat. That which ye sow, ye reap. – James Allen

What consumes your mind, controls your life. – Unknown

We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far. – Swami Vivekananda

Proverbs are the daughters of experience. – Sierra Leone

Wisdom is to live in the present, plan for the future and profit from the past. – Unknown

The errors of a wise man make your rule rather than the perfections of a fool. – William Blake

The more things change, the more they stay the same. – Alphonse Karr

The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have. – Yiddish (on conscience)

The wise do as much as they should, not as much as they can. – French (on wisdom)

Wisdom is easy to carry but difficult to gather. – Czech (on wisdom)

Wonder is the beginning of wisdom, – Greek Proverb

Wisdom has always been the wealth of the common people. Raimon Pannikar

You only have control over three things in your life, the thoughts you think, the images you visualize, and the actions you take. – Jack Canfield

Be very careful about what you think. Your thoughts run your life. – Unknown

Nurture your soul with positive thoughts and internal happiness will blossom before your eyes. – Melanie Koulouris

Your life is a reflection of your thoughts. – Unknown

Let go of thoughts that don’t make you strong. – Unknown

Health is better than wealth. – Unknown

You can never plan the future by the past. – Edmund Burke

You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink. – John Heywood

Live and let live. – Dutch Proverb

You have to take the bitter with the sweet. – Unknown

Everything in moderation. – Unknown

May your day be filled with good thoughts, kind people, and happy moments. – Unknown

Change starts in your thoughts. – Unknown

You are not a helpless victim of your own thoughts, but rather a master of your mind. – Louise Hay

If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely. – Unknown

Life is what you make it. – Grandma Moses

All’s well that ends well. – John Heywood

Out of sight, out of mind. – Unknown

A lot of the pain that we are dealing with are really only thoughts. – Unknown

Overthinking leads to negative thoughts. – Unknown

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus. – Alexander Graham Bell

Think happy thoughts. – Unknown

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. – Marcus Aurelius

You can only die once. – Portuguese Proverb

Knowledge comes but wisdom lingers. Alfred Lord Tennyson