Thoughts Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old thoughts quotes, thoughts sayings, and thoughts proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: Our life is the creation of our mind.     


You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.     

James Allen

How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.     

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Think of your own faults the first part of the night when you are awake, and of the faults of others the latter part of the night when you are asleep.     

Chinese Proverb

To find yourself, think for yourself.     


It is almost impossible to think of something no one has thought of before, but it is always possible to add different frills.     

Isaac Asimov

Thought is what makes humans human ... It's the luminous spark of reason that grants us lordship over the animals, endows us with cell phones, and offers hope, even in our darkest hours, that our species will somehow calculate the way forward to a brighter tomorrow.     

Bruno Maddox

Experience is the child of Thought, and Thought is the child of Action. We cannot learn men from books.     

Benjamin Disraeli

To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection.     

Henri Poincare

As the plant springs from, and could not be without, the seed, so every act of man springs from the hidden seeds of thought, and could not have appeared without them.     

James Allen

Change your thoughts and you change your world.     

Norman Vincent Peale

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.     

Willie Nelson

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.     


Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.     

Soren Kierkegaard

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

The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.     

Albert Einstein

We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.     

Santosh Kalwar

The soul becomes dyed with the colour of its thoughts.     

Marcus Aurelius

What we do comes out of who we believe we are.     

Rob Bell

A sick thought can devour the body's flesh more than fever or consumption.     

Guy De Maupassant

The mind is what it thinks. To make it true, think true.     

Nisargadatta Maharaj

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.     


No matter where you go or what you do, you live your entire life within the confines of your head.     

Terry Josephson

You and I are not what we eat; we are what we think.     

Walter Anderson

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.     

Will Durant

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.     

Albert Camus

When I only begin to read, I forget I'm on this world. It lifts me on wings with high thoughts.     

Anzia Yezierska

High thoughts must have high language     


Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes.     

Benjamin Disraeli

The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.     

Charles Darwin