Thoughts Quotes

“A man is literally what he thinks, his character being the complete sum of all his thoughts.”
– James Allen in “As a Man Thinketh”

“Until thought is linked with purpose there is no intelligent accomplishment.”
– James Allen in “As a Man Thinketh”

“All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his thoughts.”
– James Allen in “As a Man Thinketh”

“Strong, pure and happy thoughts build up the body in vigor and grace. The body is a delicate and plastic instrument, which responds readily to the thoughts by which it is impressed, and habits of thoughts will produce their own effects, good or bad, upon it.”
– James Allen in “As a Man Thinketh”

“A man cannot directly choose his circumstances, but he can choose his thoughts, and so indirectly, yet surely, shape his circumstances.”
– James Allen in “As a Man Thinketh”

“As the shadow follows the form, and as smoke comes after fire, so effect follows cause, and suffering and bliss follow the thoughts and deeds of men.”
– James Allen in “The Way of Peace”

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

“I think, therefore I am.”
– Rene Descartes

“More is the mantra of the ego.”
– Dr Wayne Dyer on “Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life” PBS show

“Our greatest battles are that with our own minds.”
– Jameson Frank

“When you no longer split your flow of energy with contradictory thoughts, you will know your power.”
– Abraham via Esther Hicks

“Rather than being so ready to jump into action to get the things that you want, we say think them into being; see them, visualize them, and expect them – and they will be.”
– Esther Hicks in “The Law of Attraction”

“Any stressful thought that you have about the planet, for example, shows you where you are stuck, where your energy is being exhausted in not fully meeting life as it is, without condition.”
– Byron Katie

“You either believe what you think or you question it. There’s no other choice.”
– Byron Katie

“Thinking that what you want equals what’s best for you is a dead end.”
– Byron Katie

“There is a thought in your mind right now. The longer you hold on to it, the more you dwell upon it, the more life you give to that thought. Give it enough life, and it will become real. So make sure the thought is indeed a great one.”
– Ralph Marston

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

“If you are harboring the slightest bitterness toward anyone, or any unkind thoughts of any sort whatever, you must get rid of them quickly. They are not hurting anyone but you. It isn’t enough just to do right things and say right things – you must also think right things before your life can come into harmony.”
– Peace Pilgrim

“To find yourself, think for yourself.”
– Socrates

“It’s not what you are that holds you back, it’s what you think you’re not.”
– Denis Waitley

“You are what you watch and think.”
– Denis Waitley in “Seeds of Greatness”

“What thought will you think and what action will you take in this moment that will create a ripple of energy, moving the universe one small turn in the direction of your choosing?”
– Unknown

“We all need a daily check up from the neck up to avoid stinkin’ thinkin’ which ultimately leads to hardening of the attitudes.”
– Zig Ziglar