Top 100 Quotes About First Thoughts

#1. 14294Inspiration means breathing in. Breathing in God. You actually become larger than yourself and first thoughts are present.

Natalie Goldberg

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#2. You must be a great warrior when you contact first thoughts and write from them.

Natalie Goldberg

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#3. One of my first thoughts I had when I started considering the mastectomy was, 'What am I going to look like?' And then, 'What will my husband think?'

Giuliana Rancic

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#4. Men's first thoughts in this matter are generally better than their second; their natural notions better than those refin'd by study, or consultation with casuists.

Anthony Ashley Cooper

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#5. An artist who is inspired is being obvious. He's not making any decisions, he's not weighing one idea against another. He's accepting his first thoughts.

Keith Johnstone

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#6. First thoughts are not always the best.

Vittorio Alfieri

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#7. When first thy eyes unveil, give thy soul leave
To do the like; our bodies but forerun
The spirit's duty. True hearts spread and heave
Unto their God, as flow'rs do to the sun.
Give him thy first thoughts then; so shalt thou keep
Him company all day, and in him sleep.

Henry Vaughan

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#8. In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last thoughts are best.

Robert Hall

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#9. First thoughts have tremendous energy. The internal censor usually squelches them, so we live in the realm of second and third thoughts, thoughts on thought, twice and three times removed from the direct connection of the first fresh flash.

Natalie Goldberg

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#10. 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

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#11. First thoughts are the strongest.

Allen Ginsberg

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#12. We ought all to make an effort to act on our first thoughts and let our unspoken gratitude find expression. Then there will be more sunshine in the world, and more power to work for what is good.

Albert Schweitzer

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#13. On entering a place where animals are bred, my first thoughts are always about enslavement. Force. Captivity.

Alice Walker

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#14. When we have 'second thoughts' about something, our first thoughts don't seem like thoughts at all - just feelings.

Sydney J. Harris

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#15. My first thoughts are that I should not let people down, that I should support them and love them.

Princess Diana

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#16. Oddly, one of the first thoughts that popped into Michael's mind was why didn't these animals mind cooking their friends? Though maybe geese and chickens weren't on the same social level.

James Dashner

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#17. Blurting out first thoughts is something I really should work on - if I live past the next five minutes.

Rick Yancey

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#18. The aim is to burn through to first thoughts, to the place where energy is unobstructed by social politeness or the internal censor, to the place where you are writing what you mind actually sees and feels, not what it thinks it should see or feel.

Natalie Goldberg

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#19. We often repent of our first thoughts, and scarce ever of our second.

Horace Walpole

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#20. How could she love him after what he did to her? How could she contemplate taking him back?" It's sad that those are the first thoughts that run through our minds when someone is abused. Shouldn't there be more distaste in our mouths for the abusers than for those who continue to love the abusers? I

Colleen Hoover

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#21. The sure way of judging whether our first thoughts are judicious, is to sleep on them. If they appear of the same force the next morning as they did over night, and if good nature ratifies what good sense approves, we may be pretty sure we are in the right.

Horace Walpole

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#22. Politicians.Their first thoughts are always with the loved ones of the British serviceman tragically killed in action.
And whether they'll vote New Labour at the next election.
There's no need to be cynical, Susan.
Why not?
You've got me there.

William Donaldson

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#23. In the morning when I wake up, my first thoughts are on God. I am always thankful for safe sleep and the grace to wake up to see the light of a new day.

Lailah Gifty Akita

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#24. Can a person hold tightly to two thoughts that look, at first sight, as if they'd cancel each other out?

Jodi Picoult

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#25. I would so hate to be a first-person character! Always on your guard, always having people read your thoughts!

Jasper Fforde

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#26. There cannot take place here a second existence, incomplete like the first, except by development of phenomena which are outside the normal consciousness; and this isolation of certain thoughts is again a result of the pathological retraction of the field of consciousness.


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#27. Of all the thoughts that rise in the mind, the thought 'I' is the first thought.

Ramana Maharshi

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#28. If we put together all that we have learned from anthropology and ethnography about primitive men and primitive society, we perceive that the first task of life is to live. Men begin with acts, not with thoughts.

William Graham Sumner

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#29. The "Florida effect" involves two stages of priming. First, the set of words primes thoughts of old age, though the word old is never mentioned; second, these thoughts prime a behavior, walking slowly, which is associated with old age. All this happens without any awareness.

Daniel Kahneman

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#30. In morning Don't go out of bed with dirty thoughts. As new day begins first thing God do is bless our thoughts.

Kishore Bansal

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#31. The whole message God wants to tell us is that if we want to experience God, we must first abandon our thoughts and then start thinking His.

K.P. Yohannan

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#32. If any man wish to write in a clear style, let him be first clear in his thoughts; and if any would write in a noble style, let him first possess a noble soul.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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#33. Thoughts are the place where we can and must begin to change. There the light of God first begins to move upon us through the word of Christ, and there the divine Spirit begins to direct our will to God and his way.

Dallas Willard

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#34. Change your life experiences through the thoughts you think.
Practice thinking good thoughts and your life will reflect what you are thinking.
We have the blessing of choice.

Valerie Kerr

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#35. The door swings inward as the first soldier rounds the corner, but my thoughts are only of Cal. It seems princes make me blind.

Victoria Aveyard

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#36. Damn, pity I can't bottle him, because I'd make a fortune - after I'd enjoyed him first of course. Her dirty thoughts made her blush even deeper, and she thanked the Dark Lord that the man couldn't read her mind even if her body seemed unable to stop betraying her.

Eve Langlais

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#37. I've always loved journaling as a way to clear my mind. Whether I'm traveling or at home, the first thing I do when I wake up is pull out my notebook and record positive things that have happened to me as well as uplifting thoughts.

Gloria Reuben

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#38. No matter how tough the chase is, you should always have the dream you saw on the first day. It'll keep you motivated and rescue you (from any weak thoughts).

Jack Ma

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#39. First, you learn to recognize the automatic thoughts flitting through your consciousness at the times you feel worst.

Martin E.P. Seligman

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#40. Before seeking the true value of things, you must first define its true meaning.

Adele Mandez

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#41. In 2007, I sold my first book, 'Grimspace.' It says it's SF on the spine. I believe it to be SF, though it's certainly written differently. I write in first person, present tense, and the protagonist is a woman with a woman's thoughts, feelings, and sexual desires.

Ann Aguirre

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#42. Morning brings refreshing thoughts.
The first thought in the morning, 'Thank God' for the gift of a new day and wonders.

Lailah Gifty Akita

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#43. That was a lie. Of course I remembered. The memory pounced on me the moment I fell asleep. Fire painted my bones when I kissed him. In the back of my head, I'd felt the kind of drowsy hunger that lit up my thoughts when I first ate demon fruit. For more and less. For something impossible.

Roshani Chokshi

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#44. Liberty is meaningless where the right to utter one's thoughts and opinions has ceased to exist. That, of all rights, is the dread of tyrants. It is the right which they first of all strike down.

Frederick Douglass

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#45. When I spoke to her in Spanish I was not translating, I was not thinking my thoughts in English first, but I was nevertheless outside the language I was speaking, building simple sentences with the blocks I'd memorized, not communicating through a fluid medium.

Ben Lerner

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#46. The thoughts you think and the actions you take in the first ten minutes after you wake up have a very marked effect on the rest of your day.

Robin S. Sharma

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#47. I will commit myself to making this state an even greater place to live, work and raise a family. I intend to reach out from border to border to hear first-hand from our citizens about their thoughts, concerns and ideas for our state.

Dave Heineman

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#48. Writing is such a strange, utterly mysterious process. First, there was nothing; then, suddenly, there was something. I don't know where thoughts are born. Where the hell does it come from? I don't know. I really don't know.

Paul Auster

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#49. You're not ugly. Sky, you're
You know when you first came to the reservation, and everyone was like, 'Holy crap, it's a white boy'? My thoughts were more like, 'Holy crap, why can't I stop looking at him?' And it wasn't because you were ugly.

Rose Christo

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#50. Had he read that first letter, he imagined he would have come for her sooner. After reading the next, he would have been waiting outside the gates of her keep like a besotted fool and carried her off at the first hour possible. By the time he read her sixth letter, he was certain of it.

Suzan Tisdale

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#51. And then it happens. The panic. It's slow at first, creeping through the cracks in my thoughts until everything starts to feel heavy. It builds; it becomes something physical that clutches at my insides and squeezes out the air and the blood.

Sara Barnard

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#52. With that friend you've shared your first smoke, your first sneak-out, got drunk for the first time and then let all your fiercely guarded emotions and thoughts flow out without the fear of judgement or an iota of embarrassment.

Sumrit Shahi

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#53. My eyes opened, and the first thing I thought of when I could put thoughts together was I want to be in show business. Never wanted anything else. I used to sneak in the costume room at my nursery school and smell the costumes.

Joan Rivers

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#54. I switched to thoughts of the play. It was by far the healthiest item to concentrate on. Rehearsals were only days away; there is something wildly exciting about a company assembling for the first time on stage. There is also something strangely sexy about it. I can't pin it down, there just is.

James Kirkwood Jr.

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#55. Buddhism is yoga. Yoga started, who knows when? A long time ago, when the first person found that they could still their thoughts and experience eternity and access the higher planes of mind.

Frederick Lenz

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#56. Before beginning an activity always first empty yourself of thoughts regarding what you are about to do.

Frederick Lenz

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#57. Imagining may be the first step in making it happen, but it takes the real time and real efforts of real people to learn things, make things, turn thoughts into deeds or visions into inventions.

Fred Rogers

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#58. Your ears and put them over your mouth," Butcher says. "Learn to listen, see, smell, and absorb everything around you without speaking your thoughts first. If

Kate White

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#59. For the first time in probably the entire decade that had passed since I had seen or spoken to my own mother, I thought warm and grateful thoughts about her. She instilled in us nothing but a total and unconditional pleasure in food and eating.

Gabrielle Hamilton

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#60. Your programming leads to your thoughts; your thoughts lead to your feelings; your feelings lead to your actions; your actions leads to your results. Therefore, just as is done with a personal computer, by changing your programming, you take the first essential step to changing your results.

T. Harv Eker

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#61. Poverty appeared first in their meals, then in their shoes, and finally in their thoughts and prayers. Still,

Dominic Smith

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#62. To be a winner in actual you need to be a winner from thoughts first.

Deepak Burfiwala

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#63. What was it like the first time you saw me?" she asks. "What was it about me that made you want to ask me out? And tell me everything, even the bad thoughts."
I laugh. "There weren't any bad thoughts. Naughty thoughts, maybe. But not bad."
She grins. "Well then tell me those, too.

Colleen Hoover

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#64. Every goal first started as something in our mind. You have it all within you!

Deborah Day

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#65. For many of us, especially being so fortunate to live in a first-world country, the vast majority of pain we experience is due to the seriousness with which we identify with our thoughts.

Chris Matakas

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#66. Envy, jealousy, revenge and negativity are some of the basic instinct of women. They cannot help it. We prefer negative thoughts at first place due to the feeling of insecurity.


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#67. Leave your bed upon the first desertion of sleep; it being ill for the eye's to read lying, and worse for the mind to be idle; since the head during that laziness is commonly a cage for unclean thoughts.

Frances Osborne

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#68. First, the thoughts are chosen,
then the prayers are spoken.
The candles are lit,
then the plea is submitted.
But soon after you move away,
there is wax;
melting, adulterating and braiding-
a new constellation up on your blanks.

Jasleen Kaur Gumber

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#69. Your thoughts always create your emotions. Understanding the significance of this fact is the first step in escaping from unhappiness and depression.

Richard Carlson

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#70. The words seemed to be coming out without her thoughts forming them first, as if they were creating their own reality by being spoken.

Cassandra Clare

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#71. The light in her eyes was beyond description, yet it did not instill improper thoughts: it inspired a love tempered by awe, purifying the hearts it inflamed.

Umberto Eco

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#72. There's a place beyond words where experience first occurs to which I always want to return. I suspect that whenever I articulate my thoughts or translate my impulses into words, I am betraying the real thoughts and impulses which remain hidden.

Jerzy Kosinski

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#73. I'd been listening to African-American music since the first record I ever bought, which was by Sam Cooke. And it sounds more like my private thoughts that I never thought I would be able to articulate - I never thought I would be able to express publicly.

David Toop

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#74. Don't get too deep, it leads to over thinking, and over thinking leads to problems that doesn't even exist in the first place.

Jayson Engay

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#75. When the heart accepts death first, words you can trust are feelings you can take.

Auliq Ice

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#76. I imagined my first night alone in bed with my stranger. I conjured our future years together unhampered by worries about money or officialdom. We would enjoy the day, the night, a smile, a word, a kiss, a glance. All lovely thoughts. All pointless dreams.

Lisa See

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#77. When I was first imprisoned, the hardest thing was that my thoughts were still those of a free man.

Albert Camus

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#78. He shook his head, trying to shake the convoluted thoughts loose. He couldn't worry about it right now. Not about how Thomas felt, or how Quinn did, or even how he, himself did. They were where they were, and there were things to do. First and foremost, there was a baby to deliver.

Breeana Puttroff

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#79. He looked at Ghastly. "Thoughts?"
"I want to kill Sanguine," was the first thing Ghastly said. "And I want to do it slowly, in front of a lot of people. Using a hammer

Derek Landy

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#80. That's how I always try to start my thoughts. I write them down first, eventually it turns into a poem, and if I feel like composing something to it, then I do that.

Benjamin Clementine

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#81. every night i say prayers for him just so he knows that when my day
ends and i'm ready to dream he will always be one of the last waking
thoughts i have and perhaps one of the first dreams of my sleeping

Sandra Bernhard

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#82. 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

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#83. I always write a thing first and think about it afterward, which is not a bad procedure because the easiest way to have consequential thoughts is to start putting them down.

E.B. White

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#84. The ablest writer is only a gardener first, and then a cook: his tasks are, carefully to select and cultivate his strongest and most nutritive thoughts; and when they are ripe, to dress them, wholesomely, and yet so that they may have a relish.

Augustus William Hare

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#85. No, you become a man when you first decide to put away the things of childhood, the talk of childhood, and the thoughts of childhood. You decide because you cannot be treated as both a man and a boy. Because you are either one or the other, but you are not both ...

Carew Papritz

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#86. All we've got is Now. Life, composed of a billion moments, from our first to our last thoughts.

Max McKeown

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#87. When they first said I made it through it was just crazy, I mean all kinds of thoughts were going through my head, and you know to be watching the show for nine seasons and to be on it now is surreal, it's so surreal.

Scotty McCreery

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#88. Everything should be first-rate in a person, his face, clothes, soul and thoughts.

Anton Chekhov

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#89. Personal transformation is an internal job.
No one can change you without you first wanting the change for yourself. The transformation starts in your thoughts! Only you can decide to change your thoughts and thus your behavior.

Michelle Word Hollis

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#90. He didn't know what he felt. For the first time in his life, his thoughts were a jumble, tossing and turning and writing over each other like an endlessly edited story.

Julia Quinn

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#91. When I came to know Mrs. Marcet personally; how often I cast my thoughts backward, delighting to connect the past and the present; how often, when sending a paper to her as a thank you offering, I thought of my first instructress.

Michael Faraday

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#92. She sometimes thought she was going crazy. Her first thought when she woke up was always how to get him out of her thoughts. And she would keep watch, hoping to see him next door, while plotting ways to never have to see him again.

Sarah Addison Allen

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#93. To become a champion, you must first think like a champion, and the best way to think like a champion is start talking like a champion. So start talking today like the champion you could be, and your thoughts and actions will follow.

Hal Elrod

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#94. The discovery that it is in our power to change our lives by the thoughts we think is the first step toward spiritual mastery.

Alice Hegan Rice

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#95. Perfectionists talk about first love. Realists talk about true love. Optimists talk just about love.

Jasleen Kaur Gumber

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#96. When the star dies,
Its eye closes; tired of watching,
It flies back to its first bright dream.

Dejan Stojanovic

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#97. Chess is the most intimate game in the world. It's like making love. By the time we finish our first slow game, I will know all his thoughts.

Eloisa James

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#98. The non-stop music wrapped a warm cocoon around her body. People's thoughts, rapid words flowed around her, without doing her any harm. She was part and parcel of the shop, a commodity like any other, an article in the first-floor department.

Jean-Marie G. Le Clezio

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#99. If human emotions largely result from thinking, then one may appreciably control one's feelings by controlling one's thoughts - or by changing the internalized sentences, or self-talk, with which one largely created the feeling in the first place.

Albert Ellis

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#100. We should manage our thoughts as shepherds do their flowers in making a garland: first, select the choicest, and then dispose them in the most proper places, that every one may reflect a part of its color and brightness on the next.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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