He was like the cock who THOUGHT the sun had risen to
hear him crow.
How do we spend our old age ? In defending opinions,
not because we believe them to be true, but simply
because we once said that we THOUGHT they were.
How happy is he born and taught,
That serveth not another's will;
Whose armour is his honest THOUGHT,
And simple truth his utmost skill.
Sir Henry Wotton
Human history is in essence a history of ideas.
H.G. Wells : The Outline of History
There is but a shallow stream of THOUGHT in history.
I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and young alike, not to take THOUGHT for your persons or your properties, but and chiefly to care about the greatest improvement of the soul. I tell you that virtue is not given by money, but that from vir
I have always THOUGHT that every woman should marry,
and no man.
I have found power in the mysteries of THOUGHT.
I have often THOUGHT upon death,
and I find it the least of all evils.
I know some poison I could drink,
I’ve often THOUGHT I’d taste it,
But Mother bought it for the sink
And drinking it would waste it.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
'I wish life was not so short,' he THOUGHT. 'Languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.'
J. R. R. Tolkien
If a man takes no THOUGHT about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand.
If liberty and equality, as is THOUGHT by some are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in the government to the utmost.
It is only by labour that THOUGHT can be made healthy,
and only by THOUGHT that labour can be made happy,
and the two cannot be separated with impunity.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a THOUGHT without accepting it.
It is THOUGHT, and THOUGHT alone,
that divides right from wrong.
It is THOUGHT, and THOUGHT only
that elevates or degrades human deeds and desires.