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He who thinks he is raising a mound may only in ...
by Ernest Bramah

He who thinks he is raising a mound may only in reality be digging a pit.
- Ernest Bramah

Where the road bends abruptly, take short steps.
- Ernest Bramah

Although there exist many thousand subjects for elegant conversation,
there are persons who cannot meet a cripple without talking about feet.
- Ernest Bramah

A reputation for a thousand years may depend upon the
conduct of a single moment.
- Ernest Bramah

 

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

Life is a mirror, and will reflect back
to the thinker what he thinks into it.
- Ernest Holmes

A man is what he thinks about all day long.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

It is what a man thinks of himself
that really determines his fate.
- Henry David Thoreau

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

He is able who thinks he is able.
- The Buddha

It is impossible to begin to learn
that which one thinks one already knows.
- Epictetus

A man is but the product of his thoughts -
what he thinks, he becomes.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We know what a person thinks not when he tells us
what he thinks, but by his actions.
- Isaac Bashevis Singe

As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead

Everyone thinks of changing the world,
but no one thinks of changing himself.
- Leo Tolstoy

The man who can't dance thinks the band is no good.
- Polish Proverb

If you think you are beaten, you are.
If you think you dare not, you don't.
If you'd like to win, but think you can't
It's almost a cinch you won't.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man;
But soon or late the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
- Anonymous

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

People do not like to think.
If one thinks, one must reach conclusions.
Conclusions are not always pleasant.
- Helen Keller

Meddling:
Everything that happens in the world, or doesn't happen,
is NOT my responsibility.
There are more than enough things that are my responsibility.
I am responsible for my thoughts, my beliefs, and my actions -
and that is enough.
It does not serve me to mind anyone else's business.
I can only make myself unhappy by trying to second guess
what anyone else thinks or does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anyone who thinks sitting in church
can make you a Christian must also think
that sitting in a garage can make you a car.
- Garrison Keillor

Someone who thinks the world is always cheating him is right.
He is missing that wonderful feeling of trust in someone or something.
- Eric Hoffer

People think of the inventor as a screwball,
but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people.
- Charles Kettering

My mother thinks I could have even run a larger company.
- Christie Hefner

It isn't tying himself to one woman that a man dreads
when he thinks of marrying;
it's separating himself from all the others.
- Helen Rowland

A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks,
mostly sits.
- Woodrow Wilson

Think left and think right and think low and think high.
Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
- Dr. Seuss

Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way.
This happens to us all the time with computers,
and nobody thinks of complaining.
- Jef Raskin

Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband
a month before she marries him
and what she thinks of him a year afterward,
and you will have the truth about him.
- H. L. Mencken

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man.
An intelligent woman gives up.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

The work of art shows people new directions and thinks of the future.
The house thinks of the present.
- Adolf Loos

It's not as great a day for the bride as she thinks.
She's not marrying the best man.
- Anonymous

Anyone who thinks there's safety in numbers hasn't
looked at the stock market pages.
- Irene Peter

War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things.
The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic
feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
- John Stuart Mill

Anybody who thinks money will make you happy,
hasn't got money.
- David Geffen

I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck,
but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.
- Steven Wright

Everyone thinks they're going to write one book of poems or one novel.
- Marilyn Hacker

If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche
that must have been left behind in the Sixties,
that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal.
- John Lennon

God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants,
walks in animals, and thinks in man.
- Arthur Young

Every man thinks God is on his side.
- Jean Anouilh

Part of me suspects that I'm a loser,
and the other part of me thinks I'm God Almighty.
- John Lennon

An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug,
thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts,
in speech or on paper, some style.
- Alan K. Simpson

One often thinks that using 2 different things like
visual and sound lead to 2 different conclusions -
to a different content -
but in in my case it is all one.
- Alva Noto

I've only been in one fight in my whole life...
in 7th grade, yet everyone thinks I'm a maniac.
- Ray Liotta

Anybody who thinks that getting a communication from
a voter in your district is spam -
that guy is pork.
Roast pork unless he changes his point of view.
- Dick Morris

If you're an actress or a musician, everyone thinks you're hot.
- Natalie Portman

Happy is harder than money.
Anybody who thinks money will make you happy hasn't got money.
- David Geffen

It is not whether you really cry.
It's whether the audience thinks you are crying.
- Ingrid Bergman

I believe with all my heart that civilization has produced
nothing finer than a man or woman who thinks and practices true tolerance.
- Frank Knox

It's traditional for an heiress to be raised in a sheltered way.
No one thinks that's true of me, but it actually was.
- Paris Hilton

Sensitive, humbug.
Everybody thinks I'm sensitive.
Wait until they hear my new album.
- Carole King

If you're an attractive guy, everyone thinks you're
successful just because of the way you look.
I hate that.
- James Marsden

It's the misfortune of German authors that not a single
one of them dares to expose his true character.
Everyone thinks that he has to be better than he is.
- Franz Grillparzer

A politician thinks of the next election.
A statesman, of the next generation.
- James Freeman Clarke

A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation;
therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone,
regardless of the past or future.
- Oliver Goldsmith

Evil be to him who evil thinks.
- Edward II

However, no two people see the external world in exactly the same way.
To every separate person a thing is what he thinks it is -
in other words,
not a thing, but a think.
- Penelope Fitzgerald

True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.
- St.
Jerome

No one who's white thinks he's innocent.
No one who's black thinks he's guilty.
- Andrew Young

The fellow who thinks he knows it all is especially
annoying to those of us who do.
- Harold Coffin

Apparently Iran thinks that it can continue to deceive
the world in order to reach its goals.
- Moshe Katsav

Jonny doesn't want to do TV interviews because he thinks
that he comes across as an idiot.
- Colin Greenwood

A woman who looks like a girl and thinks like a man is the best sort,
the most enjoyable to be and the most pleasurable to have and to hold.
- Julie Burchill

Man is only miserable so far as he thinks himself so.
- Jacopo Sannazaro

My son thinks I'm hilarious, but he's only 1.
- Mackenzie Crook

When I want to know what France thinks,
I ask myself.
- Charles de Gaulle

In Bosnia, little children shot in the head by a guy
who thinks it's okay to aim his gun at a child.
- Christiane Amanpour

Let a bill, or law, be read, in the one branch or the other,
every one instantly thinks how it will affect his constituents.
- Ezra Stiles

People are really sick of seeing the winner not win
and what the public thinks should happen.
- Nancy Kerrigan

The less one knows, the more he thinks he knows,
and the more willing he is to employ any and all measures
to enforce his views upon others.
- Paul Harris


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