Intent is not a thought, or an object, or a wish. Intent is what can make a man succeed when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated. It operates in spite of the warrior's indulgence. Intent is what makes him invulnerable. Intent is what sends a shaman through a wall, through space, to infinity.
Most people would rather die than think; in fact, they do so.
I was motivated by just thinking that if you had all this external success that everyone would love you and everything would be peaceful and wonderful.
Meditation simply means a state of no-thought, awareness without the process of thought, just pure, mirror-like awareness, with no thoughts passing in the mind.
Truth happens in a state of not knowing, truth happens in innocence. Truth happens where there are no clouds of thoughts moving in your consciousness,when the sky is absolutely clear.
The mind ought sometimes to be diverted, that it may return the better to thinking.
Faith is an oasis in the heart which can never be reached by the caravan of thinking.
The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.
An actor works with their soul and their thought.
If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.
That which dominates our imaginations and our thoughts will determine our lives, and our character.
Give thy thoughts no tongue.
The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
My hand is the extension of the thinking process - the creative process.
An example is often a deceptive mirror, and the order of destiny, so troubling to our thoughts, is not always found written in things past.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world.
Music stops you from thinking.
And the essential core of meditation is very simple: it is to be a witness of your mind process,not to be identified with the mind processes - thoughts, desires, imaginations, projections, dreams, memories and so on and so forth.
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all.
Poetry should... should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.
Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.
Reason we call that faculty innate in us of discovering laws and applying them with thought.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
I want to live every moment totally and intensely. Even when I'm giving an interview or talking to people, that's all that I'm thinking about.