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Vacant minds must have their uses, yet it seems a pity to waste first-class bodies on them.

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Think all you speak, but speak not all you think.

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Thinking is only a process of talking to yourself.

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That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1845) American poet, critic, and short-story writer.

Make not your thoughts you prisons.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.


It is difficult, if not impossible, for most people to think otherwise than in the fashion of their own period.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish writer.

A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator the smaller the fraction.

Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) Russian writer.

Thoughts is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible; thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit.

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) British logician and philosopher.

Many people would sooner die than think. In fact they do.

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) British logician and philosopher.

There is nothing so unthinkable as thought, unless it be the entire absence of thought.

Samuel Butler (1612-1680) British poet and satirist.