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    No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.

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My thoughts ran a wool-gathering.

My thoughts ran a wool-gathering.

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In indolent vacuity of thought.

In indolent vacuity of thought.

by William Cowper Found in: Thought Quotes,
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Any man may make a mistake; none but a fool will stick to it.
Second thoughts are best as read more

Any man may make a mistake; none but a fool will stick to it.
Second thoughts are best as the proverb says.
[Lat., Cujusvis hominis est errare; nullius, nisi insipientis, in
errore perseverae. Posteriores enim cogitationes (ut aiunt)
sapientiores solent esse.]

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Ah! still awhile the old thought retain,
And yet consider it again!

Ah! still awhile the old thought retain,
And yet consider it again!

by Arthur Hugh Clough Found in: Thought Quotes,
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The soul of God is poured into the world through the thoughts of men.

The soul of God is poured into the world through the thoughts of men.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Thought Quotes,
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The thoughts that come often unsought, and, as it were, drop into the mind, are commonly the most valuable of read more

The thoughts that come often unsought, and, as it were, drop into the mind, are commonly the most valuable of any we have.

by John Locke Found in: Thought Quotes,
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All thought is a feat of association; having what's in front of you bring up something in your mind that read more

All thought is a feat of association; having what's in front of you bring up something in your mind that you almost didn't know you knew.

by Robert Frost Found in: Thought Quotes,
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Arouse the mind without resting it on anything.

Arouse the mind without resting it on anything.

by Diamond Sutra Found in: Thought Quotes,
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Whatsoe'er thy birth,
Thou wert a beautiful thought and softly bodied forth.

Whatsoe'er thy birth,
Thou wert a beautiful thought and softly bodied forth.

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