Quotes on Thoughts


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"I realize that I will be, when my life's labor is complete, the product of my thoughts."

-George Albert Smith-

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"The thought in your mind at this moment is contributing, however infinitesimally, almost imperceptibly, to the shaping of your soul."

-Spencer W. Kimball-

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"You are the one who must decide whose thoughts you will entertain. You are free to choose-but you are not free to alter the consequences of those choices. You will be what you think about-what you consistently allow to occupy the stage of your mind."

-Ezra Taft Benson-

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"A drop of ink may make a million think."


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"If you can control your thoughts, you can overcome habits--even degrading, personal habits. If you can learn to master them, you will have a happy life."

Boyd K. Packer

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"Great thoughts left unread are like fruitful seeds left unplanted."

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"Our minds can become veritable junk heaps with dirty, cast-off ideas that accumulate there little by little.  Years ago I put up some signs in my mind.  They are very clearly printed and simply read:  'No Trespassing,'   'No dumping allowed.'   .....I do not want my mind to be a dumping place for shabby ideas or thoughts, for disappointments, bitterness, envy, shame, hatred, worry, grief, or  jealousy."

Boyd K. Packer (CR Oct. 1977)

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"What we do with what happens to us is more important than what happens to us." 

Marvin J. Ashton

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"You know...you can start the day over at any time you'd like." 

Patty Sheen, Stage Manager, Good Morning America

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"You never know how soon it may be too late." 

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"It takes courage to realize that you are greater than your moods, greater than your thoughts,   and that you can control your moods and thoughts."

Stephen R. Covey:  Book:  First Things First, p. 178   

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"Thought is action in rehearsal."  

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"What we say and how we present ourselves not only betray our inner person but also mold that person, those around us, and finally our whole society."

Robert S. Wood

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"Change your thoughts and you change your world."

Norman Vincent Peale

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