Thought Provoking Quotes

Tom Robbins

On their sofas of spice and feathers, the concubines also slept fretfully. In those days the Earth was still flat, and people dreamed often of falling over edges.

Mohammed Ali Bapir

Let your action manifest your thought, your belief and your passion.

Carolee Dean

Words are like people, I think. Put too many of them too close together and they cause trouble.

Ursula K. Le Guin

Without language, they have no lies. Thus they have no future.

Isabella Poretsis

All humans are alike and all humans are equal. It is just the perception of the eye that sees any different.

Jessica Park

Normal people can become very annoying if put in annoying situations.

Helen Exley

Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled "This could change your life.

Tom Robbins

Perhaps the most terrible (or wonderful) thing that can happen to an imaginative youth, aside from the curse (or blessing) of imagination itself, is to be exposed without preparation to the life outside his or her own sphere - the sudden revelation that there is a there out there.

Cesare Pavese

We do not remember days, we remember moments.

Brennan Manning

The temptation of the age is to look good without being good.

Richard Bach

We choose our next world through what we learn in this one. Learn nothing, and the next world is the same as this one, all the same limitations and lead weights to overcome.

Sun Tzu

Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.


When a youth was giving himself airs in the Theatre and saying, 'I am wise, for I have conversed with many wise men,' Epictetus replied, 'I too have conversed with many rich men, yet I am not rich!’.

Lailah Gifty Akita

If you know what you want and persistently capture the thought, you will attract it to you.

E.A. Bucchianeri

If Christ is God, He cannot sin, and if suffering was a sin in and by itself, He could not have suffered and died for us. However, since He took the most horrific death to redeem us, He showed us in fact that suffering and pain have great power.

John Green

He was a dying man looking down on the surgeons trying to save him.

E.A. Bucchianeri

Poor God, how often He is blamed for all the suffering in the
world. It’s like praising Satan for allowing all the good that happens.

E.A. Bucchianeri

If a man cannot serve two masters, neither can Christianity, or several thousand of them as the case may be.

Tamora Pierce

As long as there's life, there's hope.

Cindy Ann Peterson

We are more advanced technologically than ever before. However, technology, in many respects, is leading to the decline of conversation.

Lailah Gifty Akita

My love, you are always on my mind. I love you so much.. Lailah Gifty Akita
My love, you are always on my mind. I love you so much.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Age is only a state of mind.
You are as young as you think.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Money cannot buy time.

Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

the greatest footprint one can ever leave on earth is the footprint of good deeds. Living to leave a great mark on the minds of people before leaving

Lailah Gifty Akita

What you think of yourself is more important than what others think.

Mark W. Boyer

Exactly what good are our eyes if they are not willing to see what's right before us?

Brian Selznick

I like to imagine that the world is one big machine. You know, machines never have any extra parts. They have the exact number and type of parts they need. So I figure if the entire world is a big machine, I have to be here for some reason. And that means you have to be here for some reason, too.

Carl Sagan

We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.

Ann Druyan

And what greater might do we possess as human beings than our capacity to question and to learn?

Carl Sagan

Advertising teaches people not to trust their judgment. Advertising teaches people to be stupid.

Castle Noble

Woman study loving him his whole life; Man study loving well, your whole wife

Zack Love

I had always been an atheist until I met Lenny. He was too wonderously complex and good for there to be no benevolent and intelligent force behind our marvelous cosmos. Lenny gave me the actual proof my fiercely skeptical mind had always demanded. Not some logical, 37-step proof of God's existence. It was a personal proof. And it was irrefutable.

Jori Sams

All my biggest failures began with the smallest compromises.

Gopichand Lagadapati

Otherwise,is the only reason why one is unhappy and unsuccessful

Scott Westerfeld

That's the worst thing they do to you, to any of you. Whatever those brain lesions are all about, the worst damage is done before they even pick up the knife: You're all brainwashed into believing you're ugly.

Max Andrew Dubinsky

Yet people are still showing up to lift their hands after all these years even though the church is flawed and broken and beautiful and has a shameful, ugly side to it that I'll bet it wishes it didn't have and repeatedly tries to hide.
Just like me.
Just like you.
Just like always.

Tom Robbins

There is a comfort in conformity, a security in control, that is appealing. There is a thrill in domination, and we are all secretly attracted to violence.

Cindy Ann Peterson

The art of civil conversation begins at birth. Then goes from the dinner table to the schoolroom, to interaction among friends, to the work place, and on to other places where all manner of social interactions are required.

Andrei Tarkovsky

Poetry is an awareness of the world, a particular way of relating to reality.

Thomas Vazhakunnathu

Our Universe is a multidimensional one; every individual life unit consciously functions in a particular vibratory level (dimension or density) but unconsciously/ subconsciously functions in and through all the other levels, and as the awareness increases it moves to the conscious existence of the next immediate level.

Thomas Vazhakunnathu

Spirit does not belong to any particular religion because It has nothing to do with any religion and humanity cannot claim any exclusivity to It because we and our planet is nothing but a drop in the ocean of this endless Universe.

Alan McCluskey

Organised religion generally gets in the way of spiritual experience.

Bill Watterson

At school, new ideas are thrust at you every day. Out in the world, you'll have to find your inner motivation to seek for new ideas on your own.

C. Nzingha Smith

Don't use yesterday's state of mind, to make today's decision.

Julie Otsuka

Mostly though, they waited. For the mail. For the news. For the bells. For breakfast and lunch and dinner. For one day to be over and the next day to begin.

Donald Thomas

The importance of setting a date, as in choosing a colour, is a matter of selection. Orange may be seen equally well as 'the decline and fall of red' or 'the rise and triumph of yellow'.


Facts you can bend. Memories are much stronger things.

Susan May Warren

If you love someone, you don't act like they annoy you. You like them, and you try and make them think they're the most important person in the world to you.

Tom Robbins

All dreams continue in the beyond.

Tom Franklin

Maybe she'd needed her dream to come true to realize it was the wrong dream.

Chuck Palahniuk

The voice says, maybe you don't go to hell for the things you do. Maybe you go to hell for the things you don't do. The things you don't finish.

Haruki Murakami

It's just a feeling I have. What you see with your eyes is not necessarily real. My enemy is, among other things, the me inside me.

Nina Guilbeau

Even when we do not actively participate in our destiny, we are still on a chosen path. Life has a way of making decisions for us.


It just takes one serious thought to change a person, either to one he always wanted to be or into one he never wished to be.

Zack Love

Oh no. I'm not gonna let you leave yet. I'm gonna show you the value of takin' your time to get to work. I probably should have done this a long time ago.

Jamaica Kincaid

In a way, a garden is the most useless of creations, the most slippery of creations: it is not like a painting or a piece of sculpture - it won’t accrue value as time goes on. Time is its enemy’ time passing is merely the countdown for the parting between garden and gardener.

Bradley Bowman

Life is going to beat you up, it wouldn't be fair if you didn't throw some punches back at it

Buffi Neal

At what point in life should we stop searching for a better one?

Buffi Neal

Is a dream the ultimate freedom, or the ultimate prison?

Aldous Huxley

Consciousness is only possible through change; change is only possible through movement.

Monica Ali

while she wanted to look neither to her past nor her future, she lived exclusively in both. They had took different paths, but they had journeyed, so she realized, together.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Those who educate us can never be forgotten. Wherever we are, they will always be in our heart and mind.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

And courage to me meant ploughing through that dull gray mist that comes down on life-not only overriding people and circumstances but overriding the bleakness of living.

George R.R. Martin

Some men think because they're afraid to do.

Bernard Kelvin Clive

Your mind can be either your prison or your palace. What you make it is yours to decide

Lailah Gifty Akita

Let your imagination takes you to where you wish to be.

Austin Kleon

Nobody is born with a style or a voice. We don't out of the womb knowing who we are. In the beginning, we learn by pretending to be our heroes. We learn by copying.

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