Men fear thought as they nothing else

Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth, more than ruin, more even than death.  Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit.  Thought looks into the pit of hell and is not afraid.  Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief glory of man.  ~Bertrand Russell

Some people get lost in thought because

Some people get lost in thought because it’s such unfamiliar territory.  ~G. BehnThe only reason some people get lost in thought is because it’s unfamiliar territory.  ~Paul Fix

For those who do not think it

For those who do not think, it is best at least to rearrange their prejudices once in a while.  ~Luther BurbankSS; CUL

No amount of energy will take the

No amount of energy will take the place of thought.  A strenuous life with its eyes shut is a kind of wild insanity.  ~Henry Van DykeCUL

You and i are not what we

You and I are not what we eat; we are what we think.  ~Walter Anderson, The Confidence Course, 1997, ch1

Its crazy how you can get yourself

It’s crazy how you can get yourself in a mess sometimes and not even be able to think about it with any sense and yet not be able to think about anything else.  ~Stanley Kubrick

A sect or party is an elegant

A sect or party is an elegant incognito devised to save a man from the vexation of thinking.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men can live without air a few

Men can live without air a few minutes, without water for about two weeks, without food for about two months – and without a new thought for years on end.  ~Kent Ruth

Few people think more than two or

Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once a week.  ~George Bernard ShawLLDT

We use 10 of our brains imagine

We use 10% of our brains.  Imagine how much we could accomplish if we used the other 60%.  ~Ellen Degeneresrdqq, the beginning