Train Of Thought Quotes by James Allen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Frederick Lenz, Asger Jorn, Ryan Montgomery, Francis Meadow Sutcliffe and many others.
A particular train of thought persisted in, be it good or bad, cannot fail to produce its results on the character and circumstances. A man cannot directly choose his circumstances, but he can choose his thoughts, and so indirectly, yet surely, shape his circumstances.
If you don’t stick to your plan enough, and you’re too seduced by whimsical notions and new ideas, you can kind of lose your train of thought and end up with something that doesn’t have a solid through-line.
Even if you are focusing on a chakra, you don’t want to do that for the whole period of meditation. There should be a point where you let go. Settle down. Get off the train of thought for a while.
A creative train of thought is set off by: the unexpected, the unknown, the accidental, the disorderly, the absurd, the impossible.
When you’re sober it’s easier to stay in line with your train of thought. There’s a lot more you’re thinking about that you want to discuss, and there are a lot more memories that you’re dealing with that you had pent up inside of you for so long because you had been drinking all of those years.
To some an extremely sharp picture may be positively painful, for it will perhaps disturb and break the train of thought, whereas a less-defined one would allow the mind to wander at its own sweet will.
When I interview people, and they give me an immediate answer, they’re often not thinking. So I’m silent. I wait. Because they think they have to keep answering. And it’s the second train of thought that’s the better answer.
Most of the writing that I do is a complete train of thought process. I’ll just be walking down the street or sitting on the toilet or whatever and something will pop into my head and I’ll record it on my phone and then over the next little while it’ll develop a little more in my head.
Rock guitarists usually do not wish to think trains of thought about anything but their own guitar playing during a long solo, and I could not play this way if I were not able to divide my attention between my ever changing musical environment and my instrument itself.
Conversation is a meeting of minds with different memories and habits. When minds meet, they don’t just exchange facts: they transform them, reshape them, draw different implications from them, engage in new trains of thought. Conversation doesn’t just reshuffle the cards: it creates new cards.
In complex trains of thought signs are indispensable.
We must have a clear head and a clear-cut stand to confidently boycott those trains of thoughts that attempt to Westernise China, separate China and bring chaos to China.
Of course, in our train of thought, we would all like to think we’re on the right track, or at least the same railroad company as the right track.
Every person has a train of thought on which they travel when they are alone. The dignity and nobility of their life, as well as their happiness depend upon the direction in which that train is going, the baggage it carries and the scenery through which it travels.
A train of thought is never false. The falsehood lies deep in the necessities of existence.
Any new formula which suddenly emerges in our consciousness has its roots in long trains of thought; it is virtually old when it first makes its appearance among the recognized growths of our intellect.
Your mind will be like its habitual thoughts; for the soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts. Soak it then in such trains of thoughts as, for example: Where life is possible at all, a right life is possible.
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