Thoughts

Software and web sites always require careful thought.
There are many illustrious people who have spent their time considering what thought is and what the absence of thought might result in.
Benjamin Disraeli 1804–81
British Prime Minister, 1868, 1874–80
Experience is the child of Thought, and Thought is the child of Action. We cannot learn men from books.
John Dryden 1631–1700
English poet, critic, and playwright
He trudged along unknowing what he sought,
And whistled as he went, for want of thought.
Thomas Hood 1799–1845
English poet and humorist
But evil is wrought by want of thought,
As well as want of heart!
Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)
English poet, critic, and lexicographer
Language is the dress of thought.
Jiddu Krishnamurti died 1986
Indian spiritual philosopher
Religion is the frozen thought of men out of which they build temples.
George Orwell 1903–50
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) pt. 1, ch. 5
Don't you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thoughtcrime literally impossible, because there will be no words in which to express it.
Thomas Paine 1737–1809
English political theorist
I do not believe that any two men, on what are called doctrinal points, think alike who think at all. It is only those who have not thought that appear to agree.
Alexander Pope 1688–1744
English poet
Expression is the dress of thought.
1st Viscount Samuel 1870–1963
British politician
A library is thought in cold storage.
Jean-Paul Sartre 1905–80
French philosopher, author and critic
Ma pensée, c’est moi: voilà pourquoi je ne peux pas m’arrêter. J’existe par ce que je pense…et je ne peux pas m’empêcher de penser.
My thought is me: that's why I can't stop. I exist by what I think…and I can't prevent myself from thinking.
Albert von Szent-Györgyi 1893–1986
Hungarian born biochemist
Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.
Yevgeny Zamyatin 1884–1937
Russian writer
'Literature, Revolution and Entropy’ quoted in The Dragon and other Stories Introduction
Heretics are the only bitter remedy against the entropy of human thought.

This collection of quotations was compiled by David Clarke of Dragon Thoughts Ltd.