I was in darkness, but I took three steps and found myself in paradise. The first step was a good thought, the second, a good word; and the third, a good deed.— Friedrich Nietzsche
Lavish Second Thoughts quotations
The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.
America will tolerate the taking of a human life without giving it a second thought. But don't misuse a household pet.
After you have made a decision that is pleasing to God, the Devil may try to make you have second thoughts. Intensify your prayer time, meditation, and good deeds. For if Satan's temptations merely cause you to increase your efforts to grow in holiness, he'll have an incentive to leave you alone.
Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.
If you are complaining about things in your life, you are on the complaining frequency, and you are not in a position to attract what you want. Get on to the frequency of good with your thoughts and words. Firstly you will feel good, and secondly you will be on the frequency of receiving more good.
The government should not be guided by Temporary Excitement, but by Sober Second Thought.
Really, I'm incredibly disjointed and not candid.
Just in general, my thoughts tend to come out in little spurts that don't necessarily connect. If you hang around long enough, you can find the linear path. But it will take a second. That is why these interviews never go well for me.
If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.
On second thought, I think I am more crazy than my goat.
Yeah, well,” Nico said, “not giving people a second thought…that can be dangerous.
But remember this if nothing else: I love you more than there are words or stars. I love you more than there are thoughts and feelings. I love you more than there are seconds or moments gone or to come. I love you.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
It is often said that second thoughts are best.
So they are in matters of judgment but not in matters of conscience.
Artemis Fowl will never be secondary." "I thought you were Artemis Fowl the Second?" said Holly.
Ayame: Yuki, let's deepen the bond between us brothers! Yuki: Before you can do that I'll drown you in the deepest part of that lake. Ayame: That's right! No matter what happens we'll be together. Yuki: I'll let you drown alone!
Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.
When one devotes oneself to meditation, mental burdens, unnecessary worries, and wandering thoughts drop off one by one; life seems to run smoothly and pleasantly. A student may now depend on intuition to make decisions. As one acts on intuition, second thought, with its dualism, doubt and hesitation, does not arise.
When we have 'second thoughts' about something, our first thoughts don't seem like thoughts at all - just feelings.
There are spiders living comfortably in my house while the wind howls outside.
They aren't bothering anybody. If I were a fly, I'd have second thoughts, but I'm not, so I don't.
First think, second believe, third dream and finally dare.
A man's sentiments are generally just and right, while it is second selfish thought which makes him trim and adopt some other view. The best reforms are worked out when sentiment operates, as it does in women, with the indignation of righteousness.
Initially, I had two thoughts. First, this is a very large conspiracy; and second, our children in Washington. We knew there were a few unidentified planes that may have been headed for the White House or the Capitol Building.
All success in life, whether material or spiritual, starts with the thoughts that you put into your mind every second of every minute of every day. Your outer world reflects the state of your inner world. By controlling the thoughts that you think and the way you respond to the events of your life, you begin to control your destiny.
How amazing is it to find someone who wants to hear about all the things that go in your head.
Forgiving is not forgetting; its actually remembering--remembering and not using your right to hit back. Its a second chance for a new beginning. And the remembering part is particularly important. Especially if you dont want to repeat what happened.
I could dance with you until the cows come home.
On second thought I'd rather dance with the cows until you come home.
It is foolhardy to make a second trade, if your first trade shows you a loss.
Never average losses. Let this thought be written indelibly upon your mind.
Empty Minds Make The Most Noise!
Any man may make a mistake; none but a fool will stick to it. Second thoughts are best as the proverb says.
Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins. We parry and fend the approach of our fellow-man by compliments, by gossip, by amusements, by affairs. We cover up our thought from him under a hundred folds.
Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
One small positive thought in the morning can change you whole day.
I used to say that, as Solicitor General, I made three arguments of every case.
First came the one that I planned-as I thought, logical, coherent, complete. Second was the one actually presented-interrupted, incoherent, disjointed, disappointing. The third was the utterly devastating argument that I thought of after going to bed that night.
Freed from the thoughts of winning, I instantly play better.
I stop thinking, start feeling. My shots become a half-second quicker, my decisions become the product of instinct rather than logic.
My friend Heinrich Zimmer of years ago used to say, 'The best things can't be told,' because they transcend thought. 'The second best are misunderstood,' because those are the thoughts that are supposed to refer to that which can't be thought about, and one gets stuck in the thoughts. 'The third best are what we talk about.'
Be the silent watcher of your thoughts and behavior. You are beneath the thinker. You are the stillness beneath the mental noise. You are the love and joy beneath the pain.
The apostolic church thought more about the Second Coming of Jesus Christ than about death and heaven. The early Christians were looking, not for a cleft in the ground called a grave but for a cleavage in the sky called Glory.
I remember my second game for England - we lost 2-0 to Norway, I was subbed and didn't do myself justice and I thought that was the end of my England career.
A violin is nothing more than a piece of wood and a dead cat.
But it's a piece of technology. So when computers came along, in the '70s, I suddenly thought, hang on a second, this is interesting. These things can become an instrument. So I just became very interested in them, and started, playing with electronics.
Integrity is choosing your thoughts and actions based on values rather than personal gain.
At first I thought I should be a second Beethoven;
presently I found that to be another Schubert would be good; then gradually, satisfied with less and less, I resigned to be a Humperdinck.
Nature wants us to enjoy life to the full and die without giving it a second thought; Christianity wants the opposite.
It takes 90 seconds from the time we have a thought that is going to stimulate an emotional response. When we have an emotional response it results in a physiological dumpage into our bloodstream. It flushes through and out of our body in less than 90 seconds.
Yes, darling, let me cover your face with kisses-On second thought, just let me cover your face