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When does a formulation of thought cease to be valid? When it loses sight of the human or even when it is afraid of the human or deluded about itself.

A Big Heart Open to God: A Conversation with Pope Francis
Anything worth thinking about is worth singing about.

The Essential Interviews
I just know that I don't want cheating. I refuse. I deepened myself but I don't believe in myself because my thought is invented.

The Stream Of Life
There are no dangerous thoughts; thinking it-self is dangerous.
Can anyone be utterly without thoughtfulness? The answer is yes.

American Pastoral
Siddhartha has one single goal - to become empty, to become empty of thirst, desire, dreams, pleasure and sorrow-to let the Self die. No longer to be Self, to experience the peace of an emptied heart, to experience pure thought - that was his goal.

I sometimes am struck with an astonished fear at my inspirations, at my thoughts, realizing how little of myself is mine (or, is myself).

I have thoughts which, if I could bring them forth and make them living, would add a new lightness to the stars, a new beauty to the world and a greater love to the heart of men.

Manuscript (1907)
Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."