Lost In Thought Quotes by Sam Harris, Kathryn Schulz, Anna Kamienska, Oscar Wilde, Thomas A. Edison, Fran Lebowitz and many others.
Almost all our suffering is the product of our thoughts. We spend nearly every moment of our lives lost in thought, and hostage to the character of those thoughts. You can break this spell, but it takes training just like it takes training to defend yourself against a physical assault.
To err is to wander, and wandering is the way we discover the world; and, lost in thought, it is also the way we discover ourselves. Being right might be gratifying, but in the end it is static, a mere statement. Being wrong is hard and humbling, and sometimes even dangerous, but in the end it is a journey, and a story.
This morning I suddenly catch myself: I’m not there, I’m so lost in thought, I don’t know what’s going on around me. Can you think yourself to death?
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
The trouble with most people is that they quit before they start.
Albert Einstein didn’t care where he lived. Albert Einstein was a genius. Albert Einstein wasn’t getting lost in the master bedroom, he was lost in thought.
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.
When you lose touch with yourself, you lose yourself in the world.
I smiled at her, but she was already lost in thought, looking around the library as if it held all the answers to all our problems.
I just got lost in thought. It was unfamiliar territory.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
The work is never finished because women forever will be eternally mysterious to me – and I will always find that point where people are lost in thought, observed but lacking self-consciousness, the most beautiful.
Mindfulness is a way to rebalance ourselves. Instead of being lost in thought, or caught up in emotional upheaval, we can tip the scale in the direction of greater equanimity, clarity, wisdom, and self-compassion by actually learning how to inhabit that other dimension of our being.
The human condition: lost in thought.
If you’re going through hell, keep going.
Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Then there is the matter of my mother’s abandonment of me. Again, this is the common experience. They walk ahead of us, and walk too fast, and forget us, they are so lost in thoughts of their own, and soon or late they disappear. The only mystery is that we expect it to be otherwise.