Train Of Thought Quotes

Train Of Thought Quotes by Sergio Aragones, Theodore Zeldin, Frederick Lenz, Robin Leach, Franz Kafka, Marcus Aurelius and many others.

When sadness happens in the middle of work, I separate

When sadness happens in the middle of work, I separate my personal grief from my train of thought.
Sergio Aragones
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.
Theodore Zeldin
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.
Frederick Lenz
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.
Robin Leach
Officials are highly educated but one-sided; in his own department an official can grasp whole trains of thought from a single word, but let him have something from another department explained to him … he won’t understand a word of it.
Franz Kafka
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.
Marcus Aurelius
Given a blank we can’t help trying to fill it in along lines of customary seeing or saying. But the best poetic lines undermine those habits, break the pre- off the -dictable, unsettle the suburbs of your routine sentiments, and rattle the tracks of your trains of thoughts.
Heather McHugh
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.
Criss Jami
So when you find yourself locked onto an unpleasant train of thought, heading for the places in your past where the screaming is unbearable, remember there’s always madness. Madness is the emergency exit.
Alan Moore
A train of thought is never false. The falsehood lies deep in the necessities of existence.
Joseph Conrad
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.
Joseph Fort Newton
This train of thought was heading straight for Pity City, and she wanted to get off.
Lauren Kate
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.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
A creative train of thought is set off by: the unexpected, the unknown, the accidental, the disorderly, the absurd, the impossible.
Asger Jorn
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.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
All my life I’ve wanted, just once, to say something clever without losing my train of thought
Robert Breault
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.
John Frusciante