Confucius on Thoughts

“Your life is what your thoughts make it.”

~ Confucius

Martin Luther on Thoughts

“You cannot keep birds from flying over your head but you can keep them from building a nest in your hair.”

~ Martin Luther

Alan Alda on Clarity

“In all those years, the only things I learnt that I felt were useful, and that stuck, were to value clarity in thought and language.”

~ Alan Alda / Financial Times, 05 July 2019

Epictetus on Attention

“You become what you give your attention to … If you yourself don’t choose what thoughts and images you expose yourself to, someone else will.”

~ Epictetus

Seneca on the Mind

“A great mind becomes a great fortune.”

~ Seneca

Marcus Aurelius on Thought

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”

~ Marcus Aurelius