Food For Thought

Food for thought quotes covers a vast array of sayings, feelings, and musings as presented by different authors. Some of these thoughts may make perfect sense to you depending on your own experiences through life. Some thoughts may create feelings of something new or feelings of confusion.

Will these various conscious words impact you? Will they change a pathway in life? Will they speak to you about a change or altered action or behavior? Each person possesses a wide range of memories that have been stored deep within the subconscious; sometimes these recollections will be near the surface of one's overall being - a part of you that you either wish to remember or desire to forget. No matter who, or where you are at this very moment in space and time, our thoughts, our thinking, our joining together of past to change the future may arise because of something we read. It is our hope that all or some of these thoughts help you to look at aspects of life in a new light or to assist in clarity.


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  1. If you could go back to the forks of the road...if you were there now, a decision to make, o pilgrim of sorrow, which road would you take? Unknown, Which Road?



  2. Other people have often pulled me toward a higher version of myself than I could see at the time. Harv Bishop, New Thought Revolution



  3. Remember life can be like a train ride, focus on things that bring you delight. Find blessings in the little things, as you hum along, be thankful for all life brings. Catherine Pulsifer, Enjoy The Ride



  4. A life devoid of friendship is comparable to life without air. Sam Fickinsen



  5. The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul. Alfred Austin



  6. A Christian grows in the expression of compassionate love through testing. Theodore W. Higginsworth



  7. Heaven's jest a leetle nearer in the palace or the cot on Christmas day than any in the year. C. C. Hassler, Heaven's Nearer



  8. Death is not a period that ends the great sentence of life, but a comma that punctuates it to more lofty significance. Martin Luther King Jr.



  9. The things that are important are what God gives to you, and how you use that talent that makes His message true. Greta Zwaan, Four-Wall Christians



  10. Over-thinking is a danger sign of stress issues.
  11. Over-thinking is a danger sign of stress issues. Brandon Parks, Overthinking Beginner Guide



  12. We can even lie by telling the truth - that is, by telling a piece of the truth instead of the whole truth, thus giving a wrong impression. Henry H. Crane, Lying



  13. May the spirit of prayer abide with us the day through, that we may be dutiful and worthy. Wilson M. Backus



  14. Any man can be a Father it takes someone special to be a Dad. Author Unknown



  15. Your flaws are perfect for the heart that’s meant to love you. Trent Shelton



  16. Immortality is to live your life doing good things, and leaving your mark behind. Brandon Lee



  17. Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. Charles Dickens



  18. Thanksgiving is a day to reflect on with those we hold dear and to give thanks and pray for all the best in the coming year. Catherine Pulsifer, A Day For Reflection



  19. You see, I believe, that windows can open for all those who see great future for certain. Robert R. Rivers, Fate Challenged



  20. Tis lessons from the past we borrow,- To-day is ours, but not to-morrow
  21. 'Tis lessons from the past we borrow,- To-day is ours, but not to-morrow John Imrie



  22. But what is life? Drops make the sea; and petty cares and small events- small causes and small consequents, make up the sum for you and me Ellen P. Allerton, Little Things



  23. If I had my life to live over, I'd pick more daisies. Don Herold



  24. Jesus dying on the cross and His great grace saves us, forgives our sins of the past; amidst all fear and uncertainty He gives us hope at last. Catherine Pulsifer, Reason To Feel Glad



  25. Jesus Christ Our Lord who died for us so that we may live,He Resurrected that we may have life eternal.Can we ever be unfaithful to that sacrifice and fail to declare Him alone as our Lord? Something to ponder upon! Henrietta Newton Martin



  26. The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. Rene Descartes



  27. Is your poor life outside the master plot of Him whose wisdom planned for all else here? Nay, nay; God cares; you are His dearest thought John Grant Newman, Faith's Sonnet



  28. I like the night. Without the dark, we'd never see the stars. Stephenie Meyer



  29. Whoever makes home seem to the young dearer and more happy, is a public benefactor. Henry Ward Beecher.



  30. He has no time to belittle others, because he fully understands that all are his brothers.
  31. He has no time to belittle others, because he fully understands that all are his brothers. C R McPhee, Brotherly Love



  32. Cunning differs from wisdom as twiight from open day. Dr. Johnson



  33. There is one name under heaven whereby you can be saved, 'tis certain transportation to where streets with gold are paved Arthur Franklin Fuller, The Gospel Train



  34. Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned. Peter Marshall



  35. Each day I did a little thing and my dream started to bring a reality to my life of being not a dream, but a real thing! Catherine Pulsifer, A Dream Turned Reality



  36. There is a thin line between the impossible and the possible - that is determination. Ogwo David Emenike



  37. It doesn't cost any more to wear a smile than it does to wear a frown Edgar Nye, Keep Smiling



  38. True worth is in being, not in seeming - in doing, each day that goes by
  39. True worth is in being, not in seeming - in doing, each day that goes by Alice Cary



  40. I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than any other single profession. John Wooden



  41. You are not simply observing your thoughts; you are evaluating your choices and actions ... assessing them and then deciding what to do about them. Jeffrey M. Schwartz, Brain Lock



  42. If we work and trust in faith, our labor will be blessed
  43. If we work and trust in faith, our labor will be blessed J. J. Thorne



  44. We should all help each other Because in the end, we are all sisters and brothers. Catherine Pulsifer, Given To Me



  45. By marriage, you become my Mom -I am grateful for that day. We could all use another Mom I wouldn't have it any other way. Catherine Pulsifer, A Mother In Law



  46. Forgive and forget! 'Tis a maxim worth heeding, recall the harsh judgment so hasty and stern S. E. Gordon, The Time To Forgive And Forget



  47. I relive my past to prevent a repeat of any mistakes so that tomorrow may be better evaluated.
  48. I relive my past to prevent a repeat of any mistakes so that tomorrow may be better evaluated. Annabelle Marie Anderson



  49. I do not work to live nor do I live to work, Instead, I live because I have a purpose. Theodore W. Higgingsworth



  50. May you always have the courage to spread your wings and fly! Irish Blessing



  51. TODAY — Mend a quarrel. Search out a forgotten friend. Dismiss suspicion and replace it with trust. Author Unknown, Today



  52. You must learn to declutter your mind, removing all of your unnecessary thoughts to make room for the most important thoughts.
  53. You must learn to declutter your mind, removing all of your unnecessary thoughts to make room for the most important thoughts. Andrew Mood, Stop Overthinking



  54. The best things are nearest; light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand. Do not grasp at the stars, but do life's common duties as the come. Unknown



  55. How foolish then for us to reap, and earthly harvests try to keep, for soon, yes soon, our Lord may call, and we'll be forced to leave it all. Guy Hootman, My Barns Are Full



  56. Human strength and human greatness spring not from life's sunny side Unknown, Learn To Wait



  57. Time languishes in procrastinating but rapidly dissipates in busyness. Byron R. Pulsifer



  58. Sunsets are proof that endings can be beautiful too. Beau Taplin



  59. The inner half of every cloud is bright and shining
  60. The inner half of every cloud is bright and shining   Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler



  61. Thy "fare-thee-well" was sweet and kind, with hope these lines I jot - Again to come before your mind and say - "Forget-me-not!"   Arthur Franklin Fuller



  62. Not all thoughts are of equal value; some are selfish and destructive, some are mediocre, and some are positive and constructive. Thus, the question is, where do you desire your thoughts to be? Freddy J. W. Parkes



  63. Does the grouch get richer quicker than the friendly sort of man? Edgar A. Guest, It Isn't Costly



  64. ... strategies are built around not solving one particular problem, but in planning and putting yourself in the best position to deal with any problems that may arise. I. C. Robledo, 7 Thoughts to Live Your Life By



  65. Not all leaders are good leaders
  66. Not all leaders are good leaders Jocko Willink, Leadership Strategy and Tactics



  67. Think about what a blessing a child is to your life. May this blessing of a child fill your life with happiness and joy. Kate Summers



  68. We are more than our bodies, our thoughts, and our past experiences. We also have an invisible dimension that we call spirit Sandra Ingerman, How to Heal Toxic Thoughts



  69. There is no greater disaster in the spiritual life than to be immersed in unreality, for life is maintained and nourished in us by our vital relation with realities outside and above us. Thomas Merton, Thoughts In Solitude



  70. It’s simple arithmetic: Your income can grow only to the extent that you do. T. Harv Eker



  71. True thought leaders have expertise, passion, and a track record of changing the world...when they rise above themselves by sharing their knowledge so that others can change the world, too. Denise Brosseau, Ready to Be a Thought Leader?



  72. Our wish for the world is that you get to make the contribution that you were born to make.
  73. Our wish for the world is that you get to make the contribution that you were born to make. Matt Church, The Thought Leaders Practice



  74. Semantics is about the relation of words to thoughts, but it is also about the relation of words to other human concerns. Semantics is about the relation of words to reality. Steven Pinker, The Stuff of Thought



  75. How you define and experience competence, success, and failure has everything to do with how confident and competent you feel. Valerie Young Ed.D, The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women



  76. Reasoning is separate from what is reasoned about. Richard E. Nisbett, The Geography of Thought



  77. You never know what a person will eat until you are willing to feed them. Robert R. Rivers



  78. I want you to know that no matter what you are going through, worrying about, stressing or fretting over; no matter how long you have been feeling this way, Jesus wants you free. Marybeth Wuenschel, Your Thoughts are Killing You



  79. There is beauty in the chaos of living. Courtney Peppernell
  80. There is beauty in the chaos of living. Courtney Peppernell, Pillow Thoughts III



  81. We often tie our happiness and joy in life to some outside influence... you don’t need to set a condition for being happy ... Everything you need to experience these feelings is already hiding inside you. Dale East, Intentional Thinking



  82. Desiring is the physical expression of creating conditions that allow us to be receptive; that is, it’s in-the-world preparation for receiving. Wayne W. Dyer, Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life



  83. For eleven months and about twenty days each year, we concentrate upon the shortcomings of others, but for a few days at the turn of New Year we look at our own. It is a good habit. Arthur H. Sulzberger



  84. When the pain becomes too strong and too enduring, it’s time to do something about it. Matthew McKay PhD, Thoughts and Feelings



  85. When you worry, it says you think you can solve your own problems better than God can.
  86. When you worry, it says you think you can solve your own problems better than God can. Joyce Meyer, Power Thoughts Devotional



  87. I've reached the conclusion that trouble's all right, it brings out the stuff in a man. Unknown, Reflection



  88. How many friends or colleagues have been hurt, maligned, or scoffed at by the far-reaching effect of spreading so-called truths? Byron Pulsifer



  89. What is it about the rise of the sun in the morning that brings delight to many but brings tears of sadness to others? Byron Pulsifer



  90. Let me but live my life from year to year, with forward face and unreluctant soul  Henry VanDyke



  91. I realized that I could spend the rest of my life doubting myself, or I could make the brave decision to work through self-doubt and allow myself to be stretched in ways I had not been before. Morgan Harper Nichols, All Along You Were Blooming



  92. One attribute is available to each person that can upset the greatest of nations, the strongest person, or a child. It is not something that one buys or is given...the attribute is the human tongue. Byron Pulsifer



  93. Say not, "Too poor," but freely give; sigh not, "Too weak," but boldly try   Henry VanDyke



  94. The Pencil reminds you to list your blessings every day
    Give thanks for all you have in every way.



  95. Who watches o'er his heart with care, at morning, noon and night, and lifts to Heaven the fervent prayer to be directed right. Daniel C. Colesworthy



  96. It’s time to change our tactics, it’s time that we take stock, just what in life is worthwhile, our fortunes or our walk? Greta Zwaan, Life Is Fragile



  97. "Tis strange to think that your small hands control a grown-up person's very heart and soul - they do, new baby. Wilhelmina Stitch



  98. You may as well stem back the tide, and make the moon stand still as try to keep a good man down - a man with force and will. David V. Bush, You Can't Keep A Good Man Down



  99. Words are powerful, they can encourage and support or they can tear down and destroy.... They are easy to say but impossible to take back Byron Pulsifer



  100. What does your country mean to you? Merely a place to live and make money in? Merely a hive where you gather the honey in, or something that's splendid and true? Berton Braley



  101. Do not interpret the meaning of life from the darkness, but from the sunshine which falls upon it. Unknown, Ray Of Sunshine


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