„Watch your thoughts, for they will become actions. Watch your actions, for they'll become… habits. Watch your habits for they will forge your character. Watch your character, for it will make your destiny.“

Last update Dec. 18, 2020. History
Margaret Thatcher photo
Margaret Thatcher345
British stateswoman and politician 1925 - 2013

Related quotes

Laozi photo
Vince Lombardi photo
Nisargadatta Maharaj photo
Tupac Shakur photo
Louise Penny photo
Stephen R. Covey photo
Ludwig Boltzmann photo

„O! immodest mortal! Your destiny is the joy of watching the evershifting battle!“

—  Ludwig Boltzmann Austrian physicist 1844 - 1906

S. Rajasekar, N.Athavan, " Ludwig Edward Boltzmann http://arxiv.org/abs/physics/0609047" (7 September 2006), arXiv:physics/0609047v1 [physics.hist-ph]

Diogenes Laërtius photo

„Another was, "Watch your opportunity."“

—  Diogenes Laërtius biographer of ancient Greek philosophers 180 - 240

Pittacus, 7.
The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers (c. 200 A.D.), Book 1: The Seven Sages

Tryon Edwards photo
Jane Austen photo
Nisargadatta Maharaj photo
Agatha Christie photo
Dante Alighieri photo

„Ye keep your watch in the eternal day.“

—  Dante Alighieri, book Purgatorio

Canto XXX, line 103 (tr. Longfellow).
The Divine Comedy (c. 1308–1321), Purgatorio
Original: (la) Voi vigilate ne l'etterno die.

Steve Martin photo

„(Audience member): What's your mood watch say?“

—  Steve Martin American actor, comedian, musician, author, playwright, and producer 1945

Ralph Waldo Emerson photo
Elizabeth Berg photo

„Don't let your habits become handcuffs“

—  Elizabeth Berg American novelist 1948

Source: The Year of Pleasures

Michel Faber photo

„Watch your step. Keep your wits about you; you will need them.“

—  Michel Faber, book The Crimson Petal and the White

First lines, Ch. 1
The Crimson Petal and the White (2002)
Context: Watch your step. Keep your wits about you; you will need them. This city I am bringing you to is vast and intricate, and you have not been here before. You may imagine, from other stories you've read, that you know it well, but those stories flattered you, welcoming you as a friend, treating you as if you belonged. The truth is that you are an alien from another time and place altogether.

Ram Dass photo

„Learn to watch your drama unfold while at the same time knowing you are more than your drama.“

—  Ram Dass American contemporary spiritual teacher and the author of the 1971 book Be Here Now 1931 - 2019

Anne Sexton photo

„I am stuffing your mouth with your
promises and watching
you vomit them out upon my face.“

—  Anne Sexton poet from the United States 1928 - 1974

"Killing the Love"
45 Mercy Street (1976)
Source: The Complete Poems

Steve Jobs photo

„We think basically you watch television to turn your brain off, and you work on your computer when you want to turn your brain on.“

—  Steve Jobs American entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple Inc. 1955 - 2011

Interview in Macworld magazine (February 2004)

Related topics