Who said be careful of your thoughts?

Lao Tzu
I love this quote by Lao Tzu: “Watch your thoughts, they become your words; watch your words, they become your actions; watch your actions, they become your habits; watch your habits, they become your character; watch your character, it becomes your destiny.”

Who said you are your thoughts?

It is attributed to Lao Tzu, a mystic philosopher of ancient China, best known as the author of the Tao Te Ching (The Way and Its Power), which is the original Taoist text published in the 3rd century. Here is the quote in full.

How do words become actions?

Our words create action. Our words can create intimacy or separation. With our words we can motivate ourselves to do things we never thought we could do, and our words can also move others to step forward into their own personal power so they can be of service to their community. Words can calm us or excite us.

How does a habit become a character?

Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny. Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits.

How do you describe thoughts?

Here are some adjectives for thoughts: terse, tense, thy habitual, tiresomely sluggish, lawless and uncertain, strange uncharted, positive, happy, thy freer, preliminary vague, uneasy, rousing, dark, nighttime, further grim, uncomfortable and yet delightful, morbid and sickening, wistful futile, impure and lustful.

Did Gandhi say keep your thoughts positive?

Keep your thoughts positive, because your thoughts become your words.

What are your thoughts?

Thoughts are mental cognitions—our ideas, opinions, and beliefs about ourselves and the world around us. While thoughts are shaped by life experiences, genetics, and education, they are generally under conscious control. In other words, if you are aware of your thoughts and attitudes, you can choose to change them.

Which is more important words or actions?

“Action speaks more powerfully than words, but when you use words as your actions, you probably won’t stop talking.” We can apologize for our mistakes over and over, but if our actions do not change, the words become meaningless. Actions prove who someone really is while words only show what someone wants to be.

How do thoughts lead to actions?

It’s a chain reaction we call TFAR: Your Thoughts lead to your Feelings, which lead to your Actions, which lead to your Results. After proving yourself right over and over again, your thoughts become beliefs. Beliefs then become automatic thoughts that drive your behaviors. In other words, habits.

What is the saying about habits?

Habit Quotes

  • We are what we repeatedly do.
  • Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
  • Motivation is what gets you started.
  • Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
  • If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters.
  • Humans are creatures of habit.

What type of word is thoughts?

Thought can be a verb or a noun.

What is a fancy word for thought?

Some common synonyms of thought are conception, concept, idea, impression, and notion.

Who said Your Beliefs become your thoughts?

Mahatma Gandhi says, “Your beliefs become your thoughts. Your thoughts become your words. Your words become your actions.

Who said Thoughts Become Things?

Not for me though, and some influential people, who said similar things too. Gandhi said, “A man is but a product of his thoughts, what he thinks, he becomes.” In his book, You Were Born Rich , Bob Proctor wrote, “Thoughts become things. In practical ways your thoughts can become things.

What does the Bible say about Watch Your Words?

Matthew 12:37 37 For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned.”