New Thought

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • New Thought Any form of belief in mental healing, other than (1) Christian Science and (2) hypnotism or psychotherapy. It was practised in the 19th century, and its central principle was affirmative thought, or suggestion, employed with the conviction that man produces changes in his health, his finances, and his life by the adoption of a favorable mental attitude. As a therapeutic doctrine it stands for silent and absent mental treatment, and the theory that all diseases are mental in origin. As a cult it has its unifying idea the inculcation of workable optimism in contrast with the “old thought” of sin, evil, predestination, and pessimistic resignation. The term is essentially synonymous with the term High Thought, used in England.
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Quotations

  • C. Neil Strait
    C. Neil Strait
    “Life lived amidst tension and busyness needs leisure. Leisure that recreates and renews. Leisure should be a time to think new thoughts, not ponder old ills.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “When I was praised I lost my time, for instantly I turned around to look at the work I had thought slightly of, and that day I made nothing new.”
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    “It is curious to note the old sea-margins of human thought! Each subsiding century reveals some new mystery; we build where monsters used to hide themselves.”
  • James Ramsey
    James Ramsey
    “Apothegms to thinking minds are the seeds from which spring vast fields of new thought, that may be further cultivated, beautified, and enlarged.”
  • Ramana Maharshi
    Ramana Maharshi
    “You need not aspire for or get any new state. Get rid of your present thoughts, that is all.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “When thoughts fails of words, they find imagination waiting at their elbow to teach a new language without words.”

Usage

In literature:

Perhaps I'm just a little crazy by the standard of New York, but, dear, I thought you were my mate!
"The Root of Evil" by Thomas Dixon
Grace sat there brooding over her life problems with a new thought in her mind.
"The Right Knock" by Helen Van-Anderson
Any one attempting to discuss new phases of human thought is a fakir.
"The Tyranny of the Dark" by Hamlin Garland
I thought, perhaps, they had discovered some new orchid; so I followed them.
"The Great White Tribe in Filipinia" by Paul T. Gilbert
It was quite a new thought, and made a deep impression upon him.
"Bert Lloyd's Boyhood" by J. McDonald Oxley
I thought I'd coin a new head-line that would embrace all of us.
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
She was trembling with a new thought.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
But, mercy, they were bad enough, anyhow, I thought, to have been brand-new.
"The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch" by Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
This last action led to a train of thought, and Basil seemed suddenly to adopt some new resolution.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
Up the pole again with a new thought.
"The Boy Tar" by Mayne Reid
As Constance reviewed the arguments of the detective, a new thought came to her.
"The Diamond Coterie" by Lawrence L. Lynch
This was a new thought.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
My Father thought of a new way suddenly to escape from his wings!
"Fairy Prince and Other Stories" by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
The thought of Texas was not a new one to him.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 2 of 8" by Various
Then, as a new thought occurred to her, she caught her breath.
"Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter" by Lawrence L. Lynch
My thoughts had about them a new quality of stability.
"The Blue Germ" by Martin Swayne
Now she remembered that it had been years since mother had had a new dress, but she had thought it was because she was queer.
"Fireside Stories for Girls in Their Teens" by Margaret White Eggleston
He served reluctantly under the new order, and thought of making himself a new career in Russia.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
A sudden thought arrested this review of his new knowledge.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
It won't be long before he has thought of some new trick.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
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In poetry:

'Then all was wheat without a tare,
Then all was righteous, fair, and true;
And I am he whose thoughtful care
Shall plant the Old World in the New.
"The Sower" by James Russell Lowell
New every morning is the love
Our wakening and uprising prove;
Through sleep and darkness safely brought,
Restored to life, and power, and thought.
"Morning" by John Keble
I thought they travelled for a thousand years;
And at the end was nothing for them all,
For all that splendour of sceptres and of spears,
But a new step, another easy fall.
"Nightmare" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Whilst memory lasts think not e’er from this breast
Can pass the fond thoughts of my home:
No! I ne’er can forget the land I have left
In the new one to which I have come!
"The Emigrant’s Address To America" by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon
Then love came knocking at her gentle heart,
And gave a sweeter colour to her cheek,
While far within new thoughts began to start
Whose whispers made her smile but never speak.
"Bertha" by Alexander Anderson
O, glad New Year, with what a wealth of hope
Thou comest to the world of toiling men,
Bringing glad days that proffer strength and scope
For earnest thought and noble work again.
"O, Glad New Year" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

The troubled automaker's new CEO, Bob Nardelli, is reinventing the car business faster than anyone thought possible.
According to a Sept 13 report from BBC News, a ship thought to be the last steamcoaster in the world is preparing to head to her new home after a $2.9m restoration in Suffolk.
0It was thought to be a random act of violence but new details have emerged one week after a woman was allegedly kidnapped from the Walmart store in Alamo.
Add new comment Read and share your thoughts on this story .
What are your thoughts about the new euthanasia movement, Mr Stravinsky .
However, the organisation rejects claims that its move to introduce new suffixes was badly thought out.
Some television commercials are more thought-provoking than what strains to pass for entertainment on the new fall schedule.
Only one thought comes to mind when looking at the new billboard towering above downtown Newark.
In Saturday's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl there were a few Sportscenter worthy plays I thought.
Pumpkin Spice Granola, served straight up or with milk or yogurt, is a thoughtful gift for new moms.
Just when we thought New Orleans safety Darren Sharper and the Minnesota Vikings were done with their Twitter war -- at least for the day, they're at it again.
I thought I knew a lot about tillage until I embarked on my last writing assignment: present readers with a roundup of new tillage tools manufacturers are launching for 2013.
As a new resident, I've found the islanders to be welcoming, helpful and thoughtful at every turn, that is, unless you choose running as your daily exercise.
Inspired by the new toll kicking off on the 520 bridge today, I thought of some other ways we could scrape together a few bucks to benefit good causes.
New research says it's probably 2 billion years older than thought, which bolsters theory.
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In science:

In the high energy community, however, proton structure is often thought of as relevant only through its impact on new physics searches at hadron colliders.
Summary: Working Group on QCD and Strong Interactions
There is nothing about the interval arithmetic computer code for a new function that requires human thought or effort in an essential way.
Some algorithms arising in the proof of the Kepler conjecture
We put forward a new interpretation of the subpulse-position jump over the null, indicating that the speedup time scale of the post-null dr ifting is much shorter than previously thought.
Radio Pulsars
A paper’s grade reflects the community aggregate opinion of the paper, and should not be thought of as the “final word” on its original scientific contribution; opinion evolves in response to new information.
RefSponse: A Literature Evaluation System for the Professional Astrophysics Community
Of course, the final answer may prove to be a cocktail solution of these possible explanations or include some new dynamics that has not yet been thought of.
The Spin Structure of the Proton
Michelso n-Morley or Kennedy-Thorndike experiments , ) can be analyzed in the SME, but it also allows the conception of new types of experiments, not thought of previously.
Testing Lorentz Invariance using Zeeman Transitions in Atomic Fountains
The population of viable theories has fluctuated over the years as new effects and tests have been discovered, largely through the use of the PPN framework, which eliminated many theories thought previously to be viable.
The Confrontation between General Relativity and Experiment
Different choices for MS can then be thought of as parametrization of this new physics.
The Phenomenology of Universal Extra Dimensions at Hadron Colliders
Peetre, New thoughts on Besov spaces, Duke Univ.
On S. Mazur's problems 8 and 88 from the Scottish Book
Framing should not be thought of as something that happens only once at the start of a new activity.
Analyzing Problem Solving Using Math in Physics: Epistemological Framing via Warrants
Peetre, New thoughts on Besov spaces, Duke Univ.
Functions of perturbed unbounded self-adjoint operators. Operator Bernstein type inequalities
Thinking in PMC way will bring us many new insights or re-thoughts.
Pure Monte Carlo Method: a Third Way for Plasma Simulation
Correspondingly, the fields U (J bJ ) m bm should be thought of as related to a new quantum group Uq ˆq whose representations are labelled by the effective spin J e and carry two magnetic quantum numbers m◦ , cm◦ instead of one. A more detailed elaboration of its properties is in preparation.
Quantum Group Structure and Local Fields in the Algebraic Approach to 2D Gravity
Following this line of thought, the distinction between theoretical statistical parameter and observed quantity becomes important also in physics. I will argue that it also is important in a new way to arrive at the foundation of quantum mechanics.
Towards quantum mechanics from a theory of experiments
Peetre, New thoughts on Besov spaces, Duke Univ.
Operator H\"older--Zygmund functions
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