Thinking Quotes

Prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and not just money or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking, and not just a lack of money or things.
Eric Butterworth
Take time to deliberate but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.
Andrew Old Hickory Jackson

We must dare to think about unthinkable things because when things become unthinkable thinking stops and action becomes mindless.
William Fullbright
The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return the better to thinking.
Phaedrus
Friedrich nietzsche - thinking evil is making evil....
C. h. parkhurst - all great discoveries are made by men whose...

The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next.
Matthew Arnold
Pete johnson - strategy is; a style of thinking, a conscious and...
On thinking about Hell, I gather My brother Shelley found it was a place Much like the city of London. I Who live in Los Angeles and not in London Find, on thinking about Hell, that it must be Still more like Los Angeles.
Bertolt Brecht
There are two ways to slide easily through life to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.
Alfred Korzybski
We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
Dr. Jonas Salk
Things are neither good nor bad but thinking makes it so.
William Shakespeare, Hamlet
A poor fool indeed is he who adopts a manner of thinking meant for others!
Donatien - Alphonse - Francois de Sade
The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
Theodore Rubin
The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them.
Albert Einstein, (attributed)
I believe a very large majority of church goers are merely unthinking, slumbering worshipers of an unknown God.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
If faith cannot be reconciled with rational thinking, it has to be eliminated as an anachronistic remnant of earlier stages of culture and replaced by science dealing with facts and theories which are intelligible and can be validated.
Erich Fromm
Rarely do we find men who willingly to engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half - Baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two - Thirds of the people of the Earth might be killed, but enough men capable of thinking, and enough books, would be left to start again, and civilization could be restored.
Albert Einstein
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely re - Arranging their prejudices.
William James
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Henry Ford
Learning builds daily accumulation, but the practice of Tao builds daily simplification. Simplify and simplify, until all contamination from relative, contridictory thinking is eliminated. Then one does nothing, yet nothing is left undone. One who wins the world does so by not meddling with it. One who meddles with the world loses it.
Tao te Ching, 48. Lao - Tzu
A great many college graduates come here thinking of lawyers as social engineers arguing the great Constitutional issues.
Archibald Cox
Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself.
Plato
Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.
Barry Switze
As long as your going to be thinking anyway, think big.
Donald J. Trump
Words ought to be a little wild, for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking.
John M. Keynes
We spend most of our time and energy in a kind of horizontal thinking. We move along the surface of thingsbut there are times when we stop. We sit sill. We lose ourselves in a pile of leaves or its memory. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.
James Carroll
Of course, our failures are a consequence of many factors, but possibly one of the most important is the fact that society operates on the theory that specialization is the key to success, not realizing that specialization precludes comprehensive thinking.
R. Buckminster Fuller, Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth, 1963
A good listener is usually thinking about something else.
Kin Hubbard
There are two ways to slide easily through life to believe everything or to doubt everything both ways save us from thinking.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Thinking things has been done through the ages; knowing things remains to be done.
Author Unknown
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
William James
We have ignored cultural literacy in thinking about education... We ignore the air we breathe until it is thin or foul. Cultural literacy is the oxygen of social intercourse.
E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
I succeeded by saying what everyone else is thinking.
Joan Rivers
Orthodoxy means not thinking - Not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.
George Orwell, 1984
The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.
Albert Einstein
It is especially important to encourage unorthodox thinking when the situation is critical At such moments every new word and fresh thought is more precious than gold. Indeed, people must not be deprived of the right to think their own thoughts.
Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin
Some of your countrymen were unable to distinguish between their native dislike for war and the stainless patriotism of those who suffered its scars. But there has been a rethinking and now we can say to you, and say as a nation, thank you for your courage.
Ronald Reagan