Thinking Quotes

Stubborness does have its helpful features. You always know what you are going to be thinking tomorrow.
Glen Beaman
Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.
Barry Switze

There is a great deal of wishful thinking in such cases it is the easiest thing of all to deceive ones self.
Demosthenes
There is an art of which every man should be a master the art of reflection. If you are not a thinking man, to what purpose are you a man at all.
William Hart Coleridge
Alfred korzybski - there are two ways to slide easily through life...
Jerome lettvin - enzymes are things invented by biologists that...

A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices.
Edward R. Murrow
Theodore rubin - the problem is not that there are problems. the...
I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.
Henry David Thoreau
It is by not always thinking of yourself, if you can manage it, that you might somehow be happy. Until you can make room in your life for someone as important to you as yourself, you will always be searching and lost....
Richard Bach
Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
Dr. Jonas Salk
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Henry Ford
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
Big thinking precedes great achievement.
Wilfred Peterson
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
To surpress minority thinking and minority expression would tend to freeze society and prevent progress... Now more than ever, we must keep in the forefront of our minds the fact that whenever we take away the liberties of those we hate, we are opening the way to loss of liberty for those we love.
Wendell Willkie
All great discoveries are made by men whose feelings run ahead of their thinking.
C. H. Parkhurst
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
I was going to buy a copy of The Power of Positive Thinking, and then I thought: What the hell good would that do?
Ronnie Shakes
Science cannot stop while ethics catches up - - And nobody should expect scientists to do all the thinking for the country.
Elvin Stackman
To be always thinking about your manners is not the way to make them good; the very perfection of manners is not to think about yourself.
Richard Whately
The aim of education must be the training of independently acting and thinking individuals who, however, can see in the service to the community their highest life achievement.
Albert Einstein
Stop thinking about your difficulties, whatever they are, and start thinking about God instead.
Emmet Fox
The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return the better to thinking.
Phaedrus
We spend most of our time and energy in a kind of horizontal thinking. We move along the surface of things? but 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, O Magazine, October 2002
STRATEGY is; A style of thinking, a conscious and deliberate process, an intensive implementation system, the science of insuring FUTURE SUCCESS.
Pete Johnson
There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an art of writing.
Benjamin Disraeli
We must dare to think about unthinkable things because when things become unthinkable thinking stops and action becomes mindless.
William Fullbright
Thinking, understanding, reasoning, willing, call not these Soul They are its actions, but they are not its essence.
Akhenaton
No one ever goes into battle thinking God is on the other side.
Terry Goodkind
Apothegms to thinking minds are the seeds from which spring vast fields of new thought, that may be further cultivated, beautified, and enlarged.
James Ramsey
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
I always have a quotation for everything, it saves original thinking.
Dorothy L. Sayers
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
Orthodoxy means not thinking - - Not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.
George Orwell, 1984
We must dare to think unthinkable thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world. We must learn to welcome and not to fear the voices of dissent. We must dare to think about unthinkable things because when things become unthinkable, thinking stops and action becomes mindless.
James W. Fulbright, March 27, 1964
Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself.
Plato
He had the entertainment of thinking that if he had for that moment stopped the clock it was to promote the next minute this still livelier motion.
Henry James, "The Ambassadors", Book Eighth, Chapter 2
There is a great deal of wishful thinking in such cases; it is the easiest thing of all to deceive one? s self.
Demosthenes, Olynthiac
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Sren Aaby Kierkegaard