Thinking Quotes

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 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

Orthodoxy means not thinking - Not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.
George Orwell, 1984
The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them.
Albert Einstein, (attributed)
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Thinking The talking of the soul with itself.
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We must dare to think about unthinkable things because when things become unthinkable thinking stops and action becomes mindless.
William Fullbright
The spirit of the age is filled with the disdain for thinking.
Albert Schweitze
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
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking about them.
Alfred North Whitehead, Introduction to Mathematics (1911)
The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.
Albert Einstein, Telegram, 24 May 1946
All the problems of the world could be settled if people were only willing to think. The trouble is that people very often resort to all sorts of devices in order not to think, because thinking is such hard work.
Thomas J. Watson
No one ever goes into battle thinking God is on the other side.
Terry Goodkind
The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Henry Ford
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
As the light changed from red to green to yellow and back to red again, I sat there thinking about life. Was it nothing more than a bunch of honking and yelling Sometimes it seemed that way.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
I think it would be totally inappropriate for me to even contemplate what I am thinking about.
Don Mazankowski
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
Strategy is a style of thinking, a conscious and deliberate process, an intensive implementation system, the science of insuring future success.
Pete Johnson
All dogmas perish the thinking mind, especially ones you agree with.
Adam Richardson
The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking more about what he intends to say than about what others are saying, and we never listen when we are eager to speak.
Francois La Rochefoucauld
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Albert Einstein, Physics and Reality [1936]
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking.
Albert Einstein
There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an art of writing.
Benjamin Disraeli
Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.
Edward Gibbon
Big thinking precedes great achievement.
Wilfred Peterson
I believe a very large majority of church goers are merely unthinking, slumbering worshipers of an unknown God.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
The first sign of a nervous breakdown is when you start thinking your work is terribly important.
Milo Bloom
There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.
Thomas A. Edison
As long as your going to be thinking anyway, think big.
Donald J. Trump
The third - Rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second - Rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first - Rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.
A. A. Milne
If people cannot write well, they cannot think well, and if they cannot think well, others will do their thinking for them.
George Orwell
The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next.
Matthew Arnold
Journalists cover words and delude themselves into thinking they have committed journalism.
Hedrick Smith
Discovery consists in seeing what everyone else has seen and thinking what no one else has thought.
Albert Szent - Gyorgi
Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry.
Havelock Ellis
If two men agree on everything, you may be sure that one of them is doing the thinking.
Lyndon B. Johnson