Thinking Quotes

A sect or party is an elegant incognito devised to save a man from the vexation of thinking.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
Dr. Jonas Salk

Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity.
Christopher Morley
The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
Dr. Robert Schulle
Albert einstein, telegram, 24 may 1946 - the unleashed power of the atom has changed...
William hart coleridge - there is an art of which every man should be a...

Stop thinking about your difficulties, whatever they are, and start thinking about God instead.
Emmet Fox
Bruce lee - not being tense but ready. not thinking but not...
Big thinking precedes great achievement.
Wilfred Peterson
Diversity the art of thinking independently together.
Malcolm Stevenson Forbes
Take time to deliberate but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.
Andrew Old Hickory Jackson
Journalists cover words and delude themselves into thinking they have committed journalism.
Hedrick Smith
We must dare to think about unthinkable things because when things become unthinkable thinking stops and action becomes mindless.
William Fullbright
Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again.
Evelyn Underhill
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an art of writing.
Benjamin Disraeli
The main thing is you and I should exist, and that we should be you and I. Apart from that let everything go as it likes. The best order of things to my way thinking, is the one I was meant to be part of, and to hell with the most perfect of worlds if I am not in it. I would rather exist, even as an impudent argufier, than not exist at all.
Jean - Francois Rameau
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
Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success.
Diana Rankin
The foolish man lies awake all night Thinking of his many problems; When the morning comes he is worn out And his trouble is just as it was.
Norse Proverb, Myth and Meaning page 72
Thinking, understanding, reasoning, willing, call not these Soul They are its actions, but they are not its essence.
Akhenaton
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
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
We can have facts without thinking but we cannot have thinking without facts.
John Dewey
Quit thinking that you must halt before the barrier of inner negativity. You need not. You can crash through... whatever we see a negative state, that is where we can destroy it.
Vernon Howard
Each generation writes off earlier errors as the result of bad thinking, of less able minds - - And then confidently embarks on making fresh errors of its own.
Michael Crichton, Prey
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
Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece.
Ralph Charell
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
James F. Byrnes
Learning builds daily accumulation, but the prictice 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.
Lao - Tzu, Tao te Ching
The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them.
Albert Einstein, (attributed)
The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
Theodore Rubin
Ethics is not definable, is not implementable, because it is not conscious; it involves not only our thinking, but also our feeling.
Valdemar W. Setze
The first sign of a nervous breakdown is when you start thinking your work is terribly important.
Milo Bloom
I feel like I can handle a lot of things. I can handle a parasitic infection and separating lesions, arterial sclerosis. But this stuff... I just want to go through life thinking people are happy, naive as that may sound.
Andrew Schneide
Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry.
Havelock Ellis
I always have a quotation for everything, it saves original thinking.
Dorothy L. Sayers
I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends... that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr., Speech during 1952 Presidential Campaign
Anything that one imagines of God apart from Christ is only useless thinking and vain idolatry.
Martin Luthe
A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.
Jerry Seinfeld