Thinking Quotes

George orwell, 1984 - orthodoxy means not thinking - - not needing to...
The only comfort comes in thinking about how nice it was to know them, and how nice it was to brush against goodness for a season.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, August 5, 2003

Thinking evil is making evil.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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
Will cuppy - aristotle was famous for knowing everything. he...
B. j. gupta - high living and high thinking are poles apart....

The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return the better to thinking.
Phaedrus
The spirit of the age is filled with the disdain for thinking.
Albert Schweitze
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
Stop thinking in terms of limitations and start thinking in terms of possibilities.
Terry Josephson
Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.
Edward Gibbon
A nation that draws too broad a difference between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards, and its fighting done by fools.
Thucydides
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
Stop thinking, and end your problems.
Lao Tzu
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Albert Einstein
Not being tense but ready. Not thinking but not dreaming. Not being set but flexible. Liberation from the uneasy sense of confinement. It is being wholly and quietly alive, aware and alert, ready for whatever may come.
Bruce Lee
How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.
David Joseph Schwartz
We must dare to think about unthinkable things because when things become unthinkable thinking stops and action becomes mindless.
William Fullbright
The worst thing you can possibly do is worrying and thinking about what you could have done.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Criticism alone can sever the root of materialism, fatalism, atheism, free - Thinking, fanaticism, and superstition, which can be injurious universally; as well as of idealism and skepticism, which are dangerous chiefly to the Schools, and hardly allow of being handed on to the public.
Immanuel Kant, CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON
The trouble was, all people saw on television were a few of my outspoken supporters out front and they came away thinking that was me.
George Stanley McGovern
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
Albert Einstein
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
If two men agree on everything, you may be sure that one of them is doing the thinking.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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
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
People get trapped into thinking about just one way of doing things.
Erik Weihenmayer, Blind Rock Climbe
Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.
Barry Switze
We can have facts without thinking but we cannot have thinking without facts.
John Dewey
Discovery consists in seeing what everyone else has seen and thinking what no one else has thought.
Albert Szent - Gyorgi
Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man.
A. Bronson Alcott
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 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
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
The ideal life is in our blood and never will be still. Sad will be the day for any man when he becomes contented with the thoughts he is thinking and the deeds he is doing - - where there is not forever beating at the doors of his soul some great desire to do something larger, which he knows that he was meant and made to do.
Phillips Brooks
The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.
Sir William Bragg
Effective thinking consists of being able to arrive at the truth truth being defined as that which exists.
Calvin S. Hall
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - Nothing.
Aesop, The Goose with the Golden Eggs
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 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