Thinking quotes

Dare to think for …Dare to think for yourself.

Courage

True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself …True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.

Judge a man by his questions rather than by his …Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.

Question Man

All war is a symptom of man's failure as a thinking …All war is a symptom of man's failure as a thinking animal.

Failure Short War Humor

Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and …Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.

Short Wisdom Feeling

If I had an hour to solve a problem I'd spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes …If I had an hour to solve a problem I'd spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions.

Problems

I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any …I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it.

Funny Mind

A man who does not think for himself does not think at …A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.

Inspirational Short

Think for yourself and let others enjoy the privilege of doing so …Think for yourself and let others enjoy the privilege of doing so too.

Short

The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and …The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.

Funny

Thinking is difficult, that's why most people …Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.

Inspirational Short Truth Wisdom

Just thinking about a friend makes you want to do a happy dance, because a friend is someone who …Just thinking about a friend makes you want to do a happy dance, because a friend is someone who loves you in spite of your faults.

Friendship






Short + Thinking quotes

Short Quotes
We can not solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created …We can not solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them

Short Problems

Stop thinking, and end your …Stop thinking, and end your problems.

Short Problems

If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is …If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking.

Short

We think too much and feel too …We think too much and feel too little.

Short Feeling

If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say …If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.

Short Honesty

Creative thinking is the best antidote for …Creative thinking is the best antidote for moods.

Short

All truly great thoughts are conceived while …All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.

Short Thought

As long as she thinks of a man, nobody objects to a woman …As long as she thinks of a man, nobody objects to a woman thinking.

Short Women

If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it …If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.

Short

Whoever controls the media, controls the …Whoever controls the media, controls the mind

Short Mind

All thinking men are …All thinking men are atheists.

Short

Wise? No, I simply learned to …Wise? No, I simply learned to think.

Short Wisdom Learning



All thinking Quotes


Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of …Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.

Happiness Life Choice

The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one …The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.

Humor

Think before you speak. Read before you …Think before you speak. Read before you think.

Advice Book Reading

When we are children we seldom think of the future. This innocence leaves us free to enjoy …When we are children we seldom think of the future. This innocence leaves us free to enjoy ourselves as few adults can. The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind.

Future

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have …The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.

Inspirational

Five percent of the people think; ten percent of the people think they think; and the other …Five percent of the people think; ten percent of the people think they think; and the other eighty-five percent would rather die than think.

Funny People

The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. A second-rate mind is only …The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. A second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. A first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.

The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it …The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks.

Do not indoctrinate your children. Teach them how to think for themselves, how to evaluate …Do not indoctrinate your children. Teach them how to think for themselves, how to evaluate evidence, and how to disagree with you.

Children

The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing …The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.

Change World

Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who …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.

Habit Reading

I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational …I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking

Humor

One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite …One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.

You may believe that you are responsible for what you do, but not for what you think. The truth is …You may believe that you are responsible for what you do, but not for what you think. The truth is that you are responsible for what you think, because it is only at this level that you can exercise choice. What you do comes from what you think.

Choice

In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and …In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.

Family Life Work Advice

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts …Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.

Action Thought

Man comes from a drop of semen and leaves as a piece of dust. He doesn't know when he came and he …Man comes from a drop of semen and leaves as a piece of dust. He doesn't know when he came and he doesn't know when he's leaving, yet he walks on the earth thinking he knows everything.

Death Life Ignorance Man

To paraphrase several sages: Nobody can think and hit someone at the same …To paraphrase several sages: Nobody can think and hit someone at the same time.

The minute you get a religion you stop thinking. Believe in one thing too much and you have no room …The minute you get a religion you stop thinking. Believe in one thing too much and you have no room for new ideas.

Religion Belief Idea

I do my best thinking at night when everyone else is sleeping. No interruptions. No noise. I like …I do my best thinking at night when everyone else is sleeping. No interruptions. No noise. I like the feeling of being awake when no one else is.

I think it's good for a person to spend time alone. It gives them an opportunity to discover who …I think it's good for a person to spend time alone. It gives them an opportunity to discover who they are and to figure out why they are always alone.

A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their …A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

Philosophy Wisdom Honesty

Your mind is working at its best when you're being paranoid. You explore every avenue and …Your mind is working at its best when you're being paranoid. You explore every avenue and possibility of your situation at high speed with total clarity.

Mind Art

Whatever a monk keeps pursuing with his thinking and pondering, that becomes the inclination of his …Whatever a monk keeps pursuing with his thinking and pondering, that becomes the inclination of his awareness.

It isn't what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy …It isn't what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.

Happiness

Be Prepared... the meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking …Be Prepared... the meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise.

Ignorance is servitude, because as a man thinks, so he is; a man who does not think for himself and …Ignorance is servitude, because as a man thinks, so he is; a man who does not think for himself and allows himself to be guided by the thought of another is like the beast led by a halter.

Ignorance Thought

I do not speak as I think, I do not think as I should, and so it all goes on in helpless …I do not speak as I think, I do not think as I should, and so it all goes on in helpless darkness.

Darkness

It is a happiness to wonder; -- it is a happiness to …It is a happiness to wonder; -- it is a happiness to dream.

Dreams Happiness Imagination Short

Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, …Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.

Imagination Life

In meditation, try to go beyond thinking. As long as thoughts enter the mind, you are functioning …In meditation, try to go beyond thinking. As long as thoughts enter the mind, you are functioning on the conscious level.

Mind Thought Meditation Consciousness

Be careful of love. It'll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is …Be careful of love. It'll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is wrong.

Love

I try not to think. It interferes with being …I try not to think. It interferes with being nuts

Funny

You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll escape one day, and how …You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll escape one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.

Imagination Life Future

Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about …Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else.

Love Romance

O teach me how I should forget to …O teach me how I should forget to think

I do this real moron thing, and it's called thinking. And apparently, I'm not a very good American …I do this real moron thing, and it's called thinking. And apparently, I'm not a very good American because I like to form my own opinions.

Humor

Collective thinking is usually short-lived. We're fickle, stupid beings with poor memories and a …Collective thinking is usually short-lived. We're fickle, stupid beings with poor memories and a great gift for self-destruction.

Humanity

The world isn't just the way it is. It is how we understand it, no? And in understanding something, …The world isn't just the way it is. It is how we understand it, no? And in understanding something, we bring something to it, no? Doesn't that make life a story?

Life Understanding World

Orthodoxy means not thinking--not needing to think. Orthodoxy is …Orthodoxy means not thinking--not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.

Thinking something does not make it true. Wanting something does not make it …Thinking something does not make it true. Wanting something does not make it real.

Inspirational Truth Reality

I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them …I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think

Philosophy Knowledge

Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it …Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.

Truth Idea

We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our …We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.

Change Philosophy Thought

Devotion to the truth is the hallmark of morality; there is no greater, nobler, more heroic form of …Devotion to the truth is the hallmark of morality; there is no greater, nobler, more heroic form of devotion than the act of a man who assumes the responsibility of thinking.

Philosophy

So much working, reading, thinking, living to do! A lifetime is not long …So much working, reading, thinking, living to do! A lifetime is not long enough.

Life Time Reading

Perhaps the logical conclusion of everyone looking the same is everyone thinking the …Perhaps the logical conclusion of everyone looking the same is everyone thinking the same.

Wisdom

I put a lot of pressure on myself. I think something's not good enough, and I won't stop until I …I put a lot of pressure on myself. I think something's not good enough, and I won't stop until I feel like I've made it. I'm never satisfied.

And that's when I know it's over. As soon as you start thinking about the beginning, it's the …And that's when I know it's over. As soon as you start thinking about the beginning, it's the end.

A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in--what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet …A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in--what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.

Dreams Happiness

Your hand and your mouth agreed many years ago that, as far as chocolate is concerned, there is no …Your hand and your mouth agreed many years ago that, as far as chocolate is concerned, there is no need to involve your brain.

Thinking. A process by which I use my brain to make a rational …Thinking. A process by which I use my brain to make a rational decision.

If you read one hour, then write two hours, think three hours, and meditate all the …If you read one hour, then write two hours, think three hours, and meditate all the time.

Meditation Spirituality Reading

Adopt plain living and high thinking …Adopt plain living and high thinking now

Life Short Advice

To be ecstatic is not difficult. It is thinking that it is difficult that holds you apart from it. …To be ecstatic is not difficult. It is thinking that it is difficult that holds you apart from it. Never think of divine joy as distant from you, and it will be with you always.

Joy

I am no longer the wave of consciousness thinking itself separated from the sea of cosmic …I am no longer the wave of consciousness thinking itself separated from the sea of cosmic consciousness. I am the ocean of Spirit that has become the wave of human life.

Life Consciousness

'I've been thinking Hobbes' 'On a weekend?' 'Well, it wasn't on …"I've been thinking Hobbes" "On a weekend?" "Well, it wasn't on purpose"

Humor

'Poirot,' I said. 'I have been thinking.' 'An admirable exercise my friend. Continue …"Poirot," I said. "I have been thinking." "An admirable exercise my friend. Continue it."

Humor