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Thinking Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Thinking

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I would solve a lot of literary problems just thinking about a character in the subway, where you can't do anything anyway.
~By Toni Morrison ~


There are two distinct classes of what are called thoughts: those that we produce in ourselves by reflection and the act of thinking and those that bolt into the mind of their own accord.
~By Thomas Paine ~


I do some of my best thinking while pulling weeds.
~By Martha Smith ~


It's a terrible thing to go through life thinking that you have a rock on your side when you haven't.
~By Maria Callas ~


The only way marriage can work is if a man respects the woman and she is a thinking woman and he wants to work on the marriage.
~By Al Goldstein ~


As long as I know what key the solo is in, I try to kind of empty my mind and not think about anything. I just play without thinking.
~By Ace Frehley ~


The final upshot of thinking is the exercise of volition, and of this thought no longer forms a part; but belief is only a stadium of mental action, an effect upon our nature due to thought, which will influence future thinking.
~By Charles Sanders Peirce ~


Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


I go straight from thinking about my narrator to being him.
~By S. E. Hinton ~


Whether something is old-fashioned or not doesn't resolve the question of whether it's true or not. I can see the temptation of simply thinking, 'Well, there's a cultural mainstream which flows neatly in one direction. You just align with it'. And that really won't do.
~By Rowan Williams ~


By that time I was thinking a little about pro ball and hopeful that someone would draft me.
~By Jack Youngblood ~


Ambition never is in a greater hurry that I; it merely keeps pace with circumstances and with my general way of thinking.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


Not only has this subject been long associated with the ideas of thinking men over the ages but its practical importance is attested to by the huge resources of men and material thrown into this type of work.
~By Robert Hofstadter ~


I feel I have a lot to learn from English football and I am completely open to good influences in my way of thinking football. But I also have things to give them.
~By Jose Mourinho ~


The only thing that really matters in the initial part of my career, the worst mistake I've ever made was try to do things to please the audience thinking how the audience is going to respond if I do this.
~By Terrence Howard ~


The argument between wives and whores is an old one; each one thinking that whatever she is, at least she is not the other.
~By Andrea Dworkin ~


It's what the Pixies always said about music - they were writing songs and just trying not to be boring. That was their main motivation and it worked for them. I remember reading that and thinking that was the way to do it.
~By Jonny Greenwood ~


I could not understand how it could move under its own power. And when it had driven past me, without even thinking why I found myself chasing it down the road, as hard as I could run.
~By Soichiro Honda ~


Then I got the offer to play Buck Rogers, but I turned it down thinking it was a cartoon character. Well I was wrong, it wasn't at all. So I read the script and decided I liked the character, it had a good concept.
~By Gil Gerard ~


The Peking man was a thinking being, standing erect, dating to the beginning of the Ice Age.
~By Davidson Black ~


Of course, nobody would deny the importance of human beings for theological thinking, but the time span of history that theologians think about is a few thousand years of human culture rather than the fifteen billion years of the history of the universe.
~By John Polkinghorne ~


When I interview people, and they give me an immediate answer, they're often not thinking. So I'm silent. I wait. Because they think they have to keep answering. And it's the second train of thought that's the better answer.
~By Robin Leach ~


I've never really taken more than four days off, so it was a lot for me to go away for three-and-a-half months. I went all over Europe. I walked on a whole bunch of beaches and I did a lot of thinking.
~By Puff Daddy ~


And it was under Wilson that the first great propaganda slogan was coined and emblazoned everywhere, to make Americans start thinking favorably of democracies and forget that we had a republic.
~By Robert Welch ~


I knew I was a winner back in the late sixties. I knew I was destined for great things. People will say that kind of thinking is totally immodest. I agree. Modesty is not a word that applies to me in any way - I hope it never will.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


I guess if you're stupid enough to join the army without thinking about getting shot at, then you really are a fool.
~By James Blunt ~


In the real life-process, willing, feeling, and thinking are only different aspects.
~By Wilhelm Dilthey ~


Conservatism has had from its inception vigorously positive, intellectually rigorous agenda and thinking. That agenda should have in my three pillars: strengthen the economy, strengthen our security, and strengthen our families.
~By Mitt Romney ~


Thinking is hard work. One can't bear burdens and ideas at the same time.
~By Remy de Gourmont ~


So already, you go from not having a job and thinking you're going to get fired after the pilot, to knowing that you've got a guaranteed job for 4 years.
~By Michael Shanks ~


I said to myself, I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me - so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn't occurred to me to put them down.
~By Georgia O'Keeffe ~


Everything will be all right - you know when? When people, just people, stop thinking of the United Nations as a weird Picasso abstraction and see it as a drawing they made themselves.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


There is a serious defect in the thinking of someone who wants - more than anything else - to become rich. As long as they don't have the money, it'll seem like a worthwhile goal. Once they do, they'll understand how important other things are - and have always been.
~By Benjamin Jowett ~


Man does not speak because he thinks; he thinks because he speaks. Or rather, speaking is no different than thinking: to speak is to think.
~By Octavio Paz ~


Don't believe your own publicity. You can't; you'll start thinking that you're better than you are.
~By Leif Garrett ~


My major was Fine Arts and Education thinking I would become an Art Teacher. I couldn't visualize myself as an art teacher, thinking how it wouldn't work.
~By Mark Mothersbaugh ~


A good designer must rely on experience, on precise, logic thinking; and on pedantic exactness. No magic will do.
~By Niklaus Wirth ~


You take a number of small steps which you believe are right, thinking maybe tomorrow somebody will treat this as a dangerous provocation. And then you wait. If there is no reaction, you take another step: courage is only an accumulation of small steps.
~By George Konrad ~


Hopeful thinking can get you out of your fear zone and into your appreciation zone.
~By Martha Beck ~


Some broad themes brought me where I am today. At a very young age, my hobby became thinking and finding connections.
~By Dean Kamen ~


I'm not making up my mind about anything right now. Things are happening so quickly for me, and I'm still in the thinking stage.
~By Patsy Cline ~


An idea is always a generalization, and generalization is a property of thinking. To generalize means to think.
~By Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel ~


Politicians... talk in generalities and lies, and I think they've caused all our grief. They're so awful, they're really funny. I hate thinking this because my dad loved politics.
~By Paul Lynde ~


I don't really think about dance except just before rehearsals start. I put it off. I don't live my life thinking about dance.
~By Paul Taylor ~


I come from the place where I am thinking 'I have put my blood on the pages.'
~By Albert Brooks ~


I wasn't thinking of the longevity of any of my songs, but I am extremely pleased with the lasting effect.
~By Graham Nash ~


To my mind, the best SF addresses itself to problems of the here and now, or even to problems which have never been solved and never will be solved - I'm thinking of Philip K. Dick's work here, dealing with questions of reality, for example.
~By John Sladek ~


In parallel with the development of my interests in technical gadgetry I began to acquire a profound love of and respect for the natural world which motivates my scientific thinking to this day.
~By Robert B. Laughlin ~


No man ever looks at the world with pristine eyes. He sees it edited by a definite set of customs and institutions and ways of thinking.
~By Ruth Benedict ~


Our thinking and our behaviour are always in anticipation of a response. It is therefore fear-based.
~By Deepak Chopra ~


The thinking of John Cage derived from Duchamp and Dada. I was not interested in that.
~By Sol LeWitt ~


Men have the power of thinking that they may avoid sin.
~By John Chrysostom ~


The lesson that any thinking person draws from the Stewart saga is that when the government asks questions, run for your lawyer and don't say a word. Had Stewart kept her mouth shut, she'd be OK.
~By Allan Sloan ~


And when I stopped doing that and started thinking about what feels natural and what feels right to me and started pleasing myself, then it became good.
~By Terrence Howard ~


I don't theorize too much. I sort of let the experience sink in, and I have to discover what the character is by doing it, and having those thoughts that she's thinking.
~By Jill Clayburgh ~


NASA should start thinking about this planet.
~By Wally Schirra ~


A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.
~By Jerry Seinfeld ~


I'm taking it step by step and not thinking at all about a new contract.
~By Paul Ince ~


I can feel the 60S looming. In my profession, I've just moved along with my age. By thinking in decades, rather than whether someone's 42 or 47, you can give yourself a whole 10 years to turn yourself around in.
~By Francesca Annis ~


I worry that the person who thought up Muzak may be thinking up something else.
~By Lily Tomlin ~


I remember thinking that I'd way rather give my parents my money, and not have to like have them go to work anymore, you know what I mean. Because I'd way rather spend more time with them.
~By Shaun White ~


When I can't sleep, I'll start thinking about how many shows I've done, count up the number of television shows and movies.
~By Robert Wagner ~


We had some problems - my children were kidnapped during that time, and it just changed my whole way of thinking, from being in show business and everything else.
~By Solomon Burke ~


Nobody is thinking they're going to come out here and put a team here and become a multimillionaire. I don't know anybody that comes into the NFL like that.
~By Jerry Jones ~


I don't think anyone is thinking long-term now.
~By Thomas Mann ~


Democracy is the art of thinking independently together.
~By Alexander Meiklejohn ~


Self-worth comes from one thing - thinking that you are worthy.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


Whenever I go on a ride, I'm always thinking of what's wrong with the thing and how it can be improved.
~By Walt Disney ~


And they discovered something very interesting: when it comes to walking, most of the ant's thinking and decision-making is not in its brain at all. It's distributed. It's in its legs.
~By Kevin Kelly ~


I was thinking about what I wanted to write next, after my first novel, and had decided that I wanted to write a story with a lot of strong female characters in it.
~By Joan D. Vinge ~


Best to live lightly, unthinkingly.
~By Sophocles ~


In a society that tries to standardize thinking, individuality is not highly prized.
~By Alex Grey ~


A habit is something you can do without thinking - which is why most of us have so many of them.
~By Frank Howard Clark ~


If people were really naked and everyone knew what each other was thinking, everyone would probably just laugh... or they'd lock each other up.
~By Robyn Hitchcock ~


I grew up thinking that you were supposed to read and write all your waking hours.
~By John Hope ~


I appreciate the people there thinking about me, and I look forward to coming back to Paris for that occasion.
~By Raymond Berry ~


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 continually be part of unanimity.
~By Christopher Morley ~


I have a different way of thinking. I think synergistically. I'm not linear in thinking, I'm not very logical.
~By Imelda Marcos ~


You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
~By Charles Kettering ~


When does she do all this thinking? We're together all the time but she thinks deeply about things and with feeling and she can remember the facts. We've been married 48 years.
~By Alan Alda ~


The only thing I do is just pray for inspiration, for a way of thinking, because I don't have any particular goal in sight.
~By Mike Tyson ~


As a result of the World War, this old Germany collapsed. It collapsed in its constitution, in its social order, in its economic structure. Its thinking and feeling changed.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


Thinking so hard on her soft eyes and memories of the signs that it's over. It's over.
~By Jeff Buckley ~


When you're in the middle of a pennant race, you can't go up there thinking about home runs.
~By Sammy Sosa ~


If you're the type of person who has to fulfill your dreams, you've gotta be resourceful to make sure you can do it. I came out to California when I was 21, thinking my New York credentials would take me all the way. I came back home a year later all dejected and a failure.
~By Vin Diesel ~


I used to think like Moses. That knocked me down for a couple years and put me in prison. Then I start thinking like Job. Job waited and became the wealthiest and richest man ever 'cause he believed in God.
~By James Brown ~


I see no marks of Wordsworths style of writing or style of thinking in my own work, yet Wordsworth is a constant presence when I write about human beings and their relations to the natural world.
~By J. M. Coetzee ~


Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary. When you start thinking of pressure, it's because you've started to think of failure.
~By Tommy Lasorda ~


Some days the competition would beat me and I'd go home thinking awful thoughts, want to hide under the bed, depressed. But of course, in the news business, when you're working a daily news broadcast, you get your victories and defeats every day.
~By Sam Donaldson ~


A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.
~By Thomas Paine ~


Big thinking precedes great achievement.
~By Wilferd A. Peterson ~


If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
~By Bruce Lee ~


It was 1978 when Superman came out, and I kept thinking, Why don't they do something about it? They've done all these crappy attempts at comic book film adaptations. What can we do different? Why don't we just re-release this thing?
~By Richard Donner ~


To achieve some depth in your field requires a lot of sacrifices. Want to or not, you're thinking about what you're doing in life-in my case, dancing.
~By Mikhail Baryshnikov ~


Instead of thinking that's a nice tune, you start thinking is it the right pace, is it the right tempo? That is the death nell for artists.
~By Alison Moyet ~


Don't think you are going to go on forever because you are not and begin to plan something that will compensate as you reduce your capacities to leap or turn on this or that or the other, begin thinking of something else.
~By Katherine Dunham ~


Multinational corporations do control. They control the politicians. They control the media. They control the pattern of consumption, entertainment, thinking. They're destroying the planet and laying the foundation for violent outbursts and racial division.
~By Jerry Brown ~


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.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


I was a bartender in New York and I overheard this girl saying she made $3000 doing a commercial. A kid at work told me, 'Hey, I know this director and he'd really like you!'. So I walked into this guy's office and was like 'I was thinking maybe I could make $3000' and he hired me for commercials, short films, like 15 jobs in a row.
~By Pauley Perrette ~


We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human mind anyway. It's a death trap.
~By Anthony Hopkins ~

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