Thinking Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Thinking

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The fool shouts loudly, thinking to impress the world.
~By Marie de France ~


I seem to be thinking rationally again in the style that is characteristic of scientists. However, this is not entirely a matter of joy as if someone returned from physical disability to good physical health.
~By John Forbes Nash, Jr. ~


But, I would always be thinking of how pictures are constructed and colour, how to use it, I mean you're using it for constructing, makes you think about it, the place did as well.
~By David Hockney ~


Most people are prisoners, thinking only about the future or living in the past. They are not in the present, and the present is where everything begins.
~By Carlos Santana ~


Loving is doing anything for them, thinking about them constantly and being able to spend your whole life with that person. Liking somebody is just like, 'Okay, I like them because of this, this and this, but I don't knkow if I am ready to be in love with them'.
~By Chris Brown ~


I like computers. I like the Internet. It's a tool that can be used. But don't be misled into thinking that these technologies are anything other than aspects of a degenerate economic system.
~By Jerry Brown ~


I was being honest - I have nothing to hide. All I do, all the time, with everybody, is tell them what I am thinking, what I am feeling.
~By Leelee Sobieski ~


For some years I have spent my time on exactly these questions - both in thinking about ways to prevent war, and in thinking about how to fight, survive, and terminate a war, should it occur.
~By Herman Kahn ~


I felt that I had been influenced by being in the city enough and I wanted to go off by myself to see what was going on. I remember going out there and looking in the mirror and thinking I wasn't anything.
~By Roscoe Mitchell ~


People seem to forget that one reason they are now thinking differently is Freud's legacy itself.
~By Peter Gay ~


As I said, I haven't spent a lot of time thinking about partner brands.
~By Jim Cantalupo ~


When we have ceased to love the stench of the human animal, either in others or in ourselves, then are we condemned to misery, and clear thinking can begin.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


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 ~


When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
~By John Adams ~


As an improviser I'm now pretty comfortable with trios, so I'm thinking of working up to quartets.
~By Fred Frith ~


When you start thinking about taking pictures, sending an e-mail, receiving an e-mail, speaking into your phone and have it transcript voice into text and then sent as an e-mail, it's mind-boggling.
~By Steve Largent ~


I succeeded by saying what everyone else is thinking.
~By Joan Rivers ~


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


I have lots of sources of information about what's going on at the company. I think I have a pretty good pulse on where we are and what people are thinking.
~By Steve Ballmer ~


The secret of living a life of excellence is merely a matter of thinking thoughts of excellence. Really, it's a matter of programming our minds with the kind of information that will set us free.
~By Charles R. Swindoll ~


How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.
~By David Joseph Schwartz ~


The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


I am not what I think. I am thinking what I think.
~By Eric Butterworth ~


But the answer to how to live is to stop thinking about it. And just to live. But you're doing that anyway. However you intellectualise it, you still just live.
~By Damien Hirst ~


I'm not the kind of actress that goes home with the character. I mean, you're thinking about the work or the next day's scenes, but not staying in character. But as a film goes on, you become more and more fragile, emotionally. And physically too, actually.
~By Natasha Richardson ~


Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I size people up.
~By Max Beerbohm ~


Beauty can't amuse you, but brainwork - reading, writing, thinking - can.
~By Helen Gurley Brown ~


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


If you're playing baseball and thinking about managing, you're crazy. You'd be better off thinking about being an owner.
~By Casey Stengel ~


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


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 ~


In our system leadership is by consent, not command. To lead a President must persuade. Personal contacts and experiences help shape his thinking. They can be critical to his persuasiveness and thus to his leadership.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


One thing I was thinking about is that they probably get their come-uppance about the same percentage that people in real life do. Basically, stealing for all practical purposes might as well be legal in New York.
~By Mike Judge ~


Some people say that practice makes perfect but I just feel that the repetition works against me and I start thinking too far ahead during a show.
~By Rick Allen ~


I don't want to take fame for granted because that is when you start to think you are better than everyone else. That is when you start thinking that you are someone that you are not.
~By Mandy Moore ~


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


The things I enjoy most as I watch the movie are the things that came through without even thinking.
~By Beau Bridges ~


I began to realize how simple life could be if one had a regular routine to follow with fixed hours, a fixed salary, and very little original thinking to do.
~By Roald Dahl ~


I cannot cure myself of that most woeful of youth's follies - thinking that those who care about us will care for the things that mean much to us.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


The mind ought sometimes to be diverted that it may return to better thinking.
~By Phaedrus ~


These people are amazing. It's so emotional I was thinking about wearing waterproof mascara.
~By Victoria Beckham ~


To my way of thinking, an actor's course is set even before he's out of the cradle.
~By James Dean ~


If a man harbors any sort of fear, it percolates through all his thinking, damages his personality, makes him landlord to a ghost.
~By Lloyd C. Douglas ~


I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift.
~By Septima Clark ~


When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
~By Thomas Paine ~


One thing I was thinking about the other day was you can't even conceive of the kinds of things you can do in movies today. The idea that you could draw, in a computer, dinosaurs and have them running around was totally impossible.
~By John Badham ~


A brain is a society of very small, simple modules that cannot be said to be thinking, that are not smart in themselves. But when you have a network of them together, out of that arises a kind of smartness.
~By Kevin Kelly ~


I'm not spitting in my own soup, I love having spent my life thinking about these things-but you don't have to know anything about his life, even though I've just written a biography!
~By Stephen Greenblatt ~


I will be talking with gymnasts from some of the other countries. I will be getting a feel for what they're thinking and what they're doing. It should be a really great meet.
~By Shannon Miller ~


I remember one time that I was filming a scene in whych my character rides through Troy on a chariot. I just looked around at this incredible set thinking 'This is the life'.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


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 ~


Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it's thinking of yourself less.
~By Rick Warren ~


The symptoms of fascist thinking are colored by environment and adapted to immediate circumstances. But always and everywhere they can be identified by their appeal to prejudice and by the desire to play upon the fears and vanities of different groups in order to gain power.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


Chris Cooper once told me to never have any regrets. After Chris said that to me, I walk into every scene thinking, 'exhaust every possibility.' Once you get to a certain place, it's like you just deliver everything you've got. Don't have any regrets. It pops up in my mind over and over and over again.
~By Jake Gyllenhaal ~


A moment's thinking is an hour in words.
~By Thomas Hood ~


Something is wrong with America. I wonder sometimes what people are thinking about or if they're thinking at all.
~By Bob Dole ~


I have about concluded that wealth is a state of mind, and that anyone can acquire a wealthy state of mind by thinking rich thoughts.
~By Andrew Young ~


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 ~


I think we have got to start thinking about banding together in terms of interested groups.
~By Arthur Levitt ~


I don't think you can rely on Iran. I don't think you can rely on other radicals like the Taliban. They dispatched Al Qaida to bomb New York and Washington. What were they thinking? Were they that stupid? They weren't stupid. There is an irrationality there, and there is madness in this method.
~By Benjamin Netanyahu ~


Scotty heard that I was thinking about quitting Apple because of his actions, so he called me into his office and asked what it would take for me to stay? I said, maybe if I could work on the Mac project, which Steve had just taken over from Jef Raskin.
~By Andy Hertzfeld ~


Everyone starts a film thinking that it would be a big hit. But sometimes it goes haywire.
~By Anil Kapoor ~


I think it can be fun to be single and date-like when you don't want a relationship. Or when you've just gotten out of a relationship, and, after get over the initial shock, your thinking, Hey, it's kind of cool being single.
~By Breckin Meyer ~


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 ~


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 ~


You weren't going to the theater to change the world, but you had a chance to affect the world, the thinking and the feelings of the world.
~By James Earl Jones ~


Recounting of a life story, a mind thinking aloud leads one inevitably to the consideration of problems which are no longer psychological but spiritual.
~By Paul Tournier ~


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 ~


Originality is not seen in single words or even in sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing.
~By Isaac Bashevis Singer ~


I'm always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning... Every day I find something creative to do with my life.
~By Miles Davis ~


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 know that we shall meet problems along the way, but I'd far rather see for myself what's going on in the world outside, than rely on newspapers, television, politicians and religious leaders to tell me what I should be thinking.
~By Michael Palin ~


Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


I went to college for one semester, and I took every subject I could, and I ended up failing. So I thought to myself, Ever since I was a kid, I've loved expression - and that's when I started thinking about acting.
~By Derek Luke ~


Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.
~By Thomas Szasz ~


Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.
~By Allen Ginsberg ~


Maybe you're going to a concert thinking you're not going to hear anything but music. But you may walk away from there with an answer to a problem that you're carrying around with you that you didn't think you were going to hear about.
~By Ricky Skaggs ~


As a young actor, people were trying to define who I was before I really knew that for myself. But I still remember thinking, "This is what I love doing, and I hope I'm going to be able to do it forever."
~By Tom Cruise ~


It is, therefore, essential that we guard our own thinking and not be among those who cry out against prejudices applicable to themselves, while busy spawning intolerances for others.
~By Wendell Willkie ~


The rule of law in place of force, always basic to my thinking, now takes on a new relevance in a world where, if war is to go, only law can replace it.
~By Roger Nash Baldwin ~


Let your performance do the thinking.
~By Charlotte Bronte ~


I was thinking of resigning since I did not want to be perceived as a man who did the president's bidding to save my job. I have had some time to think about it since. I think I did the right thing.
~By Robert Bork ~


I try not to think too much about what the audience is thinking and what they think I should do.
~By Kim Gordon ~


Metaphysical thinking will always no doubt be a strong element in her mentality, and it is to be hoped that she will never lose her great, her sovereign powers in that direction.
~By Sri Aurobindo ~


The intellectual force of the West is still dominant, but other cultures are getting stronger. I expect that we will develop a new way of thinking in architecture and urban planning, and that less will be based on our models.
~By Rem Koolhaas ~


Hatred is not contained in political thinking. Any hatred worked up against the public enemy is non-political, and always shows some weakness in the internal political situation.
~By Francis Parker Yockey ~


I cannot help thinking that the menace of Hell makes as many devils as the severe penal codes of inhuman humanity make villains.
~By Lord Byron ~


I like being on this stage because it keeps me thinking.
~By Robert Goulet ~


As adults, we do know more, but we don't know enough. People can be very unthinkingly callous.
~By Dennis Potter ~


I was writing a chapter of Beautiful Evidence on the subject of the sculptural pedestal, which led to my thinking about what's up on the pedestal - the great leader.
~By Edward Tufte ~


Your idea of that dish has evolved, and if you're a cook, you can start thinking in different ways about it, maybe even a different way than I think about it.
~By Thomas Keller ~


It had never occurred to me before that music and thinking are so much alike. In fact you could say music is another way of thinking, or maybe thinking is another kind of music.
~By Ursula K. Le Guin ~


You lie awake at 3 in the morning thinking of story ideas. You're online at 8 a.m. on a Sunday or midnight on a Wednesday. It's a job that you never push aside.
~By James Daly ~


There is a kind of thinking in the Church that wants to reduce the priest to a mere functionary, a managing director, where administration rather than doctrine and worship are to determine the form of the Church.
~By Arthur Middleton ~


For some reason, on that sparkling afternoon last week, I actually saw the coal that was passing by and it set me to thinking how important coal was to our everyday lives when I was a little boy.
~By Nick Clooney ~


When I got to filmmaking, the most democratic of environments where anybody could say anything, those were the best environments, but what you don't want to assume is that you know what the audience is thinking.
~By Rick Moranis ~


When we think of the state of the economy, we are not thinking in terms of money flow. We are thinking in terms of the effect on everyday lives of people.
~By Daw Aung San Suu Kyi ~


Words really flattering are not those which we prepare but those which escape us unthinkingly.
~By Ninon de Lenclos ~


Thinking good thoughts is not enough, doing good deeds is not enough, seeing others follow your good examples is enough.
~By Douglas Horton ~


War means blind obedience, unthinking stupidity, brutish callousness, wanton destruction, and irresponsible murder.
~By Alexander Berkman ~

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