Thinking Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Thinking

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It seems to me that a kind of thinking which is not technocratic has an opportunity for a renaissance in this country.
~By Leon Kass ~


Thinking that morality is all about commandments is a relatively new way of thinking, since the Reformation.
~By Timothy Radcliffe ~


Billions are wasted on ineffective philanthropy. Philanthropy is decades behind business in applying rigorous thinking to the use of money.
~By Michael Porter ~


Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
~By Lao Tzu ~


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 ~


People aren't used to thinking of cultural forms spreading out across the full range of formal interactions - or what is called the "text" in literary terms.
~By Tony Conrad ~


They believed that Britain was in Ireland defending their own interests, therefore the Irish had the right to use violence to put them out. My argument was that that type of thinking was out of date.
~By John Hume ~


When I became 16 I started thinking seriously about singing.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


When that second airplane hit the building, we all changed. We need to get back to some serious thinking.
~By Steven Tyler ~


I'm writing new songs for a Broadway version of Tarzan, which is very interesting. I think what I learned from the Brother Bear score side of things, I've brought into the new Tarzan songs. Thinking outside just guitar, bass, drums and keyboards.
~By Phil Collins ~


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


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 ~


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


The Buddhas had to be destroyed by the Taliban to get the world thinking about Afghanistan.
~By Mohsen Makhmalbaf ~


Publication is to thinking as childbirth is to the first kiss.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


Most of us are consumed with our own thoughts and desires and are not always thinking about what other people may want. This is not necessarily being egocentric; it is just being human.
~By Bo Bennett ~


My manner of thinking, so you say, cannot be approved. Do you suppose I care? A poor fool indeed is he who adopts a manner of thinking for others!
~By Marquis de Sade ~


Talking about auditions, you never know what anyone else is thinking.
~By Linda Lavin ~


I love sketch comedy. My real goal is to do something with Albert Brooks. That would be my fantasy. I stay up night and day thinking up stuff he might find funny.
~By Illeana Douglas ~


Though man a thinking being is defined, Few use the grand prerogative of mind. How few think justly of the thinking few! How many never think, who think they do!
~By Jane Taylor ~


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


I never can pass by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York without thinking of it not as a gallery of living portraits but as a cemetery of tax-deductible wealth.
~By Lewis H. Lapham ~


I don't sit around thinking that I'd like to have another husband; only another man would make me think that way.
~By Lauren Bacall ~


I'm still the same person, thinking the same way, so it's possible I will invent something.
~By Erno Rubik ~


You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
~By J. K. Rowling ~


Do not allow yourself to imagine that revolutionary thinking can be propagated by governmental power.
~By Vinoba Bhave ~


Sometimes people mistake the way I talk for what I am thinking.
~By Idi Amin ~


There are a lot of stuff on the record that I am thinking is generic but actually it is just as good as everybody else who is putting stuff out at the time.
~By Bruce Dickinson ~


Ya know, right now the most important thing in my life is to make sure you understand that, first of all I thank God I'm alive today, and I mean that. I spent too many years of my life thinking that the big party was the whole thing.
~By Stevie Ray Vaughan ~


He is a very positive captain; he is proactive as well as reactive. He is keen to read the game, to get in there, and he never stops thinking about the game, the situation, and trying to turn it to his advantage. He has been very good for the game.
~By David Gower ~


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 ~


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 ~


That got me thinking. Bon Jovi kills in Jersey. Just kills. We did Atlantic City this past winter and man, you wouldn't believe the intensity in that crowd. Can I just talk for a minute about how amazingly hot Heather is?
~By Richie Sambora ~


I'm thinking about directing, but I know it's a lot of work and I appreciate what directors do and I would like to be good at it. The opportunity has presented itself four to five times, and I usually said no because of the script.
~By Angela Bassett ~


I'm thinking to myself, I just love doing the art, it takes me a morning to do.
~By Eddie Campbell ~


Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own contemplation.
~By John Jay Chapman ~


What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot of yourselves, without revelation, admit the existence within you of anything but a power unknown to you of feeling and thinking.
~By Voltaire ~


I like what the future holds. I don't like thinking about the past.
~By John Cale ~


When I first met Sean Connery he was as charming and wonderful as I first anticipated. I left Rome thinking: even if I don't do this, at least I have had a day with Sean.
~By Catherine Zeta-Jones ~


If I start thinking, 'Is this movie going to open? Is this movie going to do well?' I'm not focusing on the job. The job is to make a good movie.
~By Taylor Lautner ~


I was thinking, too, of Superman and his fortress of solitude.
~By Michael Chabon ~


The politicians in this world... have at their command weapons of mass destruction far more complex than their own thinking processes.
~By Charley Reese ~


A conclusion is the place where you got tired thinking.
~By Martin Henry Fischer ~


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


I'm thinking about learning a few new things - like taking classical guitar lessons - and I'd like to bring what I learn into hard rock.
~By Mick Mars ~


Life has taught me to think, but thinking has not taught me to live.
~By Alexander Herzen ~


The beautiful heroine might be thinking, How long must I bury my face on this wretched man's shoulder? Such is not the always the case, but quite often it is.
~By Ivor Novello ~


I think it's important that we all try to give something to this medium, instead of just thinking about what is the most efficient way of telling a story or making an audience stay in a cinema.
~By Lars von Trier ~


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


At present, too much theological thinking is very human-centered.
~By John Polkinghorne ~


Women say they have sexual thoughts too. They have no idea. It's the difference between shooting a bullet and throwing it. If they knew what we were really thinking, they'd never stop slapping us.
~By Larry Miller ~


The Cold War is over but Cold War thinking survives.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


But if we begin thinking about the world being over 100 million years old, then it's absolutely by chance that you and I are sitting here alive today, while all the others are dead or have never been born.
~By Thor Heyerdahl ~


There's always pressure, from other people and yourself. If you're happy with the looks you're born with, then what are you going to do your whole life?. We keep thinking up new things and finding better ways of doing things because we're not happy with what we're given.
~By Natalie Portman ~


The end comes when we no longer talk with ourselves. It is the end of genuine thinking and the beginning of the final loneliness.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


The public may think I'm weird. They may think I'm crazy or anything that anyone wants to think about me. That's all fine. As long as one of the things you're not thinking about me is that I'm a pedophile. Because that's not true.
~By Paul Reubens ~


In order to act, you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.
~By Georges Clemenceau ~


We mostly feel fearful because we feel powerless. We feel powerless, I contend, because of a style of thinking that splits information in two poles that makes us lose all the operative information we need to solve the problem.
~By Patricia Sun ~


The thing that stood out above and beyond all the experiences was this relationship with the nine-month-old baby. On weekends, I'd be thinking about going back to set on Monday just to see the baby.
~By Vin Diesel ~


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.
~By Richard Whately ~


Almost any film that you do is an opportunity to open you up and make you more aware of an area that you might not be thinking about. That's what is kind of cool, or one of the cool things about this profession.
~By Joan Allen ~


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 ~


No problem can be solved until it is reduced to some simple form. The changing of a vague difficulty into a specific, concrete form is a very essential element in thinking.
~By J. P. Morgan ~


All causes are essentially mental, and whosoever comes into daily contact with a high order of thinking must take on some of it.
~By Charles Fillmore ~


Of course, one way of thinking about all of life and civilization is as being about how the world registers and processes information. Certainly that's what sex is about; that's what history is about.
~By Seth Lloyd ~


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 ~


When I'm depressed and I feel low thinking that good movies are not made any more, then I put on his movies and I watch them. I laugh and I cry and I have great pleasure.
~By Geraldine Chaplin ~


We are approaching a new age of synthesis. Knowledge cannot be merely a degree or a skill... it demands a broader vision, capabilities in critical thinking and logical deduction without which we cannot have constructive progress.
~By Li Ka Shing ~


The kind of national goal we ought to be thinking about is way beyond national product - it is how do we as a nation help our children be the best kinds of people they could possibly be?
~By Paul Wellstone ~


Education is the methodical creation of the habit of thinking.
~By Ernest Dimnet ~


Ultimately, you have to not worry about people thinking you should have played him differently. You're the one playing the part so it has to be yours.
~By Ewan McGregor ~


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 am not thinking that because people say I am great that I really am great. I am just doing a job, just like everybody else. The only difference is that a lot more people see what I do.
~By Oded Fehr ~


Certainly being in California has encouraged a sustained commitment to rethinking the nature, purposes, and relevance of the contemporary arts, specifically music, for a society which by and large seems to manage quite well without them.
~By Brian Ferneyhough ~


Yeah, all those things, responsibility, pressure. It's a bit stressful. I try and come to terms with it by not thinking about it.
~By Joe Strummer ~


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 ~


Thinking is one thing no one has ever been able to tax.
~By Charles Kettering ~


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.
~By Vernon Howard ~


When you start falling for somebody and you can't stop thinking about when you're going to see them again, I love that. Women are beautiful. They deserve to be cherished and respected.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


Today, if you are not confused, you are not thinking clearly.
~By Irene Peter ~


I don't spend a lot of time thinking about regrets because there's nothing I can do.
~By Sheryl Crow ~


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


I wanted to write it long before I wrote Every Night, Josephine! I'd been thinking about it a long time.
~By Jacqueline Susann ~


Best to live lightly, unthinkingly.
~By Sophocles ~


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 ~


Don't be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value.
~By Arthur Miller ~


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 ~


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'm not a religious person, so I'm not a hardcore fate fan but I guess it's got me thinking about that. I was very careful, though, not to link Jaye's stories always to that.
~By Caroline Dhavernas ~


Remember, each one of us has the power to change the world. Just start thinking peace, and the message will spread quicker than you think.
~By Yoko Ono ~


Well, first of all it's entertainment. That stops us becoming too pretentious or thinking we're great artists.
~By Richard Thompson ~


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 ~


I think those who invest in mutual funds want someone else to do the thinking for them. But the fact that they can move the money around the family of mutual funds just through a phone call lets them feel that they can play tycoons.
~By Ron Chernow ~


I think we grew up thinking that the funniest things on TV were the old, serious movies. I always liked the Marx Brothers, but the thing that always made us laugh were movies like Zero Hour. That's what inspired us.
~By David Zucker ~


We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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 ~


Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone else's head instead of with one's own.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


I don't mind you thinking I'm stupid, but don't talk to me like I'm stupid.
~By Harlan Ellison ~


Work for most people is really very social, and the actual thinking is often done in community.
~By Tobias Wolff ~


In Europe the parents are included as with children. All three generations are together. I'm thinking of Italy. You go out on a Sunday afternoon and the whole family is there.
~By Dana Delany ~

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