Thinking Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Thinking

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


Nobody is going to be as bad for free thinking, right-minded individuals than George Bush.
~By David Cross ~


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


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 ~


The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


I went backwards and forwards over it until I was 22. And then in the past few years I began to say to myself, OK, look, I'm not messing around. This is something I want to attack, instead of thinking, I'll just see what happens with it.
~By Christian Bale ~


Einstein was a man who could ask immensely simple questions. And what his work showed is that when the answers are simple too, then you can hear God thinking.
~By Jacob Bronowski ~


This is why my art is about violence. Because I was subjected to so much of it as a kid. After that, and a lot of thinking, I became less violent. I realized that there must be other ways. So, I started to pursue them.
~By Jack Bowman ~


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 ~


Thinking of disease constantly will intensify it. Feel always 'I am healthily in body and mind'.
~By Swami Sivananda ~


I was so obsessed by this problem that I was thinking about it all the time - when I woke up in the morning, when I went to sleep at night - and that went on for eight years.
~By Andrew Wiles ~


Most of the younger people I knew didn't seem to have a handle on things; they hadn't found their place, they didn't understand how the world works, they didn't understand how to treat other people, and they didn't know how to stop thinking about themselves.
~By Kristin Hersh ~


I explain this not for publicity, nor seeking to win an argument of right or wrong, I explain so that the record is clear as to my thinking and motivations in bombing a government installation.
~By Timothy McVeigh ~


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 ~


The worst gift that I ever gave a girl was a suitcase for Christmas. As in, 'I can't think of anything to give you, but here's a new suitcase.' Afterward, I was like, 'What were you thinking, idiot?'
~By Jensen Ackles ~


When schools produce students who learned to think on the left or on the right, they're not thinking for themselves.
~By David Horowitz ~


No One Is Alone by Stephen Sondheim is all about thinking for yourself and being your own person.
~By Bernadette Peters ~


I like to look like a person. It drives me crazy when you see women in movies playing teachers, and they have biceps. It totally takes me out of the movie. I start thinking, Wow, that actress playing this part really looks great!
~By Emma Stone ~


Thinking isn't agreeing or disagreeing. That's voting.
~By Robert Frost ~


I always think that I love doing what I'm doing at the moment. The past is over. I can't go play one of those characters again. But I can play this and I can continue to grow in what I'm doing at the moment and that's really what I'm thinking about now.
~By Gavin MacLeod ~


That's the thing about suicide. Try as you might to remember how a person lived his life, you always end up thinking about how he ended it.
~By Anderson Cooper ~


Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
~By Carl Sagan ~


Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
~By Bill Gates ~


In a novel, on the other hand, you not only have to describe the rooms, but the clothes, the characters and what they are thinking. It's a much more in-depth process.
~By Sidney Sheldon ~


Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking that women have fewer teeth than men, by the simple device of asking Mrs. Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


I've been thinking about the record since I reached the fifty plateau. But you think about it and then you let it go because you can't waste many brain cells on hours thinking about it.
~By Mark McGwire ~


The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
~By Alice Walker ~


I hate thinking about it, teaching about it, and writing about it. But the plain truth is that hell is real and real people go there for eternity.
~By Bill Hybels ~


If the track is tough and the hill is rough, THINKING you can just ain't enough!
~By Shel Silverstein ~


You've got to respond to that and of course thinking through the role of a left party in the modern world, in the modern economy and society and having a policy response to that.
~By Patricia Hewitt ~


People say, what is she thinking? I'm thinking: fun; cash; travel.
~By Gail Porter ~


I once tried thinking for an entire day, but I found it less valuable than one moment of study.
~By Xun Zi ~


Many mathematicians derive part of their self-esteem by feeling themselves the proud heirs of a long tradition of rational thinking; I am afraid they idealize their cultural ancestors.
~By Edsger Dijkstra ~


He's thinking more with his heart than with his brain.
~By David Smith ~


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 ~


Sloppy thinking gets worse over time.
~By Jenny Holzer ~


We were worried about that actually. The cast was thinking that they'd lose their minds. But we didn't.
~By Erika Christensen ~


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.
~By Robert Baden-Powell ~


I'm having this conversation with you now. I'm talking, but I'm thinking, feeling, smelling, and moving. Yet I'm concentrating on what you're saying. So that means there's more things going on in the body than just the present thing that the person's got you doing.
~By Ornette Coleman ~


I really wish I was less of a thinking man and more of a fool not afraid of rejection.
~By Billy Joel ~


If I look confused it is because I am thinking.
~By Samuel Goldwyn ~


Everyone was thinking it was going to be a bust. I felt redeemed.
~By Jim Caviezel ~


You don't win tournaments by playing well and thinking poorly.
~By Lee Westwood ~


We virtually never feel our age, but thinking that we should can lead to disaster.
~By Martha Beck ~


There's a kind of sick security some people get out of keeping away from people with disabilities. They are running away from any situation that's not totally pure and all-American and that requires them to do any thinking.
~By Major Owens ~


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 ~


There is no reasoning, no process of inference or comparison; there is no thinking about things, no putting two and two together; there are no ideas - the animal does not think of the box or of the food or of the act he is to perform.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


I think we have to notice that the business processes we use right now for thinking and planning and budgeting and strategy are all delivered on very tight agendas.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves that he isn't a man of action. Action is a lack of balance. In order to act you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


The tragedy of bold, forthright, industrious people is that they act so continuously without much thinking, that it becomes dry and empty.
~By Brenda Ueland ~


Nine-tenths of our suffering is caused by others not thinking so much of us as we think they ought.
~By Mary Lyon ~


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 ~


Words ought to be a little wild, for they are the assaults of thoughts on the unthinking.
~By John Maynard Keynes ~


I'd met Dr Dre, he was thinking about his next album, we talked a little and he said, 'Let me give you some of these loops and see what you come up with'.
~By Burt Bacharach ~


If I can bring joy into the world, if I can get people to stop thinking about their pain for a moment, or the fact the tomorrow morning they're going to get up and tell their boss off... then I'll be successful.
~By Bobby McFerrin ~


Even after Sword was published, I was still only thinking about the next book, Elfstones.
~By Terry Brooks ~


Basically, the start of my thinking process is: 'OK, if you didn't have to worry about re-election, what would you be doing?' That's kind of how I'm starting to think.
~By Ray Nagin ~


I never think too far into the future. I'm too busy thinking about tomorrow's news.
~By Matt Drudge ~


Philosophic meditation is an accomplishment by which I attain Being and my own self, not impartial thinking which studies a subject with indifference.
~By Karl Jaspers ~


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 ~


Evil, and evil spirits, devils and devil possession, are the outgrowth of man's inadequate consciousness of God. We must avoid thinking of evil as a thing in itself - a force that works against man or, against God, if you will.
~By Eric Butterworth ~


I'm a liberal where children are concerned, a libertarian where adults are concerned - and thinking very seriously about running for the House of Representatives, for whatever that's worth.
~By Daniel Keys Moran ~


Anyone in the humor business isn't thinking clearly if he doesn't surround himself with idea people. Otherwise, you settle for mediocrity - or you burn yourself out.
~By Hank Ketcham ~


This dragonfly came up to me. He was hovering right in front of my face, and I was really examining him, thinking, How does he see me? I became enlightened.
~By Ziggy Marley ~


Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


That's what makes it so fun to be on a team. You're sitting at your house, thinking up this wild, crazy stuff as to how it's going to go, and the other guys are sitting at their houses doing the same thing.
~By Bill Walton ~


To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in, and scramble through as well as we can.
~By Sydney Smith ~


Men of genius sometimes accomplish most when they work the least, for they are thinking out inventions and forming in their minds the perfect idea that they subsequently express with their hands.
~By Giorgio Vasari ~


I'm still constantly thinking of ideas. I don't feel 90. I think I'm about 12.
~By Norman Wisdom ~


Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry.
~By Henry Ellis ~


Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


The play is on top of me all the time, and I am constantly thinking about it. Even when I leave the theatre, I'll mumble the lines to myself or think about the way the character walks or holds himself.
~By Donald Pleasence ~


The time I spent thinking about how I was better than somebody else or worrying about somebody else's attitude was time I could put to better use.
~By Charley Pride ~


Thinking has become a superfluous exercise... purely internal, without compelling force, more or less a game.
~By Jacques Ellul ~


I want them to come away with discovering the music inside them. And not thinking about themselves as jazz musicians, but thinking about themselves as good human beings, striving to be a great person and maybe they'll become a great musician.
~By Charlie Haden ~


I looked back at some of my earlier published stories with genuine horror and remorse. I got thinking, How many extant copies might there be, who owns them, and do they keep their doors locked?
~By Richard Russo ~


I think all jocks have a sensitive side. It's just, will they show it to anybody? Will they let their guard down and stop being tough and the cool jock guy around their friends, or just relax? I don't know if it's best to say opening up, but just relax and really say what you're actually thinking, and not what you think people want to hear.
~By Channing Tatum ~


I remember being told 'Someone's gonna make a fortune out of this rap thing' and thinking 'no way'.
~By Arthur Baker ~


Whereas Jeremy is just the opposite: always moving because he's never really thinking of anything and the kind of guy you'd worry inviting to a dinner party because he says what he thinks. He can be insulting at times but doesn't mean to be.
~By Jason Schwartzman ~


I work eight hours a day, but I'm not writing all that time. I'm thinking, editing, looking something up. Thinking is what I do a lot of.
~By Barbara Taylor Bradford ~


I ask you: turn a deaf ear to the special interests. Let politics stand down for a while. don't waste anytime thinking about future elections until we've done our jobs here.
~By Bob Riley ~


We're thinking about printing the lyrics with the next record so that people can find their own meaning in them. But then they would start having a life of their own, and I think the Portishead music should stay a whole in which the lyrics come second, actually.
~By Beth Gibbons ~


I remember thinking, I want to work for the camera.
~By Brendan Fraser ~


The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.
~By Robert H. Schuller ~


Consciousness of myself, combined with complete ignorance of everything that does not fall within my sphere of thinking, is the most telling proof of my substantiality outside God, of my original existence.
~By Moses Mendelssohn ~


I grew up thinking that whatever I wanted to do, I could do.
~By Victoria Principal ~


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 ~


We are afraid of ideas, of experimenting, of change. We shrink from thinking a problem through to a logical conclusion.
~By Anne Sullivan Macy ~


I didn't think about whether I was writing poems. I was thinking. And the more I was thinking, the more there was I didn't understand.
~By David Antin ~


You see an absolutely brilliant film later, as an adult, and you walk out thinking about what to have for dinner. Whereas something like Jaws winds up having a huge effect on me. If only my parents had been taking me to Kurosawa films when I was eight, but no.
~By Ann Patchett ~


I believe in businesses where you engage in creative thinking, and where you form some of your deepest relationships. If it isn't about the production of the human spirit, we are in big trouble.
~By Anita Roddick ~


Activists are generally doers - rather than watching television and thinking about the world they will put there energies into doing something 'active' to change the (political) situation.
~By Ben Edwards ~


I was just thinking of James Dean and Marilyn Monroe and how young they were when they died. I would like to be a pop icon who survives. I would like to be a living icon.
~By John Travolta ~


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 ~


You can change a person's life in an instant; put him in a movie, and you start thinking differently, you want to be in another movie. It's like an addiction almost.
~By Dennis Farina ~


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


It's a mood record. Like one night you're going to be down in the dumps depressed because you're thinking about your ex-boyfriend and the next moment you're gonna be like screw him you know? And the next one you're saying to yourself "God I'm in love."
~By Willa Ford ~


Worry compounds the futility of being trapped on a dead-end street. Thinking opens new avenues.
~By Cullen Hightower ~


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 ~


I think the thinking is, in the comic books, I should pack as much onto a page as possible, because, you know, it's kind of the cheaper format, and you want to give readers as much as you can for their dollar.
~By Chester Brown ~

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