Thinking Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Thinking

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Some ways of using our thinking are really inspiring. There are people who use their thinking to race cars. People use their thinking to build rockets to the moon. It's all just a use of your thinking.
~By Michael Nesmith ~


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 ~


There is a criterion by which you can judge whether the thoughts you are thinking and the things you are doing are right for you. The criterion is: Have they brought you inner peace?
~By Peace Pilgrim ~


If I just do it, it will take less time than telling someone what I'm thinking, and have them free associate, and then come back to me and I'll hate it and I'll have to redo it.
~By Isaac Mizrahi ~


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 ~


When people ask me what I do, strangers on a plane, perhaps, I tell them that I think. Thinking is excellent exercise, as much as swimming or jogging.
~By Tom Glazer ~


One thing that is almost always said to me is, I grew up with you. They are meeting me and feel that they actually grew up with me. I was with them during their play hours and thinking hours. I was a part of their childhoods. That's one of the most amazing things.
~By Mark Goddard ~


Also, as I lay there thinking of my vision, I could see it all again and feel the meaning with a part of me like a strange power glowing in my body; but when the part of me that talks would try to make words for the meaning, it would be like fog and get away from me.
~By Black Elk ~


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 ~


The idea that you can make love and not war really is pretty neat. That thing in Korea, the thing in Israel - that's all over the world. There must be a new way of thinking.
~By F. Murray Abraham ~


The left-leaning thinking that dominates the movie business follows a common liberal instinct to deny the spiritual dimension to every problem, thereby profoundly compounding the difficulties.
~By Michael Medved ~


I've often entertained paranoid suspicions about my fridge and what it's been doing to my poetry when I'm not looking, but I never even considered that my fan was thinking about me.
~By George Murray ~


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 ~


I don't think we have very good records about what they were thinking except, as I pointed out earlier today, that they did invent our political system.
~By David R. Brower ~


Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


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 ~


Shakespeare said, nothing is either good nor bad but thinking makes it so.
~By Dyan Cannon ~


I've had women tell me that when their daughters see them taking care of themselves, and being defined from within, and thinking for themselves instead of thinking about that silly culture out there, it's powerful modeling.
~By Naomi Judd ~


Go on thinking that you don't need to be read and you'll find that it may become quite true: no one will feel the need tom read it because it is written for yourself alone; and the public won't feel any impulse to gate crash such a private party.
~By Dylan Thomas ~


Congress should be forward thinking in the policies we set, instead of waiting until catastrophe looms.
~By Bill Frist ~


It's like a candy store for an illustrator, I connected with Harry pretty quickly and loved the way J.K. described everything; she's such a visually thinking person. You can't pass that up.
~By Mary Grandpre ~


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


The big question society will have to answer is whether it wants computers thinking like humans.
~By David Smith ~


I haven't been out in the marketplace in a while. I'm thinking about going back into it. I've got some things set up over the next couple of months just to go and see. But I have no idea what the specific way to a solution is anymore. It's mysterious to me.
~By Michael Nesmith ~


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 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 ~


In symphonic music, when you are conducting, you do the same thing. You are feeling the whole orchestra, thinking ahead so you can prepare for a change.
~By David Amram ~


Then you start another book and suddenly the galley proofs of the last one come in and you have to wrench your attention away from what you're writing and try to remember what you were thinking when you wrote the previous one.
~By Bernard Cornwell ~


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 ~


The camera is interested in what you are thinking as opposed to just what you are doing or saying.
~By Ajay Naidu ~


Most of the mistakes in thinking are inadequacies of perception rather than mistakes of logic.
~By Edward de Bono ~


Everyone kept telling me, Just be yourself. Be yourself. I kept thinking, there's got to be more to it than that!
~By Tony Danza ~


Thus, the more succinctly a train of thought was expounded, and the more comprehensive the unity of its basic idea, the closer it would approximate to the prerequisites of the mathematical way of thinking.
~By Max Bill ~


Right now, I'm thinking in terms of just having a good band, man. Having a good act for the stage. Being a good performer, you know? Connected to that is future recordings, and future tunes, that kind of stuff.
~By Dan Hicks ~


When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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 ~


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


No one ever goes into battle thinking God is on the other side.
~By Terry Goodkind ~


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 ~


A ghost is someone who hasn't made it - in other words, who died, and they don't know they're dead. So they keep walking around and thinking that you're inhabiting their - let's say, their domain. So they're aggravated with you.
~By Sylvia Browne ~


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 World, thinking itself affronted by superior merit, takes delight to bring it down to its own level.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


I'm thinking of remaking Psycho again. Doing a third remake. The idea this time is to really change it - we're talking about doing a Punk rocker setting.
~By Gus Van Sant ~


When I'm old I shall give up writing the big stuff and shall wander round the park thinking of songs.
~By George Lloyd ~


It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.
~By Brooks Atkinson ~


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 ~


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


Calvin had finally taken a look at the ET tape, and he had reacted just as she had expected he would. He loved it; he loved me. Suddenly he was thinking of me for everything: underwear, jeans, suits, even the Escape fragrance campaign.
~By Michael Bergin ~


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


There's also a sense of freedom. I was so obsessed by this problem that I was thinking about if 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 ~


There's nothing worse than having everybody thinking alike, talking alike and having the same direction in mind. It gets stale that way.
~By Alex Van Halen ~


Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine By which alone the mortal heart is led Unto the thinking of the thought divine.
~By George Santayana ~


I went through all my twenties thinking that I wasn't good enough.
~By Delta Burke ~


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


But I certainly know a lot of people that existed at that level and are always kind of pining for more, always thinking that the next big break, the next opportunity, the big role are just around the corner of the next audition.
~By Thomas Haden Church ~


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


I am aware of changes gradually taking place in my own designs as part of my thinking on this matter.
~By Kenzo Tange ~


Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
~By Joseph Addison ~


Romance, like the rabbit at the dog track, is the elusive, fake, and never attained reward which, for the benefit and amusement of our masters, keeps us running and thinking in safe circles.
~By Beverly Jones ~


All I'm thinking about today is cleaning my bathroom.
~By Linda Fiorentino ~


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 ~


When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.
~By Plato ~


The problem of the environment is the extension of good housekeeping of the thinking woman.
~By Marjory Stoneman Douglas ~


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 ~


There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.
~By William Shakespeare ~


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 ~


If more politicians in this country were thinking about the next generation instead of the next election, it might be better for the United States and the world.
~By Claude Pepper ~


The killer app that got the world ready for appliances was the light bulb. So the light bulb is what wired the world. And they weren't thinking about appliances when they wired the world. They were really thinking about - they weren't putting electricity into the home. They were putting lighting into the home.
~By Jeff Bezos ~


The worst thing is always thinking of titles for records, with some reason behind them, and she just came out with the word, which she thought was a good word, a hard word, and since then we've sort of attached loads of meaning to it.
~By Emma Anderson ~


We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.
~By Herman Hesse ~


Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.
~By Isaac Asimov ~


For years after I resigned, I was still faithful to their way of thinking. But not in the American Communists.
~By Elia Kazan ~


I was raised by the Christian Brothers, who believe in that, fortunately. They were, to me, the most rebellious arm of the Catholic Church - and one of the most liberal and forward thinking.
~By Paul Kantner ~


You can have fun, but you also have to put on your thinking cap every day.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


Here in the big city people spend their time thinking about work and about money; they don't give some value to friendships and it can be depressing.
~By Adriana Lima ~


The technological way of thinking has infected even ethics, which is supposed to be thinking about the good.
~By Leon Kass ~


Some will have to cease thinking of the Church as a memorial association for a deceased clergyman called Christ.
~By Stephen Bayne ~


Sometimes you have to stop thinking. Sometimes you shut down completely. I think that's true in any creative field.
~By Maya Lin ~


Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic.
~By Alexis Carrel ~


Women often postpone their lives, thinking that if they're not with a partner then it doesn't really count. They're still searching for their prince, in a way. And as much as we don't discuss that, because it's too embarrassing and too sad, I think it really does exist.
~By Jane Campion ~


Neither of us entered marriage thinking it wouldn't be a strain. Life has strains in it, and he's the person I want to strain with.
~By Patricia Arquette ~


I am neither bitter nor cynical but I do wish there was less immaturity in political thinking.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Therefore reinforcing a stereotype, therefore thinking that the entire Indian culture is just made of people that are against their children's decisions.
~By Parminder Nagra ~


You have teenagers thinking they're going to make millions as NBA stars when that's not realistic for even 1 percent of them. Becoming a scientist or engineer is.
~By Dean Kamen ~


I'm getting ready to write a piece now, and it's been six months thinking about it, changing the instrumentation, changing the name, doing more reading.
~By John Zorn ~


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


When you've nothing to live for, you get to thinking inside your head.
~By Andrei Platonov ~


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 ~


We want to start them thinking that they're responsible for their own career.
~By Jurgen Klinsmann ~


Love is cheap. You can buy it anywhere. Lives are cheap. It's money that's dear. You have to work days and sit up nights thinking how to make money.
~By John Dos Passos ~


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 ~


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


Not too many people are - were as good as Bob Hope. George Burns was great at thinking, you know, on the spot. Steve Allen was marvelous, and so was George Burns. But Bob may be the king of them all, you know.
~By Rich Little ~


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

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