Thinking Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Thinking

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I felt that I ostracized myself by my behavior, by the past, by living with all the regrets of my mistakes, that I sort of wore a hair shirt and beat myself up most of the day thinking and regretting why did I make such a mistake? Why have I made so many mistakes?
~By Sarah Ferguson ~


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 ~


Thinking you're immortal is weirdly similar to being immortal.
~By Doug Coupland ~


A poem might be defined as thinking about feelings - about human feelings and frailties.
~By Anne Stevenson ~


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 ~


My entire life has been spent thinking about this game. That's pretty narrow... I don't view myself as a person who's well-versed in very many subjects. I'm not proud of that.
~By Bill Parcells ~


So not only do we need to deal with threats as they emerge, we have to be thinking in anticipation of future threats, and the things we do have to be things that enable the system to continue to work.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


It looks like I'm this huge shark going in for the kill... I don't know what I was thinking.
~By David Gest ~


My thinking was scrambled when Sullivan and I separated. Something happened to me that had never happend before. I couldn't cope. It was heartbreak time. I thought it was the end of the world.
~By Henry Fonda ~


People assume I'm out there having this great life, but money doesn't erase the pain. When you're young you barrel through life, making choices without thinking of repercussions. A few years down the line, you wake up in a certain place and wonder how the hell you got there.
~By Jennifer Lopez ~


Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings.
~By William James ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.
~By Alvar Aalto ~


When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


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


There's probably a way to use that great content and to live under the radar now and then in order to reach a new audience. That's the thinking I'm talking about.
~By John Tesh ~


I remember back when I was a kid there was a comic strip called Plastic Man. His body was elastic and he could make his extremities as long as he wanted. As a youngster I didn't fully appreciate. But I'm now thinking Plastic Man was probably pretty popular with the ladies.
~By Ben Affleck ~


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 ~


To say it another way, thinking, however abstract, originates in an embodied subjectivity, at once overdetermined and permeable to contingent events.
~By Teresa de Lauretis ~


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


And thought struggles against the results, trying to avoid those unpleasant results while keeping on with that way of thinking. That is what I call 'sustained incoherence.
~By David Bohm ~


The day when a sportsman stops thinking above all else of the happiness in his own effort and the intoxication of the power and physical balance he derives from it, the day when he lets considerations of vanity or interest take over, on this day his ideal will die.
~By Pierre de Coubertin ~


Because, they're only thinking about one team when that game's over. Before the game, they're talking about two football teams. When the game's over, there's only one winner.
~By Don Shula ~


When Talking Heads started, we called ourselves Thinking Man's Dance Music.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


Two thousand years ago there was One here on this earth who lived the grandest life that ever has been lived yet - a life that every thinking man, with deeper or shallower meaning, has agreed to call divine.
~By Frederick William Robertson ~


I remember seeing some little wrinkles in my early 30s and thinking they were interesting. But you know the horror of it is that the screen image has to be perfect.
~By Claire Bloom ~


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 ~


I know he played on the last record but I don't wake up in the middle of the night thinking of Eric Clapton.
~By Jack Bruce ~


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 ~


I didn't grow up thinking of movies as film, or art, but as movies, something to do on a Saturday afternoon.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


I'd say that my profession ends where architectural thinking ends - architectural thinking in terms of thinking about programs and organizational structure. These abstractions play a role in many other disciplines, and those disciplines are now defining their 'architectures' as well.
~By Rem Koolhaas ~


All there is to thinking is seeing something noticeable, which makes you see something you weren't noticing, which makes you see something that isn't even visible.
~By Leo Strauss ~


Positive thinking is the key to success in business, education, pro football, anything that you can mention. I go out there thinking that I'm going to complete every pass.
~By Ron Jaworski ~


I was sick. I guess I was about to crack up thinking about all my good buddies. They were better men than me and they're not coming back. Much less back to the White House, like me.
~By Ira Hayes ~


Thoughts have power; thoughts are energy. And you can make your world or break it by your own thinking.
~By Susan Taylor ~


Militarism is basically a way of thinking, a certain interpretation of the function of the state; this manner of thinking is, moreover, revealed by its outer forms: by armaments and state organization.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


The funny thing is, the music that I'm writing now is probably some of the most cutting edge we've ever done. The music that I'm thinking about putting on our next album.
~By Charlie Daniels ~


All the new thinking is about loss, In this it resembles all the old thinking.
~By Robert Hass ~


Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
~By James F. Byrnes ~


I think if you ask any of us here, we all dreamed of ending up on Saturday Night Live. I remember thinking, 'I'll just keep doing this as long as I can get away with it.'
~By Tina Fey ~


Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes.
~By Mary Martin ~


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


It's essential to tell the truth at all times. This will reduce life's pain. Lying distorts reality. All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
~By John Bradshaw ~


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 ~


We teach people that they upset themselves. We can't change the past, so we change how people are thinking, feeling and behaving today.
~By Albert Ellis ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I remember leaving the hospital - thinking, 'Wait, are they going to let me just walk off with him? I don't know beans about babies! I don't have a license to do this.' We're just amateurs.
~By Anne Tyler ~


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 ~


Many characters in the novel are representative of types that exist in India. He represents the caste system in India with an air of superiority, the caste system in India and the people thinking that western things are better.
~By Anita Desai ~


Sexiness, particularly in movies, is the chess game in the 'Thomas Crown Affair'. It's, it's, I don't know, but Faye Dunaway comes up a lot in that thinking. It's the subtlety of sexiness. The moment you try to be sexy, then it's not.
~By Daniel Craig ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


No, no, you're not thinking; you're just being logical.
~By Niels Bohr ~


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


The whole essence of good drawing - and of good thinking, perhaps - is to work a subject down to the simplest form possible and still have it believable for what it is meant to be.
~By Chuck Jones ~


I grew up thinking of snow as a luxury you visit.
~By John Landis ~


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 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 ~


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 want no part of making any contribution whatsoever to the despair which eventually follows downbeat thinking.
~By Loretta Young ~


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 think there's always a call for people who are bucking the norm. But I don't expect it to happen now because I think that more than ever the entertainment industry is trying to serve as a distraction, to keep people from thinking too hard.
~By Guy Picciotto ~


The one thing I have wanted to stay away from is the steroids. When I had an attack two years ago in my home state of Mississippi, they put me on steroids, thinking they were doing the right thing, and I had a violent reaction.
~By Mary Ann Mobley ~


To do anything truly worth doing, I must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in with gusto and scramble through as well as I can.
~By Og Mandino ~


Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.
~By Niels Bohr ~


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


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


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 ~


I took Beetle home thinking that after the Korean War was over, I would have to take him out of the Army. I thought, well, what am I going to do with him?
~By Mort Walker ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I learn from thinking about the future, what hasn't been done yet. That's kind of my constant obsession.
~By John Cale ~


It took me way beyond what I knew, into places of which I was totally scared, but as I became less frightened, I welcomed new ways of thinking and approaching something. It made me an infinitely richer person, and I think a better musician.
~By Yo-Yo Ma ~


All of this got me thinking about the history of the westward expansion, and got me to wondering how the exploration of the Solar System would be changed if there were an indigenous presence out there.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


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 ~


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 ~


Abroad, our most important policy is to support our troops and continue forward-thinking foreign policy in the war on terror - keeping our enemies on the run and hitting them before they hit us.
~By Christopher Bond ~


The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.
~By Christopher Morley ~


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 ~


There can be nothing exclusive about substantial art. It comes directly out of the heart of the experience of life and thinking about life and living life.
~By Charles Ives ~


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 ~


Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


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 ~


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 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. ~


Sad will be the day for any man when he becomes contented with the thoughts he is thinking and the deeds he is doing - where there is not forever beating at the doors of his soul some great desire to do something larger; which he knows he was meant and made to do.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


A girl in a bikini is like having a loaded pistol on your coffee table - There's nothing wrong with them, but it's hard to stop thinking about it.
~By Garrison Keillor ~


I currently spend a lot of time thinking about orchestration and every detail of a piece.
~By Gavin Bryars ~


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 ~


Every person is the creation of himself, the image of his own thinking and believing. As individuals think and believe, so they are.
~By Claude M. Bristol ~


That sense of sacredness, that thinking in generations, must begin with reverence for this earth.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


Misery is almost always the result of thinking.
~By Joseph Joubert ~

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