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  • Isaac Bashevis Singer
    Isaac Bashevis Singer
    Polish-born Jewish writer in Yiddish, Nobel Prize in Literature 1902-1991
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    Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.
    Source: The New York Times (3 December 1978)
  • Cynthia Ozick
    Cynthia Ozick
    American writer 1928-
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    I'm not afraid of facts, I welcome facts but a congeries of facts is not equivalent to an idea. This is the essential fallacy of the so-called ''scientific'' mind. People who mistake facts for ideas are incomplete thinkers; they are gossips.
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
    American politician, and author 1951-
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    Illogical thinkers throw names and slurs around because they have no arguments with which to rebut their opponents. Rational people have to keep hammering their points home.
  • Norman Tebbit
    Norman Tebbit
    British politician 1931-
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    It is certainly safe, in view of the movement to the right of intellectuals and political thinkers, to pronounce the brain death of socialism.
  • Alain de Botton
    Alain de Botton
    Swiss-born British author 1969-
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    Kant and Hegel are interesting thinkers. But I am happy to insist that they are also terrible writers.
  • Harry Mathews
    Harry Mathews
    American writer 1930-2017
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    Let us be dreamers, thinkers, speculative philosophers, or as our spouses would have it: Idiots.
  • Edward de Bono
    Edward de Bono
    Maltese physician, psychologist, philosopher, author and inventor 1933-
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    Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven.
  • Alfred Rosenberg
    Alfred Rosenberg
    German Nazi theorist and ideologue 1893-1946
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    Racial history is therefore natural history and the mysticism of the soul at one and the same time; but the history of the religion of the blood, conversely, is the great world story of the rise and downfall of peoples, their heroes and thinkers, their inventors and artists.
  • Harriet Martineau
    Harriet Martineau
    British writer, social criticus 1802-1876
    Harriet Martineau
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    Readers are plentiful: thinkers are rare.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
    Carroll Quigley
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    The argument that the two parties should represent opposed ideals and policies, one, perhaps, of the Right and the other of the Left, is a foolish idea acceptable only to doctrinaire and academic thinkers.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    The success of great scholars and thinkers is commonly a courtier-like success, not kingly, not manly.
  • Agnes Repplier
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
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    The thinkers of the world should by rights be guardians of the world's mirth.
  • Brooks Atkinson
    Brooks Atkinson
    American theatre critic 1894-1984
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    This nation was built by men who took risks - pioneers who were not afraid of the wilderness, business men who were not afraid of failure, scientists who were not afraid of the truth, thinkers who were not afraid of progress, dreamers who were not afraid of action.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    Those thinkers who cannot believe in any gods often assert that the love of humanity would be in itself sufficient for them; and so, perhaps, it would, if they had it.
  • We are shaped by each other. We adjust not to the reality of a world, but to the reality of other thinkers.
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