Quotes by thinking

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  • Thinking is good, but excessive thinking is not. Between thoughts if there is a period of thoughtlessness, thoughts will be fresh and pathbreaking. A thinker will be able to cultivate a strain of healthy thoughts only when he pays attention to thoughtlessness also.
    Source: Thought at Sunrise (2007)
  • Wilferd Arlan Peterson
    Wilferd Arlan Peterson
    American author 1900-1995
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    Big thinking precedes great achievement.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
    Thomas Paine
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    When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
  • Bret Easton Ellis
    Bret Easton Ellis
    American author, screenwriter, short-story writer, and director 1964-
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    A child should never even think about being a "good son." A parent decides that fate for the child. The parent encourages that. Not the child himself. And the perfect dad? I shudder at thinking what that may be.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
    Thomas Paine
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    A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. But the tumult soon subsides. Time makes more converts than reason.
  • Barbara de Angelis
    Barbara de Angelis
    American relationship consultant, lecturer and author 1951-
    Barbara de Angelis
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    A man's brain has a more difficult time shifting from thinking to feeling than a women's brain does.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others.
  • Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Spanish writer and philosopher 1883-1955
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    By speaking, by thinking, we undertake to clarify things, and that forces us to exacerbate them, dislocate them, schematize them. Every concept is in itself an exaggeration.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Courage charms us, because it indicates that a man loves an idea better than all things in the world, that he is thinking neither of his bed, nor his dinner, nor his money, but will venture all to put in act the invisible thought of his mind.
  • John Barrymore
    John Barrymore
    American actor 1882-1942
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    I am thinking of taking a fifth wife. Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom.
  • Andrew Young
    Andrew Young
    Amercan activisit and minister 1932-
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    I have about concluded that wealth is a state of mind, and that anyone can acquire a wealthy state of mind by thinking rich thoughts.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
    B. R. Ambedkar
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    In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
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