Quotes by thinking

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  • Alice Hoffman
    Alice Hoffman
    American novelist 1952-
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    Mothers always find ways to fit in the work - but then when you're working, you feel that you should be spending time with your children and then when you're with your children, you're thinking about working.
  • John Jay Chapman
    John Jay Chapman
    American author 1862-1933
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    Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own contemplation.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
  • Harry Mathews
    Harry Mathews
    American writer 1930-2017
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    Syntax and vocabulary are overwhelming constraints - the rules that run us. Language is using us to talk -we think we're using the language, but language is doing the thinking, we're its slavish agents.
  • Brendon Urie
    Brendon Urie
    American singer, songwriter, and musician 1987-
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    'Miss Jackson' is about something that actually happened to me when I was younger. I hadn't really talked about it, and I felt that if I didn't, I would keep thinking about it; it would drive me crazy.
  • Arthur Bloch
    Arthur Bloch
    American writer, author of the Murphy's Law books 1948-
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    A conclusion is the place where you get tired of thinking.
  • Carson Daly
    Carson Daly
    American television host, radio personality and producer 1973-
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    A friend of mine - a cameraman at MTV - lost a lot of weight from cycling, and I thought I'd try it, too, thinking whenever you look at a cyclist they all look super-skinny, so hey, why not? But then it turned into such a psychologically satisfying thing.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    A good martial artist does not become tense, but ready. Not thinking, yet not dreaming. Ready for whatever may come. When the opponent expands, I contract; and when he contracts, I expand. And when there is an opportunity, I do not hit, it hits all by itself.
    Source: Bruce Lee: Enter the Dragon (1973)
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    A great many
    people think they are thinking when they are rearranging their prejudices.
  • Ben Schnetzer
    Ben Schnetzer
    American actor 1990-
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    A lot of times, when you're seeing something that you've done, you're thinking about the experience you had making it, not about the experience of the product.
  • Carlos Castaneda
    Carlos Castaneda
    American author and anthropologist 1925-1998
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    A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting.
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
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    A man's thinking goes on within his consciousness in a seclusion in comparison with which any physical seclusion is an exhibition to public view.
  • Anne Stevenson
    Anne Stevenson
    American-British poet and writer 1933-2020
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    A poem might be defined as thinking about feelings - about human feelings and frailties.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A sect or party is an incognito devised to save man from the vexation of thinking.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    According to this conception, the sole function of education was to open the way to thinking and knowing, and the school, as the outstanding organ for the people's education, must serve that end exclusively.
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