Quotes: thinking

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  • Charles H. Parkhurst
    Charles H. Parkhurst
    American clergyman and social reformer 1842-1933
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    All great discoveries are made by men whose feelings run ahead of their thinking.
  • Helene Deutsch
    Helene Deutsch
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    All observations point to the fact that the intellectual woman is masculinized; in her, warm, intuitive knowledge has yielded to cold unproductive thinking.
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
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    All over the world, young males and females, schooled in the art of patriarchal thinking, are building an identity on a foundation that sees the will to do violence as the essential way to assert being.
  • Jack Dempsey
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    All the time he's boxing, he's thinking. All the time he was thinking, I was hitting him.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    All thinking men are atheists.
    Source: A Farewell to Arms (1929)
  • Ben Shapiro
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    America's liberal arts universities have long been safe zones for leftist thinking, protected ivory towers for the pseudo-elite who earn their livings writing papers nobody reads about gender roles in the poetry of Maya Angelou.
  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    German philosopher 1770-1831
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    An idea is always a generalization, and generalization is a property of thinking. To generalize means to think.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
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    And I find chopsticks frankly distressing. Am I alone in thinking it odd that a people ingenious enough to invent paper, gunpowder, kites and any number of other useful objects, and who have a noble history extending back 3,000 years haven't yet worked out that a pair of knitting needles is no way to capture food?
  • Sylvia Plath
    Sylvia Plath
    American poet 1932-1963
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    Apparently, the most difficult feat for a Cambridge male is to accept a woman not merely as feeling, not merely as thinking, but as managing a complex, vital interweaving of both.
  • Are you as much of a criminal if you don't act when there's a crime taking place in front of you as you are one of the participants? That was something that I was thinking about a lot because there are many moments in 'Less Than Zero' where horrific things happen and Clay could do something about them, but his passivity stops him.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    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.
  • Will Cuppy
    Will Cuppy
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    Aristotle is famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons.
  • Ben Vereen
    Ben Vereen
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    As I laid in the hospital bed I started thinking that I had a show to do. I was hoping the Doctor would put me together so I could do the show.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    As I prepare for my second term as Secretary-General, I am thinking hard about how we can meet the expectations of the millions of people who see the U.N.'s blue flag as a banner of hope. We have to continue our life-saving work in peacekeeping, human rights, development and humanitarian relief.
  • Carlos Slim
    Carlos Slim
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    At 25, I made many companies. I was thinking more like a businessman or entrepreneur than a CEO. I created many companies, small companies, medium companies. I tried to be involved in many kinds of activities, in finance, in real estate, in mining.