Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Think Quotes



No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
{Voltaire}
 Rcading without reflecting is like eating without dlgesting.
{Edmund Burke}
 Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
{Carl G. Jung}
Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.
{Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun}
No matter where you go or what you do, you live your entire life within the confines of your head.
{Terry Josephson}
Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?
{Winnie the Pooh}
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
{Soren Kierkegaard}
An idealist is one who, on noticing that roses smell better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup.
{Henry L. Mencken}
Too often we...enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
{John F. Kennedy}
Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile, or the light won't come in.
{Alan Alda}
I like to think of thoughts as living blossoms borne by the human tree.
{James Douglas}
The forceps of our minds are clumsy things and crush the truth a little in the course of taking hold of it.
{H.G. Wells}
Our minds are lazier than our bodies.
{Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Maxims, 1678}
Invest a few moments in thinking It will pay good interest.
{Author Unknown}
Some people get lost in thought because it's such unfamiliar territory.
{G. Behn}
Thinking is like loving and dying. Each of us must do it for himself.
{Josiah Royce}
It is well for people who think, to change their minds occasionally in order to keep them clean.
{Luther Burbank}
We spend our days in deliberating, and we end them without coming to any resolve.
{L'Estrange}
Our job is not to make up anybody's mind, but to open minds and to make the agony of the decision-making so intense you can escape only by thinking.
{Author Unknown}
Thinking in its lower grades is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry.
{Havelock Ellis, The Dance of Life, 1923}
The average man never really thinks from end to end of his life. The mental activity of such people is only a mouthing of cliches.
{H. L. Mencken, Prejudices, 1925}
Few people think no more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once a week.
{George Bernard Shaw}

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