Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Thinking - Quotes

A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. - William James

As long as you are going to think anyway, you might as well think big. - Unknown

Don’t think too much. You will create a problem that wasn’t even there in the first place. - Unknown

Everything hangs on one’s thinking. - Seneca
He can who thinks he can, and he cant who thinks he cant. This is an inexorable, indisputable law. - Orison Swett Marden

I think; therefore I am. - Rene Descartes

If you make people think theyre thinking, theyll love you; But if you really make them think, theyll hate you. - Don Marquis

If you think too long, you think wrong. - Unknown

Knowing how to think empowers you far beyond those who know only what to think. - Neil Degrasse Tyson

Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power. - Henry George

Most people can’t think, most of the remainder won’t think, the small fraction who do think mostly can’t do it very well. - Robert Heinlein

Never be afraid to sit awhile and think. - Lorraine Hansberry

Never discourage thinking, for you are sure to succeed. - Russell Bertrand

No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched. - George Jean Nathan

Nothing pains some people more than having to think. - Martin Luther King Jr.

Positive thinking does not always grant you positive results. Right thinking always does. - Unknown

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will. - Zig Ziglar

Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours. - John Locke

Sometimes you got to quit thinking so much. If it feels right, it probably is. So just go with it. - Unknown

The simple reason for thinking long-term is because you expect to be living here long. - Unknown 

There are very real obstacles and challenges to any course of action. And theres no need to add to them, by making up obstacles of your own. Unchain yourself from the bondage of your own thinking. - Ralph Marston

Think above trivial things. Focus your attention on big objectives. Before getting involved in a petty matter, ask yourself Is it really important?” - David. J. Schwartz 

Think as you work, for in the final analysis, your worth to your company comes not only in solving problems, but also in anticipating them. - Tom Lehrer

Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too. - Voltaire

Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people. - William Butler Yeats

Think wrongly, if you please, but in all cases think for yourself.
- Doris Lessing

Thinking big expands your perspective of your ability to succeed in life. - Unknown

Thinking makes the man. A man is literally what he thinks. - Unknown

Thinking: The talking of the soul with itself. - Plato

To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted. - Unknown

To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing. - Eva Young

What you think means more than anything else in your life. More than what you earn, more than where you live, more than your social position, and more than what anyone else may think about you. - George Adams

You are what you think, not what you think you are. - Unknown

You have to think anyway, so why not think big? - Donald Trump

You may chain my hands, you may shackle my feet; you may even throw me into a dark prison; but you shall not enslave my thinking, because it is free. - Kahlil Gibran

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