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Thinking Quotes

We all know our mind plays a pivotal role in thinking and definitions term ‘thinking’ as a purposeful mental activity and most part of it is a conscious activity. A lot of times, we end up either being critical thinkers or creative thinkers. While creative thinking helps us to exhibit and voice out our innovative ideas, critical thinking lays significant emphasis on analysis and problem solving skills. Read on the next bit to find out about the quotations and sayings on thinking.

The bottom line is, I'm blessed with good health. On top of that, I don't go around thinking 'Oh, I'm 90, I better do this or I better do that.' I'm just Betty. I'm the same Betty that I've always been. Take it or leave it.

I hate my feet. I don't like my hands, either: they're like lions' paws. When I was in the Boosh, in a catsuit and gold heels, I was constantly thinking, 'I hate the way I look.' I should have just enjoyed myself, because that was as good as it was going to get.

Henry Ford

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.

David Lloyd George

The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.

Omar Khayyam

When I want to understand what is happening today or try to decide what will happen tomorrow, I look back.

John Mason Brown

I don't think I have seen raises like the ones we've had the past two years since I've been here - and with relatively low inflation. I think that's highly commendable.

Cam Newton

The thing that makes the great players great, and that separates players from different players is, when you going out there whether being prepared or not, you have to react. And if you're thinking, you're already a step behind.

I have been thinking a lot about what we see in villains, how we relate to villains, and what it is about certain villains that we actually empathize with. Like Macbeth. We're not supposed to like a guy who kills the king and takes over, but there's something about him we're really fascinated by.

Marcus Aurelius

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.

C. S. Lewis

If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.

Franklin P. Jones

Anybody who thinks talk is cheap should get some legal advice.

In ten minutes, I'm thinking, 'OK, you know what? I love these guys. They're really smart, they're really good, they've got a good sense of comedy, under their guidance, I think maybe this could come out OK.' But I didn't like the part.

Adolf Hitler

How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think.

Rick Moranis

When I got to filmmaking, the most democratic of environments where anybody could say anything, those were the best environments, but what you don't want to assume is that you know what the audience is thinking.

Omar Khayyam

There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see.

Eudora Welty

Never think you've seen the last of anything.

Franklin P. Jones

A bargain is something you can't use at a price you can't resist.

George Carlin

Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things.

Albert Einstein

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.

Sushant Singh Rajput

I think people generally are lost, as they keep thinking about what is going to happen and what they have done. They are not alive anymore. The art of listening is missing. In their head, they are doing something else.

Theodore Roosevelt

I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character!

Phil Collins

I never stopped thinking about the Alamo from that day to this. I'm a huge collector of memorabilia. I've got Davy Crockett's bullet pouch. I've got Colonel Travis's belt.

Mark Zuckerberg

Right now, with social networks and other tools on the Internet, all of these 500 million people have a way to say what they're thinking and have their voice be heard.

Jennifer Lawrence

I don't know if this is why everything has worked so well and I'm not sure I'd recommend this kind of thinking to anyone else, but I've always known I'd be successful in acting. I have certainly worked for it.

David Lloyd George

Liberty has restraints but no frontiers.

Don DeLillo

For me, writing is a concentrated form of thinking.

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Omar Khayyam

Drink! for you know not whence you came nor why: drink! for you know not why you go, nor where.

Terri Guillemets

I used to love the darkness But the sun is my new best friend As soon as I embraced him He put my misery to an end.

George Carlin

Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.

Cameron Diaz

People think I'm trying to make a fashion statement because I never wear a bra. It's really that I'm a tomboy at heart.

Matthew McConaughey

There's a difference in thinking you are a champion and knowing that you are.

Omar Khayyam

You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse.

Thomas Moore

While mantling on the maiden's cheek Young roses kindled into thought.

Eudora Welty

To imagine yourself inside another person... is what a storywriter does in every piece of work; it is his first step, and his last too, I suppose.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

Golf is a thinking man's game. You can have all the shots in the bag, but if you don't know what to do with them, you've got troubles.

Cameron Diaz

Acting is something different to everybody. I just know that if you watch an actor or actress getting better and better, I think that's them just understanding themselves better and better.

Valerie Bertinelli

I started thinking: 'Okay, what's wrong with wearing a bikini? I look better than I looked in quite a few years, so why not? What am I afraid of?

'The Machinist' changed me. I learned that I really enjoy, literally, not saying a damned word for days at a time, except for what was in the scene. Whole days of... nothing. Just... standing still. I know a lot of people found it bizarre, because they'd be standing right next to me thinking, 'Why aren't we talking? What's going on?'

David Lloyd George

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

Eudora Welty

The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation.

Gene Tierney

Everyone should see Hollywood once, I think, through the eyes of a teenage girl who has just passed a screen test.

Adolf Hitler

I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator.

Joaquin Phoenix

You're always thinking, What's the next move - the career, the money.

Gareth Bale

I was never too much into school. I liked lunchtimes and breaks, but nah, I hated sitting at a desk. I was always looking out of the window, looking at my watch, thinking about when I could play football.

Bruce Lee

If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.

Alec Baldwin

There's less critical thinking going on in this country on a Main Street level - forget about the media - than ever before. We've never needed people to think more critically than now, and they've taken a big nap.

Britney Spears

Every night, I have to read a book, so that my mind will stop thinking about things that I stress about.

Thomas Paine

A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.

Alice Walker

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.

David Lloyd George

The finest eloquence is that which gets things done.

Wallace Stevens

Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.

Franklin P. Jones

It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water.

Adolf Hitler

Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.

Kanye West

Here's something that's contrary to popular belief: I actually don't like thinking. I think people think I like to think a lot. And I don't. I do not like to think at all.

Yes, we believe in globalization and trade, but we also believe in you being able to benefit from that more. For too long, we progressives have seemed like part of the system. We need to start thinking about whether or not it's delivering for us now.

Plato

Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.

Zig Ziglar

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Eudora Welty

The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.

Charles Kingsley

Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell.

George Carlin

Atheism is a non-prophet organization.

Elon Musk

I think it's very important to have a feedback loop, where you're constantly thinking about what you've done and how you could be doing it better.

Bill Gates

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.

William Shakespeare

There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.

I love the sensation of being out in the open air, far away from all the distractions of modern life. I will usually disappear for a couple of hours, and that time on my bike is quite sacred, as it's when I do all my serious thinking. Sometimes I will stop off at bikers' cafe and have a bacon sandwich.

David Lloyd George

A politician is a person with whose politics you don't agree; if you agree with him he's a statesman.

Franklin P. Jones

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have for instance.

George Carlin

Electricity is really just organized lightning.

Helen Rowland

A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second, demands the third, takes the fourth, accepts the fifth - and endures all the rest.

Steve Jobs

Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.

Chris Evans

I love having a shaved head. I'd rather not deal with hair if I don't have to. I like not thinking about it. A shaved head and letting my beard go requires the least amount of anything.

Lao Tzu

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Omar Khayyam

The moving finger writes, and having written moves on. Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit, can cancel half a line of it.

Cameron Diaz

Your regrets aren't what you did, but what you didn't do. So I take every opportunity.

Franklin P. Jones

Anybody who finds it easy to make money on the horses is probably in the dog food business.

I've always been interested in visualizing something, whether it's a memory or an idea you want to be true. I am a big believer in that. I'm constantly thinking of that. If I can't picture something, then it doesn't make sense to me.

Shia LaBeouf

I was in a relationship with a girl I loved for three years. Where do you go after three years? Then you've got to start thinking about other things, and I'm too young to think about those things.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

I think I am difficult to satisfy, because when I win something, I'm already thinking about the next step, and that is maybe a problem for me. I'm not enjoying the moment. I'm already on the mission to win the next trophy.

Bella Thorne

My dream artist to play at prom would be Frank Ocean. 'Thinking Of You' is one of my favorite songs. He makes really sweet music for slow dancing at prom.

Hermann Hesse

Writing is good, thinking is better. Cleverness is good, patience is better.

Eudora Welty

Writers and travelers are mesmerized alike by knowing of their destinations.

Cameron Diaz

I think I've become more comfortable about being a human being.

Ben Shapiro

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.

Soren Kierkegaard

It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.

Samuel Johnson

The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.

I'm worried about the future of America insofar as our academically most promising students are being funneled through the cookie-cutter Ivy League and other elite schools and emerging with this callow anti-American, anti-military cast to their thinking.

Eudora Welty

I believe in it, and I trust it too and treasure it above everything, the personal, the personal, the personal! I put my faith in it not only as the source, the ground of meaning in art, in life, but as the meaning itself.

Charles Kingsley

Young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog its day.

Melania Trump

Yes, Donald thinks big, which is especially important when considering the presidency of the United States. No room for small thinking. No room for small results. Donald gets things done.

Lyndon B. Johnson

If two men agree on everything, you may be sure that one of them is doing the thinking.

My take on 'Lucifer' was pretty much laid down by Tom Kapinos when he wrote the original pilot script for it. I remember reading it for the first time, and I was about four or five pages in, thinking this is so funny, and I know how I would want to do this if I was going to do it.

David Tennant

I remember a conversation with my parents about who the people on the TV were, and learning they were actors and they acted out this story and just thinking that was the most fantastic notion, and that's what I want to do.

Salvador Dali

There are some days when I think I'm going to die from an overdose of satisfaction.

Walter Scott

If you once turn on your side after the hour at which you ought to rise, it is all over. Bolt up at once.

It doesn't pay to say too much when you are mad enough to choke. For the word that stings the deepest is the word that is never spoke, Let the other fellow wrangle till the storm has blown away, then he'll do a heap of thinking about the things you didn't say.

Donald Trump

I like thinking big. If you're going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.

Adolf Hitler

I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few.

Albert Einstein

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.

David Bowie

I've never responded well to entrenched negative thinking.

Jennifer Lawrence

And when I'm on set, I'm just thinking about the script and of working. I think I've stayed focused on the work so much that I haven't really noticed my life start to change except for I've gotten busier.