Thinking Quotes SMS Collection

Believing is easier than thinking hence so

Believing is easier than thinking.  Hence so many more believers than thinkers.  ~Bruce Calvert

People demand freedom of speech as a

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.  ~Soren KierkegaardPCR

Men fear thought as they nothing else

Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth, more than ruin, more even than death.  Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and

Chi wen tzu always thought three times

Chi Wen Tzu always thought three times before taking action.  Twice would have been quite enough.  ~Confucius, AnalectsMBT

We spend our days in deliberating and

We spend our days in deliberating, and we end them without coming to any resolve.  ~L’Estrange

Some people get lost in thought because

Some people get lost in thought because it’s such unfamiliar territory.  ~G. BehnThe only reason some people get lost in thought is because it’s

Some people do not become thinkers simply

Some people do not become thinkers simply because their memories are too good.  ~Friedrich Wilhelm NietzschePMB

For those who do not think it

For those who do not think, it is best at least to rearrange their prejudices once in a while.  ~Luther BurbankSS; CUL

Men who borrow their opinions can never

Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts.  ~George Savile, Marquess de Halifax, Miscellaneous Thoughts and ReflectionsPMB

From restless thoughts that like a deadly

From restless thoughts, that, like a deadly swarm Of hornets arm’d, no sooner found alone, But rush upon me thronging. ~John Milton

One cannot think crooked and walk straight

One cannot think crooked and walk straight.  ~Author Unknown

No amount of energy will take the

No amount of energy will take the place of thought.  A strenuous life with its eyes shut is a kind of wild insanity.  ~Henry

The trouble with most people is that

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.  ~Will Durant

Sometimes i think and other times am

Sometimes I think and other times I am.  ~Paul Valéry, Variété: Cantiques spirituels, 1924WLBUQ

Reading without reflecting is like eating digesting

Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.  ~Edmund Burke

You and i are not what we

You and I are not what we eat; we are what we think.  ~Walter Anderson, The Confidence Course, 1997, ch1

You cannot plough a field by turning

You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.  ~Author Unknown

Its crazy how you can get yourself

It’s crazy how you can get yourself in a mess sometimes and not even be able to think about it with any sense and

Thinking in its lower grades is comparable

Thinking in its lower grades is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry.  ~Havelock Ellis, The

Nothing is more conducive to peace of

Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all.  ~G.C. LichtenbergFD

Brain n an apparatus with which we

Brain, n.  An apparatus with which we think that we think.  ~Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary

What luck for rulers that men do

What luck for rulers, that men do not think.  ~Adolph Hitler

Our minds are lazier than our bodies

Our minds are lazier than our bodies.  ~François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Maxims, 1678, no. 487; PMB

It is well for people who think

It is well for people who think, to change their minds occasionally in order to keep them clean.  ~Luther BurbankCUL

Belief is when someone else does the

Belief is when someone else does the thinking.  ~Buckminster Fuller, 1972

A sect or party is an elegant

A sect or party is an elegant incognito devised to save a man from the vexation of thinking.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men can live without air a few

Men can live without air a few minutes, without water for about two weeks, without food for about two months – and without a

Few people think more than two or

Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once a week. 

Never be afraid to sit awhile and

Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.  ~Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun

I like to think of thoughts as

I like to think of thoughts as living blossoms borne by the human tree.  ~James DouglasCUL

We use 10 of our brains imagine

We use 10% of our brains.  Imagine how much we could accomplish if we used the other 60%.  ~Ellen Degeneresrdqq, the beginning