No accurate thinker will judge another person by that which the other person's enemies say about him.
All of the great mastermind thinkers throughout history have known that we become our thoughts.
The success of great scholars and thinkers is commonly a courtier-like success, not kingly, not manly.
The reason there are so few good talkers in public is that there are so few thinkers in private.
The most original sin is not the thinker's but the poet's.
The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look like independent thinkers.
A thought transfixed me: for the first time in my life, I saw the truth as it is set into song by so many poets, proclaimed as the final wisdom by so many thinkers. The truth - that love is the ultimate and the highest goal to which man can aspire.
Those thinkers who cannot believe in any gods often assert that the love of humanity would be in itself sufficient for them; and so, perhaps, it would, if they had it.
Man is a slow, sloppy and brilliant thinker; the machine is fast, accurate and stupid.
Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.
No one can be a great thinker who does not recognize that as a thinker it is his first duty to follow his intellect to whatever conclusions it may lead.
The how thinker gets problems solved effectively because he wastes no time with futile ifs.
The practice of medicine is a thinker's art the practice of surgery a plumber's.
Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.
The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction.
Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal.
My new favorite quote is, Feed kids Cokes and french fries and you get an obesity crisis. Feed them mental junk food and you get non-readers and poor thinkers.
Good thinkers always prime the pump of ideas.
They always look for things to get the thinking process started, because what you put in always impacts what comes out.
This imputation of inconsistency is one to which every sound politician and every honest thinker must sooner or later subject himself. The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinion.
I am actually not at all a man of science, not an observer, not an experimenter, not a thinker. I am by temperament nothing but a conquistador
One is rarely an impulsive innovator after the age of sixty, but one can still be a very fine orderly and inventive thinker. One rarely procreates children at that age, but one is all the more skilled at educating those who have already been procreated, and education is procreation of another kind.
It is certainly safe, in view of the movement to the right of intellectuals and political thinkers, to pronounce the brain death of socialism.
Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker.
Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost.
It seems safe to say that significant discovery, really creative thinking, does not occur with regard to problems about which the thinker is lukewarm.
The practice of medicine is a thinker's art, the practice of surgery a plumber s.
The dreamer whose dreams are non-utilitarian has no place in this world.
In this world the poet is anathema, the thinker a fool, the artist an escapist, the man of vision a criminal.
We are shaped by each other. We adjust not to the reality of a world, but to the reality of other thinkers.