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  1. Picture quote about thinking

    Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.

  2. Picture quote by Brigham Young about thought

    If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from. ⏤ Brigham Young

  3. Picture quote by Michelle Obama about thinking

    Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently. ⏤ Michelle Obama

  4. Picture quote by Maya Angelou about yourself

    The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself. ⏤ Maya Angelou

  5. Picture quote by Abraham Lincoln about preparation

    Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. ⏤ Abraham Lincoln

  6. Picture quote by Harper Lee about wisdom

    The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think. ⏤ Harper Lee

  7. Picture quote by Sayings about inspirational

    When "i" is replaced by "we", even "illness" becomes "wellness". ⏤ Sayings

  8. Picture quote by William Arthur Ward about thinking

    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjust the sails. ⏤ William Arthur Ward

  9. Picture quote by Michael Jordan about attitude

    My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength. ⏤ Michael Jordan

  10. Picture quote by Sayings about humor

    Every time you find some humor in a difficult situation, you win. ⏤ Sayings

  11. Picture quote by Margaret Mead about children

    Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. ⏤ Margaret Mead

  12. Picture quote by Paulo Coelho about memory

    It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory. ⏤ Paulo Coelho

  13. Picture quote by Sayings about thinking

    Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be. ⏤ Sayings

  14. Picture quote about importance

    It doesn't matter what you're thinking. It matters what you're doing.

  15. Picture quote by Oprah Winfrey about thinking

    If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think. ⏤ Oprah Winfrey

  16. Picture quote by Brian Tracy about mind

    What you think about most of the time is what you become. ⏤ Brian Tracy

  17. Picture quote by Bruce Lee about inspirational

    If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done. Make at least one definite move daily toward your goal. ⏤ Bruce Lee

  18. Picture quote by Isaac Asimov about writing

    Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers. ⏤ Isaac Asimov

  19. Picture quote by Swami Vivekananda about thoughts

    We are what our thougts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far. ⏤ Swami Vivekananda

  20. Picture quote by John Maxwell about thinking

    Once our minds are tattooed with negative thinking, our chances for long-term success diminish. ⏤ John Maxwell

  21. Picture quote by Albert Einstein about education

    Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think. ⏤ Albert Einstein

  22. Picture quote by Earl Nightingale about destiny

    We become what we think about. ⏤ Earl Nightingale

  23. Picture quote by C. S. Lewis about humility

    True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less. ⏤ C. S. Lewis

  24. Picture quote by John Green about people

    Just remember that sometimes, the way you think about a person isn't the way they actually are. ⏤ John Green

  25. Picture quote by Kahlil Gibran about future

    Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it. ⏤ Kahlil Gibran

What are the best thinking quotations?

Below you can read the best quotes about thinking of all times. Some of the top sayings from famous people here to read and remember. Access the best thinking quotations. Top thinking sayings on images and beautiful affirmations. Enjoy and bookmark favorite ones.

Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.


Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.

Winston Churchill

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.


Your worst enemies won't harm you as much your own unguarded thoughts.


Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.


Be realistic, demand the impossible.

Ernesto Che Guevara

Whether you think you can, or you think you can't--you're right.

Henry Ford

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make our world.


I was motivated by just thinking that if you had all this external success that everyone would love you and everything would be peaceful and wonderful.

Alanis Morissette

Self-worth comes from one thing -- thinking that you are worthy.

Wayne Dyer

If one day, my words are against science, choose science.

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

If you're going to be thinking, you may as well think big.

Donald Trump

Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.

Albert Einstein

Worry is a misuse of imagination.

Dan Zadra

If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.

George S. Patton

You can't find stupidity in the forest.

Bulgarian proverbs

Music stops you from thinking.

Peter Weir

Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen, and thinking what nobody has thought.

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.

Herman Hesse

The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.

Albert Einstein

I don't know, I think, in times where I'm really nervous, and I'm really under the pressure the worst possible outcome is for me to start thinking about it. I just do.

Shaun White

I don't think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking theres some kind of change.

Bob Dylan

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

William James

Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.

Thomas Szasz

The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.

Thomas A. Edison

There are no dangerous thoughts; thinking itself is dangerous.

Hannah Arendt

It had never occurred to me before that music and thinking are so much alike. In fact you could say music is another way of thinking, or maybe thinking is another kind of music.

Ursula K. Le Guin

Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.


There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.

Thomas A. Edison

Whoever controls the media, controls the mind.

Jim Morrison

Cogito ergo sum. (I think, therefore I am.)

Rene Descartes

Most of the mistakes in thinking are inadequacies of perception rather than mistakes of logic.

Edward De Bono

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

Herman Hesse

Less than fifteen per cent of the people do any original thinking on any subject. The greatest torture in the world for most people is to think.

Luther Burbank

I think that people need to have the courage of their convictions and not be trying to fool people into thinking that they've changed overnight.

Chris Bell

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.

Haruki Murakami

Slavery has never been abolished from America's way of thinking.

Nina Simone

Thinking isn't agreeing or disagreeing. That's voting.

Robert Frost

Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic.

Alexis Carrel

I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift.

Septima Clark

A poem might be defined as thinking about feelings - about human feelings and frailties.

Anne Stevenson

You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.

J. K. Rowling

I was thinking of writing a little foreword saying that history is, after all, based on people's recollections, which change with time.

Frederik Pohl

Jazz is the art of thinking out loud.

Barbara Januszkiewicz

If you want to be a successful runner, you have to consider everything. It's no good just thinking about endurance and not to develop fine speed.

Arthur Lydiard

I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.

Joan Didion

The funny thing is, the music that I'm writing now is probably some of the most cutting edge we've ever done. The music that I'm thinking about putting on our next album.

Charlie Daniels

Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.

Carl Sagan

Sometimes thinking too much can destroy your momentum.

Tom Watson

I was in a queer mood, thinking myself very old: but now I am a woman again -- as I always am when I write.

Virginia Woolf

Our thinking and our behaviour are always in anticipation of a response. It is therefore fear-based.

Deepak Chopra

Five percent of the people think; ten percent of the people think they think; and the other eighty-five percent would rather die than think.

Thomas A. Edison

Originality is not seen in single words or even in sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing.

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else.

Nicholas Sparks

A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.

Soren Kierkegaard

I began to realize how simple life could be if one had a regular routine to follow with fixed hours, a fixed salary, and very little original thinking to do.

Roald Dahl

A good listener is usually thinking about something else.

Kin Hubbard

True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be.

Ralph W. Sockman

The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.

David Ogilvy

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

John Locke

Reading is a means of thinking with another person's mind; it forces you to stretch your own.

Charles Scribner, Jr.

Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.

Ambrose Bierce

I'm not playing for other people; if I start thinking in those terms I would put too much pressure on myself. I play basketball because that is what I love to do.

Jeremy Lin

No, no, you're not thinking; you're just being logical.

Niels Bohr

Nothing comes merely by thinking about it.

John Wanamaker

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.

Elon Musk

Creative thinking inspires ideas. Ideas inspire change.

Barbara Januszkiewicz

My own way of thinking is to ponder long and I hope deeply on problems and for a long time which I keep away for years and years and I never really let them go.

Roger Penrose

I don't pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about.

Arthur C. Clarke

Simple can be harder than complex; you have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.

Steve Jobs

I grew up thinking of snow as a luxury you visit.

John Landis

I firmly believe in marriage. It's a real important decision that takes a lot of dedication and time. If you're thinking about divorce. You shouldn't get married.

Seth Green

Thinking so hard on her soft eyes and memories of the signs that it's over. It's over.

Jeff Buckley

I kind of entered a flow state. I've been there before while climbing. You are not thinking ahead. You are just thinking about what is in front of you each second.

Aron Ralston

I'm still constantly thinking of ideas. I don't feel 90. I think I'm about 12.

Norman Wisdom

I'm just interested in meditating on certain ideas, and I like to draw: that's my way of thinking.

Ben Nicholson

The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.

John Kenneth Galbraith

Well, I started thinking about what you were saying about how your movies need to make a profit. Now, what is the one thing, if you put it in a movie, it'll be successful?

Ed Wood

As far as thinking about death and murder and various ways of killing people and how people die... I probably have the most twisted mind in Slayer.

Tom Araya

I pray to God I get inside a girl's head one day and see what in the WORLD they are thinking.

A. J. McLean

Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hopeful thinking can get you out of your fear zone and into your appreciation zone.

Martha Beck

My room for books and study or for sitting and thinking about nothing in particular to see what would happen was at the end of a hall.

Carl Sandburg

Loyalty will not permit envy, hate, and uncharitableness to creep into our public thinking.

Bainbridge Colby

Over the years I have been kind of lazy, thinking my talent alone can do it.

Asafa Powell

So much of my poetry begins with something that I can describe in visual terms, so thinking about distance, thinking about how life begins and what might be watching us.

Tracy K. Smith

The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.

Theodor Adorno

I've had women tell me that when their daughters see them taking care of themselves, and being defined from within, and thinking for themselves instead of thinking about that silly culture out there, it's powerful modeling.

Naomi Judd

I don't like reading things that people say on the Internet because I know so much of it is not true. I don't want to waste my time worrying about what other people are thinking. I just want to focus on being able to do cool projects.

Lily Collins

Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.

Wallace Stevens

Athletes have to be confident and I am thinking like that.

Haile Gebrselassie

I don't find Hollywood interesting, so I'm thinking of studying architecture instead.

Hayden Christensen

I grew up thinking that if I wanted to go be prime minister, I could.

Caroline Rhea

I was thinking that when I have children, that I should always dress as a character for them, so they think their mom is Alice in Wonderland or Cinderella.

Gwen Stefani

Dreams don't have deadlines. I'm thinking of doing bigger and better things and having more fun with it.

LL Cool J

Quit thinking that you must halt before the barrier of inner negativity. You need not. You can crash through... whatever we see a negative state, that is where we can destroy it.

Vernon Howard

Thinking you're immortal is weirdly similar to being immortal.

Doug Coupland

Thinking of disease constantly will intensify it. Feel always 'I am healthily in body and mind'.

Swami Sivananda

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.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

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