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Picture quote about thinking

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


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


Picture quote by Maya Angelou about yourself

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


Picture quote by Michelle Obama about thinking

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


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


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


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


Picture quote by Paulo Coelho about memory

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


Picture quote by Sayings about thinking

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


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


Picture quote by Sayings about inspirational

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


Picture quote by Sayings about humor

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


Picture quote about importance

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


Picture quote by Margaret Mead about children

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


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


Picture quote by Brian Tracy about mind

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


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


Picture quote by Albert Einstein about education

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


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


Picture quote by John Maxwell about thinking

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


Picture quote by Earl Nightingale about destiny

We become what we think about. ⏤ Earl Nightingale


Picture quote by Isaac Asimov about writing

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


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


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


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


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

Voltaire, writer

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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

Winston Churchill, politician

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

Buddha, monk

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

Buddha, monk

Be realistic, demand the impossible.

Ernesto Che Guevara,

Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.

Plato, philosopher

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

Henry Ford, industrialist

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

Buddha, monk

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, musician

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

Wayne Dyer, psychologist

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

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, president

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

Donald Trump, president

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, physicist

Worry is a misuse of imagination.

Dan Zadra,

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

George S. Patton, soldier

You can't find stupidity in the forest.

Bulgarian proverbs,

Music stops you from thinking.

Peter Weir, director

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

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, scientist

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, snowboarder

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

Albert Einstein, physicist

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, singer songwriter

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, author

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

William James, philosopher

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

Thomas A. Edison, inventor

Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.

Thomas Szasz, psychologist

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

Thomas A. Edison, inventor

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

Voltaire, writer

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, writer

There are no dangerous thoughts; thinking itself is dangerous.

Hannah Arendt, historian

Whoever controls the media, controls the mind.

Jim Morrison, musician

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, environmentalist

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

Rene Descartes, mathematician

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

Edward De Bono, psychologist

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

Haruki Murakami, writer

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

Herman Hesse, author

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

Robert Frost, poet

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, scientist

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, politician

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

Nina Simone, musician

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

Septima Clark,

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

J. K. Rowling, novelist

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, writer

Jazz is the art of thinking out loud.

Barbara Januszkiewicz, artist

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, athlete

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

Anne Stevenson, poet

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

Carl Sagan, astronomer

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, musician

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, inventor

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

Nicholas Sparks, author

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, novelist

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, author

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, philosopher

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, novelist

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, author

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

Deepak Chopra, public speaker

A good listener is usually thinking about something else.

Kin Hubbard, cartoonist

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

David Ogilvy, businessman

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

John Locke, philosopher

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

Charles Scribner, Jr., publisher

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

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

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, entrepreneur

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

Niels Bohr, physicist

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, athlete

Creative thinking inspires ideas. Ideas inspire change.

Barbara Januszkiewicz, artist

Nothing comes merely by thinking about it.

John Wanamaker, businessman

Sometimes thinking too much can destroy your momentum.

Tom Watson,

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, musician

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

John Landis, actor

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, actor

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, physicist

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

Jeff Buckley, musician

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

Ben Nicholson, artist

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

Norman Wisdom, comedian

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

John Kenneth Galbraith, economist

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, director

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

Martha Beck, author

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, poet

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, musician

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

Arthur C. Clarke, writer

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

Bainbridge Colby, public servant

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

Steve Jobs, businessman

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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, leader

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, celebrity

Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.

Wallace Stevens, poet

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

Haile Gebrselassie, athlete

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

Hayden Christensen, actor

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

Caroline Rhea, comedian

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

LL Cool J, musician

The tragedy of bold, forthright, industrious people is that they act so continuously without much thinking, that it becomes dry and empty.

Brenda Ueland, writer

When my cats aren't happy, I'm not happy. Not because I care about their mood but because I know they're just sitting there thinking up ways to get even.

Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet

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, athlete

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

Swami Sivananda, philosopher

A programming language is for thinking about programs, not for expressing programs you've already thought of. It should be a pencil, not a pen.

Paul Graham, scientist

I was 7, and I remember being given a part in a play and thinking, This is exciting.

Alan Rickman, actor

In Europe the parents are included as with children. All three generations are together. I'm thinking of Italy. You go out on a Sunday afternoon and the whole family is there.

Dana Delany, actress

When you control a man's thinking you do not have to worry about his actions.

Carter G. Woodson, historian

Well, we all start thinking we're going to be Romantic rock stars, but then reality hits and you realize no one reads you but other poets.

George Murray, poet

I want to live every moment totally and intensely. Even when I'm giving an interview or talking to people, that's all that I'm thinking about.

Omar Sharif, actor

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