If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking.— Benjamin Franklin
Devotion Thinking Alike quotations
Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.
If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.
The golden rule of conduct is mutual toleration, seeing that we will never all think alike and we shall see Truth in fragment and from different angles of vision.
Kindness in words creates confidence.
Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
The one thing ... that is truly ugly is the climate of hate and intimidation, created by a noisy few, which makes the decent majority reluctant to air in public their views on anything controversial. ... Where all pretend to be thinking alike, it's likely that no one is thinking at all.
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
What a tiresome place America would be if freedom meant we all had to think alike or be the same color or wear the same gray flannel suit! That road leads to the conformity of the graveyard!
To be different is not necessarily to be ugly;
to have a different idea is not necessarily to be wrong. The worst possible thing is for all of us to begin to look and talk and act and think alike.
When all think alike, then no one is thinking
If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.
Though we cannot think alike, may we not love alike? May we not be of one heart, though we are not of one opinion? Without all doubt, we may. Herein all the children of God may unite, notwithstanding these smaller differences.
How absurd to try to make two men think alike on matters of religion, when I cannot make two timepieces agree.
[On School Uniforms] Don't these schools do enough damage making all these kids think alike, now they have to make them look alike too? It's not a new idea, either. I first saw it in old newsreels from the 1930s, but it was hard to understand because the narration was in German.
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.
I'll tell ya, my wife and I, we don't think alike.
She donates money to the homeless, and I donate money to the topless!
It is not best that we should all think alike; it is a difference of opinion that makes horse races.
See, I believe that it is not true that different races and nations are alike.
I'm profoundly convinced that that's a total lie. I think people are different. Sardinians, for example, have stubby little fingers. Bosnians have short necks.
Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who yu are.
I think all mothers are alike, regardless of cultural background, when it comes to illogical cleaning.
Mankind are divided into sects, and individuals think very differently on religious subjects, from the purest motives; and that gracious common Parent, who loves all his children alike, beholds with approbation every one who worships him in sincerity.
When everyone thinks alike, no one thinks very much.
First think, second believe, third dream and finally dare.
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.
I've often heard the complaint from both Democrat and Republican voters alike that they hate the fact that politicians get into office and they - and they're fearful, they're fearful to make tough decisions because they think more about the next election than they do about the next-generation.
Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity, never of their husbands.
Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.
It were not best that we should all think alike.
Where all think alike there is little danger of innovation.
It frequently happens that two persons, reasoning right on a mechanical subject, think alike and invent the same thing without any communication with each other.
Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.
Weak minds think alike.
A truly common culture is not one in which we all think alike, or in which we all believe that fairness is next to godliness, but one in which everyone is allowed to be in on the project of cooperatively shaping a common way of life.
The wren and the nightingale sound nothing alike, but think how dull the world would be without the songs of both birds.-Miss Kanagawa
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
I set out to show that there exists single creative activity,which is displayed alike in the arts and in the sciences.It is wrong to think of science as a mechanical record of facts, and it is wrong to think of the arts as remote and private fancies. What makes each human, what makes them universal, is the stamp of the creative mind.
Great minds think alike.
I realized early on that the academy and the literary world alike - and I don't think there really is a distinction between the two - are always dominated by fools, knaves, charlatans and bureaucrats.
Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrating it for everything that it is.
When all men think alike, no one thinks very much.
And I think that that emphasis on keeping a family together, alike, I think it's important.
Great minds think alike because a greater Mind is thinking through them.
If there's just one kind of folks, why can't they get along with each other? If they're all alike, why do they go out of their way to despise each other? Scout, I think I'm beginning to understand something. I think I'm beginning to understand why Boo Radley's stayed shut up in the house all this time. It's because he wants to stay inside.
I sometimes think that perhaps our minds are too weak to grasp joy or sorrow except in small things...In the big things joy and sorrow are just alike - overwhelming. At least, we only get them bit by bit, in tiny flashes - in waves - that our minds can't stand for very long. p 199