If you think down, you will go down. If you think up, you will go up. You’ll always travel in the direction of your thinking.— T. D. Jakes
Eye-opening Thinking Deep quotations
Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.
Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on earth.
As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.
The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.
Some of the best people with whom you can have a relationship are the people who challenge your thinking.
Whatever you resist you become. If you resist anger, you are always angry. If you resist sadness, you are always sad. If you resist suffering, you are always suffering. If you resist confusion,you are always confused. We think that we resist certain states because they are there, but actually they are there because we resist them.
Great minds think alone.
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
I really do think that any deep crisis is an opportunity to make your life extraordinary in some way.
I not only think but also look and study things carefully.
When I travel around, I look at things carefully, make comparisons of what I see. I don't accept things at face value, you cannot trust what you hear or see. Don't jump to conclusions without thinking.
The Goddess doesn't enter us from outside;
she emerges from deep within. She is not held back by what happened in the past. She is conceived in consciousness, born in love, and nurtured by higher thinking. She is integrity and value, created and sustained by the hard work of personal growth and the discipline of a life lived actively in hope.
If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.
Kind words do not cost much. They never blister the tongue or lips. They make other people good-natured. They also produce their own image on men's souls, and a beautiful image it is.
I think everybody's weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.
The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.
The indoctrination is so deep that educated people think they’re being objective.
Let go of your attachment to being right, and suddenly your mind is more open.
You're able to benefit from the unique viewpoints of others, without being crippled by your own judgment.
Maybe some people just aren't meant to be in our lives forever.
Maybe some people are just passing through. It's like some people just come through our lives to bring us something: a gift, a blessing, a lesson we need to learn. And that's why they're here. You'll have that gift forever.
Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who yu are.
Some may wonder why I chose wildflowers when there are hunger and unemployment and the big bomb in the world. Well, I, for one, think we will survive, and I hope that along the way we can keep alive our experience with the flowering earth. For the bounty of nature is also one of the deep needs of man.
Famous people are deceptive. Deep down, they're just regular people. Like Larry King. We've been friends for forty years. He's one of the few guys I know who's really famous. One minute he's talking to the president on his cell phone, and then the next minute he's saying to me, Do you think we ought to give the waiter another dollar?
I like to play in the deep register. I was never a high-note specialist. My range goes from the bottom of the horn up to around C or D. High D is about it for me ... about two-and-a-half octaves, I think. But in these two-and-a-half octaves, I can say everything I have to say.
Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.
What destroys a man more quickly than to work, think and feel without inner necessity, without any deep personal desire, without pleasure - as a mere automaton of duty?
Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution.
It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.
At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person.
Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.
It is the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.
When you are failing, you are forced to be creative, to dig deep and think, night and day.
We think of photography as pictures. And it is. But I think of photography as ideas. And do the pictures sustain your ideas or are they just good pictures? I want to have an experience in the world that is a deepening experience, that makes me feel alive and awake and conscious.
Not to sound too deep or weird, but I think that the times when you really appreciate surfing are the times you're really sort of becoming one with nature. Surfing's as raw of a sport as it gets.
First think, second believe, third dream and finally dare.
You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free.
I think of myself as a doom person. I'm a worrier. But I like the idea of being an optimist. Maybe I'm the kind of optimist who deep down knows it's not going to work.
I close my eyes and I take a deep breath and I think about my life and how I ended up this way. I think about the ruin, devastation and wreckage I have caused to myself and to others. I think about self-hatred and self-loathing. I think about how and why and what happened and the thoughts come easily, but the answers don't.
Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.
Love is the expression of the one who loves, not of the one who is loved.
Those who think they can love only the people they prefer do not love at all. Love discovers truths about individuals that others cannot see
Beauty is only skin deep. I think what's really important is finding a balance of mind, body and spirit. Someone said to me not too long ago, "Until you're twenty, you have the face you are born with, and after that you have the face you deserve", and I really loved that - the idea that you wear who you are on your face.
She waited for the train to pass. Then she said, "I sometimes think that people’s hearts are like deep wells. Nobody knows what’s at the bottom. All you can do is imagine by what comes floating to the surface every once in a while.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Sometimes I'm confused by what I think is really obvious.
But what I think is really obvious obviously isn't obvious.
When you do The Work, you see who you are by seeing who you think other people are. Eventually you come to see that everything outside you is a reflection of your own thinking. You are the storyteller, the projector of all stories, and the world is the projected image of your thoughts.
Think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flames within us.
Think, in mounting higher, the angels would press on us, and aspire to drop some golden orb of perfect song into our deep, dear silence.
The books that help you most are those which make you think that most.
The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.