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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Thinking:

Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts.
~ George Savile, Marquess de Halifax, Miscellaneous Thoughts and Reflections.

Most people would die sooner than think; in fact, they do.
~ Bertrand Russell Quotes.

Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.
~ Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun.

No amount of energy will take the place of thought. A strenuous life with its eyes shut is a kind of wild insanity.
~ Henry Van Dyke.

No matter where you go or what you do, you live your entire life within the confines of your head.
~ Terry Josephson.

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
~ Voltaire Quotes.

Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
~ Edmund Burke Quotes.

Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all.
~ G.C. Lichtenberg.

Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
~ Carl Jung Quotes.

Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information.
~ John Erskine.

Our job is not to make up anybody's mind, but to open minds and to make the agony of the decision-making so intense you can escape only by thinking.
~ Author Unknown.

Our minds are lazier than our bodies.
~ François de La Rochefoucauld Quotes, Maxims, 1678.

Ours is the age which is proud of machines that think and suspicious of men who try to.
~ Howard Mumford Jones.

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
~ Soren Kierkegaard.

Physiological response to thinking and to pain is the same; and man is not given to hurting himself.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

Some people do not become thinkers simply because their memories are too good.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes.

Some people get lost in thought because it's such unfamiliar territory.
~ G. Behn.

Sometimes I think and other times I am.
~ Paul Valéry, Variété: Cantiques spirituels, 1924.

Tell your friends not to think aloud Until they swallow.
~ Nickelback, Leader of Men.

The average man never really thinks from end to end of his life. The mental activity of such people is only a mouthing of clichés.
~ H.L. Mencken, Prejudices, 1925.

The forceps of our minds are clumsy things and crush the truth a little in the course of taking hold of it.
~ H.G. Wells Quotes.

...the thoughtful excitement of lonely rambles, of gardening, and of other like occupations, where the mind has leisure to must during the healthful activity of the body, with the fresh and wakeful breezes blowing round it...
~ Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827.

The thoughts that come often unsought, and, as it were, drop into the mind, are commonly the most valuable of any we have.
~ John Locke, 16 May 1699.

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.
~ Will Durant.

The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without changing our thinking.
~ Albert Einstein Quotes.

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