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Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven.

Many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

Men use thought only to justify their wrongdoings, and speech only to conceal their thoughts.

One must live the way one thinks or end up thinking the way one has lived.

One thought. fills immensity.

Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness; our wickedness from thinking on wickedness. We too are the victims of our own contemplation.

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Profundity of thought belongs to youth, clarity of thought to old age.

Sometimes people mistake the way I talk for what I am thinking.

Speaking without thinking is shooting without taking aim.

The fundamental fact about the Greek was that he had to use his mind. The ancient priests had said 'Thus far and no farther. We set the limits of thought.' The Greek said, 'All things are to be examined and called into question. There are no limits set on thought.'

The most thought-provoking thing in our thought-provoking time is that we are still not thinking.

The real offence, as she ultimately perceived, was her having a mind of her own at all. Her mind was to be his - attached to his own like a small garden plot to a deer park.

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

Think wrongly, if you please, but in all cases think for yourself.

Thinking in pictures precedes thinking in words.

Thinking is like loving and dying - each of us must do it for himself.

Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure.

Thought is the strongest thing we have. Work done by true and profound thought - that is a real force.

Three minutes' thought would suffice to find this out; . but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time.


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