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Quotes for: to think



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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.

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He who thinks little, errs much.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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He who thinks little, errs much.

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All our dignity consists, then, in thought. By it we must elevate ourselves, and not by space and time which we cannot fill.
Let us endeavour then to think well; this is the principle of morality.”

Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Idiots: Those who do not think like us.”
Gustave Flaubert - Dictionary of Received Ideas
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Music is noise that thinks.”
Victor Hugo
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Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.”
Henri Bergson
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Men should strive to think much and know little.”
Democritus
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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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I think, therefore I am.”
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method
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I am the fellow citizen of every being that thinks; my country is Truth.”
Alphonse de Lamartine
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Philosophize, to think your life and to live your thoughts: for that is what philosophy is.”
André Comte-Sponville
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To act is easy, to think is hard; to act according to our thought is troublesome.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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People should not worry so much about what they do but rather about what they are.”
Meister Eckhart
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He who has thought most deeply loves what is most alive.”
Friedrich Hölderlin
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A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion.”
Alan Watts
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Sometimes I think. Sometimes I am.”
Paul Valéry - Tel quel
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I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.”
Pablo Picasso
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Unthinking people are like sleepwalkers.”
Hannah Arendt
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Everything clever has already been thought; we must only try to think it again.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Maxims and Reflections
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The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts, but the training of the mind to think.”
Albert Einstein
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One cannot prevent people from thinking what they please.”
Friedrich Schiller
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It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be ... This, in turn, means that our statesmen, our businessmen, our everyman must take on a science fictional way of thinking.”
Isaac Asimov
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We all have a tendency to think that the world must conform to our prejudices. The opposite view involves some effort of thought, and most people would die sooner than think — in fact they do so.”
Bertrand Russell
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The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.”
Gabrielle Chasnel, dîte Coco Chanel
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What I propose, therefore, is very simple: it is nothing more than to think what we are doing.”
Hannah Arendt
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Certainly thinking is pleasant, but the pleasure of thinking must be subordinated to the art of making decisions.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Propos sur le bonheur
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We seldom think of what we have, but always of what we lack.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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Science does not think and cannot think; indeed, that is what constitutes its chance, that which secures its own way of proceeding.”
Martin Heidegger
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