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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  



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.




Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Mahatma Gandhi  



Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.




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



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  



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  






Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge.
Carl Gustav Jung  






Idiots: Those who do not think like us.
Gustave Flaubert - Dictionary of Received Ideas  






Music is noise that thinks.
Victor Hugo  






Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
Henri Bergson  






Men should strive to think much and know little.
Democritus  






For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark  






I think, therefore I am.
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method  



I think, therefore I am.




I am the fellow citizen of every being that thinks; my country is Truth.
Alphonse de Lamartine - La Marseillaise de la Paix. — Réponse à M Becker  






Philosophize, to think your life and to live your thoughts: for that is what philosophy is.
André Comte-Sponville  






To act is easy, to think is hard; to act according to our thought is troublesome.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  






People should not worry so much about what they do but rather about what they are.
Meister Eckhart  






He who has thought most deeply loves what is most alive.
Friedrich Hölderlin  






Sometimes I think. Sometimes I am.
Paul Valéry - Tel quel  






I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Pablo Picasso  






Unthinking people are like sleepwalkers.
Hannah Arendt  






Everything clever has already been thought; we must only try to think it again.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Maxims and Reflections  






The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Gabrielle Chasnel, dîte Coco Chanel  






What I propose, therefore, is very simple: it is nothing more than to think what we are doing.
Hannah Arendt  






We seldom think of what we have, but always of what we lack.
Arthur Schopenhauer  






If everybody always lies to you, the consequence is not that you believe the lies, but rather that nobody believes anything any longer... And a people that no longer can believe anything cannot make up its mind. It is deprived not only of its capacity to act but also of its capacity to think and to judge. And with such a people you can then do what you please.
Hannah Arendt  






There are very many people who read simply to prevent themselves from thinking.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg  






The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts, but the training of the mind to think.
Albert Einstein  






No, no, you are not thinking, you are just being logical.
Niels Bohr






One cannot prevent people from thinking what they please.
Friedrich Schiller  






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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