A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
All thinking men are atheists.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Be careful of love. It'll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is wrong.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
I do this real moron thing, it's called thinking, and I'm not a very good American because I like to form my own opinions.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.