Thinking Quotes

Twenty years ago many chemists would have defended the theory of bond arms as a satisfactory explanation because they had become accustomed to thinking of it as unique and as ultimate.

Henry Margenau

Many years ago in a period commonly know as Next Friday Afternoon, there lived a King who was very Gloomy on Tuesday mornings because he was so Sad thinking about how Unhappy he had been on Monday and how completely Mournful he would be on Wednesday


Our best destiny, as planetary cohabitants, is the development of what has been called "species consciousness" something over and above nationalisms, blocs, religions, ethnicities. During this week of incredulous misery, I have been trying to apply such a consciousness, and such a sensibility. Thinking of the victims, the perpetrators, and the near future, I felt species grief, then species shame, then species fear.

Martin Amis

All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome.

George Orwell

We are sick with fascination for the useful tools of names and numbers, of symbols, signs, conceptions and ideas. Meditation is therefore the art of suspending verbal and symbolic thinking for a time, somewhat as a courteous audience will stop talking when a concert is about to begin

Alan Watts

It is the habit of the mind to destroy the state of awareness as quickly as possible. It does this by judging, for judging is thinking.

Barry Long

When the robot mind is mastered, undisciplined thinking ceases and is replaced by awareness. Awareness can know love.

Barry Long

Our thinking and our behaviour are always in anticipation of a response. It is therefore fear-based.

Deepak Chopra

Wine is the thinking person's health drink

Dr. Phillip Norrie

Weather means more when you have a garden. There's nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans.

Marcelene Cox

I related to his disillusionment. Thinking that he was going for this big dream. Then he kind of saw through it all at one point and went back home. Then he started a bender, which I can relate to of course.

Woody Harrelson

The politicians in this world... have at their command weapons of mass destruction far more complex than their own thinking processes

Charley Reese

Nine-tenths of our sickness can be prevented by right thinking plus right hygiene - nine-tenths of it!

Henry Miller

Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.

Winston Churchill

The commonalities of creative thinking, and the psychology of mental drive and excitement, seem to transcend the log ical differences of subject or approach.

Stephen Jay Gould
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