Thinking Out Of The Box Quotes

Faith is an oasis in the heart which can never be reached by the caravan of thinking

Kahlil Gibran

Electricity is the strain or tension set up by the two opposing desires of universal Mind thinking: the desire for balanced action and the desire for rest.

Walter Russell

It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.

Brooks Atkinson

My interest in desperation lies only in that sometimes I find myself having become desperate; Very seldom do I start out that way; I can see of course that, in the abstract, thinking and all activity is rather desperate

Willem de Kooning

One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others.

Moliere

No man ever looks at the world with pristine eyes. He sees it edited by a definite set of customs and institutions and ways of thinking.

Ruth Benedict

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Lao Tzu

Your friends praise your abilities to the skies, submit to you in argument, and seem to have the greatest deference for you; but, though they may ask it, you never find them following your advice upon their own affairs; nor allowing you to manage your own, without thinking that you should follow theirs. Thus, in fact, they all think themselves wiser than you, whatever they may say.

Lord Melbourne

If you want to "get in touch with your feelings," fine, talk to yourself. We all do. But if you want to communicate with another thinking human being, get in touch with your thoughts.

William Safire

A great many college graduates come here thinking of lawyers as social engineers arguing the great Constitutional issues

Archibald Cox

Reading is a means of thinking with another person's mind; it forces you to stretch your own.

Charles Scribner, Jr.

Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

After reading all that has been written, and after thinking all that can be thought, on the topics of God and the soul, the man who has a right to say that he thinks at all, will find himself face to face with the conclusion that, on these topics, the most profound thought is that which can be the least easily distinguished from the most superficial sentiment.

Edgar Allan Poe

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

Deepak Chopra

Religion is fundamentally opposed to everything I hold in veneration - courage, clear thinking, honesty, fairness, and above all, love of the truth

Henry Louis Mencken

All these weddings, all these years, all that blasted salmon and Champagne and here I am on my own wedding day, and I am... eh... em... eh... still thinking.

Charles

Of course, this is the season to be jolly, but it is also a good time to be thinking about those who aren't.

Helen Valentine

Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different

Albert Szent-Goygyi

The quicker we humans learn that saving open space and wildlife is critical to our welfare and quality of life, maybe we'll start thinking of doing something about it

Jim Fowler

Science cannot stop while ethics catches up - and nobody should expect scientists to do all the thinking for the country

Elvin Stackman

In order to act, you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.

Georges Clemenceau

Logic teaches rules for presentation, not thinking.

Mason Cooley

Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.

Ambrose Bierce

Fuzzy thinking leads to hesitancy in acting. Clear thinking makes it easier to act boldly and consistently.

Steve Pavlina

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