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The average man never really thinks from end to end of his life. The mental activity of such people is only a mouthing of cliches. (Quote by - H.L. Mencken)

Misery is almost always the result of thinking (Quote by - Joseph Joubert)

When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves that he isn't a man of action. Action is a lack of balance. In order to act you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking. (Quote by - James Baldwin)

For those who do not think, it is best at least to rearrange their prejudices once in a while. (Quote by - Luther Burbank)

If you're playing baseball and thinking about managing, you're crazy. You'd be better off thinking about being an owner. (Quote by - Casey Stengel)

We've got a lot of thinking and a lot of work to do and not much time to do it. (Quote by - Ricky Ponting)

I don't understand why I do what I do. I don't understand why I act anymore. But I do know that I love it, and that I find it really interesting and satisfying to enter into other worlds and explore different ways of thinking. (Quote by - Toni Collette)

I like thinking big. If you're going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big. (Quote by - Donald Trump)

I remember thinking I had got it right and was very cool [mirror mirror]. All my friends were single prince charming by adam and the ants and I thought they'd got it wrong. How embarrassing. (Quote by - Miranda Hart)

Every man who says frankly and fully what he thinks is doing a public service. (Quote by - Leslie Stephen)

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose. (Quote by - Bill Gates)

I recorded a little bit of the gaffer on my mobile phone buying 23 train tickets to get to QPR. I am thinking about what to do with the clip! (Quote by - Leon McKenzie)

Worrying is the most natural and spontaneous of all human functions. It is time to acknowledge this, perhaps even to learn to do it better. (Quote by - Lewis Thomas)

I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty... But I am too busy thinking about myself. (Quote by - Dame Edith Sitwell)

Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence. (Quote by - Thomas Szasz)

I like what the future holds. I don't like thinking about the past. (Quote by - John Cale)

People like to imagine that because all our mechanical equipment moves so much faster, that we are thinking faster, too. (Quote by - Christopher Morley)

One must live the way one thinks or end up thinking the way one has lived. (Quote by - Paul Bourget)

As long as you're going to be thinking anyway, think big. (Quote by - Donald Trump)

The forceps of our minds are clumsy things and crush the truth a little in the course of taking hold of it. (Quote by - H.G. Wells)

Analogies, it is true, decide nothing, but they can make one feel more at home. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

There is a great deal of wishful thinking in such cases; it is the easiest thing of all to deceive one’s self. (Quote by - Demosthenes)

Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking,unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book. (Quote by - Edward Gibbon)

Impartial observers from other planets would consider ours an utterly bizarre enclave if it were populated by birds, defined as flying animals, that nevertheless rarely or never actually flew. They would also be perplexed if they encountered in our seas, lakes, rivers, and ponds, creatures defined as swimmers that never did any swimming. But they would be even more surprised to encounter a species defined as a thinking animal if, in fact, the creature very rarely indulged in actual thinking. (Quote by - Steve Allen)

In politics, as on the sickbed, people toss from side to side, thinking they will be more comfortable. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)


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