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At a certain age some people's minds close up; they live on their intellectual fat. (Quote by - William Lyon Phelps)

A sect or party is an elegant incognito devised to save a man from the vexation of thinking. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

People aren't used to thinking of cultural forms spreading out across the full range of formal interactions - or what is called the 'text' in literary terms. (Quote by - Tony Conrad)

This planet seems to be in such sorry shape. And I can't ever think about the rest of the universe without coming back home and thinking what the implications for life here would be if we were to really have some definitive proof of extraterrestrial life. (Quote by - Ann Druyan)

When thought becomes excessively painful, action is the finest remedy. (Quote by - Salman Rushdie)

Our thinking and our behaviour are always in anticipation of a response. It is therefore fear-based. (Quote by - Deepak Chopra)

Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does. (Quote by - Allen Ginsberg)

Be Prepared... the meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise. (Quote by - Robert Baden-Powell)

What we usually find is that when people think they have a new idea or approach something for the first time, it is actually a recurrence of a line of thinking explored in the past. (Quote by - Robert Hass)

All thought is a feat of association; having what's in front of you bring up something in your mind that you almost didn't know you knew. (Quote by - Robert Frost)

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. (Quote by - Lao Tzu)

I'm afraid I tend to be thinking about things and not paying sufficient attention to one's posture, deportment and general cast of face. (Quote by - Jeremy Paxman)

The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without changing our thinking. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

Tell your friends not to think aloudUntil they swallow.~Nickelback)

Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge. (Quote by - Carl Sagan)

We shall succeed only so far as we continue that most distasteful of all activity, the intolerable labour of thought. (Quote by - Learned Hand)

A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. But the tumult soon subsides. Time makes more converts than reason. (Quote by - Thomas Paine)

He who will not reason is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not is a slave. (Quote by - William Drummond)

Data data everywhere but not a thought to think. (Quote by - Theodore Roszak)

We all sing about the things we're thinking; musicals are about expressing those emotions that you can't talk about. It works a real treat (Quote by - Anthony Head)

I believe that we're all connected to each other with an invisible spiritual thread through which we can transmit energy emissions and positive thinking. I want you to use your visualisation techniques. (Quote by - Uri Geller)

Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth, more than ruin, more even than death. Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought looks into the pit of hell and is not afraid. Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief glory of man. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

When I first met Sean [Connery] he was as charming and wonderful as I first anticipated. I left Rome thinking: even if I don't do this, at least I have had a day with Sean. (Quote by - Catherine Zeta Jones)

Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes)

The Games is a great challenge, both mentally and physically. The crowds give me butterflies just thinking about it. (Quote by - Kirsty Gallacher)


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