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A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Keep Darwinian thinking out of cosmology, out of psychology, out of human culture, out of ethics, politics, and religion! (Quote by - Daniel Dennett)

I have a different way of thinking. I think synergistically. I'm not linear in thinking, I'm not very logical. (Quote by - Imelda Marcos)

The open mind never acts: when we have done our utmost to arrive at a reasonable conclusion, we still. . . must close our minds for the moment with a snap, and act dogmatically on our conclusions. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven. (Quote by - Edward de Bono)

I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends... that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them. (Quote by - Adlai Stevenson)

Ours is the age which is proud of machines that think and suspicious of men who try to. (Quote by - Howard Mumford Jones)

I think my greatest insecurity would just be standing in the middle of the room and having everyone watching me thinking that's what I want. If I am interesting to you because of who I am, then that's incredible. But if I'm interesting to you only because of what I am, then let's not bother, you know? (Quote by - Neve Campbell)

You're thinking of Europe as Germany and France. I don't. I think that's old Europe. (Quote by - Donald Rumsfeld)

We need people like me in the Labour party [presumably he's thinking competent] (Quote by - Alan Johnson)

I am a camera with its shutter open, quite passive, recording, not thinking. (Quote by - Christopher Isherwood)

I knew I was a winner back in the late sixties. I knew I was destined for great things. People will say that kind of thinking is totally immodest. I agree. Modesty is not a word that applies to me in any way - I hope it never will. (Quote by - Arnold Schwarzenegger)

Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I size people up. (Quote by - Max Beerbohm)

A man of action forced into a state of thought is unhappy until he can get out of it. (Quote by - John Galsworthy)

You get harnessed on it and it's like you're flying. And you're thinking, 'Does this look OK? Cross your legs!' (Quote by - Nicole Kidman)

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. (Quote by - Simone Weil)

Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. (Quote by - John F. Kennedy)

The fundamental fact about the Greek was that he had to use his mind. The ancient priests had said 'Thus far and no farther. We set the limits of thought.' The Greek said, 'All things are to be examined and called into question. There are no limits set on thought.' (Quote by - Edith Hamilton)

Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about. (Quote by - Earl Nightingale)

Doubt is not a pleasant state of mind, but certainty is absurd. (Quote by - Voltaire)

Nobody talks of entrepreneurship as survival, but that's exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking. (Quote by - Anita Roddick)

Lateral thinking is concerned not with playing with the existing pieces but with seeking to change those very pieces. It is concerned with the perception part of thinking. This is where we organise the external world into the pieces we can then ‘process’ (Quote by - Edward De Bono)

Thinking that nothing was done, if anything remained to do (Quote by - Lucanus)

A lawyer's brief will be brief, before a freethinker thinks freely. (Quote by - Augustus William Hare)

How many times have you bought something thinking it would make you happy, and found it does not? (Quote by - Gregg Easterbrook)


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