200+ Best Thinking Quotes And Sayings

These quotes will help you discover your own thoughts and the kind of thinking you want to be doing. If you are someone who can’t make up their mind, has trouble making decisions, or isn’t sure what to think, these quotes about thinking are for you. They will take you on a journey through the ups and downs of being a thinker, helping you to understand that it’s okay not to have all the answers.

...and you drink a little too much and try a...
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...and you drink a little too much and try a little too hard. And you go home to a cold bed and think, 'That was fine'. And your life is a long line of fine. Gillian Flynn
The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but...
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The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think. Horace Walpole
Life is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy...
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Life is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel. Jean Racine
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Don't JustDon't just learn, experience. Don't just read, absorb. Don't just change, transform. Don't just relate, advocate. Don't just promise, prove. Don't just criticize, encourage. Don't just think, ponder. Don't just take, give. Don't just see, feel. Don’t just dream, do. Don't just hear, listen. Don't just talk, act. Don't just tell, show. Don't just exist, live. Roy T. Bennett
Closed in a room, my imagination becomes the universe, and...
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Closed in a room, my imagination becomes the universe, and the rest of the world is missing out. Criss Jami
The fact that life has no meaning is a reason...
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The fact that life has no meaning is a reason to live --moreover, the only one. Emil M. Cioran
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Life is an experimental journey undertaken involuntarily. It is a journey of the spirit through the material world and, since it is the spirit that travels, it is the spirit that is experienced. That is why there exist contemplative souls who have lived more intensely, more widely, more tumultuously than others who have lived their lives purely externally. Fernando Pessoa
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People don’t like to think, if one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant. Helen Keller
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In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present. Lao Tzu
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Don't be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Steve Jobs
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That's what I do. Watch movies and read. Sometimes I even pretend to write, but I'm not fooling anyone. Oh, and I go to the mailbox. Nicole Krauss
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When we are mired in the relative world, never lifting our gaze to the mystery, our life is stunted, incomplete; we are filled with yearning for that paradise that is lost when, as young children, we replace it with words and ideas and abstractions - such as merit, such as past, present, and future - our direct, spontaneous experience of the thing itself, in the beauty and precision of this present moment. Peter Matthiessen
The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is...
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The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it. Terry Pratchett
Poirot,
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Poirot, " I said. "I have been thinking."" An admirable exercise my friend. Continue it. Agatha Christie
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Sometimes I think it is a great mistake to have matter that can think and feel. It complains so. By the same token, though, I suppose that boulders and mountains and moons could be accused of being a little too phlegmatic. Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
No brain at all, some of them [people], only grey...
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No brain at all, some of them [people], only grey fluff that's blown into their heads by mistake, and they don't Think. A.a. Milne
How ghastly for her, people actually thinking, with their brains,...
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How ghastly for her, people actually thinking, with their brains, and right next door. Oh, the travesty of it all. Gail Carriger
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I’ve been thinking.” “A dangerous pursuit.” “Indeed. Victoria Schwab
We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything...
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We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking. Santosh Kalwar
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Doubt as sin. – Christianity has done its utmost to close the circle and declared even doubt to be sin. One is supposed to be cast into belief without reason, by a miracle, and from then on to swim in it as in the brightest and least ambiguous of elements: even a glance towards land, even the thought that one perhaps exists for something else as well as swimming, even the slightest impulse of our amphibious nature – is sin! And notice that all this means that the foundation of belief and all reflection on its origin is likewise excluded as sinful. What is wanted are blindness and intoxication and an eternal song over the waves in which reason has drowned. . Friedrich Nietzsche