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There is an art of thinking

“We are a product of our thoughts.”  – Scottie Waves

“You are not a helpless victim of your own thoughts, but rather a master of your mind.” – Louise Hay

“Only allow the finest thoughts to run within your mind on this journey of greatness.” 

“A sect or party is an elegant incognito devised to save a man from the vexation of thinking.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“An idea is always a generalization, and generalization is a property of thinking. To generalize means to think.” — Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

“And these little things may not seem like much but after a while they take you off on a direction where you may be a long way off from what other people have been thinking about.” — Roger Penrose

“I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.” — Harold Kushner

“I was thinking that we all learn by experience, but some of us have to go to summer school.” — Peter De Vries

“I’m against fashionable thinking.” — Herman Kahn

“I’ve never responded well to entrenched negative thinking.” — David Bowie

“If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.”

“The fact is that if you have not developed language, you simply don’t have access to most of human experience, and if you don’t have access to experience, then you’re not going to be able to think properly.”

“Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information.” — John Erskine

“Our job is not to make up anybody’s mind, but to open minds and to make the agony of the decision-making so intense you can escape only by thinking.” — Anonymous

“Our minds are lazier than our bodies.” — François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld

“Our thinking and our behaviour are always in anticipation of a response. It is therefore fear-based.” — Deepak Chopra

“Nature gave men two ends–one to sit on and one to think with. Ever since then, man’s success or failure has been dependent on the one he uses most.” — George Kirkpatrick

“Thoughts, like fleas, jump from man to man. But they don’t bite everybody.” — Stanislaw Lec

“The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal.” — Walter Lippmann

“To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.” – Søren Kierkegaard

“Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.” – Rumi

“It is not I who am strong, it is reason, it is truth.” – Émile Zola

“If you’ve never eaten while crying you don’t know what life tastes like.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong.” – Oscar Wilde

“There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.” — Paramahansa Yogananda

“There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an art of writing.” — Clarence Day

“There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.” — Thomas A. Edison

“Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.” – Voltaire

“Thinking about the universe has now been handed over to specialists. The rest of us merely read about it.” – Mason Cooley

“Thinking begins only when we have come to know that reason, glorified for centuries, is the stiff-necked adversary of thought.” — Martin Heidegger

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