80+ Intellectual Thinking Quotes That Will Make You Think

I am feeling very grateful that I have read these Intellectual Thinking Quotes. These intellectual quotes really made me think. After that I came straight and started writing this post. These Quotes are amazing, you should read. This Post is for those who like to think differently.

Intellectual Thinking quotes

The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking. – Albert Einstein

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All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking. – Friedrich Nietzsche

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intellectual thinking quotes

Life is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel. – Jean Racine

intellectual thinking quotes

With school turning out more runners, jumpers, racers, tinkerers, grabbers, snatchers, fliers, and swimmers instead of examiners, critics, knowers, and imaginative creators, the word ‘intellectual,’ of course, became the swear word it deserved to be. – Ray Bradbury

I think and think and think, I‘ve thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once into it. – Jonathan Safran Foer

intellectual thinking quotes

The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think. – Horace Walpole

intellectual thinking quotes

You may believe that you are responsible for what you do, but not for what you think. The truth is that you are responsible for what you think, because it is only at this level that you can exercise choice. What you do comes from what you think. – Marianne Williamson

People don’t like to think, if one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant. – Helen Keller

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Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That’s why it’s so hard. – David McCullough

intellectual thinking quotes

Sometimes I sits and thinks, and sometimes I just sits… – A.A. Milne

intellectual thinking quotes

Five percent of the people think; ten percent of the people think they think; and the other eighty-five percent would rather die than think. — Thomas A. Edison

Stop thinking, and end your problems. – Lao Tzu

Thinking doesn’t pay. Just makes you discontented with what you see around you. – Robert A. Heinlein

We can not solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them – Albert Einstein

If you make people think they’re thinking, they’ll love you; but if you really make them think, they’ll hate you. – Harlan Ellison

When I get ready to talk to people, I spend two thirds of the time thinking what they want to hear and one third thinking about what I want to say. – Abraham Lincoln

Quiet people always know more than they seem. Although very normal, their inner world is by default fronted mysterious and therefore assumed weird. Never underestimate the social awareness and sense of reality in a quiet person; they are some of the most observant, absorbent persons of all. – Criss Jami

If you want to teach people a new way of thinking, don’t bother trying to teach them. Instead, give them a tool, the use of which will lead to new ways of thinking. – Richard Buckminster Fuller

I’ve been thinking.”
“A dangerous pursuit.”
“Indeed. – Victoria Schwab

Are you in great physical pain, or is that your thinking expression? – G.A. Aiken

Learning without thought is labour lost; thought without learning is perilous. – Confucius

When I’m in turmoil, when I can’t think, when I’m exhausted and afraid and feeling very, very alone, I go for walks. It’s just one of those things I do. I walk and I walk and sooner or later something comes to me, something to make me feel less like jumping off a building. – Jim Butcher

The spirit of the individual is determined by his dominating thought habits. – Bruce Lee

The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation, but you thoughts about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking. – Eckhart Tolle

Half the time you think your thinking you’re actually listening – Terence McKenna

We are set in our ways, bound by our perspectives and stuck in our thinking. – Joel Osteen

Thinking is a bit uncomfortable, but you’ll get used to it. A matter of time and practice. – Lloyd Alexander

…most people in the world don’t really use their brains to think. And people who don’t think are the ones who don’t listen to others. – Haruki Murakami

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it. – Henry Ford

The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking. – John Kenneth Galbraith

The problem with trying hard not to think about something was that you thought about it even more. – Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Readers are plentiful; thinkers are rare. – Harriet Martineau

Two percent of the people think; three percent of the people think they think; and ninety-five percent of the people would rather die than think. – George Bernard Shaw

Everyone can perform magic, everyone can reach his goals, if he is able to think, if he is able to wait, if he is able to fast. – Hermann Hesse

My mother said the cure for thinking too much about yourself was helping somebody who was worse off than you. – Sylvia Plath

Whenever I think of something but can’t think of what it was I was thinking of, I can’t stop thinking until I think I’m thinking of it again. I think I think too much. – Criss Jami

Thinking is the hardest work anyone can do, which is probably the reason why we have so few thinkers. – Thomas S. Monson,

I was thinking lots of things, but most of them needed to stay thoughts, not words. – Maggie Stiefvater

Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts. – Voltaire

Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. – Steve Jobs

You will always be the answer, when somebody asks me what I’m thinking about. – Lisa Brooks

We become, neurologically, what we think. – Nicholas Carr

If we do not hesitate to set sail for the deep waters of our thinking and take the time to cultivate the right words that we need to conceive and express what we feel, we can avoid many misconceptions. – Erik Pevernagie

Believing is easy, but thinking is difficult. Thinking about why we believe, this is still more complicated. – Erik Pevernagie

The thought process can never be complete without articulation. – Stephen King

The best ideas will eat at you for days, maybe even weeks, until something, some incident, some impulse, triggers you to finally express them. – Criss Jami

A conclusion is the place you get to when you’re tired of thinking. – Jill Shalvis

Do not share your thoughts with people who think that what you are thinking is not worth thinking. – Michael Bassey Johnson

Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t–you’re right.
– Henry Ford

We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.
– Santosh Kalwar

Perhaps the logical conclusion of everyone looking the same is everyone thinking the same.
– Scott Westerfeld

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
– H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Thinking is learning all over again how to see, directing one’s consciousness, making of every image a privileged place.
– Albert Camus

Why should things be easy to understand?
– Thomas Pynchon

Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.
– Steve Jobs

The only means of strengthening one’s intellect is to make up one’s mind
about nothing — to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts.
– John Keats

Facts don’t care about your feelings.
– Ben Shapiro

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The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks.
– Christopher Hitchens

Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
– Voltaire

Think before you speak. Read before you think.
– Fran Lebowitz

Intellectual mind Quotes

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.  – Camus

intellectual mind quotes

Closed in a room, my imagination becomes the universe, and the rest of the world is missing out. – Criss Jami

intellectual mind quotes

The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. A second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. A first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking. – A.A. Milne

Your mind is working at its best when you’re being paranoid. You explore every avenue and possibility of your situation at high speed with total clarity. – Banksy

intellectual thinking quotes

The only means of strengthening one’s intellect is to make up one’s mind about nothing — to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts. – John Keats

Create with the heart; build with the mind. – Criss Jami

When people will not weed their own minds, they are apt to be overrun by nettles. – Horace Walpole

The only freedom you truly have is in your mind, so use it. – M.T. Dismuke

The momentum of the mind can be vexingly, involuntarily capricious. – Gregory Maguire

Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
– John Locke

The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.
– Plutarch

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Your mind is working at its best when you’re being paranoid.
You explore every avenue and possibility of your situation
at high speed with total clarity.
– Banksy

Intellectual deep Quotes

Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change. – Michael Michalko

To paraphrase several sages: Nobody can think and hit someone at the same time. – Susan Sontag

intellectual deep quotes

The world isn’t just the way it is. It is how we understand it, no? And in understanding something, we bring something to it, no?
Doesn’t that make life a story? – Yann Martel

intellectual deep quotes

I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation, whose purposes are modeled after our own — a God, in short, who is but a reflection of human frailty. Neither can I believe that the individual survives the death of his body, although feeble souls harbor such thoughts through fear or ridiculous egotisms. – Albert Einstein

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well. – Mahatma Gandhi

The fact that life has no meaning is a reason to live –moreover, the only one. – E. M. Cioran

Why should things be easy to understand – Thomas Pynchon

If you believe that your thoughts originate inside your brain, do you also believe that television shows are made inside your television set – Warren Ellis

For this feeling of wonder shows that you are a philosopher, since wonder is the only beginning of philosophy. – Plato

Nothing is as it seems, but something is everything it is made out to be. – Carroll Bryant

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