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.
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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
All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking. – Friedrich Nietzsche
Life is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel. – Jean Racine
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
The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think. – Horace Walpole
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
Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That’s why it’s so hard. – David McCullough
Sometimes I sits and thinks, and sometimes I just sits… – A.A. Milne
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
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
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
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
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.
Think before you speak. Read before you think.
– Fran Lebowitz
Intellectual mind Quotes
An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself. – Camus
Closed in a room, my imagination becomes the universe, and the rest of the world is missing out. – Criss Jami
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
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 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.
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.
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
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
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
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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