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Thoughts And Thinking Quotes

We think in generalities, but we live in detail.

Author: Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947)

Profession: British Mathematician, Philosopher

Thinking is the most unhealthy thing in the world, and people die of it just as they die of any other disease. Fortunately, in England at any rate, thought is not catching. Our splendid physique as a people is entirely due to our national stupidity.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

Everyone has to learn to think differently, bigger, to open to possibilities.

Author: Oprah Winfrey (1954)

Profession: American TV Personality, Producer, Actress, Author

In order to be able to set a limit to thought, we should have to find both sides of the limit thinkable (i.e. we should have to be able to think what cannot be thought).

Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951)

Profession: Austrian Philosopher

A man's thinking goes on within his consciousness in a seclusion in comparison with which any physical seclusion is an exhibition to public view.

Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951)

Profession: Austrian Philosopher

We all indulge in the strange, pleasant process called thinking, but when it comes to saying, even to someone opposite, what we think, then how little we are able to convey! The phantom is through the mind and out of the window before we can lay salt on

Author: Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)

Profession: British Novelist, Essayist

To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing.

Author: Eva Young