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A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
William James

Act quickly, think slowly.
Germaine Greer

All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Albert Einstein

He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.

I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it.
Terry Pratchett

If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you; But if you really make them think, they'll hate you.
Don Marquis

In America we can say what we think, and even if we can't think, we can say it anyhow.
Charles Kettering

The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
B. F. Skinner

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

There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.
William Shakespeare

Thinking doesn't pay. Just makes you discontented with what you see around you.
Robert Heinlein /Stranger in a Strange Land/

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

Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
John F. Kennedy

We only think when we are confronted with problems.
John Dewey

What we think, we become.

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