94+ Best Thinking Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Thinking is the action of using one’s mind to produce thoughts. Inspirational thinking quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

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Most Famous Thinking Quotes

When I think of you, I think of kindness, wisdom, and love. Thanks for being you. Sam Crow

If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking. Benjamin Franklin

Just thought I’d let you know I’ve been thinking of you. So I thought I’d brighten up your day and bring a smile to you, praying God will touch your life in a more meaningful way and that you’ll feel the warmth of God today and every day. M.S. Lowndes

You were born with the greatest weapon in all of nature  the rational, conscious mind. Robert Greene

You’ve got a friend in me. Toy Story

To think is easy. To act is difficult. To act as one thinks is the most difficult of all. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

This is a hug from me to you, to let you know I am thinking of you. And although I have nothing to say, you know I have thought of you today.

The student reflects rarely and unconsciously. The smart reflects daily and consciously. The master let it go. Maxime Lagacé

When I was thinking of you, I realized all the positive influences you have in my life, thank you. B. Rivers

Right thinking comes with self knowledge. Without understanding yourself, you have no basis for thought. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Words fall short whenever I want to tell you how special you are to me, but all I can say is, that my world is full of smiles whenever I think of you. Natalie Anderson

There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees. Michel de Montaigne

When I find myself thinking of you, it is all the good memories that bring a smile to my face. C. Pulsifer

Think for yourself, not of yourself. Think of others, not for others. Naval Ravikant

Adult friendships are hard. Everyone is busy, and life happens. I’ve learned you gotta text people when you’re thinking of them. A simple Thinking of you, hope all is well, really goes a long way. Rob Lowe

I insist on a lot of time being spent, almost every day, to just sit and think. Warren Buffett

My heart dances with joy when I think about you. Debasish Mridha

We waste our time with short term thinking and busywork. Warren Buffett spends a year deciding and a day acting. That act lasts decades. Naval Ravikant

Do you know I never ever feel bored, never ever feel lonely, because you are always in my thoughts, morning, afternoon, and night? Mitch Cuento

We like it when other people agree with us, which is why we rarely say what we are thinking. Shane Parrish

In case you ever foolishly forget, I am never not thinking of you. Virginia Woolf

An opinion should be the result of thought, not a substitute for it. Jef Mallett

A day without you is like a day without sunshine. A life without you is like a life without music. You are the sunshine on my face and the music in my heart. Alfiya Shaliheen

Writing is not the most important thing; thinking is. But writing is probably the best way to improve your thinking. Matt Mullenweg

One day I caught myself smiling for no reason, then I realized I was thinking of you. Rahul

Every deep thinker is more afraid of being understood than of being misunderstood. Friedrich Nietzsche

I think about you constantly, whether it’s with my mind or my heart. Terri Guillemets

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

If I had a single flower for every time I think of you, I could walk forever in my garden. Claudia Adrienne Grandi

If you can think and speak and write, you are absolutely deadly, nothing can get in your way. Jordan Peterson

Words seem so feeble in moments like these. Life is so precious, and death such a thief. The depths of your pain I cannot comprehend, but I’ll stand alongside you in the darkness, my friend. Love is a bond that death cannot part. Gone from your arms, but still held in your heart. John Mark Green

As soon as you have made a thought, laugh at it. Lao Tzu

Wishing you strength for today and hope for tomorrow. Renee O’Neill

The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind. Friedrich Nietzsche

Between a million yesterdays and a million tomorrows, there’s only one today. And I would never let it pass without telling you I’m thinking of you. Mitch Cuento

New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common. John Locke

I don’t know where you are, but I miss you. I don’t know what you’re doing, but I’m thinking of you. London Mond

If you overthink you become stressed and confused. If you think too little they will think for you. Maxime Lagacé

Let us be grateful to those who make us happy, they are charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust

Anxiety is thought without control. Flow is control without thought. James Clear

Somewhere someone is thinking of you. Someone is calling you an angel. The person is using celestial colors to paint your image. Someone is making you into a vision so beautiful that it can only live in the mind. Henry Rollins

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. Albert Einstein

Sometimes me think, What is friend? and then me say, Friend is someone to share the last cookie with. Cookie Monster

Few men think, yet all will have opinions. Hence men’s opinions are superficial and confused. John Locke

Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness. Allen Ginsberg

I think too much, therefore I am not there to live my life. Thich Nhat Hanh

Barn’s burnt down now I can see the moon. Mizuta Masahide

Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so. Bertrand Russell

I can change the story. I am the story. Jeanette Winterson

Think for yourself. Some people see warnings signs when they are alone. I see warning signs in a crowd. Maxime Lagacé

Life’s journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting Holy shit what a ride! Hunter S. Thompson

As a rule, you must always reserve the right to laugh the next day at your thoughts of the previous night. Napoleon Bonaparte

There is nothing permanent except change. Herodotus

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

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Leonardo da Vinci

Thinking too little about things or thinking too much both make us obstinate and fanatical. Blaise Pascal

Ah come on, these streams of light are not so subtle. All along the ditch, signs of life in sinking puddles! Sarah Harmer

One of the painful signs of years of dumbed-down education is how many people are unable to make a coherent argument. They can vent their emotions, question other people’s motives, make bold assertions, repeat slogans  anything except reason. Thomas Sowell

I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion. Jack Kerouac

Don’t just follow people because you agree with what they think. Follow them because you’re intrigued by how they think  and how they make you think. Adam Grant

Take one step to the side and it’s all absurd. Leonard Cohen

The task is not so much to see what no one has seen, but to think what nobody has yet thought, about that which everybody sees. Erwin Schrödinger

Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Learning how to think really means learning how to exercise some control over how and what you think. David Foster Wallace

Even if you are on the right track, you’ll still get run over if you just sit there. Will Rogers

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Aristotle

Find God  he isn’t hiding from you, you’re hiding from him. Paramahansa Yogananda

Good that you ask you should always ask, always have doubts. Hermann Hesse

Don’t waste your time on jealousy, sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind. Mary Schmich

To know what people really think, observe what they do, not what they say. René Descartes

I am but a student a willing student. Rosemary Altea

We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them. Albert Einstein

I just wish people would realize that anything’s possible if you try; dreams are made possible if you try. Terry Fox

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

Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it. Anaïs Nin

Think for yourself and let others enjoy the privilege of doing so too. Voltaire

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool. Writers, alas, have to be fools in public, while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks. Erica Jong

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

Forgiveness is the most important thing. We all have to forgive what was done to us  the Irish people have to forgive. The African people. The Jewish people. We all have to forgive and understand the only way to stop the cycle of hate and abuse is not to allow yourself to get caught in it. Sinéad O’Connor

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual. Galileo Galilei

‎And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives? Kahlil Gibran

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in. Napoleon Bonaparte

Whenever you have truth it must be given with love, or the message and the messenger will be rejected. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Knowledge is real knowledge only when it is acquired by the efforts of your intellect, not by memory. Henry David Thoreau

To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive. Robert Louis Stevenson

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

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. Oscar Wilde

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

Good clothes open all doors. Thomas Fuller

Hold your council before dinner; the full belly hates thinking as well as acting. Benjamin Franklin

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. Rumi

What we think, we become. Buddha

Hope you enjoy reading this collection of powerful thinking quotes and let me know in the comment section which one will become your daily mantra.