46 Thinking Quotes

A collection of thinking quotes to encourage you and inspire you.

  1. One of the most efficient ways you can improve your life is by simply thinking in a more positive way. Robert Norman, Positive Thinking

  2. Positive Thinking/Thoughts is the first step to setting your mind to focus on the bright side of life. Tamara Tilleman, Postive Mental Attitude
    Positive Thinking

  3. We don't live in the feeling of our circumstances. We live in the feeling of our thinking, and our thinking is always in flux. Garret Kramer, The Path of No Resistance
    Inspirational Quotes

  4. Writing is good, thinking is better. Cleverness is good, patience is better. Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha

  5. A friend and I were talking about the control that comes with thinking life is as it should be with us in it. But the truth is, life is exactly planned. Kara Tippetts, And It Was Beautiful

  6. One of a human being’s greatest powers is our ability to use our thoughts to shape our reality and interpret events in a more empowering way. Thibaut Meurisse, Master Your Emotions
    Inspirational Thoughts

  7. We must put aside the digressive thinking and be mindful and aware of our actual emotional and physical experiences as they occur. Michael Smith, Mindfulness Meditations for Anxiety.

  8. Parents will learn that children “hear” better when they are invited to think and participate instead of being told what to think and do. And parents will learn how to model the listening they expect from their children. Jane Nelsen , Positive discipline for pre-schoolers

  9. If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done. Bruce Lee

  10. Daily positive affirmations can affect your thinking and work with your subconscious mind to bring positive changes to your life. Daniel Smith, Banned Subconscious Mind Secrets
    Words of Encouragement

  11. If you are carrying strong feeling about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present. You have to get rid of them. Les Brown

  12. Think of each failure, each heartache, and each loss in your life as a lesson in courage and resilience. Kate Anderson, 100 Positive Morning Thoughts
    Quotes on Life Lessons

  13. Worry is thinking that has turned toxic. Harold B. Walker
  14. Worry is thinking that has turned toxic. It is jarring music that goes round and round and never comes to either climax or conclusion. Harold B. Walker

  15. Now it stands to reason that a person who is thinking about a concrete and worthwhile goal is going to reach it, because that's what he's thinking about - and we become what we think about. Conversely, the person who has no goal, who doesn't know where he's going, and whose thoughts must therefore be thoughts of confusion, anxiety, fear, and worry will become what he thinks about. Earl Nightingale, How to Completely Change Your Life in 30 Seconds

  16. Your past, present and future are moulded by your thoughts. Remember - your thinking is your life's autobiography. James Borg, Mind Power 2nd edn
    Poems about Life

  17. If you could change your future and achieve all of your goals by simply thinking about it, of course it would be perfect. Joshua Pope; Michael Wozniak, Why Are You Looking At This?

  18. Habits that you have had for years can be maintained only by thinking about them in the future in the same way you thought about them in the past. Helen Mayhew, Assert Yourself

  19. I'm always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning . . . Every day I find something creative to do with my life. Miles Davis
    Quotes to Live By

  20. Thinking about the future or the past too much can wreak havoc in your life. It can keep you from enjoying the little things and joys in life. Emily MacLeod, Mindfulness

  21. Death can come at any age, but the pride of life fools a person into thinking that day is far away. John Buttrick, Fighting Temptation

  22. There is a basic law that like attracts like. Negative thinking definitely attracts negative results. Conversely, if a person habitually thinks optimistically and hopefully, his positive thinking sets in motion creative forces, and success instead of eluding him flows toward him. Norman Vincent Peale

  23. Listening is the art and practice of putting someone else's speaking, thinking and feeling needs ahead of your own. It is deliberate and thoughtful, not contrived or self-serving. It fosters emotional and intellectual reflection. It is an art, because it involves more than mere technique, and because it is very much about the communication and affirmation of feelings. Marc Wong, Thank You for Listening

  24. Always be you, never be someone else; don't pretend to like something that you don't; don't consider anyone a friend who you can't be yourself around; live your life as who you are not who you think others want you to be like. Catherine Pulsifer
    Inspirational Quotes for Kids

  25. When you change the way you think, you can change the way you feel. David D. Burns
  26. When you change the way you think, you can change the way you feel. David D. Burns, When Panic Attacks

  27. Some people assume, falsely, that just thinking about a project is not actually planning unless there are steps laid out as in the form of a plan. Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

  28. As crazy and weird as the imagination of children can be, we need to encourage that type of thinking. Even participate in imaginary events with our kids. Jason Hall, Captain Dad's Treasure Map

  29. Imaging is positive thinking carried one step further. In imaging, one does not merely think about a hoped-for goal; one "sees" or visualizes it with tremendous intensity, reinforced by prayer. Norman Vincent Peale, Positive Imaging

  30. Thinking about your New Year, about taking away all your challenges, however with each new year comes challenges but also great opportunities to learn and grow. So my wish for your New Year is one that will see you rise above the challenges that arise. Catherine Pulsifer
    New Year

  31. People spend their days worrying and thinking about the big things: acing that big test, getting that big salaried job, going on that big date. They fail to notice the sweet little things that make life so special. Robyn McComb, The #1 Rule of Happiness

  32. A positive attitude helps you cope more easily with the daily affairs of life. It brings optimism into your life, and makes it easier to avoid worries and negative thinking. Bill Mcdowell, Positive Thinking
    Positive Attitude

  33. Make every effort to change things you do not like. If you cannot make a change, change the way you have been thinking. You might find a new solution. Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter

  34. Many people resort to coaches, in order to change their life. But they make the mistake of thinking that the answer to their problems comes from the outside, and not from inside themselves. Ian Berry, Coaching: Ask Better Questions, Become A Better Coach

  35. The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking more about what he intends to say than about what others are saying, and we never listen when we are eager to speak. Francois La Rochefoucauld

  36. If you want to move to a higher level of life, you have to be willing to let go of some of your old ways of thinking and being and adopt new ones. T. Harv Eker, Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

  37. Simply put, active thinking engages the gears of the most powerful tool there is for positive change and that tool is your mind. The more your mind connects, strains, reflects, synthesizes information, actions or behaviors the more apt you are to encourage your own personal transformation or positive changes in thinking and behavior. Byron Pulsifer, How To Attract Positive Energy
    Encouraging Poems

  38. Positive thinking, simply put, can be defined as the process of taking on an optimistic lens in order to manage stress in a better manner. Jessica Minty, Codependency

  39. When we are children we seldom think of the future. This innocence leaves us free to enjoy ourselves as few adults can. The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind. Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind
    Growing Up

  40. They cannot handle the risks and stress involved in striving to be better and doing things that are not a part of their usual routine. They settle for mediocrity and familiarity and give up on their dreams and ambitions, thinking that it is better to live in the safety of their comfort zones than to live a life full of uncertainties. Jamie Becker, Start Living

  41. Positive thinking does not mean that there are zero problems, but it means that you can cope and recover more easily, while at the same time you are able to look at a brighter side of any situation. John Franz, Positive Thinking

  42. Tolerance is .... thinking It is OK that you are different from me. Cynthia Amoroso
  43. Tolerance is accepting differences in other people. It is thinking 'It is OK that you are different from me.' Cynthia Amoroso , Tolerance (Values to Live By)

  44. Don't blindly accept what everyone is saying. Think for yourself. Thomas Moore, Soul Mates
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  45. Beaches are places for recreation, contemplation, renewal and rejuvenation, communing with nature, and sometimes, while staring out to sea, thinking about our place in the universe. Orrin H. Pilkey, The World's Beaches

  46. Taking an interest in what others are thinking and doing is often a much more powerful form of encouragement than praise. Robert Martin
    Encouraging Poems

  47. When an old man gets to thinking of the years he's traveled through,
    he hears again the laughter of the little ones he knew.
    He isn't counting money, and he isn't planning schemes;
    he's at home with friendly people in the shadow of his dreams.
    Edgar A Guest, When An Old Man Gets to Thinking

  48. "Thinking" itself is a strange subject to study. It can be unsettling to learn that we don't objectively process the world, but instead that the brain interprets everything around us in its own, unique way. Ben Taylor, Thinking Basketball
    Thought of the Day

  49. The world is an opportunity to be distracted away from God or an opportunity to be reunited with God in your thinking. DavidPaul Doyle, Candace Doyle, The Voice for Love

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