Thinking For Yourself Quotes

Quotes tagged as "thinking-for-yourself" (showing 1-25 of 25)
Piet Hein

Some people cower
and wince and shrink,
owing to fear of
what people may think.
There is one answer
to worries like these:
people may think
what the devil they please.”
Piet Hein

“Being your true self can only come from separating your thinking from crowd mentality.”
Edmond Mbiaka

“7 keys to getting more things done:
1 start
2 dont make excuses
3 celebrate small steps
4 ignore critics
5 be consistent
6 be open
7 stay positive”
Germany Kent
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Bohdi Sanders
“Think for yourself at all times.”
Bohdi Sanders, Modern Bushido: Living a Life of Excellence

“Your thoughts have the power to control; our being, our emotions, and the way we view the world that surrounds us. If you don't constantly re-think what you think of on a daily basis, how do you ever expect to evolve into a being of; wisdom, truth, understanding, love, and above all, to be there for others?”
Martin R. Lemieux

Frances Hardinge
“If you want someone to tell you what to think," the phantom answered briskly, without looking up, "you will never be short of people willing to do so.”
Frances Hardinge, Fly by Night

Witold Gombrowicz
“Listen, nitwit, what good will it do you to know whether I am "sincere" or "insincere"? What does this have to do with whether or not my thoughts are right? I can utter a soaring truth "insincerely" and say the stupidest thing "sincerely". Learn to judge the thought independently of who says it or how.”
Witold Gombrowicz, Diary

Ellen Bass
“Thinking for yourself and making your own decisions can be frightening. Letting go of other people’s expectations can leave you feeling empty for a time. And yet seeing yourself as an independent adult who can stand up for your own choices frees you to accept yourself as you are.”
Ellen Bass, The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Dorothy Dunnett
“Think for yourselves for a change. You've been pedlars: go and be merchants. You've been mercenaries: go and find something of your own to defend. You've finished teething and there's the world: crack it open if you can.”
Dorothy Dunnett, The Game of Kings

Witold Gombrowicz
“Average intelligence loves blinders, which facilitate an even trot; but a brisker and livelier intelligence desires uncertainty, risk, a play of more deceptive and elusive forces...where one can preserve flight, pride, joke, confession, rapture, play, struggle.”
Witold Gombrowicz, Diary

“Every pundit who exhorts you to "think for yourself" really wants you to think like them.”
Marty Rubin

“Each person is chargeable with the essential task to make his or her thought processes as refined as possible. Every person must declare what important distinctions will allow him or her to live a vivid and reflection filled life.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

John   Kramer
“Every manmade disaster begins when one man thinks for another. However benevolent they begin, the ultimate outcome is tyranny.”
John Kramer, Blythe

Rene Denfeld
“This got me thinking - if there are things inside us too tiny to see, might there be things outside us too big to believe?”
Rene Denfeld, The Enchanted

Clifton Hill
“When everyone thinks something is true, it does not make it anything more than effective marketing.”
Clifton Hill

Madeleine Brent
“When are you going to stop thinking about things that don't matter and start thinking about what lies ahead for you?”
Madeleine Brent, Stranger at Wildings

Dan Brown
“I am not questioning God's power! It is God who gave us reason and circumspection! It is God we serve by exercising prudence!”
Dan Brown, Angels & Demons

“We all have our own way in a different thinking.”
jan jansen easy branches

“Thought moves with the different whereas silence lives inside those with the loudest voice”
Daniel Kemp