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Big Thinking Quotes


"Creativity is thinking big." - Ernie J Zelinski

"Big thinking precedes great achievement." - Wilferd Peterson

"Big thinking precedes great achievement." - Wilferd A. Peterson

"By thinking big, we can transform our world." - Benjamin Carson

"If you're going to be thinking anyway, think big!" - Donald Trump

"As long as you're going to be thinking, think big." - Donald Trump

"I like thinking big. If you're going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big." - Donald Trump

"Stop thinking you have to go to big industry to have a big life, because it's not the truth." - Meredith Brooks

"A man is as big as the measure of his thinking." - Napoleon Hill

"If people aren't calling you crazy, you aren't thinking big enough." - Richard Branson

"This 'one big plan' thinking leads to a lot of the problems we're facing." - Clara Mamet

"I've been thinking a lot about gay marriage. I'm a big supporter." - Russell Simmons

"If your life's work can be accomplished in your lifetime, you're not thinking big enough." - Wes Jackson

"The problem with Indians is that we have lost the habit of thinking big!" - Dhirubhai Ambani

"When you start thinking you're a big shot, you wash more feet." - Andy Stanley

"Where there is little thinking, there is big shaping of the people!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"As long as you are thinking, try to think about big things" - Donald Trump

"Anytime a person has Disney World in their backyard, you know they're thinking big." - Rodney Jerkins

"I'm a big believer in that old cliche of thinking globally and acting locally." - Brett Dennen

"Never let the little head do the thinking for the big head." - Anonymous

"As long as your going to be thinking anyway, think big." - Donald Trump

"If you're going to be thinking, you may as well think big." - Donald Trump

"Think Big! Expand your thinking first and your situation will soon follow." - Loral Langemeier

"I'm a big advocate of the power of positive thinking, particularly for small businesses." - Kevin Plank

"In urbanization, you think big because you are thinking decades ahead." - Kushal Pal Singh

"The big question society will have to answer is whether it wants computers thinking like humans." - David Smith

"Thinking big is only one part of being a successful entrepreneur." - Kathryn Minshew

"All of us, more than we recognize, are products of the thinking around us. And much of this thinking is little, not big." - David J

"There's no job too big to benefit from a small town person's perspective, I discovered, just as there's no town too small for thinking big." - Unita Blackwell

"Don't let small thinking cut your life down to size. Think big, aim high, act bold. And see just how big you can blow up your life." - Gary W. Keller

"If you think your obstacles are too big, they will be. Don't set limits on your life with your thinking." - Joel Osteen

"It never was my thinking that made the big money for me. It always was my sitting." - Jesse Lauriston Livermore

"If you think your obstacles are too big, they will be. Do' set limits on your life with your thinking." - Joel Osteen

"If you're not called crazy when you launch something new, it means you're not thinking BIG enough." - Linda Rottenberg

"I love movies that ask big questions but don't necessarily answer everything. I like people walking out thinking about something." - Joseph Kosinski

"You never do things thinking you will make a big statement. It just happens sometimes and you are lucky." - Nicolas Ghesquiere

"I have no problem with thinking small. Sometimes you have to think small first in order to think big." - Rahki

"Everyone starts a film thinking that it would be a big hit. But sometimes it goes haywire." - Anil Kapoor

"When I'm old I shall give up writing the big stuff and shall wander round the park thinking of songs." - George Lloyd

"You're getting to be a big boy,' I said desperately, 'it's time you started thinking about your future.' 'I'm thinking about my future,' said Sonny, grimly. 'I think about it all the time." - James A Baldwin

"Thinking nurseth thinking." - Philip Sidney

"Most everybody thinks that if I want to get big rewards I need to take huge risks. But if you keep thinking that, you're gonna be broke." - Tony Robbins

"If we allow ourselves to dwell on negatives, on hurts, on mistreatments, we will be negative thinkers. So be open to positive thinking, THINK BIG!" - Benjamin Carson

"The big lesson I learned from Hurricane Katrina is that we have to be thinking about the unthinkable because sometimes the unthinkable happens." - Mike Leavitt

"You see, I get so much fun out of thinking that I don't want to destroy this pleasant machine that makes life such a big kick." - Richard P Feynman

"Then you have a big problem, because a human is a thinking animal. If you don't think, you're not really a human." - Jostein Gaarder

"You see, I get so much fun out of thinking that I do' want to destroy this pleasant machine that makes life such a big kick." - Richard P Feynman

"I think that objects have memories. I'm always thinking that I'll go to the museum and see something and have a big memory about some other lifetime." - Kiki Smith

"We are New Yorkers. Proud citizens of the greatest city on earth. Thinking big isn't new to us. It is the very foundation of who we are." - Bill De Blasio

"I think that objects have memories. I'm always thinking that I"ll go to the museum and see something and have a big memory about some other lifetime." - Kiki Smith

"Every founder has to delude themselves into thinking, "Yes, it's going to be big. It's going to take over the world."" - Alexis Ohanian

"Everything that you know about yourself comes from thinking back, and I think I saw religion as the first big betrayal of me." - George Carlin

"'Life', said Emerson, "consists in what a man is thinking all day." If that be so, then my life is nothing but a big intestine." - Henry Miller

"We have to challenge ourselves and be innovative so as to change the world. Get to this level of thinking. No small dreams, do big things!" - Chris Oyakhilome

"The Canadian kid who wants to grow up to be Prime Minister isn't thinking big, he is setting a limit to his ambitions rather early." - Mordecai Richler

"The very best Labor governments in our nation's history distinguished themselves by thinking big and, wherever possible, resisting the temptation to overemphasise short-term political considerations." - Anthony Albanese

"I'm channelling my 14-year-old self. She's thinking about putting on her big hoop earrings and baggy pants and going to the mall downtown." - Nelly Furtado

"I keep thinking someone's gonna show up and say, 'There's been a big mistake. The guy next door is supposed to be drawing the cartoon. Here's your shovel.'" - Gary Larson

"Here in the big city people spend their time thinking about work and about money; they don't give some value to friendships and it can be depressing." - Adriana Lima

"I think sometimes Richmond, especially the House of Delegates, thinks too small... Richmond is not doing what needs to be done, forward thinking, big bold ideas." - Terry Mcauliffe

"It never was my thinking that made the big money for me. It was always my sitting. Got that? My sitting tight!" - Edwin Lefevre

"Eddie sees the big picture. He's clearly got a vision of how to make this thing the big event. And he never stops working. The minute [the tournament] is completed, he'll be thinking about next year." - Susan Collins

"Modern thinking is that time did not start with the big bang, and that there was a multiverse even before the big bang. In the inflation theory, and in string theory, there were universes before our big bang, and that big bangs are happening all the time. Universes are formed when bubbles collide or fission into smaller bubles." - Michio Kaku

"I really wanted to do something positive on the Internet. I wanted to try to get young people talking about, thinking about, life's big questions-make it cool and OK to wonder about the heart, the soul and free will and God and death and big topics like that, big human topics." - Rainn Wilson

"Accounting is a big subject and there are huge forces in play. The entire momentum of existing thinking and existing custom is in a direction that allows terrible follies to happen, and the terrible follies have terrible consequences." - Charlie Munger

"With women, you always have to make an educated decision to figure out what they're thinking. It's not one that's necessarily sympathetic, always. Of course, we're all human beings, but the gender thing is big thing. And a great thing." - Will Oldham

"Big ideas come from forward thinking people who challenge the norm, think outside the box, and invent the world they see inside rather than submitting to the limitations of current dilemmas" - T D Jakes

"Time really is one big continuous cloth, no? We habitually cut out pieces of time to fit us, so we tend to fool ourselves into thinking that time is our size, but it really goes on and on." - Haruki Murakami

"You look great," he said. It made her smile, even if it was a lie. "I'm as big as a house." He laughed. "I like houses. In fact, I'm thinking about architecture as a career." - Kristin Hannah

"I don't feel like promising big things to my fans. I'm not thinking about victory at all. I'll do my best to get on the podium at least, although I must admit I feel fairly pessimistic." - Michael Schumacher

"I've watched a lot of guys through the years, and they hold their breath until they finally win The Big One, thinking then they can exhale and chill out. You have to breathe through life, man. Have fun" - Lee Haney

"You know, I've never killed a man before. I mean I droped bombs on the enemy from the above, but never face to face. [thinking pause] I don't see what the big deal is - I really don't." - John Travolta

"I'll definitely pay attention to someone who is critiquing the artwork. But as far as someone not thinking street harassment is a big deal or that I'm being uptight? I don't think that's a valid critique." - Tatyana Fazlalizadeh

"Many of the left thinkers that really matter to me - that formed a big part of my thinking about politics and art - emphasize how capitalism is a totality, how there's no escape from it, no outside." - Ben Lerner

"Well, I was thinking. Why do I have to be a tinker? Just because some silly hammer glowed? I mean, whose to say it wasn't just some big mistake? Maybe I can just switch my talent!" - Tink

"Through my curtains I can see a big yellow moon. I'm thinking of all the people in the world who will be looking at that same moon. I wonder how many of them haven't got any eyebrows?" - Louise Rennison

"Those people work more wisely who seek to achieve good in their own small corner of the world ... than those who are forever thinking that life is in vain, unless one can. do big things." - Herbert Butterfield

"After spending many years in Wall Street and after making and losing millions of dollars I want to tell you this: It never was my thinking that made the big money for me. It always was my sitting." - Jesse Livermore

"It's not my fault I can't be like you, okay? I don't get up in the morning thinking the world is one big, shiny, happy place, okay? That's just not how I work. I don't think I can be fixed." - Lauren Oliver

"They say the shoe can always fit, no matter whose foot it's on. These days feel like I'm squeezing in 'em. Who ever wore 'em before just wasn't thinking big enough, I'm about to leave 'em with 'em" - Drake

"I have a feeling that very soon I'm going to fail very, very big. I'm going to try something and everybody's going to be like, 'What was she thinking?" - Jessica Chastain

"One of the keys to thinking big is total focus. I think of it almost as a controlled neurosis, which is a quality I've noticed in many highly successful entrepreneurs." - Donald Trump

"If we don't start thinking big about the CO2 problem, we may miss our opportunity to stop a climate runaway that will trash the habitable parts of the earth." - William H. Calvin

"What politician ever thinks beyond 4 or 5 years? But such thinking is hopelessly inadequate for the big questions that involve the fabric of the world we live in" - Simon Barnes

"Dreaming is great, but thinking big thoughts alone will not build a business, pay your bills or make you into the person you know in your heart you can be." - Robin S. Sharma

"Our first idea is a grand opening, a big launch, a press release, or major media coverage. We default to thinking we need an advertising budget. Our delusion is that we should be Transformers and not The Blair Witch Project." - Ryan Holiday

"We scientists are clever - too clever - are you not satisfied? Is four square miles in one bomb not enough? Men are still thinking. Just tell us how big you want it!" - Richard P Feynman

"It's very hard to admit that the choice of 3D technology can play an important role for the director while he's thinking about the movie. But it does play a big role." - Fedor Bondarchuk

"The big question now is who will take power in Afghanistan once the Taliban is defeated. I was thinking, how about Al Gore? He's not doing anything, he needs a job, and he's already got the beard." - Jay Leno

"The world is a very big place and there are many wonderful people in with ideas you haven't thought about. Talk to them, find out what they're thinking, so that you can be the best person you can be." - Nick Morgan

"I'm not thinking in any big thematic or conceptual terms - especially in this book [Lincoln in the Bardo] when I was trying to make the voices more active, more energetic." - George Saunders

"John F.Kennedy gave probably the greatest inauguration speech ever that first time, but I guarantee you when he first walked out there he was thinking, "Goodness gracious this is big and I better be up to the task."" - Barack Obama

"I'm very much thinking in music most of the time, but I really would love to start filming because when I was a teenager, that was my big hobby and it was always fun for me to explore that world." - Trentemoller

"It was always meant to ease out of a big radio song and flow into the next one. Don't is the bridge song in between Sing and Thinking Out Loud." - Ed Sheeran

"Jacks are home runs. So are dongs, bombs, and big flies. Baseball people express their fondness for a thing by thinking up lots of different ways to say it." - Michael Lewis

"Not to give too big of a spoiler, but I never find myself thinking, for example, Oh, remember that crazy time I stumbled on that closeted Republican candidate's sex tape?" - Kathleen Rooney

"I don't think Limbaugh has ever had children. If he did, he probably cooked them and ate them for dinner one night... Thinking it was a big chunk of lamb, or something." - Mike Malloy

"I try to do everything from thinking about big issues like how a building fits into the larger stream of architectural history to practical issues such as how it feels to navigate your way through its interior." - Paul Goldberger

"If you really want to remove a cloud from your life, you do not make a big production out of it, you just relax and remove it from your thinking. That's all there is to it." - Richard Bach

"We scientists are clever - too clever - are you not satisfied? Is four square miles in one bomb not enough? Men are still thinking. Just tell us how big you want it." - Richard Feynman

"I love thinking, I love coming up with great ideas. I just get excited. Sometimes if I get a big idea, I'm just like a kid, like I've found a new toy." - Dolly Parton

"Through my curtains I can see a big yellow moon. I'm thinking of all the people in the world who will be looking at that same moon. I wonder how many of them have' got any eyebrows?" - Louise Rennison

"You go through big chunks of time where you're just thinking, 'this is impossible - oh,this is impossible'. And then you just keep going and keep going, and you sort of do the impossible." - Tina Fey

"There's less critical thinking going on in this country on a Main Street level - forget about the media - than ever before. We've never needed people to think more critically than now, and they've taken a big nap." - Alec Baldwin

"I'm South American, and growing up in New York, I had the total stereotypical way of thinking of what Texas was about. I'm like, Texas. Big. Cows. Cowboys. Cowboy hats and cowboy boots. And barbeque." - Paula Garces

"As I was walking down the stairs, I kept thinking that the room felt like a movie theater with all your attention on this wall, so it seemed like a big challenge." - Wade Guyton

"The people who do make big discoveries are the ones who somehow manage to free themselves from conventional ways of thinking and to see the subject from a new perspective." - Anthony James Leggett

"I am not a big fan of positive thinking. The term suggests that there is something negative that you have to counteract by being positive. That is an artificial duality." - Srikumar Rao

"We took a plant that was being closed by a big company thinking there was no good use for it, and we came in with a different perspective. We bought some used equipment, as simple as we could." - Hamdi Ulukaya

"I was in the tennis bubble. I wasn't thinking about the big picture. I didn't notice what they said on television, I wasn't reading any papers. I had a coach and a manager, and they kept me in the bubble." - Boris Becker

"I have a feeling that very soon I'm going to fail very, very big. I'm going to try something and everybody's going to be like, 'What was she thinking?'" - Jessica Chastain

"I've watched a lot of guys through the years, and they hold their breath until they finally win The Big One, thinking then they can exhale and chill out. You have to breathe through life, man. Have fun." - Lee Haney

"Damien Hirst is the Elvis of the English art world, its ayatollah, deliverer, and big-thinking entrepreneurial potty-mouthed prophet and front man. Hirst synthesizes punk, Pop Art, Jeff Koons, Marcel Duchamp, Francis Bacon, and Catholicism." - Jerry Saltz

"When God created man and woman, he was thinking, 'Who shall I give the power to, to give birth to the next human being?' And God chose woman. And this is the big evidence that women are powerful." - Malala Yousafzai

"When I first got started in the late '70s, early '80s, and first was thinking about the interactive world, I believed so fervently that it was the next big thing, I thought it would happen quickly." - Steve Case

"When we started Angels & Airwaves, we wanted to produce our art on different mediums, but the film was an ambitious one because we actually didn't go into it thinking we could make a big feature film." - Tom Delonge

"I grew up in the suburbs, so I remember arriving at Waterloo and seeing Big Ben and the coloured lights on top of the Southbank Centre and thinking, 'Wow!'" - Martin Freeman

"The thing that cracks me up is how these reality characters start out thrilled and excited just to be on television, and how they move to thinking they are as big as the Friends." - Kathy Griffin

"I grew up thinking it was wonderful to be big and strong and to be able to knock down other children in the playground if I needed to. But I never felt the need." - Maeve Binchy

"Today's comics use four-letter words as a shortcut to thinking. They're shooting for that big laugh and it becomes a panic thing, using four-letter words to shock people." - Red Skelton

"I think the ears are a strange look for me. Quite big. But I loved the hair down to my shoulders. It felt right. I'm thinking of letting my hair go." - Billy Boyd

"I don't know what the big deal about Cracker Jack is. Did you ever go buy a pack of Cracker Jack, thinking you'd get a prize and find no prize in the box? (pause) Here's the pitch..." - Harry Caray

"What's important now are the characteristics of the brain's right hemisphere: artistry, empathy, inventiveness, big-picture thinking. These skills have become first among equals in a whole range of business fields." - Daniel H Pink

"I believe in businesses where you engage in creative thinking, and where you form some of your deepest relationships. If it isn't about the production of the human spirit, we are in big trouble." - Anita Roddick

"I remember wearing the big oversized baseball and basketball jerseys and Timbaland boots. I was a tomboy growing up. I recently caught a picture of myself, and I was like, 'God! What was I thinking about?'" - Drew Sidora

"You start to think bigger when you see how quickly a TV show can catch on in a whole country. That confidence, and thinking big, opened a lot of doors." - Andrew Shue

"My mother and father come from that post-Depression, middle-of-World-War -I kind of thinking that says, 'Find a practical job. You know what I mean, Mr. Big Shot? So, you can sing a song ...'" - Al Jarreau

"I remember looking at the sky and thinking that the universe is so big and it's all chaos. I call it 'the dark fear.' At any moment, the dark fear could come in." - St Vincent

"I'm a big fan of Edouard Vuillard, so I'd like anything by him - particularly a painting called 'Madame Hessel on the Sofa.' His work is realistic without being literal: I can really imagine what Madame Hessel is thinking." - Lesley Manville

"For 'The Big Wander,' I probably had ten different outlines before I made myself start writing. I would sleep on each one, thinking it was wonderful, but I would always awake perceiving some flaw." - Will Hobbs

"When we started Angels Airwaves, we wanted to produce our art on different mediums, but the film was an ambitious one because we actually didn't go into it thinking we could make a big feature film." - Tom Delonge

"I can't say I was consciously thinking of the big changes in the music business when I was writing the lyrics, but change, uncertainty, flux, impermanence - these are things I'm acutely aware of. And I enjoy facing it all." - Rivers Cuomo

"For many, negative thinking is a habit, which over time, becomes an addiction... A lot of people suffer from this disease because negative thinking is addictive to each of the Big Three - the mind, the body, and the emotions. If one doesn't get you, the others are waiting in the wings." - Peter Mcwilliams

"There is a big difference between thinking: I'm in a relationship and something's wrong. Therefore something must be wrong with the relationship. and thinking I'm in a relationship and we've got problems. This is evidence that you are different than me." - Wayne Dyer

"I am a big fan of Neil DeGrasse Tyson. He's the voice of science and scientific thinking in the United States and the world. He's the most visible proponent of scientific thinking, and he's very unflinching about it. He knows that it's correct and vouches for it in a very intelligent and very firm way, which I really appreciate." - Baron Vaughn

"Feeling alone is what most likely sparked this way of thinking. Realizing that everyone (consciously or subconsciously) feels alone too - but no matter what, we're actually ALL together - is what has helped evolve my way of thinking about it. Life feels less lonely, and that's a big obstacle to overcome." - Adam Rodriguez

"When you are producing for ABC, you are producing for a big tent network. So when you are thinking about your story lines and characters, you are thinking about broad appeal. When you are producing for a niche interest, you are producing for a different audience." - Anne Sweeney

"I'm a big, big, big techno dork." - Jonathan Nolan

"A big part of filmmaking, and a big part of the power of filmmaking, is creating characters that people fall in love with. So, those things, like the bloopers, create more reality and dimension, and the sense that these are not drawings or shadows, but they are living, breathing, thinking characters. That's the illusion." - Rob Minkoff

"We can't start with big thinking, we have to approach it little by little. Sustainability isn't going to become big right away. Each day you give yourself a little bit more responsibility. It's not ideal, but that's the only way things change, we can't just keep ignoring it." - Maria Cornejo

"But I certainly know a lot of people that existed at that level and are always kind of pining for more, always thinking that the next big break, the next opportunity, the big role are just around the corner of the next audition." - Thomas Haden Church

"I mean I think that when you've got a big brain, when you find yourself planted in a world with a brain big enough to understand quite a lot of what you see around you, but not everything, you naturally fall to thinking about the deep mysteries. Where do we come from? Where does the world come from? Where does the universe come from?" - Richard Dawkins

"Looking back on high school, I just remember specific scenarios and thinking, wow, that was such a big deal at the time, but right now it feels like it never even happened. So I guess if I can give any advice, I would just say that everything will pass, and it'll feel like it was a big deal over nothing." - Nina Dobrev

"In third grade, I had to an oral report on the state of Oregon. I brought up Big Foot sightings, and I remember there was an argument about whether or not Big Foot was valid history. Ever since then I've been thinking about how subjective history is." - Sufjan Stevens

"A creative mindset is in increasingly high demand: employers are vying for workers who are able to dream big and deliver big with the next must-have product. Creative thinking fuels innovation, it leads to new goods and services, creates jobs and delivers substantial economic rewards." - Jim Hunt

"Anger is a little thing. Hate is a little thing. Order is a little thing. Each of these little things has a major impact on the big picture. Right thinking, right action, and right response to the little things will help us conquer the big things, like injustice, inequality, poverty, and disorder. Until we are each able to conquer and master the little things in our lives, the big things will remain undone." - Iyanla Vanzant

"Dream big!" - Josh Ryan Evans

"Big results require big ambitions." - James Champy

"Big book, a big bore." - Callimachus

"Big questions get big answers." - Francis Crick



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