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"I think in many ways narrow minded-attitudes lead to extreme thinking." - Dalai Lama

"I'm constantly thinking about trying to piece together collaborators... All disciplines can be narrow..." - Judith Weir

"In a narrow circle the mind grows narrow. The more one expands, the larger their aims." - Friedrich Schiller

"We now have no record of these famous stage plays, so it turned out to be very narrow-minded thinking." - Debbie Reynolds

"Could it be we stifle our children's genius by languaging them too quickly away from their hearts and into the straight and narrow confines of linear thinking?" - Victor Villasenor

"Thinking men and women the world over are beginning to realize that patriotism is too narrow and limited a conception to meet the necessities of our time." - Emma Goldman

"A good work can be communicated across languages ... [provided one does not] fall into the trap of narrow-minded nationalistic or chauvinistic thinking." - Gao Xingjian

"Our thinking tends to be hazy, hasty, narrow, or sprawling-causal terms for impulsive. Just like anything else, thinking skills require upkeep. If they aren't nourished, they'll fade away." - David Perkins

"Narrow waists and narrow minds go together." - Nicolas Chamfort

"what were you thinking?" - Erin Hunter

"Lo! on a narrow neck of land, 'Twixt two unbounded seas, I stand. Secure, insensible." - Charles Wesley

"A narrow vision is divisive, a broad vision expansive. But a divine vision is all-inclusive." - Tejomayananda

"We who walk the narrow line have stood for free thinking for thousands of years. Let us continue balancing within the world as we try to understand the space between." - Dean Potter

"With a bit of luck, his life was ruined forever. Always thinking that just behind some narrow door in all of his favorite bars, men in red woolen shirts are getting incredible kicks from things he"ll never know." - Hunter S Thompson

"With a bit of luck, his life was ruined forever. Always thinking that just behind some narrow door in all of his favorite bars, men in red woolen shirts are getting incredible kicks from things he'll never know." - Hunter S Thompson

"The second-hand artist blindly following his sensei or sifu accepts his pattern. As a result, his action is and , more importantly, his thinking become mechanical. His responses become automatic, according to set patterns, making him narrow and limited." - Bruce Lee

"My entire life has been spent thinking about this game. That's pretty narrow... I don't view myself as a person who's well-versed in very many subjects. I'm not proud of that." - Bill Parcells

"To understand our own thinking is to understand all thinking." - Byron Katie

"Deep breathing brings deep thinking and shallow breathing shallow thinking." - Elsie Lincoln Benedict

"If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking." - George S Patton

"Everything hangs on one's thinking." - Seneca the Younger

"Design is thinking made visual." - Saul Bass

"Writing is thinking on paper." - William Zinsser

"Fear overrides all rational thinking" - Greg Secker

"Your thinking creates your reality." - Robin S. Sharma

"Thinking differently is my strength." - Carine Roitfeld

"Music stops you from thinking." - Peter Weir

"Dualistic thinking is a sickness." - Laozi

"Kindness in thinking creates profoundness." - Laozi

"A man's mind grows narrow in a narrow place." - Samuel Johnson

"Wedlock is a narrow business." - Sally O'Reilly

"No,you're officially banned from listening to us. Or thinking about this. Or even thinking about thinking about this, understand?" - Kiersten White

"Insomnia is a gross feeder. It will nourish itself on any kind of thinking, including thinking about not thinking." - Clifton Fadiman

"Positive thinking is hard. Worth it, though." - Seth Godin

"Of course everybodys thinking evolves over time." - Meles Zenawi

"Emotion and thinking are not distinct substances." - Lucrecia Martel

"Group action - yes; group thinking - no" - Norman Lamm

""Thinking" is not something we talk about." - Joseph Barrell

"Using cliches is a substitute for thinking" - George Orwell

"Sid Vicious is a thinking man's wrestler!" - Larry Zbyszko

"Social thinking dilutes most personal power." - Steve Maraboli

"There's nothing more debauched than thinking." - Wislawa Szymborska

"Thinking is a momentary dismissal of irrelevancies." - Buckminster Fuller

"Diversity: the art of thinking independently together." - Malcolm Forbes

"I'm always thinking 'Don't mess this up.'" - Jennette Mccurdy

"I want to get people thinking." - James De La Vega

"Nothing comes merely by thinking about it." - John Wanamaker

"Of course everybody's thinking evolves over time." - Meles Zenawi

"Thinking about death... clarifies your life!" - Candy Chang

"Negative thinking definitely attracts negative results." - Norman Vincent Peale

"NASA should start thinking about this planet." - Wally Schirra

"Thinking you're a genius is death." - John Jeremiah Sullivan

"Animals are thinking, feeling creatures. They're sensitive." - Loretta Swit

"Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence." - Thomas Szasz

"I can no longer live by thinking." - William Shakespeare

"I have been guilty of wrong thinking." - Anne Hutchinson

"One works without thinking how to work." - Jasper Johns

"We must never underestimate our power to be wrong when talking about God, when thinking about God, when imagining God, whether in prose or in poetry. A generous orthodoxy, in contrast to the tense, narrow, or controlling orthodoxies of so much of Christian history, doesn't take itself too seriously. It is humble. It doesn't claim too much. It admits it walks with a limp." - Brian D. McLaren

"People think of my entire image as a kid who lives a straight and narrow life, so I can feel myself not being able to act comfortably. I've been thinking that I want to go through some different life experiences and have been learning a lot while living with my other members." - Seohyun

"And that's what innocence is. It's simple and trusting like a child, not judgmental and committed to one narrow point of view. If you are locked into a pattern of thinking and responding, your creativity gets blocked. You miss the freshness and magic of the moment. Learn to be innocent again, and that freshness never fades." - Michael Jackson

"The heart becomes wide by forgetting self, but narrow by thinking of the self and pitying one's self. To gain a wide and broad heart you must have something before you to look upon, and to rest your intelligence upon - and that something is the God-ideal." - Hazrat Inayat Khan

"When I was doing theater in the 1950's, 60's and 70's we weren't allowed to film any of the shows that I did, it was against union rules. It was a stupid law, because so much is lost. We now have no record of these famous stage plays, so it turned out to be very narrow-minded thinking." - Debbie Reynolds

"I grew up thinking the best job in the world would be a Jedi and being a psychologist is the closest thing I could get, so I wanted to be a Jedi and I don't want to be a Sith, so that is what keeps me on the straight and narrow." - John Amaechi

"Mr. Collins is a conceited, pompous, narrow-minded, silly man; you know he is, as well as I do; and you must feel, as well as I do, that the woman who married him cannot have a proper way of thinking." - Jane Austen

"Over the years, I think I've matured in my spiritual evolution and development to understand a bit more than the narrow religious thinking - to move beyond that through a sort of perfection of the grandiose nature of the universe, and how perfect it is it in its sense and how satisfied we should all be in our place in that." - Buzz Aldrin

"What shall we call this undetermin'd state, This narrow isthmus 'twixt two boundless oceans, That whence we came, and that to which we tend?" - George Lillo

"It's very easy to become selfish and narrow-minded and see ballet as the only thing in life, but there's lots more." - Darcey Bussell

"Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does; it hardens you and makes you sour, narrow and skeptical" - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"The short bloom of our brief and narrow life flies fast away. While we are calling for flowers and wine and women, old age is upon us." - Juvenal

"Music dissolves the straight and narrow." - Mason Cooley

"Politics is but a narrow field." - Henry David Thoreau

"The narrow mind rejects; wisdom accepts." - Thubten Yeshe

"Truth is narrow, but grace is wide." - Alan Hirsch

"Whispering makes a narrow place narrower." - Matthew Tobin Anderson

"Let's be cautious about narrow nationalism." - James A Forbes

"You narrow hope when you define it..." - Barbara Hambly

"Let's not be narrow, nasty, and negative." - T S Eliot

"We live thinking we will never die, We die thinking we have never lived" - Jason Becker

"Positive thinking doesn't guarantee results, all it offers is something better than negative thinking." - Seth Godin

"Thinking nurseth thinking." - Philip Sidney

"Learning gives creativity Creativity leads to thinking Thinking provides knowledge Knowledge makes you great." - Abdul Kalam

"Stop thinking about art works as objects, and start thinking about them as triggers for experiences." - Brian Eno

"Originally consists in thinking for yourself, and not in thinking unlike other people." - James Fitzjames Stephen

"Thinking about design is hard, but not thinking about it can be disastrous." - Ralph Caplan

"Learning without thinking is useless, but thinking without learning is very dangerous!" - Sukarno

"Originality consists in thinking for yourself, not in thinking differently from other people." - James Fitzjames Stephen

"Finally, a guy who says what people who aren't thinking are thinking." - Jon Stewart

"Would that well-thinking people should be replaced by thinking ones." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"All the new thinking is about loss, In this it resembles all the old thinking." - Robert Hass

"Stop thinking in terms of limitations and start thinking in terms of possibilities." - Terry Josephson

"I'd rather be in the mountains thinking of God, than in church thinking about the mountains." - John Muir

"Healthy thinking is a habit, just like neurotic thinking is a habit." - Wayne Dyer

"Don't raise the bar and narrow the gap, but narrow the gap to raise the bar." - Andy Hargreaves

"...the essence of gospel-humility is not thinking more of myself or thinking less of myself, it is thinking of myself less." - Timothy Keller

"Don't you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought?... Has it ever occurred to you, Winston, that by the year 2050, at the very latest, not a single human being will be alive who could understand such a conversation as we are having now?... The whole climate of thought will be different. In fact, there will be no thought, as we understand it now. Orthodoxy means not thinking-not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness." - George Orwell

"Cultural speciation had been crippling to human moral and spiritual growth. It had hindered freedom of thought, limited our thinking, imprisoned us in the cultures into which we had been born. . . . These cultural mind prisons. . . . Cultural speciation was clearly a barrier to world peace. So long as we continued to attach more importance to our own narrow group membership than to the 'global village' we would propagate prejudice and ignorance." - Jane Goodall

"Cultural speciation had been crippling to human moral and spiritual growth. It had hindered freedom of thought, limited our thinking, imprisoned us in the cultures into which we had been born. . . . These cultural mind prisons. . . . Cultural speciation was clearly a barrier to world peace. So long as we continued to attach more importance to our own narrow group membership than to the 'global village' we would propagate prejudice and ignorance." - Jane Goodall

"Cultural speciation had been crippling to human moral and spiritual growth. It had hindered freedom of thought, limited our thinking, imprisoned us in the cultures into which we had been born. . . . These cultural mind prisons. . . . Cultural speciation was clearly a barrier to world peace. So long as we continued to attach more importance to our own narrow group membership than to the "global village" we would propagate prejudice and ignorance." - Jane Goodall

"It's a mistake to get too narrow too fast. Kids today, many of them will live past 100, and you cant predict what you might work on. The things you're passionate about and interested in, get experience with them by going deep on projects. I would encourage science projects, plays. Pursue science, math, writing, history - the 21st century demands a lot of cross-disciplinary thinking." - Megan Smith

"Political correctness is the fascism of the 90's, it is this rigid feeling that you have to keep your ideas and your way of looking at things within very narrow boundaries or else you'll offend someone. Certainly one of the purposes of journalism is to challenge just that way of thinking, and certainly one of the purposes of criticism is to break boundaries, that's also one of the purposes of art." - Roger Ebert

"Years after I'd seen him for the last time I found myself thinking of him unexpectedly and often. You know how certain places grow powerful in the mind with passing time. In those early morning dreams when I come back to bed after a sleepy pee and fall quickly into the narrow end of the night, there is one set of streets I keep returning to, one dim mist of railroad rooms and certain figures reappear, borderline ghosts." - Don Delillo

"We live in a world where it has become politically correct to avoid absolutes. Many want all religions to be given the same honor, and all gods regarded as equally true and equally fictitious. But take these same people, who want fuzzy, all-inclusive thinking in spiritual matters, and put them on an airplane. You will find they insist on a very dogmatic, intolerant pilot who will stay on the straight and narrow glidepath so their life will not come to a violent end short of the runway. They want no fuzzy thinking here!" - Jack T. Chick

"Plain living and high thinking are no more." - William Wordsworth

"The origin of thinking is some perplexity, confusion or doubt." - John Dewey

"Writing and learning and thinking are the same process." - William Zinsser

"Greatness is attained only by the thinking of great thoughts." - Wallace D. Wattles

"Independent thinking alone is not suited to interdependent reality." - Stephen Covey

"We cannot empty the mind by thinking. Only by observation." - Robert Adams

"... one reads, above all, to prevent oneself thinking." - Aldous Huxley

"Acting without thinking is like shooting without aiming." - B C Forbes

"Information cannot serve as an effective substitute for thinking." - Bernard Baruch

"Thinking without awareness is the main dilemma of human existence." - Eckhart Tolle

"Deep thinking in the ranks leads only to drinking." - William Overgard

"What you are thinking now is creating your future life." - Rhonda Byrne

"Start thinking happy thoughts and start being happy." - Rhonda Byrne

"If you stop thinking, if you stop wondering, you die." - Gary Shteyngart

"I'm such a workaholic. I'm always thinking about work." - Drew Barrymore

"Thinking is difficult, that's why most people judge." - Carl Jung

"...thinking all this maximalism would somehow generate happiness?" - Isaac Marion

"Half the time you think your thinking you're actually listening" - Terence Mckenna

"There's enough metaphysics in not thinking about anything." - Fernando Pessoa

"I used to meditate until I learned to stop thinking." - Agnes Martin

"Thinking should be done before and after, not during photographing." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"The essence of Chess is thinking about what Chess is." - David Bronstein

"Methodical thinking is of more use in Chess than inspiration" - Cecil Purdy

"Writing helped me understand what I was thinking about." - John Baldessari

"Stop thinking about life and choose to live it" - Paulo Coelho

"Thinking like your prey. . . that's where you find their vulnerabilities." - Suzanne Collins

"Don't insult God with safe living and small thinking." - Craig Groeschel

"I started making plans, thinking we would get that far." - Daniel Handler

"Religion is like drugs, it destroys the thinking mind." - George Carlin

"Sometimes feeling and thinking are one and the same." - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

"If your thinking is limited, your life will be limited." - Joel Osteen

"Clear thinking at the wrong moment can stifle creativity." - Karl Lagerfeld

"Positive thinking must be followed by positive doing." - John C Maxwell

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

"You have to keep thinking, I can be better." - Danica Patrick

"I'm always thinking 'how can I continue to grow?'" - Linda Cohn

"You have to stop yourself from even thinking about failing." - Julie Taymor

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

"Invention is the natural outcome of creative thinking." - Sark

"It's thinking you know that stops you from knowing." - Steve Maraboli

"It's dogged as does it. It's not thinking about it." - Anthony Trollope

"This is Ze Frank, thinking so you don't have to." - Ze Frank

"To talk without thinking is to shoot without aiming." - Proverbs

"Playing is my way of thinking, talking, communicating." - Lionel Hampton

"Misery is almost always the result of thinking." - Joseph Joubert

"Some ways of using our thinking are really inspiring. There are people who use their thinking to race cars. People use their thinking to build rockets to the moon. It's all just a use of your thinking." - Michael Nesmith

"We solve last year's problems without thinking about the future." - Eddie Obeng

"I spend shockingly little time thinking about real-world stuff." - Trey Parker



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