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Radical Thinking Quotes


"Thinking for yourself is still a radical act" - Nancy Kline

"We need radical thinking, creative ideas, and imagination." - Mairead Corrigan

"The appropriation of radical thinking by lazy, self-obsessed hippies is a public relations disaster that could cost the earth." - Ben Elton

"I have had the advantage of a radical Christian upbringing" - Tony Benn

"A radical is one who speaks the truth." - Charles August Lindbergh

"No piecemeal solution is going to prevent the collapse of whole societies and ecosystems ... a radical re-thinking of our values, priorities and political systems is urgent." - Maude Barlow

"To save the planet, we do not need miraculous technical breakthroughs, or vast amounts of capital. Essentially we need a radical change in our thinking and behaviour." - Ted Trainer

"Our recovery of hope - full colour, three-dimensional, hard working, clear thinking, wildly radical, living hope - is our key to liberation." - Anne Bishop

"For him to have understood me would have meant reorganizing his thinking... giving up his intellectual ballast, and few people are willing to risk such a radical move." - Edward T Hall

"As the middle begins to feel safe enough to accept some of the so-called radical thinking, ideas move to the middle and a new edge is created." - Jasmine Guy

"Thinking in pictures precedes thinking in words." - Immanuel Kant

"Not only is true love rare and true rebellion rare, real love is itself a radical form of rebellion - engagement, thinking, and being - and therefore happens in the context of a larger project of justice, liberation, and critical thinking." - Masha Tupitsyn

"I began to feel that my greatest sense of success would raise the level of masses of people, rather than the individual being accepted by the Establishment. So, this kind of personal thinking, combined with, say, even the little bit more radical thinking - because at one time the pacifist movement was a very radical concept." - Ella Baker

"Neckties strangle clear thinking." - Lin Yutang

"Thinking the Unthinkable." - Herman Kahn

"I'm against fashionable thinking." - Herman Kahn

"I'm constantly thinking." - Kendrick Lamar

"My process is thinking, thinking and thinking - thinking about my stories for a long time." - Hayao Miyazaki

"A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted-in the air." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Radical transformation of society requires personal and spiritual change first or at least simultaneously" - Sulak Sivaraksa

"I am still radical!" - Alejandro Jodorowsky

"I'm not radical." - Jack Kevorkian

"I am a radical." - Carter G Woodson

"These are times when what used to be called liberal is now called radical; what used to be called radical is now called insane; what used to be called reactionary is now called moderate; and what used to be called insane is now called solid, neo-conservative thinking." - Katrina vanden Heuvel

"Many have built their careers buttressing the status quo, reinforcing what theyve already accomplished, and resisting the radical thinking that can topple their legacy - not exactly the attitude you want when trying to drive innovation forward." - Peter Diamandis

"I got into the music business thinking it was really radical, that it wasn't really a business at all, that it was a lot of people being artistic and creative. Not true, and it made me very depressed." - Thom Yorke

"The most radical, audacious thing to think is that there might be some point to working hard and thinking hard and reading hard and writing hard and trying to be of service" - Mark Vonnegut

"Now, radical forward thinking is offering hope for the future: Replacement body parts to order. A team of scientists in California believe that if you can design them on a computer, you should be able to print them out." - Stephen Hawking

"We need people to be alert and thinking for themselves and connected to each other and connected to that sense of hope and empowerment and radical chutzpah that the founding generation had and intended us to have." - Naomi Wolf

"Many have built their careers buttressing the status quo, reinforcing what they've already accomplished, and resisting the radical thinking that can topple their legacy - not exactly the attitude you want when trying to drive innovation forward." - Peter Diamandis

"When I started out, nearly every architect I knew was working in public practice; that's where the radical thinking was done. But, there's always a danger of looking back as our fathers did and saying, 'Things were better then.'" - Richard Rogers

"Right thinking will be rewarded, wrong thinking punished." - George Orwell

"Replace fear-based thinking with love-based thinking." - Deepak Chopra

"Pointless thinking is worse than no thinking at all." - Haruki Murakami

"Writing is thinking and thinking is hard work." - Lewis Black

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

"Design is thinking made visual." - Saul Bass

"Thinking evil is making evil." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I've been thinking about forever" - Frank Ocean

"Stop thinking and start looking." - Thomas Merton

"All thinking begins with wondering" - Socrates

"Our thinking makes our life." - Sunday Adelaja

"I'm against sloppy, emotional thinking." - Herman Kahn

"Music stops you from thinking." - Peter Weir

"Kindness in thinking creates profoundness." - Laozi

"We must recognize that we can't solve our problems now until there is a radical redistribution of economic and political power.... a radical restructuring of the architecture of American society." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Be as radical as Reality." - Vladimir Lenin

"Radical surgery is never fun." - Brent Spiner

"Radical Muslims fly planes into buildings. Radical Christians kill abortion doctors. Radical Atheists write books." - Hemant Mehta

"Some people think humility is thinking lowly of yourself. Some people think it's not thinking about yourself. But, to me, the best definition of humility is radical self-awareness from a distance, seeing themselves from a distance and saying, what's my problem?" - David Brooks

"I never thought of my work in terms of being radical, although I tried to make it radical- that is, to shift the premise of what goes for pictures on a wall. I wanted my work to say something other than the usual- the usual format for an artwork being a rectangle, a square, or anything flat, framed, and attached or hooked on the wall. That was accepted practice, mainline thinking." - Nancy Spero

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

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

"Reflective thinking turns experience into insight." - John C Maxwell

"When thinking won't cure fear, action will." - W Clement Stone

"Our thinking is a pious reception." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Defeat is not worth thinking about." - Alan Shearer

"Thinking is difficult and sometimes unpleasant." - Dan Ariely

"Whatever you're thinking about, you will attract." - Bob Proctor

"Thinking is the hardest work we do." - Henry Ford

"I can't stop thinking like this." - Steven Wright

"Reality is always kinder than your thinking." - Byron Katie

"Diplomacy is thinking twice before saying nothing." - Anonymous

"Learning is a consequence of thinking." - David Perkins

"Light is time thinking about itself." - Octavio Paz

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

"Thinking, writing are ultimately questions of stamina." - Susan Sontag

"Too much thinking, not enough feeling." - John Marsden

"I can't concentrate when I'm thinking." - Yogi Berra

"Creative thinking inspires ideas. Ideas inspire change." - Barbara Januszkiewicz

"Writing and thinking is not economically sustainable." - Jaron Lanier

"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

"Wishful thinking is not sound public policy." - Bjorn Lomborg

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

"A thinking woman sleeps with monsters." - Adrienne Rich

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

"There are days when I miss my old convictions as if they were an amputated limb. But in general I feel better, and no less radical, and you will feel better too, I guarantee, once you leave hold of the doctrinaire and allow your chainless mind to do its own thinking." - Christopher Hitchens

"Young people are more likely to be idealistic and think that radical change is both necessary and possible. They may not yet be stuck in the routinized and sterile life that work and age often bring, nor stuck in any kind of rigid way of thinking. They have great energy and can get things done." - Michael Yates

"I think it's often assumed that the role of poetry is to comfort, but for me, poetry is the great unsettler. It questions the established order of the mind. It is radical, by which I don't mean that it is either leftwing or rightwing, but that it works at the roots of thinking." - Alice Oswald

"Artists are the radical voice of civilization." - Paul Robeson

"The key to success is radical generosity." - Agapi Stassinopoulos

"Yoga is the practice of radical transformation" - Georg Feuerstein

"I'm not a liberal, I'm a radical!" - Mort Sahl

"Loving your enemy is a radical concept." - Tavis Smiley

"We Need a Radical Left, The Nation" - Ellen Willis

"Pollock looks unusual and radical even now." - Donald Judd

"I don't think I'm a flaming radical." - Jeanne Phillips

"Radical conservatives want to police bedrooms." - Robert Reich

"I'm as radical as libertarians come." - L Neil Smith

"Radical politics tend to be simple minded." - Israel Horovitz

"For me, 'revolution' simply means radical change." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"Music is another way of thinking, or maybe thinking is another kind of music." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Thinking nurseth thinking." - Philip Sidney

"Stop thinking about your difficulties, whatever they are, and start thinking about God instead." - Emmet Fox

"Thinking about language, while thinking _in_ language, leads to puzzles and paradoxes." - James Gleick

"Thinking is trying to think the unthinkable: thinking the thinkable is not worth the effort." - Helene Cixous

"Over-thinking in your brain is anathema to the process of thinking on your feet." - Conan O'Brien

"We're only really thinking when we can't think out fully what we are really thinking about!" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"No one is thinking about you. They're thinking about themselves, just like you." - Helen Fielding

"you have to understand. i wasn't just thinking of me. i was thinking of her, too." - Lauren Oliver

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

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

"She was thinking what I think she was thinking, wasn't she?" - Stephenie Meyer

"Granted, religion is wishful thinking, but there is no other kind of thinking." - John Leonard

"It really don't matter what you're thinking about, as long as you're thinking about something." - Marlon Brando

"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will." - Zig Ziglar

"I'm contemplating thinking about's overrated - just get another drink in!" - Robbie Williams

"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

"I wouldn't say I've become more radical: I was born radical." - Ai Weiwei

"I think it's radical to censor information because the government asks you to. That's radical." - Laura Poitras

"I would' say I"ve become more radical: I was born radical." - Ai Weiwei

"I'm not a politically radical person. In fact, I'm much more interested in being radical aesthetically." - Jim Goldberg

"You don't fight radical conservatism with not-quite-so radical conservatism." - Salman Rushdie

"It is of itself that the divine thought thinks (since it is the most excellent of things), and its thinking is a thinking on thinking." - Aristotle

"I'm not against thinking; I'm only against thinking that thinking on its own will get you out of a hole. Shovel also needed." - Scott Westerfeld

"We desperately need some new thinking today about systems of global governance. We're stuck with the same obsolete, ignore-the-earth institutions that were brough into being after the 2nd World War, and they're now failing us ever more catastropically. Wild Law shows just how radical we now need to be in creating new institutions that are genuinely 'fit for purpose' in the 21st Century." - Jonathon Porritt

"The difference between listening and pretending to listen, I discovered, is enormous. One is fluid, the other is rigid. One is alive, the other is stuffed. Eventually, I found a radical way of thinking about listening. Real listening is a willingness to let the other person change you. When I'm willing to let them change me, something happens between us that's more interesting than a pair of dueling monologues." - Alan Alda

"How can we appraise a proposal if the terms hurled at our ears can mean anything or nothing, and change their significance with the inflection of the voice? Welfare state, national socialism, radical, liberal, conservative, reactionary and a regiment of others ... these terms in today's usage, are generally compounds of confusion and prejudice. If our attitudes are muddled, our language is often to blame. A good tonic for clearer thinking is a dose of precise, legal definition." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"The difference between listening and pretending to listen, I discovered, is enormous. One is fluid, the other is rigid. One is alive, the other is stuffed. Eventually, I found a radical way of thinking about listening. Real listening is a willingness to let the other person change you. When I'm willing to let them change me, something happens between us that's more interesting than a pair of dueling monologues." - Alan Alda

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

"Thinking instead of acting is the number one golf disease." - Sam Snead

"Life in the true sense is perceiving or thinking." - Aristotle

"When all think alike, then no one is thinking" - Walter Lippmann

"Politeness of mind consists in thinking chaste and refined thoughts." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"The mania of thinking renders one unfit for every activity." - Anatole France

"Thinking is growth; we cannot think without growing." - Wallace D. Wattles

"When everyone thinks the same, nobody is thinking." - Walter Lippmann

"Talking to you is only thinking to myself - made easier." - Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie

"What matters in art is not thinking but making." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Move outside the tangle of fear-thinking. Live in silence." - Rumi

"Emote. It's okay. It shows you are thinking and feeling." - Ellen Degeneres

"I am always reading or thinking about reading." - Joyce Carol Oates

"Great art is clear thinking about mixed feelings." - W H Auden

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

"Cause when I'm with him I am thinking of you." - Katy Perry

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

"To change your reality, simply stop thinking like that." - Neale Donald Walsch

"Warren spends 70 hours a week thinking about investing ." - Charlie Munger

"Try to look for weaknesses in your thinking." - Walter Schloss

"people get wisdom from thinking, not from learning ..." - Laura Riding

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

"Thinking is always the stumbling stone to poetry." - Khalil Gibran

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

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



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