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"If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other it is the principle of free thought, not free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate." Oliver Wendell Holmes 4.555555555555555 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"If you are going to win any battle, you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do... the body is never tired if the mind is not tired." George Patton 4.75 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"In any fairly large and talkative community such as a university there is always the danger that those who think alike should gravitate together where they will henceforth encounter opposition only in the emasculated form of rumour that the outsiders say thus and thus. The absent are easily refuted, complacent dogmatism thrives, and differences of opinion are embittered by the group hostility. Each group hears not the best, but the worst, that the other group can say." C.S. Lewis 4.428571428571429 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"In the small matters trust the mind, in the large ones the heart." Sigmund Freud 4.6 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"In the United States the majority undertakes to supply a multitude of ready-made opinions for the use of individuals, who are thus relieved from the necessity of forming opinions of their own." Alexis de Tocqueville 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Iron rusts from disuse; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind." Leonardo da Vinci 4.125 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"It is your mind that creates this world." Siddhartha Buddha 4.7272727272727275 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it." Terry Pratchett 4.7894736842105265 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Learning without thought is labor lost." Confucius 4.076923076923077 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Many people would sooner die than think. In fact they do." Bertrand Russell 4.666666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think." Niels Bohr 4.9 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Nothing pains some people more than having to think." Martin Luther King Jr. 4.615384615384615 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Our best thoughts come from others." Ralph Waldo Emerson 4.2 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions." Martin Luther King Jr. 4.666666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Reason is experimental intelligence, conceived after the pattern of science, and used in the creation of social arts; it has something to do. It liberates man from the bondage of the past, due to ignorance and accident hardened into custom. It projects a better future and assists man in its realization." John Dewey 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"So convienent a thing it is to be a reasonable creature, since it enables one to find or make a reason for everything one has a mind to do." Benjamin Franklin 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Strength of mind is exercise, not rest." Alexander Pope 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind." Frank Moore Colby 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil." Thomas Edison 3 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The mind does not create what it perceives, any more than the eye creates the rose." Ralph Waldo Emerson 3 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote

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