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A Penny For Your Thoughts…

“Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” ― Voltaire

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” ― Plutarch

“The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.” 
― Horace Walpole

“People don’t like to think, if one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.” ― Helen Keller

“No brain at all, some of them [people], only grey fluff that’s blown into their heads by mistake, and they don’t Think.” ― A.A. MilneThe House at Pooh Corner


“Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.” ― John Locke

“Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.” ― Henry Ford

“When I get ready to talk to people, I spend two thirds of the time thinking what they want to hear and one third thinking about what I want to say.” 
― Abraham Lincoln

“Words make you think. Music makes you feel. A song makes you feel a thought.” 
― Yip Harburg

“A conclusion is the place you get to when you’re tired of thinking.” 
― Jill ShalvisThe Sweetest Thing

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