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We call a man a bigot or a slave of dogma because he is a thinker who has thought thoroughly and to a definite end.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
You label somebody 'New Age,' and that's automatic mockery: 'She cannot possibly be a serious thinker.'
In Henry Adams, I discovered not only the prototype of the modern thinker but also someone who is more interesting: a viper-toothed, puling, supercilious crank, thwarted in ambition, aging gracelessly, mad at the cosmos, and ashamed of his own jejune ideals. He is nevertheless very dear to me.
P. J. O'Rourke
I don't consider myself to be that radical a thinker.
I'm not a fast thinker, but once I am interested in something, I am doing it for many years.
The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal.
I'm an independent thinker. And I'm not the poster child for any movement. I'm trying to support whatever's right no matter where it is.
If I hadn't spent many years trying to be as compassionate as Mother Teresa, as positive a thinker as W. Clement Stone, as prolific a writer as Stephen King, and as good a speaker as many of the legends I have studied, I would not be as successful as I am today.
Snowden is an orderly thinker, with an engineer's approach to problem-solving.
The most influential thinker, in my life, has been the psychologist Richard Nisbett. He basically gave me my view of the world.
Those who remember Washington's cold war culture in the 1980s will recall the shocked reactions to Reagan's intervention. People interested in foreign policy were astonished when in 1985 he met alone at Geneva - alone, not a single strategic thinker at his elbow! - with the Soviet Communist master Gorbachev.
Americans seem sometimes to believe that if you are a thinker you must be a frowning bore, because thinking is so damn serious.
The practice of medicine is a thinker's art the practice of surgery a plumber's.
Martin H. Fischer
The fact is, every thinker, every philosopher, the moment he is forced to abandon his one-sided intellectual occupation by practical necessity, immediately returns to the general point of view of mankind.
As a crew, G.O.O.D. Music is taking it to levels that really haven't been done collectively. Kanye is someone who knows how to make classic albums, a true thinker. He got me in the mindset of being a true thinker and always planning out every move you got going.
First, he must hold rational values, and to do this he must be a thinker.
I like to have fun and be funny, but I'm much more of a thinker.
Keenen Ivory Wayans
I am not 'in pursuit of truth.' It is not my 'quarry.' I am of my human nature a thinker, and conscious of need, responsibility of thinking-speaking with truth. I do not go about hunting 'truths.'
Since the time of St. Jerome, it was mandatory for any kind of scholar or thinker to spend time out in the desert in solitude. It's no coincidence that the desert has been a major part of the visionary or mystical experience from the beginning of time.
It takes me time to realize things; I'm a speedy person but a slow thinker.
It's been important to me to be a good activist, a good thinker, a good musician, a good singer, and a good entertainer. You can't do it all, but I have walked those delicate lines as best I know how.
A hero holds purposes appropriate to man and is, therefore, a thinker.
No, I try not to be a negative thinker.
Jesus Christ to me, is probably the most compassionate and revolutionary thinker of all time.
There is little doubt that the majority of Mr. Mill's supporters in 1865 did not know what his political opinions were, and that they voted for him simply on his reputation as a great thinker.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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