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Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
- Buddha

Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.
- Khalil Gibran

I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
- Helen Keller

People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
- Helen Keller

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
- Abraham Lincoln
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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. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein