Thinking/Mind/Ideas--The Ultimate Quotation Collection

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Thinking/Mind/Ideas—The Ultimate Quotation Collection


21 Page Essay—How to Effectively Use Quotations in Your Classroom ©

165 Page Quotation Collection on Thinking/Mind/Ideas

This 165 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Thinking/Mind/Ideas. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Thinking/Mind/Ideas, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.

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Sample Quotes on Thinking/Mind/Ideas :

It’s not about thinking outside of the box. It’s about realizing there is no box.

—Jari Askins

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

--Norman Vincent Peale

We are what we think about.


A vacant mind invites dangerous inmates, as a deserted mansion tempts wandering outcasts to enter and take up their abode in its desolate apartments.

—Nicholas Hilliard

I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.

--Woodrow Wilson

Thought is action in rehearsal.

--Sigmund Freud

Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprung up.

--Oliver Wendell Holmes

Uncultivated minds are not full of wild flowers. Villainous weeds grow in them, and they are the haunt of toads.

--Logan Pearsall Smith

Few of us make the most of our minds. The body ceases to grow in a few years; but the mind, if we will let it, may grow almost as long as life lasts.

--Sir John Lubbock

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