Critical Thinking Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Aberjhani” float=”none” width=”100%”]Discourse and critical thinking are essential tools when it comes to securing progress in a democratic society. But in the end, unity and engaged participation are what make it happen.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Adam Savage” float=”none” width=”100%”]It’s sort of a mental attitude about critical thinking and curiosity. It’s about mindset of looking at the world in a playful and curious and creative way.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alexander Herzen” float=”none” width=”100%”]Life has taught me to think, but thinking has not taught me to live.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alfred Korzybski” float=”none” width=”100%”]There are two ways to slide easily through life: to believe everything or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Andy Stanley” float=”none” width=”100%”]The insecure leader will interpret critical thinking as critiscism.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Aristotle” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Aveyard” float=”none” width=”100%”]Critical thinkers are able to look for flaws in argument and resist claims that have no support.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Aveyard” float=”none” width=”100%”]Critical thinkers are more likely to engage in productive and positive activity due to their continual questioning of their knowledge, assumptions and perspectives.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Aveyard” float=”none” width=”100%”]Critical thinking is a liberating force in education and a powerful resource in one’s personal and civic life.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Aveyard” float=”none” width=”100%”]Critical thinking is essential as a tool of inquiry.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Aveyard” float=”none” width=”100%”]While not synonymous with good thinking, critical thinking is a pervasive and self-rectifying human phenomenon.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Barack Obama” float=”none” width=”100%”]We seem to have trouble with critical thinking. And our political system doesn’t help.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bell Hooks” float=”none” width=”100%”]Critical thinkers are clear as to the purpose at hand and the question at issue.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bell Hooks” float=”none” width=”100%”]Critical thinking involves first discovering the who, what, when, and how of things.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bell Hooks” float=”none” width=”100%”]Critical thinking is an interactive process, one that demands participation on the part of teacher and students alike.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bell Hooks” float=”none” width=”100%”]Critical thinking requires us to use our imagination, seeing things from perspectives other than our own and envisioning the likely consequences of our position.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bell Hooks” float=”none” width=”100%”]Keeping an open mind is an essential requirement of critical thinking.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bertrand Russell” float=”none” width=”100%”]Keeping an open mind is a virtue, but not so open that your brains fall out.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Boris Yeltsin” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is especially important to encourage unorthodox thinking when the situation is critical[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Brad Feld” float=”none” width=”100%”]What I’m looking for in my interaction is critical thinking on the part of the person pitching to me.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Christopher Hitchens” float=”none” width=”100%”]The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Darrel Ray” float=”none” width=”100%”]Simply disabling specific critical thinking skills is all that is necessary for the god virus to take control of a person.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Donald Rumsfeld” float=”none” width=”100%”]In unanimity there may well be either cowardice or uncritical thinking.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ellie Weiler” float=”none” width=”100%”]Critical thinking skills are the foundation for all other types of learning.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ellie Weiler” float=”none” width=”100%”]Once thinking skills are mastered, students are able to tackle new challenges with the ability to think them through and discover solutions.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ellie Weiler” float=”none” width=”100%”]Unlike current events, thinking skills never change. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ellie Weiler” float=”none” width=”100%”]We all use thinking skills everyday to help us learn, make decisions, and solve problems. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Evan Esar” float=”none” width=”100%”]For every man who is always telling you what he thinks, there is another who is always telling you what others think.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Evan Esar” float=”none” width=”100%”]For every man who is always telling you what he thinks, there is another who is always telling you what others think.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Evan Esar” float=”none” width=”100%”]Life always gives you plenty to think about, but seldom enough to think with.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Evan Esar” float=”none” width=”100%”]Many a man who thinks he is thinking, is merely digesting yesterday’s newspaper.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Evan Esar” float=”none” width=”100%”]The more we think of some people, the less we think of them.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Georg Christoph Lichtenberg” float=”none” width=”100%”]Nothing is more conductive to peace of mind than not having any opinions at all.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Goethe” float=”none” width=”100%”]Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry Ford” float=”none” width=”100%”]Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Howard Mumford Jones” float=”none” width=”100%”]Our is an age which is proud of machines that think, and suspicious of the men who try to. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James W. Loewen” float=”none” width=”100%”]All of the common core standards stuff about critical reading and critical thinking and so on can only be positive.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jane Smiley” float=”none” width=”100%”]Critical thinking is to a liberal education as faith is to religion. … the converse was true also – faith is to a liberal education as critical thinking is to religion, irrelevant and even damaging.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John A. Andrews” float=”none” width=”100%”]I refused to let small thinking chart my course in life. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John A. Andrews” float=”none” width=”100%”]If we think with a mindset of giving, we entertain abundance, and if we think with an attitude of withholding, we invite lack. As the source gives to the stream so ought the stream to impart to the ocean.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John A. Andrews” float=”none” width=”100%”]Your way of thinking starts with individual thoughts, whether good, bad or ugly.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John C. Maxwell” float=”none” width=”100%”]Negative thinking creates clouds at critical decision times.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jon Stratton” float=”none” width=”100%”]The purpose of critical thinking is rethinking: that is, reviewing, evaluating, and revising thought.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Josh Lanyon” float=”none” width=”100%”]If there was one life skill everyone on the planet needed, it was the ability to think with critical objectivity[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kathy Hirsh-Pasek” float=”none” width=”100%”]Critical thinking relies on content, because you can’t navigate masses of information if you have nothing to navigate to.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ken Ham” float=”none” width=”100%”]For students, the evolution-creation discussion can be a useful exercise, for it can help develop their critical thinking skills.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Laurie Helgoe” float=”none” width=”100%”]The ability to reflect is associated with critical thinking and reasoning ability. And the capacity to be alone is one of the highest levels of development. It’s important to know how to self-soothe and be confident of other people’s love even when they’re not there in front of you.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mokokoma Mokhonoana” float=”none” width=”100%”]Most people do not have a problem with you thinking for yourself, as long as your conclusions are the same as or at least compatible with their beliefs.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Napoleon Hill” float=”none” width=”100%”]You have a brain and mind of your own. Use it, and reach your own decisions.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Neil deGrasse Tyson” float=”none” width=”100%”]To learn that it’s easier to be told by others what to think and believe than it is to think for yourself.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nicolas Boileau” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ignorance is always ready to admire itself. Procure yourself critical friends.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pauline Baynes” float=”none” width=”100%”]Believe what you like, but don’t believe everything you read without questioning it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pearl Zhu” float=”none” width=”100%”]Critical Thinking has the potential to be a deeply creative process.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rassool Jibraeel Snyman” float=”none” width=”100%”]To some people critical thinking means you mustn’t be critical of them only others[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Branson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Learn to use your brain power. Critical thinking is the key to creative problem solving in business.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Dawkins” float=”none” width=”100%”]Do not indoctrinate your children. Teach them how to think for themselves, how to evaluate evidence, and how to disagree with you.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Frost” float=”none” width=”100%”]Thinking isn’t to agree or disagree-that’s voting. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Roberta Michnick Golinkoff” float=”none” width=”100%”]Critical thinking is what leads to the next breakthroughs in any area.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Roger Lewin” float=”none” width=”100%”]Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sunday Adelaja” float=”none” width=”100%”]Instead of complaining, discover ways, tactics and tricks on how to reach out to people[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sunday Adelaja” float=”none” width=”100%”]Losing your job releases you to think effectively and make rational decisions[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sunday Adelaja” float=”none” width=”100%”]You need to answer questions on where, when and what to do[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Susan Cain” float=”none” width=”100%”]We put too much of a premium on presenting and not enough on substance and critical thinking.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tariq Ramadan” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is nothing more Islamic than critical thinking.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thomas A. Edison” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is no expedient to which a man will not go to avoid the labor of thinking.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thoreau” float=”none” width=”100%”]A man thinks as well through his legs and arms as his brain.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Travis Nichols” float=”none” width=”100%”]The most fundamental attack on freedom is the attack on critical thinking skills.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Voltaire” float=”none” width=”100%”]No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Walter Lippmann” float=”none” width=”100%”]Where all men think alike, no man thinks very much. [/wpsm_quote]