„Nothing in life is as important as you think it is when you are thinking about it.“
Variant: Nothing in life is as important as you think it is when you are thinking about it.
Source: Thinking, Fast and Slow (2011), Chapter 38, "Thinking about life", page 402 (ISBN 9780141033570).
— Robert T. Kiyosaki American finance author , investor 1947
Source: Rich Dad's Cashflow Quadrant: Rich Dad's Guide to Financial Freedom
„The key thing is managed awareness of your role in the world and history. Think too much and you know you are nothing. Think just enough and you know you are small, but important to some. That's the best you can do.“
Source: A Hologram for the King
— Sadhguru Yogi, mystic, visionary and humanitarian 1957
Pebbles of Wisdom
— Anthony Trollope English novelist (1815-1882) 1815 - 1882
The Bertrams (1859), Ch. 27
— David Foster Wallace American fiction writer and essayist 1962 - 2008
„The important thing, I think, is not to be bitter. You know, if it turns out that there is a God, I don't think that he's evil. I think that the worst you can say about him is that basically he's an underachiever.“
— Woody Allen American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, playwright, and musician 1935
Love and Death (1975)
„The most important thing is to actually think about what you do. To become aware and actually think about the effect of what you do on the environment and on society. That's key, and that underlies everything else.“
— Jane Goodall British primatologist, ethologist, and anthropologist 1934
As quoted in Going Blue: A Teen Guide to Saving Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, & Wetlands (2010) by Cathryn Berger Kaye and Philippe Cousteau, p. 14
„In some situations however, when you are deeply with your problem, you feel at home anywhere just thinking about your problem. Some of my best work was done in hotels, on the train, and there's no rule. More important when you think is what goes on inside rather outside. […] The best thoughts can be nearly everywhere.“
— Cédric Villani French mathematician 1973
"The Mathematician's Office - Numberphile". youtube.com. August 25, 2016. Retrieved September 16, 2018.
„That’s life for you. All the happiness you gather to yourself, it will sweep away like it’s nothing. If you ask me I don’t think there are any such things as curses. I think there is only life. That’s enough.“
Source: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
„You do not think much of me, do you, Cogburn?
I don't think about you at all when your mouth is closed.“
Source: True Grit (1968), Chapter 6, p. 151 : exchange between 'LaBoeuf' and 'Rooster Cogburn'
— Fay Weldon English author, essayist and playwright 1931
„The less you think you are, the more you bear. And if you think you are nothing, you bear everything.“
— Antonio Porchia Italian Argentinian poet 1885 - 1968
Cuanto menos uno cree ser, más soporta. Y si cree ser nada, soporta todo.