Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
If you're thinking of debt, that's what you're going to attract.
For years, I went around the world looking and then painting, but now I have to think first and then paint. It's driven me to find the design concept first, and to rely on my memory and technical skills to supply only those details that are needed.
Lots of artists who paint have the experience to one degree or another... where their thinking doesn't precede their doing... It's a funny thing, what I really hate yet I have to go through with it, is the preparation.
The mind may be reluctant to think properly when thinking is all it is supposed to do; the task can be as paralysing as having to tell a joke or mimic an accent on demand.
I once tried thinking for an entire day, but I found it less valuable than one moment of study.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Perhaps the most important ingredient in my work... is my brain - particularly the right brain... the free spontaneous side, and the left brain, which is careful and methodical.
A thought-form held in thinking substance is a reality; it is a real thing, whether it has yet become visible to mortal eye or not.
You and I are not what we eat; we are what we think.
Thinking is the place where intelligent actions begin. We pause long enough to look more carefully at a situation, to see more of its character, to think about why it's happening, to notice how it's affecting us and others
People who are always thinking of the feelings of others can be very destructive because they are hiding so much from themselves.
We cannot unthink unless we are insane.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.
Our unconscious is really good at quick decision-making - it often delivers a better answer than more deliberate and exhaustive ways of thinking.
The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.
To understand the magic way of thinking you have to know non-magic thinking. If you see that clearly, you will see how many magic thoughts are necessary elements even of natural science today.
Do not let it look as if you reasoned too much. Painting must be impulsive to be worth while.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.
What luck for rulers that men do not think.
I must write it all out, at any cost. Writing is thinking. It is more than living, for it is being conscious of living.
Most people can't think, most of the remainder won't think, and the small fraction who do think mostly can't do it very well.
How can I know what I think till I see what I say?
When thought becomes excessively painful, action is the finest remedy.
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