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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Thinker, Thinking
 
A profound thinker always thinks he is superficial.  Benjamin Disraeli.  1
A thinking man is always striking out something new.  2
It is for want of thinking that most men are undone.  3
Think first and speak afterwards.  Turkish.  4
Think much, speak little, and write less.  French, Italian.  5
Think of ease, but work on.  6
Think of many things, do one.  Portuguese.  7
Think to-day and speak to-morrow.  8
Think with the wise, but talk with the vulgar.  Dr. Johnson.  9
Thinking is not knowing.  Portuguese.  10
Thinking of where you are going, you forget whence you came.  Portuguese.  11
Who has never done thinking never begins doing.  Italian.  12
 
 
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