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Sayings to think about: More than 100 sayings, pictures + quotes

Sayings for thought help with reflection, create perspective and can encourage new ideas. They are inspiration, but at the same time offer the opportunity to calm down and to question. And of course, some of the sayings are especially nice to think about and make you smile. That is why we have put together a large overview with sayings for you to think about. Have fun reading, browsing and thinking ...

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What makes sayings to think about?

There are many beautiful sayings. Often, however, they are nothing more than exactly that: an entertaining pleasure that gives a little joy. Briefly sent via Whatsapp, then forgotten again. Instant joy via instant messenger.

Sayings for thought are different. They help you to go inside yourself, to brood in a positive sense and to question your own views. A saying to think about has a long-term effect.

Profound sayings to think about

  • "Comparing is the end of happiness and the beginning of dissatisfaction." (Søren Kierkegaard)
  • "There are two ways to live your life: Either as if nothing were a miracle, or as if everything were one." (Albert Einstein)
  • "Today we know the price of everything, the value of nothing." (Oscar Wilde)
  • “Everyone sees how you appear. Few feel who you are. "(Niccolò Machiavelli)
  • "The time we take is the time that gives us something." (Ernst Ferstl)
  • “Everyone is immortal to himself. He may know that he has to die, but he can never know that he is dead. ”(Samuel Butler)
  • “There is no such thing as the perfect time. If you want something, start. "(Unknown)
  • "If you're looking for a helpful hand, you'll find it at the bottom of your arm." (Unknown)
  • "The happiness of your life depends on the nature of your thoughts." (Marc Aurel)
  • “Nobody can make other people happy. You can only do that yourself. "(Unknown)

Sayings for thinking about love

  • “Try to get who you love. Otherwise you have to love who you get. "(Albert Einstein)
  • "Distance only separates bodies, never hearts." (Unknown)
  • "A love that thinks of the end never began." (Alexander Engel)
  • "Love me when I least deserve it, because then I need it the most." (Unknown)
  • "The sun cannot be without shine, humans cannot be without love." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
  • “You can't do anything right with the wrong person. You can't go wrong with the right person. "(Unknown)
  • "Meeting love without looking for it is the only way to find it." (Unknown)
  • "Love is just a word until someone comes and gives it a meaning." (Unknown)
  • "Everything conquers love." (Virgil)
  • "Love is when it is fun to be faithful." (Unknown)

Proverbs for thinking about the truth

  • "But life is short and the truth works further and for a long time: let's tell the truth." (Arthur Schopenhauer)
  • "I know that I know nothing. I am probably smarter than the others about this difference. ”(Socrates)
  • "Every little honesty is better than a big lie." (Leonardo da Vinci)
  • "All truth goes through three stages:
    First it's ridiculed or distorted
    then it will be fought
    and finally it is taken for granted. "(Arthur Schopenhauer)
  • "One feels most struck by the truth that one wanted to hide from oneself." (Friedl Beutelrock)
  • "In order to research the truth, a method is necessary." (Rene Descartes)
  • "Have the courage to use your own understanding." (Immanuel Kant)
  • "With knowledge, doubts grow." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
  • “What we know is a drop. What we don't know is an ocean. "(Isaac Newton)
  • "The harmony that is among the truths is like the agreement in a painting." (Immanuel Kant)
  • "A truth can only work when the recipient is ripe for it." (Christian Morgenstern)

Sayings for thinking about the character

  • "If you want to recognize the character of a person, give him power." (Abraham Lincoln)
  • "Smooth words and flattering expressions are seldom combined with a decent character." (Confucius)
  • "Work is one of the best educators of character." (Samuel Smiles)
  • "Even what we are most of all, we are not always." (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  • “Everyone makes mistakes. Admitting a mistake, however, requires character. "(Unknown)
  • "If you have no enemies, then you have no character." (Paul Newman)
  • "Clothes make people, but character makes people." (Unknown)
  • "Character is part of resignation." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
  • "Character is what is left of a person when it becomes uncomfortable." (Unknown)
  • "A good weakness is better than a bad strength." (Charles Aznavour)

Sayings for thinking about friendship

  • "A friend is someone I am allowed to think out loud in front of." (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
  • "Friendship is like money - more easily won than received." (Samuel Butler)
  • "A little friendship is worth more to me than admiration from the whole world." (Otto von Bismarck)
  • "A friend is someone who likes you even though he knows you." (Elbert Hubbard)
  • "Friendship, that is one soul in two bodies." (Aristotle)
  • "It's bad to only then realize that you have no friends when you need friends." (Plutarch)
  • "Words only connect where our wavelengths coincide for a long time." (Max Frisch)
  • "Best friends are those with whom you can keep quiet about the same things." (Unknown)
  • "A true friend contributes more to our happiness than a thousand enemies to our misfortune." (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)
  • "One recognizes a safe friend in an uncertain matter." (Cicero)
  • "The best way to have a friend is to be one yourself." (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
  • "The friends you can call at four in the morning that count." (Marlene Dietrich)
  • "You are somebody to the world, but you are the world to me." (Unknown)
  • "Only those who have real friends are rich." (Thomas Fuller)

Sayings for thinking about life

  • "Decide about right rather than exactly wrong." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
  • "There is no way to luckyness. Happiness is the way. "(Buddha)
  • “Doing what you like is freedom. May what you do is happiness. "
  • "Everyone has stupid thoughts, but the wise keep them silent." (Wilhelm Busch)
  • "Don't let‘ take your glow just because it blinds others. "(Unknown)
  • The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. "(Albert Einstein)
  • "Life is not about having good cards, but also about playing well with a bad hand." (Unknown)
  • "Time may heal all wounds, but she is a miserable beautician." (Mark Twain)
  • "Anyone who has made a mistake and does not correct it is making another mistake." (Confucius)
  • "No character is formed without suffering." (Ernst Freiherr von Feuchtersleben)
  • "It is better to light a single little light than to curse the darkness." (Confucius)
  • "The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is a quality of the strong. "(Mahatma Gandhi)

Sayings for thinking about death

  • "In the end everything will be fine. If it's not good, it's not the end yet. "(Oscar Wilde)
  • "Happy is he who dies before he has called death." (Francis Bacon)
  • "One should not fear death, but that one will never begin to live." (Mark Aurel)
  • "We live in boredom, in fear of death." (Plato)
  • “I have nothing to do with death. I am, is not. If he is, I am not. "(Epicurus)
  • "A person who is willing to die for nothing does not deserve to live." (Martin Luther King)
  • "Those who do not fear death do not appreciate life." (Unknown)
  • "Whoever no longer loves and is no longer wrong, let himself be buried." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
  • "Man is only really dead when nobody thinks of him any more." (Bertolt Brecht)

Sayings for thinking about gratitude

  • "We rarely think of what we have, but always of what we lack." (Arthur Schopenhauer)
  • "The best things in life are not those that you get for money." (Albert Einstein)
  • "If you are happy, you shouldn't want to become even happier." (Theodor Fontane)
  • “You rarely feel what happiness is, but you mostly know what happiness was.” (Françoise Sagan)
  • "Those who are satisfied with their own life look less at the lives of others." (Unknown)
  • "You cannot be grateful and unhappy at the same time." (Unknown)
  • "You smile - and the world changes." (Buddha)
  • "If enough is not enough for whom, nothing is enough." (Epicurus)
  • "The greatest pleasure consists in being satisfied with oneself." (Jean-Jacques Rousseau)
  • "It's the moments that count, not the things." (Unknown)

Sayings for thinking about motivation

  • “Courage is good, but perseverance is better. Perseverance, that is the main thing. "(Theodor Fontane)
  • "There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, not be." (Aristotle)
  • "It doesn't matter how slowly you go as long as you don't stop." (Confucius)
  • "The art is to get up once more than you are knocked over." (Winston Churchill)
  • "Curiosity always comes first in a problem that needs to be solved." (Galileo Galilei)
  • "The deed distinguishes the goal from the dream." (Unknown)
  • "We don't dare because it is difficult, but because we do not dare, it is difficult." (Seneca)
  • “If you are criticized, you have to do something right. You only attack whoever has the ball. "(Bruce Lee)
  • "The solution is always simple, you just have to find it." (Alexander Solzhenitsyn)
  • "If you stop getting better, you have stopped being good." (Philip Rosenthal)


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January 14, 2021Author: Nils Warkentin

Nils Warkentin studied business administration at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen. In the career bible, he is devoted to topics related to studying, starting a career and everyday office life.

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