Thinking – Page 24 – Everything


Operations of thought are like cavalry charges in a battle — they are strictly limited in number, require fresh horses, and must only be made at decisive moments.

Nov 132015

We call mad the man with one fixed idea, and sane the man with none.

Oct 262015

Man begins by treating objects as agents; then he grows scientific, and treats agents as objects.

Oct 162015

To discover the most appalling ignorance of science one need only canvass its most vociferous defenders.

Sep 242015

Humans think as women preach — not well, but one is surprised to find it done at all.

Sep 092015

The force of an analogy lies in the similarity; the point lies in the difference.

Aug 192015

To follow your heart is exactly what people who are skilled at manipulating your emotions want you to do.

Aug 032015

We rarely absorb ideas; they settle on us, like dust or ash.