Thinking – Page 28 – 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.

Jan 302015

It can be more useful to generalize a question than to answer it.

Jan 082015

Pretentious nonsense and pseudo-difficulty drive truly difficult problems out of circulation, as bad money drives out good.

Dec 152014

If you hear hoofbeats, and see stripes, think zebras, not horses.

Dec 112014

The serial disciple is often mistaken for an independent thinker.

Dec 092014

Facts, like food, should be chewed thoroughly before swallowing.

Dec 082014

The contrarian attends most scrupulously to conventional wisdom.

Dec 042014

We compensate for limited intelligence with bad memories.

Nov 212014

Every logical fallacy is also a valid heuristic.