A thinker is understood best by his public detractors, who have the most to lose by misunderstanding him.
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.
Most people, on most matters, are not, in fact, entitled to an opinion.
Common sense means you don’t know the heuristic.
It is not unusual to despise a thinker explicitly and remain completely in his thrall.
The metaphor always outlives the argument.
Mindfulness, n. Non-judgmental focus on the sensations of the present moment; mindlessness.
The principle of epistemic modesty does not imply that people in high places know what they’re doing; quite the contrary.
The first rule of philosophy is to forget everything you think you know. The second is to forget everything you know.
One can be both right and ridiculous.
No dogma is as consuming as relativism.