Thinking – Page 29 – 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.

May 232013

The deontologist blindfolds himself, lest his eyes deceive him.

May 202013

Philosophers are careful not to derive ought from is, less so about deriving is from ought.

May 072013

Small men flee from a generalization like small animals from a sudden noise — it might not mean danger, but why take a chance?

May 032013

Nothing so distresses the disciple as the master changing his mind.

Apr 172013

More is lost in translation from thought to page than from one language to another.