Thinking – Page 3 – 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.

Jul 222022

Imagination, without a problem to work at, is dull. It does almost nothing but graft characteristics of one thing onto another; centaurs, gorgons, mermaids, and unicorns are its typical products.

Jun 022022

Convictions are mental furniture: they provide comfortable seating and rarely move.

May 162022

The null hypothesis is the dull hypothesis.

May 132022

A man with a fixed idea is like a small child with a secret — he tries to hide it but he cannot help himself, and before long some slight provocation will send it gushing forth.