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Thinking

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.
—Whitehead

Oct 222020
 

A man at philosophy is like a cat up a tree: he can think his way into a lot more trouble than he can think his way out of.

Oct 212020
 

There are people who understand the power of speech, and people who oppose restrictions on speech, but rarely the same people.

Sep 302020
 

Sanity is less a particular outlook than a practiced aversion to the multifarious forms of crazy.

Sep 282020
 

Thought-criminals, like regular ones, would escape punishment more often if they could manage not to boast of their exploits.

Sep 082020
 

Humans perceive nothing as accidental, and this is no accident.