Thinking – Page 4 – 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.

Apr 122023

We let ideas rattle around in our heads, and call it thinking.

Mar 312023

Almost everything will seem to work on the right subjects, and almost nothing will on the wrong ones.

Mar 172023

Students need to see thinking in action. Instead they are shown thinking accomplished, and the two look nothing alike.

Mar 082023

Heidegger was not a bad philosopher because he became a Nazi. But he may have become a Nazi because he was a bad philosopher.

Feb 222023

The more open-minded you are, the less stupidity you can afford.

Feb 202023

All taxonomies are right, but some are useful.

Jan 272023

If many hold one view, at no cost to themselves, and a few hold the contrary, at grievous expense, which carries more weight?

Jan 242023

The hunger remains as keen as ever for doctrine, for dogma, and any doctrine or dogma will do.