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Quote Left One can think of a secretary actively operating a filing system, of a librarian actively cataloguing books, of a computer actively sorting out information. The mind however does not actively sort out information. The information sorts itself out and organises itself into patterns. The mind is passive. The mind only provides an opportunity for the information to behave in this way. The mind provides a special environment in which information can become self-organising. This special environment is a memory surface with special characteristics. Quote Right
Quote Left Cleverness is like a lens with a very sharp focus. Wisdom is more like a wide-angle lens. Quote Right
Quote Left Sometimes the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in a certain way. Looked at in another way, the right course of action may be so obvious that the problem no longer exists. Quote Right
Quote Left I'll be damned if I am not getting tired of this. It seems to be the profession of a President simply to hear other people talk. Quote Right
Quote Left Humour is by far the most significant activity of the human brain. Quote Right
Quote Left Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven. Quote Right
Quote Left Removing the faults in a stage-coach may produce a perfect stage-coach, but it is unlikely to produce the first motor car. Quote Right
Quote Left If you never change your mind, why have one? Quote Right
Quote Left Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way. Quote Right
Quote Left The need to be right all the time is the biggest bar to new ideas. It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong than to be always right by having no ideas at all. Quote Right
Quote Left Politics when I am in it, makes me sick. Quote Right
Quote Left Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain. Quote Right
Quote Left A memory is what is left when something happens and does not completely unhappen. Quote Right