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What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only marvel at the shadows and read more

What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only marvel at the shadows and images of various objects, provided they are content and don't know what they miss, and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things?

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What a peculiar privilege has this little agitation of the brain which we call 'thought'.

What a peculiar privilege has this little agitation of the brain which we call 'thought'.

by Hume Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

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Half the work that is done in this world is to make things appear what they are not.

Half the work that is done in this world is to make things appear what they are not.

by E. R. Beadle Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that read more

Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.

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It is always brave to say what everyone thinks.

It is always brave to say what everyone thinks.

by George Duhamel Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind.

In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind.

by Louis Pasteur Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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When you write down your ideas you automatically focus your full attention on them. Few if any of us can read more

When you write down your ideas you automatically focus your full attention on them. Few if any of us can write one thought and think another at the same time. Thus a pencil and paper make excellent concentration tools.

by Michael Leboeuf Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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To the man who only has a hammer in the toolkit, every problem looks like a nail.

To the man who only has a hammer in the toolkit, every problem looks like a nail.

by Abraham Maslow Found in: Perspective Quotes,
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