- Samuel Johnson He who has imagination without learning has wings and no feet.
- Joseph Joubert The ultimate court of appeal is observation and experiment ... - Thomas Henry Huxley A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
- Marcelene Cox Thinking is the hardest work in the world; and most of us will go to great lengths to avoid it. - Descartes The most important attitude that can be formed is that of desire to go on learning. - John Dewey Education is a social process; education is growth; education is not preparation for life but is life itself.
- Louise Dudley The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts. - John Dewey We only think when we are confronted with a problem. - John Dewey Anyone who has begun to think, places some portion of the world in jeopardy.
The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.
- William Gladstone What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.- Charles Franklin Kettering Creativity takes courage.- Henri Matisse He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.- Albert Einstein To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative imagination and marks real advances in science. - Erasmus The force of the temptation which urges us to seek for such evidence and appearances as are in favour of our desires, and to disregard those which oppose them, is wonderfully great.- Margaret Fuller Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probably reason why so few engage in it.It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction. - Albert Einstein The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.- Albert Einstein I think and think for months and years. - Albert Einstein Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. - Ralph Waldo Emerson What is the hardest task in the world? - Ralph Waldo Emerson Be careful that you write accurately rather than much.- William James Genius means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way.- William James A problem well stated is a problem half solved.- Henry Ford Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. - Henry Ford All truly wise thoughts have been thought already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, till they take root in our personal experience.- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.