Quotes by Frank Herbert, Dune First Law of Mentat

A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.

Frank Herbert, Dune First Law of Mentat

Other Great Authors

The factory of the future will have two employees a man and a dog. The man's job will be to feed the dog. The dog's job will be to prevent the man from touching any of the automated equipment.

Warren Bennis

The world is disgracefully managed one hardly knows to whom to complain.

Ronald Firbank

Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will never be understood, let alone believed, by the masses.


I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.

Will Rogers

A good storyteller is a person who has a good memory and hopes other people haven't.

Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb

Those who hear not the music. . . think the dancers mad.

Unknown »

I bet a funny thing about driving a car off a cliff is, while you're in midair, you still hit those brakes Hey, better try the emergency brake

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts »

In the absences of a decent time machine, fiction remains the most sturdy vehicle for visiting other eras.

Tom Nolan »