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

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Every theory of love, from Plato down, teaches that each individual loves in the other sex what he lacks in himself.

G. Stanley Hall

There is no remedy so easy as books, which if they do not give cheerfulness, at least restore quiet to the most troubled mind.

Mary Wortley Montagu

LEONARD I've failed, Chris. I can't locate the white collective unconscious. CHRIS I wouldn't feel too bad about that. You know, western culture hasn't really carried the baton on folklore and mythology. The rise of Christianity put the kibosh on it--the gospel hits the number one best-seller list and everything else gets remaindered.

Barbara Hall

Virtue has never been as respectable as money.

Mark Twain

In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. This is what makes America what it is.

Gertrude Stein

It is feeling and force of imagination that make us eloquent.

Marcus Valerius Martialis »

Count Hermann Keyserling once said truly that the greatest American superstition was belief in facts.

John Gunther »

Offended vanity is the great separator in social life.

Arthur Helps »