Quotes by Edward de Bono, Textbook of Wisdom

Cleverness is like a lens with a very sharp focus. Wisdom is more like a wide-angle lens.

Edward de Bono, Textbook of Wisdom

Other Great Authors

It is better to obey the mysterious direction, without any fuss, when it points to a new road, however strange that road may be. There is probably as much reason for it, if the truth were known, as for anything else.

H. M. Tomlinson

In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress.

John Adams

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.


Expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope.

Arnold Glasgow

He who hasn't hacked assemply language as a youth has no heart. He who does as an adult has no brain.

John Moore

Reading is sometimes an ingenious device for avoiding thought.

Sir Arthur Helps »

As a man thinketh, so is he

Proverbs 237 Bible »