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


When I was young, I was sure of many things now there are only two things of which I am sure one is, that I am a miserable sinner and the other, that Christ is an all-sufficient Saviour. He is well-taught who learns these two lessons.

John Newton

I was too green to know that all cynicism masks a failure to cope -- an impotence, in short; and that to despise all effort is the greatest effort of all.

John Fowles, The Magus

Faith is believeing in something That sometimes doesn't always seem logical.

Unknown

I guess one of the funniest memories of my grandfather was the time I was at his house and that tied-up man with the gag in his mouth came hopping out of the closet and started yelling that HE was really my grandfather and the other guy was an imposter and to run for help. Who was that guy Oh, well, never saw HIM again.

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

Greetings on this most exceedingly beautiful spring morning. A morning swollen with new life, a morning on which, if I had the voice, I would let loose with song. It's hard to believe just a few short weeks ago we were eating our cornflakes in the wintery dark. Now, well it's still kind of dim out there, but I can see the golden glow of Apollo's chariot waiting in the wings, about to make its entrance. Winter's on the lam, no doubt.

Andrew Schneider

God has so made the mind of man that a peculiar deliciousness resides in the fruits of personal industry.

Wilberforce »

Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

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