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

He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.


I have made this letter long because i have not the time to make it shorter.

Blaise Pascal, Lettres Proviciales 1657

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

Albert Einstein

In seeking wisdom thou are wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it thou are a fool.

Rabbi Ben-Azai

There were so many candidates on the platform that there were not enough promises to go around.

Ronald Reagan

I believe the first test of a truly great man is his humility.

John Ruskin »

People and things do not upset us, rather we upset ourselves by believing that they can upset us.

Albert Ellis, founder of Rational Emotive Therapy »