Quotes by Frank Herbert, Chapterhouse Dune, Mentat Fixe

Ready comprehension is often a knee-jerk response and the most dangerous form of understanding. It blinks an opaque screen over your ablility to learn. The judgemental precedents of law function that way, littering your path with dead ends. Be warned. Understand nothing. All comprehension is temporary.

Frank Herbert, Chapterhouse Dune, Mentat Fixe

Other Great Authors


Don't be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully avoid.

John Keats

No more important duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.

Edwin Hubbel Chapin

No tyranny is so irksome as petty tyranny: the officious demands of policemen, government clerks, and electromechanical gadgets.

Edward Abbey

Frank It's the same old story. Boy finds girl, boy loses girl, girl finds boy, boy forgets girl, boy remembers girl, girls dies in a tragic blimp accident over the Orange Bowl on New Year's Day.

Naked Gun From the Files of Police Squad

A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.

Jane Austen

Kids' views are often just as valid as the teachers'. The best teachers are the ones that know that.

Morley Saefer »

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.

Edgar Alan Poe »

I'm telling you, just attach a big parachute TO THE PLANE ITSELF Is anyone listening to me

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts »