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


You have to believe that the universe will provide.

Steve Crosby

Love means never having to say you're sorry.

Erich Segal

Valor is a gift. Those having it never know for sure whether they have it till the test comes. And those having it in one test never know for sure if they will have it when the next test comes.

Carl Sandburg

You cannot step twice into the same river.

Heraclitus, In Plato, Cratylus

It has been said that God's gift is also indescribable because of the grace by which it is given. God, who is rich in mercy, gave the world the gift of His dear Son while we were at enmity with Him. Paul says 'But God commendeth His love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us' (Rom. 58). Therefore, in Him we are freely given all things redemption, forgiveness of sins, righteousness, peace, hope, wisdom and knowledge.

Paul Sadler

We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.

Denis Waitley »

No punishment of the unrighteous has ever been too severe in the eyes of the righteous.

Author Unknown »

Acting is standing up naked and turning around very slowly.

Rosalind Russell »