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


Look to this day,For it is life, the very life of life.In its brief course lie all the verities and realities of your existencethe bliss of growth, the glory of action, the splendor of beauty.For yesterday is but a dreamAnd tomorrow is only a vision,But today well lived makesevery yesterday a dream of happinessand every tomorrow a vision of hope.Look well, therefore to this day,such is the salutation of the dawn.

The Sufi

Lie: A very poor substitute for the truth, but the only one discovered to date.

Unknown

Americans and British have different ways of saying things. They say 'elevator,' we say 'lift' ... they say 'President,' we say 'stupid psychopathic git.'

Alexis Sayle

The success combination in business is Do what you do better...and Do more of what you do...

David Joseph Schwartz

To be 70 years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be 40 years old.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Marta says the interesting thing about fly-fishing is that it's two lives connected by a thin strand. Come on, Marta. Grow up.

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts »

A noble person attracts noble people, and knows how to hold on to them.

Johann von Goethe »

Gain a modest reputation for being unreliable and you will never be asked to do a thing.

Paul Theroux »