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


There are two ways of constructing a software design One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult.

C.A.R. Hoare

Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.

Euripides

The Earth is the Cradle of the Mind -- but one cannot eternally live in a cradle.

Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky

As a general rule the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.

Benjamin Disraeli

He that is of a merry heart hasth a continual feast.

Biblical Proverb

Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.

Gene Fowler »

Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.

Joseph Addison »