Clarity Of Thought Quotes

Quotes tagged as "clarity-of-thought" (showing 1-24 of 24)
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
“They think that intelligence is about noticing things are relevant (detecting patterns); in a complex world, intelligence consists in ignoring things that are irrelevant (avoiding false patterns)”
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“People who cannot distinguish between good and bad language, or who regard the distinction as unimportant, are unlikely to think carefully about anything else.”
B.R. Myers

“Whenever there's something wrong with your writing, suspect that there's something wrong with your thinking.”
Patricia T. O'Conner, Words Fail Me: What Everyone Who Writes Should Know about Writing

Nassim Nicholas Taleb
“ classical values make me advocate the triplet of erudition, elegance, and courage; against modernity's phoniness, nerdiness, and philistinism...many philistines reduce my ideas to an opposition of technology when in fact I am opposing the naive blindness to it's side affects - the fragility criterion. I'd rather be unconditional about ethical and conditional about technology than the the reverse.”
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms

T.F. Hodge
“Realize clarity from calamity.”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

Nassim Nicholas Taleb
“Most info-Web-media-newspaper types have a hard time swallowing the idea that knowledge is reached (mostly) by removing junk from peoples heads”
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Lawren Leo
“Strength, Confidence
Original Thought
I Seek You Out
Until Your Caught”
Lawren Leo, Dragonflame: Tap Into Your Reservoir of Power Using Talismans, Manifestation, and Visualization

Lovely Goyal
“Confusion is the starting of clarity”
Lovely Goyal, I Love the Way You Love Me

S. Kelley Harrell, M. Div.
“Clear synapses are like driving in Ireland. You hit a straight-away
and you gun it, cos you know it's not going to last long.”
S. Kelley Harrell, M. Div.

“Clarity in my cup. Transparency of my soul. Lucidity of myself.
Elixir of the ages. Tea makes us all sages.”
Dharlene Marie Fahl

“There is a bigger picture, just step back from the canvas.”
Ilona Simone

Lawren Leo
“Strength, Confidence
Original Thought
I Seek You Out
Until You're Caught”
Lawren Leo, Dragonflame: Tap Into Your Reservoir of Power Using Talismans, Manifestation, and Visualization

Theresa Breslin
“They spoke politely and with deference to the adults, whereas it went against my nature not to speak plainly. To many people speaking plainly is the same as speaking rudely. Whereas to me, if one was direct, it saved time and misunderstanding.”
Theresa Breslin, The Medici Seal

Alfred Korzybski
“Definitions create conditions.”
Alfred Korzybski, Manhood of Humanity

Emilyann Girdner
“No matter what there always seems to be something clouding my existence, nothing is ever clear.”
Emilyann Girdner, The Labyrinth Wall

Jay McInerney
“Your head is pounding with voices of confession and revelation. You followed the rails of white powder across the mirror in pursuit of a point of convergence where everything was cross-referenced according to a master code. For a second, you felt terrific. You were coming to grips. Then the coke ran out; as you hoovered the last line, you saw yourself hideously close-up with a rolled twenty sticking out of your nose. The goal is receding. Whatever it was. You can't get everything straight in one night.”
Jay McInerney, Bright Lights, Big City

Jay Woodman
“I honour the clarity of the present moment, and the stillness at the centre of being (mine & others), even in the midst of so much doing.”
Jay Woodman

“Don't wait until the last minute. The last minute is the worst minute.”
Jacinta Mpalyenkana

Carlos Wallace
“Clarity and peace of mind are powerful tools. Achieving either (and both) is only possible when we allow ourselves to “see” life in all its variance.”
Carlos Wallace, The Other 99 T.Y.M.E.S: Train Your Mind to Enjoy Serenity

Ana Claudia Antunes
“Sometimes something that you've been asking for
It's just something that you could not see before.
For it was something that made you belong,
And that was there the whole time all along.”
Ana Claudia Antunes, A-Z of Happiness: Tips for Living and Breaking Through the Chain that Separates You from Getting That Dream Job

Tripta Arora
“Things in black and white are far better than things in grey!!”
Tripta Arora, The Beauty of Imperfection

Jon Kabat-Zinn
“Simply put, meditation is the path to clarity, compassion, and a path of wisdom leading to the eradication of suffering.”
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life

Katerina Stoykova-Klemer
“If you find a word, you find a door.”
Katerina Stoykova-Klemer, Птичка на перваза / Bird on a Window Sill

Rae Carson
“I've lived for the blink of an eye. But I've been dying for a very long time.”
Rae Carson, The Bitter Kingdom