Quotes by Edward De Bono

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Edward de Bono (born 1933) is a psychologist and physician. De Bono writes prolifically on subjects of lateral thinking, a concept he pioneered and now holds training seminars in. Dr. de Bono is also a world-famous consultant who has worked with companies like Coca-cola and Ericsson. more

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If you never change your mind, why have one?

Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven.
Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.
Some people drift along like a cork on a river, feeling that they cannot do anything except drift, moment to moment. This is an attitude of mind. Everyone can be constructive even in tiny ways.
Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations.
People should realize we're jerks just like them.
I must say, I don't feel very qualified to be a pop star. I feel very awkward at times in the role.
Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.
A memory is what is left when something happens and does not completely unhappen.

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